Converting current Sub to Sonosub

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  1. JimHal

    JimHal Stunt Coordinator

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    I currently have an Energy 8" powered sub. Would I see any noticible improvements if I use the driver and amp to make a sonosub.

    I'm interested in making a sub. The funds are not available right now so I would need to recycle my old sub.

    Is it worth it?
     
  2. Scott Simonian

    Scott Simonian Screenwriter

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    I had the same question a while ago Jim. Unfortunatly if you want to improve your current sub, you would have to know the T/S parameters of the driver. Even if you did find out the T/S and were able to model a new cabinet (w/amp or whatever), I doubt you would get better sound.

    I would recommend that you just save up for your DIY when you get the chance.
     
  3. Rich Kraus

    Rich Kraus Stunt Coordinator

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    what is your model energy sub going for on the secondary market?

    id sell it WHOLE since it has a brand name on it, and use those funds tward a new amp/driver.
     
  4. Andrew Pratt

    Andrew Pratt Producer

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    Jim there's no real benefit from converting your existing sub to a sonosub. In fact it may make it worse since the amp is likely tailored to offset the small box etc. If you want to see my sonosub just let me know and we'll set up a demo one evening.
     

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