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Old 31st December 2010, 01:22 PM   #1
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Last night, I watched the movie Inception on my computer and I thought I'd kill my Monsoon sub. This thing rattle like hell during the movie. A close inspection revealed it's still alive - as a matter of fact, I couldn't find a single rip in the speaker - but let just say I am now looking for something that will go lower and that is also more robust.

I've built quite a few project here but have been away for way too long and haven't kept up to pace with what's going on in the DIY world. My current setup is a pair of TB W3-871s fr speakers sitting on either side of my computer monitor. They are fed by my Monsoon's 2.1 amp at the moment.

What I'm looking for at this moment is building a sub enclosure to replace the Monsoon's with something that will go lower and that is also more robust. Ideally, I'd like to feed it off the Monsoon's amp but I won't mind finding a plate amp to power it if my current amp isn't powerful enough.

As always, my budget is small. Let's say I'd like to spend less than 200 $ for the sub and enclosure.

Let me know what you think would be a nice affordable setup.

Oh ! In order to minimize shipping charges, I'd prefer to order from a Canadian supplier but I'd be willing to order from a US supplier too if need be.
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Old 31st December 2010, 09:37 PM   #2
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maximum dimensions of the enclosure?
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Old 1st January 2011, 01:52 PM   #3
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Doesn't really matter. I've got a sonotube sub in the living room so SAF is not an issue.

I've been looking at ApexJr's Super 8 sub for a while now and I was wondering if anyone has had experience with them. At the price they're selling, I'd be tempted to buy two.

While I'm tempted by the Super 8, I'm really open to other suggestions too !
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..I'd be tempted to buy two...While I'm tempted by the Super 8,.. !
Two drivers in an easy to build T-TQWP is IMO, very tempting..

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bjorno, the thumbnail on this thread is pretty small and I'm having difficulty figuring everything out. Also, having been away from this forum for a while, I'm not quite sure where to find the dimension of the box. Do you have something more specific about this T-TQWP project ? It seems pretty interesting indeed.
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bjorno, the thumbnail on this thread is pretty small and I'm having difficulty figuring everything out. Also, having been away from this forum for a while, I'm not quite sure where to find the dimension of the box. Do you have something more specific about this T-TQWP project ? It seems pretty interesting indeed.
Hi,

You have to click on the thumbnail lower left corner to magnify or try to open in another window.

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How about a mini tapped horn?
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Such as ???
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Hi,

You have to click on the thumbnail lower left corner to magnify or try to open in another window.

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It's not easy to see on my iPhone. I'll check that later on my computer.
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Look Here; TH-Micro - a 6,5" tapped horn Andy
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