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Speeaker and cab question...

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Trevorus, Jul 7, 2004.

  1. Trevorus


    Oct 18, 2002
    Urbana, IL
    Alrighty, here it goes.

    If I have a cabinet with a speaker that needs 1 cubic ft of volume in a sealed box, what if I add another of the same speaker. Will it do with the same 1 cubic ft box? or will I need to double it's volume? There will be no separator in the cabinet between the speakers. Thanks for any help you can offer!
  2. Yes, you will need to double the volume, otherwise your tuning will be off.
  3. Petebass


    Dec 22, 2002
    QLD Australia
    Yep, double it to 2cu.Ft. Sealed cabs don't have "tuning" as such, and are more forgiving than vented enclosures if you get the cab volume wrong. But you'll definitely do strange things to the frequency response if the cab if half the required size.

    If a 2 cu/ft box is too big, you can make the cab 70% smaller and completely stuff it with acoustic foam. The foam makes the speaker "see" a bigger cab.

    Is this a car audio project by any chance?