Closed Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3

Reload Thread: Tweeter Placement

  1. #1
    Brett3rThanU's Avatar
    Brett3rThanU is offline Junior Member



    Join Date
    Mar 2011
    Location
    Houston, TX
    Posts
    3
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)

    Tweeter Placement

    I'm just about to do a complete overhaul on my car stereo in my 2006 Pontiac GTO and want some advice on the tweeter placement. Stock the 6.5" woofers are in the door and the tweeters are in the dash firing at the windshield. I'm going to be putting in some Boston Acoustic Pro60 component speaker which enables me to mount the tweeters directly with the woofer. I know you ideally want the tweeter as close to the woofer as possible, so should I mount the tweeter there or in the stock location in the dash?







  2. #2
    whitedragon551's Avatar
    whitedragon551 is offline Moderator



    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    MI
    Posts
    13,005
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    91 Post(s)

    Re: Tweeter Placement

    You can try them in a bunch of different areas. Generally its better to have the midbass infinite baffle down in the doors and the tweeters and midrange in the kicks.



    CA.com FAQ's
    CA.com TOS Agreement
    Forum Rules



    HU: ///Alpine 9887, KCE-400BT, KCE-433IV, KTX-100EQ Imprint, 8Gb iPod Touch
    Front Mids: Eclipse SC6500
    Front Tweeters: Morel made Xtant 28MM Silks
    Subs: Audiomobile Evo 10" TC2+
    Enclosure: 1.1 Cubes sealed with 10 Ounces Poly Fill
    Amp: Audio Systems Twister F6 380 III

  3. #3
    OmegaBunny's Avatar
    OmegaBunny is offline Moderator



    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Keyser, West Virginia, United States
    Posts
    2,702
    Post Thanks / Like
    Images
    1
    Mentioned
    62 Post(s)

    Re: Tweeter Placement

    From what I've read there are trade-off with different locations. Typically you would want to mount the driver and tweeter as close as possible, but if they are mounted low in the door they typically hit your leg as opposed to the ear. Mounting in the dash puts lots of space between the set and there is a chance that the tweets can sound bad because they are bouncing off the windshield. The nice thing about components is that you can mount the tweets just about anywhere you want. Try different locations until you find the place that sounds the best.



    2007 Black Diamond FJ Cruiser with Box built by Pro-Rabbit
    H/U Kenwood DNX6960
    Sub: 1-18" Zv3 with NS coils and cone Sub Amp: Mmats 2100.2
    Front Stage: Hybrid Audio L6 mids, SEAS Neo Tweets, SAX 100.4, RF 3sixty.2
    Bought From: Rio, davidtemple, Bassin Buick, Pro-Rabbit, Kangaroux, KyleBechtold Traded With: WhiteDragon551 Sold To: jdmeklove, Kpozr2, 97accordalpine

Closed Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may post attachments
  • You may edit your posts

1e2 Forum