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I have clarion max973hd head unit with CAA188 camera supply unit. My car currently has a CCD camera moulded into body work and would like to use it with this system. the existing camera has its own power supply and comes on with ignition. so just need to connect video output to CAA188 unit the problem is CAA188 unit needs din input from camera and camera has yellow phono output, is there an adapter lead or could you supply circuit diagram of CAA188 internal's so i can make my own connector conversion. cheers for your help Mr Scott Callow

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neither. yellow needs to go to a constant power source and red needs to go to a switched (ignition) power source.

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Ok I am trying to understand what you are saying but it is a little difficult without seeing it :)

The fact that you have one amp to power 4 speakers and a sub is not ideal, you should have a seperate amp for the sub and then the 4 channel amp for the 4 speakers. They way they are connected is also very important. From what you are saying you are splitting the RCA cable so that you can connect it to the other 4 inputs, this seems a little strange. The RCA inputs (which should be just one red one white connector on the amp) are for low signal inputs and have a great amount of amplification. The other 4 inputs you are talking about should be high level inputs, for example a direct connection from the head unit speaker wire, NOT RCA. These high inputs are not amplified as much as the low. I am guessing that because you have split the RCA cable and put a low signal input into the high signal input, the signal is being amplified all wrong.

Can you confirm exactly what sort of input connectors there are on the amp, usually it is 1 RCA, 4 hi level inputs, power, ground, remote and then the outputs. Let me know and I will try and help you out some more.

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