Get Free, Friendly, Expert Advice
Call 1-866-244-8796 or email

Designed and Manufactured in Canada Since 1980


AxiomAudio Blog

Blind Listening Tests

Sneak Peek into Axiom’s Current Research and Development

Axiom’s Newest Speaker: The In-Ceiling M3

Wall'O'Fame
A promise is A promise... Axiom's second home
Greg's pseudo-HT room
Who's Online
3 registered (Ajax, Ken.C, jmone), 24 Guests and 14 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Financing
Forum Stats
13355 Members
11 Forums
23042 Topics
407465 Posts

Max Online: 378 @ 02/24/13 04:33 PM
Top Posters
Ken.C 17828
pmbuko 16308
SirQuack 13354
CV 11366
MarkSJohnson 11032
Meanwhile On Facebook

Love this review by Brad C! "Very impressed with my purchase: 2 High Powered M6...

(y) Great review from Tom H of his new surround speakers! "I love the surroun...

22 year-old Axiom System, still in showroom condition! Welcome home, old friends!

The end of a truly unique voice. RIP Joe Cocker - you were part of the soundtr...

Page 1 of 2 1 2 >
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#403104 - 04/15/14 07:03 AM ported EP500 to a sealed sub.?
TroyD Offline
devotee

Registered: 02/17/04
Posts: 313
Curious though as to why the changes from a ported EP500 to a sealed sub.?

I remember a while back someone explaining ported and sealed subs and why the EP500 through testing and blind auditions why it was ported. Now, it is sealed ?
_________________________
HK 3490
Anthem MCA50
M80 HG Cherry

Top
#403105 - 04/15/14 07:06 AM Re: ported EP500 to a sealed sub.? [Re: TroyD]
TroyD Offline
devotee

Registered: 02/17/04
Posts: 313
Just realized, maybe it is still ported .... we have not seen all the pics just the fronts. Maybe they are now ported on the rear or bottoms
_________________________
HK 3490
Anthem MCA50
M80 HG Cherry

Top
#403107 - 04/15/14 07:18 AM Re: ported EP500 to a sealed sub.? [Re: TroyD]
frozen Offline
newbie

Registered: 02/28/14
Posts: 4
They are sealed..

Top
#403114 - 04/15/14 10:08 AM Re: ported EP500 to a sealed sub.? [Re: frozen]
ClubNeon Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 02/06/09
Posts: 3453
Loc: Western Maryland, USA
Not that I doubt you, they do indeed look like they are sealed. But I'm wondering how someone with one post (welcome to the forum, by the way) has this information.
_________________________
Pioneer VSX-1018AH-K, PDP-5020FD, DV-79AVi
Axiom M22s, VP150, QS8s
Sony PS3, surround backs
-Chris

Top
#403115 - 04/15/14 10:20 AM Re: ported EP500 to a sealed sub.? [Re: TroyD]
frozen Offline
newbie

Registered: 02/28/14
Posts: 4
I was told by Debbie that the only difference between the V3 and V4 is, ported will now be sealed and the cabinet shape.

Top
#403116 - 04/15/14 10:22 AM Re: ported EP500 to a sealed sub.? [Re: TroyD]
frozen Offline
newbie

Registered: 02/28/14
Posts: 4
Thanx for the welcome I am more of a lurker when it comes to forums.

Top
#403117 - 04/15/14 10:24 AM Re: ported EP500 to a sealed sub.? [Re: TroyD]
frozen Offline
newbie

Registered: 02/28/14
Posts: 4
I chose to wait for the V4.

Top
#403120 - 04/15/14 11:53 AM Re: ported EP500 to a sealed sub.? [Re: frozen]
ClubNeon Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 02/06/09
Posts: 3453
Loc: Western Maryland, USA
Originally Posted By: frozen
I was told by Debbie that the only difference between the V3 and V4 is, ported will now be sealed and the cabinet shape.

Cool, direct info.

Now you have four posts. Keep this up, and you'll be a "shareholder in the making" in no time. smile
_________________________
Pioneer VSX-1018AH-K, PDP-5020FD, DV-79AVi
Axiom M22s, VP150, QS8s
Sony PS3, surround backs
-Chris

Top
#403138 - 04/15/14 07:44 PM Re: ported EP500 to a sealed sub.? [Re: ClubNeon]
fredk Offline
axiomite

Registered: 12/06/07
Posts: 7365
Loc: Canada
Interesting. Given that it is now sealed, the driver must be substantially redesigned. If it is still a 12" driver then I suspect the cabinet will be smaller as well.

Getting the same performance as the old EP500 with a 12" driver sealed would be an impressive feat!
_________________________
Fred

-------
Blujays1: Spending Fred's money one bottle at a time, no two... Oh crap!

Top
#403144 - 04/15/14 08:32 PM Re: ported EP500 to a sealed sub.? [Re: TroyD]
exlabdriver Offline
connoisseur

Registered: 09/07/11
Posts: 1150
If it sounds as good as the sealed EP400, it'll be a real winner...

TAM

Top
Page 1 of 2 1 2 >



Moderator:  alan, Amie, Andrew, axiomadmin, Brent, Debbie, Ian, Jc 

Home  |  Corporate Info  |  Products  |  Message Board  |  FAQs  |  Warranty  |  Site Map  |  Privacy Statement   |  Contact Us

©2014 Colquhoun Audio Laboratories Limited
All Rights Reserved.