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    12'' Type R sounds horrible

    Im running a 12'' type R in a 1ft sealed box, with a MRP-M500, first off it's the 1222D so it's wired to 4 ohms...

    It sounds pretty bad, it doesn't bump real hard at all and the sub seems to be really stressed out at semi-low volumes and bass levels... It almost sounds like it's going to blow if i don't turn the bass down sometimes, i'm thinking it's the box that is the problem but more knowledgable input would be great...

    long story short, the sub seems to flex way too much and isn't real loud at all, sounds like it's going to blow.

    New box suggestions would also be great... i was looking at the free box plans...

    thank you guys for reading and for any input i do appreciate it!








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    Re: 12'' Type R sounds horrible

    run that thing ported all day



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    Re: 12'' Type R sounds horrible

    is bass boost, and gains wide open on the amp? if so your probly sending it a clipped signal.



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    Re: 12'' Type R sounds horrible

    Gain is 3/4 and bass EQ is a little over half.




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    Re: 12'' Type R sounds horrible

    you're making it as if it sounds like its an Sony Xplode woofer.

    I heard the 12" alpine type-r run off 300w in a 1 cu ft sealed and it sounds great with hip-hop and trance music. The output isn't the best (mainly due to low wattage). Check and make sure the amp settings are adjusted accordingly and that the box has no leaks



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    Re: 12'' Type R sounds horrible

    your first problem is that its a type-r




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    Re: 12'' Type R sounds horrible

    i ran mine in a sealed pre fab 1 cf box before for a few days off 1,000 watts, and it didn't get loud at all. You couldn't even feel it when the lows hit.

    I hope that makes you feel better. CHANGE THE BOX!



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    Re: 12'' Type R sounds horrible

    Quote Originally Posted by Ryan1126 View Post
    your first problem is that its a type-r
    I don't think this is the problem...



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    Re: 12'' Type R sounds horrible

    They can sound great in sealed boxes and they can create a ton of SPL in ported boxes. Make sure you're sending the sub a clean signal. I get the impression that a ported box will better fit your style.




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    Re: 12'' Type R sounds horrible

    btw, single sub setups are for *******.



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    Re: 12'' Type R sounds horrible

    Quote Originally Posted by Alpine4life89 View Post
    btw, single sub setups are for *******.
    You would change your mind if you heard something that was loud




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    Re: 12'' Type R sounds horrible

    Quote Originally Posted by Alpine4life89 View Post
    btw, single sub setups are for *******.



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    Re: 12'' Type R sounds horrible

    Quote Originally Posted by Alpine4life89 View Post
    btw, single sub setups are for *******.
    i guarantee my 1 15 is louder than your 2 12" alpines



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    Re: 12'' Type R sounds horrible

    Quote Originally Posted by Alpine4life89 View Post
    btw, single sub setups are for getting pu$$y.
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    Re: 12'' Type R sounds horrible

    Quote Originally Posted by 9515ROB View Post
    i guarantee my 1 15 is louder than your 2 12" alpines
    maybe....wanna post a vid?



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