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    accurate way to tune a box?

    In this car audio school I been going to the teacher said the rule of thumb is to tune 10 herts higher than the subs frequency. Is this true? thoughts?



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    Re: accurate way to tune a box?

    so if the Fs of a sub is 44 , he said tune it 54htz?



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    if u need a box...I'l taked 3 years of shop class so i know what im doing.

    after i explained to him there's more to a proper box than boards and glue and he should practice before trying to sell boxes to others

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    yes personaly if it was some one elce that just starting making boxes but i'v taken shop for 3 years now...Making a lil box is nothing i don't need to pratice on a box to get it right i learned alot of stuff from 1 box and i can fix that in my next box
    after i told him that customers would care about the looks of the box

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    Re: accurate way to tune a box?

    are you paying for this school?



    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u need a box...I'l taked 3 years of shop class so i know what im doing.

    after i explained to him there's more to a proper box than boards and glue and he should practice before trying to sell boxes to others

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    yes personaly if it was some one elce that just starting making boxes but i'v taken shop for 3 years now...Making a lil box is nothing i don't need to pratice on a box to get it right i learned alot of stuff from 1 box and i can fix that in my next box
    after i told him that customers would care about the looks of the box

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u want some thing that looks pretty why don't u find a black guy with a big d*ck.

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    Re: accurate way to tune a box?

    lol




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    Re: accurate way to tune a box?

    wtf...



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    Re: accurate way to tune a box?

    Quote Originally Posted by bonesninja View Post
    so if the Fs of a sub is 44 , he said tune it 54htz?
    Yep exactly
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    are you paying for this school?
    Yeah there was alot of stuff that I didnt agree with him on, but he also taught me alot of **** though. We would get into arguements all the time lol. Also they got me to pass the mecp test.



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    polarity has nothing to do with the wiring, your sub is a big *** magnet man, when you send the electro magnetic pulse thro it backwords it is a bad deal lol.
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    Re: accurate way to tune a box?

    well a 54 htz box may be good for SPL with a particular sub and/or vehicle but for musicality...it will blow chunks



    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u need a box...I'l taked 3 years of shop class so i know what im doing.

    after i explained to him there's more to a proper box than boards and glue and he should practice before trying to sell boxes to others

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    yes personaly if it was some one elce that just starting making boxes but i'v taken shop for 3 years now...Making a lil box is nothing i don't need to pratice on a box to get it right i learned alot of stuff from 1 box and i can fix that in my next box
    after i told him that customers would care about the looks of the box

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u want some thing that looks pretty why don't u find a black guy with a big d*ck.

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    Re: accurate way to tune a box?

    well actually he will just go off the recomended by the specs. But thats what he said though. So now someone tell me the correct way to design a box.



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    the eternal is ****** dude. i saw one break a dudes windows
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    polarity has nothing to do with the wiring, your sub is a big *** magnet man, when you send the electro magnetic pulse thro it backwords it is a bad deal lol.
    refs: aesoj, orangecounty1, Flipx99, bones22, and Korn4Life

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    Re: accurate way to tune a box?

    Quote Originally Posted by bonesninja View Post
    well a 54 htz box may be good for SPL with a particular sub and/or vehicle but for musicality...i will blow chunks
    this one dude had some db drive subs, they were rated at about 300-400 a peice, and with the box he made in that class, it literally sounded like ****. It was tuned around 40.



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    polarity has nothing to do with the wiring, your sub is a big *** magnet man, when you send the electro magnetic pulse thro it backwords it is a bad deal lol.
    refs: aesoj, orangecounty1, Flipx99, bones22, and Korn4Life

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    Quote Originally Posted by MyFartsStink View Post
    well actually he will just go off the recomended by the specs. But thats what he said though. So now someone tell me the correct way to design a box.
    well i'm sure the manufacturer knows what they talking about. But you can fudge the numbers to get more output, lower notes, etc. It all depends on what you expect out of the box.



    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u need a box...I'l taked 3 years of shop class so i know what im doing.

    after i explained to him there's more to a proper box than boards and glue and he should practice before trying to sell boxes to others

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    yes personaly if it was some one elce that just starting making boxes but i'v taken shop for 3 years now...Making a lil box is nothing i don't need to pratice on a box to get it right i learned alot of stuff from 1 box and i can fix that in my next box
    after i told him that customers would care about the looks of the box

    Quote Originally Posted by chase007 View Post
    if u want some thing that looks pretty why don't u find a black guy with a big d*ck.

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    Re: accurate way to tune a box?

    Quote Originally Posted by bonesninja View Post
    well i'm sure the manufacturer knows what they talking about. But you can fudge the numbers to get more output, lower notes, etc. It all depends on what you expect out of the box.
    exactly this is what I strive to know. Some expert box builder on here has got to tell me their secrets.



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    polarity has nothing to do with the wiring, your sub is a big *** magnet man, when you send the electro magnetic pulse thro it backwords it is a bad deal lol.
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    Re: accurate way to tune a box?

    I don't want to make any hasty judgements but your teacher doesn't sound that knowledgable. There is no hard and fast rule in tuning--you can tune above, below, or on the Fs of the driver. It depends on your goals, on the application, enclosure size, the driver, etc. There are no secrets, but learning how to read T/S parameters, learning about how speakers work and how different characteristics of drivers affect output and how different characteristics of enclosures affect output will help you.




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    Re: accurate way to tune a box?

    Tune to what your ears or the meter likes.




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