Closed Thread
Results 1 to 4 of 4

Reload Thread: Does the Typr-R 12 sound horrible in a sealed encloser ?

  1. #1
    MELVILLE's Avatar
    MELVILLE is offline Junior Member



    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Northern Indiana
    Posts
    2
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    1 Post(s)

    Does the Typr-R 12 sound horrible in a sealed encloser ?

    My 8 yr old IDQ10dvc finnaly has gone to a better place I have a Type-R 12 (swr-1242d) that I picked up awhile back. I loved the sound of my IDQ in a small sealed encloser and it was'nt over powering.

    I plan on buying a different woofer in the future, but for now I plan to use the Type-r. I will be using my Alpine MRD-M1001 for power. I don't want bass that is loud and boomy, nor do I wan't my trunk lid to rattle.

    I have been using WinISD to model some vented enclosure ideas and what I came up with was a vented enclosure of 1.7cu_ft tuned to 22hz. this provided a nice arc similar to a sealed encloser with 30hz at -3db.
    My original plan was to use it in a sealed enclosure but when I do a search for "Type-r 12 sealed" everyone says they didn't like it in a sealed enclosure. Why ?

    So my questions are this.
    : How does the Type-r 12 sound in a sealed encloser ( about 1.6cu ft) ?
    : If I build a vented enclosure of 1.7cu ft.I is tuning to 22hz to low ?

    All comments appreciated .







  2. #2
    SplAffair's Avatar
    SplAffair is offline I lol'd



    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Knocksville, TN
    Age
    24
    Posts
    2,120
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    340 Post(s)

    Re: Does the Typr-R 12 sound horrible in a sealed encloser ?

    Quote Originally Posted by MELVILLE View Post
    My 8 yr old IDQ10dvc finnaly has gone to a better place I have a Type-R 12 (swr-1242d) that I picked up awhile back. I loved the sound of my IDQ in a small sealed encloser and it was'nt over powering.

    I plan on buying a different woofer in the future, but for now I plan to use the Type-r. I will be using my Alpine MRD-M1001 for power. I don't want bass that is loud and boomy, nor do I wan't my trunk lid to rattle.

    I have been using WinISD to model some vented enclosure ideas and what I came up with was a vented enclosure of 1.7cu_ft tuned to 22hz. this provided a nice arc similar to a sealed encloser with 30hz at -3db.
    My original plan was to use it in a sealed enclosure but when I do a search for "Type-r 12 sealed" everyone says they didn't like it in a sealed enclosure. Why ?

    So my questions are this.
    : How does the Type-r 12 sound in a sealed encloser ( about 1.6cu ft) ?
    : If I build a vented enclosure of 1.7cu ft.I is tuning to 22hz to low ?

    All comments appreciated .
    22 hz is way too low for a 12 I'd shoot for 32-35 hz



    big 3 in 2/0 welding wire
    Northstar battery up front.
    1 run of 2/0 to the back.
    Us amps md2d @1 ohm
    2 skar vvx-v2 12s
    (Front stage in the works)

  3. #3
    skylineTT's Avatar
    skylineTT is online now bass=sekz



    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Dallas/Raiderland
    Posts
    4,119
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    693 Post(s)

    Re: Does the Typr-R 12 sound horrible in a sealed encloser ?

    30-32 for me!

    ---------- Post added at 08:53 PM ---------- Previous post was at 08:52 PM ----------

    also, 1.6 sealed is pretty big. In all of my experiences, they lacked output when sealed but they didn't sound bad.



    Refs: Dipitydoo, appollyon, bad95gt, revrider1, jwh1598, ampjunkielikeme, deathpenalty18, ssackett, snoopysnooper, corey0928, SPLAudio, Clifff150, CL1CKCLACK, ShawnT, West + more

  4. #4
    Random's Avatar
    Random is offline Old School



    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Location
    Newark, CA
    Posts
    32
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    7 Post(s)

    Re: Does the Typr-R 12 sound horrible in a sealed encloser ?

    Honestly from personal experience I like it in a ported box. In addition, the box I heard it in was tuned to 33hz.






Closed Thread

Similar Threads

  1. Comps sound horrible in dashboard?
    By B_Rad_NC in forum Speakers
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 05-29-2008, 09:35 PM
  2. Typr R 12 sounds horrible... need help!
    By jdub486 in forum Subwoofers
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 03-23-2008, 08:57 PM
  3. will a db-500 12 sound ok in a .6cf box
    By spljim in forum Enclosure Design & Construction Help
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 10-15-2007, 06:34 PM
  4. How does the kicker comp vr sound, is it really slow?
    By gieske in forum General Discussion
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 03-22-2004, 08:46 AM
  5. Replies: 23
    Last Post: 12-11-2002, 08:12 PM

User Tag List

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may post attachments
  • You may edit your posts
1e2 Forum