If you’re exhausted with poor sound quality of the speaker, it might be because of the improper speaker. You might think of modifying the speaker for a better experience. Well, when it comes to modifying them, several questions will pop up in your mind. The first one among many is how to measure marine speakers.
My uncle Tom, an 80-years-old boatman who reminds me of Santiago often ends up praising the speakers he’s proud of. On the other, I have millions of complaints against my marine speakers. Primarily, I can’t get the voice from the other end. So, I once asked him about how to measure marine speakers so that I can enjoy my time onboard dancing.
Let’s get Uncle Tom’s guidelines on how to measure marine speakers.
How to Measure Marine Speakers?
When it comes to measuring marine speakers, the owner’s manual can tell you the size most exactly. However, sometimes owner’s manual lacks this information. In that case, the outside diameter of the speaker grill can provide you with the correct size of the speaker.
Nevertheless, you’re might be still in dark. Don’t worry! Come up with the mounting hole cut out of the existing speaker. Once you measure the mounting hole cutout, give it a shot to learn about the depth of the speaker as well as the maximum mounting depth.
If you manage to learn the current mounting depth and the maximum mounting depth, you can use this measurement in your next purchase to get the most suitable speakers for your marine.
Measuring the current one is the best way to determine the correct size of the speaker for your marine. Nevertheless, if you find it inadequate for your boat, you should end up with a bigger one, right?
If you like to purchase a bigger one as opposed to the existing one, first measure the total area of the boat (if you like to get sound from any corner of the boat). Mainly, measure the distance from the hub and between the targeted corner and the center.
Keep the distance (the hub and between the targeted corner and the center) in your mind to determine the size. It might be the floor or the bottom of the seat above. Similarly, it might be an angle to the right or left.
If you consider and equate the distance while measuring the distance, you can get the exact diameter that’ll get you to the perfect speakers for your boat.
Understanding the Speaker Size
Understanding the size of the speaker is way crucial as covering the total area is your goal. Oftentimes, you may like to keep any portion free from sound. Whatever, you have to understand the size and find the appropriate one for your boat.
Q 1: What Size Are Standard for Boat Speakers?
Q 2: What is the Standard Watts for a Speaker?
Q 3: Should I Get A Box for My Marine Subwoofer?
Q 4: How To Wire Marine Speakers?
Q 5: Can I Exchange Marine Stereo with Car?
The Bottom Lines
Measuring marine speakers is not a daunting task anyway. However, some people find it way difficult. So, if you like to get the perfect speakers for your boat, you have to know how to measure marine speakers.