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    Yes, the hiss is present with the engine off....

    Yes, the hiss is present with the engine off. Actually, I can get it where the hiss is inaudible ( basically I have to put my ear directly on the grill to hear it) even with the engine off IF my...
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    Tuning Baby Steps ;)

    I managed to get the input and output levels of the crossover set with the amplifier gains set to zero still.

    First, I noticed that when i turn the amp gains up, I start to get a quiet hiss from...
  3. I fixed the remaining noise problems...

    I fixed the remaining noise problems today!...switching 2 of the 3 jumpers inside the DQS to the "balanced" position did the trick.
    (Took me a while to find the jumpers though...since you actually...
  4. Nope, not Streetwires( figured i would tell ya...

    Nope, not Streetwires( figured i would tell ya that while you are still readin' ) Most of the problem was fixed today though by having the grounds redone...though there is still a tiny bit of noise....
  5. A grounding problem is annoying , but at least it...

    A grounding problem is annoying , but at least it should be fixable.

    The DQS's troubleshooting guide also mentions input grounding. saying:"...the source unit may look for a ground through the RCA...
  6. Nightmarish Noises and other Problems :(

    I got my system installed today and couldn't be less happy.

    -First of all the noise...a lot of engine noise, changing pitch as i press the gas

    -Second more noise...even with the engine off and...
  7. Plugged in...nothing i read mentioned i had to...

    Plugged in...nothing i read mentioned i had to plug it in!!! hehe.

    "Team Polk" has a nice ring to it, hehe. Though I have to admit that I still know almost nothing compared a lot of y'all....
  8. By all digital...i mean like an external sound...

    By all digital...i mean like an external sound processor designed to work with a specific head unit, which utilize an optical connection prior to the output of the eq/processor. I am not sure, but i...
  9. Silly me, sometimes I make too many assumptions...

    Silly me, sometimes I make too many assumptions and abbreviations...and y'all know what happens then...i/p = input, o/p = output.

    I got my shipment from UPS with all of my toys yesterday!!!!

    I...
  10. Yes, i would be running "3 way", since the HU has...

    Yes, i would be running "3 way", since the HU has 6 channels o/p and the DQS has 6 i/p. On one hand you are so right...the amount of tweaking available from the HU is very nice and a lot to handle....
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    Over the course of the past week, I installed...

    Over the course of the past week, I installed most of the sound deadening I will have into my car. I also ordered a set of SR5250 and an SR124DVC.

    I am still trying to decide which amplifiers to...
  12. Speaking of tuning...I have been searching for an...

    Speaking of tuning...I have been searching for an appropriate equalizer for my system.

    -I have (ordered from crutchfield and in the mail) a set of SR5250's and an SR124DVC.
    -My head unit has six...
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    I thought it might help to know that the manual...

    I thought it might help to know that the manual and install guide for the CD7200mkII are located at:

    http://www.eclipse-web.com/us/download/manual/index.html

    Hope it helps the people other...
  14. Breaking-in; installation or tuning issues?

    I have read a lot of posts that mention the break-in period needed before the SR speakers start to sound their best.

    My first question is:
    What exactly is happening to the speakers during the...
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    Helix is not better than Brax, but as far as I...

    Helix is not better than Brax, but as far as I can tell, the same parent company makes both since one can get to both from the same company website...but Brax are crazy expensive, even compared to...
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    If i were to go class A, was looking at Helix...

    If i were to go class A, was looking at Helix primarily. I may have a hook-up of a friend who lives in Germany, but I have to wait a few days until her husband get back since he is a local and knows...
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    Components and the sub will both be SR, the only...

    Components and the sub will both be SR, the only thing with speakers themselves that i haven't decided on is 5250s or 6500s. The sub will be an SR 124.(It's just a little insane:) ).
    Unfortunately,...
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    I am looking at different amplifiers now...They...

    I am looking at different amplifiers now...They can be a little confusing since I know that high S/N ratio is good, and low THD is good, but those numbers can't be the only things i worry about.
    ...
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    Not to spoil the surprise...but I have actually...

    Not to spoil the surprise...but I have actually already ordered an Eclipse CD7200 mkII. It wasn't an easy choice, but I found it for a very reasonable price when most places, like Crutchfield, were...
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    On a related crossover note...If my HU were to...

    On a related crossover note...If my HU were to have (haven't actually gotten it yet) an 18db/octave crossover, but for some reason that were not a steep enough slope for the application; would an...
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    I checked that Eclipse Head unit out and the...

    I checked that Eclipse Head unit out and the stats did look to stack up nicely against the Alpine, I'll admit. I actually like the fact that an amp is required, and am surprised more head units of...
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    Thanks a lot for the effort you put into your...

    Thanks a lot for the effort you put into your response, MacLeod:) Taking some of your input, I started to look at the Alpine head units, though I was unable to locate the 9877 on their website....
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    This is what I get for trying to learn?

    First of all, I thought that posting questions and asking for car audio advice was about learning more and becoming more educated about it before making decisions. Even if someone(thumpin07) didn't...
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    Ground Up System Install

    First off, I am still in the pre-building phase of my installation on my 2003 G35 Coupe. As such, I am trying to get as much ideas and information as possible before beginning my build. (Of course, I...
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    Interesting to hear that some people think they...

    Interesting to hear that some people think they are junk, as I was looking to get a Kenwood Excelon head unit to run my system(Specifically the DDX812). Since I will be fitting the unit into the...
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