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Old 27th April 2009, 12:15   #286
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elll i played a little more to find tht when i put the fader to all the way Rear 12 the music disappears..
Are the rear speakers driven from HU & rest from amp?

If yes then check if Amp Canceler is on or off. If its on then there is nothing wrong just switch it off

Nishant & Frank please update us with the results of Sunday's ICE meet
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we met at 5 gardens near wadala. nishant, abhishek (invinsible), tanmay (st anger) and me.
we had a listen in nishant's car first. then we moved to my car and had a small demo. then tanmay's car. and last but not the least, we auditioned abhishek's car.

nishant and tanmay had the clarion HU's in their car (tanmay has the 776USB, very similar, no ipod direct and comes with a neat steering remote) and abhishek was running with the stock HU in the fabia.
the clarions sound very refined, and there's a load of tweakability there. nishan't car sounded quite awesome, and the electras and mk2 sub never failed to impress.

tanmay has 2 pairs of components and a pair of amplifiers in his car. he is in the process of upgrading the components(from the slightly bright hifonics) and his sub(zenon), and they will be a perfect match for the clarion hu and the 2 amps (good clarion amp and the mighty 75.4)

as far as abhisheks fabia was concerned, the morel components sounded quite brilliant and astonished me with the detail, even from the stock HU. he has a pair of amps running in his boot too, decent ones at that(alpine v series f550 and kenwood 2 channel amp). his DXZ785USB is waiting for the stock dash kit from Skoda, and he has plans to upgrade his sub(hand made one from usa, slightly old)

In all, we met for a few hours, chilled, auditioned each others' cars and had fun.
it was a clarion wallahs(st anger,nishantgandhi and invinsible) vs the other's(me) meet! lol

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Cool sounds like good fun. Sadly I couldnt make it.

I face two issues currently

- My low quality MP3s (damn where do I get good SQ ones for my favs :( )

- In few songs (SPL types) I believe the Dashboard speaker's grille vibrates. I have some Noise kill with me but the postion is too tricky. If i Damp it from edge openings(where I feel it vibrates) it would be difficult to remove the 4 inch comp later.
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why not get a fibre glass enclosure made for the midbass? you can keep it open too. will look nice!

EDIt: didnt you get the 6.5 inch midbass?
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Even i got a Clarion DXZ 785USB and honestly its a killer unit... next step is to upgrade the speakers and add a sub with a cool amplifier..

sigh! expenses!!

But even with the stock Honda speakers, the clarity is awesome!
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@frank- Yes i Did but the old 4 incher is still lying in its stock location waiting for a future upgrade

Anyways so far its just 2-3 songs where I get this. Himes bhai still rocks even at high volumes with no rattling

Fiber glass, I dont think its needed the Damping currently done, does it job very well :-)

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@the_maassk: Congrats! How about some pics of your new pride and joy?

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Did not have any problems with FM channels in my city. Could tune into all of them.
Does Baroda have any channels with an even frequency? Those are the ones that US HUs cannot catch normally.
Calcutta has so many of those, including some of the ones I actually listen to - 107.8, 104.0 etc. Although quite honestly, I listen to CDs or the iPod more than 90% of the time! Good SQ and no advertisements are addictive
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@the_maassk: Congrats! How about some pics of your new pride and joy?
Sure! Would click some pics tomorrow morning and upload.

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Does Baroda have any channels with an even frequency?
Come to think of it - I did not pay attention to the frequencies, just tuned all five stations we have. Let me check today evening and report.
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Are the rear speakers driven from HU & rest from amp?

If yes then check if Amp Canceler is on or off. If its on then there is nothing wrong just switch it off

Nishant & Frank please update us with the results of Sunday's ICE meet
I am not using an Amp.. not yet, only the HU. Checked with the retailer i got it done.. he's veru much willing to check and rectify the connctions.. i believe as also suggested by everybody tht he left the purple and green left unhooked..
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Hey friends what about the remote. How is the navigation through the remote ? Read one youtube user review that cannot change the albums from it ? Is that required at all ? I am trying to source this head unit from US and this would be my first head unit in my new car. Dont know if there are any other limitations to the remote and how it would affect the functionality?

Following is the link -


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Yep thats the biggest drawback of this HU's remote.
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Yes, Techno is right. And I doubt if the steering remote can also do it. (we forgot to check it in St Anger).

And thats why getting a MPR-999/TS-99 Universal steering Remote is also pointless.
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guys what does the AMP cancel option do?

is it
yes - turns off HU amp
or
No- turn off HU amp ?
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yes turns OFF the Hu amp.
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Stupid question, but where can I source this from in Bangalore?
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