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Old 15th July 2003, 03:32 PM   #1
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I am getting ready to build a 2-way with two 5.5" woofers. Since the optimal box volume is 2X the box volume for a single woofer, is is better to create two isolated internal areas, one for each woofer?
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Old 17th July 2003, 09:11 AM   #2
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aslong as the speakers are the same i think its ok to share the volume.
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Old 17th July 2003, 09:38 AM   #3
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i have two 5"s running in exactly doulbe the volume for a single - shared.

the problem with two separate enclosures is that you may not get them exactly the same. the problem with a shared volume is that if the placement is not the same (symetrical etc), you may get different responses. but no, i can't back this up, i've never heard a setup with a problem as such.
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