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Old 08-05-2008, 12:17 PM
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Default HT sub help?

Well I picked up a 18' RD Alpha V1 in a trade off another forum and since it won't fit in my car I'm thinking about building it into a HT sub setup.

I was thinking something around 8-10 ft^3 tuned to 17-18hz for a nice flat response.

I've never built a HT sub so I'm looking for opinions on this idea.

Also I was planing on powering it with a Bash or Dayton plate amp around 500w and it would be almost solely used for TV/movies.
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that would be huge
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You would have to have a room dedicated just to the sub and box.
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You would have to have a room dedicated just to the sub and box.
We are going to finnish out basement and make it a media room/bar area.

I was thinking when I wall off the furnace/water heater I would build it into that "room" and just have it face out into the rest of the basement.

That way I can make the box as big as I want but only see the sub/port in the main room

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That would actually be cool. If you do it, create a worklog. i would like to follow that one.
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i'm thinking of doing something similar just not so huge... a 12" TSX
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That would actually be cool. If you do it, create a worklog. i would like to follow that one.
It's probably going to be a little bit in the future since we are still trying to work out our floor plan for the basement.

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