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Old 02-14-2010, 07:37 AM   #1
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jl audio 500/1 settings HELP!!!

well as the title states i need help with adjusting my amp i just upgraded to a new sub, had be running a 12" solobaric L7 but wasnt happy with the bass i was getting so i just got a jl audio 10w7 in a H.O box (great deal $300.00) anyway been messing with my amp and the bass sounds alot better but idk jus wanna see if i can get a more deeper bass so wanted to see what settings you guys are running on your amps


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Old 02-14-2010, 10:15 AM   #2
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have a bass knob installed and theyll tune it for you
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adjust the Q control. That acts like a parametric eq, properly adjusted that makes that amp and sub thump.
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would i still need the bass knob even if i have my amp hooked up 2 an E.Q?
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the knob controls the output of the sub and adds 2db if i remember correctly
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The knob is basically a volume control, sort of. I had one when running off my stock HU; not the greatest but certainly better than nothing.
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Old 02-14-2010, 04:48 PM   #8
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you got both the sub and box for 300?! let me know where!

I've got a 12W6 in mine with a off the self box and it sounds amazing, just played with the settings on the amp though to get the mix I wanted. When I first installed it I just spliced into the audio single from the HK subs and it never did sound right so I went and got a line converter and installed it at the factory amp, now I'm getting a notably cleaner/deeper bass. Maybe check where your audio signal source
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Old 02-14-2010, 09:24 PM   #9
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got deal off some guy on craigslist

as far as my setup i got a pioneer deck


clarion eq
http://images.jr.com/productimages/C...LT=67&CVT=jpeg

also got jl audio 300/4

but jus trying to figure out the setting for my jl audio 500/1
as far as what levels should i have it in
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would i still need the bass knob even if i have my amp hooked up 2 an E.Q?
You don't that - just follow this JL amp setting technique and you will be good. It takes a bit of tweaking but, trust me, you will find your sweet spot.

http://mobile.jlaudio.com/products_a...php?page_id=30

I have the 500/1 v2 and threw the bass knob far away..!
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