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    treble setting at -6 with my alpine hu and kappas?

    i have infinity kappa 60.5cs components and an amp pushing 100x2 to them... i have an alpine head unit and while i love the tweeters, it seems like they are REALLY bright... when im playing at loud volumes, i have to have the bass setting at 0 and treble setting at -6 out of -7... while this sounds best to me, it just seems kinda weird that i have to set it this low?


    also i have my crossover set to "flat" instead of contour.. should i be changing this?







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    Re: treble setting at -6 with my alpine hu and kappas?

    You can try playing with the crossovers. Does the passive x-over for thoes components have a jumper in them or any othe methods of adjustment? Sometimes that's a good way to go.



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    Re: treble setting at -6 with my alpine hu and kappas?

    Quote Originally Posted by Beat_Dominator
    You can try playing with the crossovers. Does the passive x-over for thoes components have a jumper in them or any othe methods of adjustment? Sometimes that's a good way to go.
    no the x-overs dont have any settings except the flat and contour setting




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    Re: treble setting at -6 with my alpine hu and kappas?

    The flat/contour is on teh deck or the passive x-overs?

    If it's in the passives, you might give it a try.



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    Re: treble setting at -6 with my alpine hu and kappas?

    Quote Originally Posted by Beat_Dominator
    The flat/contour is on teh deck or the passive x-overs?

    If it's in the passives, you might give it a try.
    the x-overs... thsi is what the contour option does "reduce midrange output resulting in louder percieved high frequency and bass"
    so obviously this would just make the tweeters MORE bright right.




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    Re: treble setting at -6 with my alpine hu and kappas?

    Bummer.



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    Re: treble setting at -6 with my alpine hu and kappas?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jmac
    The reason is because Alpine has a useless Treble center frequency ...

    meaning? in laman's terms




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    Re: treble setting at -6 with my alpine hu and kappas?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jmac
    It doesn't do much to reduce the frequencies which cause the harshness ...

    well theres 4 freq options in the treble setting... 10k 12.5 15.k and 16.5 k


    which one should i have it on to have the most effect on the harshness




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    Re: treble setting at -6 with my alpine hu and kappas?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jmac
    10 kHz, but it still won't do a whole lot ...

    The center frequencies are far too high ...
    do you have any idea if the flat or contour setting is better?




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    Re: treble setting at -6 with my alpine hu and kappas?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jmac
    You could try it ...
    they seem to sound the same =/




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