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Power connection there are three power pins on the back of this eq which one is the ground pin

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Re: power connection

Theres supposed to be a harness that plugs into that connector. It will have the international color standard wires. Contact a kenwood dealer to get the harness.

Posted on Sep 15, 2007

Re: power connection - Kenwood KGC-6042A 9-Band Car Equalizer Car Equalizers & Crossovers

The middle is the ground

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Jet sound equalizer js 214 wire color code

Black wire is ground, Red with 5a fuse is hot. Green/black is L Ground BTL, Grey /black is right ground BTL, the RCAs are left and right low level inputs. Then there is the 5 pin connector. It has a red wire for +12v, two black wires for input grounds, a green wire for left Hi input and a gray wire for right high input. If you install using traditional common ground high level, then you don't used the two BTL wires. Just connect the wires from your 5 pin connctor. If you use the low level RCAs for inputs, then you only need to connect the red and black from your 5 pin connector.(Plus the main red and black) Make sure the switched on the bottom of your EQ are set correctly. COM for common ground and LOW for RCA input or High for Green/Gray wire input. If you are using a floating ground the select BTL and connect the two BTL wires to the floating grounds of your stereo. There is also a line input adjuster so you can adjust your input sensitivity to match your reciever. I have the owners manual if you have any other questions.






Feb 01, 2012 | Car Equalizers & Crossovers

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I have a parametric equalizer, which has only three wires. How do I connect it up to my car stereo?

most of the time you'll have 1 yellow or red for power 1 black for your ground and 1 blue for your remote then all thats left is your RCA jacks some eq are different and has more wires to none hope this was helpfull

May 05, 2010 | Car Equalizers & Crossovers

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KENWOOD 9-BAND EQ DOES NOT POWER ON, i have all 3 wires connected and nothing, eq does work i had in different car, but wont power on at moment

Hi try earthing the chassis of the unit as well to ground with a wire. Sometimes units have to grounded all round. Check the inline fuses also to be sure

Best of luck

Jul 24, 2009 | Car Equalizers & Crossovers

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Power supply connection for pioneer eq-6500

top left - orange.....goes to aux or memory wire
top right - blue.......goes to the remote wire used with amps
bottom left - black.......goes to the ground wire
bottom right - red........this goes to your hot wire

May 31, 2009 | Pioneer EQ-6500 9-Band Car Equalizer

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I need to find out the weiring diagrame to install it

Equalizers Like a crossover, the equalizer gets installed between your receiver and your amplifier. The outputs will be preamp connections to your amplifier. You'll find EQs that are designed to be installed in the dash, above or below your receiver. Others are designed to be mounted in a remote location, like the trunk. Either way, the wiring connections required will be the same. To install:
1. Mounting the equalizer:
A remote-mount EQ can be securely mounted with just a few screws. Anywhere between the receiver and the amp is fine. Most people mount the EQ in the trunk near their amp, especially if you have more than one amp. This also makes it easier to add additional amps later. You should mount it where it will be easy to get to so that you can make adjustments without too much trouble. Don't mount your EQ directly on steel — you will invite noise problems. Instead, install it on a non-conductive board and attach the board to the car body (or use rubber grommets under the screws to isolate the crossover).
An in-dash EQ can be mounted above or below your in-dash receiver, assuming that you have space available in the dash. This will require custom installation work. Another option is installation below your dash, in a universal under-dash mounting kit. To install the under-dash mounting kit, attach it to the mounting surface using the supplied self-tapping screws. In most cases, the use of an under-dash kit will require modifications to the kit or to the mounting surface.
3a-xover.jpg Locate the remote turn-on lead behind your radio (usually a blue wire). 3b-xover.jpg Connect the turn-on lead from your amplifier wiring kit to the blue wire. You can wrap the bare wire ends together and cover with electrical tape, or use solder. 2. Making the power connections:Your EQ will require 12-volt power, ground, and turn-on signal connections.
  • To obtain 12-volt power: Cut a length of small-gauge cable (16 gauge is typically sufficient) long enough to reach from the EQ location to your vehicle's fuse panel. Strip one end of the wire, and attach it to the EQ's power input. This may require a crimp-on connector, or bare wire might be sufficient, depending on the equipment you're installing. Route the wire from the EQ location to your car's fuse panel. Using a fuse tap, connect the wire to a source of switched 12V power.
  • To ground the EQ: Remove a bolt near the EQ mounting location. Crimp a ring terminal to one end of a length of small-gauge wire, and then bolt the terminal tightly to the vehicle's metal chassis. Scrape away any paint and clean the bolt location thoroughly. If you can't find a convenient ground screw or bolt, drill a hole for one — be careful not to drill into the gas tank or a gas or brake line.
  • Making the turn-on connection: In most cases, you can tap into your in-dash receiver's amp turn-on lead to get a turn-on signal for your EQ. Remove the receiver from the dash to access the turn-on wire (usually a blue wire). For step-by-step instructions on removing your vehicle's radio, see your vehicle-specific Crutchfield MasterSheet™, or read our In-Dash Receiver Installation Guide. Strip the insulation off a small section of this wire coming from the radio. Strip the insulation off another small-gauge cable that's long enough to reach from the in-dash receiver to the EQ, then connect the two with crimp caps or solder. Wrap the solder or crimp connection with electrical tape to guard against a short. Using wire ties to secure the wire, route the turn-on lead behind your dash all the way to the EQ mounting location.
3. Making the signal connections:
In most cases, you'll be routing RCA cables from your in-dash receiver's preamp outputs to the inputs of your EQ. While your receiver is out of the dash to access the turn on lead, connect a set of RCA patch cables (long enough to reach your crossover in its mounting location) to these outputs, taping them together so they won't come apart. Route the patch cables (again using wire ties) behind the dash, and to the crossover mounting location.

May 14, 2009 | Alpine Car Equalizers & Crossovers

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How do I wire an car stereo to an equalizer

from what you have explain you have a no experience to do so get your system installed by an audio installer safety come first and u have no clue for your safety seek a qualified person to do it

Mar 13, 2009 | Car Equalizers & Crossovers

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Power connection

look at the back it should show you
power, ground and remote

Jun 05, 2008 | Kicker 03KQ9 9-Band Car Equalizer

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Wiring problem

Usually Sony EQ's have a square, 4-pin connector on the back of them

If your looking at the back of the EQ, the upper left pin is +12V (power), the upper right is the Remote, the lower left it Ground, and the lower right is usually not used, but can sometimes be the Illumination circuit... but again, usually is not used.

Mar 21, 2008 | Sony XE-90MKII 9-Band Car Equalizer

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Wire diagram for installation and where can i get the plastic inserts for the buttons

i just got the wiring for the sony xe-mk90II eq, heres a picture :
top right is the ground , bottom right is constant power, blue is the remote turn on. if you have a old wire harness around you can pull out the blue ,yellow, and black wires with the metal clip on and make than fit right where the wires should go. but make sure u rap the metal clips with electrical tape so the wires dont touch or you will fry it.


Feb 22, 2008 | Sony XE-90MKII 9-Band Car Equalizer

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