Closed Thread
Results 1 to 11 of 11

Reload Thread: Remote Bass Knob Question

  1. #1
    mixtape's Avatar
    mixtape is offline Junior Member



    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    20
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    Remote Bass Knob Question

    Hey guys, I picked up a JL 1000/1 to use with my 12w7. I will be using a Pioneer Premier headunit from a few years ago. However I don't want to have that car bumping all the time . Included with my old Kicker ZX1000.1 amp was a small remote knob and about 17 feet of phone wire. This allowed me to have the bass up loud when I wanted, and then down low when I didn't want painfully loud bass .

    However a bass remote knob for the JL will cost about $40 shipped. Can I use my Kicker knob and just plug that into the JL? It would save me a good penny.








  2. #2
    mixtape's Avatar
    mixtape is offline Junior Member

    Threadstarter


    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    20
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    Re: Remote Bass Knob Question

    Anyone ever use a Kicker bass knob for their JL amp?




  3. #3
    farmerehsan's Avatar
    farmerehsan is offline 144.6 db



    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Tampa
    Posts
    2,449
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    Re: Remote Bass Knob Question

    test it out and see..it wont hurt...thats how i check mine




    ref: looney tune, blackbonnie, BallinByNature, MzLady, MUD, craigzter, boltpride, 01Ranger, dennit469, sundownz, stishdr, Flipx99, SocialStealth, CgFire, Xprime4, loudwhat?
    ebay: farmerehsan(old) siddiquiehsan(new)
    <img src="http://www.bouncingtrucks.com/gallery/albums/userpics/10001/004%7E0.GIF">


    PM ME IF U NEED TRAIN HORNS OR ANYTTHING TO DO WITH AIR/BAGGING i get it for the cheapness



  4. #4
    jpexpc's Avatar
    jpexpc is offline CarAudio.com Elite



    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Cincinnati, OH
    Posts
    1,421
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    Re: Remote Bass Knob Question

    Quote Originally Posted by farmerehsan View Post
    test it out and see..it wont hurt...thats how i check mine
    An den:

    Post results.



    1994 Ford Taurus
    Pioneer DEH-1300 HU
    Stock door speakers
    4ft^3 @ 35 hz (bonesninja)
    2 12" Type R @ 0.5
    Hifonics 1606D
    145.1 @ 42hz

    Refs: bonesninja

  5. #5
    mixtape's Avatar
    mixtape is offline Junior Member

    Threadstarter


    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    20
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    Re: Remote Bass Knob Question

    No one has tried this in the past?
    The car is far from being ready so I was hoping to buy all the parts at once and do
    the install in a day. I hate to take the car apart for the wiring just to realize the Kicker remote wont work and I have to wait a week for a JL remote in the mail .




  6. #6
    jpexpc's Avatar
    jpexpc is offline CarAudio.com Elite



    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Cincinnati, OH
    Posts
    1,421
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    Re: Remote Bass Knob Question

    They both use phone cords so what would be the issue? Just switch the knob...............



    1994 Ford Taurus
    Pioneer DEH-1300 HU
    Stock door speakers
    4ft^3 @ 35 hz (bonesninja)
    2 12" Type R @ 0.5
    Hifonics 1606D
    145.1 @ 42hz

    Refs: bonesninja

  7. #7
    mixtape's Avatar
    mixtape is offline Junior Member

    Threadstarter


    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    20
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    Re: Remote Bass Knob Question

    I didn't even think of that




  8. #8
    jpexpc's Avatar
    jpexpc is offline CarAudio.com Elite



    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Cincinnati, OH
    Posts
    1,421
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    Re: Remote Bass Knob Question

    I figured as much. That's something I could see myself confusing by not really thinking hard enough about it. LOL



    1994 Ford Taurus
    Pioneer DEH-1300 HU
    Stock door speakers
    4ft^3 @ 35 hz (bonesninja)
    2 12" Type R @ 0.5
    Hifonics 1606D
    145.1 @ 42hz

    Refs: bonesninja

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Spartanburg, SC
    Age
    31
    Posts
    1,535
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    20 Post(s)

    Re: Remote Bass Knob Question

    You dont even have to run the cord through the car at first just connect it to the amp and see if it works.




  10. #10
    jpexpc's Avatar
    jpexpc is offline CarAudio.com Elite



    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Cincinnati, OH
    Posts
    1,421
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    0 Post(s)

    Re: Remote Bass Knob Question

    Quote Originally Posted by CrownVicon24's View Post
    You dont even have to run the cord through the car at first just connect it to the amp and see if it works.
    Yes, I was just assuming he meant he wanted to get it ran regardless of whether it worked or not.



    1994 Ford Taurus
    Pioneer DEH-1300 HU
    Stock door speakers
    4ft^3 @ 35 hz (bonesninja)
    2 12" Type R @ 0.5
    Hifonics 1606D
    145.1 @ 42hz

    Refs: bonesninja

  11. #11
    Shinju's Avatar
    Shinju is offline CarAudio.com Veteran



    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Seattle
    Posts
    4,823
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quoted
    117 Post(s)

    Re: Remote Bass Knob Question

    I wouldnt do it, Some of those Knobs have different wiring configs and you could risk damage to your amplifier.


    Just spend the 40 bucks on the JL Audio Gain Knob and be done with it.



    List of Ref's Just ask, Shinju on all Car Audio Forums!


    Flawless Ebay Feedback User: Shadox2k2

Closed Thread

User Tag List

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may post attachments
  • You may edit your posts
1e2 Forum