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  1. Stuffing under sofa and behind books in shelf?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hi, Got a couple of book shelves full of books and a couch made of fabric that has a hollow space under it. The book shelf is from IKEA (EXPEDIT) and is fairly deep, much deeper than the books so I thought about using polyfill or similar (using cheap pillows) to stuff behind the books and under...
  2. IB Setup: Can you effect dead spots with stuffing (Foam)?

    Home Audio Acoustics
    Hello all- I recently finished my IB setup in my house (6 18'' FICAR). Although I'm still working through some issues, the sound is amazing--except for one issue. My sitting locating seems to be the one place where I can notice a drop in SPL (db). No, I have not tested with meters or used REW...
  3. Stuffing for a Sealed SDX12

    Creative Sound Solutions
    Hello I am currently in the process of building a sealed enclosure with the dimesions of 18"x18"x18" as recommended by CSS for their SDX12 driver. I have the box complete and am currently doing trim work in preparation to clad 4 sides in maple. I don't know how to get pictures loaded up or I...
  4. Subwoofer stuffing

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    what can I buy locally to stuff a sub woofer box.... Pillow filling from walmart? Do I need wool? Is this stuff going to catch on fire if the speaker sparks or something? Is that a stupid questions? Or do I need to buy from parts express? for like 50 bucks? seems over priced for filling...
  5. Lining, Stuffing, measuring

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    For a while I've been trying to wrap my head around stuffing vs lining. My understanding is that typically a ported sub should be lined and a sealed sub stuffed. I have seen some recommend stuffing a ported sub (perhaps taking quality over spl?) -- using less than 100% fill (Kevin Haskins...
  6. stuffing or lining?

    DIY Speakers
    Good morning all , I noticed that most of the time when you look at project DIY speakers, thre are instructions for the xover, some for cabinet assembly , sometmes they specify if the speaker need to be recessed or not but rearely there is indication about either stuffing or lining the interior...
  7. Stuffing advice needed.

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    OK, I am not talking about getting an early jump on Thanksgiving, I just need advice on if I should add poly or a few pillows or not. This is a sealed enclosure for a LMS Ultra 18" at 4cuft with a box Q of 0.597. I used Sonic Barrier 3/4" on the inside and have to admit that it deadened the...
  8. Stuffing a ported box

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi there, Can you stuff a ported box like a sealed box to make it think its in a bigger enclosure. If you can it may well change what I do as regards to two ported instead of two sealed as I need to get my box bigger ported to get a better result but it all depends on stuffing. Also if it does...
  9. Stuffing a down-firing box

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Got my Tempest-X2 in (thanks Kevin!) and am working through building my box which has the driver firing down into the floor. I have 5lbs of polyfill per the 1lb - 1^ft suggestion. Do you guys just throw it in there and let it settle on the back of the driver? Do I need to worry about it...
  10. Acoustic Lining + Stuffing

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Ive received help from members in one of my other topics, but im still really confused so I hoped a different topic could help straighten me out. As a bit of background, I have a sealed dual passive rad setup in a 50L enclosure. From what I understand there are two things, sound absorbing...
  11. Smallest sealed box w/ 100% stuffing for RSS265HF-4 ohm 10" w/ Q of .70?

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Taking the displacement of the driver into account. Thanks :) Posted via Mobile Device
  12. Help with TL Sub stuffing

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I am building a couple of transmission line subs. They are based on Nelson Pass' El-Pipe-O. Does anyone know how to calculate the effect of a specific amount of stuffing per cubic foot on the volume. If I have 6 foot long 12" dia. tubes, how much stuffing per cubic foot will increase the...
  13. Quick subwoofer stuffing question

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I need a pretty quick response, as I am about to finish my sub today! It is an CSS SDX15 in a 3.4 cu^ft enclosure. I built it according to the websites specifications and design plans, and it says on their site "Home audio - Mid Q (Q.707) – 3.4 cubic feet fully stuffed," How much polyfill...
  14. Will stuffing my ported sub make it less droney and nasal

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    I had some speakers laying around the house and decided to build a absolute bottom dollar budget sub out of them for fun, and because I couldn't find any other use for them. They were Goldwood GW-1244, which aren't even actually subwoofers but I digress. I managed to build one and get it up and...
  15. Acoustic stuffing material

    DIY Speakers
    Hi, I am putting my own acoustic stuffing material in a pair of non-DIY monitors (Behringer B2020P), but I don't know exactly how to place go about placing it and how much to use. Any advice?
  16. Using REW for DIY Sub to determine stuffing

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Is there any way that i can use REW to determine how much stuffing i put into my DIY subwoofer ? Could the waterfall chart tell me anything like if i have damped the subwoofer too much ? The sub is a 12inch vented one.
  17. Q&A - Stuffing a Down Fired Box

    DIY Subwoofers - General Discussion
    Hi guys. Once again I need some advice. What's the best way to poly-fil a down fired box? Is fibers falling down into the voice coils really a concern? I have a few ideas, but don't have the ideal solution in mind yet...:scratch: Warmon -
  18. Stuffing and crossover design doubts.

    DIY Speakers
    Hi there everyone!! I've just finished building my first two way speakers. So far everything seems fine. But I would like some advice on how to stuff the interior and on the crossover network design. I calculated about a 10per cent oversize in volume to make up for some aditional bracing and...
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