View Full Version : when running comps...?

04-08-2008, 09:47 AM
when you run comps passive do you turn all filters on your amp off, or to full. instead of using HPF or LPF would you turn your filters to full or off due to the fact that the crossover already filter out certain frequecies or have i not thought this through fully. i was just pondering this during work but i may have thought about this in to hard of way and its actually real simple. but either way i would like to clear this up for me and others who have had this questions

04-08-2008, 10:01 AM
You still run a HPF from your amp. The passive crossover with the comps only filters out certain freq to go to the tweeter and woofer. You still have to provide a highpass going to the passive to prevent low freq from getting to the comps.

04-08-2008, 10:03 AM
correct, or you may have this function on your HU.

04-08-2008, 10:03 AM
I think its more of a preferance thing

I run my amp on full range and let the comps crossover do the work

for the most part comps are full range, they just cant produce low hz to well
(well most atleast)

04-08-2008, 10:03 AM
alright thats what i origially thought, but then started thinking about it and started to think different. but thats what i have on mine but wanted to make sure

04-10-2008, 02:55 PM
I thought you would still high pass the mids so that it doesn't play low notes.