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Framingr

Teardrop Speakers

by Framingr Jun 16, 2017
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Hi i am searching for a relatively easy print for some diyspeakers. do you by change still have the stl for the entire tear drop, without the cut? I am hoping i can print it in one go.

Awesome design BTW!

I'm sorry they were specifically designed as two pieces for both wiring installation and to allow the addition of fibre fill for sound improvement.

These look great! I'm not an audiophile by any means or measure, but am needing to make some very compact speakers (and will be doing plenty of research I'm sure). If not too much of a bother, I'm assuming that you don't have any additional electronic components within the shell, it is just the speaker connected to the plugs without any crossover or filtering??? (forgive the lack of proper terminology). .

Hey mate - you are correct there is no crossover because there is one driver. If I was to add a tweeter etc you would need one. The only thing in the speakers apart from the components is fiber fill.

Thanks for the design! Finally got around to posting my build. Sound quality is excellent, especially paired with a micro-sub.

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Sorry for another (somewhat dumb) question: Other than the 3d printed parts & the drivers, what else will I need?

You will need some short speaker wire - or at least some medium heavy gauge wire. I also like the accoustifil product but in a pinch you could use the very light stuffing they use for chairs. You will also need the pegs for the speaker inputs and any associated cables to go from your musical device of choice.

Oh and of course the ability to solder

Excellent. Thanks much! I'm printing speaker #1 right now.

Awesome - let me know how they work out for you. As mine break in I feel they sound even better. One word of advice make sure you wire up the speakers and remember which is positive and negative correctly (the pegs should truly represent the polarity they are attached to) If you cross wire one of the speakers you will lose a lot of base.

What infill % did you use? Any other print setting tips?

3 shells - 10% infill. I find that when I plan to sand something the shells are more important than the infill. In this case the walls are not very wide so its not necessary to pack them full of infill