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    9887 Configuration

    I just swapped my CD7000 for a 9887 and now I cant hear the subs. Ive gone through the HU and the subs are turned on and in stereo mode (L/R vs just one channel), bottom of the unit is set to F/R+sub rather than 3-way. Subs are set in phase. I guess the only thing I have left to try is the Imprint.

    Any ideas on what to check?



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    Re: 9887 Configuration

    The eclipse has a much higher pre-out voltage. check gains?




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    Re: 9887 Configuration

    Preout on the CD7000 is 5v, 9887 is 4v.



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    Re: 9887 Configuration

    I thought they had 8v.. nvm

    bust out the manual and reread?




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    Re: 9887 Configuration

    I had this problem with my 9886 I fixed it by getting a cd5030 :/



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    Re: 9887 Configuration

    Make sure subwoofer output is turned on. Just had this problem on a 9886 in a buddy's truck...



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    Re: 9887 Configuration

    When you push on the main knob (the volume knob, has fade and what not), a subwoofer level should come up. If it doesn't the sub isn't on.



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    Re: 9887 Configuration

    Quote Originally Posted by Buck View Post
    When you push on the main knob (the volume knob, has fade and what not), a subwoofer level should come up. If it doesn't the sub isn't on.
    It comes up. I have that set at 0 of 15.



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    Re: 9887 Configuration

    Quote Originally Posted by whitedragon551 View Post
    It comes up. I have that set at 0 of 15.
    If it's like the older alpine units, it should be at 15/15 to get 4v to the preout




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    Re: 9887 Configuration

    I figured it was some sort of bass boost so I left it off, but I guess the Bass/Treble settings would be bass boost?



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    Re: 9887 Configuration

    Rtfm




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    Re: 9887 Configuration

    Quote Originally Posted by whitedragon551 View Post
    I figured it was some sort of bass boost so I left it off, but I guess the Bass/Treble settings would be bass boost?
    It's not bass boost, you have to turn that up to get any kind of voltage for the sub output...



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    Re: 9887 Configuration

    That's what ya get for goin away from an eclipse......



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    Re: 9887 Configuration

    Quote Originally Posted by CHEMMINS View Post
    That's what ya get for goin away from an eclipse......
    The SQ on the 9887 is steps above the CD7000 and I havent even gotten out the Imprint kit or done TA yet. Just the clarity in the speakers is insane. From reviews Ive read its on par with the Pioneer P880PRS/P800PRS.

    Regardless. The only thing the manual says about the subwoofer scale from 0-15 is that you cant change it if the subwoofer is set to off.



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    Re: 9887 Configuration

    Set you're gains to about 25 or so on the headunit and up to 10-15 on the subwoofer level so you can turn the subs down without have to turn the volume down.



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