Go Back   Home > Forums > >
Home Forums Rules Articles diyAudio Store Blogs Gallery Wiki Register Donations FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Sand trap
Sand trap
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 17th September 2011, 01:30 PM   #1
kadoi is offline kadoi  Japan
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Default Sand trap

Being fairly new to the DIY world I run the risk of sounding ignorant here, but has anyone built a subwoofer enclosure the incorporated a sand filled enclosure around the box itself? Seems to me that it would be more effective than bracing or concrete. Then just add the internal filling to negate standing wave resonance.
  Reply With Quote
Old 18th September 2011, 12:26 AM   #2
revboden is offline revboden  United States
diyAudio Member
 
revboden's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
it won't do anything to negate standing waves in the box but it will damp panel resonances through materials impedance mismatch. I have use silicone sandwiched between the inner and outer panels to do this, it's lighter than sand and does the same thing.
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Sand trapHide 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

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
TH as Bass Trap? Brian Steele Subwoofers 4 4th February 2011 09:24 AM
Is it a deception trap? Billypang The Lounge 1 29th January 2007 08:42 PM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 11:21 AM.


Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Resources saved on this page: MySQL 15.79%
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©1999-2017 diyAudio
Wiki