subwoofer between floor joists

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  1. NeerajC

    NeerajC Agent

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    As a total newbie to this hobby, i was wondering if it would be effective to mount a sub between the floor joists? Would this help/hinder the performance?

    Please no flames, i'm just starting my research [​IMG]
     
  2. Chris Quinn

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    6th order series coupled cavity bandpass subs lend themselves ideally to your "invisibility" quest.
    A single port, usually 3"-4" diameter, exits an otherwise completely sealed box with no drive unit cone visible. You'd always build a proper box to hide between the floor joists as you can't seal such a space adequately to form the sub enclosure itself. Poke the exit port up through the floor to bring it flush and you have the perfect WAF sub.

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  4. Andy Goldstein

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    i'm running 2 subs: a "normal" one, in a ported box in the HT room (15" audiosource) to move the air around, and a philips 12 incher in an 8-foot long sealed box built into the floor joists. i am not allowed to cut holes in the hardwood floor, so it acts as a bass shaker, vibrating the whole floor. nice effect! [​IMG]

    ag.
     

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