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Turn your Foamie trailer into a Stereo …

Postby GPW » Wed Apr 04, 2018 11:54 am

Somebody will have to try this ... 8) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zdkyGDqU7xA I’ll be making some individual Foamie speakers to test .
turn your audio device on , the sound would come from everywhere… :thumbsup:
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Postby Sparksalot » Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:16 pm

Cool!
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Re: Turn your Foamie trailer into a Stereo …

Postby GPW » Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:23 am

Mine came in … now for a Foamie speaker/trailer :o
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Re: Turn your Foamie trailer into a Stereo …

Postby GPW » Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:20 am

To test these we made up a piece of Fomular , 19” X 48” X 3/4” ( what we had ) rounded the edges and sanded the surface …. ready to test out today … Since these are low power < 20 watts , I’d think a small (cheap) DC powered stereo amp would be perfect( maybe even Solar) … It won’t be a concert , but should provide some pleasant listening , for you and the Bears ... :o
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Postby Zomby Woof » Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:50 am

GPW wrote: Since these are low power < 20 watts , I’d think a small (cheap) DC powered stereo amp would be perfect


Check out a Lepai 2020 Great little budget chip amps.
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Re: Turn your Foamie trailer into a Stereo …

Postby GPW » Wed Apr 11, 2018 6:31 pm

Thanks Woof … Parts Express has them … :thumbsup:
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Re: Turn your Foamie trailer into a Stereo …

Postby Zomby Woof » Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:44 am

I have about a half dozen of those amps, they're great for the money and running on 12V makes them useful for a lot of projects. DIY audio is one of my hobbies, primarily building speakers

Here's 68 pages of flat panel info for you to read :shock:

http://techtalk.parts-express.com/forum ... eaker-love
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Re: Turn your Foamie trailer into a Stereo …

Postby Sparksalot » Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:25 am

GPW wrote:Thanks Woof … Parts Express has them … :thumbsup:

Do you have a link by chance?
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Re: Turn your Foamie trailer into a Stereo …

Postby GPW » Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:59 pm

There’s no place like Foam !
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Re: Turn your Foamie trailer into a Stereo …

Postby Sparksalot » Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:10 pm

Cool beans.

Was your exciter a 4 ohm unit? Did you pair them to get an 8 ohm load?
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Re: Turn your Foamie trailer into a Stereo …

Postby GPW » Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:46 pm

Sparks , I did it quite unscientifically , just picked the ones that “looked" good ( affordable dice roll ) , just to test … I got the Tectonic TEAX25C10-8/SP ( the Frog) and a DAEX25Q-4 25mm Exciter 20 W 4 ohm .. I was thinking we could put just one on my Mini-Galley wall, and the sound would fill the whole trailer …( well, that’s what I was thinking anyway :NC …. we’ll need to test it to be really sure … but just thinking even a little sound would be Nice … You don’t want to offend your neighbor campers , or scare off the bears … :o
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Re: Turn your Foamie trailer into a Stereo …

Postby Sparksalot » Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:03 pm

How else are you supposed to generate sparks!
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Re: Turn your Foamie trailer into a Stereo …

Postby aggie79 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:25 am

Crap! I wish I hadn't read this post. I really don't need another diversion for my too limited personal time...but in the next month or two I'm going to clear my schedule and give this a go. Maybe I'll try some large horizontal suspended panels in my garage.
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Re: Turn your Foamie trailer into a Stereo …

Postby Sparksalot » Fri Apr 13, 2018 4:39 pm

:twisted: :thumbsup:
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Re: Turn your Foamie trailer into a Stereo …

Postby GPW » Sat Apr 14, 2018 6:39 am

We did the test of this on a 3/4” piece of Fomular , and it was a miserable failure !!! Not very loud , not very good Tones … Scratching this off my list ... :thumbdown:
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