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    How do you Ground RCA's of the Head Unit???

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    Re: How do you Ground RCA's of the Head Unit???

    take a ground wire and wedge it in the outer rim of the rca plug as you plug it in making sure not to touch the + lead on the rca.

    i had to do that on a few pioneer decks that were really noisy for some reason.




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    Re: How do you Ground RCA's of the Head Unit???

    I'm using all three pairs of my pre outs. So I have to do it to all 6 plugs?
    That's alot of messy wires. Lol



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    Re: How do you Ground RCA's of the Head Unit???

    So do i ground each of the 6 RCAs or just do it to one?



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    Re: How do you Ground RCA's of the Head Unit???

    All 6 get grounded, either to the chassis of the h/u or to a ground on your car.

    You dont have to use wire this thick as in the pic, but you can see it isnt a big mess, just make sure your rca's can plug back in perfect, and your ground wire around the rca connects are tight enough to make good contact. Only takes a half hour and gets rid of the problem...... FO - EVA





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    Re: How do you Ground RCA's of the Head Unit???

    my pioneer unit had the extention for the rca's.(unlike the one above) i plugged in all 3 sets of rca's and wrapped wire around each one and grounded similiar to the one above.. pretty much the same concept though. worked great for me.



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    Re: How do you Ground RCA's of the Head Unit???

    Quote Originally Posted by sbcaprice305 View Post
    my pioneer unit had the extention for the rca's.(unlike the one above) i plugged in all 3 sets of rca's and wrapped wire around each one and grounded similiar to the one above.. pretty much the same concept though. worked great for me.
    I also have the extension for the RCA's and did the same thing you did.
    The noise got a little bit better, but there's still a little bit of whine noise.
    Can it be anything else? Thanks



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