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    Will my sub be louder if I change HUs? (really crappy to good)

    Hey,

    I currently have a Nextar M930 HU running to my Kicker ZX750.1 and my 12" Type R. I'm getting an Alpine CDA-9883 or 9885 and I was wondering what kind of difference I'm going to see as far as my sub goes?

    The Nextar only puts out 1.2V and the Alpine puts out more than that I think.

    Will I have to reset the gain on my amp? WIll My sub be louder with a new HU?

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    Re: Will my sub be louder if I change HUs? (really crappy to good)

    Sound better, probably.

    Be louder, potentially. Yes you will have to set your gains. Most likely the alpine with have at least a 2v, if not a 5v preout.



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    Re: Will my sub be louder if I change HUs? (really crappy to good)

    My new Alpine CDA-9884 only has a 2V preout while my old CDA-9827 had a 4V. I know the CDA-9885 and CDA-9886 have a 4V while the CDA-9883 is a 2V. But I'm not complaining about my CDA-9884, I love it. Slightly more complicated than my old 9827 but it looks so good and I believe I finally figured everything out though. Just remember as ultimate157 said, set your gains right. Alpine FTW!




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    Re: Will my sub be louder if I change HUs? (really crappy to good)

    I should sound better and cleaner.




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    Re: Will my sub be louder if I change HUs? (really crappy to good)

    Louder? Not really. SPL guys have recorded a few tenths of a dB change by switching headunits. That's about all you're going to get.




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    Re: Will my sub be louder if I change HUs? (really crappy to good)

    you won't have to turn ur gain up so far with a higher preouts




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