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  1. they are rated 1000 watts RMS total combined and 2000 watts peak combined power and I'm only giving each subwoofer a maximum of 100 to 250 watts and I was playing some bass and I started to smell it so I turned it down. the dust caps I could feel some warmth to them and I could smell it was cooking a little. they didnt smoke and still seem to work fine but i'm worried they will blow out if I turn it up again. and the amplifier was not clipping or putting any distortion. The subwoofers were not moving a whole lot at the time. I know they can move more and not smell so I dont know if its a dead zone frequency for the box that makes the subwoofers get hot without flexing and so they get hot? the frequency is between 25 to 35hz and they can flex way more and not overheat but i'm not sure if they are damaged or if they just need to be broken in longer first? I am using an equalizer to balance the frequency response so the deep mid and high bass frequencies are similar volume from 30hz to 100hz since they are quite boomy at certain frequencies. Maybe my subwoofers are just too cheap? they were 100$ from amazon including the box. I had a look inside the box and it seemed alright but I changed the speaker terminal so they are not in parallel (my amplifier has 4 channels so I bridged two of them so each subwoofer gets a stereo signal and not mono.) also they are rated 4 ohms each so I have them wired up to 4 ohms bridged stereo on my amplifier (1000 watt amplifier. peak. and 240-260 watts RMS bridged stereo. so around 500 watts RMS total combined power for both subwoofers?)
  2. its a ported box. theres a vent on the right side of it that goes horizontally through it. its just not visible from the angle i took the photo https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07C32KMRM this model
  3. No? that makes no sense. I dont live in russia?? im in south carolina orangeburg. a real place. No need for name calling either. I dont make troll posts! Did you even read what I typed and seen the image I posted?
  4. Im in the USA heres my subs and im not 16. I was born 1997 september 20th so im 21 as of now and whats wrong with super capacitors? they work great and prevent the power supply from cutting out from hard bass hits
  5. I'm not a troll? Why does everyone keep saying that every time I ask a question on a forum site? And I dont go to school im an adult.
  6. no the 12's have much louder bass. im just saying these new speakers have pretty good bass for their size they sound bigger than they really are because of the beefy components and low port tuning the 12's have house shaking bass. but the dayton speakers have personal bass. wont shake the house but you'll definitely still hear the bass clearly and cleanly using them as stereo desk speakers
  7. I just got some new speakers to go with my subwoofers. Dayton audio MK402!!!! INCREDIBLE speakers and sound quality now! Even the dayton audio speakers themselves have incredible bass alone!
  8. I hooked up a 12v 6-cell super capacitor bank with 500 farads per super capacitor and it seems to hit harder and less boomy sounding. better low frequencies
  9. Well it works for me and I can tell if its clipping or not very easily. it keeps the clipping below the audible point and negligible
  10. if I upgrade the subwoofers will it just not overheat anymore on the same clean power? will I need a more powerful amplifier to make it the same loudness as before? or will it be slightly louder on the same power or the same?
  11. I checked with an aux cable wired to a 1 ohm resistor and a 10k resistor hooked up together to both speaker outputs and the aux cable plugged into my line in on my computer and recorded it in audacity to check for clipping at various frequencies then played back the recorded samples and heard no clipping and couldn't see any clipping in the waveforms either I used the 1 ohm resistor and 10k resistor to drop the voltage down to a safe level to hook to my line in on my computer and checked both speakers while running with the subwoofers plugged in playing a variety of frequencies the voltage on both bridged outputs are about 28.28v with no speakers plugged in at the loudest frequency of about 40hz
  12. is there any I can get has a reasonably balanced response without anything being emphasized too much over the rest? extra bass is ok as long as its not boomy or overpowering. also looking to get it within a reasonable price range. not over 60-70$ if I can. could someone link me a few to choose from from amazon.com? I can only order from amazon at the moment.
  13. I'm just asking what anyone else thinks. lol
  14. I found out the issue. the subs are getting about 100 maybe 200 watts each and only moving a little bit. no wonder they are heating up at those frequencies. they move more air at higher frequencies and lower frequencies. Maybe its a thing like I should give them enough power to cool themselves from cone movement but not too little power where they dont move enough to cool themselves but still enough to cook slowly? Is that even possibly a thing? or should I just keep the power lower around that frequency?
  15. I'm talking about the song not my amplifier. the song might have clipped bass as part of the audio Im not sure. I already did research and properly installed and set up my audio equipment. i think its just the song has clipped bass and I couldnt tell because the vocals were coming clear over the bass and my amplifier gains are set correctly. I think the subwoofers are just crappy. guess time to save up to buy better subwoofers and possibly new subwoofer box as well.
  16. I actually tried getting the 2500 watt monoblock amp from walmart but it was an EMPTY BOX and they had none in the back in stock! so I picked the closest one I could find. in RMS ratings for my subwoofers
  17. Those look nice. and I think my amplifier will be fine with 3 ohms at 12v. it is a small class D amplifier rated 5v to 24v with a heatsink and its very efficient using almost every last percent of power input to drive the speakers. i'm running it from a 12v 5A power supply or occasionally a 12v NIMH battery pack it doesnt even get warm when playing at max volume for hours at 12v. even at 15.5v it still stays cool. I think those will be fine. my amplifier has over-current protection so I dont think it will have any issues running those. and those look like great speakers very good RMS power rating. no tinsel leads showing in the front. clean look when installed in a box. I will definitely pick those up in about a month when I get some more money! And not a bad price either! my amplifier will handle lower ohm speakers as long as the over current limit isnt reached. so I may even get more power and efficiency with these speakers than the 4 ohm speakers I was using My amplifier i'm using doesnt clip at maximum volume.
  18. the subs say they are rated 500 watts RMS each. and are 4 ohms each. it says 1000 watts total RMS and 2000 watts peak but I think thats definitely not right but I still think they should at least handle 100-250 watts each without starting to smell! My amplifier is not clipping I used the SMD clipping detector tool and I checked with the frequencys on it and I made sure I set the gains right with it for each subwoofer since each subwoofer is bridged to 2 stereo channels and the amplifier has 4 channels. and can be bridged in pairs of two channels. i have it set up that way could it be just the song itself had clipping in the audio data itself? i'm not sure? other songs dont have this issue no other songs make them start getting hot like that. its hard to tell if its clipping because the voice sounds clear in the song but I cant tell if the bass frequencies are clipped because they are underneath the voice or the voice was added after the bass was clipped making the voice sound clear?
  19. Extended the port inside to about double its length by adding another port wall. and added tons of stuffing to dampen the boomy resonances
  20. is my only solution to buy more powerful subs? I dont want to spend more than 100$ per sub but I still want subs that are reliable and can handle their rated power and I want some subwoofers that have a good frequency response too. a balanced response thats not peaky at one frequency. I want them to sound good at most frequencies. Ive already modified the box and put stuffing in it and I changed the port tuning down to 30hz since it was tuned really high and sounded awful and peaky. it sounds better but I need better subwoofers if these cant handle even 200 clean watts per subwoofer.