Who has the tallest sonosub? Poll

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  1. Neil Joseph

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    Are any of you using the full 12' height of tube? I know I have nowhere near the tallest sub. My miniscule sonosub is 42" tall.
     
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    I'm up there with my skinny 18" tube. But even at 5'11" I'm sure I'm far from the tallest.
     
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    It may not be the tallest but It's not the shortest at 5'7". Damn Dustin, 5'11"? That's a tall one. Mine is 21" across though so I guess it kind of equals out eh?
    [​IMG]
     
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    Guys,
    I tell my wife, it's not how tall it is, it's how you use it.[​IMG]
    Chris
     
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    What was his name? Kevin something or other in Anaheim had a dual shiva that was around 7' tall. He sold it though.
    EDIT: Found it. Kevin George
    http://www.hometheaterforum.com/htfo...highlight=tall
    I don't think the sub in the pics is the dual shiva. I think it may be the new sub. Anyway, he said it was around 7ft.
    Mine is 5'4" tall. Which is tall enough.
     
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    My GOD that 7' Sono is impressive. [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  7. damn! 7'.....mine is only 37" tall with both encaps!
     
  8. Dustin B

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    http://www.hometheaterforum.com/bbs/...ent/28538.html
    There are these two. The TV is 53.25" tall. Someone else can hazard a guess as to how tall that makes the subs. They won't be 7', but given they are much larger in diameter and there are two of them, I think Jeremy deserves some sort of prize :p)
     
  9. Joe Tilley

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    My newest sono stands at a dead 70" with both end caps in place. I'm working on posting some pictures soon if I can find one of my friends with a camera. Its a real beast[​IMG]
     
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    my sub is 5 feet long but it has no end caps
     
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    Thanks for the nomination Dustin!!!!
    If you guys want exact numbers, my "Twins" stand at 70.5", with both of them being 24" wide. Length and width baby!!!!![​IMG]
     
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    Maybe you tall sonotube guys have already taken this into account, but I'll remind those who might be tempted to follow in your tracks that stray resonance will rear its ugly head as you go taller. Physics says that a 70"-tall sonotube will have a 1/4-wave resonance peak at just under 50 Hz--smackdab in the middle of the average passband.
    Can I poop on a party or what? [​IMG]
    But I don't want to end on a sour note, so I'll also mention that there is a way to use long sonotube for good and not evil: Transmission lines. If you've got a 12' length of sonotube and want a bit of a challenge, look into transmission line theory. It's some of the best bass known to mortal man.
     
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    Well I didn't take 1/4 wave into account, but I did take 1/2 wave into account at the guidance of Dr.Hyre (was around 100hz, little too close to the crossover). I have a little over a foot of insulation stuffed around the port making my actual resonance able tube length less than 4 feet.
     
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    My sub is only 47" high and it's not a sonosub but it could very easily win as the most stable sub of them all because of it's pyramid shape and 2 foot wide foot print.
    hehe, I think i've mentioned my sub about 50 times about now, but you never know if someone new will be inspired. [​IMG]
    The highest box sub I could make is 10 feet high cause that's how big he can get sheets of MDF. However my room is only 8' high so that could pose a problem.
     
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    I will say jeremy and I had a lot of fun building those twins[​IMG]
     
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    18" dia x 85" tube + 5" base comes in at 7-1/2'.

    Just finished my EBS Tempest yesterday. Don't know anything about that 1/4 wavelength stuff posted above. But I do know that this behemoth is deep and loud.

    -robert
     
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