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Annao2485
04-13-2009, 10:38 PM
I have apair of infinity reference 6422 cfp 4x6 plates and they have a button on the front that says 0db or +3db, not sure what this means?

99grandprixGT
04-13-2009, 10:39 PM
it add dbzzz

lilmaniac2
04-13-2009, 10:40 PM
it attenuates them ( makes them louder )

fasfocus00
04-13-2009, 10:40 PM
don't push it it'll cause your speakers to self destruct.

Rich B
04-13-2009, 10:40 PM
Tweeter level most likely.

Stephen_c
04-13-2009, 10:40 PM
it add dbzzz


:fyi:

BeAlLsTaR13
04-13-2009, 10:40 PM
when the button is pushed down, it decreases the db by 3, to lower the sound incase you dont like too much highs

maybe i got it mixed up, you can figure it out, push it down and you will hear the get louder or a little quiter.. not much difference

sorry if i got it flip flopped, havnt had experience with infinitys

Annao2485
04-13-2009, 10:41 PM
So what do I put them on?

blimblam
04-13-2009, 10:41 PM
personal preference

Stephen_c
04-13-2009, 10:43 PM
it attenuates them ( makes them louder )

fail

jdawg
04-13-2009, 11:14 PM
put them on whatever sounds better, really it doesnt add is subtracts ie. +3 is really 0, and 0 is -3,

DidUHearThat?
04-13-2009, 11:30 PM
put them on whatever sounds better, really it doesnt add is subtracts ie. +3 is really 0, and 0 is -3,

This.

It adjusts the tweeter level to -3 or flat. Which ever sound you prefer. If your tweeters are far away and you usually listen at low levels you will prefer the 0 (+3) setting.
If you tweeters are near your face or you usually listen at high volume, you will probably prefer the -3 setting (0 DB).

azbass
04-13-2009, 11:32 PM
it attenuates them ( makes them louder )

do you even know what that word means?

subzero
04-18-2009, 06:15 PM
it attenuates them ( makes them louder )


do you even know what that word means?

From Dictionary.com..
at⋅ten⋅u⋅ate   /v. əˈtɛnyuˌeɪt; adj. əˈtɛnyuɪt, -ˌeɪt/ Show Spelled Pronunciation [v. uh-ten-yoo-eyt; adj. uh-ten-yoo-it, -eyt] Show IPA verb, -at⋅ed, -at⋅ing, adjective
–verb (used with object) 1. to weaken or reduce in force, intensity, effect, quantity, or value: to attenuate desire.
2. to make thin; make slender or fine.
3. Bacteriology, Immunology. to render less virulent, as a strain of pathogenic virus or bacterium.
4. Electronics. to decrease the amplitude of (an electronic signal).

–verb (used without object) 5. to become thin or fine; lessen.

–adjective 6. weakened; diminishing.
7. Botany. tapering gradually to a narrow extremity.


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Origin:
1520–30; < L attenuātus (ptp. of attenuāre to thin, reduce). See at-, tenuis, -ate 1

Annao2485
04-21-2009, 08:11 PM
This.

It adjusts the tweeter level to -3 or flat. Which ever sound you prefer. If your tweeters are far away and you usually listen at low levels you will prefer the 0 (+3) setting.
If you tweeters are near your face or you usually listen at high volume, you will probably prefer the -3 setting (0 DB).

Thanks this is exactly what happens, and I like my tweeters to sizzle like sunday morning bacon, ummmm....!

mcsoul
04-21-2009, 08:22 PM
Thanks this is exactly what happens, and I like my tweeters to sizzle like sunday morning bacon, ummmm....!

You picked the right speakers then!

bamaster
04-22-2009, 12:36 PM
Well, I know that the Image Dynamics CXS64 components that I have, the crossover attenuates the tweets by 3db. I thought the theory here was that since tweets are generally closer to your ear than the mids, reducing the volume will give the front stage some balance in terms of output.

My guess is that the default setting is that the tweeter is attenuated 3db. The button overrides that. Me thinks.