port placement and SPL

Discussion in 'Home Theater Projects' started by KaronnyF, Sep 23, 2004.

  1. KaronnyF

    KaronnyF Auditioning

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    If you place your port on the side, top, or back, instead of directly facing the audience , will you lose SPL produced by the port when the subwoofer is used outside(no walls,etc nearby) , because it isnt facing you directly?
     
  2. Dave Milne

    Dave Milne Supporting Actor

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    No.

    Since the wavelengths at subwoofer frequences are much larger than any box dimension, output is omnidirectional. Put the port anywhere you like.
     

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