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post #1 of 22 (permalink) Old 08-22-2013, 12:22 PM Thread Starter
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4 Channel Amp Wire Up W/ Speakers Help

alright kinda confused here... going to try to put in a 4 channel amp with 4 aftermarket polk speakers. but i dont really know what im doing.

i know ill run the ground, power, and rca cables but when i get into the tweeters and crossovers i get confused.





i got these but how do i tap into them to run speaker wire to the amp?









also with the amp i got a speaker harness looking thing.. does that replace the need to run them to the + and - ?

please help me finalize my music system

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wtf why do my links not work?
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Links not working. Adapter is for high range, you won't need it. Crossovers are hooked up after the amp to the speakers. You have to extend the factory wires in your doors and deck lid to reach the amp then from the amp back to the doors and deck lid, hook those wires to the crossover then from crossover to speakers.
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Don't need the harness.

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How many rca outs are are the back of the stereo?
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two sets, so four?

well sub in and out
and two other sets
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2 other sets are for the door and deck lid sleakers. Thats a good thing. Makes things easier. Buy 2 rca cables long enough to reach the amp. Plug those in. Then run speaker wire from the amp to your crossovers, then from crossover to speakers.
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its a pioneer avh-p4300dvd

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2 other sets are for the door and deck lid sleakers. Thats a good thing. Makes things easier. Buy 2 rca cables long enough to reach the amp. Plug those in. Then run speaker wire from the amp to your crossovers, then from crossover to speakers.
i already have two sets of rca's
the amp, an alpine frx-f300, and a amp install kit





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Cool. I'll check periodically to see how its coming.
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unfortunately its raining so i cant do it right now... ughh!

but i got a better idea of how to do it so thanks

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2 other sets are for the door and deck lid sleakers. Thats a good thing. Makes things easier. Buy 2 rca cables long enough to reach the amp. Plug those in. Then run speaker wire from the amp to your crossovers, then from crossover to speakers.
so on the crossover there will be two sets of wire on each + and - ?

is it better to have every wire in a terminal or is bare wire screwed in ok? or rice?
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Mine are all just bare wired.

With the crossovers, you will have the wires coming from the amp going into the input side. Then the woofer wires go to the main woofer, and the tweeter wires go to the tweeter. The crossover basically splits the signal into highs (for the tweeters) and lows (for the woofers).


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