For subwoofers, use 16- to 12-gauge wires. Next question maybe already answered above but should i use a 4guage from the battery to a distribution block then 8guage to each amp? In the past I've always bridged both my hi powered amps to double my power. That means that it will probably be alright using the vehicle's fuse box to get power. I have 2 fosgate p3 10 inch subs 4ohm, 2 infinity kappa 693. Most speakers have two terminals of varying sizes. After fiddling around the wires a while longer and some more retry's I noticed that the inline fuse on the power cable coming from the battery has blown.
I can't find any answers anywhere please help! Do you often listen at ear-bleeding levels that would send your mother-in-law out of your room in a hysterical rage, or do you listen at levels where you can still have a comfortable conversation? Try moving your grounds to the same point and see if that doesn't clean things up. I do not have additional wire of equal length to replace the positive leads. Amplifier and speaker wire to door speakers. Check out to see how this can be done. I'm a little confused on how to use the wiring kit for adding the second amp.
I originally had the subwoofer and kenwood amp installed 300W Rms installed with a 50A inline fuse and everything was fine, now ive got the second amp Pioneer 4 Channel 60W Rms x 4 with new speakers installed as mentioned in my previous comment. Meaning the front direct to the head unit? I've been told that more than likely I need to replace amplifier but have no clue where it's even located in my vehicle. The receiver's powered, speaker outputs should not get connected to anything - you cut and terminate them so they won't short out against any metal. I think that a 6-channel amp for the speakers plus a mono sub amp seems like overkill and expensive. Or you could mount the amp on a wooden board and attach that to the car body. If all the speakers click, it means the amplifier has a problem and probably needs to go in for servicing.
. Both front and rear will need brackets in order to fit replacement speakers. The question has to do with providing that same function to components that don't have the remote wire and accompanying on-off function by default. Coche y moto tracción y transmisión encuentra productos de volvo eje de pedal de volvo. How to wire a full car audio system This wiring diagram shows how a full-blown car audio system upgrade gets wired in a car.
And if you have the room, you can definitely run two power cables from the battery to your two amplifiers. Some can barely manage a third of their claimed wattage. Thread another piece over the short power wire running from the fuse holder to the battery. Their toll-free number will be on your invoice. Make sure you get the 4 ohm dual voice coil model subwoofer, in order to maximize bass power. As before, turn up the gain until you hear audible distortion.
Tape your wires to the snake, fish it under and through to where you want your wires to go, and pull them on through. You'd disconnect the factory harness from each speaker, secure it so no conductor can touch metal, and leave the factory wiring in place. I was thinging of just getting some good 3 or 4 way speakers for the doors instead of getting the tweeters but i want to have a surround sound effect if that is possible. Installation specifics will depend on the make and body style of your vehicle and the equipment you purchased. The 4-ch has a 40fuse and the sub-amp 60fuse. Instead of a 4-channel amp running four speakers, you'd only need a 2-channel amp to run your two speakers, for example. If, like a factory radio, your radio doesn't have a remote turn-on output, then you can get the turn-on signal from your vehicle's fuse box.
If everything sounds right, you can finish re-installing the stereo and all your vehicle's paneling, and then move ahead to step 12. No part of your speaker wiring should touch any part of your vehicle's metal body — that's a short circuit that could damage your amp and speakers. So here is my question, Since I am running 2 - 0 gauge power wires into the C5-1700D which is rated for 200 amps, what size fuse should I put on each line? If you bought any of your gear from Crutchfield, you could call Tech Support for free help troubleshooting your system. I'm guessing I'll need to make a relay tied to the ignition somehow but don't know exactly what that entails. For instance, you mention Infinity tweeters and speakers. Most people including car toys etc miss upgrading the ground connection for the battery and rely on the same cable that grounds the rest of the vehicle electrical system.
I'd hate to purchase a brand new amplifier and that not be the problem. We really put them to the test and they do indeed know their stuff. Step 9 — Speaker wiring Now you have to provide a way for the music to get from your new amp to the speakers. Turn on your car, then turn on the radio. After playing around with it I decided to use the low level outputs on the head unit feeding the amp with only the sub woofer bridged. Good continuity means that a power or ground wire is loose or not connected somewhere along the line.
Then, reconnect your car's negative battery cable. You may also want to cover the wire in the engine compartment with wire loom prior to using wire ties. It covers many topics including in depth car audio amplifier installation. For immediate help, you can contact them via phone or chat - just click on the phone icon at the very top of this page. What kind of speakers do you have? Use a grommet to protect your wire from fraying and shorting as it passes through the hole.
The problem with these two connections i. It sounds like you'll benefit yourself greatly by giving us a call and having an Advisor help you get all the gear that'll work and fit in your vehicle. Then access the wiring harness behind the radio. Maybe they turn on when they sense current flow and will shut off when the amp does. Another place to look for short circuits is at the amplifier's speaker terminals. So I can follow the diagram, but not sure about the remote turn on and how the sub will get its signal. I'm having trouble figuring out the best way to power a setup like this.