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  1. Hey guys, anybody here know about these things? I need to pick one up for me and my boy and there's a lot to choose from. I'm gonna be looking for a 4wd I assume because it will be drove in the yard most of the time. I'm sure we will jump it quite a bit and of course it needs to be fast. I'm asking because I don't want to have to buy several of these. I just want to buy a good one and be done. I would like to keep it under $700 but it's flexible. I see that Traxxas is the leader but I still don't which one to buy.
  2. My system plays great when the cutting out doesn't happen. I have A Kenwood Excelon X501 Headunit (5v SW pre-out) 2 P3 D4 12s with a Rockford Fosgate Prime R-1200D ran at one ohm. However, this problem occured at both one and 4 ohm. My problem only happens once in a blue moon its very quick and it never happens on hard bass. It usually happens right after a long hard hitting note, then it will cut out on that weird frequency only then go right back to banging, No matter what song or source I use if the song plays that frequency it will cut out. IT happens with Choices (Yup) by E-40 that is one of the many songs with the weird note in it. Problem doesn't occur at lower volume only at 22-28 which is what I usually listen to it at since that gives out the most clean bass. Any tips or ideas would be appreciated. I am an installer at a local shop and have been for a year now this has only been a problem wince I switched to the rockford system. I tied another rockford amp did the same thing with the parameters set the same. People at my shop are leading towards voltage regulator but the amp is the only thing having the issue. I checked all my wiring multiple times seems as good as it can get. I did make my own box and it was only the second one I made, and the first one all by myself. My last thought for what it could be Is I built my box poorly and its causing me to need to overpower the subs in order for them to sound like they should in a PROPER box. But if that is the case and I am causing it to clip why would it only cut out on that one frequency? When it cuts out it jumps down to 12 volts for a split second with hard bass. When it cuts out it jumps up to 15 volts for a split second then goes back to normal. I multi-metered at the amp both the power lead and remote lead both spike at 15 volts when cutting out. When it cuts out all that happens is the Blue Power Led turns RED. I have pictures of my build in my garage.
  3. Hey guys! So recently I got myself a pair of Rockford Fosgate P3 D4 subs, and started to play with them a little. However I can't quite see the numbers I was hoping for. I got to thinking what can cause this little anomaly. I am thinking maybe it is my battery, because everything else semms to be okay. My setup consists of 2 RF P3D4 subs, a Hifonics Brurus BRX2016.1D, and an XS power D975. I choose theese things because it seems to fit together just fine to cover the 1000-1500 watt range, but apperently I was wrong somewhere. All of this is currently out of a car, so maybe it is the problem. However, I have seen many videos where people get their equipment out form a car for a period of time, and they can reproduce almost the same power, and that is the reason I am worried a bit by now. It also can be a tuning problem, because I only owe a multimeter ( whitch is a True RMS meter by the way) and a clamp, but I doubt is is the real reason. Thank you for your answers in advance! I hope you can help me out!
  4. Okay people so i designed this box last night and i got 5.5 cu ft after displacement. I got 8.78 cu ft before displacement. Is that too much?? Its tuned to 34 hz, subs take up.25 cu ft each and i am going to run 2 12s which are 2000 rms. Port displacement=2.78 cu ft Sub displacement= .50 cu ft Port is double layer starts off as 15" height and is 38.93" in length. The Width of the port is 7.5". Interior width=42.75" Interior length=23.5" Interior height=15" 3/4" thickness And its triple baffle.
  5. Krisztián Arnold

    Recommendation for a new sub?

    Hey Guys! I am thinking of buying some new subwoofers, and wanted to ask for your advices/recomendations on the ones I looked up. I kind of look for a pair of 12-s in the 400-460$ price range ( including shipping to midle Europe), and will be powered by a Hifonics Brutus BRX 2016.1D, and an XS Power D975 for now. So far I tought about getting one of these: 1) Rockford Fosgate Punch P3D4 12" 2) Alpine Type R SWR-12D4 3) Massive Audio TOROX124 12" I apprechiate any help in a form of an answer! Maybe if you have experience with any of them, or have a woofer that you would recomend for me feel free to share. THX!!
  6. tmoney09

    Enclosure opinion

    Ok so here is the deal..I have a Nissan 370z so room is well very scarce. Before my Nissan i was running a 15 inch FI BL. After i bought the Nissan i bought a 12 inch Fi Neo Q because i just thought there was no way in hell i would fit the 15 in that small hatch. Being used to the 15 i hated the Neo Q it just wasn't satisfying to me. So I sold that and bought a 12 inch Fi BL and it was definitely better, not quite what I was hoping for but it was better. Months later comes a bright sunny day and out of boredom i just go to measuring to see if there was any way possible to get that 15 in there and believe it or not i came up with a box that would fit. Flip side to that though it that is bare bones minimum and there in no free space to make the box any bigger. After port displacement and speaker displacement it was around 2.95 cubes. I threw the FI in there and let her rip and believe it or not it sounds pretty darn good. In this car the enclosure is directly behind my head so it's pretty loud. My Fi is getting old and i was looking to upgrade. It did well on my hifonics brutus 2400 but i recently upgraded to the soundqubed 2200 and it seems to be a bit much for the FI (this sub is like 5 years old and has been through hell). So i was looking at the hdc4 2000 watt sub as an replacement. Seems to be a perfect match for the 2200 amp but iv'e read that it's a stiff sub and i'm concerned that if the sub is as stiff as people have said then being in a smaller enclosure may be a problem. Have any of you tried one of these in such a small enclosure?
  7. Hi everyone! My question to all you experts out there (since im a noob) is this I have a Interfire speaker amp giving 90rms x 4 at 4 ohms but the problem is this...it doesnt come with a knob for tuning the frequency of my speakers its either 50,100 or 150 switch. I have my eye on a new pioneer amp (GM-D8604) but a friend of mine says it wont change my sound quiality. I have no issues with my system but think i can make an upgrade for the better I have my 4 speakers Rockford Fosgate Power Series very happy with them but once again think i can make them better. Thank you all for your time. Hope I can get some help
  8. Hello guys, I need your help. Maybe anyone of you has any experience with this issue or Bit One configs. The thing is that I have wired my Bit One and it does receive 12 volts from the battery, but it doesn't power up. What I've tried: - My friend has a Bit One, I tried replacing his with mine and it didn't work, while his does. - Tried a different DRC and manually powering it on - Hooking it up to the battery What I haven't done yet: - Connect it to a laptop with USB to see if it turns on (haven't tried because I am not ready to tune it yet as I've just only wired it) Things I'm unsure of: - Is it possible that a config causes this issue? (probably not as it should turn on when it's hooked up straight to the battery I'm guessing) - Is it possible that, because my Bit One hasn't been powered on for half a year, perhaps it needs to be 'charged' Anyone, please help me! Edit: could it be that it just turns on when it senses an audio signal?
  9. So to start out this box will be going into the trunk of a 2005 chrysler 300c. Sub is a Skar Audio DDX 15 being powered by a matching rp 800.1 and max dimensions are: 17H x 31W x XD (D = anything really to make 4 cubes and fit aero port inside box if Possible). I already have a 4 cu ft slot ported box in the back with sub and port facing into the cabin, and it hits nice but i like the look of aero ports plus a change is nice every now and then. Now my question's really come down to: Sub/port placement ( IE: sub up port back, sub/port forward, sub back port forward) and what size aero port(s) should i go with? Looking for around the 32Hz range.. Also is there any advantage in having the length of the port inside the box vs outside?
  10. Hello, Im looking to get a box design for 2 NVX VCW 12s from specs it says they like lower tuning and around 1.5 to 1.85 cubes per sub. with that in mind id like to tune to 30/32hz also i have good electrical that never dips below 13.5, i will get at least rated 2k if not more my max room is 15.5" tall,34"wide,23" deep thanks!
  11. So just to state this is not a VS thread. I just want to know what the advantages or disadvantages of say running 2 12s that are 1k rms ea over say a single 12 at 2k rms or even a single 15 at 2k rms
  12. Hello, I want to run 2 PSI platform 1 12s on 2k, my voltage does not dip below 12.8 so i will be getting right around rated. I have a screenshot to show the upgrades, Biggest box i can fit is 34"wide 15" tall and 23" in length I would like for the box to be tuned so i can play slowed bass songs about as low as 26hz if the small space i have will allow it I would like a slot port design with the subs and port on the same side (center port) Thanks for looking and hopefully you can help me out! -Mike-
  13. So Its upgrade time and I plan on running 2 ascendant audio chaos 12s out of a trunk with the trunk being sealed, i would like to have the subs firing the same side as the port into the cab with the port centered between subs. Im looking for something with 4 cubes not including the displacements. tuned to 32 hz with 64" of port area and a 1.5" baffle i plan on using 1/2" allthread for bracing so it wont be an issue in taking up air space. Ive come up with a few designs but they dont work out, i need the box to be 34" wide with the height being 15" the depth cannot be greater than 26" thanks for the help!!! Also will be running on rated power
  14. XPLODR

    Kia

    Has anyone built in a 2013 Kia Rio? Wanna do 2 15s in the trunk.
  15. I have a R.F. P600.2. For the longest time it was working just fine. Then one day it just stopped. I finally nailed the issue down to the Power Block (Power, Ground, Rem) area. If i lift up on my wires just a little bit the amp turns on with no problem. But it only lasts for a few seconds. I think that i have to re-solder the connections internally. but im not sure...any ideas?
  16. I need a little help I have a 92 suburban no 3rd seat so I have plenty of room I have a very cheap setup I have a kenwood head unit which puts out 2 volts to the rca outputs I have basically stock after market midst and highs and I have 2 pioneer tsw3003d4 subs wired at 1ohm in a ported box which measures 36 1/8 Wide by 16 1/8 deep by 14 3/8 tall it has a divider in the middle and a slot port on each side the subs hit pretty hard on certain songs but everything else the sound is just shitty I get alot of cone noise or so I think anyway I have a hifonics bre1600.1d that's rated at 1600rms at 1ohm I have a stock alternator which is 105 amp and I also have a kicker kx700.5 drawing off the system for the mids and highs but any help with a box design or ideas to make it a little better would be awsome I've really been thinking about a bandpass style box but this is my first system build and I'm not much of a Carpenter oh and from what I can tell from YouTube it seems like 40-60hz are the strongest bass ranges
  17. Humphrey MTX

    Box for 3 sundown sa 12s

    Dimensions- 43.5w 16h 20d can possibly go slightly larger on height and depth Vehicle- 2007 jeep grand cherokee Power- soundstream 2600.1d Subs- 3 sundown sa 12s d4 Tuning- around 34 hz This is what I came up with but I think the dimensions might need to be a little larger- http://s1335.photobucket.com/user/mhhumphrey1/media/boxsundown_zps1f8a6d1d.png.html?sort=3&o=0
  18. Im new to building a box with an aeroport so im needing some help with the build. Im building a box for an american bass hd 12. Ive looked all over the internet for box specs but came up with nothing. I did however find that the speaker is basically the same as the soundqubed hdc3 (old stiff version). I then came across a forum post saying that the optimum box size for spl and overall sound quality would be 3 cubes net, 18 square inches of port area per cube, tuned between 34-39 hz. I calculated a box with a slot port and it would be way too huge for my trunk. My question is what size diameter aeroport(s) should i use? Right now with my lack of knowledge ive guessed one 6".
  19. Hey guys! Newbie here, hopefully you guys could help give a once-over to my build. Currently I'm rockin a Sundown SA12 in my '07 Honda Civic Coupe. Unfortunately I've decided I'd like to move to something smaller/ a box that's more tailored to my trunk to have a bit more space. The box is in the trunk of course, pushed against the back seat as snug as possible. I've gone with a Skar VVXv3 10, just waiting for it to show up at my door currently, very excited to try this thing. I'll be pushing ~1000 watts to it (Alpine MRP-M1000), and the box I designed is ~1.3 cubic feet after displacements, tuned hopefully to around 33Hz. If the picture is difficult to see I apologize, it's just easiest for me to work it out that way. I'm basically looking for confirmation that my numbers are correct in regards to tuning and volume, and that there'll be no port noise issues. Any advice would be great as I'm still learning, I've only built one previous box. Thanks guys! BOX WIDTH: 34 BOX HEIGHT: 12 BOX DEPTH: 11 WOOD THICKNESS: 0.75 PORT WIDTH: 2 PORT LENGTH: 31 Each piece constructing the port is 7.5 inches. Of course I'd like the sub to get low, with a fairly flat frequency response if at all possible. I'm not looking to win SPL competitions... it's a single 10, but I'm positive this will be enough to keep me happy in a proper box. I'd like to do it right the first time. I know lots of you have much more knowledge than me and I'm excited to hear back! CHANGE OF PLANS...... Unfortunately there was a mix-up with Skar Audio (no hard feelings at all, just an order mistake) and so I've decided to go with a Sundown X-8.
  20. I have a 15 inch obsidian audio v3 dual 2 ohm and i need help with the design of a inverted enclosure. I can do the building part its just the technical part im not good at. I would like it to be tuned to 33-36 hz. I plan on putting around 600-700 watts on it.
  21. Sub-zero

    Low volume

    I have a soundstream double din 6.5 in touch screen, that sends a signal to a lanzar opti 2000.1d amp, which is running 2sundown sa15's (dual4ohm) in a ported box tuned at 36htz. After a while of playing I experience low volume however it doesn't cut out. I'm thinking it may be my RCA jacks however I'm not sure. Any help would be appreciated
  22. lukemstilwell

    Custom ported sub box help

    I've only built sealed boxes before this, and have no idea how to plan to build a slot ported box for my sub. Would it be better for me to purchase a full box from somewhere online custom built to my dimensions? I feel confident in my ability to build a box but have no idea how to design and plan it. Is there a certain website or place I can go to and purchase some plans? Or can someone guide me through building a slot ported box?
  23. GorillaFIngeRs

    From Torres to CAD

    So I'm very unhappy with my current box. I have designed one that I think will sound much better. I am wondering if there is someone that would be able to bring my design to life. I use torres but would like a visual of how it will go together and what my port cuts should be. I don't have a CAD program that will allow me to do that. I'm open to any suggestions as well. This box will be built for an Fi Bl12 V3 on 1500w. It was suggested to me to shoot for 30sqft of port area. Thanks in advance to anyone willing to help me out.
  24. So I just swapped my old 2001 Honda Accord sedan with a new 2017 mazda3 hatchback. I need help finding a way to get deminsions for a box that I'm going to be making for my subs. I have 2 American bass xr12s left over from my old build in the Honda but the problem is I need space in the trunk because it sucks having to pack my rear seats with groceries and craming family members in who have decided they want to bring there big ass purses and back packs with them. So the trunk deminsions I've measured out are 42 inches wide, 24 inches deep, and 20 inches high. I learned from my last build that I want a sealed box but I'm not sure what I want to tuneing frequency to be. I'm open to using 1 sub in the mean time if need be. Also I'm curious that if I invert the woofers would I be able to fit both in. I'm hopeing to keep about 26 inches of width in the trunk. I'll be giving singer alts a call but If anyone knows where I can get an ho alt otherwise I would really appreciate it considering I'll be running about 1100-2200 watts off of my crescendo bc2000.
  25. I have a question and I apologize if I posted this in the wrong section: If you have your amps set so that the speakers do not distort at max headunit volume and you add a DSP to the chain before the amps, do you have to reset the amp gains, or should they be lower? I dont want to be too low in noise floor or too high, I like tuning so that at max volume none of my speakers will distort even on the most absurdly compressed modern dance songs.