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    Help with setting up HU.

    I recently installed a Kenwood KDC-X889 (Saturday to be exact) and was wondering about the EQ settings and so forth. Basically I want to know what a good range is to set them at. Also, Where should I set my Sub-sonic filter on my amp (adjustable from 15-35hz) All equiptment is listed in my sig. if anymore info is needed.



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    Re: Help with setting up HU.

    eq settings is all up to you. how many bands does that HU have? i mean if you feel that some frequency ranges aren't playing loud enough. lets for example 5khz isn't playing loud enough. go to 5khz and bump up the eq a bit. if lets say your tweets are very sibilant (which is between roughly 5-10khz) then tone down that area a bit. EQ settings is all up to you.



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    Re: Help with setting up HU.

    It has 4 bands. I am not sure which 1 of the 4 adjusts what. I may mess with it later and see what I can come up with. Any other thoughts? Thanks.



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    Subs-2 12" Alpine Type R 4 ohm DVC
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    Re: Help with setting up HU.

    what kind of eq? PEQ? or just a graphic equalizer?



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    Re: Help with setting up HU.

    Not sure, I don't have the manual with me (I am at work). I will get some more info on it in a little while.



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    Re: Help with setting up HU.

    The EQ in the eXcelon KDC-X889 is a 4 band PEG with each band having the following possible center frequencies:
    • Band 1: 60Hz, 80Hz, 100Hz, 120Hz, 160Hz, or 200Hz
    • Band 2: 250Hz, 315Hz, 400Hz, 500Hz, 630Hz, 800Hz, or 1kHz
    • Band 3: 1.25kHz, 1.6kHz, 2kHz, 2.5kHz, 3.15kHz, or 4kHz
    • Band 4: 5kHz, 6.3kHz, 8kHz, 10kHz, 12.5kHz, or 16kHz



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    Re: Help with setting up HU.

    My first post

    Set subsonic at around 20 or 25hz...depends how low your subs go.




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    Re: Help with setting up HU.

    I messed around with it a bit last night. Got it to where I like the sound of everything. I think I may have blown one of my Boston mids in the process though. Time for some new ones.



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    front comps-6.5 in. Boston Pros
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    Subs-2 12" Alpine Type R 4 ohm DVC
    Sub amp- Hifonics Brutus BX1205D
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    Re: Help with setting up HU.

    Quote Originally Posted by WRC555
    My first post

    Set subsonic at around 20 or 25hz...depends how low your subs go.


    Great job on your first post having absolutely nothing to do with the question regarding the EQ (in a head unit) that was originally asked!

    But aside from that, Welcome to the forum



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    Re: Help with setting up HU.

    Hey, thanks for the advice guys. The Kenwoods have TOOOOOOO many adjustments and ****. One of these days I will get evreything set where it needs to be, but it is good for now. The sound quality is amazing.



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    Headunit- Kenwood Excelon X889
    front comps-6.5 in. Boston Pros
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    Subs-2 12" Alpine Type R 4 ohm DVC
    Sub amp- Hifonics Brutus BX1205D
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    Re: Help with setting up HU.

    Quote Originally Posted by Prowler573


    Great job on your first post having absolutely nothing to do with the question regarding the EQ (in a head unit) that was originally asked!

    But aside from that, Welcome to the forum

    Chill out, dawg. Read his post again



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    Re: Help with setting up HU.

    Quote Originally Posted by WRC555
    Chill out, dawg. Read his post again
    I stand corrected - you're right!
    + rep points for showing me the err of my ways....



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