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12-15-2007, 12:31 AM
Ok, I have 2 Audiobahn Flame Q 10s (i know) 2002 model, Ive been trying to read up on which box type would be best for them. Im more worried about sq than spl, so i assumed that a sealed enclosure would be the way to go. This thought was reinforced by a website i checked out that recommended a sealed enclosure for this sub. However, I kept reading to verify that this was correct, and on the audiobahninc website it says that a sealed enclosure is not recommended for this sub, and recommends ported instead. I honestly dont know what to do :(. Im into different kinds of rock, so im still leaning towards a sealed enclosure, but i wanted to check with you guys and see what you recommend. Any light you could shed on the topic for me would be greatly appreciated. thanks!
12-15-2007, 12:33 AM
wrong subs if you're worried about sq. just get new subs that are geared towards sq.
12-15-2007, 12:38 AM
I ripped apart a flamed audiobahn 15...I'm gonna make a cool lamp out of the basket...about the only thing they are good for...
12-15-2007, 12:45 AM
Sealed will be fine.
12-15-2007, 12:50 AM
i listen to both rap and rock, i think you will get strong bass with a ported enclosure no doubt. but if you go sealed, the bass will be some what tighter and a bit faster, not as fat and large like on a ported. for rock i like the sealed enclosure better, and ported for rap, i have a ported enclosure which i EQ it in the mid 80Hz when i listen to rock and then boost the lower end of the bass for rap. it could just be the way i like to hear my music, and im sure its different for every one. so i think you should try both sealed and ported to see how you like the sub on each particular enclosure.
12-15-2007, 12:55 AM
Alrighty thanks guys. And yea i do realize that these subs are designed for spl and not so much sq. At the time when i bought them my priorities were different than they are now in terms of sound. I think ill start with a sealed enclosure and see how i like it, and go from there. Again thanks very much guys!
12-15-2007, 12:58 AM
Good deal. Let us know how it turns out for you.
12-15-2007, 01:29 AM
Will do :P
12-15-2007, 02:53 AM
Can't go wrong with sealed in a car, if SQ is your main concern.