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porting svt 410he

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by myangrymushroom, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. myangrymushroom


    Mar 4, 2014
    I know this sounds odd. But has anyone ported or even recommends porting a svt 410he? I have one and I would like to get a lot more low end from it with out it "farting". Any thoughts?
  2. Bad idea. Cab design is a collection of compromises which arrives at a result. You want to change one factor to get a "better" result. That means some other factor gets out of kilter and you won't get the expected result.

    In this case the power handling will drop through the floor and you would get more farting rather than less.
  3. You could try a HPF like a Thumpinator or HPF-Pre to get more useful lows and low mids without damaging your speakers.
  4. Sugar McGuinn

    Sugar McGuinn Supporting Member

    Feb 10, 2010
    A guy on the porta flex thread has done this with a 115he. Look up member bass45

    He made a how-to thread.
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  6. CL400Peavey

    CL400Peavey Supporting Member

    Nov 7, 2011
    Grand Rapids Michigan
    Drivers ment for sealed cabs generally don't fair well in ported enclosures.
  7. Mike in Chicago

    Mike in Chicago Supporting Member

    Apr 3, 2011
    No, no, a thousand times no!
  8. rogypop


    Jan 10, 2009
    Without knowing driver's parameters it's complete crapshoot. Sell the thing and buy the ported one if you need more lows.
  9. walterw

    walterw Supportive Fender Gold Supporting Member

    Feb 20, 2009
    +1 to no "porting", that would just wreck the cab.

    maybe you're in the market for the SVT-410HLF, which has massively more low end.
  10. JimmyM

    JimmyM Supporting Member

    Apr 11, 2005
    Apopka, FL
    Endorsing: Ampeg Amps, EMG Pickups
    Ya, check out the SVT 410hlf and PF410hlf instead.
  11. Dan55


    Apr 26, 2006
    Or, check out the new SVT212AV. Exact same demensions as the 410HE and it's ported.


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