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post #21 of (permalink) Old 03-07-2007, 07:33 PM
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The impedance adapter converts the speaker out signals from the radio to line-in levels for the equalizer. The equalizer give tone control so you can get the optimum usable energy out of the speakers at road noise levels. It also splits two channels into six (two for a sub-woofer if you have another amp and sub-woofer speaker). We use four channels, one for each speaker and the equalizer has a built in signal fader to control the balance between front and rear speakers on the bike. There are levels controls every step along the way so you can get things just right. Then control the rest (overall volume and tone) from the Honda radio.

All of it is running on the aux relay and it is all tucked under and behind the equalizer. the slope of the front of the backrest allows for space for the speaker wire hookups.

The equalizer is just hanging on the edge of the amp making a sandwich with the compartment divider. A piece of garden hose holds the amp forward and acts as a shock absorber.

That's the series.... ask if you have any questions and I have and can take more pix if you need them.



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