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Old 13th May 2008, 18:31   #8086
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i have some cheap pio coax in the front i think i paid around rs650 for them. I also have tweeters installed. The only reason why i got the thought of getting the 6x9s under the seat was because i enjoy the sound in the back seat.
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Not much scope for complaining. At that price you would have got Pio FAKES (and the dealer would have made tidy profits)!!! Babu-garu, gift those 'Pio's and the tweeters to the first auto driver that you meet - he will bless you for the largesse.

Then, think about the fact that you deserve it and gift yourself a set of decent 4" components: Illusion Electra, Blau ODc, JBL GT5 ... - there are many possibilities. Stop torturing yourself with bad sound.
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Ultimately you have to think of getting a decent set of components (4" from Illusion, Blaupunkt, JBL or such).
Of that bunch ONLY illusion makes 4" component sets.
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Of that bunch ONLY illusion makes 4" component sets.
I think kicker also makes.
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Not much scope for complaining. At that price you would have got Pio FAKES (and the dealer would have made tidy profits)!!! Babu-garu, gift those 'Pio's and the tweeters to the first auto driver that you meet - he will bless you for the largesse.

Then, think about the fact that you deserve it and gift yourself a set of decent 4" components: Illusion Electra, Blau ODc, JBL GT5 ... - there are many possibilities. Stop torturing yourself with bad sound.
Lol we are getting rid of the car very soon. So dont want to buy new speakers. Just want some cheap fix for a couple of weeks. The 4inch speakers would be too small for the car we intend to buy too.
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Old 15th May 2008, 07:54   #8091
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If I use a single 4 guage cable for powering both amps, how do I distribute it at amps end? Any specially made distributor available? Or can we buy some components and make one? Please throw some light on it as planning a DIY.
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Jay, Distribution blocks are available in the market. It will split the 4 gauge cable into two 8 gauge cables.

But you have to check the availability of the distribution blocks in our local market. Emperor?
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Hi Gurus,

I have installed a JBL 12" Bass tube in the trunk of my Swift Dzire being powered by GT-5 604 amp. The problem is that most of the bass remains in the boot and does not travel inside the cabin, I say this because when the trunk lid is opened the bass almost doubles up (inside the cabin)

Will cutting out a hole in the rear parcel shelf be able to solve this?
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Old 22nd May 2008, 13:55   #8094
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What is the common volume level you keep? I know it varies from person to person, but I need to know, in a setup with a sub and comps both powered by amp, having a Pio HU what is the moderate volume level which is not too loud but not too feable that enables to hear outside noises (vehicles, horn, etc). I just need to check my gain levels and compare it. I think I have set the gain levels low to match my rear co-axs driven by HU.

Also how to set the LPF (sub amp) and HPf (comp amp) correctly. I have received advice to adjust them at 80Hz. But I can't figureout how to set it up exactly. Following is the illustration of my amp freq controls. At which angle should I set each (for example sub amp at 11 O clock position). The Blau PA 275 is more confusing as it starts from 50Hz, the mid point is 100, but ends with 250 (from mid to end a rapid increase).
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Also how to set the LPF (sub amp) and HPf (comp amp) correctly. I have received advice to adjust them at 80Hz. But I can't figureout how to set it up exactly. Following is the illustration of my amp freq controls. At which angle should I set each (for example sub amp at 11 O clock position). The Blau PA 275 is more confusing as it starts from 50Hz, the mid point is 100, but ends with 250 (from mid to end a rapid increase).
Ignore the gap between the 100 and 250 markings. Presume 50-100 is linearly graduated and set it to 80 approx.

Do the same for the JBL amp. Take mid point to be 176~180.

Buttt ..

I tried doing it this way and then realised the guru's (IIRC B&T and DerAlte) were right. The best way to do it is to sit in the car - preferably the driver's seat if you drive yourself. Keep the amp(s) within an arm's reach. Twist the knobs slowly (if possible, without looking at the graduations ) and set the gains to what your ears like.

Edit: Here's the post. http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/diy-do...tml#post696017

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Thanks shuvc. In fact DerAlte helped me with this with a similar post. I am almost OK with gain and front rear balance. I just wanted to make sure I am not missing any freq range. I assumed the way you told and set both amps at 80Hz (freq range, not gain) at 10-11 O clock posotion (just before the mid). Hope it is fine. Finding the 80Hz point is confusing with the range which is not linearly graduating
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Guys what all companies make 5 channel amps(I have heard of ones from Audison & Genesis)? What is the price range for a 5 channel amp?
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Old 22nd May 2008, 15:41   #8098
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JBL GTO5355 (5 channel) and GTO755.6 (6 channel) are listed in JBL (India) site. Dont know the availability though. I have seen somewhere the GTO 5355 costs $500 ish.
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JBL GTO5355 (5 channel) and GTO755.6 (6 channel) are listed in JBL (India) site. Dont know the availability though. I have seen somewhere the GTO 5355 costs $500 ish.
GTO755.6 has been disconned. GTO5355 has not been launched in India.
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Guys what all companies make 5 channel amps(I have heard of ones from Audison & Genesis)? What is the price range for a 5 channel amp?
Pio had one for 15k or so.
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