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    Wiring a head unit for home audio

    I have a p99rs that I would like to use for my home stereo. What would I need to buy to do it? links are appreciated.

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    Re: Wiring a head unit for home audio

    a 12v source



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    Re: Wiring a head unit for home audio

    Quote Originally Posted by jdawg View Post
    a 12v source
    RS-25-12, Mean Well RS-25-12
    So would this one work?




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    Re: Wiring a head unit for home audio

    I've used one in home with a 12v source like that but I went with one that provided up to 10amp.... I only used the pre-outs because if you use the amp in the headunit, it's likely to draw more than the amp rating on the 12v converter. The one you're looking at has a max draw of 2




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    Re: Wiring a head unit for home audio

    Quote Originally Posted by cfox10 View Post
    I've used one in home with a 12v source like that but I went with one that provided up to 10amp.... I only used the pre-outs because if you use the amp in the headunit, it's likely to draw more than the amp rating on the 12v converter. The one you're looking at has a max draw of 2
    The p99rs has a max voltage draw of 2A, no internal amp in the deck.




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    Re: Wiring a head unit for home audio

    i have an 80 amp(yes i said 80 amp) 12v power supply



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    Re: Wiring a head unit for home audio

    Quote Originally Posted by West View Post
    The p99rs has a max voltage draw of 2A, no internal amp in the deck.
    I assumed that was the case (just thought I'd mention the amp draw) my old x911 drew about 3 or 4 amps I think and also didn't have an internal amp. I know most of the higher end units don't, but I didn't look the unit up so I thought I'd cover my grounds. I'd say you're fine with that one then. The only problem I had (and I'm pretty sure it was from the 12v converter) was a bit of humming.




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    Re: Wiring a head unit for home audio

    Quote Originally Posted by nu2spl View Post
    i have an 80 amp(yes i said 80 amp) 12v power supply
    Why? Just curious. I can only see it being useful for a test bench. Other than that, to power car audio inside? I'd rather get a plate amp or receiver with built in amp.




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    Re: Wiring a head unit for home audio

    Quote Originally Posted by cfox10 View Post
    Why? Just curious. I can only see it being useful for a test bench. Other than that, to power car audio inside? I'd rather get a plate amp or receiver with built in amp.
    you just answered your own question,yes test bench,i have a 3500 watt HT so no i dont need to use it for that



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    Re: Wiring a head unit for home audio

    Quote Originally Posted by cfox10 View Post
    I assumed that was the case (just thought I'd mention the amp draw) my old x911 drew about 3 or 4 amps I think and also didn't have an internal amp. I know most of the higher end units don't, but I didn't look the unit up so I thought I'd cover my grounds. I'd say you're fine with that one then. The only problem I had (and I'm pretty sure it was from the 12v converter) was a bit of humming.
    I no likie the humming... lol




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    Re: Wiring a head unit for home audio

    if your savvy enough you can mod a computer PSU to work.



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    Re: Wiring a head unit for home audio

    Quote Originally Posted by tylork92 View Post
    if your savvy enough you can mod a computer PSU to work.
    Done this way too... I actually think it's a better alternative since they are used to constant power (and changing power)
    Also... it's VERY simple to do.




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    Re: Wiring a head unit for home audio

    Quote Originally Posted by cfox10 View Post
    Done this way too... I actually think it's a better alternative since they are used to constant power (and changing power)
    Also... it's VERY simple to do.
    yea very simple, Ive modded a couple to use around my house as well. Currently have one modded to run LEDs for my fish tank.



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    Re: Wiring a head unit for home audio

    Quote Originally Posted by nu2spl View Post
    you just answered your own question,yes test bench,i have a 3500 watt HT so no i dont need to use it for that
    Ah, I'd like a test bench but 80 amps? that must've cost a pretty penny? I see a lot of people make test benches with a good battery and one of those 'trickle' chargers on about 15-20 amps..




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    Re: Wiring a head unit for home audio

    Quote Originally Posted by tylork92 View Post
    yea very simple, Ive modded a couple to use around my house as well. Currently have one modded to run LEDs for my fish tank.
    Not a bad idea... I just through a blacklight on my fishtank, got some blacklight coral/plants and fish... looks pretty good. Some people said the fish might die or bleed? I've had it for quite a long time and no problem so far.




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