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    bad SQ from HU, help

    I just got a cda-9855. my old deck was a deh-550mp. i liked the sound of my pioneer, but i wanted the features of the alpine. now i got my alpine and it sounds bad. i cant figure out where the bass and treble settings are. and i dont understand the EQ. its a 7 band EQ, and its NOTHING like my pioneers 3 band EQ. also, does any1 know if the "Media Xpander" is a good thing to use? will it send a dirty signal like Pioneer's "loud"?







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    Re: bad SQ from HU, help

    OK you have to hold the MENU button for 2 seconds or whatever then you can make your own EQ....7band graphic or 5 band digital parametric..I use the 5 band... and to save the settings you have to hold the glidetouch for 2seconds on P1 -P6 (pick one)....if you use the 5 band press BAND to change the freq's and press SOURCE/POWER to change the width of the change then use the volume knob to change the LEVEL of the freq

    you can also use iPersonalize...from alpines website and set it how you want the EQ and everything.... and just put it on a cd and bam!

    I use the MX on level 2 for CD, CDWMA but 3 for Radio....mainly it boosts bass and highs ...no mids...I will eventually turn it off once I get my (3) GTO804's in

    I have the '53 btw...mine sounded "bad" at first cuz I was used to my EQ on my P7600MP but the Alpine has opened up my lil 4.5" bose

    You will get it eventually...took me two days



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: bad SQ from HU, help

    Quote Originally Posted by negativezeroz
    OK you have to hold the MENU button for 2 seconds or whatever then you can make your own EQ....7band graphic or 5 band digital parametric..I use the 5band...

    you can also use iPersonalize...from alpines website and set it how you want the EQ and everything.... and just put it on a cd and bam!

    I use the MX on level 2 for CD, CDWMA but 3 for Radio....mainly it boosts bass and highs ...no mids...I will eventually turn it off once I get my (3) GTO804's in

    I have the '53 btw...mine sounded "bad" at first cuz I was used to my EQ on my P7600MP but the Alpine has opened up my lil 4.5" bose
    i know how to change the EQ, how do u change bass and treble?




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    Re: bad SQ from HU, help

    Quote Originally Posted by fatryan
    i know how to change the EQ, how do u change bass and treble?
    You can't directly change "bass and treble" settings with the 53 and 55. You have to adjust with the EQ. It takes time and alot of cd's to get it just right.



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: bad SQ from HU, help

    Quote Originally Posted by negativezeroz
    You can't directly change "bass and treble" settings with the 53 and 55. You have to adjust with the EQ. It takes time and alot of cd's to get it just right.
    that sux. i dont understand the eq




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    Re: bad SQ from HU, help

    Quote Originally Posted by fatryan
    that sux. i dont understand the eq
    What don't you understand about it? I might be able to help.



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: bad SQ from HU, help

    congrats,you just purchased the single most unuser friendly HU ever made




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    Re: bad SQ from HU, help

    Quote Originally Posted by excelerater
    congrats,you just purchased the single most unuser friendly HU ever made
    You and your '33....



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: bad SQ from HU, help

    Quote Originally Posted by negativezeroz
    What don't you understand about it? I might be able to help.
    i dont understand how it works. when i increase a band, it decreases something else. im confused




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    Re: bad SQ from HU, help

    Quote Originally Posted by fatryan
    i know how to change the EQ, how do u change bass and treble?

    That's what the EQ is for




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    Re: bad SQ from HU, help

    Increase as in change level or change the width?



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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    Re: bad SQ from HU, help

    should leave your bass/treble settings flat anyway. Let your amp do it's job.




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    Re: bad SQ from HU, help

    Quote Originally Posted by squeak9798
    That's what the EQ is for
    well then how do i make my highes louder?




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    Re: bad SQ from HU, help

    Quote Originally Posted by negativezeroz
    Increase as in change level or change the width?
    change level i guess. it goes from like... -6 to +6 i think..per band. and when i mess with the lowest one, the highes die, and vise versa. this EQ is totally different from my pioneers EQ. im at a total lose on how to set it right.




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    Re: bad SQ from HU, help

    Change the higher bands to 3.0 width then maybe +3 or more to see how it sounds....or just use iPersonalize and you can see the graph



    Quote Originally Posted by profilepower
    lol..sum guy thinks a box make subs tight..
    a box might help alil....so you saying if ya 15 is in the same box as my 10. theyre both as tight as each other???
    whatever..the thing is the mark means something..so you thought i have a 10 foot sub???
    this guy is the dumest of you all....HAHahahAHAhaHahAHAhaHa
    oh i think the lil boy complaining is talking about i hit a n instead of a s. it confused him..
    i'm sorry lil boy now is it better......its 10'' is tighter.
    my 2 marks are too far apart i'm going back to 1. it means inches lil boys..ok
    Quote Originally Posted by Trey803
    ports should ALWAYS be larger than your capacitor
    http://shecant.myminicity.com/ind

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