I purchased this amp cause it doesn't require a line out converter. That 5th channel has a sub positive and sub negative input. . Installing the amp An amp wiring kit like this one will make installing your 4 channel amp much easier. C: Attach the speaker wires to the terminals You have many options for this, google how to connect your wires and the amplifier or read the manual that is provided. I would like to avoid doing any work behind the stereo, for there isn't much room to work with.Next
Of course needs to be Bluetooth capable as well. Then sand the fiberglass and put some bonds and sand that. Using another of those 9-conductor cables, you'd connect from the radio harness to the amp's speaker-level inputs. Speaker 2 negative to speaker 3 positive. And under no circumstances should you connect the output of a receiver to the output of an amplifier - that will damage something.Next
I don't think your reading at 1000 Hz will be very accurate, so don't depend on that for setting gain. Use a jigsaw for this operation , and make sure you wear eye protection. In this article we look at how and when to connect 2 speakers in parallel or series. They actually pay me to ramble on, rant, and explain the things I love about music, electronics, and getting good sound. It provides a flat sound that doesn't provide any real depth or clarity to my music. I don't know what's wrong with your setup.Next
You shouldn't ever have to cut factory wiring. I appreciate your comment and the question, too. Note: At this time you are only attaching the positive wire to the battery, the negative wire can be attached to any metal on the car frame. Buck Pomerantz I've been tinkering with electronics ever since I was a kid - starting with taking apart and putting back together televisions and radios. What you think cud possibly be the issue? This is because two 8 ohm speakers in parallel makes the total load impedance 4 ohms.Next
I do have a question about this however. I get the hook up you are describing. A great way to get a remote turn-on signal is to use an plus a 2A to 10A fuse in your vehicle's fuse box attached to a 12-volt circuit that is only on when the vehicle is on. So if you're upgrading a complex system, using a line output converter might be your best option. Attach the positive to the battery with a fuse outlined in in the last step 2. In 2006, I finally came to my senses and got this job at Crutchfield. Am I overthinking this or is this a problem? Step 2: Gain access to the speakers and tweeters Each vehicle is different, but gaining access to your speakers as a straightforward process.Next
Also want to be able to control the volume from on the deck. For more on this see Also if the speakers each have a different impedance, then there will be different power levels available to each speaker. Another strategy would be to use a vehicle-specific and to install a new amplifier in your Grand Cherokee. Would it be possible to connect the front speaker wires of the receiver to the front speaker wires coming from the amp with the amplified sound and front wires of the aftermarket harness? One question about this method though. Some vehicles come with their factory tweeters mounted right there. It connects to the factory radio's speaker wires and converts the speaker-level signal to a preamp-level signal.Next
I only don't want to connect it because I am thinking I will over power the tweeter and also don't want to take away from the front 6. Not knowing exactly what amplifier or subwoofers you have make it impossible to give advice about them, though. I had these in first before I decided to fiberglass a custom box 4. Each amp manufacturer does it differently - some use interconnecting cables, some use switches. I have watched many videos and read many articles on how to wire a 5 channel amp but still have confusion with two things.
Common Tweeter placement Sail panel : sail panel is the part situated in the top corner of your door window. In other words, use the factory amplifier's output harness instead of the radio's. Once the old speakers are removed, use you wiring harness to attach the new speakers to the system. I am ordering a 5 channel amp soon to step my game up and I am trying to figure out how to wire it correctly! If you bought any of your gear at Crutchfield, you could call Tech Support for free help troubleshooting your system. A 2 channel amp will run 2 speakers or one bridged sub. To help remove your panels, invest in a door panel removal tool.Next