Drivers for ~100L (3.5ft^3) cabinets in AUS - diyAudio
Go Back   Home > Forums > Loudspeakers > Subwoofers
Home Forums Rules Articles diyAudio Store Gallery Wiki Blogs Register Donations FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

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
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 1st December 2012, 11:21 PM   #1
Westy37 is offline Westy37  Australia
diyAudio Member
Join Date: May 2010
Default Drivers for ~100L (3.5ft^3) cabinets in AUS

I know this is all a bit back to front but here goes.....

I've got two (2) approximatly 100 litre boxes all cut up ready to be assembled. They were for an old project that was never completed. My brother mentioned the other day that he would like to build some subs for his stereo system. I figure this is an opportune way to get rid of the stack of wood!

The fronts he is using are Zaph's "waveguide TMM"

I was hoping people could suggest some subs that would be suitable for these cabinets. I'd be happy to go sealed, and use LT, or go ported. Tapped horns and other transmission line based designs are out of the question as I already have all the bracing cut up for the boxes.

These are really only going to play up high enough to match up to the fronts (80-100hz at an absolute max). Obviously I'm looking for good low extension but I'm not going to chase single digits. Having said that, the point of these IS to fill in below the main speakers so I am after a true SUBwoofer not just a woofer that plays lowish.

Preferably I'd like to purchase the drivers somewhere in AUS as shipping costs can get stupidly high pretty quickly.

Thanks for your suggestions.
  Reply With Quote
Old 2nd December 2012, 05:48 AM   #2
diyAudio Member
Moondog55's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Norlane; Geelong: Victoria: Australia
So I suppose the $99- woofers on ebay won't go low enough?

But they would work OK in a big sealed box like that
QUOTE" The more I know, the more I know, I know (insert maniacal laugh >here<) NOTHING"

Last edited by Moondog55; 2nd December 2012 at 05:49 AM. Reason: Forgot the link
  Reply With Quote
Old 2nd December 2012, 05:06 PM   #3
diyAudio Member
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Jackson,michigan
What is your Budget?

Check out the sims I did on these drivers,

T3 Audio T200-12S4 12" 200 Watt Subwoofer 4 Ohm 269-086

12" woofer from 35 hz to 300hz.

12" woofer from 35 hz to 300hz.

Cheers !!

  Reply With Quote
Old 3rd December 2012, 03:47 AM   #4
Westy37 is offline Westy37  Australia
diyAudio Member
Join Date: May 2010
Budget is probably $600ish for the pair. Those are some interesting sims there I'll have a bit more of a look in a second.

Any other ideas?
  Reply With Quote
Old 3rd December 2012, 06:29 AM   #5
diyAudio Member
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Jackson,michigan
My second choice (First) would be the Dayton reference series either the 12's or 15's as well as the classic series.

They had just dropped the price (I think) on those T200's and they look like the best boom for the buck.

I looked at the Zaph site and it looks like two of the T200's per side would be a good match for your speakers.



P.S. I found the reviews on this driver here,

I think that they are a great deal but you still can't go wrong with the Dayton's either.

Last edited by geraldfryjr; 3rd December 2012 at 06:54 AM.
  Reply With Quote
Old 3rd December 2012, 11:25 AM   #6
sreten is offline sreten  United Kingdom
diyAudio Member RIP
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Brighton UK

An Eminence LAB12 works very well in 100L vented tuned to around 20Hz.

rgds, sreten.
  Reply With Quote


Hide 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
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
FS Morel drivers, custom CNC machined aluminum cabinets, Dayton cabinets Bronson_k Swap Meet 12 12th July 2015 08:39 PM
Replacing all drivers in my cabinets Rijaak Multi-Way 9 23rd August 2012 03:44 AM
FS: Shanling US-type power cable, 5ft. coolnose Swap Meet 1 19th April 2012 10:10 AM
Opinions: What drivers for cabinets... sideways Full Range 14 19th January 2012 07:23 PM
Aus: Altronics AL cone drivers PeteMcK Multi-Way 0 14th October 2008 03:22 AM

New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 11:15 PM.

vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999-2017 diyAudio

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2