Do subs sound better after break in?

Do subs sound better after break in?

Do subs sound better after break in?

Since a broken-in suspension allows the subwoofer to move with greater excursion it will be able to more effectively cool itself (see animation above). The parameter shift we mentioned happens as your subwoofer's suspension breaks in and the FS (free-air resonance) decreases by as much as 15-20%.

How long do subs take to break in?

We suggest 20-24 hours for a solid break in time. You can set it with a good clean signal overnight. Once this is done you are ready to install and be on your way.

Do you need to break in a new subwoofer?

Therefore, subwoofers should undergo a break-in process in order to achieve the best possible sound. Think of it like waking up in the morning and taking some time to scroll through your phone and fully wake up before getting out of bed.

Do Subs smell when breaking in?

In short, no. Subwoofers are not supposed to smell. When this happens, it means there is an excess glue on the subwoofer's voice coil that is burning off as the voice coil heats up. And this is more common in new subwoofers.

How do you break in a new subwoofer?

How to Break in a Car Subwoofer?

  1. Mount the subwoofers in your car.
  2. Play tracks you like for a week or two (or about 12 hours of playtime). Keep the volume at a moderate level.
  3. As you do this, the suspension in your sub will have increased flexibility. ...
  4. In a couple of weeks, set your gains and then blast away.

How do you break in a sub?

How to Break in a Car Subwoofer?

  1. Mount the subwoofers in your car.
  2. Play tracks you like for a week or two (or about 12 hours of playtime). Keep the volume at a moderate level.
  3. As you do this, the suspension in your sub will have increased flexibility. ...
  4. In a couple of weeks, set your gains and then blast away.

Is subwoofer break in a myth?

It is not a myth. The sub's spider will loosen up after about 8 hours of play time, allowing more excursion, and thus a louder sound. It doesn't have to be played super softly during this time.

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