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Jan 10, 3:22pm - #370588 
Weird Stero noise...

I was working on my stero and i was hooking everything up.. to the cap and grounding it and all that crap and then i turned on the car.. and the sub started sounding like 2 dogs humping.. it was weird as hell.. anyone know what is wrong with it.. or got a suggestions to fix it


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Jan 10, 3:27pm - #370589 
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Jan 10, 3:30pm - #370590 
i never heard two dogs humping...My head unit whistles a little bit...and it sounds pretty weird but it's just because i didn't spend time to ground it extremely well...and my power wires are right aside of my speaker wires...but i didn't feel like fixing it...maybe that's the problem you have? confused

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Jan 10, 3:52pm - #370591 
sounds like I ground problem... lemme find my last post about a similar problem

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Jan 10, 3:52pm - #370592 
It's called EVP. I think you need to watch white noise. Someone might be trying to contact you.

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Jan 10, 3:54pm - #370593 
is the cap and the amp grounded in the same exact spot?


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Jan 10, 3:54pm - #370594 
rofl funny stuff

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Jan 10, 3:55pm - #370595 

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Jan 10, 4:36pm - #370596 
i just moved the ground to my trunk lid ground and it still went at it.. has nothing to do with the cap because when i hooked the power directly to the amp it still did it, i attached a movie file.. the first like 3 seconds you can hear the weird ass noise... the ground is directly to the body... the power is directly on the battery... i have monster cable signal wire... whats going on.. MTX's subs btw

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Jan 10, 4:52pm - #370597 
also relisten to it from the start of the clip... you can hear this high pitch sound coming out of the sub, my cap is mounted on the right side of the box right where the right sub gets it's power... and also right by the sub it self you can kinda see it in the video.. is that bad?


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Jan 10, 5:41pm - #370598 
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Jan 10, 6:01pm - #370599 
check if your RCA's are ALL the way in thumbsup


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Jan 10, 6:26pm - #370600 
those are in... now the question is... are the in all the way in the head unit... i will check that


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Jan 10, 6:45pm - #370601 
i don't think the ones in the back of the head unit are it.. i can't get to them and i didn't install my radio so i can't figure out how to take it apart to see if the RCA's are plugged in all the way... i took my subs out and am going to rewire everything i can from there... letting them warm up letting the amp warm up (cold out side) and i am going to put it in tomorrow if anyone has any other ideas tell me please!!!! confused confused spineyes spineyes


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Jan 10, 7:24pm - #370602 
k i just took apart my whole dash to find if those 2 little RCA cables are plugged into the subwoofer outputs.. and what do you know i did all that work FOR NOTHING lol... angry angry but i learned how to take apart my head unit... spineyes tomorrow will be a new day and hopefully a day when the boom boom comes back

they are in ALLL the way i pushed them hard and even pulled them out and put them back together


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Jan 10, 7:25pm - #370603 
could be from the RCAs being reversed or not all the way in in the back, good call on that. I tend to just assume things like that are taken care of.

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Jan 11, 3:37am - #370604 
From the dog humpage to the EVP analogy, I don't even know what to say haha. It looks like you're running out of options man... know of any audio experts that would look at it? The most unimaginable thing I can think of is that your ground / remote / positive wires are running too closely together. Interference can be a problem if they are not seperated properly, and that goes for throughout the entire car... but again, that's a long shot.


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Jan 11, 4:35am - #370605 
remote and signal wires are run on drivers side of the car, power is run on the passanger side of the car, ground in the trunk. the question is having the cap mounted to close to a sub would that cause some kind of magnetic interference


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Jan 11, 7:26am - #370606 
The crappy Panasonic sub i had in my old GT was making that noise when it was blown. frown

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Jan 11, 9:07am - #370607 
Yeah I would say it was blown but didn't you say you just got them? It seems premature to have them be blown especially two of them. Check the settings on your amp maybe? I'd still lean towards a ground problem personally.

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Jan 11, 9:07am - #370608 
they are not blown though... you can see the clip *points up* they are making sound it just... like a amount of interference i have never heard before


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Jan 11, 9:09am - #370609 
try changing the settings on your amp as well.

When subs are blown they still make sound by the way. It sounds very similar to that actually. Same with speakers, blown speakers still make sound, may even still play music. I don't think they are blown if you just got them though. UNLESS the place that installed them reversed the polarity on the subs. THat's an option also

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Jan 11, 9:12am - #370610 
The subs are not brand new.. they have been in 1-2 different cars... the subs were working the day before.. then i disconnected the system and tried to reconnect it yesterday and this thing happened


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Jan 11, 9:13am - #370611 
Originally Posted by FloydianSlip6
try changing the settings on your amp as well.

When subs are blown they still make sound by the way. It sounds very similar to that actually. Same with speakers, blown speakers still make sound, may even still play music. I don't think they are blown if you just got them though. UNLESS the place that installed them reversed the polarity on the subs. THat's an option also


I was gonna say if they are wired in wrong they can blow just from that...

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Jan 11, 9:15am - #370612 
The wiring has not changed from how they have always been. can a CAP being on the side of the box create some kind of problem with the magnet in the subs.

also they are not even making a sound of music it just that massive sound you heard the stero was on mute when i took the video.. so is that just some weird feedback?


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Jan 11, 3:29pm - #370613 
so i found the problem... nothing anyone thought about but people were close... the subwoofer output on the head unit was fried and giving that weird feedback. I know this because when i hooked it up to the speaker outputs on the be back of the head unit everything worked normally and the subwoofers were hitting as hard as normal.. so i am getting the head unit repaired (since it was under warranty). no music right now


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Jan 11, 8:24pm - #370614 
1.) Remove humping dogs 2.) Try again

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