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  1. Budget friendly driver for 500mm cube

    Ported Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hey guys, so budget is a limiting factory for my build its a 500mm cube I don't mind ported or sealed but need sub 30hz(my mains comfortably get to about 35 before they roll off too steep) I am in the UK so somthing available here would help as I would have to spend on shipping & import duties...
  2. Driver Phase Alignment Technique Clarification

    REW Forum
    I am trying to 'optimize' the performance of my main speakers by phase aligning the drivers. System is actively crossed as follows. Top end is an Oris horn with Tang Band 8" driver crossed at 204hz using L/R 24db xover, covering 204hz-20kHz. Next is 15" woofer open baffle crossed from...
  3. Help creating driver in WINISD

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hi im trying to create the attached driver in WINISD but havent had luck.. could anyone help me create it for me ..? Xmax and Pe which I would use 25mm for Xmax and 500-1000W for Pe Sealed Box Vb=48l Tks! Daniel
  4. how to figure driver volume?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    not even sure what this means? im tryn to figure out the driver volume for a Dayton RSS390HF-4 15"
  5. Help me select a 12" Driver

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi folks, I have been away for a while but I am back now and ready to begin my second build. For this build, I want to go with a 12" sealed enclosure, for my medium sized bonus room. Basically looking for great sound quality and high output. Will be putting about 800 watts to it. The top...
  6. New build: MKIII, RSS390HF or IXL driver

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hello, After reading for months:nerd:, I have decided to build a sub. At first my thoughts were to build an IB sub. But with some concerns of shaking up the roof structures :scared:, and more so after some modeling in WinISD, decided to go with ported sub (for now). Now, which driver to use? I...
  7. [help] sub driver recommend

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    hey~ my room dimension is about 4m*8m. My favorite HT/music is 80:20 I considers that I build 2 subs contains 15" driver and place 2 subs beside the sofar for balance. I hope I can do a seal box,because it is easier than port.:scratch: I have used unibox to calculate box volume. but now I need...
  8. 4 driver Design Opinions needed

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi All, I've been floating around for a long time, and also I've built some subwoofers. I'm very impressed with what I've produced so far, but the DIY bug bit me, and I need to ramp it up. Being from South Africa, importing drivers are a tad expensive, but I did find local drivers that has...
  9. IXL 18.2.2 in sealed boxes - 1 driver or two?

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    Hi everyone, thanks for all your posts on this forum - what a great resource. I'm building a house and planning on an IB sub using 4 x IXL 18.2.2's. Yes, I know this is not the IB forum. Stay with me please! :) While the house is being designed and built (12 months still) I want to put the...
  10. Need a replacement driver

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I have never been very good at determining the optimum box size for a given woofer. I used to have a program that would do the calculations but I cant seem to find it (recent computer upgrade) SO... I have 2 questions 1. can some one direct me to a cheep (>free<) program to figure out the...
  11. Driver Revving Up E3

    Video Game Systems | Video Games
    Driver Revving Up E3 05/27/2010 Written by Christopher Gordon-Douglas Today Ubisoft has announced its lineup for E3, and it has a surprise for fans of the Driver series as it looks Ubisoft will announce the new Driver game. Along with a new Driver game, other notable...
  12. 6.5" Driver Choices

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    As I am giving the entire front stage of my small Home Theater a bit of a 'DIY' revamp, I am also hoping to pay a bit of attention to the bottom end at the same time. For this, I am looking for a pair of 6.5" Mid-Woofers or Sub-Woofers to integrate into the system. I prefer a pair both for...
  13. 2X12cf driver suggetions

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Ok the new theater is started. The subs will be behind false walls and have about 12cf each (two cabinets). I'm torn between 2 Dayton 15" HF's sealed per cabinet or 1 loaded LLT per cab. I'll likely buy the EP4000 either way. I'm open to different ideas though (18 or 21" drivers are expensive!)...
  14. what 15 inch driver

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I am looking to build a new sub with more headroom and excursion than my previous sub, adire audio shiva 3 (not x). After playing Avatar on blue ray my old shiva threatend to shoot it's voice coil into next year! making loud clacking sounds. So I think I want a good 15 incher with good x-max and...
  15. Volume of Driver

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Im trying to get the last little bits worked out so I know all my specs and sizes when I go out to buy my MDF today and the last thing I need to figure out to get my box size is the volume of the driver. Im using a CSS Trio 12 and Im having a hard time figuring out the volume it displaces.
  16. How does one test a driver without an enclosure?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I have taken delivery of two used CCS SDX-15 drivers and they appear to be in good condition. Is it possible to test them without an enclosure? I have a RS spl meter and a QSC RMX505 amp. I don't have a test DVD and would appreciate a recommendation. I have a blu-ray if that matters. Thanks in...
  17. Driver with unknown T/S parameters....

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hey guys, took apart a Sony SA-WM500 and I was wondering how to find out the specs on the driver? Its a 12", but that's about all I know. It was in a 1.6 cu ft box, tuned to 24hz. Obviously, being a commercial sub, its limited by size. But, being a DIY-er, I am not limited by size. So I...
  18. 90 litre single 15" driver project.

    Sealed Subwoofer Build Projects
    I'm currently building a sealed sub for someone and thought I would share it with you guys and get a bit of a critique if needed. You'll have to excuse any pics of poor quality as I had an issue with the camera half way through the build and had to use my phone for some of them. Its almost...
  19. Help! driver replacement, DVC Impedence ??, and recommendations

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi, you're my only hope. I'm looking to replace a driver I damaged, I'm willing to downgrade somewhat (unemployment), but want to keep my existing sub cabinet since it has acceptable SAF. I've been running an old Stryke (now AESpeakers) AV-12 in a DIY 3.4 cubic ft box tuned...
  20. Dual driver sealed box question

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Can I build a dual 12 inch driver sub box with each driver on opposite sides of the box? If I do would it have to be sealed in the middle or could it be an open chamber? Thanks Bop