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Old 03-30-2006, 03:21 PM
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Whats the difference between car subs and pro audio subs?Are 1 better than the other?I have unlimited box size(not going in car) so i was wondering if one had better sq or spl or any difference?thanks
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Old 03-31-2006, 04:14 PM
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Huh?



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Old 03-31-2006, 04:51 PM
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^ What? The guy asked a legitamate question. Did you not understand it?

I'm no expert but generally pro-sound subs are efficient at getting loud but not usually at really low frequencies. Almost like heavy-duty midbass. They can usually play upto midrange frequencies too, so useable say from around 50-1000 Hz. Generally they are limited in excursion (x-max), can handle fairly high power levels for long periods of time (decent size voicecoils) and have stiff suspensions on them (surround and spider). They rely a fair bit on the enclosure to make them even louder (horn-loaded or big ported boxes).
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Old 03-31-2006, 05:19 PM
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Pro subs and car subs.....
I just dont really get it.
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Old 04-01-2006, 01:14 AM
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If you're doing a pro sudio system in a home or bar, get a pro audio woofer. If you're building a car audio system, get a car audio woofer. Plain and simple.

Not much more I can say.
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Thanks SUX 2BU thats what i was thinking more midbass.I will be looking for good sub at 30-80 hz range.Now to answer next reply I have everything 12 volt(amps,mids,receiver)but it is going in enclosed boat.I understand weather but this is temperature enclosed and needs to cover about 800sq. feet.I understand weird situation,Echoing is a concern also.Never done a tugboat before so all help is appreciated.thanks
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Old 04-01-2006, 11:46 AM
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one other thing is alot of pro audio speakers will not be sutible for a car as they are not made to deal with the weather changes in your car.
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Sux is right on the money... it's the differnece between a woofer, and a subwoofer... subwoofers play much lower down on the freq. range that woofers do. you see them in clubs, and bars all the time, where they are able to have a huge cabinet, and quite a large horn to take care of the highs...

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