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  1. Thread: SQ Steps

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    That statement just means that each speaker is...

    That statement just means that each speaker is playing in phase with the other, or at least that's what I meant by it.

    I'll see if I can dig up some links that will give you guys some good reading...
  2. Thread: SQ Steps

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    The arrival time for each needs to be very close,...

    The arrival time for each needs to be very close, if the tweeters are delayed too much, their presence will be more noticeable and you'll actually be pulling the sound stage downward toward the floor...
  3. Thread: SQ Steps

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    If your tweeters are in locations very close to...

    If your tweeters are in locations very close to the mids (like in kick panels) then I do not believe delaying them like you suggest will work. That will only work if they are up high in doors, the...
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    This is a really loaded question! Yes, a lot...

    This is a really loaded question!

    Yes, a lot of companies buy caps from a commercial vendor who puts their label on them. Many of these capacitors are not up to the rating they say they are (1...
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    Sale Pending

    Sale Pending
  6. Thread: SQ Steps

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    I think you're right. If you have the option, I'd...

    I think you're right. If you have the option, I'd suggest even more bands of EQ. AudioControl makes some nice units.

    Thanks for sharing your settings.

    Mcleod,

    Thanks for the explanation.
  7. Thread: SQ Steps

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    Mcleod: How much later do you want to hear the...

    Mcleod:

    How much later do you want to hear the tweeters in general? I saw your settings on page one, but is that for compensation for actual physical distance? Or are you really delaying them that...
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    $125 shipped! I don't know how you can beat...

    $125 shipped!

    I don't know how you can beat that deal, even the DB's don't go for that cheap!
  9. Thread: SQ Steps

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    The 80 and 125 might be from resonant vibrations...

    The 80 and 125 might be from resonant vibrations added by the doors vibrating.

    What I usually do is eq like this.

    Far side -2, near side + 2

    That way you end up with a net 0 unless you...
  10. Thread: SQ Steps

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    You need to adjust the EQ to center your...

    You need to adjust the EQ to center your soundstage as I laid out somewhere on page one.
  11. Thread: SQ Steps

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    I would definitely get the 1000hz and the 1khz...

    I would definitely get the 1000hz and the 1khz reversed polarity tracks so you can burn them to a disk back-to-back and do an A-B-A type test with them. With the standard 1khz track, the tone should...
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    Somebody asked if this was going to mess up the...

    Somebody asked if this was going to mess up the sound for other listening positions inside the car. The answer to that is a resounding YES! A lot of electronics have memory pre-sets now so you can...
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    You should start a new thread for this if you are...

    You should start a new thread for this if you are interested.
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    I didn't totally follow your wiring info, but any...

    I didn't totally follow your wiring info, but any wire AWG16 or better (lower number) is going to be pretty adequate. Ideally you'd want something like an oxygen free copper with many strands. This...
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    You can mount the crossovers in the trunk if you...

    You can mount the crossovers in the trunk if you like, that won't hurt anything. The speaker wires that polk uses are totally adequate, I highly doubt you could ever hear a difference between a...
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    This is a great thread, lot's of good advice! ...

    This is a great thread, lot's of good advice!

    Aiming speakers (especially tweeters) is really a simple thing.

    When the speaker is facing directly at you, it will be it's loudest (barring...
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    How about $145 shipped? I just want to sell these.

    How about $145 shipped? I just want to sell these.
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    I really don't need that many RCA's, a couple...

    I really don't need that many RCA's, a couple 2-channel about 5 foot or so, but I'd have to measure and check, etc. I just bought a bunch of them now, so I actually don't need what I did before.
    ...
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    Send me a PM with what you've got and I'll talk...

    Send me a PM with what you've got and I'll talk it over with ya.
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    OK, Well, I'm flexible so just let me know if...

    OK,

    Well, I'm flexible so just let me know if you're interested. I might also consider trades or partial trades for Streetwires brand 1/0 power cable, power rings for same or RCA interconnects....
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    I paid about $280 from Crutchfield when I bought...

    I paid about $280 from Crutchfield when I bought them and that was right before the new Mobile Monitor series debuted. If you think I'm way out of line, just PM me with a price and I'll consider it,...
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    Yes I do! :) Let me know if you're interested.

    Yes I do! :)

    Let me know if you're interested.
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    FS: Momo 6.5 component set MMC6500

    I bought these brand new from Crutchfield about a year and half ago and have used them for roughly one year's time occasionally (maybe once or twice a week). I was really pretty happy with these, but...
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    16 gauge should be sufficient. Aim the...

    16 gauge should be sufficient.

    Aim the speakers however they sound best to you. My standard starting point is to aim the opposite side speaker directly at your eyes and the near side speaker...
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    Report your findings. I'd leave the a-pillar pair...

    Report your findings. I'd leave the a-pillar pair disconnected until you have have everything else working out, then play with them. You could also use them only and skip the ones in the kicks if...
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