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Old 22nd May 2006, 09:24 PM   #1
mbcouple is offline mbcouple  United States
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Default Rotary Servo Sub Enclosure (Cyclone)

I have a pair of the old Phoneix Gold Cylone rotary motion servo subs that are begging to become primary home theater LFE drivers. My question is on enclosure theory for these non-traditional drivers. I was considering tube loading them in a 12" concrete forming tube. Would there be any benefit, or is it even possible, to horn load a driver like this? The driver extends down to 11hz, and is supposed to be crossed no higher than 60hz with an 18db crossover.
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Old 23rd May 2006, 09:12 AM   #2
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You're limited to an infinite baffle application or a large sealed enclosure (at least 4-5cuft for each) for these, they don't like too much back pressure, it leaks past the vanes and sounds nasty, ruling out vented, TL, horn loading ect.
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