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    Do I need an equalizer?

    I just bought 2 pioneer subs
    Pioneer 12" DualVoiceCoil 2Ohm Subwoofer TS-W309D2 - Best Buy

    Will be getting an amp soon.

    What I wanted to know is, do i need an external equalizer? If yes, which one? I have an Acura with factory stereo and equalizer (built in; touch screen).

    Please advise.







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    Re: Do I need an equalizer?

    If you want the best sound from your factory speaker locations then yes, you need an equalizer. A separate DSP is the way to go, and if you haven't installed one I highly recommend you go to a sound quality specialist to have it installed and tuned. Soundscape in Plano may be worth talking to.




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    Re: Do I need an equalizer?

    Quote Originally Posted by basskill View Post
    I just bought 2 pioneer subs
    Pioneer 12" DualVoiceCoil 2Ohm Subwoofer TS-W309D2 - Best Buy

    Will be getting an amp soon.

    What I wanted to know is, do i need an external equalizer? If yes, which one? I have an Acura with factory stereo and equalizer (built in; touch screen).

    Please advise.
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    Re: Do I need an equalizer?

    How many bands should a decent equalizer have now a days?



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    Re: Do I need an equalizer?

    I was looking into either a Cadence CEQ783 or CXR7



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    Re: Do I need an equalizer?

    Why would he need an equilizer if he sets the basics up correctly.



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    Re: Do I need an equalizer?

    Quote Originally Posted by basskill View Post
    I just bought 2 pioneer subs
    Pioneer 12" DualVoiceCoil 2Ohm Subwoofer TS-W309D2 - Best Buy

    Will be getting an amp soon.

    What I wanted to know is, do i need an external equalizer? If yes, which one? I have an Acura with factory stereo and equalizer (built in; touch screen).

    Please advise.
    Not for a sub stage. When you get around to amping your main speakers then ask again.



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    Re: Do I need an equalizer?

    I'm doing my mains how many bands should I look for?



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