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  1. Capacitor between battery and all amps or just biggest draw amp

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I have a 2006 Silverado with 4 amps, (60w 60w 110w 150w {all per ch.}) and I just got the subs warmed up enough to be comfortable with cranking them, but now I am getting the dreaded headlight dimming (barely noticeable, yet extant) on heavy bass notes. I have a capacitor, but I haven't put it...
  2. Which Strains the Alternator More: A Second Battery or Capacitor?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    My headlights flicker a little when playing bass-heavy songs. I have a Kicker 43CXA6001 amp (link to Crutchfield) and was wondering if a cap or second battery would strain the alternator more. The gain isn't quite turned up a quarter of the way. I drive a 2016 Civic Sedan and getting a new...
  3. Custom Subwoofer Floor Build for trunk

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    So I want to be able to build a new floor for my trunk but be able to install my 2 10"subwoofers, capacitor and amp. I need a little help to as how I could possibly frame but keep enough space underneath for ventilation etc... How difficult would this build be, it's for my school projhect aswell...
  4. Capacitor Install

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I'm installing Two Rockford Fosgate 15" woofers with a r250x1 for each of them and I was thinking of installing a 1.5 Farad T-Spec cap before my distribution block. My block is a 1 to 4 and after I put the 15's in i am also adding two 12" fosgates so i figured the cap was the a good idea to add...
  5. crossover design need help :)

    General Car Audio Discussion
    ive spent along time looking into crossover having decided to go passive I hear bad things about the 1st order crossover (single component inline) or 2nd order being better but im reading so many different and contradicting what I see im abit lost in the numbers and need guidance after seing...
  6. Battery Isolator for power cell

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    I have a few questions about adding an additional battery for assistance with the audio system. The intention is to support my main battery. Here is a diagram http://www.diymobileaudio.com/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=57988&stc=1&d=1420323535 I'm not looking to put a huge battery in the...
  7. capacitors as low pass filter?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I dunno if I should post this question here or in the myths, but I'll ask here anyway. couldn't find any inductor coils for my low pass filter, so I have been told at the shop that wiring a capacitor in parallel to the speaker makes a low pass filter too. if I wire this capacitor in parallel...
  8. BOSS Audio 2.0 farad capacitor

    General Car Audio Discussion
    So my truck was broken into, and I feel somewhat good that the jerk only stole my sub. My insurance is going to replace it. They had me talk to a third party company for the parts, and I just noticed they are including some extra things. One, for instance, is a BOSS Audio 2.0 farad capacitor...
  9. Cap Reading Low Voltage

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I would appreciate any help! :) My subs keep cutting out and cap reads low voltage. I have been running my system for over a year without incident. It is composed of two, twelve inch Rockford subs, a 700 watt mono block amp also Rockford, a one farad stingray capacitor, four gauge wire...
  10. Dead battery from lack of use. What's going on?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    As some of you know I'm now at Virginia Tech and sadly don't have my 2008 elantra with me =[. It's back at home in my dads garage. Every week or two, he goes and takes it out for a bit just to keep the engine moving occasionally. Well the past three times he's gone to start the car, it's been...
  11. Rockford Fosgate p500-2 No Sound Troubleshoot

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hey all, I took my sub out of my trunk and crossed the speaker leads in an overhand knot so they wouldn't touch each other. When I put my sub back in I got no sound. There is no protection light. No indications whatsoever the subs are getting a signal, via static/movement. The Wired remote's...
  12. Nichicon Capacitors

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: 4 Nichicon KG Super Through Type III 6800uf 63v Capacitors Lug Type These are 100mm high by 40mm dia. These are nice very high quality audio grade capacitors, but they are the wrong size for my amp. Not to mention they use lug connectors and not snap in, so they have...
  13. 20 farad caps?

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    So I've been browsing eBay looking for caps. I came across this guy pc20f cap. There are several others... Are these high resistance super caps or something? I know super caps can't discharge as fast as regular caps.... But a massive amount or parallel super caps could compensate for the low...
  14. WTB: Tru Technology C7.2 & Cap

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: WTB: Tru Technology C7.2 & Cap Condition of all items: any Total Price: : negotiable Shipping Terms: : Shipping to Germany / Europe Pictures: Additional info: Hi guys, I'm looking for a Tru Technology C7.2 (solid state) and the capacitor to complete my line...
  15. cap values ???

    General Car Audio Discussion
    hi i am trying to calc the cap values i need ... and i must just be dumb. i have 3.5"s coaxs rated 120Hz - 22kHz (i suppose i want to block below 120hz) << what value capacitor? i have 6x9s 3ways rated at 48Hz - 22kHz << i suppose i want to block below 48Hz >> which value cap? all @ 4 ohms...
  16. Capacitors

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I'm trying to find what size capacitor I need, good brands, and good/fairly inexpensive places to buy them. I'm running two Alpine type r 122D's with a kenwood KAC-9105D amp Thanks
  17. Electrical for 1200wrms in 2010 jetta

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I got a 2010 jetta on a lease so cant do much under the hood :worried: I currently am gettin a Pierce audio wmd 10 d2 in a ported box and running it off a panasonic amp pushing 380wrms bridged with a 2 farad cap which kept voltage in my old car never lower than 13v. in my jetta the stock alt is...
  18. Capacitor installation questions

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I hope this is the right place to post this, didn't feel that there was a place in the installation section for this question... so i recently bought a Stinger SPC5010 10 farad capacitor in hope to help take some of the strain off my electrical system(ive got a subaru impreza 2.5i with stock...
  19. Using a Capacitor for main electrical instead of amp?

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    i just thought of this idea today. Since caps "stiffen" the voltage for whatever is on the receiving end then would this help the electrical system such as the lights from dimming? i realize you would need a lot of farads in order for this to work well but it could be worth a try. Has anyone...
  20. FS: Alumapro 5-farad cap - piano black

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Hello, I'm selling my used Alumapro 5-farad cap (piano black) because the lease on my RX8 is up soon. I'm asking $170 OBO plus actual shipping costs anywhere in the US. Thanks, Fil PICS:
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