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Tang Band W5-1138SMF 5-1/4" Paper Cone Subwoofer Speaker
Do you think two of these subs in an enclosure like boses subs it will sound deep for movies?
I dont like bose btw, im not looking for sound quality, more for spl with this project
This sub is intended for computer gaming - where you are right next to it. It can also be used in multiples in cars - but won't produce "thumping" bass. As for home theater - the key there is to move a LOT of air. The bigger the room, the larger or multiple subs that are required - and more and more power - consider the stacks of subs at a concert. In a movie theater - the front channels have two 18" woofers, and there is typically a row of 18" subs across the floor of the theater - from 4 - 32 in the Chinese Grauman... Search Subwoofer Systems & Kits on PE and read up a bit - that should help
Date published: 2013-08-30
Will this work as a drop in replacement for car audio?
Want to replace my 5.25's in my jeep cherokee and was wondering if this would be good in the doors and such without an enclosure, just dropped in?
From the specifications I would think this to be a small box subwoofer driver , Not suitable for accurate midbass in an open trunk. Call parts express and tell them what you are truying to replace they have experts to show you what you need.
Date published: 2013-08-16
Enclosure for Midbass?
I want to use this driver with a 3" full range Dayton driver. If I cross it at 800 hz 18 db HP 12 db LP will it sound clean and smooth?The specs show that this should work, but will it blend?What box dimensions would work for this, just the bass driver.I was planning on putting Two of each driver in some sort of separated enclosure.
The two drivers match almost perfectly for efficiency, which means you can cross without attenuating the HF driver. Both drivers look smooth in the crossover range, and both are comfortable (as to power handling, excursion and resonance) at the 800hz crossover point. If you don't radically undersize the LF enclosure or fail to provide enough power, I don't think you can be unhappy with the result.I am not an expert on box design, and unfortunately the manufacturer doesn't give enclosure suggestions.If you don't get an expert's plan, I would suggest you do not make a cube, go as large as is practical, stuff the enclosure, and prepare to like the result. This driver should go flat to almost 50 hz in a reasonable box.
Date published: 2012-07-07
What size sealed box?
What size sealed box would be best?
I would recommend roughly 0.2 cubic feet as a sealed volume for these woofers. This will provide an F3 of 73 Hz and an in room response into the low 40's or upper 30's.
Date published: 2014-02-24
this is a subwoofer so why is it under woofers and how do i wire 2 of these and keep them 4 ohm?
The word "subwoofer" is used for speakers intended to reproduce the frequency range below that covered by the woofer.There is no simple wiring scheme that will combine two 4 ohm drivers and stay at 4 ohms. The result will be 2 ohms (from parallel wiring), or 8 ohms ( from series wiring).
Date published: 2013-10-26
I would like to use this sub in a .25 cu/ft enclosure, tuned to somewhere around 40Hz. What would be the best port dimensions?
In order to tune to 40 Hz in that volume, the port would need to be 2" in diameter and 21" long. Obviously this is not practical unless you have space for an exterior port, so If you can bump the volume up to about .45 cubic feet and shorted the port to 11" for the same tuning frequency.
Date published: 2014-02-24