Useful links

Below I share a few links to sites mostly about loudspeaker design and implementation (DIY) that I found interesting and valuable.

Link collections for audiophile DIY speaker builders

A big link collection on audiophile DIY: TEWM audiophile DIY links

A big link collection on speaker DIY, unfortunately with many outdated links: Pjay's speaker DIY link collection

Link collection mostly on horn and TL speakers and tube amplifiers: mh-audio's links

Another, smaller link collection: diyaudioprojects

Shine7's audio links: shine7 audio

Paul Carmody's favorite speaker DIY links: DIY speaker links

DIY audio forums

The biggest DIY audio forum:

Audioasylum forum:

Loudspeaker building, theory and practice

A comprehensive site on loudspeaker theory, and design: diy-loudspeakers

Acoustics theory and sound system design: Art Ludwig

An excellent site on HIFI loudspeaker design and measurement:

All the goodies about subwoofer DIY: diysubwoofers

An illustrated guide to building loudspeakers: instructables -- how to build custom speakers

A guide to build a simple loudspeaker enclosure, with many pictures: popularmechanics -- build your own speakers

Speaker measurements, diagrams and data

Manufacturers' data

An almost all-encompassing database of speaker drivers with manufacturer data:

Speaker measurements independent of manufacturer

John's many speaker measurements including frequency response, impedance, CSD, distortion, and Thiele-Small parameters: Zaph audio

Göran's speaker measurements: AudioExcite

Ampslab's favorite speakers with measurements: Ampslab hifi drivers

Free loudspeaker measurement and/or design software

Audio measurement and analyser software: ARTA

An excellent loudspeaker design software and surprisingly it's free! VituixCAD

Audio measurement software: RMAA

Room acoustics measurement and analyser software: REW

Direct radiator and horn loaded loudspeaker simulator: Hornresp

Frequency and impulse response measurement software: Holmimpulse

Enclosure calculations (low frequency curves and baffle step):

FRD/ZMA file based crossover simulator (German): xover204a or xover204a

Video tutorial for xover204a: xover204a video

Closed, ported and bandpass design software: WinISD

Free circuit simulators

SPICE simulator: LTspice

Circuit simulation: Qucs

DIY loudspeaker plans and kits

Göran's loudspeaker plans: AudioExcite

Troels Gravesen's designs: Troels Gravesen

Lots of DIY kits: Lautsprechershop

Seas DIY kits: Seas kits

Curt Campbell's kits: Speaker design works

Roman J. Bednarek's designs: RJB Audio

HHH kits: Humble Homemade Hifi

Paul Carmody's designs: Undefinition

Other interesting audio links

Probably the biggest audio related internet site list: audiogrid

A crash course on the fundamentals of audio: TEWM audio course

What counts and what counts not in modern audio formats?

Where to buy speaker drivers and speaker building accessories in Europe






SB Acoustics, Monacor drivers; Jantzen accessories: Hangtechnika Kft.

Visaton, Monacor drivers, and accessories: Hangszóróbolt

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