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chartman18
01-24-2007, 08:58 PM
The 15" will probably be facing the rear, whereas the 10" will be facing in the cabin, but its sorta is in the cabin. My question is, powered off one amp, would both subwoofers sound ok together? Im thinking they should because its the same brand, instead of mixing brands.

What do you guys think?


(I brought this up, because Im hearing a bunch of stuff about not mixing subs and it causes cancellations and such)

wcarson8911
01-24-2007, 09:00 PM
no, i wouldn't do it. no point really. I would just use one and sell the other.

KidThump
01-24-2007, 09:04 PM
I would use just the 15........The 15inch Type rs get loud but hey if u got a 10 inch type r send me a pm might wanna buy

PV Audio
01-24-2007, 09:11 PM
No, retarded idea. You'll get horrible cancellation and will be wasting both speakers.

chartman18
01-24-2007, 09:12 PM
Haha, I didnt buy any of the Type-R's yet, I have this idea Im running through my head.

You dont think its a good idea to mix a 10" and 15" when both are just facing the other directions?

PV Audio
01-24-2007, 09:18 PM
No, like I said, it's a waste of both speakers. Each will behave differently, and they'll sound different. It's a bad idea and you'll waste your money. Frankly, I don't know what you would even want to do that. If you want two subs, just do 2 12's. You never want to mix and match subwoofer sizes.

Lakota
01-24-2007, 09:49 PM
Just use the 15. A type r 15 has potential in a good street beater install.

lilmaniac2
01-24-2007, 09:50 PM
dont mix sizes ... /thread

PESteele
01-24-2007, 09:53 PM
i know the general rule is never mix sizes but theoretically would it be possible if you had like a 10 tuned high and bandpassed from like 150-60 and then like a 15 tuned very low and set to play 60 and down. Sort of like going active but with subs?

PV Audio
01-24-2007, 10:47 PM
Well of course it's possible, but it's going to sound awful because the each speaker will still be playing the given note, but since they behave differently at that frequency, it's not going to be delightful.

mazdakid
01-24-2007, 10:50 PM
haha my friend has 2 older type r 12's and 2 type r 10's in his car and he used to always tell me i should put some 10's in my car with my 18

JoshHd6
01-25-2007, 12:12 AM
use the 15 and sell the 10..

evan
01-25-2007, 12:27 AM
If you went active and they played different frequencies it might work, otherwise no.

phantom240
01-25-2007, 12:37 AM
Even going active with the same sub would ****. If ya wanna go active with subs, make sure that the subs are designed to play well within the bandpass... The same sub, but 2 different sizes is just gay

theCybe
01-25-2007, 01:08 AM
always, always always ohio.

Pop da Hatch
01-25-2007, 01:10 AM
rely? ****! do deebz son.

phyphoestilic
01-25-2007, 01:12 AM
egh, and his avatar is Fi, what a disgrace.

chartman18
01-25-2007, 01:34 AM
Haha, Ive now decided to go with Fi only because I cant do the 10" and 15" Type-R idea I had.

So what, sue me.

lol.

phyphoestilic
01-25-2007, 01:37 AM
Haha, Ive now decided to go with Fi only because I cant do the 10" and 15" Type-R idea I had.

So what, sue me.

lol.

better not decide to do a 12" and 15" Qs now.

chartman18
01-25-2007, 01:57 AM
Haha. Dude, should I get a 12"?! 15"s are better right?!

iagrdshaka
01-25-2007, 02:02 AM
:rolleyes: n00b

chartman18
01-25-2007, 02:06 AM
lol, we all start somewhere iagrdhaka.

:-)

disturbedfuel15
01-25-2007, 09:42 AM
15"s are basically capable of playing lower frequencies than a 12. When I went from a 12" to a 15" of the same exact model, I noticed that it was a little louder, but really it just played a lot lower. Sounded nicer overall. Why do you think a 15" is more expensive than a 12"? Because the 12" sounds better? That doesnt make sense ;)

nismos14
01-25-2007, 12:38 PM
I say do it, and if you end up not liking the results change it up. Of course using different frequencies to each drive is a must. So if you don't have ample processing maybe wanna rethink this. I think you may have results that are pleasing, or may have results that are not so pleasing but at least you tried something a bit different than the norm.