Boxnotes

Use this free software to assist you in deciding the actual dimensions for your enclosure

After using software such as WinISD to chose the working volume and initial port sizes for your new speaker, turn to Boxnotes to fine tune your design.

Screenshot - Boxnotes main form
Screenshot showing use of Imperial units. Metric is also supported

Features of current version - V3.1

 

Click the image to download Boxnotes
Boxnotes is written in Visual Basic 6 and runs under Windows.
Security information:
Filesize 380,928 bytes
MD5 Hash Code D80292CF51E2475D103D0010B4F9FF70
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For more information about using Boxnotes, see the User Guide.
If you use Boxnotes to generate your cutting list, see the Speaker Building page for assembly tips.
For some ideas on reducing the impact of resonances, see the Damping Treatments page.
A Resonances Experiment was conducted to determine what type of resonance occurs between the driver and a wall.

 

Additional screenshots

Screenshot - Boxnotes main form
Screenshot showing where to measure

 

Screenshot - Cutting List
Cutting List shown with "exact size" option selected

 

Screenshot - Cutting List
Cutting List shown with option to factor in use of router to trim some edges, and with tooltips activated

When printing, more options are available by selecting "Project / Generate Report" from the main menu, where you will be able to include the tooltips in the printout

 

Screenshot - Minimum size check
Minimum size check screen

 

Screenshot - Report options
Report options screen
Here's a link to a sample report with with all options selected

 

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