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speaker enclosure

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by fretbuzz, Jun 29, 2001.

  1. SORRY if im in the wrong dept. but i have a question. ive been refurbishing my '68 bassman cabinet and was surprised to find NO insulation inside. ive always thought foam or fiberglass should line the inside, but maybe not. any advice would be helpful. thanks.
  2. cassanova


    Sep 4, 2000
    yeah your definatly in the wrong forum for this. moved to amps. youll get much better results there.
  3. For hifi speakers it's common to have dampening foam or other stuff inside the cab, to equalize the frequency response in the midrange. If a manufactorer sees this dampening as loss of midrange, they may decide not to put dampening material in the cab. The cab will sound punchier that way. You like it or you dislike it.

    Another possibility is the cab sounds just as good with or without dampening, so they economize on the (not strictly necessary) dampening stuff.

    If you feel the cab to have too much midrange, you could put dampening in it on the back panel and the sides, top and bottom. Keep the bass port free.

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