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DD-1 Source Files Download (MP3 320/FLAC/m4a or Apple Lossless) / How to add them to local spotify playlist for phone

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Download links for DD-1 Test Tracks

Just giving a download link from the files I use to tune for my bluetooth output since I have to adjust it differently than my CD output. 

Link to the official owners manual and FLAC test files; https://www.wccaraudio.com/downloads

Link to my onedrive with Apples Lossless and MP3 320kb and FLAC; https://1drv.ms/f/s!AnoZk6pLteGdgSQtcd4mSLIu3T9v

 

I used dbpoweramp to convert the FLAC files to m4a and VLC to convert to mp3 320kbs

 

How to Spotify Offline Playlist

It's a little tricky but you can set it up so you can make a local playlist for Spotify to play either the Apple lossless or MP3 files, FLAC is not compatible... 

What I had to do was this; First you need a computer, download Spotify app.

1. Top left corner has three horizontal dots click it

2. Edit ---> Preferences (Ctrl+ P)

3. Scroll down to Local Files

4. Click Add A Source Button

5. Navigate to where you have any files that are compatible with Spotify and select them, so far I have gotten .m4a and mp3s to work but here is the official write up: https://support.spotify.com/us/using_spotify/features/listen-to-local-files/

6. You should now see "Show songs from" and right below that would be your file location. For example, "D:\Ryan\Music\DD-1\Distortion Detector"

7. Now go to the left bar and select local files, and highlight every file you want to add to a playlist shift click or control click works here.

8. Right click ---> Add to playlist ---> New Playlist (or existing one)

9. This creates a playlist with the name of the first song, you can rename it by clicking the playlist name ---> three dots in the center of the screen ---> edit details

10. Now click the Download bar at the top right of the playlist

11. Open your phones Spotify and you should see the songs being downloaded, if not exit the app on your phone and reopen it once they are all downloaded they should appear in the playlist.

 

If they don't and your on a windows computer you need to enable network discovery by doing this;

1. Open control panel

2. Network and Internet

3. Network and Sharing Center

4. Advanced Sharing Settings

5. Private drop down arrow

6. Turn on network discovery

And try enabling download and disabling the download bar on your computer. Then relaunch the app on your phone and it should work.

 

Now the steps may be different for mac slightly, but essentially the same thing.

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1 hour ago, shanelf15 said:

THANK YOU JOSH! Seriously can't thank you enough for this post.

Shit never thought anyone else would need to do this. Glad to help man! Was a pain in the ass to figure out

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Hey guys,

Im struggling here...I’m pretty sure I have blown my sub RE XXX15 Dual 2 ohm, sealed box built to spec for sub.  I knew there was good potential for it so it’s not really a surprise.  I initially dialed it in with the DD1 and CC1 running a sundown SCV3000.  It’s definitely more than the sub can handle and I was aware of that.

So, I zeroed the amp out and went to retune it but my phone (Galaxy S9 and my iPad Pro will not generate a tone under 100Hz (think that’s the frequency, may have been higher).  I went to D’Amore and downloaded the tones so they should be fine.

 

I tried the CC1 hooked directly to speaker terminals and directly to the incoming RCAS and it isn’t detecting a signal either way.

I have a multi meter but didn’t get to that to test the resistance on the sub or output of amp yet.
So, I’m looking for suggestions in a couple of areas...

1. A good sub that will handle 3000 watts (I only have space for one)

2. How to generate a low frequency test tone without a CD player.  I have Spotify but, holy crap I don’t even want to think about going through the above steps to get a tone😳

3. Any suggestions on the best way to determine if it’s my amp or sub.  The next step in my mind short of pulling the sub out to inspect it (giant pain in my A$$) is unhook the speaker outs on the amp, turn it up and check output voltage.

 

Im open to any suggestions or criticism to help get me pounding again.

 

 Thank you very much!

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1 hour ago, ditch said:

Hey guys,

Im struggling here...I’m pretty sure I have blown my sub RE XXX15 Dual 2 ohm, sealed box built to spec for sub.  I knew there was good potential for it so it’s not really a surprise.  I initially dialed it in with the DD1 and CC1 running a sundown SCV3000.  It’s definitely more than the sub can handle and I was aware of that.

So, I zeroed the amp out and went to retune it but my phone (Galaxy S9 and my iPad Pro will not generate a tone under 100Hz (think that’s the frequency, may have been higher).  I went to D’Amore and downloaded the tones so they should be fine.

 

I tried the CC1 hooked directly to speaker terminals and directly to the incoming RCAS and it isn’t detecting a signal either way.

I have a multi meter but didn’t get to that to test the resistance on the sub or output of amp yet.
So, I’m looking for suggestions in a couple of areas...

1. A good sub that will handle 3000 watts (I only have space for one)

2. How to generate a low frequency test tone without a CD player.  I have Spotify but, holy crap I don’t even want to think about going through the above steps to get a tone<img src=">

3. Any suggestions on the best way to determine if it’s my amp or sub.  The next step in my mind short of pulling the sub out to inspect it (giant pain in my A$$) is unhook the speaker outs on the amp, turn it up and check output voltage.

 

Im open to any suggestions or criticism to help get me pounding again.

 

 Thank you very much!

Hey man welcome to the forum. If you want to get more help please start a new thread. 

 

A couple tips till then;

  1. put a multi meter on your subwoofer and see if it still reads 2 ohms at each voice coil or each pair of pos/neg (can be a little different than 2 exactly). Also can you move the cone downward at all? or is it frozen in place? So long as you can move it and hear no rubbing like the coils rubbing you could still have a perfectly good sub. 
  2. check your fuses, wires, grounds, and rcas to make sure you haven't gotten any issues with the amp or signal. 
  3. Check your filters on your radio and amp. If you feel like you can't get anything below 100Hz to play you might have a High Pass Filter at 100ish Hz stopping all frequencies below that from playing. 

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Here you can see the differences between a High Pass and Low Pass Filter. High Pass allows for frequencies above a set point to play normally, attenuating those below it. While a Low Pass does the opposite. Attenuates everything to be quieter above a set point while keeping the frequencies below a set point at normal levels. 

  1. I went through that whole spotify rabbit hole because I just wanted the files on my phone instead of having to deal with another device, but you can easily put the files you download off D'Amores website onto a USB drive or SD card (whatever your radio has compatibility for) instead of a CD player since you don't have one. 
  2. Sub brands you may want to look at for that power rating include, Fi, DC, Sundown... to name only a few. Really my opinion is to find out what you want from this sub then find a sub that can do that, low frequencies monster? great numbers on the meter for competing? or just simply SQL where you have a great frequency response of your subwoofer for more of a sound quality loud. 

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Sorry about that, didn’t mean to hijack a thread, I don’t post much.  My bad.

 

 Thank you, I did check the fuses, grounds and opened the low pass up all the way, failed to mention that.

 

 Thank you for the info.

i really appreciate it!
 

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Thank you so much for providing the instructions, it looks like the mp3 folder in onedrive is actually empty.  Any chance you could re-upload those files?

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On 7/20/2020 at 5:41 PM, NeverFail said:

Thank you so much for providing the instructions, it looks like the mp3 folder in onedrive is actually empty.  Any chance you could re-upload those files?

Sorry Onedrive must have broke 🤦‍♂️ I have re-uploaded the 320 mp3s but you can always find these tracks on the manufacturers website here: https://www.wccaraudio.com/downloads

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