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bshime45
02-16-2003, 02:19 PM
im relatively new to all car audio but mainly boxes for a sub. What are the kinds of enclosures and could you please explain them. thanks

nswartley
02-16-2003, 02:25 PM
Originally posted by bshime45
im relatively new to all car audio but mainly boxes for a sub. What are the kinds of enclosures and could you please explain them. thanks

sealed: just like it sounds...a completely sealed box for a subwoofer. most subs sound really good in sealed boxes

ported: a box that has openings in it, also known as ports. they can be slot ports or circular ports...mainly for getting loud, but can sound good.

bandpass: can sound good if they are built right, but usually arent all that great. they are hard to build right.

here are some examples...
sealed: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3006986537&category=14945

ported: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3007796870&category=14945

bandpass:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3006655673&category=3291

bshime45
02-16-2003, 02:35 PM
i'm prolly just going to have 1 12 " elemental k sub so i want good bass should i go with a sealed box?

nswartley
02-16-2003, 02:36 PM
Originally posted by bshime45
i'm prolly just going to have 1 12 " elemental k sub so i want good bass should i go with a sealed box?

yea that would be your best and easiest option

bshime45
02-16-2003, 02:37 PM
could you give me a rough estimate on how much one would cost with carpeting?

nswartley
02-16-2003, 02:38 PM
Originally posted by bshime45
could you give me a rough estimate on how much one would cost with carpeting?

well...you could build it yourself if you have tools and stuff. if not, you probably wont be able to find a pre-made online that will be the right size.

private message dreid on these forums...he will give you an estimate. probaby around 75

bshime45
02-16-2003, 02:39 PM
how would i figure out all the space and stuff needed inside

nswartley
02-16-2003, 02:40 PM
Originally posted by bshime45
how would i figure out all the space and stuff needed inside

if you tell him how many watts RMS each sub is getting, he will tell you