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  1. Hello ,im in need of help on deciding on the coil option for my subs i have choose a pair of FI Q 10's running off of a DC audio 3.5k . My problem is that i have a box which is sealed and has two chambers (one for each sub) with seperate terminals for each sub ,so i was wondering if i was to get the dual 1 ohm coils and wired them at .5 ohms on each sub would they be summed up to one ohm at the amp (DC 3.5k) because i know it is a mono with two pairs of outputs so i assume they are internally summed ... or am i wrong .....any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks .
  2. Hoping some of you can offer some insight or first hand experience. I blew my Rockford R1200 amp so I decided to go bigger and just got a crescendo bc3500. Planning on an xsd3400 under the hood, and maybe an alternator depending on what voltage looks like during testing. I've been somewhat out of the game for a while so I need help deciding what subs to throw this kind of power at. GOALS: 2 10" drivers 2.5 - 3 MAX cubic feet box Musical but with authoritative lows (will be using them primarily for electric funk hippie rave music, rap, and soft rock) Reliability/durability to handle 3k+ (on 2) Subs will be in the boot firing in to the cabin and probably sealed off with some form of ghetto hackjob. So far I've looked at the Sundown X, SSA Xcon, SQ HDC3, and Crescendo Contralto, they all look good from reviews, but I haven't modeled any yet though. I'm sure i'm missing some beefy 10's out there in the 1500-2000 rms range, help me decide! P.S. no idea what my old username was, havent been on any forums in years so I might look new but I promise I'm not
  3. Hey everyone. Im new to the forum so forgive me for the "newbieness" have always read topics on the forum but decided to finally join! I mean im here all the time so why not. But to get to what I need help with! Have been working on a new build for my truck (2004 silverado ext cab) plans are for 2 dc audio xl 10s under the seat with a dc audio 5k for power. Alternator batterys and all those goodies to come as well. I use bass box pro for designing my boxes. Have played around alot on the program and am familiar with it. Nothing too extensive tho as far as knowledge goes with it. I have tried and tried every way (that I know of) to to get 1 cubic ft of air space (recomended air from the dc website and personally from rob and rusty from dc) but my problem is that in order to have a box be 1 cubic ft and tune it in the low 30s the port is around 50 inches long. Thats just about an average length ive come up with. Tried slot ports pvc/aero ports. Not sure what to do to get 1 cubic ft air space and tune from 31-35 without an insanely long port?? Iike I said im pretty new and its my first post so any help or ideas is appreciated. Hpefuly im just having a brain fart and its a totally easy thing im overlooking haha.
  4. Ok, I have super limited space in my RX7, I have probably about 2 1/2 to 3 cu ft of useable space in the hatch of my 1994 Mazda RX7. Right now I have 2 - Kicker L7 Truck Boxes in it (model 08TS10L72), and they barely fit. They aren't not loud, but I'm looking for as loud as I can fit in there. I used to have 4 - 12's in my Ford Probe, and that was LOUD, I just don't have the same space available in here to fit much. If you had 2 - 3 cu ft of space to use... what would you choose?
  5. Im looking for a subwoofer either 8,10, or 12 inches with a low fs under 30. A qts between 5 and 5.6, also a decent xmax to support music down to 20 hz. I ask these requirements because i had 2 rockford p3 10s which i would buy again in a heartbeat if it werent for the fact that it can only go as low as 28 hz accord to sonicelectronix. i can vouch that it doesnt hit low notes without a loud sharp sound which i thought was coil hitting magnet. So the sub must also play down to 20 hz full power and be at or under 250$. I have also used a morel primo 12 which was a decent replacement but needs more xmax and a bit higher qts but it does hit 20 hz. I am considering buying a cadence s1 w8 but want some feedback from everyone here to see if they have any helpful experiences with similar taste in subwoofers.
  6. Hey guys, so I got bored tonight and decided to get this sub I have laying around playing in a goofy temporary box until I actually build the QWTL for it. I've turned the cardboard box it came in into a subwoofer enclosure. I need to do some testing and tweaking to get it sounding a bit better but it's actually turning out to be better than I expected. Currently it's net volume is roughly .32 ft3. I'm experimenting with a port but need to add some more volume in order to get it to have any decent output with the port. The driver I'm using is the Dayton Audio Classic 10" 4ohm SVC (https://www.parts-express.com/dayton-audio-dcs255-4-10-classic-subwoofer-4-ohm--295-202#lblProductQ&A). I've taken some pictures along the way but I don't feel like uploading them tonight so hopefully I'll get around to it tomorrow. Hopefully tomorrow I can find a way to increase the volume of the box as well as add some more bracing. Disclaimer: Before anyone says it, I know that this isn't an optimal or even really usable enclosure. This is purely for fun and laughs. I do not recommend anyone trying this seriously as it will probably result in damage to equipment. I'm not putting a whole lot of power to this and am watching it pretty closely.
  7. As a little side project, I had an old Martin Logan 10" lying around and decided to create an enclosure for it and give it as a gift to a teacher of mine. He's a big fan of the cowboys so I figured i'd incorporate that somewhere, I hardly documented the building process but the finished product I am extremely proud of, and does it bump! Specs: Vb: 1.088 Ft^3 Fb: 38.8 Hz F3: 29 Hz RMS: 300 Watts
  8. Anybody have experience with these subs? I purchased one for one of my buddy's builds in his 2000 chevy silverado 1500 regular cab, let me start off by saying fuck my life there is no room behind the seats to put anything.... So I ordered the sub from Sonic http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_45988_NVX-NSW104.html And I gotta say for $70 the build quality on this thing seems awesome. Plans are to hook it up to this (when I get the money from him to order it) http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_67857_MB-Quart-OA500.1.html And put it in this box I have designed, again, this truck has no room behind the seats so this is gonna be the most complicated box I have made so far! Box will be 1.35'^3 Net @36hz (1.59'^3 Gross) with 12.5"^2 per ft^3, he listens to mostly country so I figured this would work good for him, got a router with a roundover bit this time so I figured that will help if for any reason this isn't enough port area for this sub so we don't get port noise. Already got the lines drawn out on what I had left over for a sheet of 3/4" mdf, as long as I don't fuck up any cuts I have just enough to do this box (which is great cause this kid is a cheap bastard and I'm getting like $60 to build this box and install this shit). As usual all tips are accepted and any knowledge and experience is greatly appreciated. I will let everyone know how well this sub does when all is said and done since I don't see many builds with NVX subs.
  9. I'm looking to build a big ported box for 2 alpine type r 10 1042D.. I have a 3000 watt bassinferno amp.. I'm putting them n a 98 blazer 4 door with a drop tail gate.. I want at least 1 cubic ft of air space per sub.. I think subs faced up and big port at bottom of box at the tail gate.. But what ever is best for deep bass.. I only have one hooked up now in a ported box and it sounds good for what it is.. If u have any ideas or specs let me know
  10. Got a new car and I am just starting my audio install and other cool accessories! Check it out!
  11. hi good day recently bought one of this sub and need help with box design can anyone help with this a simple plan is all i need thank you in advance all info is on the bottom * Loudspeaker Enclosure Analysis Program * LEAP® EnclosureShop Jan/25/2005 * ©1993-2003 LinearX Systems Inc * Date: Dec 9, 2016 Fri 10:23 am * LTD File=C:\Program Files\LEAP\Transducers\ATOMIC APXX.Ltd * Electro Mechanical Parameters Name= APXX10d1 Note= 12.09,2016 Model= TSL Domain= FreeAir Shape= Round Profile= Cone Fmd= 3.0000 KA Qmd= 1.0000 Flp= 8.0000 KA Qlp= 2.0000 Znom= 1.0000 Ohm Revc= 2.0000 Ohm Sd= 35.0000E-3 M² Mmd= 153.3000 g Pmax= 5.0000E3 W Rtvc= 50.0000E-3 °C/W Xgap= 30.0000 mm Xcoil= 50.0000 mm Xmax= 10.0000 mm Krm= 99.7800 mOhm Erm= 682.0000E-3 Kxm= 208.6400 mH Exm= 590.0000E-3 Rms= 10.3287 N·S/M Mms= 157.0629 g Cms= 58.5294 uM/N Vas= 10.2407 Ltr Fo= 52.4924 Hz Qms= 5.0154 Qes= 0.1155 Qts= 0.1129 BL= 29.9489 T·M Levc= 5.7830E-3 H SPLo= 92.9150 dB No= 1.2294 %
  12. I found one of my dad's old mtx 10's that is 25 years old... I have it in a new box and replaced the wires... It sounds great, at least for being what it is. Its replacing the 5.5" logitech sub in my room system, so its only on i think 25w rms. Is there anything I could use to power this sub with more wattage? I cant find anything written on the sub or online. I have a few PC PSU's, one is 300 watts. Is there a way for me to wire this? the 25 watt amp is clipping and distorting the sub too easily, and since the sub is in good condition, im sure it can take more. Ive got a computer that i just found at my moms old office, and im not sure of the wattage of the psu, but i know it cant be much, maybe 150-200. So i have PSU's that would put out the right amount of wattage im looking for, i just need to know how to wire it up for my room. Thanks in advance for any help.
  13. I have a 95 Firebird and I will be installing a new four channel amp soon. I will have Jl Audio components in each door. Mids, tweets, and crossover. And I will have two Crescendo 6.5s Mids in the rear factory location. My question is will I need to install some kind of in line crossover for the crescendos to keep the really high pitched frequencies out ?
  14. Hey everyone i am new to the site and forum i was wondering if anyone could help me out with any knowledge they have on the subject. I am building a custom build for my truck which is a 2000 silverado extended cab, and i cant find anything out there on what im looking for exactly. my goal is to build a ported box to specs for 4 Alpine 1043D subwoofers i would like the box to be ported and as loud as possible. I have a Rockford Fosgate t1500-1bdcp that is going to power the whole system and was wondering if anyone has any ideas on a box that would fit my truck preferably on the bench seat in the back but i can take the bench out if push come to shove please help out if you can. Thanks. 517 Audio
  15. I need help with a box for a 15" kicker comp, i want it to do the best it can possible do on the lows, around 24-33 Hz, and alright is ok up to about 55 Hz, so im thinking a bigger box it better, so around 4 cubes, but i cant get the port area and length right, its pissing me off. thanks
  16. No, it's not a porn title... Long time since I've posted. About 8 years. Life hit hard and I'm just getting back on my feet and into some car audio again. So I've owned small Craigslist set ups over the past few years and I'm really wanting to finally just build and buy my own. I did a temporary cheap set up but am ready to plan a real one. I'm currently running a MOFO 10" powered by a planet audio trq3000. Probably 800 rms at most. Amp will be upgraded to a better quality amp. But that's not where I'm stuck. Where I'm stuck is finding the perfect 10". My box is currently at 2 cu ft with a 4" aero at 32 hz. My goal is to find a 10" that's better quality. I know 12s, 15s, and 18s would be better for lows but with the space I have, small is better and I like to be a little different. I'd like to stay around $200 for a 10" but may save another $100 if it's well worth it. Staying around 1k Watts rms and a sub that likes it low. I have a few brands in interested in but with being out for so long, idk what's what anymore. I'd be willing to build a new box too but can't get too big. Here's a few 10s I had picked out Skar evl-10 Seven SS1000 Massive summoxl 10 AB xfl 10 AB TNT 10 Dark audio DKI 10 PSI series 2 10" (with boosters) NEP advanced 10" Soundqubed HDS3 10 Thank you all! Feels good to be back into car audio.
  17. I have heard that a round perfect circle speaker will sound better compared to an oval or a square sized speaker because it can produce sound waves more accurately. I was also told that a 6.5 inch is the perfect mid range speaker, because it is round, isn't too large, but isn't too small. Does the shape of the speaker really matter when it comes to the sound of the speaker? Would a 5 inch speaker sound better compared to a 6.5 or would a 4x10 blow them all out of the water. What do you think when it comes to speaker size and shape? What's your "perfect speaker"?
  18. ive done all the measurements and designing myself would like some further input idea and what not and improvements!! box specs: H=23in w=46in depth=12in vent: from top to bottom 3 inches wide goes 11in back then 18 in lefr and right on each wall 4.6 cubes after displacement tuned to 31hz how do i post a pic of it?
  19. So this morning Derek (fox_racin4) happened to be in my area and available so i got a little demo. this was the first "real" system i have ever heard and it was AWESOME, and it wasnt even going full tilt as it had a fresh recone. youtube.com/embed/wQzxtcG4VDk
  20. so whats the recommended box on this ab xlf 12's? seem like a solid sub for the price!
  21. Looking for Level 4 M1 motors or blown subs. Any size is fine if basket and sub are attached. Looking to pay about 100iish each and I will cover shipping. Please send me a pm if you have any for sale. Thanks. Looking for 2. Must be M1 model. ( single hole in motor )
  22. I have been looking around to uprgrade my bass. I have ordered a pioneer gmd9601 amp that claims 1200rms @1ohm. As far as subs, I have been looking into 2 10 inch subs. sundown SA, FI X, RE SEx are a few I have researched. I have an Isuzu rodeo so space is not much of a problem. What are peoples' ideas and suggestions to get loud? can't upgrade the amp right as of yet.
  23. Hello, this is my first time posting on here. I am getting a two RE Audio SEx10D4's and I am hoping if someone could help me design a box for them. I am going to be running it off a Planet Audio AP3000D amp at 4 ohms's. Any help would be appreciated and thanks in advance.
  24. Found these on CL earlier and I was wondering if $150 was a good deal for both of them in the box. http://parkersburg.c...3096452731.html
  25. So here is my question, im a huge kicker fan, I know alot of people hate on them, but I like they way the l7's sound. So I had a 2004 tahoe and it started dying on me, I had 2 15" l7's in a 12^3ft box after displacement tuned to 32 hz running off of a kicker zx2500.1 amp and a kicker dx400.4 to 4 6.5" power bass pro audio mids and 4 cone tweeters, 1 of each per channel. Well I bought a new 2002 Tahoe and it came with 2 10" l7's in a ported box tuned to 40 Hz. I have an extra kicker dx1000.1 amp laying around from my last car before both of these tahoe's and while I loved the lows of the 15's, I wanted something to hit the higher bass notes on a comparable level as the 15's and not just the door speakers. Im in the process of moving everything over from the old tahoe to the new one, and I know everyone talks about sound cancellation, but sense all 4 subs are 2008 model 2 ohm l7's, could I not run the 10's and 15's together to use the 10's as a mid bass sort of thing? I would set the zx2500.1 to 10-40 Hz response and the dx1000.1 to 40-200 Hz so the subs wouldn't be hitting the same notes per say, I have a friend with an oscilloscope who will properly set all of my gains to get the most out of the subs without damaging them, and just for relevance, I added 2 Stinger SPV44's in the trunk for the 3 amps. So what do you guys think? would this work if I have the amp crossover's set to not play the same notes as each other? Or would this still be a bad idea? And It's not like im spending any money to do this sense I already have everything laying around, i just wanted to get everyones opinion on the matter. Any and all responses welcome, just if the response is no or I wouldnt suggest it, please explain why so I can actually know the right answer, thanks!
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