Can you run two different size subs off one amp?

Can you run two different size subs off one amp?

So what does all this sciencey stuff have to do with mixing subs you ask? Well, when two different subwoofers (with different parameters and or sizes) play the same frequency at the same time, you will experience a distortion or “muddying” of the frequency.

Can you mix with regular speakers?

Mixing your work with regular speakers might just deceive you into believing you have a killer track. You might think it sounds beyond amazing but it will not sound great anywhere else.

Can you mix sub sizes?

Now about mixing different sub sizes: don’t do it. The reason is that the frequency response of a 12″ sub will be different than a 15″ sub, for example. The boxes would play a huge part in this.

Can you use 2 different sized subwoofers?

Thus, using two different brand subwoofers is not recommended. Just know that if you rig together two different brand subwoofers, your sound quality could be impaired, and you could damage your equipment. When you use two different brands (and models) of subwoofers, you are likely looking at different specs.

Can you put a 12 inch sub in a 10 inch box?

Not likely. The box dimensions and port size are specific to not only the size of the subwoofer, but also the specific subwoofer. Two different 12″ subwoofers may have entirely different enclosure specifications, and almost always do.

What’s better 2 10 inch subs or 1 12 inch sub?

But, generally speaking, given adequate power, the two 10″ subs will sound a little cleaner and punch harder because their combined cone surface area yields more sound pressure. The single 12″ sub, however, may sound a little deeper.

Are 2 subs louder than 1?

It will be more powerfull, maybe +3dB, which may or may not be noticeable. But, it will create a better sound in your area. Two subs compared to one usually eliminate any dead spots you may have in your room. The bass should be smoother and more balanced, while being slightly louder and easier to feel.

Can you run a 10 and 12 inch subwoofer?

Visit Perry Babin’s homepage! Just run both subs in their own enclosures not shared–keep them away from each other. If possible, tune both of the subs to the same response so they track each other. As long as neither woofer is over driven, it is not an issue.

What size box does my sub need?

A good rule of thumb is to add at least 2 to 3 inches to the size of the subwoofer. For example, a 10-inch sub should have a front panel at least 12 to 13 inches square.

Can a ported box be too big?

Remember, there is such a thing as too big. As the size of the enclosure increases, the mechanical limits of the woofer will be easier to reach. If the port becomes too small, it may result in port noise, or allow the woofer to simply unload. Do not underestimate the sub / port arrangement.

Can you mix and match surround sound speakers?

Tip of The Day: Mixing and Matching Speakers. As a general rule, we do not recommend mixing and matching different brands of speakers in a surround sound system. Even mixing different lines within a particular brand can present problems.

What’s the difference between speaker size and room size?

SPEAKER SIZE: If your low-frequency drivers have large diameters, say 12″, 15″, even 18″ then you must have a room volume that can support all of this low-frequency energy, the speaker vs room size relationship must be taken into consideration.

Is it safe to mix and match home theater speakers?

Choosing one brand and line for your home theater speaker system across the board is a great and safe option for those not wanting to dive into the ins and outs of different speakers and their capabilities. When mixing and matching, it’s important to know the capabilities of your speakers, so that they work together properly.

How big of a sound system do I need for a small room?

If you have a large room, you’ll want to use speakers on a 7.1-channel system with side and rear surround sound, and if you have a smaller room, a 5.1-channel system with two surround speakers will do. When it comes to matching your center channel speaker to your other front speakers, size matters.