Originally posted by Aurorav8 Good to know.
I'm a newbie, obviously, and have had quite a few questions over the past few days...I may as well add to that list.
I plan on upgrading the system in the next few weeks. I will be adding new component speakers, and a 12" Sub and amp. When I do this, will I need to rewire the head unit so I am getting the full potential out of the internal amp?
And this v-drive that you mentioned...is this something that is already a part of the Alpine HU? Also, what does it entail when wanting to hook it up to get the full potential out of the internal amp on the HU?
How do you "hook up" the v-drive? Is it just a wire running from the HU to the battery, with a fuse in between?
When you wire an amp to a hu, you will be using the per-out (RCA) so you won't be needing any modifications on the internal amp. Besides, internal amps are crap with power. Bridging internal amps are not recommended either by mftrs, installers or anyone here with knowledge.
p.s. your wife has gotten a pretty neat headunit Man, I wanna get married too...
Sony C90, 210 EQ
Seas 27TDF/C, RE XXX 6.5, custom xo (dyn 240GT sitting idle)
RF 60.2 amp
Soundstream picasso 1400.1D
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