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Connecting an amplifier to the built-in front loader

I have a 2008 Ford Fiesta 1.6 TDCi and would like to install an amplifier with some more speakers. The problem being that there is no AUX out on the in-built front loader (or is there?) to connect the amplifier. I fiqured I could use the feed from the back door speakers to the amplifier, connecting a filter inbetween. What is the best filter to use and the confiqurement to reduce noise (as I presume there would be)? Can I interlink the filter input and the back speakers (connected in parralel) or would it affect the resistence for the output of the radio? Hoping you could help, Kevin

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  • kevinn197 May 12, 2009

    Thanks for the quick responce!

    Does "tapped" mean that the rear speakers is connected on the same line as the input of the converter? Would'nt this reduce volume those speakers?

    Thanking you in advance,

    Kevin

  • kevinn197 May 12, 2009

    What is the best way to sort out the remote switching issue? As I dont want my amp to be ON constantly!

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You simply need a line level convertor.
It is tapped into the rear speaker(s) wire and converts the signal into a low-level RCA output your amplifier can use.
A good one will have a noise supression circuit built in.

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Posted on May 12, 2009

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    blueextc3221 May 12, 2009

    PAC is the best around








    But they are pricier than the cheapo brands.

  • blueextc3221
    blueextc3221 May 12, 2009

    The radio will not sense the convertor - and sound will not be affected.

    Adding new speakers will only affect the resistance load on the ADDED amplifier.



    Thanks

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