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Old 08-08-2008, 08:17 PM
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quick question how much do you think a slotted box would cost for a 15' inch woofer?
 
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about the same as a sheet of 3/4" MDF, a box of screws and a roll of carpetting.

Seriously, you can build a box for $50 or you can buy one for anywhere from $75 to $800. IMO, sealed produces a better sound quality. Slotted takes a pretty good understanding of box design. Simple ported would be better because you can get volume and port specs from the speaker manufacturer.

I plan to build a box with discrete sealed enclosures for 2 8's and a 15.
 
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Old 08-12-2008, 12:15 AM
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yeah i realized at work today i meant to say ported.
 
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Old 08-12-2008, 10:05 PM
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i think the correct term is ported
 
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Old 08-17-2008, 09:46 PM
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i think the correct term is ported
A ported and a slotted box do differ...
 
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how so

 
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Old 08-19-2008, 08:52 PM
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A slotted port has to be calculated differently when being planned and built. I'm unsure of the difference between sound, but there is a significant difference between construction and appearance.
 
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Old 09-13-2008, 06:06 PM
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Slotted boxes are for SPL. They have a ton of output and sound like crap cause theyre very one note'ish.
 
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and it could be even mor ethan 800 if you want a bandpass box like i have it is around 1200.00
 

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