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It is a TC sounds oem 10.
Specs:
- Qts 0.357
- Qes 0.400
- Qms 3.35
- Fs 30Hz
- Res 3.11 ohms
- Ls 4.0 mH
- Lp 6.26 mH
- Rp 9.9 ohms
- Dia 208mm
- Vas 19.3 liters
- Mms 224 grams
- Cms 119 um/N
- BL 18.35Tm
- Spl 83.3dB

Enclosure Recoomendations:
- Small Sealed: 0.3 cubic feet
- Large Sealed 0.6 cubic feet
- Ported: 0.5-0.6 cubic feet with a single 10" or 12" PR

Its more fir music in my room rather than movies but I think the design is somewhat the same.
I currently have it in a .8cu/ft sealed box, and i am not impressed at all. My 8" AA audio sub in a transmission line gets lower and just sounds all around better than this sub.
Could i put this sub in a transmission line, I dont know much about them but i have built one.

I was going to do a ported box but with a box size that small the port would need to be about 100inches long to tune it to 30hz.

What enclosure could i use?
Any help is appreciated, thanks.
 

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According to WINsd the sd=51.02"^2
that what you were asking?
What so i look for in the respnose chart? Flat line from 30hz+?
 

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I entered them manually, so im not sure if I did it right. Im modeling right now and .6 tuned to 33hz looks the best. But i dread the super long port im going to need :(
 

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From what i remember on the old TC Sound forums, that sub likes big power.....1000-2000 watts. That being said, you won't be able to tune that low in that size box with a port (it would stick out of the box a long way!). I would use a passive radiator (or 2) with a lot of mass on the pr's to tune you low. Don't forget a subsonic filter or you will launch the cone during high level playback.:blink:
 

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The response looks much better in a larger box but I don't know how much space you have. I think that ported is a bit odd on that sub. It's a low end monster and port resonance will be a problem as you tune lower and lower. I think something on the specs might not be right. It's asking for a very odd box.
 

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From what i remember on the old TC Sound forums, that sub likes big power.....1000-2000 watts. That being said, you won't be able to tune that low in that size box with a port (it would stick out of the box a long way!). I would use a passive radiator (or 2) with a lot of mass on the pr's to tune you low. Don't forget a subsonic filter or you will launch the cone during high level playback.:blink:
I think you're right. A pair of PR's would probably do very well.
 

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I have read that too, using PR's. For me it would be cheaper to building a funny looking enclosure with a long port than buy a PR. Anyway this would work in a transmission line?
Last time i checked somone said it would cost $60 for a PR, would i need a certain one?
 

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The response looks much better in a larger box but I don't know how much space you have. I think that ported is a bit odd on that sub. It's a low end monster and port resonance will be a problem as you tune lower and lower. I think something on the specs might not be right. It's asking for a very odd box.
Yes ported seems impossible. What is port resonance? I've heard of it just don't know what it does:coocoo:
Thanks for the help guys.
 

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This sub is typical of a lot of modern subs designed for the car. To get it to work well in a small sealed enclosure, efficiency is sacrificed. 83 db efficiency in a small sealed box needs a ton of power to get good volume.

there are probably some car guys out there that could use that sub. I use a Soundsplinter 10 that looks to be pretty similar in my truck. It sounds great, but transfer function of the truck adds a ton of volume. You don't get that same function in the home.

I would look at selling it and get something that won't need a ton of power to get loud. There are a lot of better choices for the home.
 

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This sub is typical of a lot of modern subs designed for the car. To get it to work well in a small sealed enclosure, efficiency is sacrificed. 83 db efficiency in a small sealed box needs a ton of power to get good volume.

there are probably some car guys out there that could use that sub. I use a Soundsplinter 10 that looks to be pretty similar in my truck. It sounds great, but transfer function of the truck adds a ton of volume. You don't get that same function in the home.

I would look at selling it and get something that won't need a ton of power to get loud. There are a lot of better choices for the home.
I will porbably end up using it in a car. I want to try it in a car to see if its louder.
I might just end up going with an Image Dynamics 12IDQ v.2 seems like it will work better.
 

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I would use a pair of the Creative Sound APR 12's. They are cool because you don't have to take em out of the enclosure to tune them. Not sure how well this driver would work in a t-line. I would try them in about a cubic foot of space with the pr's.
 
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