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    Snailshell questions

    Ive been seeing alot of people using a Snailshell enclosure.
    And reall the only thing that I see from just looking at it, the only difference is the \/ at the end of the port inside the box.

    I was just curious if this makes it any louder?
    What does the \/ do when you add it to the port?
    Does it affect the SQ any?
    By adding the \/, would there be any different calculations to the port length?
    How would you calculate how big to make the \/?
    Would an RE SX 15" benefit more from a snailshell then a regular slot ported box?

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    Re: Snailshell questions

    the \/ is part of the design... increases efficiency on the driver




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    Re: Snailshell questions

    So it would make it louder than a normal slot port and any driver would benefit by using this design?

    But is SQ affected any?



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    Re: Snailshell questions

    all the snailshell is a horn loaded enclosure made expensive.




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    Re: Snailshell questions

    Seriously. Do a search.

    It's been discussed at length on multiple forums (including this one)




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    Re: Snailshell questions

    the V makes the throat. snailshells are more for SQ then SPL. you could get louder w/ a properly designed ported box. and its not just a horn, its a cross between a rear horn and a TWQP...



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    Re: Snailshell questions

    Quote Originally Posted by jellyfish420
    snailshells are more for SQ then SPL. you could get louder w/ a properly designed ported box.
    i beg to differ.

    my xxx used to be in a 4^3 ported box tuned to 30-32hz...was a solid, solid box.

    dont know why, but in the snail shell, it plays noticeably louder.




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    Re: Snailshell questions

    Quote Originally Posted by squeak9798
    Seriously. Do a search.

    It's been discussed at length on multiple forums (including this one)
    Sorry but I have questions that I couldn't find answered in the searches.

    Forgive me for wasting precious bandwidth and your oh so precious time.
    God forbid anyone ask a question thats been "discussed" before but not answered.

    Why must you tell me anyways, instead of wasting your time, dont even come in my thread. So see...im doing you a favor.



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    Re: Snailshell questions

    Snailshells normaly produce a flatter response with increased SPL overall. Hence the louder effect with great SQ



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    Make the port as large and as round as possible. For example, a square port is more round than a rectangular one; an octogonal port is more round than a square port. Also, keep the number of ports down to one, if possible.

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    Re: Snailshell questions

    i'd just make a regular alignment, no need for snail shells for the money.




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    Re: Snailshell questions

    Quote Originally Posted by lemans23
    i'd just make a regular alignment, no need for snail shells for the money.

    shush you broke *** black man

    build you a snailshell and you'll thank the snails around the world for thier ingenious design.

    unless you're poor, then stay away, cause you gotta make it like three times to get a good one, unless you're a pro snailman.



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    Quote Originally Posted by vasilios
    i beg to differ.

    my xxx used to be in a 4^3 ported box tuned to 30-32hz...was a solid, solid box.

    dont know why, but in the snail shell, it plays noticeably louder.
    i'm sorry if you misunderstood me...if your going for "just" loudness, you can get a reg ported box to peak higher on a mic. as where the snail isn't gonna peak as high...but is gonna have a flatter responce, w/ less of a roll off. . . . i think i just confused myself now. all in all, its a loud sq box.



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    Re: Snailshell questions

    Quote Originally Posted by seth350
    Sorry but I have questions that I couldn't find answered in the searches.

    Forgive me for wasting precious bandwidth and your oh so precious time.
    God forbid anyone ask a question thats been "discussed" before but not answered.


    It's been discussed at length and answered on every major forum. It's not my fault you are too incompetent to find them.




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    Re: Snailshell questions

    Quote Originally Posted by chinny
    the \/ is part of the design... increases efficiency on the driver

    You're a moron, and you have no idea what the A-board does.



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