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  1. General Car Audio Discussion
    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...
  2. 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...
  3. General Car Audio Discussion
    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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I have a Audison Bit One. And would like to know the crossover settings for each PHD speaker... Anyone know if PHD supplies this information, or is there a standard starting range I can begin to play with? Vehicle is a Dodge Ram Crew Cab. * Tweeters are mounted in a pillar off access at 90...
  7. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Re: active tuning my components Trying to tune in a problem vehicle w/ a lot of things working against me... The factory mid/tweeter locations in my 2013 Jeep Wrangler put the tweeters up on the dash cross-firing into the cabin and the mid's below the dash where your knee would rest and behind...
  8. General Car Audio Discussion
    So I have some new clarion speakers in my truck, but i'm also running a 1200W clarion 15" sub in my truck also. The speakers are not amplified, they are simply just running off of my stock system. The problem is that there is too much bass running through my speakers. So i went into the PRO EQ...
  9. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    So focal utopia 4 way active, no. 7 + 21wx sub off a pioneer p99rs. All set up, been going for a few months, my install has the mid and tweet above dash near A pillars, and mid/bass in bottom of doors with sub in boot. It all sounds great, got it TA'd pretty much right in front of my face...
  10. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hi all I'm running my stage off a p99rs. Fully active focal utopia no7 with a 21wx. Ive got the 21 going rolled off to 80, midbass 80 to 250, mids 250 to 3.15 tweets from here up roll off, everthing is on a 36db slope as I want as little overlap as possible. I have no frequency gap between any...
  11. General Car Audio Discussion
    I have a kenwood x796 head unit, which has a 3 band parametric equalizer. I would like actual instruments and music to be more noticeable than vocals. My head unit has a mid adjust feature with bands at .5k, 1k, 1.5k, and 2.5k. It also has the q factor and level adjust. What are the best...
  12. System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    i like sq over spl anyday. but i still want my system to get earsplitting loud which i doubt will be a problem. my main question is which type of subwoofer box will sound the best and get the most vibrations into my body?:D i was thinking about either a simple sealed enclosure or a 30hz tuned...
  13. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    i just got two new subs in the mail today and im going to build a custom box. i need to have a 3.6 cubic volume inside the box to get the maximum recommended size. what i would like to know is how do i calculate out the subwoofer and port inside the box to reach my goal of 3.6 inches. i tried...
  14. New Member Introduction
    hello fellow audiophiles! i joined the forum because i want to learn how to tune and build custom enclosures instead of stealing others deisgns :laugh: but im terrible at math so bear with me when i ask stupid questions. :laugh:
  15. General Car Audio Discussion
    Hey guy, Just replaced my Apline CDE 121 head unit with the Pioneer DEH-80PRS. I live in Taiwan and ordered it online so the guys who installed it couldn't read the instructions on how to tune it properly, and I also don't really know. Im running Front left and right, Alpine 5" speaker and Rear...
  16. General Car Audio Discussion
    I am new here and new to tuning so I thank you in advance for your patience and your help. I have a 2004 4-runner (previously JBL system) and everything is professonally installed in factory locations. My setup: Pioneer Deh-80prs Hertz HSK165 (front doors) Hertz HCX 165 (rear doors) highs are...
  17. How-To Articles Provided by our members
    My best imprint tuning advice would be to follow the directions, oddly enough. Set the gains on your component amp to 1/2, exactly 12 o'clock on the gain dial. Somehow imprint is designed to test the amplifiers gain sensitivity or something. I found cutting the sub amp gain to the lowest...
  18. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    hey. im new to this forum but not new to car audio. no pro just yet but i have been doing installs for about a year now and want to increase my knowledge. to the point now. I recently redid my entire system in my 01 GMC Sonoma. Type-R 6.5" component speakers in the doors and Memphis audio 4x6"...
  19. Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hello. I'm having some difficulty going from a pioneer head unit to an Eclipse. It seems like the Eclipse is really heavy on lower midrange. Some songs sound great with the HU eq almost flat on all levels (Cept bass freq). Other songs are extremely overpowered on low-mids (Lower freq...
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