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  1. Help with subwoofer and component speakers!

    General Car Audio Discussion
    So I recently added a subwoofer, amp and a new head unit to my 2008 Jeep Wrangler. I also have The kicker speaker upgrade which are 2 door speakers and 2 sound bar speakers rated at 75w rms each. My new head unit is a Sony XAV-AX5000 and I’m unable to turn the volume up past half without the...
  2. Setting up an active crossover using Head Unit settings

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    After installing an amp to run my front splits active, and the amp blowing a woofer due to it kindly sending a DC signal ?, I've picked up a set of Hertz Mille Pro MPK 165.3 speakers, with a Hertz DPower 4 amp to run them. I have a Pioneer AVH-Z2050BT head unit, which is capable of a 3-way...
  3. Problem with new head unit.

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I recently installed a double din head unit in my truck. I went to try and insert a dvd to see that it worked properly and found it would not take a disc in. I have removed the two screws in the top that are for shipping purposes. It is Power Acoustik brand so nothing fancy. I was hoping someone...
  4. Searching for 1DIN unit to my setup

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hi! I was reading this forum for a long time and finally i've decided to post. I'm searching a 1din unit (i think 2din is possible too but i thought about mounting rux above the HU) that supports "FLAC"(not that necessary), BT and Time Correction (Time alignment) I have separate DSP (Alpine...
  5. Optimizing head unit settings and eq for max quality

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Ok guys so Idk if any of you seen my last post but I fixed most and I mean 80-90% of the piercing noise coming through my speakers. As far as quality goes I'm missing some of that now idk what i did but with that pitchyness that i was experiencing the quality of the music was supreme. Any...
  6. Help with clipping and head unit

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Ok so I'm getting really pitchy highs when I turn my volume up on my Kenwood KFC-X303 cd receiver. I had a friend tell me to lower the right end of the line graph and I did so. Then he told me to lower the gain. I'm pretty new to car audio so I found two gains one in the crossover and one in DTE...
  7. Help me with speaker upgrade for Wife's birthday!

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hi everyone! My wife drives a Jeep Renegade, which has an absolutely terrible stock 6 speaker sound system. I am going to do an upgrade for her birthday and need help finding the best speakers within my budget. From what I can gather on the stock system, all power comes from the HU (not sure on...
  8. New Headunit vs Modifying factory unit

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi, so I have a 2010 Vauxhall Insignia, I was looking to buy a new double dinn radio , cant post a link due to post count but it was a basic fm/am 4x50w kenwood double din for about 160gbp, had camera input but i dont have a reversing cam and had a screen too of course but i looked around for...
  9. Pioneer head unit noise/whine in 2001 WRX

    Equipment Repair and Modification
    Hi guys, not sure where this post belongs, figured I'd try here. So I have an 01 WRX, with a pioneer headunit installed by the previous owner, there is no amp at this stage. I believe the unit is an AVH-X2600BT, or something very similar from pictures I can track down. I began to notice the...
  10. Help with car pc display

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hey, just wondering if someone can help with some questions about the display for my car pc. I've been looking for a while and the only displays I can find which fit the criteria I'm looking for are ultrabook displays and high end tablet displays. I'm just wondering where or how I can hook...
  11. Honda Accord 2013-2017 (9th Gen) Stereo install Kit

    eBay
    Hi all, This is for all the Non-Touchscreen Honda Accord 2013 to 2017 owners that are disappointed with the factory sound system. After owning a 9.5th Gen Accord and trying the Metra 99-7804b kit with no success, I decided to make my own solution and offering it to any user that wants to...
  12. Audison Bit One & output voltages

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hello Friends, Been a while since I posted here. I've been busy but I decided to pick up my old hobby again. I was hooked up with some excellent stuff. Got myself an Audison Bit One DSP for just $100, and some other stuff. Rockford T1500bcp for just $200. Now, I've got some kind of Android...
  13. What to upgrade first: 2011 F-150 with Sony system

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hey everyone, I just got a 2011 F-150 SuperCrew with the optional Sony "upgrade." Despite the claimed 700w, max volume is anemic and there's very little bass. I'm trying to figure out what order to replace things in and was hoping there were some folks here who could give me advice for this...
  14. Alpine DVA-7996 DVD/CD Digital Optical Out

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: Alpine DVA-7996 Condition of all items: 5/10. Works and sounds great. Rough cosmetically. Cd's are a little slow to eject. Be careful with burned cd's, but the sound quality is amazing. No internal amp, only outputs, and a digital optical output if you've got the...
  15. 1964 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL CONVERTIBLE MODERN AUDIO HELP

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I need your advice please, I went to the audio store and got a list of stuff to install on my '64 convertible, the deadline for this car is April 24 I need it done by then! I got a good deal on everything (did not buy it yet) I want to get aproval from you guys and the installer first, what do...
  16. SoundStream and USB

    Car Pc & Tablet Installation Forum
    Hi all, I am having an issue here with my SoundStream VR-74H2B when I try to use it with USB flash drive . The things is I can only view and play 1120 MP3's. No matter how I try and configure the folders and the files I still get the same results :confused::confused::confused::confused: Is...
  17. FS: Kenwood X998

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: Kenwood X998 Condition of all items: New Total Price: :$175.00 Shipping Terms: Included Pictures: Attached Additional info:I was going to use this radio in my own car. Once the car went south, the need was no longer there. Here is a chance to get a nice radio. I...
  18. FS: Pioneer DEX-P99RS Head Unit

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: Pioneer DEX-P99RS Condition of all items: Used but in good working condition Some light scratches on the face, tried to catch them in the pics No remote, sleeve or mic Includes aftermarket wire harness (no remote wire), ip bus to rca adapter and 2.5mm to 3.5mm...
  19. Faster Head Unit Boot or Always ON.

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Many newer head units have very long boot times, often 20-40 seconds. I would like to do one of three solutions. 1. Wire the head unit to be always on. The amps will turn off when the car turns off, but the head unit will remain powered, even overnight. This will obviously drain the battery...
  20. Impala 2003 won't start after aftermarket radio installation

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Recently attempted to install aftermarket radio in Impala and now it won't start here's what exactly happened: 1. Began radio installation, removed dashboard, removed previously installed aftermarket radio kenwood kdc 135 2. During removal of old radio, two copper ends sparked 3. Disconnected...
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