Jump to content

Search the Community

Showing results for tags 'setting'.



More search options

  • Search By Tags

    Type tags separated by commas.
  • Search By Author

Content Type


Forums

  • System Of The Month
    • SMD FORUMS - SOTM sponsored by Skar Audio for November 2017!
  • General
    • SMD Official Amazon Store - All SMD Products and MORE here!
    • SMD NEWS / ANNOUNCEMENTS
    • SMD Forums Technical Difficulty Area - have a technical problem with the site? let us know, we will try to fix it!
    • Tunez - All things music related
    • Security Center - Car/Home Alarms, devices, tactics, tips....
    • Air Ride / Hydraulics - Got Switches? Want Switches? Post here!
    • Suspension and Brakes (4x4, street drops) - Lift it, Drop it..STOP it!
    • Interior / Exterior / Paint - Detailing, washing, waxing,tricks of the trade!
    • Engine and Performance - Anything for that couple extra horses!
    • Wheels and Tires - The rubber hits the road here!
    • Member Rides & Builds -- Show off your whip, Show off your System!
    • Member Videos - Host 'em & Post 'em! System Vids / Off Topic
    • Just Meade....my projects - Tons of SMD Builds here!
    • Off Topic - Random, Misc posts - the forum "Junk Drawer"
  • Equipment
    • General Audio - Can't find a category for your question? Ask here.
    • Pro Audio / Home Audio / Home Theatre
    • Head Units-Processors and Eq's
    • Amplifiers
    • Big D Wiz Playground - Classic to Current Car Audio and Amplifier Testing Lab!
    • Amp Guts
    • Mid's and highs
    • Subwoofers / Enclosures
    • Electrical-battery- Alternators- Wiring
  • SMD PARTNERS
    • Second Skin Sound Deadening and Automotive Insulation!
    • Sonic Electronix - Great Selection Great Prices
    • DC Sound Lab - Big Bass on ANOTHER LEVEL!
    • XS Power Batteries / Chargers! (and other stuff too)
    • Mobile Solutions - Installer tool and training PARADISE
    • Sundown Audio - GREAT Amps/Subs! GREAT Customer Service!
    • Ascendant Audio Subwoofers/Speakers
    • MechMan Alternators and 12v Accessories
    • Soundigital Amplifiers - Big Power in a Small Package!
    • SKAR AUDIO - Performance Audio/Reasonable Prices!
    • CE Auto Electric Supply – Providing Solutions to all of your Automotive Electrical Needs
    • D'Amore Engineering - High Quality Car Audio Installation Tools & Accessories
    • wcCarAudio.com - SMD / D'Amore Engineering Products (and more)
    • Pride Car Audio - Russian Manufacturer of Car Audio Equipment
    • Incriminator Audio
  • WcCarAudio
  • System Design Knowledge Base
    • SPL - SOUND PRESSURE LEVEL
    • SQ - SOUND QUALITY
  • Fabrication, Fiberglass, Etc
    • Mark of C.A.F. (Car Audio Fabrication) - Fiberglass / Fabrication Custom install Tutorials & Techniques
    • Groundpounder2k2's Corner (Read Only Archive)
  • TOOLS and TESTING Devices
    • SMD Distortion Detector (DD-1) Topics
    • SMD Crossover Callibrator (CC-1) Topics
  • Competitors Corner
    • Car Shows
    • Competitors Corner
    • Team Discussion
  • Misc Stuff
    • Grown Folks Buziness....18+ Approved Members Only
    • Video Games (All consoles) Ratings, previews, demos......the latest
    • Computer Talk - News, technology, advice
    • Cell Phone Central - Sprint, AT&T, Verizon - All things Cellular
    • SMD SPORTS CENTER! NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, COLLEGE....and MORE!
    • Big Boys Toys..(and girls too) dirt, sand, road, water.....discuss your toys here!
    • Guns and Ammo, etc. - guns, tasers, even lasers...all self defense weapons discussed here
    • Product Reviews - Post a review on a product you have first hand, personal experience with.
    • Tattoo Topics (and other body art) show off your tats! show off your piercings!
    • Political Arena - The one and ONLY place on this board to talk politics.
    • Help Wanted! (Job opportunities) - Need a job? Hiring?Know of a place that is? Post it. All fields welcome
    • Photo-Shop Gurus - Show off your photo-shop skills here.
    • Health and Fitness
    • Misc Electronics (non Car Audio related)
  • Misc. Manufacturers (Friends of SMD)
    • Rockford Fosgate – Car Audio for Fanatics (Read Only Archive)
    • Fi Car Audio Subwoofers
    • Maxxsonics (MBQUART, Hifonics, Autotek and Crunch) **** READ ONLY ARCHIVE
    • US AMPS / RE Audio - ****READ ONLY ARCHIVE
    • Kicker Car Audio! **** READ ONLY ARCHIVE
    • Audio Savings ****READ ONLY ARCHIVE
  • For Sale / Want to Buy
    • Want To Buy
    • Buyer / Seller Feedback
    • HOT Deals!
    • Premium Classifieds Section
    • For Sale: Car audio related equipment only
    • SMD Garage Sale - New and Used NON Car Audio Items
    • Trading Post
  • Online Dealers
  • Your Local Shop/Dealer & Special "Read only" forums
    • Audiotistics - Victorville, California - BEST SHOP in the High Desert!
    • Del Rey Customs - Innovative Solutions for Innovative People
    • Ground Pounders - Earth Shaking and still Driveable!
    • Performance Audio - Las Vegas, Nevada
    • Pulse Car Audio, Salisbury Maryland (Read Only Archive)
    • Michael Müller aka The Big Oki - Master Groundpounder!
    • Michael Hughes - AKA SPL2K
    • Defiant Audio - Smyrna Delaware (read only archive)

Calendars

  • Community Calendar

Categories

  • Vehicles

Marker Groups

  • Members

Found 4 results

  1. The purpose of this thread is to post the devices that allow you to adjust the engine rpm (for instance, to 2000-3000rpm for demos/competing). Also to discuss ways to adjust the low idle rpm (like from 690 to 800 for example). Also known as: Rev Limiters Idle Adjusters Idle adjustment (ECU programming) Throttle Position Settings *** Some reasons why you might want to do low or high adjustments? Its not just for audio: -journeyman weld trucks -to produce more heat in a cab during winter -demoing/competing -lopey camshaft or engine tuning So, other than using your foot, what electronic program or manual adjuster are you using to set your engine rpm? And/or what are you doing for adjusting daily low range idle?
  2. When setting the gain on the amp do I turn the low pass filter/subsonic/ high pass filter/ etc all the way down before I start to set it? Or do I have the lpf/hpf/subsonic etc already set to where i want it and THEN set the gain? I'm confused because some tutorials say both. I know i have to have everything to 0 on the HU but I'm talking about the amp in case I was not clear.
  3. Im new to car audio so excuse the noob question but when getting the voltage required for the gain ( V=sqrt (P*R) )should I use my amplifiers rms wattage or my subs rms wattage for power (P)? I ask this because my amp is rated for 500 watts rms and my subs are 400 watts rms, so I thought using the amps wattage might overpower the subs? I will be using a multimeter for setting the gain.
  4. My current system is an Alpine CDE (forgot the exact model number), Clarion EQS746, 2 Skar Audio VXI65 component sets, 2 Skar VVX 12's, an MB Quart 125.4, and a Skar 1500.1d. I have alrady set my gains with a DMM, but I have access to an oscilloscope at school, and plan on tuning my system with that sometime this week for better accuracy. My questions are: How do I find the clipping point of my head unit, and equalizer combo? I'm assuming I can use the procedure described in the DD-1 manual on how to find the head unit's clipping point through the amplifier. It basically says to play a test tone with the speakers disconnected, the gain turned all the way down, the probes hooked up to the positive and negative speaker outputs, and then it says to gradually increase the head unit volume until distortion is shown on the oscilloscope. I plan to do this procedure with the equalizer flattened out, and its volume and subwoofer levels turned all the way up, using a 1kHz -0dB track for my mids and highs amp, and a 40Hz -0dB track for my bass amp. Then I would keep the head unit at the average of those two numbers. Would this be a correct way for determining what volume my head unit and equalizer combo clips at? Any and all help is appreciated. Thanks in advance!