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    audiocontrol matrix or epicenter?

    im looking to run my audio set up more efficent. i bought a audiocontrol matrix and a audiocontrol epicenter at flea market for a decent price. now im not sure on what one to install. can i install both.







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    Re: audiocontrol matrix or epicenter?

    they are 2 completely different pieces of equipment that serve 2 completely different functions.

    The Epicenter is a variable parametric equalizer and subsonic filter with a built in line driver. The HPF comes factory with a 12db/oct @ 33hz filter...this can be changed with interchangeable chips and is not by-passable. You would really need to determine if the chip in the unit is the one from the factory or not. It could affect output, depending on your sub stage design.

    The matrix is simply a neat little line driver that also has a built in HPF linked to channel 3 inputs that is factory set at 18db/oct @33hz, with interchangeable chips, non by passable.

    What is a rundown of equipment you are currently using? This would help us determine the answer to your question.




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    Re: audiocontrol matrix or epicenter?

    I'm running a alpine 9886 head unit alpine type r speakers allway around off a alpine 4 channel. Ihave a custom 18 mtx 9500/Psi. In a 7.50 cube box and I'm only running a small 1200 watt older brutus amp to break in a lil. I have 2 runs of 0 to trunk. One to each battery. And I have 3 frame grounds coming up threw trunk floor. One on each battery and one on sub amp.




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    Re: audiocontrol matrix or epicenter?

    And its in a 2005 impala.




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    Re: audiocontrol matrix or epicenter?

    Sounds good...I guess there is a lil more to the Matrix that it being a good line driver:
    http://rs.audiocontrol.com/company_38//matrix_OM.pdf

    I'd probably use the Matrix stand alone if I were running your set up. You could run the Epicenter off the back side of it as well, but it would take some tuning to make sure the levels were matched up and verify the HPF freq's were the same. If you don't want such a high setting on the HPF, I'd leave the Epicenter out and run through inputs 1 & 2 on the Matrix.




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    Re: audiocontrol matrix or epicenter?

    Thanks for ur help bud.




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    Re: audiocontrol matrix or epicenter?

    Quote Originally Posted by mtxfan4life View Post
    Thanks for ur help bud.
    That is some good equipment, You probably got a steal on them. The Matrix can do wonders for your system.




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    Re: audiocontrol matrix or epicenter?

    I'll have the epicenter up for sale soon.




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