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Ive used them before but always had them with the system when it went in so i have no clue if they actually help or not. I do not have one now but am thinking of getting one so id like to know if they work or not? If so does the kicker 3 way crossover work well? Like ive said i had one before but it was with the system. I liked having it, as it gave me a little more fine tuning but is it worth the $100 for a new one?
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what would you be using the xover for?
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if its a standard passive crossover then yes you dont want midbass playing on your tweeters
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if its a standard passive crossover then yes you dont want midbass playing on your tweeters
I'm pretty sure he's talking about an active crossover.


Is it worth it? Depends on your setup and goals.
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I always wondered if they were good for anything on a pretty basic system. I think the kicker x3i is an active crossover but i could be wrong
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if its a standard passive crossover then yes you dont want midbass playing on your tweeters
Pfft, my tweeters bang 20kHz.

A crossover will only help as much as you know what it's for or how to use it.

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Don't your amplifiers have built in crossovers?
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