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manxam 25th February 2004 12:35 AM

Tang Band W8-740C box design help
 
I'll be placing a W8-740C in a 1.08cu ft external (9.5x7.875x25 -- .75" MDF) cabinet and would like to know what length and diameter of port would be required to get a decent response out of this setup.

I can model it all day long in winisd and unibox but really have no idea what optimal 'tuning' is for HT nor what anomalies i should be looking for while designing such a sub.

Any help with this setup would be greatly appreciated, thanks!

leadbelly 25th February 2004 12:51 AM

http://www.diyaudio.com/forums/showt...162#post320162

manxam 25th February 2004 01:14 AM

Leadbelly, RAW's 14" cube is about .5cu ft larger than my enclosure so his findings are more or less meaningless to me.

Thanks anyways

GM 25th February 2004 04:06 AM

Unless you live in an apt. or this is for a computer system, it's totally inadequate for HT. Optimal tuning would be ~18Hz, which means you're better off leaving it sealed and accept the meager output since the vent will be larger than the sub.

GM

leadbelly 25th February 2004 04:09 AM

If you have winisd and unibox, punch Al's numbers in to see the frequency he tuned to, and then use that for your volume.


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