1: Competition Grade V.S. Standard Subwoofers
Competition grade is not a “real” classification. It generally refers to high output, high powered woofers that are pretty hefty in weight. However, any woofer can technically be a competition woofer.
2: What is the Difference Between 2 and 4 Ohms?
If you have 100 watts at 2 ohms, and 100 watts at 4 ohms, is there a difference? The answer is subjective, you will hear people say there is a sound difference, and some say there isn’t.
3: What are the Differences Between Single and Dual Voice Coil Subwoofers?
The voice coil in a subwoofer is a coil of wire wrapped around a cylinder called the former. A dual voice coil is different from a single voice coil only in that it is wrapped twice.
4: T/S (Thiele/Small) Parameters
The T/S Parameters are technical specifications of subwoofers that are often used in box building by the more advanced user. Understanding what these parameters mean can help you choose the best subwoofer for your current enclosure, or they can help you build a box specifically for a subwoofer.
5: Differences In Subwoofer Sizes
A brief overview of the different sizes of subwoofers to help you choose the right type.
6: How to Wire a Subwoofer in Parallel (From 4 ohm to 2 ohm load)
In this article you will learn how to wire a 4 ohm subwoofer in parallel to a 2 ohm load, which will maximize the amount of wattage that flows through the sub. It is written in a step by step format for your enjoyment.
7: How to Match a Subwoofer and an Amplifier
A comprehensive guide to matching subwoofers to an amplifier.
8: Subwoofer Surrounds
Discover the difference between foam and rubber surrounds and their unique chemical properties.
9: Peak Power vs. RMS Power
Find out the true meaning of RMS and Peak power, as this article debunks the myth of Peak power and tells you how to match up subs and amps based on the RMS ratings.
10: Car Subwoofer Wiring Rules
This article contains wiring rules for car subwoofers as well as an example that shows how to match subwoofers to an amplifier.
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