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  1. first set your gains right, heres how. the 0 db test tones are at the very bottom https://jlaudio.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/204374120-Amplifier-Level-Setting-Guide the equation to find the target voltage is... watts x impedance, and then square root that example. 100x2 = 200, then square root that = 14.14
  2. i have an Accord sedan, i just took the rear deck speakers out and fire the sub toward the front bumper, hits great. i used to fire the sub toward the rear bumper, sounds the same to me but now i dont have to worry about something in my trunk messing up my sub
  3. and the Fi sub sounds really good. net is 1.0 cu ft. my mains are the Polk tsx 110b, im running them off a 100 watt per channel Onkyo nice little speakers for $200.. https://www.whathifi.com/us/polk-audio/tsx110b/review
  4. yah, i know, theyre shitty pics got the 6" dry carbon, its nice in person!
  5. i just built up a 12" Fi Xv3 sub/box for home use. sweet sub for the $
  6. the test tones you used might not be 0 db tones. they might be -3 db tones, or -6 db tones, etc, so theyll sound quieter. gotta use 0 db. and fwiw, theres no +3db tones etc. 0 db is the loudest theres two 0 db tones at the bottom of this page (50hz and 1khz) https://jlaudio.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/204374120-Amplifier-Level-Setting-Guide
  7. did you set your amp gains right? heres how. the test tones are at the very bottom.... https://jlaudio.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/204374120-Amplifier-Level-Setting-Guide
  8. is your bass and treble set to 0? xovers off too? id try these tones too. theyre at the very bottom... https://jlaudio.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/204374120-Amplifier-Level-Setting-Guide
  9. id also contact JL and ask them if theres a way to not use that Pioneer amp, just use the JL DSP and RF amp. cant hurt to ask. they might know something your installer doesnt
  10. tweets usually play from around 2.5k, up to 20,000k mids 80hz-2.5k subs, 80 on down running active xovers is usually the best way to go. does the crossover for your main speakers have different xover points? fwiw, heres how to set amp gains. the test tones are at the very bottom... https://jlaudio.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/204374120-Amplifier-Level-Setting-Guide
  11. get the dual 2 ohm, and go easy on the gain... https://skyhighcaraudio.com/12-riot-series-subwoofer/ https://www.woofersetc.com/c-3-amplifiers/c-27-one-channel/sundown-audio-sfb-1000d-monoblock-1000w-rms-class-d-amplifier-fullrange-full-range.html
  12. if clipping is what youre lookin for, use your scope with those 0 db test tones
  13. this is how you do it, the tones are at the very bottom https://jlaudio.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/204374120-Amplifier-Level-Setting-Guide
  14. "For example: producing a 1500 watt output requires about 217 amperes of current from your car's system. It's actually about a third of that for music, which doesn't put out full power all the time — but it's still a lot of current" from... https://www.crutchfield.com/S-gmloUvAKyPf/learn/big-3-alternator.html
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