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    JL audio C5 question?

    Right now i have the Hertz HSK165 run off a JL 900.5 active sound very good but sometime harsh.
    I wonder how good are the JL C5 compare to the Hertz?







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    Re: JL audio C5 question?

    What else do you have in your system? You may need a tune-up.




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    Re: JL audio C5 question?

    Pioneers 80PRS
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    Hertz Hsk165
    Hertz HX300

    My friend have the Hsk165 run off a Arc audio amp and it sound the same.




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    Re: JL audio C5 question?

    Quote Originally Posted by technobass View Post
    Pioneers 80PRS
    JL audio 900.5
    Hertz Hsk165
    Hertz HX300

    My friend have the Hsk165 run off a Arc audio amp and it sound the same.
    how's your electrical charging system at? I remember my 80 prs set with jbl ms62C set which has titanium tweets and they were not harsh at all unless something went wrong with the electricals/voltages and whatnot.



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    Re: JL audio C5 question?

    Have you adjusted the equalizer on the head unit? Checked your speaker wiring? "Sometimes harsh" could be any number of things, including the music. Music is not always supposed to be tender and pleasant, it can be very abrasive and unpleasant if that's what the artist intended.




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    Re: JL audio C5 question?

    Yes i check everything, the Hertz are very bright speakers i need to replace with something else.




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    Re: JL audio C5 question?

    Quote Originally Posted by technobass View Post
    Yes i check everything, the Hertz are very bright speakers i need to replace with something else.
    could be the head unit and audio/mp3 file itself more then the speakers, they are bright but they are certainly not Very bright by any means, something else is at hand here.

    what head unit are you running?



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    Re: JL audio C5 question?

    those speakers should be very smooth, i would double check all of your settings on amp, and stereo.




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    Re: JL audio C5 question?

    Got the JL C5 now great set.




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    Re: JL audio C5 question?

    Quote Originally Posted by technobass View Post
    Got the JL C5 now great set.
    u selling your hsk 165s then?



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    Re: JL audio C5 question?

    Make sure you back down the tweets on the crossover cause my set is too harsh with them not backed down




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    Re: JL audio C5 question?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tantricz View Post
    Make sure you back down the tweets on the crossover cause my set is too harsh with them not backed down
    to be honest you'd have to put it on the -3 db setting on most of the component sets in the market. Every fking tweet at 0 db is too **** harsh/overly bright!!



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    Re: JL audio C5 question?

    i have a NIB JL C5-653 3 way components.have same set in jeep was going to use these in wifes honda but shes getting a minivan.the c5 tweeters sound very warm.much more plesant on the ears than any others i have heard in past few years.many people like there focal,hertz ect which are very good speakers but i know there are alot of people who sell there tweeters right out of the box and purchase the c5 silk tweeters because they sound sooooo good.if interested in the 653s let me know




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    Re: JL audio C5 question?

    Quote Originally Posted by bluelake08 View Post
    i have a NIB JL C5-653 3 way components.have same set in jeep was going to use these in wifes honda but shes getting a minivan.the c5 tweeters sound very warm.much more plesant on the ears than any others i have heard in past few years.many people like there focal,hertz ect which are very good speakers but i know there are alot of people who sell there tweeters right out of the box and purchase the c5 silk tweeters because they sound sooooo good.if interested in the 653s let me know
    I had a set of C5s and went to the Hertz. The Hertz had much more output and overall detail. The C5s where nice low volume, so where the Hertz. High volume the Hertz left them in the dust.



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