Car Audio

Does a DSP make a difference?

At the simplest level, a DSP can be considered a glorified yet extremely precise tone control. When you combine the features of a processor with measurements from a real-time analyzer, a properly trained technician can dramatically improve the tonal balance and accuracy of your audio system. What does DSP do in audio? Short for “digital …

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What is a DVD-Audio player?

DVD-Audio (also abbreviated as DVD-A) is a digital format designed to provide high-resolution audio on a DVD disc. Most DVD-A discs contain DVD-Video compatible data with a standard Dolby Digital 5.1 or Dolby Digital 2.0 soundtrack that can be played on a standard DVD player. What is the difference between Audio CD and DVD? The …

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What is car radio DSP?

On nearly every street and highway in the world, digital signal processing (DSP) is improving the sound from someone’s car stereo. This arrangement helps reject road/engine noise and make voices sound clearer. What is DSP used for? DSP is used primarily in arenas of audio signal, speech processing, RADAR, seismology, audio, SONAR, voice recognition, and …

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When should you use a capacitor?

Capacitors are widely used in electronic circuits for blocking direct current while allowing alternating current to pass. In analog filter networks, they smooth the output of power supplies. Will an audio capacitor drain the battery? A capacitor will not discharge a battery prematurely. No speaker, in the history of speakers, has ever been blown by …

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What does a ground loop do?

In effect, the ground loop acts as a single-turn secondary winding of a transformer, the primary being the summation of all current carrying conductors nearby. Since the wire ground loop usually has very low resistance, often below one ohm, even weak magnetic fields can induce significant currents. Can ground loop damage speakers? It wont do …

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Do I need an LOC?

You do not need a LOC, a decent amp will accept high level inputs from the speakers. The signal from the stock stereo is pretty clean, you can just tap into the right and left speaker wires from the back of the stock stereo and run those to the amps (high level input.) What does …

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Is Jensen good speakers?

Sounds very good in both. I currently own all of the Jensen Alnico Speakers (P12R in a Vox AC15, P12Q in an extension cabinet and a P12N in a Fender Blues Deluxe) and they all are quality speakers. These speakers sound a lot better than your average ceramic by far. Detailed sound response. Is Pioneer …

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