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  1. RE MT 15" specs

    Hello guys, Now before ranting me, I've done some research on these RE Audio subs and I'm well aware of the fact that there are threads on this website about these subs. The reason for making a new thread is, I do not wish to reopen old threads or bump old stuff. But if this is not allowed please feel free to delete and pm me. I have tried contacting RE Audio but they basically didn't reply to calls and e-mails so I'm left in the dead. What I've found? Basically nothing, there are a lot of different set ups of these subs. In my case, a double lead (per terminal) sub, unsure of how many spiders. Also, I believe it's a dual 2 ohm, SPL set-up woofer in front of me, I bought it from a guy who didn't know much about it and I'm planning to sell it in an enclosure. But, I'll need specs. Now, the guy doesn't give too much about the box being 101% accurate, but some specs that are close to the actual woofer specs would be nice. Does anyone have some info on how to tune this woofer or what box to make? He wants it tuned real low, around 27-28 hz and he'll be slapping quite some power on to this beast, so I was hoping you guys could help me out. Thanks guys! (Pics of this woofer in attachments, not sure if they're of any use)
  2. I'm looking at building my first 4th order for a sundown zv4 rev2 15"d2. I have experience building custom boxes but have never built a bandpass. I'm not sure on what ratio to go with. I like lows but would really like something musical. It's going in a extended cab f150 powered by a shark [email protected] Could someone tell me how many cubes for the sealed and ported side and how many sqin my port should be and what's the best to tune it at? Any info is greatly appreciated!
  3. whats up fam. so heres a quick run down of my system. not a trunk build, not a wall, just a simple ugly back seat build lol i am a construction electrician with my trunk almost always full with tools and material for work. only other spot to fit a sub box with out doing a wall is my back seat. i just need some bass! not really going for looks. ive had some pictures on what i had before (just went from a skar evl15 to a dc xl15 and sae1500 to a dc 2k) so here are some recent pics... hope you guys enjoy... i personally did the big3 with sky high 1/0 up front and ran power from front stock battery to rear full throttle group 34. messed up by getting a blue big 3 kit instead of red lol oh well. heres what it looked like before i swapped out the sae1500. the rest of the wiring was done by arden audio in sacramento. when i went home and did a lil inspection i have noticed the ground going to the 4ch amp was just self tapped in with 3 screws on the frame of the vehicle. wasnt too happy about it so instead of complaining i just went ahead and fixed it. both grounds are now sharing an existing grounding point directly under the driver seat. everything else was fine, thanks arden audio! and heres the box just sitting on the back seat haha
  4. whats up smd! its been a good while. feels good to be getting back into car audio, the hobby that made me into a commercial/industrial electrician. the last system i had was in a 98 oldsmobile intrigue with a single 15" in the trunk. first was obsidian audio on a hifonics brz1200, then went with a skar vvx 15 after that. ive had other equipment before those, played around with jl, sundown, audioque, t3 audio compnents, hertz speakers... so that was like 5 years ago. had to sell everything because we were in need of money. our first child was going to be born soon and i was the main person bringing in income working at ace hardware. well, now, thanks to the love of car audio, i signed up for an electrical apprenticeship program here in california and started my career as a general electrician. needed more than 12v sparks in my face lmao. finished the 5 years as an apprentice, took the state exam and passed! officially a certified general electrician. i currently work for anderson pacific as a journeyman electrician in the bay area. but anyways, enough of my history. i want to build! so i have somewhat an idea of what im looking to get for my 2012 honda accord. i commute a lot! ha so this will mainly be a daily setup. maybe compete just for giggles in the near future. because of my job and not owning/commuting in a pickup i need my trunk space. all of it haha. and also would like to have my spare tire easily accessible. so that being said i am willing to sacrifice my rear seats for the sub(s). im only keeping one seat available for a car seat but the rest will be used to fit a box. so i have something like 25"w 24"h 18"d to work with. i already have a pioneer deh-80prs installed and replaced the stock front speakers with a set of skar TX65C and the rear with a pair of skar fsx 6.5s. yup, i think im going with skar all around. i had good experience with their sub and components in the past. and theyre very reasonably priced for what you get. unless someone can persuade me to go with others lol... i will be running the stock alt for now (130a) thinking about getting a mechman later on. 1-xs power d3400r for the front 1-xs power xp3000 for the back with that im hoping to supply a skar rp2000.1 and possibly a sk100.4 already stated what i have for mids n highs a single zvx15 ported @ 33hz or 2- evl12s @ 32hz (i know go with the 2 12s more cone area.. but idk something about having a 15..) will be all sky high wiring and sound deadening (had some left over knu deadening from prior build that i put on the front doors.) big 3 of course w/ 1/0 and im sure there will be more as we go on. theres always more lol so what you think? just something simple for daily. my old lady is giving me a budget of 3k lol less is better tho. any recommendations, suggestions, comments, thoughts, some schooling would be grrreat! heres a simple box design i was messing around with on torres and sketchup. 4cu ft after all displacements including fiberglass. tuned @ 33hz. will be 3- 4" aero's thats it haha sorry didnt get a chance to get any pics of the speakers. i will next time around when i open up the door panels again. same for the rear deck. thanks guys...
  5. Hi, i'm designing a box for my zv5 15", i've do a project with google sketchup but i don't know if my design is good or not(i leave the google sketch project). I've do my project Seeing this video: box parameters: net cu.ft= 4,25cu.ft tuning freq=32hz W(28,74") - H(21,5") - D(20,75")=OUTER DIMENSIONS driver displacement= 0.25 cu.ft port displacement= 1,57 cu.ft port dimension = W(3,4") - H(20") - LENGTH(33.6")(carstereo.com) my question is: IS GOOD THIS TUTORIAL?IN WINISD THE PROJECTS CHANGES (the port length is different on winisd) For this reason I am doubtful on my design. Can you eventually crete your own design if my box is not good? PS 1x sundown zv5 15.skp
  6. I need you guys to help me i want to build a box in a 2009 tahoe for a single zv4 15 tuned to 32hz im pushing it w a soundqubed 2200 thanks in advance guys
  7. I know a decent amount about car audio, but never have I installed a subwoofer this powerful... im wondering what i can get away with. I will have one 15" contralto 2500w rms, a mono amp 3000w rms @ .5ohm (its rated to handle that). Now I will not be bumping for hours straight, probably here and there. Im wondering, if I bought a XS Power battery wired with my factory, and given they are fully charged, with stock (130a) alternator charging, can i bump for a little bit and then give the batteries a rest after a minute or full song? I suppose i could try it and watch my voltage...basically how long can a strong AGM battery last to supply power with my settup? I know a HO alternator is my best option, im just wondering if there is another option i can get away with that will cost less $$ for my scenario. Ill hear from the pros.
  8. Ive got a box designed for my 2002 chevy 1500 ext cab. The box is 9.0ft^3 and im putting 2 sundown x15's in it on 2 sundown 1500D's @1ohm. I have the box designed with 3 4" wide tube ports, and for tuning at 30hz, it was somewhere around 10 inches for each tube. Will this be enough port space for these subs? Im not exactly sure the requirements on the port size or area. I originally had a box designed for 2 DC level 4 15's, but decided I was going to go with sundown instead. The box size was 7.5ft, but now 9ft. Any suggestions on port size, will 3 4" ports be enough? Thanks for any help guys
  9. I want to put my crossfire subs up for sale. Hate to let them go but some unexpected things came up and I need to let them go. They are absolutely 100% brand new. Never been out of the box. Except for the 1 you see in the pictures. This was taken out to take pictures and that's it. So they are completely new. They will ship from Texas. They can go for $1900 shipped for all 4. Im willing to split them up in sets of 2 just ask me if this is what you want If you are interested let me know! UPDATE: PRICE DROP TO $1850,- shipped
  10. Post your real or dream audio system below, I just wanna know what the community has. My real audio system--- 2 DC level 4 15's Custom box 3 4" aeroports 7 cubic ft tuned @30 2 Sundown sae1500D Alpine CDE-143BT 2 Alpine type r 6.5 componets 4 Crescendo PWX pro 6.5 2 Alpine Type r tweets 2 Alpine mrx-m110 Murdermat in all doors/back wall Skyhigh 0/1 awg runs Mechman 240A alt Skyhigh 18awg to door speakers JL rca's 2 XS d1600 My dream system--- 4 DC level 6 15's Walled box tuned @30 All Skyhigh/Certified Basshead wire 2 DC 10.0k 4 Crescendo neo 8" 6 Crescendo neo 6.5" 4 Crescendo ft1 DC amp/amps to power speakers 2 mechman 370A alts 4 XS lithium batteries Murdermat double layered everywhere custom dash If only I had the money/means for my dream system lol
  11. Hello there guys, the tittle is pretty much my question.. i'm upgrading next month and i am stuck between the two subs. since i am across the pond in the UK, we really have only 1 legit distributor of sundown audio(Wayne from Hz Audio UK), the rest are a joke, with old stock, and overpriced.. I first saw the ZV5 for 850 English pesos,and was absolutely in love, but then i saw the NSV3 for 10 English pesos cheaper across the range, and that's when i got lost, isn't the NSV3 better? if so then, why is it cheaper?and there seems to be no thread on ZV5 vs NSV3 whatsoever. i'm probably going to have either a 15 or 18, not sure yet! the box will be slot ported ~6-7.5cu.ft tuned between ~25-30hz The NSV3 should theoretically be better? its weirdly got a wider but shorter magnet,yet stands taller than the ZV5, and i heard they both share the same VC and cone assembly. i'm planning to put 5-8k regardless of which sub, my priority is lows and SQ What are your thoughts ? really appreciate any help
  12. Looking for anyone that can provide dimensions and a cut sheet list for a single sundown audio zv4 15. Wanting around a 7 cubic foot box, The box will be in a 1995 Yukon so I have a good bit of space to work with as far as measurements go, don't have exact measurements off the top of my head. Any help would be nice.
  13. Hey guys! So, I think i mentioned before in my build log that i wanted to do four 15's when i come home from deployment, and i think (not sure, too lazy to check) that i mentioned the Ascendant Audio Havoc as the choice. Four of them, powered by two SoundQubed Q1-3500.1D's. And that's the plan. So i've been tinkering with some different slot port designs and tunings between 28 and 33hz as recommended by AA and some other builds by members on here, and i feel like i finally found the sweet spot for what i am going for. So here it is: Dimensions are 26H x 48W x 41.5D, Port is 6H x 45W x 34D. Brings me out to 18.43ft^3, with a torres tuning of 27.94. I didn't factor in the window bracing, so that should drop it down in size to about 18, and raise the tuning a smidge, putting me to where i modeled it at in winISD, which is 18 and 28. now for some pictures. Port velocity http://i1372.photobucket.com/albums/ag321/reedal931/Port%20velocity_zps9zawcza6.png~original Excursion http://i1372.photobucket.com/albums/ag321/reedal931/Cone%20Excursion_zpsmxc5iect.png~original TFM http://i1372.photobucket.com/albums/ag321/reedal931/TFM_zpsrhgcu48r.png~original and how i plan to make it look. Hopefully with some much better cuts than i did with my box for the 12's. I cut a few pieces with my saw at a 15-ish degree angle before i realized it, so stupid. oh well. http://i1372.photobucket.com/albums/ag321/reedal931/enclosure%20screenshot_zpszovtnroz.png~original for some reason, no matter what, i can't embed my photobucket pictures when i'm on PC. I do everything the same exact way on mobile and it works just fine, but not PC. So, sorry for the direct links, but SMD keeps telling me i'm "not allowed to use that image extension on this community." let me know what you guys think, any changes you may recommend, etc. I will make roundovers on the enclosure of course, but my sketchup skills just aint that great..... and i can't figure out how to do it :/ Thanks!
  14. Need some help, I can't seem to get winisd to cooperate, joe x helped me last time and I love the box, I can do small hair tricks off of 2-10" ab xfl @2200 rms in a mustang so here is what I have to work with in my daily driver 97 2 dr s-10 blazer 2-15 orion xtr154d dvc wired to 2ohm sub specs are fs:24.5 vas:4.377 ft3 qms:12.044 qes:0.51 qts:0.495 re:7.20 z:4 xmass:12.075 rms:750 speaker diplacment:0.145 ft3 mounting depth:8.54 in each sub has it own identical amp at around 600rms @ 2ohm should the box be divided because of this? ther're going into the back of a 2dr blazer the room I have is 37" wide 22" deep 19" tall subs up / port back trying to tune somewhat low, trying to make the subs breath also I'm not keeping these subs for too long, maybe through summer if they last, will be upgrading at some point ANY help would be great, I can cut and build, just not the best with the math, Thank you
  15. Opinions on Soundqubed

    I'm about to buy four soundqubed hds2 15's, I'm gonna tune them to probably 32hz. I just wanted to get some people's opinions on them to see if there good sub's or if I should spend my money on something else.
  16. Simple Ported Box

    Hey Guys, Longish Backstory, I have been working on getting my system dialed in with my current car(01' Chevy Monte Carlo SS)It's great and I used the advice from here and some other forums to build my last box and it went great,Been using it for about a little over a year now and impresses all of my buddies. With me living in Wisconsin where there is snow there is salt and the poor monte is getting really bad in the rust department. So I found a Chevy Avalanche with 4 wheel drive for the nasty winters here. I just want to transplant my system from the monte to the Av. I don't want to do anything crazy in depth yet on the box because I would like to get another woofer to match the other because I have the space in this vehicle, but for now just one. The Box, I want to build a box to fit into the midgate space of a 02' Chevy Avalanche Z71. I have already a RF P3 D2 15 from my previous car and really want to stick with this woofer for budget reasons. I was playing around in WinISD and got a box that looked good to my untrained eye. Ported 6 Ft^3 Tuned to 25hz for a nice flatish freq response for the space I have available ( Around 6 cubes ) Port - 6in circle port, 15.8in long Link to Graph - http://imgur.com/Rhlk3cl What do you guys think? Am I way off?
  17. Powerbass switched their design up on the 3XL 15's, so I cannot find any like the ones I bought new just 8 months ago :/ Have a pair of them, want to wall 4... So looking for two more like this. Have to have this same dust cap, NOT the grey and black ones or the older ones with the large dust cap. Location Mexico, NY. Can pay shipping!
  18. Pretty simple thing I need some suggestions on here... I have two Powerbass 3XL 15's in a 2003 Ford Explorer XLS 4 door. 9.6 cube net cube box, aero ported @35Hz, subs up, ports back. Have them on an old Zenon board Audiopipe 3k @.5ohm, seeing around 2800RMS total. It's pretty loud now, 148.x with fully charged AGM's, alt. can't keep up but that's a different topic lol. With the loudness however, has came the destruction of my rear hatch. Welds breaking apart, window separating, etc. I have already deadened the hatch and doors but the rattle in the rear of the vehicle is almost unbearable now, making the bass unenjoyable :/ What I would like to do is a C-pillar wall, would take care of the rear hatch making noise and give me much less roof area to flex/rattle. Would it be beneficial to wall just the two 15's in a c-pillar? I know most people tend to have a minimum cone area when walling, would walling just the two 15's decrease or increase output? If walling the two 15's is a no-no, what 4 subs would everyone recommend to wall on 3k RMS? If changing subs I would like to keep the cost down, I was thinking 4 HDS215's maybe.... Would like to keep the current subs I have though as I like them, so input is as always, greatly appreciated!
  19. Hello everyone. This is my very first post on this site as I just signed up. I need help with an enclosure layout plan for my Re Audio Sxx 15. A shop that helped previously hasn't reach back to me so I'm stuck at the moment. Any suggestions or questions would be greatly appreciated! - I drive a 2015 Honda accord sport - I want a ported enclosure - Re Audio states it should at least be in 4.0ft cubes - Tuning Freq. 30 hz - I listen to mostly rap and also reggae - I am aiming towards SQ as opposed to SPL - I want something that can manage low fq's with no problem but also able to hit highs - I would like for the sub to be in a vertical position with the port firing towards the trunk opening
  20. The reason that I am making this forum post is to check my thinking with the pros so I do not waste any of my budget in building a bad box. Setup: 01 Chevrolet Monte Carlo SS , (2) RF Punch P3 15 D2 , (2) Pioneer GM-9601 , In a trunk 4th order (hopefully) I used WinISD to get these numbers and I wanted a flat freq response rate from the box , so to achieve this I tuned both chambers to 30hz (Is this a bad thing to do?) The first front facing chamber is ported @ 6.43 cubes and the rear sealed chamber (subs mounted into this chamber) @ 11.7 cubes. Does all this seem Ok or do I really need some major help? Thanks!
  21. 2 15"s or 1 15"?

    Which would sound louder 2 800 rms 15"s or 1 2000 rms 15"?
  22. american bass

    i got a american bass xfl 15 recently and i heard the do great around 30 hertz so i need to build a box around that the space i have is 4o inches wide 32 deep and 17 tall but the trunk opening is only 34 wide by 20 tall. i have a optima and a hifonics brutus the size doesnt matter just needs to be removable to i can have space to go home i also wanted to know witch is better sub up or back twords the trunck lid or twords the driver i like to ride with the back seats down to get more bass and witch way the port shouldbe faced and what kind if port complexity is not an issue.
  23. Ok so my first box i built was the recommended one from skar for my woofers and it turned out to be a one hit wonder. So my question is i used software to design a 1/4 wave enclosure but just want you guys to look everything over please. The vehicle is a 2011 Tahoe. no 3rd row seat max dimensions are 48w x 38d x 22h Keep in mind i have never used a enclosure software before so i would really appreciate you guys looking over the calculations and everything. I would prefer to keep the enclosure wide and deep but short unless it would effect performance. My speakers are (2) Skar audio vvx v2 15" dual 4 ohm Amplifier is Skar audio RP-1500.1 (running @ 1 ohm) I Listen to rap/R&B so low deep bass is a must but dont want to lose higher freq either. I have read that these enclosures tuned to around 29 hz will play decent up to 45hz or so. Here is the specs (sorry i dont know how to do 3d design so i only have measurments) # of drivers 2 fs 37.7 qts .84 vas(cf) 2.9 sd (sq inches) 176.71 driver displ. .18 1/4 wave tuning port 27.7hz line volume 12.53 (CF) external height 20 inches external width 41.5 inches external depth 33 inches cross section area line 185 sq inches min cross section area 353.42 sq inches line depth (inches) 10 .75 mdf Cut sheet top and bottom 41.5 x 33 front baffle 30.75 x 18.5 rear baffle 41.5 x 18.5 side panel 31.5 x 18.5 side panel 2 32.25 x 18.5 inner panel 21.5 18.5 inner panel 2 19.25 x 18.5 inner panel 3 19.25 x 18.5
  24. I have 2 RF P3D2-15 in a 2004 avalanche midgate that are currently on a free air setup with my bed acting as a huge box. I have tried using a program to design my ported box but it failed miserably and sounded terrible so i threw it out. Now I need professional help, I already have around a 4" wide (may be wider not 100% sure ) 16" tall square hole cut for the port from the old box that i could use but I need the depth, width, port length, etc.. does anyone have a diagram they could give me or some tips? And the perfect height was also 18" so if that could also be a set factor that'd be great. Would like it tuned to the low 30s. Any help is appreciated thanks!