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Dayton Audio RSS390HF-4 15" Reference HF Subwoofer 4 Ohm
What would be a good amp match for this sub?
Just wondering what amp is recommended with this sub.
The Dayton or Bash 500 watt plate amps would both be a good match for this sub.You usually want to keep the power rating of the amp close to the power rating of the driver.
Date published: 2012-01-02
is this a single voice coil sub ?
this might be a dumb question but, better safe then sorry
Yes1 voice coil4ohm
Date published: 2014-03-04
What is the optimal ported tuning for a box around 5 to 6 cubic feet w/300 to 350 watts?
I've played around with winsid and have a 5ft cube w/2 4" 38" ports.
Have you taken into consideration the room dimensions it will be playing in and the location of the listening position relative to where the subwoofer enclosure is placed? These will all affect the bandwidth you are aiming for, but 1w/1m numbers will not reflect any of these response-changing variables. Even the direction you face the subwoofer will make a world of difference. It could be a tapered transmission line or a front loading horn that's required to yield your desired results. It is possible that no bass-reflex alignment could present the required bandwidth.
Date published: 2011-12-01
What is the ideal sealed enclosure size for this driver with sound quality in mind?Further, what would be an acceptable compromise with how much fill?
Hi J168 Liters will be the minimun to get the best performance.The knee -3db will be arround 28 Hz and the spl will be arrond 114 dB.Make it well braced and sturdy. 1st quality Baltic Birch is my recomendation. Dont use MDF. Will come apart under his own vibration.will shake a lot.BestDavid
Date published: 2013-08-20
I wanted to get 2 of these and put them in a sealed enclosure for my car. I'm trying to have a smallish size box. What size box would you recommend?
Going to be running both with a Jl 1000 1
I wouldn't go any smaller than 5 cu ft for two of these. The 3db down point is roughly 30hz this way so it should still sound pretty good.If you have more room you can definitely use it, but any smaller and the response starts getting ragged and sloped below about 50hz so you would lose a lot of what most people want in car audio sound.
Date published: 2013-08-27
Will this enclosure work?
Would a pair of these work well in a setup like this? Each sub would be in it's own enclosure with 5.3ft^3, 4"x15" 55" port. They would be powered by a QSC RMX-850. This will mostly be for HT, with some music mixed in.
If you search for the WOOFER SELECTION GUIDE and find this driver - it will give you good starting points for sealed and ported versions of this driver. Porting extends bass much lower with the T/S specs of this driver - but for a port tuning of 21hz, you need a 9 cubic foot cabinet. When building a cabinet with a large port - split the port area into multiple tubes. JBL has done this over the years using 2 or 3 smaller tubes rather than one very large one. As for the QSC amp - the one you are choosing is under-powered. Options would be two of them in mono (ideal) or an RMX 2450.
Date published: 2012-10-22