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Discussion in 'Car Audio' started by Vg-ute-mad, Dec 15, 2008.
Let me have a look tomorrow at the enclosure and I will get back to you!
thanks man that would be a great help.
Ok, if you make up another 18mm MDF ring for a spacer, it will give you a mounting depth of 170mm. I hope that helps you
with this design, only problem i see is the firewall holes bein open, i had the covers off once after fidling, and its bad on a hot day as realy hot air comes in from under the car, and number 2, the fuel smell aint real good at times either, id go for similar design, but with a glass mould of maximum size, with an enclosed 10" like a bandpass box i think they call it, a box in a box, and vent the box infront of the sub sealed against those holes, anyone tried this idea?
Mines a sealed box with 12 inch pioneer slimline ported straight into the cab works awsome fiddling with ideas to put another 1400w pioneer slimline next to the other one in there.
Oh cool! do you have any build pics or specs?
how do you hold the enclosure down?, or once its in there is it so tight it doesn't move around?
Also what do you mean by make sure your sub is suited to a 31lt enclosure?
How do i know what sub is suited?
hay man i built the box yesterday and it fits sweet havent got sub for it but the plans were real good and it made it so easy
Oh great stuff! You are going to love it when the subs in mate!
Hay great idea
hey yeah great idea i like it when i first saw the box, i am like i gotta do that lol, i finished it like 2 weeks ago and it sounds awesome i put a 12" Cadence sub in it but i used 16mm MDF and it works fine doesn't split .......cheers for the idea
I like my design better as the box is totally sealed and cannot let dust, water, dew or any other elements in. Obviously when i sealed it up i fed the excess wire through the port hole and then you pretty much have a bandpass box :thumbsup:
No worries mate! This is what this site is all about, it's about helping each other! :thumbsup:
Well, why didn't you put a thread up with the measurements then???? Because when I was looking for measurements at the beginning, there were no measurements on the internet. So I designed my own and posted a thread with measurements to help others!!!!
More specifically, a single reflex bandpass box. Although, due to the port seup, may respond slightly differently than a usual setup.
As soon as I've chosen a woofer, I'm going to build me one of these. Unfortunately, my woofer of choice won't fit as it has a rather large magnet (DD 510a).
Vg-ute-mad, why the 128 degree angle? Is that so the box fits flush while giving the driver some excursion space, or to tweak the box volume? Becuase i would've thought that a flat faced mount, so the woofer fired directly into the port would've been more effective and simpler to build.
You're not wrong, the DD would of been a nice sub to run! I think the mounting depth on the DD 510a's are 5.875 inches. In that case, you will be fine! After I had the 12" in, I put in a Fusion PP-SW10E with a mounting depth of 6-3/8 inches. All I did was make a round 18mm mdf spacer. Geeeeez I miss that sub!
The reason for the 128 degree angle, is so I could fit a 12" in. If it was square (up and down) it would only be able to fit a 10" in.
So, you reckon the DD would fit? Haven't bought it yet, wanted to be sure it would fit and all that good stuff.
Looks like I may be stealing your design and making some adjustments..
Actually, now that I think about it, using a flat mount to fit the DD's magnet, the front chamber would probably be almost gone. I really must find out exactly how much effect the comparative size of the chambers has on the overall effectiveness of the design.
Otherwise, I've also been looking at Rockford Fosgate P3SD10s as well, still using a single reflex bandpass enclosure, but allowing for far more mounting space as it is a slimline.
I recon that would be a great option as well. It would also allow you to port it as well.
Have a sticky at the manual for the RF P3SD10S . It has specs on suitable enclosures for sealed and ported.
The enclosure I built was a 27L, which was designed for my sub at the time. Now, for a ported enclosure suited to the RF P3SD10S, it's a 21.24L, with a 3 x 12" port. Having a shallow mount sub, would give you the option to go bandpass though.
I can't recommend the shallow mounted subs to you, as I really haven't payed to much attention to them, as I have always stuck with what I know. All I can say is, go and have a listen to a couple and decide on what you hear.
Anyone who's interested, check out the MEA thread I made: Phil added a very interesting box design to it.
VS Ute sub - Mobile Electronics Australia
Also, Vg-ute-mad, I presume that's you with a different name?
Phil knows his stuff! Curious though. Have you got a hard tonneau cover for your tray?
Yeah mate, came with one.
I'm thinking I will just build your box for now, and see how it goes. Will build and put up pics when I come back from my course in October.
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