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Pioneer ts w33c

HI everyone well this IS NOT A PROBLEM more or less general knowledge i just got these pioneer ts w33c subs and i want to know what kind of a box i should build for max peformance i have a pioneer deck forget the model and a kennwood kac 8101 amp i wanted to know how big and if i sould go ported or completlet sealed or have a divider in between the two subs ? thanks for the help!

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Re: pioneer ts w33c

Recommended volume for these speakers is 1-2 cu ft each speaker. Best materials are marine grade plywood and epoxy resin/matting. decide what space you think you can spare and see if you can make a box that will be about the right size in the space. always try and leave as much space behind the speaker as the speaker takes up from the front. look at the link below for some ideas of the ready made boxes you can buy.,,2076_310069931,00.html the speakers you have will need at least 2 one inch ports each in the back of the box, or equivalent. completely sealed can have bad effects on these speakers at high volume. I personally recommend keeping both subs in a seperate box completely, but a good solid box with a divider will probably work - make sure that no holes of any size exist between the two as this will cause distortion with certain channel set ups and is best avoided although some good results have been achieved with back flow between sub sets - it is a bit too hit and miss to be worth trying. If you need ideas how to fit these into your car so they look good - check out if you haven't seen it, check out a few episodes and you will get some great ideas and construction tips. Hope this helps :)

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TS-W302F = Ported: 2.5 Cu.Ft. F3 = 39HzPort: 4  x 6.5 tuned @ 37 Hz with 12 % port noise.

An enclosure 16X18X21, constructed from 3/4" MDF will yield 2.69 Cu.Ft., allowing .19 Cu.Ft. displacement for the sub and port.
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