Should I foam line the inside of a 250ltr Fi Q18 sealed enclosure?

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  1. Tyler Durden

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    I'm starting the build of a pair of 250ltr sealed Fi Q18 enclosures and was wondering whether I should be lining the internal walls of the boxes?

    I am going to be using some wadding like this >>recycled plastic insulation<< in the box, but should I also line the walls with some egg box foam or similar?
     
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    I used the normal wadding, at first I put a lot in but ended up putting it around the walls of the cabinet only.

    Wadding is easier to adjust the tuning of the sound I think than foam, pyramid foam is very good for normal speakers as it affects higher frequency's more.

    Will you be posting any pics of the build :)
     
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    Can you put a link to the wadding? Or perhaps guide me where to find it?

    Thanks

    Yes, photos and a thread will appear soon.
     
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    I got my wadding from FABRIC WAREHOUSE
    it was cut off a roll I got the thickest I could get, I think it was around 18-20mm

    The Bay have some as well.
     
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    Got 12m of a 200g wadding from Dunelm. Sorted.
     

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