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    humming in my sound sysem

    why do i hear a humming on my sound system, specially when i step on the gas. I have a HU, equalizer, Amp, and speakers.

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    Re: humming in my sound sysem

    the humming is referred to as alternator whine. you have either a cheap eq or amp, or poor grounding. bypass the EQ and see if the humming goes away, it should as inexpensive eq's are notorius for being sources of noise. if so, try adding ground loop isolation or power line filtering to the eq. if you have a pioneer head unit then ground one of the RCA shields.

    and most important, ensure all equipment are well grounded. poor grounding is the #1 cause of noise.



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    Re: humming in my sound sysem

    check your gains, check your gains, check your gains. after that check your gains again. than check your grounds.



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    Re: humming in my sound sysem

    maybe theres a hummingbird trapped in your dash wanting out ....




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    Re: humming in my sound sysem

    do you listen to Crash Test Dummies? that could be the problem



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