Go Back   Home > Forums > Loudspeakers > Full Range

Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 8th August 2007, 01:39 AM   #21
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
No, I wanted the subs on an open baffle.

With the picture from my last post, I was planning on having a board along the top that is ~3-4 inches wide and the full length of the top, then the sides will be 3-4 inches at the top and around ~8-10 inches on the bottom. I was going to make it 2 feet tall, but there is nothing saying I can't make it taller and about 2 feet wide (which I would like to stick with) at the bottom and around 20 inches at the top, so the sides would have a taper.

It wouldn't be a true, hardcore open baffle, but I think from what I have heard with my setup now that it will be all right. I don't listen to music very loud because I have a girlfriend that is not a big fan of my music. And I don't have parties, so there is no worry of idiots blowing it up. With this proposed design, it would keep all the speakers as close together as possible.

I listen to a lot of metal and punk, so I will eventually try something with the 8 inch Fostex speakers, maybe in a MLTL.
  Reply With Quote
Old 8th August 2007, 03:12 AM   #22
diyAudio Member
 
gmilitano's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
OK, I was thinking you would put the bass drivers in an enclosure to fill in the low end and run the 40-1271 on an open baffle. I'm not sure how muchbass you will get if you run the bass drivers in an open baffle.
  Reply With Quote
Old 8th August 2007, 01:56 PM   #23
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Right now I have them in a baffle that is 48 inches tall by about 24 inches wide. They produce bass and its enough for what I listen to. I have 2 subs per side, and they are run in parallel, near the bottom of the baffle.

Thats kind of why I think they might sound good enough for me in my new proposed baffle design. They won't sound anything as loud and thumping as they could in a proper vented box, but the 40-1271 I don't think would be able to keep up with them anyways if they were in a vented box.

Now, this is not very scientific, but with a frequency generator, they sound good in the bass down to around 35 Hz were they tapper of pretty quick.
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Radio Shack Accurian speaker/amps dpuopolo Solid State 17 25th June 2008 12:35 PM
ML-TL with a Radio Shack 40-1024 davidallancole Full Range 7 16th August 2007 09:41 PM
Radio Shack OPT! sorenj07 Parts 2 13th March 2007 02:30 AM
Radio Shack RS 40-1271 8" Full Range Driver gmilitano Multi-Way 27 4th June 2005 03:23 PM
Cab Conversion, Radio Shack Project Rebuild Thor74 Subwoofers 7 12th April 2005 04:58 AM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 04:16 PM.


vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©1999-2014 diyAudio

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2