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Dayton Audio RSS315HO-44 12" Reference HO DVC Subwoofer
Hi wondering what size box should I use with slot ported box?
Recommended box volume is 2.5 cubic feet with a slot port that is 10" x 1.5" and 12" long for a tuning frequency of 33 Hz.
Date published: 2014-02-06
Will a Rockford P6002 amp push one of these dayton RSS315HO-44's??
Technically yes although you will have to wire one channel to each coil which will provide 300 watts total to the subwoofer.
Date published: 2013-03-19
Best ported box volume with 800 watts
What will be the best/ safest volume for this sub. I love low impact bass but also great sound quality. I will be matching these with the Rs180.
You want to go above and search WOOFER SELECTION GUIDE - then on page 4 you should find your part number. It will show you sealed and ported boxes with F3 specs... Design the box correctly and as long as your woofer is rated for the amps power - the match will be fine.
Date published: 2013-02-01
Good choice for 1.5 cu. ft. ported box?
I have a pristine PSB Century Subsonic 2i that has fried plate amp and 12" driver, so I bought this SW for total replacement/upgrade. BTW, the PSB catostrophic failure was in my opinion caused by a design error and I have taken this up with PSB. Box is 1" MDF and volume is about 1.3 cu. ft. after subtracting driver and port volumes. The calculators put this driver marginally in the sealed application but I don't think ported is ruled out. I can test both ways by blocking the ports. Which way is recommended?I will initially wire the coils in series for 8 ohm and drive with Dayton APA150 bridged mono for 150 watts. This should work based on answers to other questions in this Q&A.I'm toying with wiring the coils in parallel for 2 ohm and using the Sure Electronics 1 x 600 watt class-D board for earth shaking LFE, since the driver has continuous rating of 700 watt RMS. Any chance this may damage driver in ported option?
1.3 cubic feet tuned to 27 hz is ideal. Search "Woofer Selection Guide" and you will see many of the PE woofers listed with alignments for both ported and sealed. You either chose very well or this is the luckiest coincidence I've ever seen !!! Your project should be a great success.
Date published: 2012-12-11
WHATS THE REASON FOR DUAL VOICE COILS IN THE SAME SUB SPEAKER? ALSO IF YOUR JUST USING ONE DVC SUB WHATS THE BENIFITS?
Sometimes you don't have a mono sub out channel and can then send a left and right signal into the woofer. Also, it allows you to run large amps that drive 2 ohm loads, or an amp that is more stable with 4 ohms - up to your particular install needs.
Date published: 2012-09-28
I have an 800w amp (400w/channel x2 (dual-mono) @4ohms) that I want to use with this sub for the purpose of live sound reinforcement. Is it possible to run each of the voice coils on their own channel bi-amp configuration? What type and size of box could this work in?
This sub will work fine bi-amped like this. If you have separate gains for each of the channels, you will want to use a meter to adjust them so that the outputs are the same. Some people have a scope they can use to adjust the signal to exactly the same level while others will use a simple voltage meter to adjust. If the gains are not separate, they will be the same anyway so it won't be a problem.As far as the box goes, the wiring configuration really won't make a difference. There are several questions above that answer "the best enclosure" question.For live sound reinforcement, I tend to prefer ported boxes and this sub will work in either a ported or sealed set up. For your application, I would likely go with a 1.75 cu ft box with a 4" port 10" long.You could also go with a much longer port and tune it by cutting and listening until you get it where you want it. Port velocity doesn't become a problem even at 30" long so you have a lot to work with.If you want a smoother, more musical sound, go with a 1 cubic foot sealed enclosure and keep it simple.
Date published: 2012-07-19