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Old 8th April 2014, 11:47 PM   #1
cleonjr is offline cleonjr  United States
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Default 10" radiater

I am buildind a subwoofer and I have one 10"wooffer and want to do a single driver with a same size radiater can I use a 10" cheapo driver as the radiater in a dual 10" cab,will it function like a radiater.
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Old 9th April 2014, 12:04 AM   #2
sreten is offline sreten  United Kingdom
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Only if it has a suspension that does twice the excursion
of the main driver will it be really up to the job asked.

Which rules out using a cheapo driver as a PR, though
you can use a mass loaded cheapo driver as a PR
as long as its much bigger than the main driver.

rgds, sreten.
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Old 9th April 2014, 12:05 AM   #3
cleonjr is offline cleonjr  United States
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ok thanks ,now I understand the principle needed.
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Old 9th April 2014, 01:40 AM   #4
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Use two cheap drivers per woofer, remove the magnet structure and paint the back of the cones with a few layers of wood glue. That's a starting point.
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