Hello PSI Team and all,
My goal is to maintain SQ however provide a boost in SPL. Listen to Hip/Hop, Electronic, R&B, Punk and some Country for the ladies
Trying to see if this will work for my current set-up. As is I have a .51-.53 ^3 sealed down firing enclosure for a single Sundown Audio SD-3 10.
W34" x H11" X D5"
This is placed in a 06 Miata and is downfiring since the soft top folds directly over the enclosure perfectly. The system is of course a beauty with the top up and does not need a lot of power. With the top down though I do provide full power to the subs and it helps. Due to the mechanics of a convertible, as much as I'd love to add another 10 it's just not going to happen & ported is well out of the question.
Tried to do a little more searching and seems like a PR
may be a compromise of the two. My understanding is a Passive should provide great/maintain SQ while providing a great SPL boost(Am I understanding this right?). If the frequency is around 28 Hz, it should drop off in the frequencies prior which shouldn't be a problem (difficult/can't hear) anyway while the remaining are slightly boosted especially around the tuned frequency.
Passive Radiators don't seem to be around as much (Internet/youtube wise) at least nowadays and was wondering if a down firing option would work while being on the same face as the woofer. The "Aespeakers" website for the most part says no to down firing. Then there are various home theater set-ups that do use a down firing scheme.