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Sony gtx 500 cd deck/ kenwood 8104d tuning

I have a sony ,in dash gtx500 and a kenwood mono amp ,, i have a big time ,proplem with the tuning , to get the most and best sound , where do you start to tune and set all the adjustments.............thanks jb

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  • mongoisme33 Feb 21, 2009

    i have a kenwood 8104d mono amp and two ''12 rockfor fosgate subs and a sony deck. what are the best settings for my amp like the bass boost and stuff

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Set your HPF and LPF on the headunit to match the crossover on the kenwood amp.

I have the same amp, it's really not difficult to figure out. Try these settings, For the AMP: Bass Boost: 0 Crossover: 150 Level: 1

Now just go into the menu for your head unit and make sure you set the crossovers to 150 or whatever option you have, just make sure they match.

Simple.

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Why is my deck not controlling my subwoofer level?


If your Sony receiver has a separate sub output, it probably has a fixed level for application to a powered sub. Your mono amp can only boost the fixed signal level it receives from your receiver. The receiver can't drive that mono amp harder

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make sure all your wires you are using to connect the amp are 4 gauge check your ground make sure its drilled threw thick metal scuff off the paint that its grounded too and check how you have your subs wired see what ohm there wired in the you can get more power out the amp in 2 ohm then 4 ohm

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Which are the differents diagrams to wire two sub dvc 4 ohms


I guess this Amp is stable down to 2 ohms. 500 Watts X 1. Unfortunately there is no way possible for you to present a 2 ohm load to the output of this amplifier. Here are your options.

Speakers in series with VC in parallel = 4 ohm total Z
Speakers in parallel with VC in parallel = 1 ohm total Z (not good)
Speakers in parallel with VC in series = 4 ohm total Z ( Whats the point)
Speakers in series with VC in series = 16 ohm total Z ( Whats the Point)

So your best option to maximize power transfer from your amp to your speakers would be option 1. (Z = Impedance)

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Owners Manual for Kenwood Car radio Model KDC-M4527


KDC-M4527
CD Receiver with WMA/MP3 decoder Built-in

Audio Features
- 4 x 50 watt maximum output power by MOSFET Power IC
- 1 RCA preout, 2 Volt
- Separated tone control: Bass/Mid/Treble
- Source tone memory
- Balance/Fader/Loudness control
- System Q: Sound control with pre-programmed tone curves
- Auxiliary input with optional unit (CA-C1AX or KCA-S210A)
- Attenuator (-20dB) with smooth volume return

Tuner Features
- 24 presets: 18 FM, 6 MW/LW
- K3I clean reception Tuner
- Radio Data System (RDS) with Radio text
- Auto memory entry (AME)
- Up/Down seek tuning
- Local Seek
- FM Stereo/Mono selector
- Tuning mode : Auto1/Auto2/Manual
- DAB reception with optional unit KTC-9090DAB

CD Features
- CD-R/RW compatible
- 8 times over-sampling
- 1 bit D/A converter
- S/N ratio: 105 dB
- Dynamic range: 93 dB
- Channel separation: 85 dB
- MP3 decoder with ID-3 Tag display
- MP3 decoder MPEG-1/2 Audio layer-3
- WMA decoder: windows media audio
- CD-text
- Random/Repeat/Scan Play

Changer Features
- Dual changer control capability (CH1/CH2 & AUX)
- CD-Text with compatible units
- Disc Name Preset System with compatible units
- Disc & Track repeat
- Disc & Track scan
- Disc & Magazine random play

General Features
- Removable faceplate
- Protection case for faceplate
- Disabled System Indicator (DSI)
- Mono Colour LCD display
- 14 segments x 8 characters
- White LED display backlight
- Selectable key illumination (red or green)
- 24 hours clock
- Auto Dimmer
- 2 way telephone mute
- All off select (20/40/60 min.)
- Built-in fuse/coil
- ISO A/B connector
- Remote sensor for optional remote control unit
- OEM steeringwheel remote hardwired connection
thats the most i could get go here http://kenwoodusa.com/Contact/ and have them send u one hopw that helps.

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the trick is not to use you deck to control the bass. use the amplifier and set all you radio setting to 0 this will allow you to fine tune a little audio when you need to, make all your bass tuning setting at the amp. not the deck,

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AMP


That amplifier is only stable to 2 ohms.
You will only be able to use one Dual 4 ohm Subwoofer wired in parallel (all + to + on amp.... all - to - on amp.
This will yield a 2 ohm mono load.

It is impossible to wire (2) dual 4 ohm voicecoils to achieve a 2 ohm mono load.

If you're set on using both subwoofers - they will not be getting as much power from your amplifier with a 4 ohm load - but it is your only option.


SEE THIS LINK for the wiring diagram.

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Jul 02, 2009 | Kenwood KAC-8104D Car Audio Amplifier

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I have the kenwood kac-8104d amp and it lights up and everything, but it doesnt power my subs hooked up to it. I have no idea why because theres power going through andd the amp is turning on. Any help?


Check your RCA's from the amp to the deck, make sure it's on an output not an input on an aftermarket deck,and the input, not the pass thru on the amp. If you have it hooked up to a factory deck, you've opened a whole new can of worms! If its a factory Deck; Post the make and model of the unit if you can find it, as well as the vehicle year make and model. I get as much info as I can on it and walk you thru the details. If it's aftermarket and you've checked the above, post the make and model of the deck and I'll do the same. Hope this helps

Jun 23, 2009 | Kenwood KAC-8104D Car Audio Amplifier

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Amp wont turn on


Double check all of your connections. I know this same problem has happened to me and come to find our that all the problem was the fuse blew that is connected between the radio and amp. Also check you battery connection. Corrosion on the power cable will also cause it to have a bad connection.

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