I plotted it in Bass Box and got a tiny, tiny sealed size, 0. A picture of the driver is shown below in Photograph Rather than use a pipe for the reflex port, the enclosure is vented using two square ports 1. Ported enclosure systems are much more sensitive to misaligned parameters than sealed enclosure systems, which makes their construction more difficult for the beginning DIYer. I’m running a 3-way front stage and I am asking my midbass’s to play only between

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Subwooger am not sure I would use it in a vented box unless you want it to be boomy. Binding Posts and Switch for External Amplifier.


Front Baffle Photograph 04 below shows the assembled subwoofer enclosure prior to finishing. Active power is supplied from a 70W Parts Express plate amplifier part However, the lower cutoff frequency and better subwooefr handling within the system’s passband often makes ported systems the alignment of choice for many speaker builders.

These are the specs and this is the picture of the currently finished box I am willing to remake another one or two separate boxes for each sub.

One sub in 2 cu. Rather than use a pipe for the reflex port, the enclosure is vented using two square ports 1. Almost any driver can be used in a ported enclosure system, however, only drivers which have msw-10 Qts value between 0. They are just too cavernous.


So let’s adjust it until the box is about 40 cm deep If I was first starting out this sub would be a great place to start. The subwoofer enclosure is finished with two coats of white sealing primer and two coats of an off-white cream.

The time now is Finished Subwoofer Enclosure and Plate Amplifier Photograph 07 shows the internals of the subwoofer enclosure. Options Quote message in reply? Password Please enter a password for your user account. The MAW subwoofer is 10″ in diameter and very well built. Mach5audio MAW10 No as far as I could tell it was pretty smooth, no humps, but that was what I expected out of a sealed enclosure.

A ported enclosure system consists of a driver mounted on one side of a box that has an open tunnel or port which allows the passage of air in and out of the box. Lightning bolt delivery Thanks: Even ported was suggested as 0.

Options Disable smilies in text Quote message in sunwoofer There’s a bit subwooofer a ripple to it, suggesting that the box is a little too big for the driver.

Jim’s MAW-10 DIY Subwoofer

Ported Subwoofer Enclosure Construction. So you think this will subwooofer A picture of the driver is shown below in Photograph The MAW line was meant for home use reflex but it appears that car audio folks like them. To make the subwoofer more flexible, it houses a 70W plate amplifier, but can also be powered with an external amplifier.


MAW DIY Ported Subwoofer (Page 2)

A ported enclosure improves the low frequency response of the loudspeaker by using reflex ports to transmit the energy from the rear of the driver to the listener. Photograph 06 shows the rear of the subwoofer enclosure after the plate amplifier has been installed.

In the simulation, it’s currently set to 1cm, which is not very practical or achievable. There’s one more thing to adjust though – the maw-0 of the box. My problem is I think the box is tuned to high for home use.

On completion, the Loudspeaker Wizard screen should look like the image below. This should reduce the “ripple” This is a golf course damn it!