Subwoofer Installation?

Here’s the thing: you may be thinking that free-air subs are simpler to set up than standard subs, because they don’t need a box. This is not true. Free-air subwoofers don’t need an enclosed air space, but they do need a baffle. That means that the front of the subwoofer needs to be completely separated […]

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Best 6X9 speakers?

So basically what you need is a 6×9 that performs well at low power. I have always been impressed with Infinity/JBL as far as low power efficiency. Even though these can handle a lot of power – I would expect them to work well with just the head unit running them: http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_1773… Most of the […]

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Can you replace 12 volts 200 watts subwoofer?

It depends on the subwoofer and amplifier. The symbol stands for ohms which is a measure of electrical resistance known as impedance. If the impedance of the replacement subwoofer is lower than the impedance an amplifier is rated to handle (i.e. the minimum stable impedance), then the answer is no. If it is equal or […]

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Why aren’t my 6×9 speakers fading to the back of my car?

Could be a number of things, but we don’t have enough info to give you an informed answer. Stock system? Aftermarket? What head unit? Is an external amp powering the speakers or are they running directly off the head unit? If it’s stock — maybe the radio is not working correctly. If there’s an amp, […]

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Any places that install car subs?

Best buy is probably the most common option, but their techs range from decent to barely literate. The specialized car audio shops usually have competent techs, but could be priced a little higher. The best thing to do would be to look up a local shop — tell them what car you have, what you […]

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Can I cut and join an audio optic fiber cable?

You can, if you know what you’re doing, but based on the fact that you’re asking such a question I’m guessing you don’t know. 😉 Basically, you need to splice the ends (either mechanically or by heat), or else fit connectors. See eg. this article https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optical_fi…

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I got harassed by a cop for loud music?

Dude there are noise ordinance laws. You were probably exceeding the allowable decibels. The police officer was just doing his job and was well within his rights to ask for your license, registration, and insurance. He could have given you a ticket but he chose instead to give you a warning. So he was being […]

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