Go Back   Home > Forums > >
Home Forums Rules Articles diyAudio Store Blogs Gallery Wiki Register Donations FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Tuning a system
Tuning a system
Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 17th December 2007, 04:11 PM   #1
pityocamptes is offline pityocamptes  Ireland
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Default Tuning a system

I have a question with regards to "tuning" a system. I recently down loaded a 60 hz 0db cd and measured the amps (2) (one for the highs and one for the lows) AC output voltage with the HU at 75-80% and all internal EQ settings off. The system sounds good.

However, I am adding a Clarion external EQ that has base boost along with gain settings for the highs (front output), it also has a volume control on the EQ. How do I go about setting the system parameters with the EQ in line?

Do I leave the HU at the 75-80% volume mark and just use the Clarion volume control? IS there a way around that since the EQ is not really within hand reach? Also, do I need to remeasure the voltage output if I up the gain for the different frequencies on the Clarion EQ? Thoughts? Thanks!
  Reply With Quote
Old 17th December 2007, 09:02 PM   #2
jol50 is offline jol50  United States
diyAudio Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
I don't know what kind of EQ it is, but with a gain/volume on it odds are its a line driver. The idea is to run the HU lower at say 2/3 volume with the system maxed out. That way you don't stress the HU and ensure a clean signal to the amps.
  Reply With Quote

Reply


Tuning a systemHide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
tuning a box too low? jaygeorge1979 Subwoofers 10 29th July 2016 06:48 PM
Tuning a stereo system pityocamptes Car Audio 15 11th November 2007 12:31 PM
Tuning Qes Qts Bl Mms P Zolt Multi-Way 10 21st April 2005 05:24 PM
tuning system tenderland Car Audio 1 7th September 2004 05:33 AM
tuning below Fs BAM Multi-Way 4 12th March 2003 04:32 AM


New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 05:41 PM.


Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Resources saved on this page: MySQL 16.67%
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©1999-2017 diyAudio
Wiki