Thoughts on CDT Audio CL-61A Speakers?

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  1. KiddX

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    I really like that Tangband 6.5 inch subwoofers specs :cool: Let me know how it turns out if you go for it.
     
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    im thinkng of making a nice padded read deck for the car with thick foam so they dont rattle the shit out of it.
     
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    Just use some kind of sound-deadener like dynamat or b-quiet.
     
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    Is the rear area sealed for the TBs?
     
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    by sealed you mean??? :dunno: and i actually got the cdt's in the mail today, im gonna buy the amp later this month and ill be ready to rock
     
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    What kind of car is this going in?

    Sealed = no air can escape, for example a box :)
     
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    oh i see. yeh i know jack shit about car audio. its going in my mazda protege, i just figured i would mount them in the rear deck, i guess that would be unsealed? would you recomend another place to put them>?
     
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    Well if you look in the trunk and can see the magnet of the speaker, then yeah it's free-air, infinite baffle(?), unsealed, etc.

    The reason I ask is I was thinking of doing the same thing, but I could not find any free-air "subs" for my rear deck (6.5" or 6x9s). Let me know how they work.
     
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    Just out of being anal, free air and IB aren't the same thing :wiggle:

    BTW, heard great things about those tangband drivers...
    And the CL-61s are one of the best component sets for the money, well the off-color ones for 150 at the zeb, IMO the best you can get in a set for the money, not including DIY sets
     
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    That's why I put the question mark, wasn't sure :hs:

    Thanks for the correction though! :bigthumb:
     
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    ha ha, my dumbass didn't even notice that :bigthumb:
     
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    u can never go wrong with cdt. if u message djdilliodon over AIM he is a dealer for them as well as many other high end brands and has damn good prices.
     
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    Hmm, I don't know if I'd agree with that. Free-air usually means that the woofer isnt in any enclosure, true. But, in the context of free-air being an enclosure, it would generally be the same thing as infinite baffle. Either way, I'd consider a driver IB or freeair if the enclosure volume is significantly larger (like 5-10x) than the VAS of the woofer.

    I've seen manufuacturers rate their woofers to be used for 'free-air' enclosure types, so I'd assume they are talking about IB.
     
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    i think it depends on the application. for example, u could seal off 3 12" IDMAX's on the rear deckk and use the trunk as an enclosure. Assuming a trunk would be say....10 cubes or so, each woofer would get 3ish cubes a peice, which would be a true IB setup. When talking to matt borgardt he said that its the best to use as many woofers and as big as possible for an IB setup. But if using smaller mids woofers i agree that IB and freeair is the same pretty much, just like running door mids..
     
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    i have this set of components... they're not bad... i'm not sure what's wrong though, when i turn them up real loud, the mid's woofer like pops... i guess i'm putting too much power to them? but the tweeters aren't distorting... i'm running a 1000w amp + image dynamics 12" sub + those cdt's... since i'm running them @ 4ohm... i don't think the amp is running nearly as close to 1000w esp. it's a cheap amp...
     

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