Small XLS 10" sub, one or two PR? - diyAudio
Go Back   Home > Forums > Loudspeakers > Subwoofers

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 28th September 2006, 02:33 PM   #1
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Default Small XLS 10" sub, one or two PR?

Hello,
I'm new to diy and speaker design but I'm curious to build a subwoofer. I have read a lot of positive words about the Peerless XLS line and aim to build one as physically small box as possible. After reading the application notes Link a 10" in a PR-design of 20L looks really good.

I totally lack any experience of simulation and calculation of speaker boxes so a known design as the mentioned PR would be great. Two questions:
- Does anyone here have experience of the 400g (or more) slave?
- The application note describes a single PR. How about adding another PR? Is there anything to gain by doing that? Will it still work in a small 20L box?

I hope someone have patience to answer

B.R.
Stefan
  Reply With Quote
Old 28th September 2006, 02:43 PM   #2
rabbitz is offline rabbitz  Australia
diyAudio Member
 
rabbitz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Newcastle, Australia
I don't think the 2 passive radiators would be a good idea as all they do is act like a port and are based on the mass the of air inside the port that a vented design would have.

I have however read that using a passive radiator that is larger than the driven driver is a better option and if that's the case, then the 12" passive radiator would be better.

Someone might be able to confirm that as I have never tested it.
__________________
No longer DIY active
  Reply With Quote
Old 28th September 2006, 02:56 PM   #3
AKN is offline AKN  Sweden
No snake oil
diyAudio Member
 
AKN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: In the middle of Sweden
Send a message via MSN to AKN
Some links.......

Peerless XLS10 with XLS 10 slave 265gr.

subwoofer moving on the floor...
__________________
/ Anders
  Reply With Quote

Reply


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
Need your opinion, how small gain can I use with LM3886 (how close to "flat amp")? danielwritesbac Chip Amps 20 30th November 2008 12:27 AM
looking for a small 2" or 3" driver with poor bass response space-cake Full Range 3 27th December 2007 01:16 AM
suspending a small tweeter in front of woofer for "coaxial" effect? bikehorn Multi-Way 3 2nd January 2006 02:04 PM
Thiele-Small R_ms (mechanical losses) vs. "precise" sound? capslock Multi-Way 7 16th September 2002 09:32 AM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 09:26 AM.


vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright 1999-2014 diyAudio

Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2