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

Help! What can I do ?

Old 03-28-2012, 05:29 PM
  #1  
0 Watt CAFz'r
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 2
Exclamation Help! What can I do ?

Hey guys I am new here.
I just bought a kenwood headunit and a kenwood 4 channel amplifier, to go along with my sub and rockford fosgate amp. so i was thinking id just run 2 sets of rca cables to my 4 channel amp from my deck. Well thats all fine and dandy but now what about my sub output!

I just found out I only have 2 Sets of outputs from the head unit and I am trying to wire to a 4 channel amp as well as my sub amp. Which I am assuming would require 3 sets of RCA outputs. However I only have 2 outputs!


Do they make any adapters? would a line out converter work?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.
hogan is offline  
Old 03-28-2012, 06:49 PM
  #2  
0 Watt CAFz'r
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 2
Ive decided to get some RCA Y splitters. They seem the best solution.

I made this wiring diagram. Please let me know if you see anything wrong, I will be doing the install this weekend. smokin:

Attached Thumbnails Help! What can I do ?-wiring.jpg  
hogan is offline  
Old 03-28-2012, 09:17 PM
  #3  
50 Watt CAFz'r
 
Colton's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 156
Might want to invest in a set of line-drivers for that setup.. especially if your deck is only 2v outs. 0_o
Colton is offline  
Old 03-28-2012, 10:42 PM
  #4  
dbs
50 Watt CAFz'r
 
dbs's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 226
why not return the new head unit and replace it with a head unit that has 3 sets of rcas
or
invest in a eq

as far as the y adapters ,they will work

Last edited by dbs; 03-28-2012 at 10:45 PM.
dbs is offline  
Old 03-29-2012, 10:59 AM
  #5  
50 Watt CAFz'r
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Posts: 320
What are the RCA outputs labeled as on the head unit? Are they distinctly "Front" and "Subwoofer"? That diagram will work, but your only method of attenuating the rears will be using the rear channel gain (hope the amp has one). If not (the outputs may just be F/R) you may want to conside how you'd fade between F/R and sub; you could run both outputs to the 4cg amp, splitting the F output to also feed the sub amp so it would not fade, but you'd regain R/F fading.
My $.02
audio1der is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
DaVibe
General Discussion
8
07-25-2008 07:50 PM
password lost
Car Audio Wanted (WTB)
0
12-19-2007 12:45 PM
Hardcore Rock Superstar
Off-topic Chat
4
10-12-2005 12:59 PM
Hardcore Rock Superstar
Off-topic Chat
10
04-12-2005 09:02 AM
CHEV-CAVALER
Canadian General Car Audio Discussion
16
10-23-2004 10:05 AM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Help! What can I do ?


Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 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.