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so i got my SMD detector in the mail the other day and i just got around to using it.
now it says the the single light and 40hz light will come on when im finding me HU clipping level and 4ch clipping level... well i cant get the lights to come on and the clipping like only comes on when the volume is all the way up. i set the amp up like the manual says with the crossover freq all the way up and gain all the way down and all the HU x-overs and EQ flat.

and now after i couldnt get the lights to come on the SMD detector, i hooked the speakers back to the 4ch amp and now my speakers have a whine to them.... did that SMD detector mess my amp up somehow?

also i hooked the SMD detector up to my SUB amp and played track 1 like it says and set the gain to 0 and the freq all the way up...the signal lights comes on and the 40hz light comes on...but i cant set my sub amp because i need to find where my HU clips at first.
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any thought why my 4ch amp wont work on the smd detector and why my speakers have a whine through them now?

it said i can only have 1000 words in my post so i had to ad this after i posted
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first off what headunit?
secondly which tone did u use for the headunit? 0db?


if u have a really nice headunit it might not clip at all or only the last few clicks with a 0db track
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HU is kenwood 945u and i used track 1 for the HU on the cd like the manual says.... it might not clip at all but the signal light and the 40hz light doesnt come on at all... but it does when i hook it to my sub amp
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that is because it should be the 1k light i think for the 4 channel.the 40 hz is for the sub amp
am i wrong guys? i have been watching ric at pulse use it on my stuff and that is what i saw if i remember correct. mine should be here in a few weeks.
when you are setting gains on your amps do you have the hu set to its max unclipped volume? it is supposed to be there the whole time you are setting gains.
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that is because it should be the 1k light i think for the 4 channel.the 40 hz is for the sub amp
am i wrong guys? i have been watching ric at pulse use it on my stuff and that is what i saw if i remember correct. mine should be here in a few weeks.
i followed the manual step by step and it said play track 1 when finding the max unclipped volume and track 1 is a 40hz-0db track
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i may be wrong but i believe that you need track 2 or whatever 1k is to set the gain for the 4 channel.
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heres the,manual http://wccaraudio.com/media/pdfs/Dis...D-1_Ver._1.pdf
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ok. read number 8 in the manual for full range amplifier which will be your 4ch mids/highs amp. the 40hz is for the sub amp
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ok. read number 8 for full range amplifier. the 40hz is for the sub amp

it says pplay track 2 and then repeat steps 3-5... well step 5 is play track 1?...so should i just play track 2 and not track 1 and only the 1khz light with come on?
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