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  1. Using separate crossovers for tweeters?

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Ok, so I'm trying to upgrade just the speakers on my micra k14. From my research I've discovered the current woofers are wired in parallel with the tweeters. I think the tweeter itself has a frequency filter. My new set of speakers will be focal rse-165 which have their own passive crossovers...
  2. Installing Component Speakers - Genesis Coupe

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hey all. I'm not experienced with audio equipment and I've come across some issues with my installation process. Car : 2014 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Rspec 3.8L (Without upgraded sound from factory) Head Unit: Sony XAV-AX1000 Mono Amp: Phoenix Gold d.1000 Subwoofers: Phoenix Gold 12in 500 watt RMS...
  3. Is this wiring correct?

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    2 x 4 ohm dvc - 200w rms 1 x 2 ohm dvc - 400w rms 800w rms amp @ 2 ohm 4 ohm dvcs wired in parallel for 2 ohm load, then together in series to create a 4 ohm load. 2 x 4 ohm in parallel with the 1 x 2 ohm. Total load of 2 ohms at amp. Power gets split 50% for 1 x 2 ohm dvc, 25% for each 4 ohm...
  4. Aftermarket rearview camera for 2015 GMC Terrain.

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hi. I'm new to this, but I have a question that I can't find a straight forward answer to anywhere. The factory backup camera in my 2015 GMC Terrain must have gotten moisture inside the lens and the picture is cloudy. I bought an aftermarket camera online thinking I could just unplug the old one...
  5. New Headunit, Audio Tearing + No Rear Sound

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Hello everyone first post here, I was replacing the headunit in my Jaguar 2003 X-type no nav and purchased a sony unit. I had power problems with that unit because it had some crazy built in amp(hi-power) so I decided to go with a JVC KW-R940BTS. I wired everything correctly and tried it out and...
  6. Audiopipe txx-db2 12 inch

    DIY Home & Pro Audio
    So I have this audiopipe txx-db2 12" 1500 watt peak. I have a boss 1100 watt monoblock amp. How should I wire this for best sound?
  7. Questions about amp installation (power wiring, gain, heat)

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I am trying to put both a Precision Power i1000.1 mono amp and a miniDSP C-DSP 6x8 in my car and I have three questions, all equally important, regardless of length. 1. Could someone please explain what equipment I need to power both of these devices simultaneously from my battery? Like what...
  8. Lead acid and agm battery

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    Can you use an lead acid battery up front for starter and an agm in the back. Run the wire from alt to the back and to the lead battery front? Or run from lead acid to agm in the back with an isolator? Just wondering if I can run these batteries for right now. I have a 2500.1 skar on 2 10s...
  9. Good or bad idea

    General Car Audio Discussion
    So I have this idea that most true eletriction would say bad idea but here is the thing I'm thinking. I have 3 capacitors connected to my system. (Sorry don't know sizes) but with them connected my lights don't flicker. When NOT connected my music sounds better. So here is the idea/question ...
  10. Speaker Phase in 2005 Kia Sportage.

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I've just started to upgrade my factory door speakers to new ones, and while I have my front two door speakers wired and installed, I've learned that these two along with the factory rear speakers are ALL out of phase... Is this normal for a Kia? Because I wired my new speakers with positive to...
  11. Audiofrog GB 3way,Helix DSP PRO/USB/Director,Helix 4ch/1ch Amps,KnuKonceptz Amp Kit

    Car Audio Classifieds
    Looking to sell my 'dream' collection, as I sold the F150 this was intended for and the Bose in the new truck is 'good enough' for the 5min commutes to work. Product Brand & Model: 1. Audiofrog GB10 2. Audiofrog GB25 3. Audiofrog GB60 4. Helix DSP Pro with USB HEC and Director (WILL NOT...
  12. Alternator upgrade & Wiring question

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Can anyone recommend a reliable source where I could obtain a not overly priced high output alternator? I have a 2015 Subaru Legacy 2.5i / 2.5L U5 (2.5L H4 SOHC 16V) I need to power my new SoundQubed S1-2250 AMP which pulled between 90 to 307Amps on the dyno depending upon speaker Ω. It...
  13. Wiring Diagram Help

    General Car Audio Discussion
    I am currently trying to wire an amp and subs into my new 2018 Acura ILX base model which has 6 speakers. I can not find a wiring diagram anywhere. I am new to wiring amps and subs so overexplaining is not bad. First off I need to know which harness the car speakers are connected to? Secondly, I...
  14. Tweeter wiring question - no sound (2012 Ford Expedition EL)

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi - I have a 2012 Ford Expedition EL with stock system/tweeters in the sail panel. Left tweeter was blown, so I'm replacing with the Rockford Fosgate Prime R1T-S. The door panel had the stock tweeter wired into a cable that then connected to the mid on the door itself. I cut the connections to...
  15. Powering Bluetooth Adapter from Fuse Tap?

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Okay, this doesn't exactly have to do with speakers, but it does involve a Bluetooth audio adapter and wiring, so I hope this isn't too out of place. :P The power outlets in my car are always on, a feature that I don't like, but oh well. I'm using a Bluetooth adapter (SoundBot SB360) that is...
  16. Replace Stereo with Nissan 6 CD Changer...

    Technical & Advanced Car Audio Discussion
    I have Nissan Teana having Head unit and an additional 6cd changer with that... Now i want to replace the additional cd changer with a stereo having usb/bluetooth... I have seen the wiring harness and tried to understand the wiring diagram... Apart from power supply wires and speaker wires...
  17. Need help with fuses !!

    General Car Audio Discussion
    hey, im upgrading my amp to 1000 watts and running 4 ga wire, im gonna need a new inline fuse, my amp manual says recommended 80amp fuse rating, should i put exactly and 80amp fuse or would it hurt to use a 100amp fuse? which would be better to use
  18. Newbie needs some help upgrading my system.

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    Hello all, I have a 1994 Dodge Dakota extended cab truck that I am upgrading the sound system in. It's still got the original factory radio set-up and speakers at the moment. Just so you know, I am a newbie at this and a college student with low cash reserves. ;) Last weekend I picked up the...
  19. Dual Class D Amp power wiring selection

    System Design: Help Me Choose Equipment For My Car
    I'm throwing my hands in the air. I've been researching past threads on this topic for a few hours and am having a hard time seeing consistency in the responses given when people are asking for guidance on power wire selection for a dual digital amp setup. So, I'm throwing this request for help...
  20. Installing stereo and amp

    General Car Audio Discussion
    Hi, I am trying to install an Alpine 445u amp with a new Sony stereo. I have found all sorts of diagrams online for this seemingly simple installation. But, I am confused about how power gets to the stereo! The diagrams show power going to the amp, speakers being attached at the amp, the blue...
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