Question about Clarion EQS746 Equalizer - 7-Band In-Dash Rotary Equalizer with Subwoofer Crossover Auxiliary Input Car Equalizer

Open Question

I have a kenwood excelon (794, I believe) with 6 pre-amp outs. I'm currently running a boston acoustics gt2-125 amp powering 1 alpine swr-t12 shallow mount, type-r sub (12"). I have 2 alpine nrp-m1000's which I plan on running 2 alpine 1223d's off of each amp. I'm interested in the clarion eqs756 (I think that's it...clarion 1/2 din equalizer). How do I hook up the boston anp, the 2 alpine amps,and a 4-channel amp (possibly a 5-channel amp if I have no way, or no reason, to use the boston amp. How do I hook all of this up? Is buying the clarion eqs746 overkill?

Posted by on

2 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

bobhifi
  • 635 Answers

SOURCE: I have a kenwood excelon kdc-x794 with 6 pre-amp

Man first of all let me tell you , You have enough equipment for small rock show !!!.
The Clarion EQ has only one set of inputs. In other words you won't be able to use the fader controls to adjust the front to back sound from the Kenwood unit. That should not be a problem if you are mounting the EQ in the dash.And also you will need an additional 4 channel Amp to power your 4 speakers other than your sub woofers.You will also need Capacitor Banks or your battery will be over loaded !!!
Connection are as follows
1) Connect the Kenwood Head unit RCA out ( either front or rear ) to the Clarion EQ Line In socket.
2) Connect the EQ Front & Rear out to the 4 channel Amplifiers 4 inputs. Connect 4 full range speakers to the out of the 4 channel Amp. Make sure the 4 channel Amp you buy is powerfull because your total sub output is very high. Unless you like only pounding bass with low level upper frequencies .
3) Connect the EQ''s Sub out to the Alpine M1000 Amp inputs. Left sub out to one mono block and Right out to the other mono block.Connect the two Alpine Sub Woofer ( 1223D ) to each of the mono blocks outputs.
4) Now from the Mono block Pre Amp out link a RCA cable to the Boston GT2 Amp inputs. One cable each from the 2 mono blocks to each of the Left & Right Boston inputs. This is called a loop through connection.You must have been wondering how to connect the second Sub Amp ?? Now in the bridged mode connect the SWR sub woofer to the Boston Amp output.
This should set you up for a concert level sound . Make sure you buy heavy gauge power cables for the Amps and don't run the system with out the car engine running !!! . Use Capacitor banks parallel to the Amp power cables. Red to the + of the Capacitor and Black to the - of the capacitor.Connect the capactiors using a short cable or as near as the Amplifier as possible.
Revert back for any further assistance. DRIVE SAFE and remember with this setup running you won't hear GODZILLA coming at 10 feet distance.

Posted on Apr 01, 2011

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

What amp would be better to use with what speakers/sub? I have a KAC-7202 kenwood 920W maximum power (150wX2 RMS, 4ohms) (230wX2 RMS 2ohms) and then the other amp I have is a Alpine MRP-M500 mono power...


I'm using that Alpine right now for 2-12" subs and I have compared it to 6 or 7 other amps this month and most were 4 channel 150Watt/Channel Bridged to 300Watts x 2 and found the Alpine to be superior in both sound quality and loudness. The Alpine has also not turned off even with full volume for hours at a time, Very solid amp I was very surprised due to it's size!

Apr 04, 2013 | Kenwood Car Audio & Video

1 Answer

How do i connect my boston acoustics pv800 subwoofer to my Harmon Kardon AVR 520 reciever?


You need to use the LINE LEVEL connection on the pv800 (usually a rca type connector cable) and run this cable into the back of the HK 520 Subwoofer PRE-OUT connector, be sure the HK Receiver menu speaker set-up option is set to SUBWOOFER "YES"

Jun 06, 2010 | Boston Acoustics PV800 Subwoofer

2 Answers

NOT SURE WHAT OHMS SUB I NEED!


if you get the 4ohm you can wire it to run a 2ohm an the kenwood amp will push 900 watts at 2ohms.they say it can push up to 1800 watts,that would be at 1ohm.that kenwood runs 500 at 4ohms an 900 at 2ohm.if you need help wiring the sub or anything else let me know bertman285@hotmail,com Max Power Output 1800W Power Output 4 Ohm [14.4V] 500W x 1 [20-200Hz, 0.5%THD] 2 Ohm [14.4V] 900W x 1 [100Hz, 1.1%THD] Bridged[4 Ohm] -

Oct 09, 2009 | Alpine Type-R SWR-1242D Car Subwoofer

1 Answer

I have 2 6x9 speakers up front 4 6 1/2 3-ways


Hello rjmiller4039,

Although amps with 5 channels are pretty rare, you can get one. Alpine, Boston Acoustics, Infinity, JL audio, MTX, and Polk all have 5-channels ranging in price from around $350 up to around $1,000. The Alpine PDX-5 will output 75X4 watts RMS for the front and rear stereo channels and 300 watts to the mono sub channel. It is priced at $599.99 at Crutchfield.

Hope this helps.


Sep 18, 2009 | Jl Audio 500/1 Car Audio Amplifier

1 Answer

Alpine PDX1.600 amp cuts off


Make sure there's no missmatched impedance. If your sub running 2 ohms then your amp has to be 2 ohms stable. Does the amp blow fuses or get really hot? If it does it can be a fire hazard and I would recommend taking it out of your car. It could be that you don't have sufficient grounding. The grounding needs to be very close to the amp and the paint needs to be thoroughly scratched off. Otherwise could be a blown transistor within the amplifier, you can check this by opening up the amp, running a multimeter and testing the transistors for resistance.

Aug 04, 2009 | Alpine PDX-1.600 Car Audio Amplifier

2 Answers

I would like to upgrade the speakers of my ford 6006cdc Can anybody give suggestions on this thanks


kicker or rockford for subs. hifonics, power acoustics, kenwood for amps. pioneer or alpine for cd deck.

Jul 19, 2009 | Car Audio & Video

1 Answer

Need the size of the front door speaker


Hello wnian106,

According to Crutchfield's "outfit my car" page, the front door speakers in the tl 2.5 are 6-1/2-6-3/4.

You may wish to browse their speaker selections. It appears that Crutchfield carries 33 different models that will fit your Acura, ranging in price from $49.99 up to $599.99. For the most economical speakers, you simply can't beat the Kenwoods or the Pioneers. For a good medium quality speaker, check out the Alpines, Kickers, or Infinity. And if money is not a problem, go for the Boston Acoustics components or the JL's

http://www.crutchfield.com/

Crutchfield's site will also tell you exactly which aftermarket speakers will fit and if you need adapters or spacers. They will also include a vehicle-specific installation guide and a wiring harness that plugs directly into your vehicle's harness. No cutting or splicing necessary. Also, if you purchase your speakers from them, they will provide lifetime support.

Hope this helps.

Apr 11, 2009 | Alpine Car Audio & Video

1 Answer

The amp is only putting out on 1 channel


I do believe this is caused by one of your amp fuses. Depending on which + on the amp is being used. That channel has a blown fuse. have you tried running + and -, + and - to both channels to see if both subs worked? If one sub doesn't then it's a blown fuse or scarred fuse and needs to be changed.

Feb 10, 2009 | Kenwood Excelon KAC-X521 Car Audio...

1 Answer

It comes on but


I believe that the amplifier is in protection mode; more than likely you either have an internal short in the amp or a bad speaker running off of the amp.

Jun 06, 2008 | Kenwood eXcelon KAC-X812D Car Audio...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Car Audio & Video Logo

Related Topics:

58 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Clarion Car Audio & Video Experts

xxxxxx xxx

Level 3 Expert

4848 Answers

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75822 Answers

Marco Avila
Marco Avila

Level 2 Expert

56 Answers

Are you a Clarion Car Audio and Video Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...