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Do I really need a line driver?

Old 12-25-2003, 11:04 AM
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i got a 4 volt pioneer deck, my amps seem to peak out at just over 2volts of input. i have a rw line driver in there which i never even adjust. do i need that line driver?
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Depends on how many amps you have. I would test it with the linedriver and without it to be sure.

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Unless the Pioneer outputs have gotten stronger in the last couple of years, my 4v outputs are quite weak. I am looking for a second line driver to put in my system....
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i would test with and without to make sure before you buy
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Old 12-25-2003, 09:52 PM
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Originally posted by Tinted:
i got a 4 volt pioneer deck, my amps seem to peak out at just over 2volts of input. i have a rw line driver in there which i never even adjust. do i need that line driver?
If your amps develop their maximum output with only 2V of input signal then there really is no need to have a line driver.

Hardwrkr - I realy don't understand why you would need another line driver. The P1 on its own should be sufficient with your setup. With the addition of the PLD-1, that should more than enough.
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I have my line driver on my Memphis.
I also want one for my Kenwood.
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do u really need a line driver for ANY kenwood amp?
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Old 12-25-2003, 11:59 PM
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It's actually giving some pretty good power but it will take a 5v in and the gain is rather high at the moment (and it's properly set).

Maybe I will upgrade it to an Earthquake amp.
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correct me if im wrong, but doesnt a 4 volt deck in acttuality only put out around 2.8 volts???
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