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Old 9th April 2011, 10:15   #31
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I got the sealed JBL Sub as advised by yourself. So the base is fine. But the sound seems to overwhelm the remaining notes.
Reduce the gain on the subwoofer amp. XO the subwoofer at say 60-80Hz. Increase the slope of the crossover to atleast 3rd order. This might just be a tuning issue.

BTW it is "BASS" not BASE. and yes BASS is also a fish but that is pronounced "BAASS".
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So you mean to say the sub is overshadowing the rest of the system in your car....

What other system is in your car i.e what speakers are there.are they stock ones.... which HeadUnit you are using.

Are you sure the gains are not high on the amp for the sub.
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Reduce the gain on the subwoofer amp. XO the subwoofer at say 60-80Hz. Increase the slope of the crossover to atleast 3rd order. This might just be a tuning issue.

That sounds Greek to me.

BTW it is "BASS" not BASE. and yes BASS is also a fish but that is pronounced "BAASS".
Sorry for the slip there. Its Bass alright.

But what about changing the stock rear coaxials?

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So you mean to say the sub is overshadowing the rest of the system in your car....

What other system is in your car i.e what speakers are there.are they stock ones.... which HeadUnit you are using.
Everything stock. Didnt want to throw any brand new speakers. Now having second thoughts.
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But what about changing the stock rear coaxials?
Sure go ahead and do that but in most cars (Class A, B, C, and C+) the rear speakers are not located where they will provide a good soundstage for the rear passengers. Of course better rear speakers will be more enjoyable but one day I think I scared my chauffer when listening to Pink Floyd. After that day I switched to headphones so as not to distract him.
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Of course better rear speakers will be more enjoyable but one day I think I scared my chauffer when listening to Pink Floyd. After that day I switched to headphones so as not to distract him.
Navinji; I like your choice of music. Next play 'The Doors' and send your driver on a 'trip'.

BTW: Which are the best coaxials available? Do we have 3 way rear speakers too?
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BTW: Which are the best coaxials available? Do we have 3 way rear speakers too?
"best" is a subjective word. Listen to a few. Most probably the same brand that you have in the front will make sense.

Yes there are 2/3/4 and even 5 way coaxials but dont let this nomclature foll you. A good 2 way coaxial can outperform an ordinary 3 way. Let your ears decide.
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If you want to control your songs for the headunit itself then you may try xcarlink interface. ipod/iphone gets charged from the interface also you can use your steering wheel controls. Enjoy!!!
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BTW it is "BASS" not BASE. and yes BASS is also a fish but that is pronounced "BAASS".
LMAO! Full comedy explanation!
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druberoi- I had faced problem with my basstube, i havent got the solution at that time,but when i went to change my front components i just changed my previous wiring for basstube and issue resolved at that time ,i had previoudly used the 16 gauge wire for basstube then i replaced it with 12 gauge.Hope this helps.Btw what head unit you are using?
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I think first ask your installer to tone down the gains on the amp for the sub, it should be able to help the sound you are looking for.

If not then you can plan on upgrading your rear coaxial speakers which you can again drive from the amp. Many brands are available, please audition before selecting anyone/anything on pure recommendations.
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