As for the black wire next to the red one, cut about two inches of that wire off and strip both ends to make a short with the red wire even less likely and also because you need a spare 2 inch wire later. To create this article, 15 people, some anonymous, worked to edit and improve it over time. Basically, an amplifier is used to provide more wattage of power to the subwoofer to produce deep bass. Who does not like to play music with deep bass and sound in the car? I can't tell why yours sound muddy, but I doubt it has anything to do with the wiring. . Measure the space to fit the box to make sure you don't buy a speaker that's too big. An efficient design is a rectangular box with the speaker-mounting surface raked back on an angle.
There may be 2 channels. This easy to follow silent and accurate video will guide you quickly and easily through what you'll need, like a Power Supply, a sound system that has a Subwoofer Pre-output and a High Input adapter, which may already come with your amp. Slowly adjust the gain switch on your amplifier to bring it up to the levels you will be listening at. You can use a to run your four door speakers, and add a for a sub later on. To do so, either wrap wire or cut the factory wire and connect to it using crimp connectors while attaching a small gauge wire when doing so.
It should come with the correct gauge wires and also a fuse holder with fuse to protect your amplifier. Crimp connectors see the tool list above are reliable and make good electrical contact. Some people try to use pliers, don't, it's more trouble than it's worth. Amazon, the Amazon logo, AmazonSupply, and the AmazonSupply logo are trademarks of Amazon. I'm a car audio fanatic and always have been. I want to hook it up to my home audio system.
Disconnect it, use a wire brush or cleaning agent on the ground connection area and try again. Another consideration is that amps generate heat—hence the need for cooling fans. A few years later I added a couple of kenwood subs that were on a blowout sale and something of an impulse buy, they model poorly and I was second guessing them until I hooked them up and got things dialed in. After that simple setup your amp will now turn on as soon as you plug the power supply in and switch it on. If you look at all the wires coming out of the back of the head unit, there should be 1 or 2 blue ones. That is, connecting a subwoofer in a car stereo without an amplifier. I have watched many videos and read many articles on how to wire a 5 channel amp but still have confusion with two things.
Read the steps listed below and learn about how to connect a subwoofer to an. Now you have options for your speakers: 1. It depends on the amp, some can be bridged, some can't. You will use the speaker output contained on the amplifier to connect your speakers. There are some modifications that will need to be made as there are some very basic differences between the designs of car and home subwoofers. You will connect the other end to the amplifier, which should have a red and white input.
This is a very good beginners guide to car audio. Trying to push 140 watts through factory wiring may result in some power loss but shouldn't introduce distortion. It's like I installed this new kicker amp for nothing cause it's not making my front and rear door speaker sound any better???? Use wire cutters to cut off the extra remaining zip tie length. What You'll Need Most amps will come with a complete wiring kit. Step 3: Under the hood. With a flashlight, look underneath the dashboard and try to find a plastic filler plug that can be pushed out exposing a free hole you can use or a rubber seal with a factory wiring harness that goes into the engine compartment.
I dont want to tear out my Santa Fe's Infinity 6. Bundle your power and cable wires together neatly like this. How would what I am looking to do be spliced in? Locate a rubber hole that you see other wires going through and try to fit it through it also, or sometimes you may have to drill. If I recall, there is another pair of inputs on the back of the stereo and I would assume that's where they go if I need another pair. These are called the remote wires.
I carried it back to the store i bought it from and they said the car stereo is working pretty fine. I have checked all my fuses and have even opened up the amp case to see if i can figure out whats wrong but nothing looks ab normal. The flat rear surface of the box should sit against the back of your rear seat, leaving the speaker facing outward into the luggage area. Umm, how safe would be wiring up my old car amp to 120v be with a 12v inverter? See the attached image for an example. I recommend setting yours to the 4-ohm setting and wiring your subs to that amp. In worst case scenarios, for example, you may need to remove seats, crawl into the trunk to access important bolts or wires, or even to gain access to the speakers. First find the max wattage rating of your amp.