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Tiger Bass
02-12-2007, 01:03 PM
Are you still able to achieve the same SPL readings on boxes that are tuned lower opposed to ones tuned higher for getting loud? I ask because Im starting to find that I prefer the lower frequencies. They for one sound better to me, and second of all, the higher frequencies rattle the hell out of my trunk.

skadude016
02-12-2007, 01:08 PM
i dont quite understand your question. but i think i get it a little. Usually 40-65hz will be louder on the meter than say 30hz with the same power. but it depends alot on the vehicle and box tuning.

Tiger Bass
02-12-2007, 01:11 PM
Well, I guess I first should ask just how closely getting loud and having a lot of SPL are linked together. Ive been under the impression that they tend to be two seperate things.

But Im not actually trying to get loud as much as I just want to make sure that I can "feel the music" if I build a lower tuned box.

Tiger Bass
02-12-2007, 01:35 PM
Is my question just that noobish or Im I not making any sense? :crap:

psych0ticnemes1
02-12-2007, 01:41 PM
lower notes being louder on a mic than say 40-50 htz tones is not likely because a vehicles resonant? frequency is higher than 30-35 on most vehicles, among other things... i hope i'm somewhat accurate

Immacomputer
02-12-2007, 01:44 PM
lower notes being louder on a mic than say 40-50 htz toned is not likely because a vehicles resonant? frequency is higher than 30-35 on most vehicles, among other things

That's not always true and there are too many factors to consider when saying that. Just take a look at the great 12 challenge and you will see that many subs can be louder below 40hz depending on the enclosure.

Chevyaudio
02-12-2007, 01:44 PM
Yes...

You can get loud down low. May take a little extra playing around, but its very possible...

and No, you don't need 4 15" drivers to do it.

I do over a 150 right @ 40hz, and would be pretty close if not over a 50 at 38 and 39hz.

And I have a single 12" sub.

Chevyaudio
02-12-2007, 01:48 PM
but your spechul

No but my moofer is spechul.