Do I need to make sure poly fill is not up on my amp?

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  1. Andrew_Cramlet

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    Hey guys. Quick question --

    I'm about ready to finish up my DIY sub. I am mounting a plate amp to the side of my box, and I am getting ready to fill the box with poly fill.

    My question is, do I need to make sure the poly fill isn't too close to the amp? Is there any heat being generated there? I would say there has to be? Does it need air around it to keep it cool? etc, etc...

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  2. Dave Poehlman

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  3. Andrew_Cramlet

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    I have the PE 250W amp that seems to be pretty common around here.

    It's circuitry is fairly exposed in my opinion. I don't see any type of insulation on the board itself either.

    Also, what about the driver? I don't see the same type of potential problems there, but is there anything to be aware of concerning the poly fill?
     
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    Poly fill is pretty inert stuff.. I wouldn't worry about it interfering. As far as the driver goes, just make sure it's not getting packed in the basket where it might interfere with the cone.
     
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    Good question and good answers... I was going to get to this exact question in about a week or three myself [​IMG].
     

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