Stupid Question on Q....

Discussion in 'Home Theater Projects' started by Chris-E-S, Jan 29, 2004.

  1. Chris-E-S

    Chris-E-S Auditioning

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    What is the Q of a sub or speaker? Everyone talks about the Q being .7 or 1 or xxx, what is that? I searched, but loooking for an answer on a one letter question is like finding a needle in a haystack.

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    How does one calculate the 'Q' of the enclosure?

    EDIT: Alright, just loaded up WinISD and aparently it tells you right there [​IMG]

    Doesn't make sence though, with a sealed box, as you increase the volume, the Qtc goes up.. shouldnt it go down? Smaller box shoudl give a loser Qtc, because the driver is easier to 'snap back'

    Am I missing something?
     
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    Or there's more damping force in a smaller enclosure, lower Q.
     

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