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  1. How much amplifier power is lost by using passive crossovers?

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    How much amplifier power is lost by using passive crossovers supplied with the speakers? I hear people say run active instead of passive but, I wonder would I gain 1db, 2 dbs... 10dbs? I am already bi-amping my 3-way Focal K2 Power 165KRX3 (with 150w x 4) of an Arc Audio 1200.6 xDI but, I am...
  2. Would love some suggestions for an upgrade!!

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I currently am running active through my pioneer 80prs with jl zr100 tweeters and jl c5 650 midrange speakers, and a 12" Rockford fosgate p3 in a sealed enclosure. In all honesty I'm bored with the setup and want something new. Been thinking of changing out my subwoofer for a JL w3, but lately...
  3. band pass crossovers

    General Car Audio Discussion
    hi everyone, prol a really stupid question, but im new to 3 way active. i have an alpine pxe-660: using it as a processor for a 3 way active front stage. my amps dont have band pass capability, just hp and lp. fine for tweets and sub. but not good for full range and mid bass. how can i...
  4. First active crossover build

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hey, I've installed many car audio systems, but none close to the scale of what I'm currently planning. List of components already acquired. Front tweeters : Morel MDT29 4ohm 85 watt Front midrange: Morel MW144 4ohm 150 watt Front woofer: Morel TIW 634FT 4ohm 150 watt...
  5. Pioneer DEH 80PRS

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model:Pioneer DEH 80PRS Condition of all items:Purchased on 3/20/14 installed on 3/25/14. I want to go back to Kenwood which I`m use to. I can`t return it to the dealer because all sales are final didn`t see that till after I got it and I flattened a small part of the...
  6. Huge lot of mid 90's Zapco awesomeness

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: Huge Lot of mid 1990's Zapco processors/accessories (Sold as a lot) I have had these on a shelf for ten years. Time to let someone enjoy them. 1 ZAPCO SX-SL Preamp/Equalizer/Active Crossover (1/2 DIN) 11 EQ modules for SX-SL (plus five more installed inside the SX-SL) 1...
  7. Active or passive set up help!

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I need some help deciding on my set up for my JBL C608GTI MKII comp set. It will will have the passive crossover so I can run it passive but I would prefer to go active if I can figure it all out and get what I need. I need to know how to do this and what I will need for this, a wiring diagram...
  8. Tuning my Pioneer DEH-80prs, moving bass forward

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I would like to ask the forum a question about tuning my Pioneer HU. My setup was installed yesterday: Pioneer deh-80prs - In network mode Amp- Cadence F100-5 5ch -100w x4 + 300w x1 Speakers- Focal 165vb comps (6.5) tweet in door sails / mid in doors (stock locations) Sub RF 12in (250wrms)...