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bread0710
07-03-2010, 08:09 PM
i have a set of the hybrid clarus c61-2s. i let them break in for a few days and decided to tune them today. everything sounded great until my left tweeter cut out. the mid and the right tweeter and mid are fine though.i have my gain set less than half. i noticed the crossover gets really warm. i recheked the wiring and made sure that was ok. it only cuts out on sogns that have alot of highs. anyone have any idea? i have a kenwood kdc-X994 as a headunit also.


edit: checked the tweeters with my dmm and they both read the same.im thinking it could be the crossover thats bad. ill try and switch the crossovers to see but if anyone could help id appreciate it. thanks :)

RAM_Designs
07-03-2010, 08:24 PM
What amp are you using? "Gains set less than half" still means you can be clipping the signal and sending dirty power to the speakers. It all depends on how you have stuff set on your HU, how high you turn the HU up, and when your HU starts clipping.

bread0710
07-03-2010, 08:27 PM
What amp are you using? "Gains set less than half" still means you can be clipping the signal and sending dirty power to the speakers. It all depends on how you have stuff set on your HU, how high you turn the HU up, and when your HU starts clipping.

cactus sounds pf 500.2. volume is 25/35 and everything is flat. i asked kenwood at what volume it starts to clip since i dont have an oscope. they say it was designed not to clip even at full.but i dontk now if i should try tuning it up to 35/35 and keeping my gains really low. ive never had this priblem before. :(

Lakota
07-03-2010, 08:35 PM
Contact Scott Buwalda or Dave Edwards. I'm sure those guys wouldn't mind helping you out.

bread0710
07-03-2010, 08:41 PM
Contact Scott Buwalda or Dave Edwards. I'm sure those guys wouldn't mind helping you out.

i want too but i dont think scott is there on saturdays im going to wait to monday and call. i was just seeing if anyone else had any ideas.

Earthman
07-04-2010, 02:36 AM
im interested in what comes of this as i was looking at those

Bumpin' Goalie
07-04-2010, 02:55 AM
I believe that H/U has a "Supreme+" feature. Try having it off.

bread0710
07-04-2010, 06:00 AM
I believe that H/U has a "Supreme+" feature. Try having it off.

i have it off. i cant figure it out. in my other car i have a pair of boston pro60SEs with a sax125.2 and have no problems. maybe ill try switching amps and see if it helps.

keep_hope_alive
07-05-2010, 12:51 PM
it's most likely the tweeter protection. it means you're either clipping the amp or the tweeter protection needs to be replaced (i.e. you get a new crossover and HAT will just replace the part).

ramos
07-06-2010, 11:09 AM
i want too but i dont think scott is there on saturdays im going to wait to monday and call. i was just seeing if anyone else had any ideas.

You can usually get a hold of Scott every day but Sunday.


Do both crossovers get warm, or just the one with the problematic tweeter? :)

bread0710
07-06-2010, 05:17 PM
You can usually get a hold of Scott every day but Sunday.


Do both crossovers get warm, or just the one with the problematic tweeter? :)


its just the one that gets warm. so this weekend i stripped and re-ran wires, checked to make sure no wires were cut inside the door, and switched the crossover from the passanger side to the drivers side to see if it was the tweeter that went bad. this time the drivers side went out and the passanger side didnt. so i called scott and told him what happened and what i did thsi weekend and he said also it sounds like the crossover. he was very very nice and he said send it in and he will send me a new one as soon as possible. :)

ramos
07-07-2010, 08:46 AM
Werd , I thought it might be a crossover issue as well. Scott is good people, he will take care of you :)