How To Break In A Subwoofer?
This article is especially for those people who want to enhance their subwoofers sound by breaking in a subwoofer, but they don’t know, How to Break in a Subwoofer. In this article, I have added a step-by-step guide that explains the entire process of breaking in a subwoofer. Along with this, I have added a dedicated section for precautions.
How To Break In A Subwoofer?
Breaking in a subwoofer is a better way to enhance the quality of sound and surely it provides best sound effects. Particular numbers of people say that breaking in subwoofer is not a good process to enhance sound quality. 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 by a break in method properly then its life span will be increased.
Tools Required to Break In a Subwoofer
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 should have 3.5mm Jack which use to connect mobile device with the amplifier.
- You also need enough strong surface to serve as an enclosure for 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, not its time to start breaking in a subwoofer for your required sound quality.
Step by Step Procedure:
In facts, 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.
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.
Furthermore, it should be capable to get the required power from the amplifier and power supply must be complete. Keep in mind that you have to operate subwoofers at low frequency for a specific time period.
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 effects are automatically going into your favor. You will get experienced louder and more powerful sound with a minor adjustment in the settings.
Safety Precautions When You Break in a Subwoofer
Keep in mind that if you cannot be done the break in a subwoofer properly, then it may cause 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 of tearing the important components. You should apply an ideal 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
- 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 subwoofers coil, then break in is an important procedure.
Let me share a story of my friend Cullen, he came to me to discuss the quality of his car subwoofers. He told me that he wants to enhance his subwoofers sound having in his new car. I replied to him that I have also a car but I am not satisfied with the quality of sound and thinking about the same trouble.
It was my satisfaction that if we both are researching to solve the same problem then we can solve it quickly. After thinking sometimes, rapidly Cullen says that someone advised him to break in a subwoofer to enhance its sound effect. After these words, I feel glad and say! Cullen why not we do this? But Cullen said that he doesn’t know that how to break in a subwoofer in a car. So it was another task to know how to break in subwoofer.
Suddenly an idea came into my mind, that my friend Edward is an expert vehicle mechanic and doing work in this field from several years. I said to Cullen, Let’s go to Edwards’s workshop.
So, we start our journey to Edward’s workshop on Cullen’s car, during the drive he plays music but really the quality of sound was not as good as we want. At last, we reached on the workshop and it was our good luck that today Edward was free and could have time for us. So Cullen ask this question from Edward that does subwoofers require break-in for enhancing the sound quality and, if so, how to break in a subwoofer properly?
Edward replied, that this is a Great question and a lot of people already asked by me for which the answer is an emphatic “Yes”.
Edward said, break in subwoofer is a process in which we lose the components of the subwoofers to enhance the quality of sound effect. The spider is the hardest part of the subwoofer, and there are new models of subwoofer available on market in 2019 having more than one spiders. The process of Break in a subwoofer can increase the quality of sound and deliver powerful bass that you are looking for.
We both were feeling glad to know the benefits of a break in a subwoofer. I asked Edward that he start the break in a subwoofer for Cullen’s car, and also guide us. I have already explained the entire process at the start of this article.
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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