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Old 07-20-2003, 05:01 PM   #101
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Why did you have to turn it up so much to be able to hear the sub?? Over half way is pretty high before being able to hear it. What kind of HU do you have??

So for some reason hooking up an HU to the stock system would
be different than when I hooked it up in my truck?? Sound wise anyway?? I don't understand why some people are saying it sounds fine and others are saying that it sounds shitty. Is there anyone on here that has there system hooked up without bypassing the bose amp???
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Old 07-20-2003, 05:19 PM   #102
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mine was.. the sub was not in proportion with the speakers and the voulme was peratic (like on 6 it was quite and 8 extreamly loud). there was some static but not bad. now with the AMP bypassed volume is way smoother and the subs sound better. also the static is gone....recomended!
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Old 07-20-2003, 05:20 PM   #103
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So, basically this HAS to be done or it will sound like shit. Dammit, I wish that it would just work normally like any other fuckin' vehicle I've had....not having to do this and that to make it sound right. I guess i'll just be leaving mine stock because that's just too much of a pain in the ass to do just to change a damn HU!!
Why was the voluime erratic?? I don't understand why it does this.
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Old 07-21-2003, 09:58 PM   #104
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there are some static noice b/c the signal has being ran by 2 amps... the aftermarket HU and the stock amp under ur lady's seat. I just recently bypassed mine (btw i cut the wires b/c i can't seem to use the spilce connectors correctly. they were lose and i keep losing signals). anywaz, so i just cut the wires and wired the right ones, it will be more trouble when i want to put it back to stock. OH WELL..who give a fxx now!
everything is great and runs fine.
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Old 07-22-2003, 09:26 AM   #105
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If your HU has the option to cut out the bass output to the speakers, would this help with the static everyones talking about?? Does everyone with an aftermarket HU have this same problem or just a few people???
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I think the static comes from the fact that you are amplifying an amplifier. It's like any noise you have gets amplified by the second amplifier or something. It is probably worse with some HUs compared to others.
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b4 i bypassed it, my alpine HU actually didnt' have that MUCH of a problem.
There weren't too much static noice too, just a bit.
BUT there is a big volume jump from volume 1 to 2
at volume 1 i get barely sound, but at volume 2 is like loud. it shouldnt' do that.
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Old 07-23-2003, 12:38 AM   #108
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That's odd because I've never heard anyone on this board complain about volume jumps and so forth with an aftermarket HU. I've heard nothing but good reviews until the past few days...
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no that was B4 i bypassed it. Now it runs fine.. smooth sound as i turn the volume.
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Yeah, mine did the same thing. I'm sure it's just another problem with when you have a source that is double amplified.
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So the amp deffenitely has to be bypassed to make it sound half descent at all then correct?? I have no idea how this is done and don't want to mess around with the wiring at all. I'm not that good with electrical stuff
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It doesn't HAVE to be done. Different head units will sound different. Put in your HU and if it sounds fine, leave it alone. It you run into problems mentioned here, then bypass the amp.
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The wiring is really not that hard if you follow the directions on the first page of this thread. Once you get down there and start messing with it, it all becomes fairly obvious. It may seem like big trouble right now, but it's not that bad when it comes down to it.

So yea, just put in your HU and see what it sounds like. If you are happy with the sound, don't worry about it. Me - I couldn't stand the constant hissing in the background. Your HU may not be that bad though.
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Okay,

So I'm wondering if this can be done. Soon I will be adding a 4-channel amp and component speakers to my rsx, in which I currently have an Aftermarket HU running through the stock system. (which I have some noise/static with) Obviously, i will want to by-pass the bose amp, and use the 4-channel for my speakers. But, I love how the stock bass unit sounds with my aftermarket headunit and I'm not about to take up my entire trunk with a sub. Is there a way to use the bose amp for just the bass unit, when wired to the HU???

If i could do this, my system would be perfect!


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Old 07-23-2003, 03:06 PM   #115
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you should all bypass your bose amp because if you have a double amp effect, it overheats your HU and you will end up frying it within a couple years of use.

ALso, don't be scared to bypass it. ITS SOOO FREAKIN EASY! IT just sounds harder than it really is
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i just bypassed the amp to the speakers because i got a headunit...and then i plugged the harness back in, but the sub no longer works.....anyone know what i did wrong?
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your subs shouldent have anything to do with the amp... it should run righ to the new headunit.. unless you are using the stock sub
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yeah i'm using the stock sub thats why i plugged the harness back in =/
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o... well if u want some super nice subs ill be sellin my MB Quart Premium woofers 12" (600W) soon... i also built a fiberglass box for them that sits on the side in the tire well so i can use my whole trunk. only the second box iv built but it works great and sounds nice too. its unfinished to it can be painted any color to match the car or be carpeted. PM me if you intrested cuz i need money for a Cybernation stage 2!
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=/ no i dont have money for a new sub....i just want this sub to work thats all =(. i checked all the wiring too...i am pretty sure i got it all right. so no body has any clue what i could've done wrong?
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all the speakers are working fine too
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all the bass is comign frm the speakers now, kinda sucks
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bass coming from the speakers suck? I wish I had your problems instead of needing a trunk full of subs.
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well.. of course it wont work... where in the world is it getting the signal? from the air? i dont think so. see.. you already cut the "output" wires for the headunit that go into the bose amp and spliced them to the speaker wires. so this means that the bose amp isnt getting any signal. therefore it will not work.
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hm......so......the outputs from the head unit should go to the speaker wires, and go to the amp? how do i make them go to two places?
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