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  1. Tuning for Tailgating - Any tips?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I have an active system. Since my DSP allows for multiple presets/modes, I was thinking of making a preset for tailgating (playing music outside the vehicle for say, a pre-concert parking lot pre-game!) Anyone ever done anything like this? Any tips? My effort was I guess just going to be tuning...
  2. help with tuning my first SQ build

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    i am building my first SQ setup and i am still new to tuning more then just using a 40hz tone and DD-1 and I wanted to ask about time alignment and tuning... okay first my build front : illusion audio Electra E6 6.5 components (crossover and woofer only)- active zapco I force tweeters- active...
  3. Please can someone give me advice or shed some light on my situation :)

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    Firstly, hello to everyone. I joined this forum to hopefully get some assistance regarding my issue. My current Audio setup in my car sounds absolutely horrendous and im not sure what is to blame so i will list all my equipment and hopefully someone can tell me if my issue is a tuning or...
  4. Looking to pay someone to tune my car!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Hello all great community learned a lot . I live in Eldred PA 16731 wondering if anyone close buy would be willing to come and tune my car for some $. I have a 2 way active system with a dayton 408 dsp. I have rew and a good laptop with dayton mic. I know the basics but just need someone to do...
  5. Tuning Of Split Port (Double Baffle)

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hey all, quick question that I couldn't seem to find the answer to anywhere else Referring to this image https://imgur.com/fJsO1hW How does the tuning work in a double baffle configuration where the port width effectively changes along its length? Do you use the wider or the narrower width...
  6. Looking for a "tuner" in the Los Angeles area.

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I apologize if this is the wrong forum for this. Title says it. Helix DSP.3 Mosconi Amps Dynaudio Speakers Cheezy sub (this is the next thing to get an upgrade) Front stage is active 3 way Dynaudio Esotec 362 Rear speakers is being run passive, 2 way esotec 242 set. I'm looking for someone...
  7. Static Noise From JL Fix86

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    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...
  8. Question about Test Tones and Tuning HU/Amps

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    So I'm ready to tune my amps and head unit for my new system! I'll be tuning using an o-scope and test tones. I had been going off a popular post over at SMD, but I ran into two conflicting statements from the author. Just looking to clear up the right answer. First statement: Step 1: Tuning...
  9. Helix DSP tuning help

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    Hi everyone, I have installed my helix dsp mini and have been playing with the tuning of my car for about 2 weeks now. I am using a pioneer 80prs in standard mode with single rca from front outs to the helix. I had my system near perfect in network mode but I am upgrading my headunit to a...
  10. MiniDSP vs Cadence DSP4.8 and general tuning questions.

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    I am currently planning to upgrade the base stereo system on my BMW E90. The plan is as follows: IDQ12 in a 30L corner loaded enclosure, powered by class D 650W RMS amp, Audison AP8 underseats cheap rear speakers that can handle power without blowing instantly. Focal IFBMW-C in the doors(already...
  11. Tuning a Rockford Fosgate R500X1D Amp for Subwoofers

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    Today I installed a MTX Terminator TNE212D loaded sub enclosure with a Rockford Fosgate R500X1D amp. Everything seems to be working as it should and all that's left is to set the amp properly. I'm using the factory head unit and have tapped into the rear stock subs for the amp input. Many of the...
  12. MS-8 Integration with New Amp & Speakers in Factory 2014 Fusion w/MFT

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    New to the forum, and copied some of this information from another member (DanMc85) since my setup is pretty similar. I'm looking for some help to properly setup my JBL MS-8 for integration into my 2014 Ford Fusion Titanium. I’ve thus far ran all new wiring, installed a new center speaker in...
  13. Perfect RTA, but MidBass gets flat?

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Rookie Tuner here so please be gentle: Each time I tune my system to match the standard ATF curve on the Helix I am disappointed with the resulting midbass, specifically I lose all punch in the mid bass area. I'm running a Helix P6 120 watts to Hertz ML 6.5's in the doors LPF at 250 hz -24db...
  14. JBL MS-8 Crossover Settings? - Looking for Recommendations

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hi Guys, I am looking to properly setup my JBL MS-8 to the best of my ability. Sorry for my long first post, but wanted to provide as much info as I had available to me to get settings recommendations. I need to configure the crossover settings on my JBL MS-8 before doing the timing and...
  15. Tuning with DMM, out of ideas.

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I'm relatively new to car audio as this is my first personal system, but I'm completely out of ideas as to what may be going on even after months of searching. I bought a 600w subwoofer package back in March of this year which included a Boss CXXM1250 amp and an Audiopipe TXX BD1-12 sub. The...
  16. JBL MS-8 calibration help

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    Hello everyone. Now, before everyone rolls their eyes for another MS-8 thread, I'd like to mention that I have done tons and TONS of reading on this thing over the past 6+ months including almost everything Andy from JBL (at the time), and others said about it in the FAQ thread. Creating...
  17. Tuning Advice PLEASE!!

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Currently got my system all set up, Alpine type R 10inch, Alpine MRX-M110, and Pioneer AVH-x5700bhs. I initially used the tuning page on crutchfeild to set up my gain, and LPF. However my deck has LPF built into it, and crossovers along with HPF, LPF and couple other settings for my mids and...
  18. Audison Calibration Cd

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    Does anyone have a copy of the audion calibration cd? I'll pay :) I ripped out my system from an 05 srt8 300c and installed it into a 2014 ram 3500 with the uvonnect 8.4an. Bit ten d connected to the amped outputs of FR and FL so I have full control over everything via the head unit. However...
  19. Need Help Tuning First Sub Enclosuere

    General Car Audio Discussion
    HI Im building a subwoofer box and need help determining port length. The Box is 2.188 Ft^3 and will have 2 round 3 inch PVC port. The ports will stick out of the box 5 1/4 inches I want to tune it tune 32Hz (is this good for rap and EDM?) My question is A port calculator website gave me a...
  20. Build Log V2 (06' Si)

    Build Logs & Project Install Gallery
    Seeing I'm venturing into more SQL over the on the fence deal I have been doing which can be seen in my previous build log: 06' Si DD SQ build - Realm of Excursion I've been talking to @sbaumbaugh about helping me out learning the ropes with tuning and so far things have been great. We meet up...
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