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  1. How do I turn line level wire coming from the HU into an RCA plug?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    For the sake of simplification, assume I have only two audio wires coming out of my HU, one positive and one negative for a mono signal. These audio wires are carrying line level signal, NOT speaker level. I need to get this line level mono signal into a “box” that only has one RCA input. How do...
  2. bass cuts out, rca line out problem

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi guys, new here, 1st post. Getting back into car audio after maybe 10years. Trying to do it before my 3rd kid arrives. Just adding a sub into my 2014 Kia Sorento with factory HU with stock speakers for now. My goal, just looking for some low end thump, sq oriented. Not looking to wake up the...
  3. Help! Line out converter trouble

    New Member Introduction
    Hi I am very new to this forum so I’m not sure if this thread is in the right place but anyway... I have just bought a 2009 VW GOLF GT and am trying to swap the subwoofer from my old car into my golf. In my old car I was using an aftermarket stereo so I could connect the sub via the rca outputs...
  4. ixos rca/ or others

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Product Brand & Model: ixos rca GT, but will take others (let me know) need 4 pairs of 3-6 feet Condition of all items: 100 functional like new, appearance: no nicks or cuts Total Price: : you tell me Shipping Terms: : I pay Pictures: - Unless you are a Upgraded member, or your last 10...
  5. 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...
  6. FS - Amp(s) Installation Kit (TSpec / Street Wires / RadaFlex)

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    Product Brand & Model: TSpec / Street Wires / RadaFlex 2 - StreetWires Interlock 1/0 82' - TSpec V10 Oxygen Free Speaker Wire - V10SW12125-WB 3 Sets - TSpec V10/RT810P 1/0 Set Screw Terminals 2 - TSpec V12-2148PN - P/N Brass Battery Terminal - (2) 0/4 AWG IN (2) 8 AWG Out 1 - TSpec V12FDB-124M...
  7. RCA - 117" Mogami 2534 Cables

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    Product Brand & Model RCA - 117" Mogami 2534 Cables Condition of all items Brand New Total Price $20.00 includes shipping Shipping Terms Free. Included in price Additional info This is a brand new cable built buy Joe on this form, before he discontinued making cables. He sold the...
  8. FREE - Speaker Wire

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    Product Brand & Model: IXOS SW11G Speaker Wire - 11 Gauge Condition of all items: Brand New Total Price: $0 Shipping Terms: Shipping USPS - $20.00 (Paypal Gift) Pictures: : Attached Additional info:Unused speaker wire. two 9+ Foot of premium speaker wire. The overall condition is brand...
  9. TG's Build Log

    Build Logs & Project Install Gallery
    Hello, everyone this is my second post. I'd like to share with you the beginnings of my car audio build, the planning and the execution. I'd encourage your help along the way. I'm an open book, and I will certainly appreciate any help you all provide. Let me begin real quick by letting you all...
  10. NEW Stinger 20Ft level 3 2Ch RCA cable

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    Product Brand & Model: Stinger RCA 2 ch 20ft level 3 Model SHI2320 Condition of all items: New BNIB Total Price: : $24.50 Shipping Terms: : Free USPS priority to Continental US Canada add shipping and insurance Pictures: - Unless you are a Upgraded member, or your last 10 iTrader...
  11. FREE - Stringer Pro Series 12 Gauge Speaker Wire

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    Product Brand & Model: Stinger Pro Series 12 Gauge Speaker Wire, Manufacturer Website Description: Stinger Electronics | Product Details This wire cost at retail about $1.00 per foot. Condition of all items: All Wire is Brand New. I cut them into a few pieces. 2 - 14', 1-6' and 1-5'...
  12. FS: RCA Wire and RCA Connectors

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    Product Brand & Model: Wire: GLS Audio Bulk Mic Cable - 140' (Blue) Connector: GLS Audio 24K Gold RCA Plugs and Connectors - 10 Pack Manufacturer Product Descriptions Wire: Connector...
  13. 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...
  14. No RCA output from any amps?? Please help

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I just installed a new headunit, wired 4 new door speakers, a new 4 channel amp, and put my two old amps and two old subs back in the car. The headunit powers on, as well as all three amps, and none of them turn on in protection mode. No sound comes out either subs, or door speakers. We moved...
  15. alternator whine DISASTER!

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    When i installed my second hifonics amp, i started picking up the alternator whine and some buzzing through the speakers. I bought a stinger ground loop isolator and plugged it in between my daisy chained amps, and the whine did not change. So, i grounded the tiny little red wires that were...
  16. amp only playing one channel theough all speakers!

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I have a Kenwood HU with only one set of preouts, so i have my hifoics bmy rz1200 hooked up thrpugh those. Then, rcas from the output on that to two rca splitters to the 4 channel input of my hifonics 4 channel. my speakers are only playing the left or right channel not sure which one. what...
  17. Noob rca to aux question.

    General Car Audio Discussion
    So I have an aftermarket stereo unit in my car but it doesn't have an auxilary input. I looked at the back of the unit and saw RCA inputs so I hooked up an RCA to AUX cable and changed the media source to line in to play my ipod. However there is no sound. Any idea on what I need to do?
  18. Audioquest Sidewinder rca cables - audiophile

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    Product Brand & Model: Audioquest Sidewinder Condition of all items: mint Total Price: : Component Video 1m- $60 Stereo 1m - $30 (I think I have a 2nd pair, let me know if you want both for $50, and I'll find it.) Shipping Terms: : Included Pictures: Additional info: Never...
  19. Power & Signal Runs, Does It Matter Which Side?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I've always been of the mind that, ideally, you would run power and signal down different sides of the car. Is this necessarily true? TIA
  20. Help with my RCA build, PLUS can anyone find this thing!?

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hello everyone, I have done a lot of searching on RCA's and I still have a few unanswered questions... I am going to provided pics and # questions that I hope some of you can help me answer. This is my system layout... iPhone>iStreamer>MS-8> ARC AUDIO 4200/2300 SE Question 1: First of all can...