Build your own high-end near-field monitors with the highly regarded Overnight Sensations MT speaker pair kit designed by Paul Carmody. This kit includes nearly everything to build a pair of speakers, including: a pair of knock-down cabinets, drivers, ports, and crossover components.
Quick, economical build that delivers surprisingly-big sound from a small box
1/2" Baltic birch cabinets have been precisely CNC cut for perfect fit-and-finish
Perfect size for use as small monitors and computer speakers
This kit is an excellent choice for an amateur speaker building hobbyist
When Paul Carmody first listened to the Overnight Sensations speakers that he designed he exclaimed, "I wish I had a time machine. I would go back to my bedroom when I was in Jr. High or High School and give these to myself. These are the little bookshelf speakers I imagined I had: huge soundstage, deep bass, and tiny box. In reality, back then all I had were some impish Minimus-7s."
The Overnight Sensations are designed to be a quick, economical build that could put out a surprisingly-big sound in a small box. Could be a weekender project for an addict, a gift for a teenager (see above), or—in Paul's case—a set of small, full-bodied monitors that he could listen to while grading papers.
To start a do-it-yourselfer off right, this kit includes a pair of high-grade 1/2" Baltic birch cabinets that have been precisely CNC cut and rabbeted for perfect fit-and-finish when assembling the cabinet, as well as perfect driver fit.
For the Overnight Sensations' driver arrangement, Paul selected the versatile Dayton Audio ND20FA-6 3/4" neodymium silk dome tweeter and mated it to the attractive HiVi B4N 4" aluminum midbass woofer. To extract as much bass as possible, Paul decided upon a cabinet size of roughly 0.16 cubic feet (4.5 liters) and is tuned to 53 Hz using a 1-3/8" diameter port that is 6" long.
Note: Screws, binding posts, and speaker wire are not included.
Woofer diameter : 4"
Power handling : 25W RMS/50W max
Impedance : 8 ohms
Frequency response : 45-20,000 Hz (-3 dB)
Sensitivity : 83 dB 1W/1m
speaker type : Bookshelf
Cabinet Dimensions : 9" H x 6" W x 8-3/8" D
Input Rating : 8 ohm
Configuration : 2-way
Color : unfinished