svs parts

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  1. warrick

    warrick Stunt Coordinator

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    With all the raving about svs subs why is there no one out there buying the drivers/ports/amps and building the enclosure themselves. The prices on their web page don't seem that high.

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    warrick
     
  2. because you have to own an SVS to buy SVS parts
     
  3. Robert_J

    Robert_J Lead Actor

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    You can't build something exactly like the SV but you can come close. The driver in the PC and CS models is similar to the Blue Print 1201. The driver in the CS+ is a proprietary design from TC Sounds. The driver in the Ultra is similar to AudiomobileMass 2012 (built by TC Sounds). The driver in the SS is (or is very similar to) the HE12 by TC Sounds. I'm not sure where to get that model but the HE15 is available from Stryke.
    I used to have the URL for an importer of the 190W plat amp that SV uses but any good amp (with no bass boost) can be substituted.
    Ports are just your standard flared port available from many places.
    Their tubes are not your standard Sonotube brand. According to the SV site, their tubes are stronger. The SS models use a wooden tube. I have a bookmark at home of a site that sells wooden tubes for $$$$.
    Look at the Sonosub links at the top of the DIY section and find a good design. Tom and Ron have never said you can't beat an SV with a good DIY design. They are selling to the people who don't have the time, skill, tools or space to build a sub.
    -Robert
     
  4. Tom Vodhanel

    Tom Vodhanel Cinematographer

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    the 1201 BP driver was close to something we used to use.
    The CS/PCs have been shipping with something entirely different for a a couple months now...entirely different and much improved [​IMG]
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  5. Dustin B

    Dustin B Producer

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    Is there any way we'll get you to post the T/S specs of the drivers in your subs Tom :p)
     

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