SWA Computer speakers

SWA Computer speakers


Designer:
Lee Teeples

Project Category:
Freestyle Speakers

Project Level:
Intermediate

Project Time:
20+ Hours

Project Cost:
$100 – $500

Project Description:
The satellites were design in Solidworks using the 737-900s that Southwest Airlines use as reference. The model was spit into sections that could be 3D printed. After that, a lot of sanding, primering and painting finished them out. All electronics are mounted in the sub cabinet.

Design Goals:
My wife I a proud member of the Southwest Airlines family and to celebrate, I designed and built these so she can show her spirit at the office. They were intended for her desktop audio but the system works great as a bookshelf system being fed by a mobile device or a Sonos Connect.

Driver Selection:
Dayton Audio ND65-8 2 1/2″ Full-Range Driver
Tang Band W5-1138SMF 5 1/4″ Subwoofer

Enclosure Design:
Satellites- sealed pods
Subwoofer- ported .3 cubic feet tuned to 44 hz

Enclosure Assembly:
Satellites- 3D printed and finished
Subwoofer- Birch

Crossover Design:
Built in electronic

Conclusion:
Really like how it turned out. Sounds great! My wife is estatic.

About the Designer:
Car audio installer/fabricator for 20 years. Now work in the New product development of a manufacture.

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