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Project Level:

Project Time:
8-20 Hours

Project Cost:
Over $1,000

Project Description:
Building a subwoofer/Tv stand

Design Goals:
To utilize 100% of the available space as efficiently as possible using the largest subwoofers I could find at an affordable level

Driver Selection:
Um18-22 dual 2ohm voicecoil 18″

Enclosure Design:
Sealed enclosure. 7.2cu ft per enclosure x4

Enclosure Assembly:
MDF 3/4″. & 3/4″ plywood

Crossover Design:
Used an amplifier with built in crossover. 70hz lowpass


About the Designer:
I have always been a bass head at heart and always loved the sound of an 18″ sub in a vehicle. I used to install car audio for about 10 years in my past. I was trying to bring that sound into my living room and have surpassed that goal!!!!

Project Parts List:

Parts Express Steel Bar Speaker Cabinet Handle
Parts Express 3″ Swivel Caster 250 Lb. Capacity
Square Speaker Terminal Cup 4″ Gold Banana Binding Post
Dayton Audio UM18-22 18″ Ultimax DVC Subwoofer 2 ohms Per Coil


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  1. 1
    David McDaniels

    Thank You Parts Express for your excellent products, customer service representatives, and technicians for all that you do!!!

    This project was fun and expensive but I wouldn’t change anything if I had to do it all over again. What isn’t mentioned above, is that I am using a Crown XLS-2500 powering up the beast. I also used a Soundstream Epicenter to boost the pre-amp signal to about 7V to maximize the Crowns potential. I have roughly $2200 invested and love every bit of it. It brings Call of Duty on the X-BOX too life. “just ask any of my neighbors”!!!!!

  2. 2
    Dave McDaniels

    Any question, email me directly at [email protected]

    Customers ask me questions but I’m unable to use the link to answer them. So my advice to the last question is you can never have to much amplification. I compare it to an automobile. If your going to drive 80mph. I would want a car that can go 160 and do 80 with ease, than to buy a car that can only go 85. Sure it can go 80 but it is probably straining and going to blow…..

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