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  • billfitzmaurice
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    Originally posted by Steve Lee View Post
    Is the plastic magnet wrap on there to make the magnet look bigger ..
    Eminence uses magnet covers on most of their ceramic magnet drivers, to protect them from being chipped prior to installation.

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  • johnnyrichards
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    Car audio subs in general place a large emphasis on cosmetics of the backside. Lot of installers mount the subs upside down.

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  • fpitas
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    Originally posted by Steve Lee View Post
    Is the plastic magnet wrap on there to make the magnet look bigger or to prevent ruining an auto paint job when the speaker magnet suddenly grabs a hold of the sheet-metal while trying to install the speaker?

    There has to be a reason for it . . . to go along with the glitzy eye candy they possess.
    By the super high Qts I think the magnet may not be all it could or should be. For the target market though, the driver makes lots of booming noises, which is good enough.

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  • Steve Lee
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    Is the plastic magnet wrap on there to make the magnet look bigger or to prevent ruining an auto paint job when the speaker magnet suddenly grabs a hold of the sheet-metal while trying to install the speaker?

    There has to be a reason for it . . . to go along with the glitzy eye candy they possess.

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  • billfitzmaurice
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    Originally posted by Steve Lee View Post
    And they are offering it bundled with (OMG!) 12 AWG WIRE!!!
    Obviously that's overkill for a 220w driver in a car, where the cable run would be ten feet or less, but that's what the auto sound crowd would want to use, whether they need to or not.

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  • AcidWash
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    Originally posted by dwigle View Post
    Is this new? It looks like drivers clearly marketed to the auto sound market as they don't list the T/S parameters, just like the big box stores.
    I've seen them on Amazon for awhile. Seems like a Boss or Pyle type "quality"

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  • fpitas
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    Originally posted by Steve Lee View Post
    Look deeper . . . https://www.parts-express.com/pedocs...spec-sheet.pdf


    And they are offering it bundled with (OMG!) 12 AWG WIRE!!!

    :D
    I guess if you're counting your pennies that might be significant. I'm betting the distortion specs aren't great, but a budget sub is a budget sub.

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  • Steve Lee
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    Look deeper . . . https://www.parts-express.com/pedocs...spec-sheet.pdf


    And they are offering it bundled with (OMG!) 12 AWG WIRE!!!

    :D

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  • fpitas
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    This one has T/S parameters:

    DS18 SLC10S Select 10" Paper Cone Subwoofer 4 Ohm (parts-express.com)

    It does say "for car audio enthusiasts on a budget", Very high Qts (0.774), mainly good for sealed or infinite baffle in hi-fi applications.

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  • dwigle
    started a topic what are the DS18 SLC subs listed in the flyer?

    what are the DS18 SLC subs listed in the flyer?

    Is this new? It looks like drivers clearly marketed to the auto sound market as they don't list the T/S parameters, just like the big box stores.
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