bass blockers - Car Audio Forumz - The #1 Car Audio Forum


General Discussion General discussion about all things car audio, from pioneer, orion, alpine and eclipse.

Reply
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-02-2005, 04:25 PM   #1  
50 Watt CAFz'r
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Posts: 185
Post

I got some 3/4" tweeters that pop sometimes, so i figure id need some bass blockers (using factory deck)

anyone know what Kh/Khz of a bassblocker i should get? Where can I find them? I tried bestbuy, FS, and 2001 aud vid

Also, does anyone know how to make your own?
The Professor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-02-2005, 05:07 PM   #2  
1000 Watt CAFz'r
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 1,770
Post

bass blockers rarely do anything except with small speakers 3 1/2" 4"
your tweeters should already have bass blockers (a capacitor)
what your probably hearing is your deck crapping out
so get an amp to drive them or turn it down
pinhead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2005, 06:04 PM   #3  
1000 Watt CAFz'r
iTrader: (-1)
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Posts: 1,026
Post

Quote:
Originally posted by pinhead:
bass blockers rarely do anything except with small speakers 3 1/2" 4"
your tweeters should already have bass blockers (a capacitor)
what your probably hearing is your deck crapping out
so get an amp to drive them or turn it down
The tweets he has doesnt have caps inline. Im pretty sure they dont)

Kris
battyrida is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-03-2005, 06:10 PM   #4  
1000 Watt CAFz'r
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 1,770
Post

i can see if he's running it active or forgot to put the crossover in
pinhead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-2005, 11:23 AM   #5  
2000 Watt CAFz'r
 
Join Date: May 2000
Posts: 2,406
Post

If the tweeters don't have a little capacitor on them then just buy a set from like www.partsexpress.com
Tim Baillie. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-04-2005, 07:03 PM   #6  
1000 Watt CAFz'r
iTrader: (-1)
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Posts: 1,026
Post

I believe they are a part of the cdt upstage kit, the attenuator is used to adjust tweeter levels but it must be used in conjunction with a cdt xover with attenuator output, as the tweeter is xovered through the passive xover. Thus i dont think he has any caps inline already.

The source/radio shack may have them as well Mike.
battyrida is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-05-2005, 06:46 AM   #7  
1000 Watt CAFz'r
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 1,770
Post

Quote:
Originally posted by battyrida:
, as the tweeter is xovered through the passive xover. Thus i dont think he has any caps inline already.
a high pass passive crossover always has a capacitor
go do some research
its basic car audio 101

[ September 05, 2005, 07:46 AM: Message edited by: pinhead ]
pinhead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-05-2005, 03:02 PM   #9  
1000 Watt CAFz'r
iTrader: (-1)
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Posts: 1,026
Post

Quote:
Originally posted by pinhead:
</font><blockquote>quote:</font><hr />Originally posted by battyrida:
, as the tweeter is xovered through the passive xover. Thus i dont think he has any caps inline already.
a high pass passive crossover always has a capacitor
go do some research
its basic car audio 101
</font>[/QUOTE]Hey pinhead, as your name clearly discribes you.... We are talking on the tweeter itself.. Not in the actual passive xover..

Go read before you post...
Basic common sense 101
[img]graemlins/thumb.gif[/img]

[ September 05, 2005, 04:03 PM: Message edited by: battyrida ]
battyrida is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-05-2005, 03:39 PM   #10  
1000 Watt CAFz'r
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 1,770
Post

i can see mr batta that you actually have no clue what your talking about
go take a look at any high pass crossover
there is always a capacitor in it
and its inline weither its 6 12 18 24 36 db per octive crossover
its really interseting to sit back and see over time who actually knows something and the ones who don't
pinhead is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
punchy bass vs "rumble" bass fresh1 General SQ 7 11-23-2010 08:30 PM
Bass Blockers? scribbz General Discussion 1 02-04-2010 05:04 AM
Where to buy bass blockers... fresh1 Install related 11 08-22-2009 04:06 PM
where to buy bass blockers/caps in toronto.. jaebaby General Discussion 0 05-24-2006 08:09 AM
bass blockers (caps) and there FREQ splescort General Discussion 1 05-23-2006 08:41 AM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:59 AM.


© 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands
We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.