My subwoofer is killing insects, is this normal??? - AVS Forum
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 Old 06-25-2012, 08:36 PM - Thread Starter
AVS Special Member
 
BassThatHz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: East side of NW Cascades
Posts: 2,733
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 156 Post(s)
Liked: 330
Ok this is the 5th time this has happened in just a few months. Far too much to be a coincidence.
Basically, they crawl in and then when I get home, I don't notice it and I fire up the sub and it KO's them dead. It sounds like voice coil rub, and then I walk over and see this.

Tell me a similar story if you have one.

The LMS is claiming souls now. The thing is powered by souls!!! tongue.gif
BassThatHz is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 Old 06-25-2012, 09:03 PM
AVS Special Member
 
Erich H's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Cincinnati OH
Posts: 5,248
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 212 Post(s)
Liked: 479
I made a higher tuned subwoofer using a 10" old JL car sub a few years ago in my garage. Basically I was going to see just how loud it could get before something bad happened. I saw 3 spiders come out from their hiding place, curl up and die. Seriously. One dropped down from the rafters and didn't make it to the floor before it was dead.....still hanging from his web. Thought it was strange. I'm sure there was even more because it was mu garage, but I didn't look.

I don't think it's unusual though.
Erich H is online now  
post #3 of 6 Old 06-26-2012, 09:03 PM
AVS Special Member
 
Oklahoma Wolf's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Eastend, SK, Canada
Posts: 1,745
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)
Liked: 26
Spiders do not like my tapped horns. They just get done building a web in them, and then I come along and watch a 5 star bass movie.
Oklahoma Wolf is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 06-26-2012, 09:09 PM
Bass Enabler
 
Scott Simonian's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Clovis, CA
Posts: 13,419
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 281 Post(s)
Liked: 714
Gotta make an example of the first ones so the next one won't settle in. biggrin.gif

My Dual 18" LLT subs 120dB down to 10hz

 

Plan9Reloaded Co-host

Listen to the Plan9Reloaded Gaming and Technology Podcast (may contain NSFW language)

https://soundcloud.com/plan9reloaded/sets/podcast - direct pod link

http://plan9reloaded.com/site/ - main website

Scott Simonian is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 06-26-2012, 09:17 PM
AVS Special Member
 
lovinthehd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: OROR
Posts: 6,385
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 103 Post(s)
Liked: 741
While I have plenty of spiders in and around the house, no particular carnage noted near the main sub (which is sealed but haven't checked the ported subs lately) Have found dead bugs near my main sub, but they're more likely the victims of spiders. Now if they'd kill or keep at bay the rodents...I've tried and doesn't seem to even bother 'em. I've got a squirrel scratching on the roof right now and major bass isn't even fazing him. Found this with a quick google, so maybe it's sensory overload http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/80beats/2011/12/15/study-each-hair-on-a-spiders-body-is-an-ear/

lovinthehd is online now  
post #6 of 6 Old 07-08-2012, 12:44 PM - Thread Starter
AVS Special Member
 
BassThatHz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: East side of NW Cascades
Posts: 2,733
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 156 Post(s)
Liked: 330
This one pooped his pants. The second since my last post in this thread. They aren't quick learners are they? biggrin.gif
BassThatHz is offline  
Reply DIY Speakers and Subs

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off