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What is the difference between these types of chambres in terms of the sound they produce? Which requires more air to play?
 

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craisycraze said:
so does the small chambre require more air and is harder to play??
From what I understand, it's quite the opposite. Correct me if I'm wrong, but a large chamber requires more air because you have to fill a larger area. A small chamber might be easier playing.
 

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Jazz43 said:
From what I understand, it's quite the opposite. Correct me if I'm wrong, but a large chamber requires more air because you have to fill a larger area. A small chamber might be easier playing.
Yup. Small chambers actually offer LESS resistance, assuming that the baffles are the same.
 

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Jazz43 said:
Correct me if I'm wrong, but a large chamber requires more air because you have to fill a larger area. A small chamber might be easier playing.
Actually, you should use the same amount of air no matter what size you are playing. Smaller chambers are easier to play, but if you lean of them for easy playability and have week air support because of it your intonation will be off.
 

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It's aerodynamics.
A large chamber creates more resistance because the air slows down as it expandes into the larger chamber.
 
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