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    Would a crossover solve this?

    I've got 2 tweeters and 2 door speakers being powered by the same set of wires coming from my head unit. When I'm listening to music and the person says a word that has an "S" in it, the tweeters really pick it up, and it sounds like crap. I don't have a crossover and have never really had the extra money to buy one, but if it's what will fix this problem then I guess I could get one. Is not having a crossover my problem?







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    Re: Would a crossover solve this?

    i really think that would be a solution.... my freind did the same thing speaker wise and once he added the X-over it really helped balance things out a bit....
    the cross over is something that is really a must when using tweets!!

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    Re: Would a crossover solve this?

    Dude, you need to use a crossover. Most tweeters aren't designed to play much below 2khz....I'm suprised you haven't blown them yet.




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    Re: Would a crossover solve this?

    Well everyone around here does it like that. The local shop even installs them like that. Most people never blow them, but some do. When I buy a crossover I'll probably buy new tweeters too. What's a good cheap crossover?




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    Re: Would a crossover solve this?

    I have a feeling your tweets may have a passive x-over, so they are all ready covered, give us more information about your system, speakers, amps, etc...



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    Re: Would a crossover solve this?

    Quote Originally Posted by BurgerKing
    When I buy a crossover I'll probably buy new tweeters too. What's a good cheap crossover?
    Active or passive?? If you are going passive, be careful, you can't just hook up any tweeter on a passive and expect it too sound good (especially since putting a 8ohm tweet on a passive xover designed for a 4ohm tweeter will change the xover point, and vise versa).




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    Re: Would a crossover solve this?

    euaaa...confusion...I don't know much about tweeters. I think the ones I have are 8ohm...and I owned a pair of tweeters before these that had a little box connected to the wire that came with it...I guess that was a crossover, I dunno.




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