air coming from subwoofer

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  1. Keith_R

    Keith_R Screenwriter

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    Hey all, I was watching Blade 2 last night in DTS and noticed a rather peculiar phenomena which I don't recall seeing before, there was air coming out of my subwoofer when it was in use.

    I'm wondering, is this a bad sign or is it perfectly normal? should air be coming out of my subwoofer? thanks.
     
  2. WayneO

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    What kind of vision do you have to see air? And from where on the sub?
     
  3. David Judah

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    Are you talking about air coming out of the port and blowing against something in the room? Is so, then it's normal although if you are hearing noises from the port then you are driving it too hard for that particular port size.

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    funny[​IMG] , I didn't see it but I could feel it from my viewing position. The air is coming from the port on the front. I don't recall hearing any peculiar noises though.
     
  5. ChrisWiggles

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    Yes, that's normal. The driver moves to create air pressure changes that you hear as sound. Bass needs to move a LOT of air for you to hear/feel it.
     
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    I was watching BladeII, and there was a piece of paper in my rack, in front of the port. It started dancing wildly [​IMG]
     

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