distortion

  1. K

    Fusion fp-402 distortion protection flashing

    I have a fusion fp-402 amp connected to two sony xplod subs , there hasnt been a problem with it since i connected them at home about 1,5 years ago , just last night i turned them up and they were cutting out , when the volume is turned up the protection light starts flickering when the bass...
  2. S

    Help! Sub not acting right. Is it blown?

    Okay so I’ve had this Sundown Audio SA-10 v2 in my car for about 1-2 years. It’s been running at 1000 watts rms which is 250 over spec however everything I read up on said these subs could take way more than that. Anyways here in the past few days the sub had been cutting out making very little...
  3. Drew Barry

    Need advice on recent install for 2012 F150

    I recently installed 2 6x9 Alpine SPR-69 speakers in my 2012 F-150. I added an Alpine MRV-F300 amp to power all speakers. The headunit is a Kenwood DDX9703S.  It sounds ok but something seems off with the distortion and can't get the clear bass I'm after. I'm wondering if having 2 way speakers...
  4. G

    RCA Distortion From Head Unit

    So I have a somewhat crappy aftermarket head unit (Boss 460BRGB) so that if my car is broken into and it is stolen it wont be too bad a hit. Anyways I recently installed a Hifonics Zeus ZXX-1000.4 amp for my 4 kenwood 6x9 speakers. The two door 6x9s are rated at 115w rms at 4 ohm and the rear...
  5. D

    High Volume Distortion

    I'm having an issue with my new car audio setup at high volumes. My head unit goes to 50, but after 35 or so the high and low pitch noises become distorted; the mid level pitches sound fine. I have pre-amp wiring going from my head unit to my amp that pushes 60 watts RMS x 4 at 4 ohms to my...
  6. R

    Tweeters sound distorted (feel like there blown..) when car start

    Hi guys, i am new in the word of audio system for car, altought i find my way to do everything by myself because i like to understand how thing work together. i came across some problems this weekend after installing my front tweeters,speakers and rear speakers. I got also everything that i...
  7. C

    Distortion Appearing in Different Amplifier Channels? Help Me!!

    I recently installed an amp and two subs I was lucky enough to get from someone I found local here on the forums. This is my first amplifier install. The first problem I had was distortion in the left front speaker (not sure what kind of distortion, sounding janky at higher tones usually). I...
  8. J

    Sound Distortions While Using AUX???

    HI! I have a 2012 Cruze, Stock head unit, Every time I plug my phone into the AUX it works fine. But if I plug my phone into an USB adapter cigarette lighter to charge I get really loud distortions that sounds like I'm being attacked my the Matrix. I did some looking and heard a good Crossover...
  9. J

    Optimum Performance?

    I have a pair of 500 watt speakers and a pair of 225 watt speakers connected to a 50W x 4 deck. And when I turn the volume louder they become distorted and sound bad. Is there a way to fix this? I also have two 10 inch subs on a 400 Watt amp
  10. M

    speaker wire too big for push connectors

    Hey, im trying to wire my hds315 down to 1 ohm using 12 gauge speaker wire. Only problem is it is too fat to fit. Can this cause distortion if all of the wire cannot fit in the connector? Just got my sub fixed from soundqubed and its making a rattling sound at any volume. What should i do?
  11. H

    Distortion When Trunk is Closed?

    So I have a Polk dxi 124 DVC subwoofer inside the trunk of my '91 Honda Civic. I have set the gain so that it sounds great with the trunk open, but I noticed that as i close the trunk I can hear it distort. Is there a way to fix this issue? The enclosure is ported by the way and it is firing...
  12. R

    Can running rca cables next to power cable cause distortion?

    I'm getting distortion in my sub at a relatively low volume. The head unit goes up to 60 and I'm getting distortion at 23. The head unit has a 10 band equalizer so I turned them all to zero and it distorted at 30. I'm just thinking it shouldn't be distorting at such a low volume. Head unit...
  13. N

    Distortion from all speakers when not faded to rear only.

    I'm currently only listening through my rear speakers because all speakers including the rear get distorted and crackle when the system is balanced and faded evenly, no amount of eq fixes this issue except for full rear fade, and lowering the volume only reduces the issue slightly. I was...
  14. B

    Jensen Stereo distorts when motorcycle idles

    I have a Jensen JMS2212 Marine Stereo on my 05 BMW K1200LT. The controller was installed up front on the gas tank and the amp/stereo is in my saddlebag. The Problem - when I ride the stereo sounds great. But when I stop at a light, the volume decreases and the radio breaks up. If I shut the...
  15. R

    Tweeters are irritating

    hello, i hope someone can help me. I have the Polk SR6500 series speakers and im havomg some problems with them. the first is that the tweeters seem to have an irritating "S" sound to them when their are any vocals and it is bothering me so much. also I keep hearing distortion come out of the...
  16. A

    Engine noise..

    So I just installed a Soundstream Dtr4.500 and wired only two channels so far to two tweeters and two horns, I'm running the signal from my mono amp which gets it's signal from a Stinger Line out converter, I've grounded all places possible, changed the RCA's to straight to the line out and...
  17. S

    Distortion Problem: Subs produce continuous sound while deck is on

    SPECS Car Details: -2003 Acura RSX Type S (w/ Bose Stereo) -Deck feeds to two amplifiers: Mono, Stereo and then to the speakers. Bass Package: -Amp: Phoenix Gold Ti -Subwoofer: 2 Phoenix Gold 12' Ti (Wired 2 ohm) -Fixed Line Converter (Wired from the stock mono amplifier) Now that you...
  18. K

    Help with distortion in Midrange speakers! Driving me crazy!

    Hey guys. I need some help solving this issue because its driving me crazy! Cant figure it out. Firstly, my setup: Car: 2012 Challenger SXT Audio Spec: Stock Head Unit- Using Step down converter to RCAs audicontol Line Driver- Six Channel 1st channel- Mids 2nd & 3rd Channel- Sub...
  19. O

    Amp distortion

    Ive been searching on here trying to find an answer but i cant, I recently bought a mb quart onyx 1000d and when i turn the gain up (using a dmm) my type r makes an distorting noise, at a lower volume then my previous amp did wich was a sony explode that gave it 450 watts and was a class a/b,so...
  20. J

    Distortion on stock speakers.

    Hi, I recently got my 750.1 kicker amp and 2 kicker CompVR subs installed in my Mazda 3. I am using the stock deck and using the amps high-level input to convert the rear speakers wire from a high - low signal. However, every time I play a song that has good bass the stock stereo speakers (NOT...
  21. C

    My speakers distort over volume of 3 (help)

    i got a new alpine head unit for my celica and before there was a old pioneer. When i put the alpine in , i couldn't turn the volume over like 4 other wise everything distorts.(i have stock speakers) do i need to replace my speakers and tweeter, also i try to mess with the bass and mid, it...
  22. P

    RCA cables matter?

    Hey, I have a clarion touchscreen deck and a 90W rms X4 4 channel amp running my JL audio C2 speakers. I understand that I am overpowering my speakers a bit but I don't really think that affects anything that I am having issues with. So first, when I turn the deck on there is a staticy sound...
  23. C

    Voices passing thru to Subs.

    I have been installing my 1st aftermarket amp/subs in my ride. Now that I've gotten sound, I am also getting voices passing thru to my subs. Any idea what the culprit might be causing this? Any help would be greatly appreciated. I've looked around online to see if this issue has been brought...
  24. 99regal

    Massive Issues

    i know im probably going to take some crap for this but i have some problems and i hope someone will be able to help. i have an old school pioneer flip out. 2 15 in thunder 9500s on a 2000 watt u.s. amp. i also have 3 EVs 2 15s and a 12 on an older power acoustic 850 ( i think ) watt. after...