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    Why my highs sound distorted?

    when i turn my music up pretty high i am hearing distortion coming from only my tweeters they are the kicker ones..ive had my system for over a year with no problems and this is the only problem the music jus sounds ridiculously distorted im running the 350.4 to them and its powering 4 other pioneer 6.5's. what would cause the highs to be distorting after about a year?







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    Re: Why my highs sound distorted?

    tweeters go poof



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    Re: Why my highs sound distorted?

    **** so u think they are blown? cuz its weird they both sound ****ed up but only when they are loud they dont sound distorted when they are low.




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    Re: Why my highs sound distorted?

    have you touch anything on the amp?




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    Re: Why my highs sound distorted?

    nope all the amp settings have remained the same for like a year. could it be anything with the tweeter overs? cuz on songs with not that high of frequencies it wont distort but then on other songs with high frequency they will distort




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    Re: Why my highs sound distorted?

    any1?




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    Re: Why my highs sound distorted?

    sounds like they need a higher xover point




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    Re: Why my highs sound distorted?

    Are they metal domes? I've seen a few metal dome tweets crack over time, after that they really start to sound very harsh.



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    Re: Why my highs sound distorted?

    Quote Originally Posted by DBfan187 View Post
    sounds like they need a higher xover point
    k and where should i change the xover from? the amp or the HU? i got the ks13 kicker tweeters




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    Re: Why my highs sound distorted?

    Where are you speaker crossovers at...........assuming you are still passive.



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    Re: Why my highs sound distorted?

    Quote Originally Posted by bigbangtheory View Post
    Where are you speaker crossovers at...........assuming you are still passive.
    k how do i check where the speaker crossovers are at? is this on the amp or on the x-overs that came with the tweets i did not do my own setup i had a shop do it for me




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    Re: Why my highs sound distorted?

    Double check for pinch points there may be some insulation over the months that has rubbed off and may arc to chasiss another lead of the speaker wire, thus at loud volumes with more voltage running in the wire the arc can reach farther.




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    Re: Why my highs sound distorted?

    k ill check the tweeter wiring




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    Re: Why my highs sound distorted?

    Quote Originally Posted by yo0123yo View Post
    k ill check the tweeter wiring
    Correct me if i'm wrong but It could be any of the speaker wires even a mid if it is pinched, it could send back a strange signal to the amp causing it to distort the highs.




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    Re: Why my highs sound distorted?

    well i just found somethikn out... i took my door apart and found that when i move the neg and pos wires around that connect to the tweeter it cuts in and out so im pretty sure its not blown since its cutting in and out when i move the wires around




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