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bone10001
06-25-2003, 01:07 AM
hi i'm looking for advice on what size box to use i've got a massive audio cw12d i listen to hard house and trance but i like my base deep and hard according to massive they say a ported box 1.2 cu feet and sealed 1.5cu feet the sub is cuurently in a 1.2 sealed but lackink spl and it just wont drop that low please help!!!:crazy:

mgaidica
06-25-2003, 01:08 AM
thats odd they recomend a smaller ported box than sealed, but anyway, ide say go ported, use their recomended box, and tune low, ull get some good SQ and it will get loud like ya want.

bone10001
06-25-2003, 01:50 AM
massive say tune to 39 hz is that about right?
have you had any experience with either massive audio or planet audio?

mgaidica
06-25-2003, 01:58 AM
39 seems very high. No, no expirience with either companies..

bone10001
06-25-2003, 02:48 AM
what difference to the music would it make if the box was tuned to say 33 as apposed to 40 sorry to sound stupid but i am trying :D

mgaidica
06-25-2003, 12:17 PM
well tuning lower will give u more SQ along with letting the lower music frequencies play out, while higher tuning will peak at higher frequencies and tend to not go as low.

bone10001
06-25-2003, 12:43 PM
sorry for hasseling you with questions but it's your own fault for knowing so much lol i've been to see a mate of mine today and he recomends a big box about 2.8cu feet do you think this would work? i'm getting stressed cos the amp an sub cost me 600 and it just aint peforming!!!!!

mgaidica
06-25-2003, 01:41 PM
yeh around 3.0 sounds right to me, although ive never heard of the sub or seen it.. do u have a link to it? Maybe find out its EBP, run some numbers with it..

bone10001
06-25-2003, 02:08 PM
website for massive is www.massiveaudio.com