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  1. 1I need help getting a design and cut sheet to build a box for 2 sundown SA12 rev 3 duel 4 ohm subwoofers. The biggest I can go is 20" deep 36" wide 15.75" tall I would like for the subs to face up port to the rear. Can anyone please help me with this.
  2. browser keeps crashing so this will be done in sections. Let me start with saying this build was done in the sub 20 temperatures with occasional snow showers. I only had 3 days to complete build due to long work hours so it was kinda rushed! I came here looking for ideas on a new build to upgrade from my original 4 kicker comp cvr's and this is the results! 160 Ft" of 2/0 EB-Flex welding cable 2 XS D3100's Sky High fuse blocks Sky High 200 amp fuses Sky High 1/0 oversided copper lugs Sky High shrink tube 1 set of aluminum battery blocks
  3. Just need a ported box design with dimensions and everything for a single sa-8 v 1.5 . It's going in my Nissan 4 wheel drive pickup. Have 800 watts available. My Max dimensions are the entire space behind the seats 2 1/2 foot by 5 foot by 4 foot
  4. Change of plans, going from aero port now to a slot port due to a variety of factors... Subs: 2 x Sundown SA-12s dual 4-ohm Amp: 2 old school Kicker ZR360s bridged @ 2ohm, 1 per subwoofer (~700 watts RMS per sub) Vehicle: 2008 extended cab Dakota. I know I want a total volume of 4 cubic feet after displacement and tuned to 32Hz using a slot port in the middle using 3/4" MDF I'm looking at 24" tall x 14" deep, the width is the variable I can change to get the proper box volume (prob around 38" wide or so). I am wanting a double baffle to sink the subs into as well. I was going to run subs facing front, port on front and in the middle of the subs, similar to the attached example. This is just an example and I am open to your ideas! Keeping in mind that the box is going to have to be tall, wide and shallow overall. The subs will be on the front face behind the seats, at the bottom of the box so that they do not hit the back of the seats. This means that the port is prob going to be roughly 2.5" wide but 22.5" tall. Is that going to be a problem at all being that skinny and long? I would like to keep it stealthy and not visible from the outside unless you think that subs up / port forward will give me better results or a more efficient box. If so, I will change it. If someone could please give me some ideas, and mock it up in sketch-up or something, maybe even a cut sheet. And please run the design through WinISD or some sort of modeling software to ensure port velocity is low at 32Hz and ~1400 watts at 4 cu. ft. on the pair of SA-12s Keep in mind, my amplifier power is limited, so I'm trying to make it as efficient as I can. Thank you all very much, I've learned a ton on this forum!
  5. I just bought a dd1 distortion detector and I was wondering what track I should play to tune my amp. They have -5db, -10db, and -15db. I currently use a usb with all songs downloaded at -7.5db and want the loudest and cleanest sound I can get out of it. I have 4 skar ddx 15s on a crescendo 4.5k @ 1 ohm. And will using a dd1 make my system much louder if tuned right?
  6. Hello everyone, I am in major need of understanding port measurements for slot ports with 3 common walls. I have built a few amazing sounding boxes in past and always guessed port length and got lucky considering I don't know anything about the math used to figure out ports. I have a Sundown SA 12d2 on a Sundown 1100.5 it is @1ohm and currently in a prefab box that sounds horrible. I am wanting to build a box between 2-2.5sqft as I've heard these subs actually need bigger than recommended. I'd like to tune between 27-33hz and require a solid bottom note and a flat curve that doesn't drop till well in the 100hz range. Width has to be 35" max and no less than 34" heigth max of 15" and max depth 16" Sub and port both face rear of trunk. I have both BassBox 6 Pro and Torres Tuning Calculator. Any help figuring out a box that hits the deep lows and has a strong full range will be considered. Also help understanding how to get the port measured and cut correctly. Any help understanding port ratio greatly appreciated as BassBox Pro always seems to give better designs with small width ports where as Torres I find bigger ports do better. Thank you for any and all help to tho that post suggestions!
  7. I need help. I bought 2 Sundown 10s E series V3, and a Rockville 6000W / 1500W RMS amp. I'd like to put both subs in my truck behind the rear seat. Ported if possible. If only one sub is needed I'll sell the other one. I'd like low bass. Behind my seat there's 60" across the back. 8" deep at the bottom. I'd like to go 20" tall. (Wedge box) who can help me with port size/type. The sub requires 1.2 cubes tuned at 32-34hz ported. I'll build it if you post it. Thanks for the help.
  8. Alright, so I have designed my box. 1.72 sealed/3.0 ported. 8 inch aeroport tuned to 42hz. Sub is a single zv3 15, amp as of now is a sundown 1500 (I plan on upgrading to over 3k soon). I have drawn out some box sketches and played around in WinISD and Torres box calculator. Do the box numbers (cft, tuning, port size) sound right? I know theres a lot to play around with when it comes to box designs. I know some people will think "Just build it and see if it sounds good", but Im only 18, so I dont have all the money in the world, so if I spend this money on building the box and it doesnt turn out well, im just out that amount of money. I just want to hear some opinions on the box, good or bad. I've designed plenty of sealed/ported boxes, but just now getting into the 4th order scene. Appreciate the help
  9. Hey guys, I haven't posted in awhile. Been pretty busy with the holiday's and such and I feel bad for not communicating with the community but I'm busy commutin. Anyway, I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions with 15's that they like, how they sounded, how loud they were in their build, the pros and cons and all that good stuff. I'm going to do a new 15 build for a new car I got and I want to start in the spring. So I was thinking of using an x 15. Fan of sundown and figured getting low and dirty with a nice clean sound won't be bad, but unsure how loud I will be getting. I'm not too worried about it but always consider other possibilities. Now I'm just curious what you guys think?
  10. I would like to have sub woofers to enhance the musical side of music, or "sq", but still have enough thump, thump to satisfy my cravings. I have been looking at doing 3x E8V3D4's in a aero port box, pushed at 1200 rms(i think). Has anyone had this setup or close to it, if so how did it perform and handle the "sq" side of subwooferness. Thank you. Any comments, even negative, are apprenticed.
  11. Went to a local show in my town on Saturday, and got a demo from Surfdog753 in his Isuzu Rodeo, thing was pushing alot of air, enough to do a small dread trick at the end
  12. I guess it's time I start my build thread. The idea is re-paint the expo all black. Black out head lights and tail lights and grill and stuff. Solid black rims. Gonna put double 5% from rear doors to back hatch for window tint. Gonna put 20% of driver n passenger door. Gonna put 35% on front windshield. Gonna keep all lights inside the cab green. Gonna put green HID's I think. Might go blue. Idea is to make the car blacked out on the outside. With all the instruments and stuff with green lights will make it look like inside a black hawk with the green lights from the controls and radar and night vision. Basically hear me before you even see me on top of you. Guess id start the thread with my recent started project on the car. Digital volt meter. I see how a ton of you guys have them in your dash boards and stuff. Me no like, So I seen someones thread where they had put them in there flip down section of the console on roof. So I liked how it look and i decided it was me so I did it today. I got the wires ran, every thing hooked up. Just gotta make a plate for the face to hide the wires and drill one hole to runt he wires thru to hide them completely.
  13. Don't think I can even post in for sale area, so throwing this in general. I have my 2 Sundown X18's and SQ amp, few other things I need to sell, but I have no idea where would be the best place to put them up. I'm in NorthWestern Ontario Canada so there isn't much of a market for used equipment like this. I'd like to see them get to a good home but I'm at a loss other than Ebay, who I've never used to sell anything before. Any caraudio related sale boards you guys recommend in canada?
  14. Hi everyone, For some reason my custom made sub box for my 1x sundown zv3 12" dual 2ohm from my local car audio installer sounded not as ok as I think it would. I suppose you can say it hits some bass notes (frequency) pretty well but some just unbearable or missing or can't be heard or weak. For example: when i play lil wayne 6ft 7ft its good but when I play something like yg - who do you love. the intro onwards is just weak (shouldn't say weak but seems semi-missing or should i say not hitting maybe) Anyhow my low bass setup: skar 1500.1 setting 90hz LPF , phase 0, bass boost 0, subsonic about 32hz can't really tell as its extremely hard to tell where its at, gain set with multi meter at about 39 (1500 square root) Sub - single SD 12 zv3 dual 2ohm Most importantly the box: 17W x 14H x 22D MDF 0.75 - port 2" with port length18" L1 + 8.5"L2 should be at 32hz ( I did used the RE calculator but human error could happen) I don't know why this is happening but I did try to put the subs in my 1.75cu box it sounded boomier but bass were not that clean) but its still better than missing or unable to hear. Note : car BMW e60 520i 2003 with ski hole cut should i just have another box build? By the way i'm looking for best in both world SPL & SQ. your valuable inputs is very much appreciated SImon
  15. I am trying to find out information on ported box size for the team neo 15s. i am looking at putting 2 into a 03 mazda protege 5 at the b pillar 15k out of 2 sundown scv-7500d any information to figure out what to do would be greatly appreciated
  16. 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
  17. I'm trying to figure out how many cubes and what to tune each side of a 6th order bandpass for a single sundown zv4 15 and how many sqin's the ports should be. It's a d2 rev2 and will be ran on a shark 3500.1 amp. Its going in the extended cab of my 2004 f150. I want it musical and loud lol. Any help would be greatly appreciated!! I new to building bandpass boxes and I could really use the help. Thanks!!
  18. Looking to trade or sell my Sundown X8v1 motors for a single Zv3 motor to build into an 18. If your interested in buying them, Id do 70 plus shipping for the one with a basket and 60 plus shipping for the one without. they have regular wear and tear scratches, not shifted.
  19. Hey everyone I'm doing a build in a 2000 chevy ext cab. 4 8's under the back seat and was looking at the sundown line. I have a scv 6000 already hooked up and ready to go and was looking at either 4 of the x 8's v2 or 4 of the sa 8's v3 running the amp at 2 ohms so the subs would see about 3k. was looking at the specs of each sub and they are similar the x 8 just has alittle bigger motor, coil, and xmax but the sa8 seemed to be more of an spl sub than the x8 by the surround. Was wondering what subs i should get and is the $50 more for the x8 worth it or not?
  20. Hello, I am currently running a Sundown X-12 V1 D2 on a Soundqubed Q-2200.1. My volt gauge is an SMD VM-1 which is wired directly to the posts on the battery (XS D3400, Stock 120ish amp alt). The issue that I am having is that when my bass plays (even when it is barely playing at all) my headlights slightly dim. My resting voltage is 14.3-14.6v and even on notes where the voltage of the battery doesn't budge, the headlights are still dimming. I'm just curious as to why this would be?
  21. ok so I have a single 12" sundown x 12 d4 soon to be getting another in the mean time im looking to upgrade form an alpine mrx-m100 (1000 @ ohms [email protected] 1) its a weird amp wanting 2500-3000 rms at 1 ohm or a 2 chl that does 1250-1500 @ 2 ohm ect open to all offers on amps but I do not have 700 bucks to buy one lol you can pm me or reply on this thread ill get back asap thank you for any and all inquiries in advanced. p.s. new to buying on this forum so I will be noobin it up when it comes to buying someone with experience on how its done would be very much appreciated also
  22. I'm really interested in buying some subwoofers from DC audio or Sundown, but really struggling to find dealers in London. Does anyone know any retail dealers I can contact to grab myself some gear? thanks!
  23. Subs sold This is a old picture of my box and my subs just to show you them installed First off I would like to say this amp is a BEAST! The Sundown audio amplifier can produce lots of bass for your car. The reason I am selling this amp is because I sold my car that it was in and no longer have any use for it. This SAZ amplifier has only 4 months out of box and only 1 month actually used. I have used a lot of amps but this one blows all the competition out of the water! The defect in this amp is it has a couple of scratches on one of the sides. Look through the pictures and you can see it. Other then that it's a perfect amp! I am asking for 800 OBO (or best offer) These are the specs: Double Sided Through Hole Epoxy PCB Efficiency : 86% @ 4 ohm, at 100Hz 24dB/Oct Variable Crossover Multi-Way Protection Circuitry (Thermal/Over Current/Speaker Short/Speaker DC Protection) Variable Subsonic Filter Variable Bass Boost Variable Low Pass Filter Variable Phase Shift Dual Zero(0) Gauge Power Supply Connectors Tested Voltage & THD : 12.8V & Less than 1% THD Operating Voltage : DC 10V~18V (Absolute Maximum 18.5 volts) Digital Class-D Linkable Mono Block Amplifier 1 Ohm Stability Wired Remote Controller MSRP $2149 USD Text or call 480-309-1603, my name is Austin! I don't really use these forums anymore so don't try to private message me. However I will be checking bi-weekly on this forum. I am really trying to sell these items locally (Tempe, Arizona) but if your interested enough we can negotiate.
  24. So a friend of mine just got 2 sa 8 v2's and has yet to build a box for them. the last box we made for him (for his HDC3 15) was made with RE box calc and from everything ive learned that is not the way to go. and i have a Macbook so i cant get torres or anything like that. Here is just some of the general info 2010 honda civic 4 door box is in the trunk 2 sa 8 v2's either a sae 1000D or scv 1500d for amp (he hasnt made up his mind yet) max box dimensions are 32 deep 26 wide and 17 height. here is the one major stipulation. For some reason he really wants a labyrinth port box (im assuming that means a multi folded slot port). for reasons im not really sure. basically he said he wants as loud as two 8's can get and still have a musical range. any ideas for something like this? he listens to alot of music that is mostly right around 35 to 45 hz range for the most part but then he likes to go low just to see the sub move basically. i suggested to him around 35ish to 38ish hz for tuning but he just said he wants loud (dont think he fully understands the tuning thing, not that i FULLY understand it either but i have a little better concept of it) the only thing i really dont understand is that he really wants this to be a "labyrinth" port box. any help would be awesome. and sorry for the long post i just wanted to go ahead and knock out alot of the information. Greg
  25. Would a Deka 9a31 + xs d1200 + 1 under the hood battery with a stock alt be enough to power a True 1800rms amp???
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