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MarkAm
04-08-2014, 03:40 PM
Hey guys, I just finished drilling the holes in a new enclosure for 2 Sundown SA-8v2's. I'm not sure how much or what type of material I should use for filler inside. I've read where some guys used poly fill. I'm assuming that I can get that at a local fabric store. Its going into a portrd box that is
1.5 ^3ft after displacement. Any help would be much appreciated.

RangerDangerV2
04-08-2014, 03:54 PM
approximately none

fatboytyler
04-08-2014, 04:06 PM
What do you mean by "Filler"?

Popwarhomie
04-08-2014, 04:11 PM
Nothing..

MarkAm
04-08-2014, 05:26 PM
I've just read where guys use different material like Polyfill to line the inside of the enclosure to help with the sound. I take it I'm mistaken?

mlstrass
04-09-2014, 04:06 AM
it slows the rear wave and in "theory" increases volume slightly. If your box is built to spec for those subs then it's not needed...

bradl79
04-09-2014, 08:25 AM
I had made a box for my 6.5 mid bass and filled with poly fil and I can barely hear it now. I may just take it out

bbeljefe
04-09-2014, 09:45 AM
A half pound per cubic foot is the norm but in a vented enclosure you don't need to fill. For vented enclosures lining the inside of the cabinet with convoluted foam or insulation can dampen back wave interference but I wouldn't bother with a subwoofer enclosure.

MarkAm
04-10-2014, 10:26 AM
Ok. None it is. Thanks guys.