# How much space does a 15 inch subwoofer need?

## How much space does a 15 inch subwoofer need?

15 inch drivers: 5.0 to 9.0 cubic feet.

### How big should a speaker box be?

You’ll want the panel to be large enough to hold the sub with sufficient room to construct the box around the clearances of the sub. A good rule of thumb is to add at least 2 to 3 inches to the size of the subwoofer. For example, a 10-inch sub should have a front panel at least 12 to 13 inches square.

#### How many watts can a P3 handle?

The P3 12” features Dual 4-Ohm voice coils, 600 Watts RMS of power handling, and accommodates a grille insert using the included cast aluminum trim ring.

**What happens if a speaker box is too big?**

Remember, there is such a thing as too big. As the size of the enclosure increases, the mechanical limits of the woofer will be easier to reach. If the port becomes too small, it may result in port noise, or allow the woofer to simply unload.

**What size box does my subwoofer need?**

A good rule of thumb is to add at least 2 to 3 inches to the size of the subwoofer. For example, a 10-inch sub should have a front panel at least 12 to 13 inches square. Size the depth of the box to create the volume you require for your box.

## How many watts is a p3 12?

600 Watts

The P3D2-12 12-inch, dual 2-ohm subwoofer is part of Rockford Fosgate’s best performing Punch P3 series, delivering a monster 1200 watts of peak power handling….P3D2-12 Specifications.

Size: | 12 Inches |
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Power Handling: | 600 Watts RMS 1200 Watts Max |

Voice Coil Diameter: | 2.5 Inches |

Magnet Weight: | 102 oz. |

### Can a sealed speaker box be too big?

NO. The bigger the better. The bigger the box, the lower the Q of the system and the lower the power required.

#### How big is a 15 inch subwoofer box?

Subwoofer Box for 15″ Parameter Value Box External Dimensions Width × Height × 25.59″ × 17.32″ × 16.33″ Material Thickness 0.71″ Net Internal Volume 2.83 ft 3 Tuning Frequency 34 Hz

**What does gross volume on speaker enclosure mean?**

When there is an error message, disregard all of the output calculations. ‘Gross’ volume is the internal volume of the enclosure before the port volume is subtracted. If you’re using external dimensions and you set the wood thickness to something other than ‘0’, the wood thickness will be subtracted.

**How big of an enclosure do I need for a speaker?**

If your speaker needs an enclosure that’s 1.5 cubic feet ported at 35Hz, the ‘net’ volume must be 1.5 cubic feet for proper operation. This is for PORTED enclosures.

## Is there a port length calculator for speakers?

Since I’ve never seen two port calculators that would give the exact same port length for a given box volume and tuning frequency, the port calculations from this calculator will probably be slightly different than other calculators.