How To Break In A Subwoofer

How To Break In A Subwoofer?
How To Break In A Subwoofer?

How To Break In A Subwoofer?

There are many benefits of breaking in a subwoofer, which I will explain in detail here. It seems a very complicated procedure but once you read this guide, you will know exactly how to do it.

This procedure requires your attention and also it is time-consuming. You can always do this on weekends or whenever you have a couple of hours to spare.

A step-by-step guide to break-in a subwoofer:

Steps Method Easy to do at home
step 1 subwoofer and mobile should be compatible Yes
step 2 use subwoofer at low frequency Yes
step 3 slowly increase volume Yes
step 4 secure subwoofer coil Yes

How To Break In A Subwoofer?

Breaking in a subwoofer is a better way to enhance the quality of sound and surely it provides the best sound effects.

Particular numbers of people say that breaking in the subwoofer is not a good process to enhance sound quality. I am using Rockville RW10CA 10 Inch Car Subwoofer, it delivers awesome sound with powerful bass.

Even the manufacturers also don?t recommend to break in subwoofers for better sound quality. But having the practical experience it is my opinion, that if a subwoofer has undergone a break-in method properly then its life span will be increased.

Tools Required

If you want to break into a subwoofer then you should have some tools required for this purpose. I have compiled a checklist of tools for this purpose:

  • You must have some sort of tone generation device to burn in subwoofers. I can be your mobile device. You must select the device before starting the procedure, you can use any spare mobile at home.
  • You should have 3.5mm Jack which will be used to connect the mobile device with the amplifier.
  • You also need enough strong surface to serve as an enclosure for a subwoofer system.
  • An amplifier is compulsory for this process
  • You should have all these along with a decent amount of time.

If you have checked all the above list, now its time to start breaking in a subwoofer for your required sound quality.

In fact, the breaking in a subwoofer is a time taking procedure so you must have a decent amount of time to spend on this procedure.

Let me tell you that it is not an easy job to break in a subwoofer, it may be tough but only for beginners. It requires a lot of patience to do it along with practice to become you an expert. Before starting the procedure, access the enclosure of the subwoofer.

Subwoofer enclosure must be compatible with mobile

The first thing you need an enclosure for subwoofers that must be compatible with your mobile device which you are using in this process.

The mobile device should not produce vibration along with the vibration of the subwoofer and it must be inaudible.

Operate subwoofer at low frequency

Furthermore, it should be capable to get the required power from the amplifier and the power supply must be complete. Keep in mind that you have to operate subwoofers at low frequency for a specific time period.

Gradually increase subwoofer volume

Now, after sustaining the subwoofer for a specific time now you can increase the volumes of your subwoofers gradually. When you adjust the volume, you will feel that the effects are automatically going into your favor.

You will get experienced louder and more powerful sound with a minor adjustment in the settings. This is a simple procedure if you follow all the instructions properly. Once you have done this, you will experience an improved sound quality with enhanced bass.

Safety Precautions

Keep in mind that if you cannot be done the break in a subwoofer properly, then it may cause you to burn the device or the coil.

Make sure that you have continuous signals because with low signals subwoofers cannot do proper function. If the signals are continuously distorted then it may be caused to heat up the coil. It can burn your system.

The components of subwoofers are important, so you must have to take care of these components.

If you will apply additional pressure on the suspension of subwoofers then it may cause tearing of the important components. You should apply required pressure on your device to avoid extra tearing.

It’s to be noticed that frequencies are very important, you should have to gradually increase the frequencies to avoid threats on the working of subwoofers.

Benefits of Breaking in a Subwoofer

Now, that I have explained the entire process of breaking in a subwoofer, you must know the amazing benefits that come with this:

  • Break in a subwoofer is important to enhance the quality of sound.
  • Break in a subwoofer can rise the life span of subwoofers.
  • If you want to secure the subwoofers coil, then break-in is an important procedure.

This is a simple process, yet requires lots of attention. Feel free to contact me if you have any questions related to this topic.

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