Car audio enthusiasts covet power and control. To achieve these things, you can add an amplifier and equalizer to your stereo system. The amplifier will add volume and depth of sound to any stereo. The equalizer gives you the ability to control the sonic output to meet your specific demands.
Head Unit Has No Remote Wire
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Most amps will come with a complete wiring kit. But if yours does not, you'll need the main power wire, an inline fuse use the size wire and fuse that the amp manufacturer recommends , a ground wire, RCA cables, speaker wires, remote turn-on wire and connector plugs to suit head unit, amp and speakers some units may just require bare-wire connections. The amount of space you have to work with will help determine the size amp you buy. A common place to fit an amp is in the trunk or luggage compartment of your car. However, if you're driving, say, an SUV, space becomes limited and you'll need to consider mounting the amp under, behind, or between the seats. Another consideration is that amps generate heat—hence the need for cooling fans. They should always be placed in a position that allows maximum airflow.
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If you want to upgrade your sound system in your car by adding a sub woofer or speakers powered by an auxiliary amplifier without having to get a new head unit then hopefully this should help you : I decided to keep my standard head unit because it looks well in the car, is less likely to attract thieves than a shiny after-market unit and it is a factory upgraded unit anyway and i find it gives pretty good audio quality, it works with the steering wheel controls and has bluetooth and aux-in, so an after-market unit wouldn't offer a substantial upgrade. Factory head units rarely have RCA or "Low line" outputs which your amplifier will need for it's input signal. If you dont have it then you should acquire it from your car manufacturers customer service phone number, your local dealer or the internet.
Didn't find the answer you were looking for? Ask a Question. Jackie Russell answered. Although the car radio wirings might defer depending on the make of your car, it is relatively simple to connect the speaker wires from the head unit accordingly.