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  1. Good or bad idea

    General Car Audio Discussion
    So I have this idea that most true eletriction would say bad idea but here is the thing I'm thinking. I have 3 capacitors connected to my system. (Sorry don't know sizes) but with them connected my lights don't flicker. When NOT connected my music sounds better. So here is the idea/question ...
  2. 3000w amp not as loud as 480w

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    So I was running a cheap Sony amp to my evl12 in the box that was made for the speaker. I upgraded all the wiring to 1/0 and I have a 3.5 farad cap. The old amp pushed this sub so hard at 8ohms. I'm running it at 1ohm now. Its sounds great until you start getting up in the volume. It seems to...
  3. WTB: <100$ Monoblock must push over 600rms @ 1 ohm

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Hi, I’m looking to buy an amp to push my Alpine S Series 12” DvC 2ohm. The sub takes 600rms max so I want an amp that does more so I have some headroom/room to possibly upgrade in the future. Im located in Northeast Ohio. Thank you for your time.
  4. SOLD!!!

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Helix SPXL - Competition (Amazing Condition) Amazing condition. Used on a soundboard for demos. $450 - Price includes shipping. Paypal fees will be split. Ask all the questions.
  5. Use multimeter to determine polarity on speakers while playing?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Can you use a multimeter to determine polarity on wire that is unlabeled (potentially while music on)? Wires were connected to factory rears to run to amp high level in. Those bare wires will power a test 5x7, just unsure of polarity when wiring my high level adapter.
  6. [Question] Amplifier makes no difference in quality

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hello guys. I had my dad hook up my new NVX VAD 10004 amplifier to my stereo and my 30 amp low ripple dc switching power supply and i kid you not the difference in quality is zero. It has literally no difference in the quality of the sound from deck power (22 watts x 4) from a kenwood kdc-x303...
  7. How many watts can a 30 amp power supply handle?

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hello It's me again. I'm using a Fully Regulated Low Ripple Dc Switching Power Supply (pyramid psv300). And I would like to know how many watts it can handle total? I've used a calculator on the net but I'm not sure if I should go by the 13.8 volts that it describes or the AC amount of 110-120...
  8. Audiofrog GB 3way,Helix DSP PRO/USB/Director,Helix 4ch/1ch Amps,KnuKonceptz Amp Kit

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Looking to sell my 'dream' collection, as I sold the F150 this was intended for and the Bose in the new truck is 'good enough' for the 5min commutes to work. Product Brand & Model: 1. Audiofrog GB10 2. Audiofrog GB25 3. Audiofrog GB60 4. Helix DSP Pro with USB HEC and Director (WILL NOT...
  9. Sound shuts off after driving for a little bit, pioneer 4400nex

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hey all, I recently had a very well respected car audio place in town here install the Pioneer 4400nex in my 2003 trailblazer ltz with the bose sound system. Now, they say they're going to take care of fixing it, but I would like to try and figure out what's going on incase they try to sell me...
  10. Sound shuts off after driving for a little bit, pioneer 4400nex

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hey all, I recently had a very well respected car audio place in town here install the Pioneer 4400nex in my 2003 trailblazer ltz with the bose sound system. Now, they say they're going to take care of fixing it, but I would like to try and figure out what's going on incase they try to sell me...
  11. Kicker KX Amp Protect Flash or Malfuction

    Equipment Repair and Modification
    Hello, I just registered to post the issue I just had with an older KX 600.4. It would either flash protect or come on but have a horrible signal with lots of interference. When I opened it up I saw some type if brown glue like material on some of the components. I remembered seeing an EEV Blog...
  12. Something strange has happened to me today. Any ideas?

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    So it's been a stressful day today; the gain on my amps been quite high for some time from my old head unit. I went to lower it so i can take advantage of the volume. Anyhow, turn the amp down a bit but I went to press play and for some reason the head unit shot up its volume to max; honesty it...
  13. FS: Alpine PDR-V75 5 Channel Amp

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: Alpine PDR-V75 5 Channel Amp 118W Birth Sheet This is a post "issue" amp. At one time these amps were recalled due to a fire hazard. I do not recall the exact part that was an issue but this was sent to me as a replacement due to the issue. Includes Box, Birth Sheet &...
  14. FS: Hybrid Audio Unity Amp U4A

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: Hybrid Audio U4A Condition of all items: 10/10 Functional 6/10 Cosmetic (scratches/gouges on top) Just selling to go to a U5A Total Price: : $270 shipped. Shipping Terms: : I pay via USPS. Pictures: - Unless you are a Upgraded member, or your last 10 iTrader...
  15. FS Zapco C2K 9.0XD-2

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: Zapco C2K 9.0XD-2 Condition of all items: Fair cosmetic condition. Perfect working condition. I'll include an SLDIN.t line transmitter which has rca's on one end and a symbilink cable of your choice in length, i've got 1 meter, 2 meter, and 6 meter. missing the...
  16. AMP for two 12" Subs at 800W/RMS 2800W/Peak

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Can you help me find an Inexpensive yet adequate Sub Amp to power Two 12" subs at 800W/RMS 2800W/Peak (looking REAL final RMS output power, not just advertised specs) The two subs are Pioneer TS-W309D2 12" Dual Voice Coil 2x2ohm 400W/RMS 1400W/Peak Subwoofers. They are mounted in a Sound...
  17. Need advice for mounting amp rack to backseat

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hey guys. I'm trying to clean up my install by mounting my two amps and DSP on a piece of MDF and then screwing that into my backseat. For anyone that's done something like this before, how did the rack hold up? And would sheet metal screws be the best option?
  18. need help with a 18' camry w/ a budget of 2k

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hey I have a 2018 Toyota Camry XSE 4cyl non- JBL I'd like to upgrade with a budget of 2k CAD including installation, I mostly listen to hip-hop, rap, r&b, and dance-hall. I want greater sound quality, can you guys help me out? I will be keep the factory head-unit, and it will be taken to a shop...
  19. FS:Helix Director - Amazing Condition

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model:Helix Director Condition of all items:Amazing Condition Total Price:$325.00 Shipping Terms:Included Pictures:Attached Additional info: Touchscreen remote control for a HELIX DSP Price includes shipping via the lower 48 states. Being Sold As Is. ** DO NOT...
  20. Wiring Diagram Help

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I am currently trying to wire an amp and subs into my new 2018 Acura ILX base model which has 6 speakers. I can not find a wiring diagram anywhere. I am new to wiring amps and subs so overexplaining is not bad. First off I need to know which harness the car speakers are connected to? Secondly, I...
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