Can you put any sub in any car?
And it’s actually quite easy, thanks to simple subwoofer upgrades from the aftermarket that can be added to almost any existing car stereo system. Adding a subwoofer to your audio system generally means also having to purchase and install an amplifier to power it.
Where is the best place to put a subwoofer in a car?
Placing the subwoofer in the rear seat gives you better sound distribution and outstanding bass production. The subwoofer can be faced either towards the ground or towards the front seats in some cases.
Do subwoofers fit all cars?
Size of the Woofer
Do not only consider the size of the subwoofer. You should consider the power, sensitivity rating, and enclosure type. If you would like the system to play loud, low music, and you also have enough space, then choose the biggest subwoofer possible. Do not underestimate the small subwoofer.
What all do you need to put subs in your car?
For the installation, you need:
- A 20 ft (6.1 m) power wire.
- A ground wire at least 3 ft (0.91 m) long.
- A 15 ft (4.6 m) RCA wire with both red and white connectors.
- A 15 ft (4.6 m) blue remote wire.
- Speaker wire, which can also be bought separately.
- A 50-amp in-line fuse and fuse holder.
Do subwoofers drain car battery?
A subwoofer uses a lot of power, and if you’re not careful, it can quickly drain your battery. To avoid this problem with both the woofers in your car and those that live inside your speaker cabinet at home, be sure to turn them off when they are not needed.
Can I add a sub to my stock stereo?
So now you know – it’s definitely possible to install a subwoofer and amplifier to your factory system, and still have it sounding good. If you’d like to know more about how to get a killer system set-up in your car without swapping your stereo, give us a call at 510-527-9888.
Are 2 subs louder than 1?
It will be more powerfull, maybe +3dB, which may or may not be noticeable. But, it will create a better sound in your area. Two subs compared to one usually eliminate any dead spots you may have in your room. The bass should be smoother and more balanced, while being slightly louder and easier to feel.
Should subs face back or front?
This is the most common direction used by the majority of custom car audio fanatics. By placing the subwoofer in the trunk against the last row of seats, facing away from the driver, the bass becomes more pronounced and evenly distributed across the car’s surface area.
Are Subs louder with the windows down?
the reason the windows being up or down affects the output of the subs, is because the cabin of the car acts as a chamber for the speaker, much the same way as the speaker enclosure does.
Can you use a sub without an amp?
In nearly all cases, the answer is yes. Unless you have a system in your car or boat that is already powering a subwoofer, you’ll need to find an amplifier that will power your sub. Your head unit will typically provide a low-power signal (RCA output) that can be used for an amplifier to power your subwoofer.
Are subwoofers worth it car?
Subwoofers add bass and clarity to your stereo’s sound. And they can also add to a system’s performance in a variety of ways. A quality subwoofer will add depth and realism to your music that you would otherwise miss out on with a factory car stereo system.
How hard is it to install subs?
Installing a subwoofer in your car is often hard work depending on the vehicle and what you’ll need to go through for installing and hiding the wire. If you’re adding a subwoofer to a factory system you should definitely prepare for extra work.
Do they make Bluetooth subwoofers?
The short answer is yes. You can find quality wireless subwoofers from several brands today, which means you have options if this is something you want to purchase. This is true regardless of if you want a small bluetooth subwoofer, one for your home, or a bluetooth subwoofer for a car.
Where do you put a subwoofer?
A subwoofer placed in the corner of a room may increase the subwoofer’s output – causing the sub to sound louder. Try placing your subwoofer in a corner and see how it sounds. However, depending on your floor space, a corner might not be a viable option for your subwoofer if it’s too far from your listening area.
How long does it take to install a subwoofer in a car?
With all of the above caveats in mind, installation of a car stereo should take anywhere from one to four hours. However, times may vary and the only way to get an accurate quote on car stereo installation is to take it into a car audio shop.
How much do subwoofers cost to install?
You will likely want a 100% copper wiring kit for optimum sound quality, with reliable wiring kits costing between $30 and $60. THE TOTAL COST OF SUBWOOFER INSTALLATION Add all of the components up, and your total cost of subwoofer installation can range from $100 to over $600.
How long does Best Buy take to install a subwoofer?
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The AUTOTECH will tell you how long it will take! It depends on your car! Most take from 2 to 4 hours!