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    small ported vs. big sealed

    which would be better and why?
    would ot be better to have a ported box that is small...
    or a sealled box that is bigger?



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    Re: small ported vs. big sealed

    what is actually classed as big and small?




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    Re: small ported vs. big sealed

    biggest sealed reccomended
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    smallest vented reccomended



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    Re: small ported vs. big sealed

    i say take the small ported because big sealed have a very loose sound to them IMO. but i do like the low end of a big sealed box.




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    Re: small ported vs. big sealed

    Quote Originally Posted by jellyfish420
    biggest sealed reccomended
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    smallest vented reccomended
    I say the biggest sealed.......I tried a small ported and all I got was hella midbass....unless you can do a somewhat large ported, stick with sealed.



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    Re: small ported vs. big sealed

    Small ported will not even touch the lows (which subs are supposed to play)especially if tuned high. The large sealed would be my choice in this scenerio, at least your mids could pick up the slack on the upper bass.




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    Re: small ported vs. big sealed

    definately large sealed... the extra volume helps the lows
    come through and gets you a little more output... the small
    ported would just stiffle the sub...



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    Re: small ported vs. big sealed

    will a large sealed get louder than a ported thats too small?

    XXX15 in about 3.3 sealed, or XXX 15 in about 3.3 ported... wat about that




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    Re: small ported vs. big sealed

    Quote Originally Posted by hdave
    will a large sealed get louder than a ported thats too small?
    No.....a large sealed box actually has somewhat "decreased" output, but better low frequency extension




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    Re: small ported vs. big sealed

    listen... hdave... i posted in your XXX box thread, but
    i think i got overlooked...

    i have been through the trials of having a 15XXX and not
    having enough room for it...

    TRUST ME!!! if you really want a XXX then just get a 12"
    and youll have enough room to be happy with it...

    the XXX loves space and power... if you cannot provide both
    you need to think about what youre getting yourself into before
    you spend the $$$...

    trust me dude... i had to ebay my 15" XXX because it just wasnt
    working for me...

    just in case the XXX police show up here... I AM NOT putting down
    the XXX... i am recommending the 12" XXX for his spacial limitations...

    save yourself the letdown and headache... or get an SUV...



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    Re: small ported vs. big sealed

    lol ya i was really really thinking into that

    but the thing is that i can get that XXX 15 for 250. so its a great deal.

    i dunno im prolly going to try to find a different ruote.
    really hard to find a XXX 12 or something else for under 250 that will wang and sitll have good SQ




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