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Bathys

Hifi Speakers Based on the Linkwitz Labs LX Mini

by Bathys Mar 30, 2015
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Nice print and build! I'm curious did you follow Linkowitz's plans or just use the publicly available info? What do your EQ settings look like for the MiniDSP?

hi there very interested in building the Lxmini copies. I note though that you don't specify an exact pipe length (you mention 24' or there abouts) yet the linkwitz originals are quite specific for a given volume and he says minor variations will change the sound. Have you been able to compare the sound of yours with a true Lxmini? Thanks!!

He does mention some specific volumes and these are close, but not exact since I wasn't using the same drivers. I used the 24" pre-cut 4" pipe that was easily available to me. Since his speakers have a different free air resonance vs the ones I used, this should be "about right". I did pack them with as much dampening material as he suggested.
And no, I've never heard LXminis nor I doubt I'll ever have a chance to. But no matter because these speakers sound fantastic as they are.
I'm noticing this design isn't being included in Thingiverse's "speakers" category, but maybe they'll add it soon. These might be a lot of printing, but they're worth it.