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Dayton Audio DVC385-88 15" DVC Series Subwoofer
What is the main difference between the DVC385-88 15 and the RSS390HO-4 15 other than power limitations and box size? Modeled, they are exactly the same for phase, impedance, SPL, and max SPL. The DVC doesn't bottom out around 30 Hz though.
Box models will only tell you so much about how a driver will perform. Other than the size, these woofers are completely different. Different frames, different cone and surround materials, motor assemblies, etc. Choosing the right woofer will be application specific.
Date published: 2014-12-17
hello i want to use this for a peavey cabinet FH1. will it fit?
I would recommend using the 295-034 Dayton Audio PA380-8 15" woofer instead. The DVC385-88 is better suited to use in a direct-radiating vented cabinet as a subwoofer.
Date published: 2014-12-05
Does anyone recommend a break-in period for this sub ?
All speakers require a break in period, some more than others. A subwoofer like this will settle after 10-20 hours of normal play time.
Date published: 2014-10-29
When you recommend 6.5 c.f. enclosure with 2, 4" x 17" ports are you accounting for the volume used by the subwoofer itself? If not what is the volume occupied by this woofer?
This 6.5 cubic foot cabinet does not take the driver or port displacement displacement into consideration. The port and driver displacement combined would be almost a half a cubic foot. (0.481). On a box this size it has almost no effect at all though. the tuning changes by .5 Hz and the graphs lay directly over each other.
Date published: 2014-10-03
Which amplifier would you recommend to drive 4 of these with? Enclosing 2 or 4 of them into one or two boxes (6 or 12 cf), or using 4 of your cabinet packages. Would I be able to hook 4 of these up to one inuke3000? Two in parallel per channel?
The NU3000 will power 4 of these with two wired in parallel on each channel.
Date published: 2014-10-10
Hello, using this driver with a 6.1 cubic foot enclosure and an air port 6 "x 15cm, what type and how will sound would I get? By how much would the frequency of tuning the air port? Using a Sony Ta n80-like power.
With than volume and port, you can expect a tuning frequency of 33 Hz with a bump in the response. I would recommend lengthening the port to 20-24" if possible for a tuning frequency closer to 20 Hz.
Date published: 2014-05-08