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Monday, January 03, 2011

Tune Your Speakers For Maximum Productivity

Purchasing car speakers may be an important decision to make but later the tuning of those speakers is also very important. If the settings of the newly installed car speakers are not up to its best then you may be missing out on all the best output of your speakers. Once you have chosen either a component system or a full-range system then make sure you tune up its setting with the help of a professional or yourself by following the guide book. As car speakers are bought for maximum sound output but setting it wrong whether it is the location of the speakers or the settings, it can lower the productivity.

Pioneer TS-A6871R 3-Way Speakers

You have the brand new car speakers with you and now its time to install and tune them. A smart choice of settings can maximize the output of sound from your car speakers. You can make each penny worth it by tuning your speakers by following the guidebook you get along with the brand new set or by asking the help of professional car speaker’s installers. For basic tuning that can affect your sound output are as follows:

Pioneer TS-G4642R 2-Way Speakers

The selection of component speakers will pay off at this stage when it comes to tuning the car speakers. As component speakers come with separate tweeters, crossovers and woofers the location to set them up is mobile which allows you to experiment different locations and to pick which is the best place for each one of them. The tweeters are the major equipment in the car speakers that can allow maximum and good quality sound output. As they are free from other components therefore test which position is the best for them before installing them. The time spent will be worth it if you find the perfect location and setting for these tweeters that will give an output of realistic productivity.

Due to the preference given to component speakers, Full-range speakers are also coming with tweeters that are movable for better result. Crossovers in car speakers have settings that can compliment the sound coming out of the tweeters. The same technique should be used for crossovers before installing them permanently. Try out with different locations with the same setting to find out where it plays best. To recheck these settings listen to your favorite CD in high volume to avoid any irritating noise or overly bright output by trusting your ears.

Pioneer D-Series speakers

Once the front speakers are set up perfectly then focus on the rear ones. These act like the backstage music in car speakers which is as important as the front ones. The sound output should be at the same time without overlapping each other. Ironically many car speaker experts suggest keeping your rear speaker’s settings so that you can hardly notice that they are there. The reason is still not clear to me but I believe it is due to the fact that if the rear speakers make a lot of sound it steals the focus from the front speakers which ruin the image of the stereo sound system. Most of the sound production should be done from the front speakers while the rear speakers are just there for support.

Then your subwoofer comes which always goes in the trunk or under the back seats. To avoid vibrations made by these subwoofers or lessening the road noises, products like Dynamat are used to reduce the vibrations in a car. A foam perplex is also installed which works dually by keeping your car speakers away from dirt, dust and maximizing speaker life while improving sound and bass results.