View Full Version : RE comps Tweeter HELP !!

08-16-2005, 11:38 PM
Hi Guyz
just recently installed my Re series 6.5 comp in front door of my Acura. They are powered 40 watts rms from Alpine amp. i am using hi/low from my factory radio. Overall SQ is very great but the Tweeters get harsh. My friend recommended me to connect a 2.2uF 50 volts capacitor btw the positive wire, ran from crossover to tweeter to bring the harshness low. Do you guys think it would help? treble from my radio is turned all the way down and still tweeters are sharp. or should i look into a new tweeter such as AURA mentioned in this forum?

SSS 18734
08-16-2005, 11:40 PM
why the hell would you add a capacitor to the tweeter? your friend has no clue what hes talking about. I hear a lot of people complain about the harshness of the RE tweets, though. Personally, I like them. they are nice and vibrant and get loud. But i listen to them with treble up a little. maybe its just me.

08-16-2005, 11:45 PM
if its comin from a crossover then why the capacitor???

08-17-2005, 10:24 AM
the cap is a bad idea -- just get an EQ with more than 10 bands... that will help you control things a bit

08-17-2005, 02:39 PM
perhpas you could try a l pad...seems the best soloution to me.



08-17-2005, 02:56 PM
Do what I did with my RE tweets.. Replace them!

SSS 18734
08-17-2005, 03:18 PM
Do what I did with my RE tweets.. Replace them!

what difference did switching to those Aura tweets make?

08-17-2005, 05:43 PM
It made a heck of a difference. It took out the harshness of the RE tweets. The Aura tweets arent as loud as the RE tweets, even though the RE tweets are 3/4 inch tweets and the Aura tweets are 1 inch. I think it has to do with the ohm configuration or that the Aura tweets can take on more power im sure. I like the change because the RE tweets drowned out the RE mids.