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Old 11th December 2003, 01:51 AM   #1
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Hi guys,

I have just built the audax home theatre setup minus the sub. Now im going to build one.

Decided on sealed box, downfiring.

Tempest or Dayton 15inch driver

350w or 500w amp


What's the best way to go, I want to do it as cheap as I can :P
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Old 11th December 2003, 01:58 AM   #2
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The apex sr. is the cheapest real sub amp I know of, its like 139. www.apexjr.com
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Old 11th December 2003, 02:00 AM   #3
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problem is im located in australia


what is the pick out of the tempest and dayton driver?

and is going to 500w over 350w with these drivers worth it?
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Old 11th December 2003, 04:50 AM   #4
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going to 500w is a waste, i would not really go past 250, the tempes is efficient and at 20Hz in a sealed box it hits xmax at 275w
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Old 11th December 2003, 04:57 AM   #5
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ok cool, micheal im from australia as well. Where do you recomend i source the driver from here? Also whats a good priced 350w amp in aust?
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Old 11th December 2003, 04:57 AM   #6
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going to 500w is a waste, i would not really go past 250, the tempes is efficient and at 20Hz in a sealed box it hits xmax at 275w
Agreed, a Tempest with a 250W amp will work well.

My Tempest
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Old 11th December 2003, 04:58 AM   #7
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I also built the Audax Left, Right and Center speakers last December. I built an 18" sonosub with the 15" Dayton DVC and a 250w plate amp. It stands over 72-inches tall and it's a brute.
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Old 11th December 2003, 05:39 AM   #8
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how does the dayton compare to the tempest?
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Old 11th December 2003, 07:46 AM   #9
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Ii know you can get the tempest here http://www.acousticconcepts.com.au

the amp try the jaycar

http://www1.jaycar.com.au/productVie...=&SUBCATID=443
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Old 11th December 2003, 09:35 AM   #10
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with my audax i went for 4 mains and the center, sounds good. Just need that low down sub goodness
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