Go Back   Club Bazooka > Bazooka Technical Forums > Component Amplifiers

Notices

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 11-10-2004, 09:52 PM
eliteham's Avatar
eliteham eliteham is offline
Just Gettin Started
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: .
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Groans: 0
Groaned at 0 Times in 0 Posts
Reputation: 0
eliteham
Default what does crossover do (exactly)?

I was always under the impression that the crossover was the frequency that seperated a frequency range into bass and midrange on amps with seperate outputs for bass and midrange. For example, my home stereo amp equipment has a crossover setting and then seperate outputs for the sub and the satellites.

What does the crossover on my bazooka amps with only 1 set of outputs do? I mean, the same signal goes to all the satellites/subs...

Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 11-10-2004, 10:50 PM
NitroVW's Avatar
NitroVW NitroVW is offline
BAZOOKA GURU
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: , , .
Posts: 999
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Groans: 0
Groaned at 0 Times in 0 Posts
Reputation: 0
NitroVW
Default

You want to try to keep all your frequencies separated so nothing gets cancelled out. Crossovers help you do this. Simply put it cuts off what frequencies the driver it's hooked up to will play. So if you have your xover on your sub amp set at 90Hz, your sub will play whatever the lowest frequency it will play is (20Hz for example) to 90Hz. Now, again an example, you set your midbass from 90Hz to 200Hz, then finally set your highs to 200Hz and up. Hope this helps.

Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Crossover vs. Gain gregor1 Amplified Tube Subwoofers 2 02-14-2007 08:47 PM
Crossover on BA1500 bsazem22 Component Amplifiers 2 07-29-2005 10:11 AM
amps,crossover,cd player wuzup General Chat 1 04-04-2003 12:03 AM
should i get a crossover?? wuzup General Chat 3 03-27-2003 09:48 PM
No amp, no crossover, no idea... [?] Civic Amplified Tube Subwoofers 5 06-18-2002 12:49 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:27 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Template-Modifications by TMS
bazooka.com
SAS, BAZOOKA, BASS TUBES, and LISTEN TO YOUR EARS are registered trademarks of Southern Audio Services, Inc.