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I need to know how to install my equalizer to my head unit. and i have a amp to i need to know how to wire it. in detail. and rca what port do i put them in. im equalizer has sub rear front and cd ports. my unit is a newwer kenwood in the back it has front back sub and aux ports. my amp is two channeled but i bridge them for my ki=enwood 10 inch box i need detail step to step directoins

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Hi

rainamorales,
Basically all you need to do is connect the audio out of your

unit ( source ) to the " Input " of your Equalizer ,

and " out " to a separate amplifier


You cannot route back the audio out of the source to the Source.

Meaning out of the source to the input of equalizer and out of the

equalizer to the input of a separate Amplifier.


Although there are instances , that connecting the equalizer won't

work , due to grounding systems.


If these is your case , you may need additional " line out converter "

to finish the job.


try to have the amp working first.

then connect the equalizer.

Be attentive on these settings, if your amp wont power up

then do not proceed to the next step.


Have your amp and equalizer working before connecting the " Source ".

Working meaning you can use an MP3 player or an IPod to check ,

if audio is OK , same with the power.


If it does, then connect the " Source ".


You may be having problem connecting the Equalizer due to

mismatched input of Amp and output of the Equalizer.


To be sure it will work ( equalizer ) have your Source connected

direct to your amp.Verify if it can work properly.


Any output of the equalizer will do ( RCA in particular ).



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