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Discussion in 'Speakers & Subwoofers' started by ChrisGla, Nov 11, 2003.

  1. ChrisGla

    ChrisGla Auditioning

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    I have a Paradigm CC-350 enclosed in a cabinet with a 1 1/2" opening around it. Seems to sound a little muffled. Everyone knows how Paradigm designs their enclosures with the front tilted at a slight angle, so putting on top of my TV is out, so I put it in the enclosure. Since then, as I said, seems a little muffled. Anybody have any ideas on how to correct.
     
  2. Kevin. W

    Kevin. W Screenwriter

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    Take it out of the cabinet. The muffled sound is due to the rear firing port. Take the speaker out and turn it upside down and place on the tv. Now its titled down towards you.

    Kevin
     
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    CarlDais Stunt Coordinator

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    If it is proted out the rear....my CC-450 isn't.
    Plug the port...now , you have an overdamped sealed
    enclosure with that British sound...a bit laid back
    yet tuneful : ) no boomy or muffedled sound. Also
    bput some sound absorbtion &/or deadening behind &
    around the enclosure.
     
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    John Garcia Executive Producer

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    Plugging the port would be my first suggestion also. Bring it out as far as possible to the front of the cabinet and isolate it from the cabinet where it sits, you are likely getting resonance by transferring vibration directly to the cabinet.
     
  5. Kevin G.

    Kevin G. Second Unit

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    I will have a similar situation when I bring home my new CC
    it will sit in an enclosed armoire style cabinet.

     
  6. John Garcia

    John Garcia Executive Producer

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    Shouldn't make much difference to the speaker, though you will lose a bit of output. It shouldn't cause any damage to the speaker.
     
  7. ChrisGla

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    If I pull the speaker out of the cabinet, and turn it up side down, wouldn't that ruin front panning of sound, say from left to right? Also, what would be a good material to close the port with?
     
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