What size box do I need for a 10 inch subwoofer?

What size box do I need for a 10 inch subwoofer?

A good rule of thumb is to add at least 2 to 3 inches to the size of the subwoofer. For example, a 10-inch sub should have a front panel at least 12 to 13 inches square. Size the depth of the box to create the volume you require for your box.

What size speaker box do I need?

To figure your enclosure size in inches, multiply all the sides as follows height x width x depth, so if your box is 16″ x 12″ x 8″, you have 1536 cubic inches. Take that figure and divide it by 12 three times, so 1536/12/12/12=. 89, so, your enclosure is .

Is a bigger box better for subs?

Add Volume. By making the enclosure a bit bigger it will become more efficient in many cases, increasing output. As the size of the enclosure increases, the mechanical limits of the woofer will be easier to reach. If the box is too small (by a reasonable amount) add power.

Does subwoofer box size matter?

When it comes to subwoofers, the answer’s yes; size matters greatly. If you have a couple of 8″ drivers in a box you’re calling a subwoofer, you’re going to be disappointed if you follow the setup steps we’ll be discussing – because you won’t get the results we’re getting.

What happens if a sub box is too big?

A bigger box will have less overall output; but may have more output at lower frequencies due to it’s increased low frequency extension. But, if you go too big, you’ll loose both overall output and low frequency output (extension).

What hits harder ported or sealed?

Undoubtedly, ported boxes can deliver louder, booming bass with more punch and reverberance than sealed boxes. This is easily achieved with a ported subwoofer box without using any additional sound equalizer or digital processor.

Can I make my sealed box ported?

Technically, the answer is yes you can convert a sealed subwoofer box into ported, it will work, but it might not sound like a proper ported box. A sealed box has less air space than a ported or vented designed subwoofer enclosure. Ported boxes are required to be larger to benefit from the ported design.

Do sealed boxes get low?

Sealed boxes are made for a flatter frequency response over a wider range of frequency’s. They also help your box in the lower frequencies as well just not as loud. For example my kappa 100.9w is good for down to 20hz in a sealed box all the way up to 80 and past giving it the flattest frequency response and accuracy.

What is the best sub box for deep bass?

The overall best subwoofer box would be the Bbox E12DSV Pro-Series 12 inch dual vented enclosure suitable for medium and larger vehicles. It has an airtight seal, is designed for an optimum bass response with a lower frequency reproduction ideal for high power and great sound quality subwoofers.

What is the loudest sub box?

Top 5 Best Loudest Subwoofer Box Design

  • Atrend Bbox E12DSV Pro-Series.
  • American Sound Connection Single Vented Subwoofer Stereo Sub Box.
  • QPower QBOMB12VL.
  • OnlyFactoryDirect Black Subwoofer Box.
  • American Sound Connection Dual 8-Inch SPL Bass Subwoofer Labyrinth Vent Sub Box.

How do I get more bass out of my subwoofer?

Start by dialing the subwoofer down so that you can no longer hear it. As the song plays, slowly increase the volume until you hear the amount of bass that you want without any distortion.

How do I know what my sub box is tuned to?

The best way to check the tuning of an enclosure is to play a series of test tones around where you think it is tuned and find the point where the sub moves the least. That frequency will be the tuning frequency.

What does tuning a sub box mean?

Posted January 14, 2012. Say your box is tuned to 32hz. That means your sub(s) will sound best at that frequency, and around it. Frequencies far above, and far below, will not play as clearly as 32hz.

Does it matter where the port is in a sub box?

There is no way to determin how the port location will react to the acoustics of your car. As long as the port isn’t blocked you will more than likely not beable to tell the volume and sound difference with your ears.

How big should the port be on a sub box?

16 square inches of port area per cubic foot of box volume, make the port 18-20 inches deep. The port is tuned to the box volume, not the subs. This generally tunes the box to the upper 30Hz area, with the vehicle transfer function extending the frequency another 10-12Hz or so.

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