How To Make A Subwoofer Box For Beginners


This is a simple how to step by step of How To Make A Subwoofer Box For Beginners. Instead of using carpet to cover the box I spray Duplicolor Bed Armor spray to cover the subwoofer make the box water proof and really looks nice too. I put a material in the box to make it sound good and glued it down with 3M Super 77 spray glue. This subwoofer box will work good for 8 inch 10 inch 12 inch 15 inch and 18 inch subwoofer box. Building your own subwoofer box is a great way to get the look and fit you want, without spending a fortune. All you need is a few basic tools, hardware, and materials. Building a box for your subwoofer is one of the best ways to put your peronal touch on a car's audio system. Whether it's a basic cubic box or a precisely designed kerfed / ported box, making sure your sub gets the appropriate enclousure for your needs can make a world of difference. Many things should be considered before building a speaker cabinet. For example, the type of music the customer listens to might determine whether you use a sealed or ported enclosure, or possibly a bandpass. The customer will need to have an idea of how much amplifier power and what size woofers he wants in the system.The amount of space that a stereo system occupies must be known and approved during the design stage of that system. The salesman must make it known how much room will be sacrificed in order to get the performance level desired. The more sound a person wants, the more useable space must be given up. Midrange and tweeter drivers don't usually take up much space and are not considered at this time. Amplifiers, subwoofers, and to a certain extent the midbass drivers all need their own space in the interior of the vehicle. If woofer enclosures are desired, they can take up the most space of all. Larger woofers naturally require larger enclosures. In addition the larger woofers require more amplifier power to maximize them. This all takes up space. One efficient way to get the customer the most performance is to measure that part of the car that he is willing to give up. With this total space in mind, subtract the room required for sufficient amplification, then subtract the thickness of the wood to be used. This will give you the net airspace avail¬able. If for example the net airspace came out to 3 cubic feet (85 liters) then you would be able to choose the woofer(s) that would work best in this situation. The choices would include a single C15a or F15a, two C10a or F10a's, or even four C8a or F8a's. Of course the Solobaric woofers could be used in much less airspace. The Solobaric woofers are normally re¬served for the customer that wants the best performance in the least amount of space with the understanding that more amplifier power is required. The infinite baffle system is very simple and very easy to install. A baffle board is a wall the speaker is mounted to that separates the front and rear sound waves. The most important thing is to make sure the baffle board completely seals the front and rear areas. If the areas are not completely sealed, cancellation will occur and bass performance will be reduced drastically. The Kicker Freeair series drivers are designed specifically for this type of application. The most basic and simple of all speaker enclosures is the sealed box or acoustic suspension design. The acoustic suspension design has several advantages; it is easy to build, easy to tune and offers high power handling, tight response and extended low end output. Acoustic suspension enclosures produce lower bass because they roll off at 12 dB per/octave. Cone motion is better controlled at all frequencies because of the constant pressure on the back side of the cone, which enables you to run more power to the woofer. The Kicker Competition and Solobaric series are designed specifically for sealed enclosures.
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