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dual voice coil design allows a variety of impedances to be configured. One
speaker can be wired for a 2 or 8 ohm load.
woofer cone is made of spun aluminum for extreme rigidity, even under severe
Rubber Surround: The
woofer has tremendous excursion capabilities due to high compliance rubber
surround suspension, offering over 1" of undistorted travel.
Chromed Cast Aluminum Basket:
The basket was built with the strength and stiffness
required to handle the demands of enormous bass without flex or distortion.
Voice Coil: The
3.0" voice coil and large magnet motor assembly ensure linear
electromagnetic performance regardless of cone excursion.
gold plated 5-way binding posts will accept bare wire, pin connectors, spade
connectors, banana plugs, and dual banana plugs.
This woofer can provide extended bass in sealed, vented and
bandpass enclosures (see below for more information on enclosures). In addition,
the woofer can be used in free-air applications.
Power Handling: The total
RMS power handling of the woofer is 500 watts; each voice coil can handle up to
250 watts RMS.
Volume: This woofer is designed to work in a sealed enclosure with any
of the following internal volumes: 1.0 cu/ft, 1.25
cu/ft, 1.5 cu/ft, or 2.0 cu/ft. In the 1.0 cu/ft enclosure, you will get limited
deep bass. The 1.5 cu/ft enclosure will give you good low end and good power
handling. The 2.0 cu/ft enclosure will give you very natural low frequency
performance with good transient response.
Box Volume: This woofer is designed to work in any of the following
- 1.0 cu/ft box with a 5.5"
long, 2" diameter port or a 13" long, 3" diameter port
- 1.25 cu/ft with a 4" long,
2" diameter port or a 10.2" long, 3" diameter port
- 1.5 cu/ft with a 4.8" long,
2" diameter port or a 12" long, 3" diameter port
- 3.0 cu/ft with a 3" long,
2" diameter port or an 8" long, 3" diameter port
In the 1.0 cu/ft enclosure, you will
get boomy bass. The 1.5 cu/ft enclosure will give you very hard hitting bass.
The 3.0 cu/ft enclosure will give you very pleasant deep bass with good tonal
Bandpass Volume: This woofer is designed to work in any of the
following bandpass enclosures:
- 2.5 cu/ft total volume: 1.0
cu/ft sealed chamber and 1.5 cu/ft vented chamber with a 4.5" long, 4"
diameter port or an 8" long, 5" diameter port
- 3.0 cu/ft total volume: 1.3
cu/ft sealed chamber and 1.7 cu/ft vented chamber with a 5" long, 4"
diameter port or an 8.8" long, 5" diameter port
- 4.0 cu/ft total volume: 1.9
cu/ft sealed chamber and 2.1 cu/ft vented chamber with a 5.8" long, 4"
diameter port or a 9.9" long, 5" diameter port
- 5.0 cu/ft total volume: 2.3
cu/ft sealed chamber and 2.7 cu/ft vented chamber with a 4.9" long, 4"
diameter port or an 8.5" long, 5" diameter port
The 2.5 cu/ft enclosure will give you great response at
35-95 Hz. The 4.0 cu/ft enclosure will give you super low 27-73 Hz response but
addition to its enclosure compatibility, this woofer is designed to be used in