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Old 01-07-2004, 03:07 PM   #1
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Arrow Elemental Design Sub

I just ordered an 8" Elemental design sub (e8a4.4) today from
Genuine Canadian Audio

They are really good people top deal with. They answered all my email promptly. They are currently having a sale on the elemental 8" sub.



Here are the specs to build a nice ported box for it.



sealed:
http://www.edesignaudio.com/im2/boxc...c%20sealed.jpg

More INFO on Elemental design products.
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Old 01-07-2004, 03:55 PM   #2
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I thought you said sealed boxes were better
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Old 01-07-2004, 04:04 PM   #3
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I thought you said sealed boxes were better
In hatchbacks, ported are better.
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Old 01-07-2004, 05:09 PM   #4
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why not just buy a larger sub so you don't have to build that huge box to get 30 hz out of a 8"
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Old 01-07-2004, 09:09 PM   #5
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In hatchbacks, ported are better.
Sorry bub, in all cars. Sealed boxes are for newbs.
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:04 PM   #6
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Sorry bub, in all cars. Sealed boxes are for newbs.
I tend to perfer sealed.
The bass is tighter.
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Old 01-08-2004, 01:38 AM   #7
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I tend to perfer sealed.
The bass is tighter.
I hate tight bass ! I love to get pounded by bass.

I tried a kicker 10L7 in a sealed and ported box in my crx.
There is no comparison. Even the audio shop said the ported box is 100x better !

In Sealed, you need XXXX more amount of power to get the same performance out of a sub, than a ported enclosure.
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I tend to perfer sealed.
The bass is tighter.
Are you sure the box was built correctly? Could the components have been off or of a lower calibre? A correctly built ported box + a good sub should provide better punch than a sealed enclosure.
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Miguel is right.
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hey rob how much did it cost u
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Old 01-09-2004, 03:47 AM   #11
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hey rob how much did it cost u
$259 + Tax. Shipping included.
http://www.genuinecanadianaudio.com/...hp?cPath=23_24

You must be a member to order that sub from them. They are the only distributors for ED in Canada.

Elemental Designs are located in IOWA.
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when do u expect to get it?
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Sometime next week. I need to build a box for it.
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no offence dude.. but i really don't get it.. what's so special about this sub? you can buy a nice 8 or 10" local that should sound just as good as this one?

plus the flat cone.. or should i say umm flat diaphram cause it's not a cone. has less surface area, so it's more like a 7" speaker your buying there
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Old 01-09-2004, 04:10 AM   #15
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no offence dude.. but i really don't get it.. what's so special about this sub? you can buy a nice 8 or 10" local that should sound just as good as this one?
Do your research sir.... that's all I will say..

I like to have exclusive, hard to get things... lol

No really, ED subs are some of the best sounding subs out there right now.
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