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    Is it worth it for me to get a new HU?

    Currently running a decent alpine one. alpine ute-42bt

    It only have 2 sets of preouts @ 2v each. Currently I'm using y splitters to run my 4 channel off the "front" preouts and my sub amp is going off the "rear/sub" preouts.

    Is it worth upgrading to something that has 3 preouts (front,rear,sub) and is at 4V? Will I even notice a difference? Maybe something like this: http://www.futureshop.ca/en-ca/produ...4a643fd3ffen02

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    Re: Is it worth it for me to get a new HU?

    You may, but it depends. If the HU is by far the "weakest" link in your system, then yes. You have coaxial speakers, so aside from fader control and a few extra features, I don't see it being worth the money for you. Amplifiers can already do full power with your 2V pre-outs anyway. You're good.




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    Re: Is it worth it for me to get a new HU?

    you'll need one if your sub feels like its falling behind your music. With coaxials you probably dont need an SQ head unit. When you get to components then most definitely switch it up to a better head unit.



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    Re: Is it worth it for me to get a new HU?

    it seems that you would have more control over each output. i bought a three output a few years back, best thing i ever did, recently bought another three rca out, front back and sub, just for the bluetooth for my iphone.




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