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  1. Static Noise From JL Fix86

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Been working on an install on my '19 Civic for a few weeks now. I decided to run a JL Fix86 to clean the signal and fix the bass roll-off that is built into the Factory HU. After getting everything set up and multiple attempts/tweaks I consistently get a constant static noise coming from...
  2. Off and On Electrical Noise in system

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I just finished upgrading the stereo system on my Jaguar XE. I have the outs running into an MS-8 and then into 2 4 channel Dual Class D amps. I have all the grounds run to one location via a distribution strip hooked to the master grounding place on the vehicle (battery is in the trunk.)...
  3. Help with White Noise / Static in Front Speakers with 4-channel AMP

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Ok so i had installed a cheap pair of component speakers last month with a very cheap amp. Well the tweeters had static, so i thought it was the amp or speakers. I recently purchased a set of Morel Maximo 6's and a MB Quart ONX4.80 AMP. Well guess what the static is still there. The White...
  4. 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...
  5. Volume pot static and noise

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I installed a Nexus 7 in my car, and I decided I wanted to install a volume knob since the on screen volume adjustment doesn't work well while driving, and other users struggle to change the volume using the volume rockers. Basically I have a bluetooth receiver linked up to my N7, then the...
  6. Odd noise possible short?

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    1 pioneer head unit deh midbrand. 2x Polk mm1540dvc isobaric 1ohm Polk 1200watt amp 2 pair MM571 polk 500 watt 2channel bridged. Shuriken 2000W and 1500w crank So, one day I am playing within range 48 out of 62 volume well below clip and distortion. Output on sub amp 14-16vac. Speaker amp...
  7. Faint crackle coming from all 4 speakers after install...

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I just recently replaced all of the factory speakers in my 2004 GMC Sierra Crew Cab with Infinity Kappa 6.5s. I also installed a Kenwood Kac-8405 720-Watt 4/3/2-Channel Amplifier to power the speakers. I have the power wire run down the driver side of the truck and the RCAs run down the...
  8. Intermittent Static from Tweets

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I am experiencing an intermittent static/scratchy sound from my tweets. My system is comprised of the following: - Pioneer AVX4000 head unit w/ DVD bypass patch - JL HD900.5 - Polk MM 6501 (front) - Polk MM 651 (rear) - JL 13TW5 Stealthbox - JL Core Audio Connects RCA's - Monster speaker wire...
  9. Alternator Whine, Driving Me Crazy

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hey guys. I just recently installed a new system in my car. I am running a Kenwood KDC-BT755HD head unit, Infinity Reference 6030cs in the front and Polk Audio db691 in the rear. They are driven by a JVC KS-AX5104 amp. I have a REALLY bad whine coming from all speakers. This is the setup: - Ran...
  10. Car tweeters making high pitch winding noise/electric crackling noise?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I have two crescendo audio FT1 tweeters(80 watts rms 8 ohm each) both with cross overs running on a autotek amp I think its a 1000 watt MAXX 2 channel(1000.2 but I highly doubt it actually produces anywhere near 1000 watts), and I recently put my car in the shop for a tune up(oil change, ac...
  11. JBL MS-* Noise issues (2013 Ford Fusion OEM integration)

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I have recently installed a JBL MS-8 processor, after having read many of the reviews and several threads on this very forum. My goal was to bump up the factory output level, fix up the sound stage, and add a subwoofer to the system. To be clear, I wanted to both improve the quality and the...
  12. Audison Bit Ten D Noise Issue. Aargh. Help!

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Straight to the point, here's the set-up and then the problem... Audison 5-channel Voce Amp. Active Audison Voce components in the front taking up 4 channels and the 5th channel for a JL W6v2 ProWedge (sealed box) sub in the trunk. Kenwood Excelon head unit. Set-up questions so you don't have...
  13. Ready to tackle some alternator whine?

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Alright folks, I've been messing with car audio for a while now, but my alternator whine has me stumped. The situation is as follows: The car is 1996 Honda Accord 2.2L I have two Boston Accoustic GT series amps feeding front comps and rear coaxes. I also have one Alpine MRX-M240 for the subs...
  14. Different RCA Cables Causing Noise?

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Alright, so I just finished adding a new amp and rewiring a few things. I have a boston Gt2200 for my front comps and now a newly installed boston Gt2125 for my rear coaxes. After connecting the rca's to my rear amp, I get very noticable alternator whine and other noise. The noise is only...
  15. Help with Alternator whine! BMW M5

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Please help me diagnose and correct this alternator whine. I am somewhat of a noob, so please be gentle....... Car: 2001 BMW M5, battery is in the trunk Setup: Kenwood DNX9980HD (double din GPS, top of the line a year or so ago, recently bought used for a reputable person), JL HD900/5...
  16. Noisy Tweeters/ Low Volume Distortion

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Let me just start off by saying that this is my first post at DIY, and as such I may have put this in the wrong section. Please excuse me if that is the case. I have searched briefly for threads containing a similar problem, but came out empty handed. Nevertheless I may have missed something. If...
  17. Rockford Fosgate 3sixty.2 - Noise Floor Fix

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    I have heard alot of people say that one problem with the Rockford Fosgate 3sixty.2 is that it introduces a noise floor problem (an audible hiss). I had the same issue when I first installed mine. At first, I didn't really care too much since I have a convertible (= loud) and I couldn't hear...
  18. Alpine Imprint NOISE! Help steer me right...

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I have an Alpine iDA-X305 and the imprint processor PXA-H100 which mates with it. I just hooked them up and I was super excited to listen and then I turned on the stereo.... NOISE! Before I hooked up the PXA-H100 the stereo was completely quiet. If you had the volume set to its lowest...
  19. Went active with 880prs, now getting high pitched noise.

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I went active with my 880prs, and now I'm getting a high pitched whining noise that does not change in pitch with the engine at all. It is completely constant. When I turn the unit or just the screen off however, it goes away. Any ideas?
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