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    Using Xover on HU or amps

    I'll posted this at DIYMA but would like to get more responses so I'm posting it here too.


    If you had the ability to fully adjust the xover settings to how you like using either the amps or HU's xovers what would you choose and why? (as in there were no limitations to which frequencies can be played around with) This is a question for both active and passive setups.



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    Re: Using Xover on HU or amps

    I personally like all the controls at my fingertips. So I'd say on the head unit.



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    Re: Using Xover on HU or amps

    Me too. I hate being so vague about this but I'm really asking is by using the HU's xovers would you compromise "SQ" over using the amplifier's xovers?


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    Re: Using Xover on HU or amps

    Quote Originally Posted by Dozy_production View Post
    Me too. I hate being so vague about this but I'm really asking is by using the HU's xovers you compromise "SQ" over using the amplifier's xovers.
    Is that a question? I dont think you compromise SQ any by using the HU xovers instead. I've never really used a seperate xover before so I really cant say much on that though.



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    Re: Using Xover on HU or amps

    Quote Originally Posted by Keith H View Post
    Is that a question? I dont think you compromise SQ any by using the HU xovers instead. I've never really used a seperate xover before so I really cant say much on that though.
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    I've always used the HU's too.



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    Re: Using Xover on HU or amps

    HU...then again mine will do -24db whereas the amp won't.

    Not to mention...I can change it whenever I want without getting out of the truck to access the amps.



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    Re: Using Xover on HU or amps

    HU w/ processor.


    I don't think would be a difference in 'sq' of you use one or the other if you have the same x-over point and slope. However it would difficult to know the exact x-over point when using the amps x-over.




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