Power Wire: 12 gauge RED Wire
Ground Wire: 12 gauge BLACK Wire
Output (+): 18 gauge BLACK Wire on end of plug
Output (-): 18 gauge BLACK Wire in second position (with ribbing)
Remote turn-on: 18 gauge ORANGE Wire
Left High-Level input (+): 18 gauge GREEN Wire
Right High-Level input (+): 18 gauge GRAY Wire
RCA input (+): BLUE Wire with Female RCA head
RCA input (-): WHITE Wire attached to Blue wire and RCA head


Amplifier Settings
Adjusting the LEVEL control
Adjusting the XOVER control


A-40 Power Wire
The 12 gauge red wire coming directly out from the amplifier is the 12 Volt positive power wire. It must be connected to the positive terminal of the battery to provide a power source with a low voltage drop and low noise. Do not make the power connection at the fuse block or any point other than the battery. Improper power sources can reduce output and cause distortion.

The fuse holder should be connected to the battery's positive terminal. The fuse is designed to prevent fire or damage to your car, should the battery wire short to ground. Wait to insert the fuse into its holder until all power connections have been made.

If it is necessary to lengthen the battery wire, add the required length between the amplifier and the fuse holder, not the fuse holder and the battery. Use 12 gauge or larger to extend the battery wire. It is best to use as short a wire as possible.

Be sure you DO NOT run the power wire next to the input cables of the amplifier, as this may induce noise.

Avoid running the power wire near the radio's antenna or power leads, or near sensitive equipment or harness. The power wire carries substantial currents and could induce noise.

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CAUTION: DO NOT substitute the 15 amp fuse included with the Amplified Bazooka with anything other than the same fast blow current rated fuse. Substitution or deletion will void the product's warranty and may cause damage to you car or the amplifier.


A-40 Ground Wire
The 12 gauge black coming directly out of the amplifier is the negative ground wire. It must be connected directly to the vehicle chassis near the amplifier.

We do not recommend extending the ground wire in any installation, as this can cause unwanted ground loops. The ground point in the car should be a piece of chassis metal that is welded to the main body of the vehicle. Painted surfaces should be scraped or sanded clean before the ground lug is bolted down. (Cover the bare metal area with paint or grease to prevent rust.)

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A-40 Remote Turn-on Wire
The Orange wire on the Amplified Bazookas' 9-pin plug is the remote turn on wire. You have several options for connecting the Remote Turn-on.

Option One: 12 Volt Remote from source unit with SAS Rocker Switch

Option Two: 12 Volt Remote from source unit without SAS Rocker Switch

Option Three: 12 Volt Accessory or ignition with SAS Rocker Switch

Option Four: 12 Volt Accessory or ignition


A-40 Remote Turn-On Option One
Use the SAS On/Off Switch by connecting the Orange Remote Turn On wire to one side of the switch. Connect the other side of the switch to the source unit's "Accessory", "Auto-Antenna", or "Remote" lead, any of which will supply 12 Volts positive when the source is turned on. The SAS On/Off Switch will allow you to demonstrate to others, the difference the Amplified Bazooka makes in your system, or just turn it off whenever you desire.

Instructions for Mounting The Switch

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A-40 Remote Turn-On Option Two
If you do not have an SAS On/Off Switch you may hook up the Orange Remote Turn-On wire directly to the source unit's "Accessory", "Auto-Antenna," or "Remote" lead, any of which will supply 12 Volts positive when the source is turned on. This will allow the Amplified Bazooka to be turned on and off with the source unit.

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A-40 Remote Turn-On Option Three
If the source unit does not have an Auto-Antenna lead (or if the Auto-Antenna goes down during tape operation) you can connect the Amplified Bazookas' Remote Turn On Wire to one terminal of the SAS On/Off Switch and the Switch's other terminal to an accessory or ignition point at the vehicle's fuse block. In this configuration, the Amplified Bazooka will be on whenever the ignition and the SAS On/Off Switch are both in the on position. This method may allow noise or turn-on and turn-off transients to become amplified when the source unit is not in use. If this occurs, simply turn off the SAS On/Off Switch when the source unit is not in use and this noise will be eliminated.

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A-40 Remote Turn-On Option Four
If you do not have an SAS On/Off Switch and the source unit does not have an Auto-Antenna lead you may hook up the Remote Turn On lead to an accessory or ignition point at the vehicle's fuse block. In this configuration, the Amplified Bazooka will be on whenever the ignition switch is turned on and remain on as long as the key is in the accessory or run position.. This method may allow noise or turn-on and turn-off transients to become amplified when the source unit is not in use and may prove to be undesirable.

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Mounting The Switch
The SAS On/Off Switch has a variety of mounting options. Supplied with the switch is a mounting plate for under dash application. Notice that one end of the mounting plate is angled and the other is not. Select the end that is best suited for your application and mount that end of the plate to the dash panel.

The switch can also be flush mounted into a flat panel or factory switch knock out panel. Be sure that the place you choose to flush mount the switch has enough clearance behind it before you start the installation of the switch. Using the supplied mounting panel as a template, etch the mounting hole on to the panel you wish to mount the switch. Carefully cut out the mounting hole.

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A-40 Input Signal Connections

HIGH-LEVEL INPUTS:
If the source unit has high-level outputs or both high and low level outputs, use the Amplified Bazooka's high-level inputs.

NEVER USE BOTH high and low-level inputs at the same time!

Connect the Green wire from the 9-pin connector plug of the Amplified Bazooka to the source units left (+) positive speaker output. Connect the Gray wire of the plug to the source units right (+) positive speaker output. No (-) negative speaker inputs are needed for High-level operation. If the source unit has both front and rear speaker outputs, use only the rear speaker outputs for the high-level input of the Amplified Bazooka.


WARNING - Connecting one of the Amplified Bazooka's High-level Input channels out of phase electrically with the other High-level Input channel may cause damage to the amplifier's input section. NEVER DO THIS!


NOTE: If you are not sure of the polarity of the wires that you are tapping into connect one channel first and check it by turning on the unit and listening to it. If there is no output, turn off the unit and reverse the polarity of the input wires. If it still has no output, you have other problems, Check all connections. If it sounds correct, turn off the unit and connect the other channel. Turn on the unit again and listen to it, if the output increases, you are connected correctly. If the output drops or is reduced, turn off the unit immediately as it is not the correct polarity and may damage the unit. Reverse polarity of one channel and check it again, the output should increase and the connections should be correct.

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LOW-LEVEL INPUT: If the source unit only has low-level RCA phono jack output, or both low-level and speaker outputs, use only the low-level outputs of the source.

Connect the low-level RCA phono jack inputs of the Amplified Bazooka to the source with a shielded RCA patch cord. To avoid possible noise problems, be sure to run the patch cord away from all power wires and factory wire harnesses. DO NOT make any connections to the Green and Gray wires of the Amplified Bazooka and be sure these wires are insulated to avoid the possibility of a short.

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A-40 High-Level Output
The Amplified Bazooka has provisions for high level output to a second Bass Tube. If you want to use this feature, you can purchase a Bazooka slave unit from an authorized SAS dealer.

Be sure to use a slave unit that is the same size as you amplified unit. This is necessary because different size woofers have different efficiencies. These efficiency differences result in the two woofers playing at different volume levels, making it difficult to adjust the system to the desired sonic quality.

Located the two Black Wires on the end of the 9-pin plug, connect the first Black wire to the RED terminal of the slave unit, and the second Black wire (with ribbing) to the BLACK terminal of the slave unit

The Amplified Bazooka is now operating under a 2 ohm load and is delivering a total of 80 watts.

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Adjusting the Crossover
The built-in crossover on the Amplified Bazooka is a 12dB per octave electronic low pass filter, it has a 50Hz to 250Hz variable crossover point. Select the crossover point that best suits your system design. Set the potentiometer labeled XOVER to the point you selected, 50Hz being all the way to the right (clockwise) and 250Hz being all the way to the left (counter-clockwise). When you have set the crossover, proceed to the next step.

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Adjusting the Level Control
Locate the potentiometer labeled LEVEL. This is the level control. Start with the level control turned all the way to the right (clockwise). The bass should be off or very low at this point. Turn up your head unit until the sound from the existing speakers starts to clip or distort. This is the point in your system where you will get maximum volume with the lowest level of distortion. With the head unit at this point, turn the level gain control up slowly until the bass volume blends well with the existing high frequency speakers. This should be the proper setting for the level gain control. Now that the level is set, you may want to go back to the crossover control and adjust the crossover point by ear to meet the desired sonic quality of your system design.

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Power Wire: 12 gauge RED Wire
Ground Wire: 12 gauge BLACK Wire
Output (+): 18 gauge BLACK Wire on end of plug
Output (-): 18 gauge BLACK Wire in second position (with ribbing)
Remote turn-on: 18 gauge ORANGE Wire
Left High-Level input (+): 18 gauge GREEN Wire
Right High-Level input (+): 18 gauge GRAY Wire
RCA input (+): BLUE Wire with Female RCA head
RCA input (-): WHITE Wire attached to Blue wire and RCA head


TA-70 Power Wire
The 12 gauge red wire on the 2-pin power plug is the 12 Volt positive power wire. It must be connected to the positive terminal of the battery to provide a power source with a low voltage drop and low noise. Do not make the power connection at the fuse block or any point other than the battery. Improper power sources can reduce output and cause distortion.

The fuse holder should be connected to the battery's positive terminal. The fuse is designed to prevent fire or damage to your car, should the battery wire short to ground. Wait to insert the fuse into its holder until all power connections have been made.

If it is necessary to lengthen the battery wire, add the required length between the amplifier and the fuse holder, not the fuse holder and the battery. Use 12 gauge or larger to extend the battery wire. It is best to use as short a wire as possible.

Be sure you DO NOT run the power wire next to the input cables of the amplifier, as this may induce noise.

Avoid running the power wire near the radio's antenna or power leads, or near sensitive equipment or harness. The power wire carries substantial currents and could induce noise.

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CAUTION: DO NOT substitute the 15 amp fuse included with the Amplified Bazooka with anything other than the same fast blow current rated fuse. Substitution or deletion will void the product's warranty and may cause damage to you car or the amplifier


TA-70 Ground Wire
The 12 gauge black wire on the 2-pin power plug is the negative ground wire. It must be connected directly to the vehicle chassis near the amplifier.

We do not recommend extending the ground wire in any installation, as this can cause unwanted ground loops.

The ground point in the car should be a piece of chassis metal that is welded to the main body of the vehicle.

Painted surfaces should be scraped or sanded clean before the ground lug is bolted down. (Cover the bare metal area with paint or grease to prevent rust.)

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TA-70 Remote Turn on Options
The ORANGE wire on the Amplified Bazookas' 10-pin Molex Mini-fit Jr. connector is the remote turn on wire. You have several options for connecting the Remote Turn-on.

Option One - 12 Volt Remote from source unit with SAS Rocker Switch
Option Two - 12 Volt Remote from source unit
Option Three - 12 Volt Accessory or ignition with SAS Rocker Switch
Option Four - 12 Volt Accessory or ignition
Option Five - TA-70's built-in Auto Turn-On

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TA-70 Remote Turn-On Option One
Use the SAS On/Off Switch and connect the ORANGE Remote Turn On wire to one side of the switch. Connect the other side of the switch to the source unit's "Accessory", "Auto-Antenna", or "Remote" lead, any of which will supply 12 Volts positive when the source is turned on. The SAS On/Off Switch will allow you to demonstrate to others, the difference the Amplified Bazooka makes in your system, or just turn it off whenever you desire.

Instructions for Mounting The Switch

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TA-70 Remote Turn-On Option Two
If you do not have an SAS On/Off Switch you may hook up the ORANGE Remote Turn On wire to the source unit's "Accessory", "Auto-Antenna", or "Remote" lead, any of which will supply 12 Volts positive when the source is turned on. This will allow the Amplified Bazooka to be turned on and off with the source unit.

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TA-70 Remote Turn-On Option Three
If the source unit does not have an Auto-Antenna lead (or if the Auto-Antenna goes down during tape operation) you can connect the Amplified Bazookas' ORANGE Remote Turn On wire to one terminal of the SAS On/Off Switch and the Switch's other terminal to an accessory or ignition point at the vehicle's fuse block. In this configuration, the Amplified Bazooka will be on whenever the ignition and the SAS On/Off Switch are both on. This method may allow noise or turn-on and turn-off transients to become amplified when the source unit is not in use. If this occurs, simply turn off the SAS On/Off Switch when the source unit is not in use and this noise will be eliminated.

Instructions for Mounting The Switch

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TA-70 Remote Turn-On Option Four
If you do not have an SAS On/Off Switch and the source unit does not have an Auto-Antenna lead you may hook up the ORANGE Remote Turn On lead to an accessory or ignition point at the vehicle's fuse block. This will allow the Amplified Bazooka to be turned on by the vehicles' ignition, and remain on as long as the key is in the accessory or run position.

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TA-70 Remote Turn-On Option Five
The Amplified Bazooka has a built-in Auto Turn-On Feature. If you choose to use this feature, the Amplified Bazooka will turn on automatically whenever there is music present at the inputs (high-level or low-level inputs). Please take notice of the On/Off Jumper Clip located on the back of the amp, right above the harness receptacle. SAS ships the Amplified Bazooka with this Jumper in the Off Position. To use the Auto Turn-On Option the Jumper must be in the On Position. The Jumper Clip must be lifted off of the middle and right hand pins and reinserted across the left hand and middle pins to enable the Auto Turn-On feature. This can be done easily with a pair of needle nose pliers. With the Jumper in the On Position, the Amplified Bazooka will turn on automatically when it senses any music. The ORANGE wire should not be connected to anything if this feature is being used. Be sure to insulate the end of the ORANGE wire so that it will not short to ground, as this may damage the Amplified Bazooka.

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Mounting The Switch
The SAS On/Off Switch has a variety of mounting options.
Supplied with the switch is a mounting plate for under dash application. Notice that one end of the mounting plate is angled and the other is not. Select the end that is best suited for your application and mount that end of the plate to the dash panel. The switch can also be flush mounted into a flat panel or factory switch knock out panel. Be sure that the place you choose to flush mount the switch has enough clearance behind it before you start the installation of the switch. Using the supplied mounting panel as a template, etch the mounting hole on to the panel you wish to mount the switch. Carefully cut out the mounting hole.

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TA-70 Input Signal Connections
HIGH-LEVEL INPUTS: If the source unit has only speaker outputs, or both low and high level outputs, use only the Amplified Bazooka's high-level inputs. NEVER USE BOTH high and low-level inputs at the same time!

Connect the Green wire from the 10-pin Molex plug of the Amplified Bazooka to the source units left (+) positive speaker output. Connect the Gray wire of the plug to the source units right (+) positive speaker output. No (-) negative speaker inputs are needed for High-level operation. If the source unit has both front and rear speaker outputs, use only one set of speaker outputs for the high-level input of the Amplified Bazooka.

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WARNING - Connecting one of the Amplified Bazooka's High-level Input channels out of phase electrically with the other High-level Input channel may cause damage to the amplifier's input section. NEVER DO THIS!

NOTE: If you are not sure of the polarity of the wires that you are tapping into connect one channel first and check it by turning on the unit and listening to it. If there is no output, turn off the unit and reverse the polarity of the inputs wires. If it still has no output, you have other problems, Check all connections. If it sounds correct, turn off the unit and connect the other channel. Turn on the unit again and listen to it, if the output increases, you are connected correctly. If the output drops or is reduced, turn off the unit immediately as it is not the correct polarity and may damage the unit. Reverse polarity of one channel and check it again, the output should increase and the connections should be correct.

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LOW-LEVEL INPUT: If the source unit only has low-level RCA phono jack output, use only the low-level outputs of the source.

Connect the low-level RCA phono jack inputs of the Amplified Bazooka to the source with a shielded RCA patch cord. To avoid possible noise problems, be sure to run the patch cord away from all power wires and factory wire harnesses. DO NOT make any connections to the Green and Gray wires of the Amplified Bazooka and be sure these wires are insulated to avoid the possibility of a short.

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TA-70 Optional High-Level Output
The Amplified Bazooka has provisions for high level output to a second Bass Tube. If you want to use this feature, you can purchase a Bazooka slave unit from an authorized SAS dealer. Be sure to use a slave unit that is the same size as you amplified unit. This is necessary because different size woofers have different efficiencies. These efficiency differences result in the two woofers playing at different volume levels, making it difficult to adjust the system to the desired sonic quality.

Located the BROWN and YELLOW wires on the 10-pin Molex plug, connect the BROWN wire to the RED terminal of the slave unit, and the YELLOW wire to the BLACK terminal of the slave unit.

The Amplified Bazooka is now operating under a 2 ohm load and is delivering a total of 100 watts.

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Adjusting the TA-70 Crossover
The built-in crossover on the Amplified Bazooka is a 12dB per octave electronic low pass filter, it has a 50Hz to 250Hz variable crossover point. Select the crossover point that best suits your system design. Set the potentiometer labeled XOVER to the point you selected, 50Hz being all the way to the right (clockwise) and 250Hz being all the way to the left (counter-clockwise). When you have set the crossover, proceed to the next step.

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Adjusting the TA-70 Level Control
Locate the potentiometer labeled LEVEL. This is the level control. Start with the level control turned all the way to the right (clockwise). The bass should be off or very low at this point. Turn up your head unit until the sound form the existing speakers starts to clip or distort. This is the point in your system where you will get maximum volume with the least amount of distortion. With the head unit at this point, turn the level gain control up slowly until the bass volume blends well with the existing high frequency speakers. This should be the proper setting for the level gain control. Now that the level is set, you may want to go back to the crossover control and adjust the crossover point by ear to meet the desired sonic quality of your system design.

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Power Wire: 12 gauge RED Wire
Ground Wire: 12 gauge BLACK Wire
Output(+): 18 gauge BROWN Wire (with fuse holder)
Output(-): 18 gauge YELLOW Wire
Remote turn-on: 18 gauge ORANGE wire
Left High-Level input(+): 18 gauge GREEN Wire
Left High-Level input(-): 18 gauge GREEN W/Black Stripe Wire
Right High-Level input(+): 18 gauge GRAY wire
Right High-Level input(-): 18 gauge GRAY Wire W/Black Stripe Wire
RCA input (+): BLUE wire with female RCA head
RCA input(-): WHITE wire attached to Blue wire and RCA head


A-80 Power Wire
The 12 gauge red wire on the 2-pin power plug is the 12 Volt positive power wire. It must be connected to the positive terminal of the battery to provide a power source with a low voltage drop and low noise. Do not make the power connection at the fuse block or any point other than the battery. Improper power sources can reduce output and cause distortion.

The fuse holder should be connected to the battery's positive terminal. The fuse is designed to prevent fire or damage to your car, should the battery wire short to ground. Wait to insert the fuse into its holder until all power connections have been made.

If it is necessary to lengthen the battery wire, add the required length between the amplifier and the fuse holder, not the fuse holder and the battery. Use 12 gauge or larger to extend the battery wire. It is best to use as short a wire as possible.

Be sure you DO NOT run the power wire next to the input cables of the amplifier, as this may induce noise.

Avoid running the power wire near the radio's antenna or power leads, or near sensitive equipment or harness. The power wire carries substantial currents and could induce noise.

CAUTION: DO NOT substitute the 15 amp fuse included with the Amplified Bazooka with anything other than the same fast blow current rated fuse. Substitution or deletion will void the product's warranty and may cause damage to you car or the amplifier.


A-80 Ground Wire
The 12 gauge black wire on the 2-pin power plug is the negative ground wire. It must be connected directly to the vehicle chassis near the amplifier.

We do not recommend extending the ground wire in any installation, as this can cause unwanted ground loops.

The ground point in the car should be a piece of chassis metal that is welded to the main body of the vehicle. Painted surfaces should be scraped or sanded clean before the ground lug is bolted down. (Cover the bare metal area with paint or grease to prevent rust.)

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A-80 Remote Turn on Options
The Orange wire on the Amplified Bazookas' 14-pin Molex Mini-fit Jr. connector is the remote turn on wire. You have several options for connecting the Remote Turn-on.

Option One 12 Volt Remote from source unit with SAS Rocker Switch

Option Two 12 Volt Remote from source unit

Option Three 12 Volt Accessory or ignition with SAS Rocker Switch

Option Four 12 Volt Accessory or ignition

Option Five TA-80's built-in Auto Turn-On Feature

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A-80 Remote Turn-On Option One
Using an SAS On/Off Switch connect the ORANGE Remote Turn On to one side of this switch, with the other side connected to the source unit's "Accessory," Auto-Antenna," or "Remote" lead -- any of which will supply 12 Volts positive when the source is turned on.

The SAS On/Off Switch allows you to demonstrate to others the difference the Amplified Bazooka makes in your system, or to turn it off whenever you desire.


A-80 Remote Turn-On Option Two
If you don't want the use of the SAS On/Off Switch you may hook up the ORANGE Remote Turn On wire to the source unit's "Accessory," Auto-Antenna," or "Remote" lead -- any of which will supply 12 Volts positive when the source unit is turned on.

This will allow the Amplified Bazooka to be turned on and off with the source unit.


A-80 Remote Turn-On Option Three
If the source unit does not have an Auto-Antenna lead (or if the Auto-Antenna goes down during tape operation) you can connect the Amplified Bazookas' ORANGE Remote Turn-On wire to one terminal of the SAS On/Off Switch and the Switch's other terminal to an accessory or ignition point at the vehicle's fuse block.

In this configuration, the Amplified Bazooka will be on whenever the ignition and the SAS On/Off Switch are both on.

This method may allow noise or turn-on and turn-off transients to become amplified when the source unit is not in use.

If this occurs, simply turn off the SAS On/Off Switch when the source unit is not in use and this noise will be eliminated.

Instructions for Mounting The Switch

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A-80 Remote Turn-On Option Four
If you don't want the use of the SAS On/Off Switch and the source unit does not have an Auto-Antenna lead, you may hook up the ORANGE Remote Turn-On lead to an accessory or ignition point at the vehicle's fuse block.

This will allow the Amplified Bazooka to be turned on by the vehicles' ignition, and remain on as long as the key is in the accessory of run position.

NOTE: This method may allow noise or turn-on and turn-off transients to become amplified when the source unit is turned on, off or whenever it is not in use and the vehicles' ignition is on, and therefore may prove to be unsuitable for your application.


A-80 Remote Turn-On Option Five
The Amplified Bazooka has a built-in Auto Turn-On Feature.

If you choose to use this feature, the Amplified Bazooka will turn on automatically whenever there is music present at the inputs (high-level or low-level inputs).

Please take notice of the On/Off Jumper Clip located on the back of the amp, right above the harness receptacle.

SAS ships the Amplified Bazooka with this Jumper in the Off Position.

To use the Auto Turn-On Option the Jumper must be in the On Position. The Jumper Clip must be lifted off of the middle and right hand pins and reinserted across the left hand and middle pins to enable the Auto Turn-On feature. This can be done easily with a pair of needle nose pliers. With the Jumper in the On Position, the Amplified Bazooka will turn on automatically when it senses any music.

The ORANGE wire should not be connected to anything if this feature is being used. Be sure to insulate the end of the ORANGE wire so that it will not short to ground, as this may damage the Amplified Bazooka.

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Mounting The Switch
The SAS On/Off Switch has a variety of mounting options.

Supplied with the switch is a mounting plate for under dash application. Notice that one end of the mounting plate is angled and the other is not.

Select the end that is best suited for your application and mount that end of the plate to the dash panel.

The switch can also be flush mounted into a flat panel or factory switch knock out panel.

Be sure that the place you choose to flush mount the switch has enough clearance behind it before you start the installation of the switch.

Using the supplied mounting panel as a template, etch the mounting hole on to the panel you wish to mount the switch. Carefully cut out the mounting hole.

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A-80 Input Signal Connections

HIGH-LEVEL INPUTS
If the source unit has only speaker outputs, use the Amplified Bazooka's high-level inputs. If the source unit has both high and low level outputs, we recommend using the high level inputs over the low level inputs, due to the configuration of the TA-80's balanced input circuit. NEVER USE BOTH high and low-level inputs at the same time!

Connect the GREEN wire from the 14-pin Molex plug of the Amplified Bazooka to the source units left (+) positive speaker output. Connect the GREEN W/BLACK stripe wire of the plug to the source units left (-) negative speaker output. Connect the GRAY wire of the plug to the source units right (+) positive speaker output. Connect the GRAY W/BLACK stripe wire of the plug to the source units right (-) negative speaker output. If the source unit has both front and rear speaker outputs, use only one set of speaker outputs for the high-level input of the Amplified Bazooka.

WARNING - Connecting one of the Amplified Bazooka's High-level Input channels out of phase electrically with the other High-level Input channel may cause damage to the amplifier's input section. NEVER DO THIS!

NOTE:
If you are not sure of the polarity of the wires that you are tapping into, connect one channel first and check it by turning on the unit and listening to it.

If there is no output, turn off the unit and reverse the polarity of the inputs wires.

If it still has no output, you have other problems, Check all connections. If it sounds correct, turn off the unit and connect the other channel.

Turn on the unit again and listen to it, if the output increases, you are connected correctly.

If the output drops or is reduced, turn off the unit immediately as it is not the correct polarity and may damage the unit.

Reverse polarity of one channel and check it again, the output should increase which indicates you have the connections correct.

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LOW-LEVEL INPUT
If your source unit only has low-level RCA phono jack output, use only the low-level inputs of the Amplified Bazooka.

Connect the low-level RCA phono jack inputs of the Amplified Bazooka to the source with a shielded RCA patch cord. To avoid possible noise problems, be sure to run the patch cord away from all power wires and factory wire harnesses.

DO NOT make any connections to the Green and Gray high level wires of the Amplified Bazooka and be sure these wires are insulated to avoid the possibility of a short circuit.

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A-80 Optional High-Level Output
The Amplified Bazooka has provisions for high level output to a second Bass Tube. If you want to use this feature, you can purchase a Bazooka slave unit from an authorized SAS dealer.

Be sure to use a slave unit that is the same size as you amplified unit. This is necessary because different size woofers have different efficiencies. These efficiency differences result in the two woofers playing at different volume levels, making it difficult to adjust the system to the desired sonic quality.

Located the BROWN and YELLOW wires on the 14-pin Molex plug, connect the BROWN wire to the RED terminal of the slave unit, and the YELLOW wire to the BLACK terminal of the slave unit.

The Amplified Bazooka is now operating under a 2 ohm load and is delivering a total of 120 watts.

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Power Wire: 16 gauge RED Wire
Ground Wire: 16 gauge BLACK Wire
Auto Turn-on loop
Auto Turn-on loop
Remote turn-on: 18 gauge ORANGE Wire
Left High-Level input (+): 18 gauge GREEN Wire
Left High-Level input (-): 18 gauge GREEN W/Black Stripe Wire
Right High-Level input (+): 18 gauge GRAY Wire
Right High-Level input (-): 18 gauge GRAY Wire W/Black Stripe Wire
RCA input (+): BLUE Wire with Female RCA head
RCA input (-): WHITE Wire attached to Blue wire and RCA head


BTAxx100 Power Wire
The 16 gauge red wire is the 12 Volt positive power wire. It must be connected to the positive terminal of the battery to provide a power source with a low voltage drop and low noise. Do not make the power connection at the fuse block or any point other than the battery. Unless using the BAZOOKA F.A.S.T. system. Improper power sources can reduce output and cause distortion.

The fuse holder should be connected to the battery's positive terminal. The fuse is designed to prevent fire or damage to your car, should the battery wire short to ground. Wait to insert the fuse into its holder until all power connections have been made.

If it is necessary to lengthen the battery wire, add the required length between the amplifier and the fuse holder, not the fuse holder and the battery. Use 12 gauge or larger to extend the battery wire. It is best to use as short a wire as possible.

Be sure you DO NOT run the power wire next to the input cables of the amplifier, as this may induce noise.

Avoid running the power wire near the radio's antenna or power leads, or near sensitive equipment or harness. The power wire carries substantial currents and could induce noise.

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CAUTION: DO NOT substitute the 7.5 amp fuse included with the Amplified Bazooka with anything other than the same fast blow current rated fuse. Substitution or deletion will void the product's warranty and may cause damage to you car or the amplifier.


BTAxx100 Ground Wire
The 16 gauge black wire is the negative ground wire. It must be connected directly to the vehicle chassis near the amplifier.

We do not recommend extending the ground wire in any installation, as this can cause unwanted ground loops.

The ground point in the car should be a piece of chassis metal that is welded to the main body of the vehicle.

Painted surfaces should be scraped or sanded clean before the ground lug is bolted down. (Cover the bare metal area with paint or grease to prevent rust.)

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BTAxx100 Remote Turn on Options
The ORANGE wire on the Amplified Bazookas' 10-pin Molex Mini-fit Jr. connector is the remote turn on wire. You have several options for connecting the Remote Turn-on.

Option One - 12 Volt Remote from source unit with rocker switch
Option Two - 12 Volt Remote from source unit
Option Three - 12 Volt Accessory or ignition with rocker switch
Option Four - 12 Volt Accessory or ignition
Option Five - BTAxx100's built-in Auto Turn-On

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BTAxx100 Remote Turn-On Option One
Use an on/off switch and connect the ORANGE Remote Turn On wire to one side of the switch. Connect the other side of the switch to the source unit's "Accessory", "Auto-Antenna", or "Remote" lead, any of which will supply 12 Volts positive when the source is turned on. The on/off switch will allow you to demonstrate to others, the difference the Amplified Bazooka makes in your system, or just turn it off whenever you desire.

When using this option the quick disconnect yellow jumper loop must be removed.

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BTAxx100 Remote Turn-On Option Two
If you do not have an on/off switch you may hook up the ORANGE Remote Turn On wire to the source unit's "Accessory", "Auto-Antenna", or "Remote" lead, any of which will supply 12 Volts positive when the source is turned on. This will allow the Amplified Bazooka to be turned on and off with the source unit.

When using this option the quick disconnect yellow jumper loop must be removed.

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BTAxx100 Remote Turn-On Option Three
If the source unit does not have an Auto-Antenna lead (or if the Auto-Antenna goes down during tape operation) you can connect the Amplified Bazookas' ORANGE Remote Turn On wire to one terminal of the on/off switch and the switch's other terminal to an accessory or ignition point at the vehicle's fuse block. In this configuration, the Amplified Bazooka will be on whenever the ignition and the on/off switch are both on. This method may allow noise or turn-on and turn-off transients to become amplified when the source unit is not in use. If this occurs, simply turn off the on/off switch when the source unit is not in use and this noise will be eliminated.

When using this option the quick disconnect yellow jumper loop must be removed.

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BTAxx100 Remote Turn-On Option Four
If you do not have an on/off switch and the source unit does not have an Auto-Antenna lead you may hook up the ORANGE Remote Turn On lead to an accessory or ignition point at the vehicle's fuse block. This will allow the Amplified Bazooka to be turned on by the vehicles' ignition, and remain on as long as the key is in the accessory or run position.

When using this option the quick disconnect yellow jumper loop must be removed.

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BTAxx100 Remote Turn-On Option Five
The Amplified Bazooka has a built-in Auto Turn-On Feature. If you choose to use this feature, the Amplified Bazooka will turn on automatically whenever there is music present at the inputs (high-level or low-level inputs). Please take notice of the On/Off Jumper Clip located on the brown and yellow wires at the end of the harness. SAS ships the Amplified Bazooka with this Jumper in the on position. The ORANGE wire should not be connected to anything if this feature is being used. Be sure to insulate the end of the ORANGE wire so that it will not short to ground, as this may damage the Amplified Bazooka.

When using this option the quick disconnect yellow jumper loop must be removed.

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BTAxx100 Input Signal Connections
HIGH-LEVEL INPUTS: If the source unit has only speaker outputs, or both low and high level outputs, use only the Amplified Bazooka's high-level inputs. NEVER USE BOTH high and low-level inputs at the same time! Connect the Green wire from the 14-pin Molex plug of the Amplified Bazooka to the source units left (+) positive speaker output. Connect the green with black strip to the (-) negative speaker output. Connect the Gray wire of the plug to the source units right (+) positive speaker output. Connect the gray with black strip to the (-) negative speaker output. If the source unit has both front and rear speaker outputs, use only one set of speaker outputs for the high-level input of the Amplified Bazooka.

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WARNING - Connecting one of the Amplified Bazooka's High-level Input channels out of phase electrically with the other High-level Input channel may cause damage to the amplifier's input section. NEVER DO THIS!

NOTE: If you are not sure of the polarity of the wires that you are tapping into connect one channel first and check it by turning on the unit and listening to it. If there is no output, turn off the unit and reverse the polarity of the inputs wires. If it still has no output, you have other problems, Check all connections. If it sounds correct, turn off the unit and connect the other channel. Turn on the unit again and listen to it, if the output increases, you are connected correctly. If the output drops or is reduced, turn off the unit immediately as it is not the correct polarity and may damage the unit. Reverse polarity of one channel and check it again, the output should increase and the connections should be correct.

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LOW-LEVEL INPUT: If the source unit only has low-level RCA phono jack output, use only the low-level outputs of the source.

Connect the low-level RCA phono jack inputs of the Amplified Bazooka to the source with a shielded RCA patch cord. To avoid possible noise problems, be sure to run the patch cord away from all power wires and factory wire harnesses. DO NOT make any connections to the Green and Gray wires of the Amplified Bazooka and be sure these wires are insulated to avoid the possibility of a short.

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Adjusting the BTAxx100 Level Control
Locate the potentiometer labeled LEVEL. This is the level control. Start with the level control turned all the way to the right (clockwise). The bass should be off or very low at this point. Turn up your head unit until the sound form the existing speakers starts to clip or distort. This is the point in your system where you will get maximum volume with the least amount of distortion. With the head unit at this point, turn the level gain control up slowly until the bass volume blends well with the existing high frequency speakers. This should be the proper setting for the level gain control. Now that the level is set, you may want to go back to the crossover control and adjust the crossover point by ear to meet the desired sonic quality of your system design.

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Power Wire: 12 gauge RED Wire
Ground Wire: 12 gauge BLACK Wire
Remote turn-on: 18 gauge ORANGE wire
Left High-Level input(+): 18 gauge GREEN Wire
Left High-Level input(-): 18 gauge GREEN W/Black Stripe Wire
Right High-Level input(+): 18 gauge GRAY wire
Right High-Level input(-): 18 gauge GRAY Wire W/Black Stripe Wire
RCA input (+): BLUE wire with female RCA head
RCA input(-): WHITE wire attached to Blue wire and RCA head


BTAxx200 Power Wire
The 12 gauge red wire on the 2-pin power plug is the 12 Volt positive power wire. It must be connected to the positive terminal of the battery to provide a power source with a low voltage drop and low noise. Do not make the power connection at the fuse block or any point other than the battery. Improper power sources can reduce output and cause distortion.

The fuse holder should be connected to the battery's positive terminal. The fuse is designed to prevent fire or damage to your car, should the battery wire short to ground. Wait to insert the fuse into its holder until all power connections have been made.

If it is necessary to lengthen the battery wire, add the required length between the amplifier and the fuse holder, not the fuse holder and the battery. Use 12 gauge or larger to extend the battery wire. It is best to use as short a wire as possible.

Be sure you DO NOT run the power wire next to the input cables of the amplifier, as this may induce noise.

Avoid running the power wire near the radio's antenna or power leads, or near sensitive equipment or harness. The power wire carries substantial currents and could induce noise.

CAUTION: DO NOT substitute the 15 amp fuse included with the Amplified Bazooka with anything other than the same fast blow current rated fuse. Substitution or deletion will void the product's warranty and may cause damage to you car or the amplifier.


BTAxx200 Ground Wire
The 12 gauge black wire on the 2-pin power plug is the negative ground wire. It must be connected directly to the vehicle chassis near the amplifier.

We do not recommend extending the ground wire in any installation, as this can cause unwanted ground loops.

The ground point in the car should be a piece of chassis metal that is welded to the main body of the vehicle. Painted surfaces should be scraped or sanded clean before the ground lug is bolted down. (Cover the bare metal area with paint or grease to prevent rust.)

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BTAxx200 Remote Turn on Options
The Orange wire on the Amplified Bazookas' 14-pin Molex Mini-fit Jr. connector is the remote turn on wire. You have several options for connecting the Remote Turn-on.
Option One - 12 Volt Remote from source unit with an on\off switch
Option Two - 12 Volt Remote from source unit
Option Three - 12 Volt Accessory or ignition with an on\off switch
Option Four - 12 Volt Accessory or ignition

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BTAxx200 Remote Turn-On Option One
Using an on/off switch connect the ORANGE Remote Turn On to one side of this switch, with the other side connected to the source unit's "Accessory," Auto-Antenna," or "Remote" lead -- any of which will supply 12 Volts positive when the source is turned on.

The on/off switch allows you to demonstrate to others the difference the Amplified Bazooka makes in your system, or to turn it off whenever you desire.


BTAxx200 Remote Turn-On Option Two
If you don't want the use of the on/off switch you may hook up the ORANGE Remote Turn On wire to the source unit's "Accessory," Auto-Antenna," or "Remote" lead -- any of which will supply 12 Volts positive when the source unit is turned on.

This will allow the Amplified Bazooka to be turned on and off with the source unit.


BTAxx200 Remote Turn-On Option Three
If the source unit does not have an Auto-Antenna lead (or if the Auto-Antenna goes down during tape operation) you can connect the Amplified Bazookas' ORANGE Remote Turn-On wire to one terminal of the on/off switch and the Switch's other terminal to an accessory or ignition point at the vehicle's fuse block.

In this configuration, the Amplified Bazooka will be on whenever the ignition and the on/off switch are both on.

This method may allow noise or turn-on and turn-off transients to become amplified when the source unit is not in use.

If this occurs, simply turn off the on/off switch when the source unit is not in use and this noise will be eliminated.

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BTAxx200 Remote Turn-On Option Four
If you don't want the use of the on/off switch and the source unit does not have an Auto-Antenna lead, you may hook up the ORANGE Remote Turn-On lead to an accessory or ignition point at the vehicle's fuse block.

This will allow the Amplified Bazooka to be turned on by the vehicles' ignition, and remain on as long as the key is in the accessory of run position.

NOTE: This method may allow noise or turn-on and turn-off transients to become amplified when the source unit is turned on, off or whenever it is not in use and the vehicles' ignition is on, and therefore may prove to be unsuitable for your application.


BTAxx200 Input Signal Connections

HIGH-LEVEL INPUTS
If the source unit has only speaker outputs, use the Amplified Bazooka's high-level inputs. If the source unit has both high and low level outputs, we recommend using the high level inputs over the low level inputs, due to the configuration of the BTAxx200's balanced input circuit. NEVER USE BOTH high and low-level inputs at the same time!

Connect the GREEN wire from the 14-pin Molex plug of the Amplified Bazooka to the source units left (+) positive speaker output. Connect the GREEN W/BLACK stripe wire of the plug to the source units left (-) negative speaker output. Connect the GRAY wire of the plug to the source units right (+) positive speaker output. Connect the GRAY W/BLACK stripe wire of the plug to the source units right (-) negative speaker output. If the source unit has both front and rear speaker outputs, use only one set of speaker outputs for the high-level input of the Amplified Bazooka.

WARNING - Connecting one of the Amplified Bazooka's High-level Input channels out of phase electrically with the other High-level Input channel may cause damage to the amplifier's input section. NEVER DO THIS!

NOTE:
If you are not sure of the polarity of the wires that you are tapping into, connect one channel first and check it by turning on the unit and listening to it.

If there is no output, turn off the unit and reverse the polarity of the inputs wires.

If it still has no output, you have other problems, Check all connections. If it sounds correct, turn off the unit and connect the other channel.

Turn on the unit again and listen to it, if the output increases, you are connected correctly.

If the output drops or is reduced, turn off the unit immediately as it is not the correct polarity and may damage the unit.

Reverse polarity of one channel and check it again, the output should increase which indicates you have the connections correct.

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LOW-LEVEL INPUT
If your source unit only has low-level RCA phono jack output, use only the low-level inputs of the Amplified Bazooka.

Connect the low-level RCA phono jack inputs of the Amplified Bazooka to the source with a shielded RCA patch cord. To avoid possible noise problems, be sure to run the patch cord away from all power wires and factory wire harnesses.

DO NOT make any connections to the Green and Gray high level wires of the Amplified Bazooka and be sure these wires are insulated to avoid the possibility of a short circuit.

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Adjusting the BTAxx200 Crossover
The built-in crossover on the Amplified Bazooka is a 12dB per octave electronic low pass filter, it has a 50Hz to 250Hz variable crossover point. Select the crossover point that best suits your system design. Set the potentiometer labeled XOVER to the point you selected, 50Hz being all the way to the right (clockwise) and 250Hz being all the way to the left (counter-clockwise). When you have set the crossover, proceed to the next step.

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Adjusting the BTAxx200 Level Control
Locate the potentiometer labeled LEVEL. This is the level control. Start with the level control turned all the way to the right (clockwise). The bass should be off or very low at this point. Turn up your head unit until the sound form the existing speakers starts to clip or distort. This is the point in your system where you will get maximum volume with the least amount of distortion. With the head unit at this point, turn the level gain control up slowly until the bass volume blends well with the existing high frequency speakers. This should be the proper setting for the level gain control. Now that the level is set, you may want to go back to the crossover control and adjust the crossover point by ear to meet the desired sonic quality of your system design.

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Power Wire: 12 gauge RED Wire
Ground Wire: 12 gauge BLACK Wire
Output(+): 18 gauge BROWN Wire
Output(-): 18 gauge YELLOW Wire
Remote turn-on: 18 gauge ORANGE wire
Left High-Level input(+): 18 gauge GREEN Wire
Left High-Level input(-): 18 gauge GREEN W/Black Stripe Wire
Right High-Level input(+): 18 gauge GRAY wire
Right High-Level input(-): 18 gauge GRAY Wire W/Black Stripe Wire
RCA input (+): BLUE wire with female RCA head
RCA input(-): WHITE wire attached to Blue wire and RCA head


BTAxx250D Power Wire
The 12 gauge red wire on the 2-pin power plug is the 12 Volt positive power wire. It must be connected to the positive terminal of the battery to provide a power source with a low voltage drop and low noise. Do not make the power connection at the fuse block or any point other than the battery. Improper power sources can reduce output and cause distortion.

The fuse holder should be connected to the battery's positive terminal. The fuse is designed to prevent fire or damage to your car, should the battery wire short to ground. Wait to insert the fuse into its holder until all power connections have been made.

If it is necessary to lengthen the battery wire, add the required length between the amplifier and the fuse holder, not the fuse holder and the battery. Use 12 gauge or larger to extend the battery wire. It is best to use as short a wire as possible.

Be sure you DO NOT run the power wire next to the input cables of the amplifier, as this may induce noise.

Avoid running the power wire near the radio's antenna or power leads, or near sensitive equipment or harness. The power wire carries substantial currents and could induce noise.

CAUTION: DO NOT substitute the 15 amp fuse included with the Amplified Bazooka with anything other than the same fast blow current rated fuse. Substitution or deletion will void the product's warranty and may cause damage to you car or the amplifier.


BTAxx250D Ground Wire
The 12 gauge black wire on the 2-pin power plug is the negative ground wire. It must be connected directly to the vehicle chassis near the amplifier.

We do not recommend extending the ground wire in any installation, as this can cause unwanted ground loops.

The ground point in the car should be a piece of chassis metal that is welded to the main body of the vehicle. Painted surfaces should be scraped or sanded clean before the ground lug is bolted down. (Cover the bare metal area with paint or grease to prevent rust.)

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BTAxx250D Remote Turn on Options
The Orange wire on the Amplified Bazookas' 14-pin Molex Mini-fit Jr. connector is the remote turn on wire. You have several options for connecting the Remote Turn-on.
Option One - 12 Volt Remote from source unit with an on\off switch
Option Two - 12 Volt Remote from source unit
Option Three - 12 Volt Accessory or ignition with an on\off switch
Option Four - 12 Volt Accessory or ignition

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BTAxx250D Remote Turn-On Option One
Using an on/off switch connect the ORANGE Remote Turn On to one side of this switch, with the other side connected to the source unit's "Accessory," Auto-Antenna," or "Remote" lead -- any of which will supply 12 Volts positive when the source is turned on.

The on/off switch allows you to demonstrate to others the difference the Amplified Bazooka makes in your system, or to turn it off whenever you desire.


BTAxx250D Remote Turn-On Option Two
If you don't want the use of an on\off switch you may hook up the ORANGE Remote Turn On wire to the source unit's "Accessory," Auto-Antenna," or "Remote" lead -- any of which will supply 12 Volts positive when the source unit is turned on.

This will allow the Amplified Bazooka to be turned on and off with the source unit.


BTAxx250D Remote Turn-On Option Three
If the source unit does not have an Auto-Antenna lead (or if the Auto-Antenna goes down during tape operation) you can connect the Amplified Bazookas' ORANGE Remote Turn-On wire to one terminal of the on/off switch and the Switch's other terminal to an accessory or ignition point at the vehicle's fuse block.

In this configuration, the Amplified Bazooka will be on whenever the ignition and the on/off switch are both on.

This method may allow noise or turn-on and turn-off transients to become amplified when the source unit is not in use.

If this occurs, simply turn off an on\off switch when the source unit is not in use and this noise will be eliminated.

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BTAxx250D Remote Turn-On Option Four
If you don't want the use of an on\off switch and the source unit does not have an Auto-Antenna lead, you may hook up the ORANGE Remote Turn-On lead to an accessory or ignition point at the vehicle's fuse block.

This will allow the Amplified Bazooka to be turned on by the vehicles' ignition, and remain on as long as the key is in the accessory of run position.

NOTE: This method may allow noise or turn-on and turn-off transients to become amplified when the source unit is turned on, off or whenever it is not in use and the vehicles' ignition is on, and therefore may prove to be unsuitable for your application.


BTAxx250D Input Signal Connections

HIGH-LEVEL INPUTS
If the source unit has only speaker outputs, use the Amplified Bazooka's high-level inputs. If the source unit has both high and low level outputs, we recommend using the high level inputs over the low level inputs, due to the configuration of the BTAxx250D's balanced input circuit. NEVER USE BOTH high and low-level inputs at the same time!

Connect the GREEN wire from the 14-pin Molex plug of the Amplified Bazooka to the source units left (+) positive speaker output. Connect the GREEN W/BLACK stripe wire of the plug to the source units left (-) negative speaker output. Connect the GRAY wire of the plug to the source units right (+) positive speaker output. Connect the GRAY W/BLACK stripe wire of the plug to the source units right (-) negative speaker output. If the source unit has both front and rear speaker outputs, use only one set of speaker outputs for the high-level input of the Amplified Bazooka.

WARNING - Connecting one of the Amplified Bazooka's High-level Input channels out of phase electrically with the other High-level Input channel may cause damage to the amplifier's input section. NEVER DO THIS!

NOTE:
If you are not sure of the polarity of the wires that you are tapping into, connect one channel first and check it by turning on the unit and listening to it.

If there is no output, turn off the unit and reverse the polarity of the inputs wires.

If it still has no output, you have other problems, Check all connections. If it sounds correct, turn off the unit and connect the other channel.

Turn on the unit again and listen to it, if the output increases, you are connected correctly.

If the output drops or is reduced, turn off the unit immediately as it is not the correct polarity and may damage the unit.

Reverse polarity of one channel and check it again, the output should increase which indicates you have the connections correct.

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LOW-LEVEL INPUT
If your source unit only has low-level RCA phono jack output, use only the low-level inputs of the Amplified Bazooka.

Connect the low-level RCA phono jack inputs of the Amplified Bazooka to the source with a shielded RCA patch cord. To avoid possible noise problems, be sure to run the patch cord away from all power wires and factory wire harnesses.

DO NOT make any connections to the Green and Gray high level wires of the Amplified Bazooka and be sure these wires are insulated to avoid the possibility of a short circuit.

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BTAxx250D Optional High-Level Output
The Amplified Bazooka has provisions for high level output to a second Bass Tube. If you want to use this feature, you can purchase a Bazooka slave unit from an authorized SAS dealer.

Be sure to use a slave unit that is the same size as you amplified unit. This is necessary because different size woofers have different efficiencies. These efficiency differences result in the two woofers playing at different volume levels, making it difficult to adjust the system to the desired sonic quality.

Located the BROWN and YELLOW wires on the 14-pin Molex plug, connect the BROWN wire to the RED terminal of the slave unit, and the YELLOW wire to the BLACK terminal of the passive unit.

The Amplified Bazooka is now operating under a 2 ohm load and is delivering a total of 300 watts.

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Adjusting the BTAxx250D Crossover
The built-in crossover on the Amplified Bazooka is a 12dB per octave electronic low pass filter, it has a 50Hz to 250Hz variable crossover point. Select the crossover point that best suits your system design. Set the potentiometer labeled XOVER to the point you selected, 50Hz being all the way to the right (clockwise) and 250Hz being all the way to the left (counter-clockwise). When you have set the crossover, proceed to the next step.

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Adjusting the BTAxx250D Level Control
Locate the potentiometer labeled LEVEL. This is the level control. Start with the level control turned all the way to the right (clockwise). The bass should be off or very low at this point. Turn up your head unit until the sound form the existing speakers starts to clip or distort. This is the point in your system where you will get maximum volume with the least amount of distortion. With the head unit at this point, turn the level gain control up slowly until the bass volume blends well with the existing high frequency speakers. This should be the proper setting for the level gain control. Now that the level is set, you may want to go back to the crossover control and adjust the crossover point by ear to meet the desired sonic quality of your system design.

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Power Wire: 12 gauge RED Wire
Ground Wire: 12 gauge BLACK Wire
Output(+): 18 gauge BROWN Wire
Output(-): 18 gauge YELLOW Wire
Remote turn-on: 18 gauge ORANGE wire
Left High-Level input(+): 18 gauge GREEN Wire
Left High-Level input(-): 18 gauge GREEN W/Black Stripe Wire
Right High-Level input(+): 18 gauge GRAY wire
Right High-Level input(-): 18 gauge GRAY Wire W/Black Stripe Wire
RCA input (+): BLUE wire with female RCA head
RCA input(-): WHITE wire attached to Blue wire and RCA head


RSA Power Wire
The 12 gauge red wire on the 2-pin power plug is the 12 Volt positive power wire. It must be connected to the positive terminal of the battery to provide a power source with a low voltage drop and low noise. Do not make the power connection at the fuse block or any point other than the battery. Improper power sources can reduce output and cause distortion.

The fuse holder should be connected to the battery's positive terminal. The fuse is designed to prevent fire or damage to your car, should the battery wire short to ground. Wait to insert the fuse into its holder until all power connections have been made.

If it is necessary to lengthen the battery wire, add the required length between the amplifier and the fuse holder, not the fuse holder and the battery. Use 12 gauge or larger to extend the battery wire. It is best to use as short a wire as possible.

Be sure you DO NOT run the power wire next to the input cables of the amplifier, as this may induce noise.

Avoid running the power wire near the radio's antenna or power leads, or near sensitive equipment or harness. The power wire carries substantial currents and could induce noise.

CAUTION: DO NOT substitute the 15 amp fuse included with the Amplified Bazooka with anything other than the same fast blow current rated fuse. Substitution or deletion will void the product's warranty and may cause damage to you car or the amplifier.


RSA Ground Wire
The 12 gauge black wire on the 2-pin power plug is the negative ground wire. It must be connected directly to the vehicle chassis near the amplifier.

We do not recommend extending the ground wire in any installation, as this can cause unwanted ground loops.

The ground point in the car should be a piece of chassis metal that is welded to the main body of the vehicle. Painted surfaces should be scraped or sanded clean before the ground lug is bolted down. (Cover the bare metal area with paint or grease to prevent rust.)

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RSA Remote Turn on Options
The Orange wire on the Amplified Bazookas' 14-pin Molex Mini-fit Jr. connector is the remote turn on wire. You have several options for connecting the Remote Turn-on.
Option One - 12 Volt Remote from source unit with an on\off switch
Option Two - 12 Volt Remote from source unit
Option Three - 12 Volt Accessory or ignition with an on\off switch
Option Four - 12 Volt Accessory or ignition
Option Five - RSA's built-in Auto Turn-On Feature

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RSA Remote Turn-On Option One
Using an on/off switch connect the ORANGE Remote Turn On to one side of this switch, with the other side connected to the source unit's "Accessory," Auto-Antenna," or "Remote" lead -- any of which will supply 12 Volts positive when the source is turned on.

The on/off switch allows you to demonstrate to others the difference the Amplified Bazooka makes in your system, or to turn it off whenever you desire.


RSA Remote Turn-On Option Two
If you don't want the use of the on\off switch you may hook up the ORANGE Remote Turn On wire to the source unit's "Accessory," Auto-Antenna," or "Remote" lead -- any of which will supply 12 Volts positive when the source unit is turned on.

This will allow the Amplified Bazooka to be turned on and off with the source unit.


RSA Remote Turn-On Option Three
If the source unit does not have an Auto-Antenna lead (or if the Auto-Antenna goes down during tape operation) you can connect the Amplified Bazookas' ORANGE Remote Turn-On wire to one terminal of the on/off switch and the Switch's other terminal to an accessory or ignition point at the vehicle's fuse block.

In this configuration, the Amplified Bazooka will be on whenever the ignition and the on/off switch are both on.

This method may allow noise or turn-on and turn-off transients to become amplified when the source unit is not in use.

If this occurs, simply turn off the on/off switch when the source unit is not in use and this noise will be eliminated.

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RSA Remote Turn-On Option Four
If you don't want the use of the on\off switch and the source unit does not have an Auto-Antenna lead, you may hook up the ORANGE Remote Turn-On lead to an accessory or ignition point at the vehicle's fuse block.

This will allow the Amplified Bazooka to be turned on by the vehicles' ignition, and remain on as long as the key is in the accessory of run position.

NOTE: This method may allow noise or turn-on and turn-off transients to become amplified when the source unit is turned on, off or whenever it is not in use and the vehicles' ignition is on, and therefore may prove to be unsuitable for your application.


RSA Remote Turn-On Option Five
The Amplified Bazooka has a built-in Auto Turn-On Feature.

If you choose to use this feature, the Amplified Bazooka will turn on automatically whenever there is music present at the inputs (high-level or low-level inputs).

Please take notice of the On/Off Jumper Clip located on the back of the amp, right above the harness receptacle.

SAS ships the Amplified Bazooka with this Jumper in the Off Position.

To use the Auto Turn-On Option the Jumper must be in the On Position. The Jumper Clip must be lifted off of the middle and right hand pins and reinserted across the left hand and middle pins to enable the Auto Turn-On feature. This can be done easily with a pair of needle nose pliers. With the Jumper in the On Position, the Amplified Bazooka will turn on automatically when it senses any music.

The ORANGE wire should not be connected to anything if this feature is being used. Be sure to insulate the end of the ORANGE wire so that it will not short to ground, as this may damage the Amplified Bazooka.

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RSA Input Signal Connections

HIGH-LEVEL INPUTS
If the source unit has only speaker outputs, use the Amplified Bazooka's high-level inputs. If the source unit has both high and low level outputs, we recommend using the high level inputs over the low level inputs, due to the configuration of the RSA's balanced input circuit. NEVER USE BOTH high and low-level inputs at the same time!

Connect the GREEN wire from the 14-pin Molex plug of the Amplified Bazooka to the source units left (+) positive speaker output. Connect the GREEN W/BLACK stripe wire of the plug to the source units left (-) negative speaker output. Connect the GRAY wire of the plug to the source units right (+) positive speaker output. Connect the GRAY W/BLACK stripe wire of the plug to the source units right (-) negative speaker output. If the source unit has both front and rear speaker outputs, use only one set of speaker outputs for the high-level input of the Amplified Bazooka.

WARNING - Connecting one of the Amplified Bazooka's High-level Input channels out of phase electrically with the other High-level Input channel may cause damage to the amplifier's input section. NEVER DO THIS!

NOTE:
If you are not sure of the polarity of the wires that you are tapping into, connect one channel first and check it by turning on the unit and listening to it.

If there is no output, turn off the unit and reverse the polarity of the inputs wires.

If it still has no output, you have other problems, Check all connections. If it sounds correct, turn off the unit and connect the other channel.

Turn on the unit again and listen to it, if the output increases, you are connected correctly.

If the output drops or is reduced, turn off the unit immediately as it is not the correct polarity and may damage the unit.

Reverse polarity of one channel and check it again, the output should increase which indicates you have the connections correct.

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LOW-LEVEL INPUT
If your source unit only has low-level RCA phono jack output, use only the low-level inputs of the Amplified Bazooka.

Connect the low-level RCA phono jack inputs of the Amplified Bazooka to the source with a shielded RCA patch cord. To avoid possible noise problems, be sure to run the patch cord away from all power wires and factory wire harnesses.

DO NOT make any connections to the Green and Gray high level wires of the Amplified Bazooka and be sure these wires are insulated to avoid the possibility of a short circuit.

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RSA Optional High-Level Output
The Amplified Bazooka has provisions for high level output to a second Bass Tube. If you want to use this feature, you can purchase a Bazooka 4 ohm passive unit from an authorized SAS dealer.

Be sure to use a 4 ohm passive unit that is the same size as you amplified unit. This is necessary because different size woofers have different efficiencies. These efficiency differences result in the two woofers playing at different volume levels, making it difficult to adjust the system to the desired sonic quality.

Located the BROWN and YELLOW wires on the 14-pin Molex plug, connect the BROWN wire to the RED terminal of the 4 ohm passive unit, and the YELLOW wire to the BLACK terminal of the 4 ohm passive unit.

The Amplified Bazooka is now operating under a 2 ohm load and is delivering a total of 120 watts.

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Adjusting the RSA's Crossover
The built-in crossover on the Amplified Bazooka is a 12dB per octave electronic low pass filter, it has a 50Hz to 250Hz variable crossover point. Select the crossover point that best suits your system design. Set the potentiometer labeled XOVER to the point you selected, 50Hz being all the way to the right (clockwise) and 250Hz being all the way to the left (counter-clockwise). When you have set the crossover, proceed to the next step.

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Adjusting the RSA's Level Control
Locate the potentiometer labeled LEVEL. This is the level control. Start with the level control turned all the way to the right (clockwise). The bass should be off or very low at this point. Turn up your head unit until the sound form the existing speakers starts to clip or distort. This is the point in your system where you will get maximum volume with the least amount of distortion. With the head unit at this point, turn the level gain control up slowly until the bass volume blends well with the existing high frequency speakers. This should be the proper setting for the level gain control. Now that the level is set, you may want to go back to the crossover control and adjust the crossover point by ear to meet the desired sonic quality of your system design.

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Power Wire: 12 gauge RED Wire
Ground Wire: 12 gauge BLACK Wire
Output (+): 18 gauge BLACK Wire on end of plug
Remote turn-on: 18 gauge ORANGE Wire
Left High-Level input (+): 18 gauge GREEN Wire
Right High-Level input (+): 18 gauge GRAY Wire
RCA input (+): BLUE Wire with Female RCA head
RCA input (-): WHITE Wire attached to Blue wire and RCA head


ELA Power Wire
The 12 gauge red wire on the 2-pin power plug is the 12 Volt positive power wire. It must be connected to the positive terminal of the battery to provide a power source with a low voltage drop and low noise. Do not make the power connection at the fuse block or any point other than the battery. Improper power sources can reduce output and cause distortion.

The fuse holder should be connected to the battery's positive terminal. The fuse is designed to prevent fire or damage to your car, should the battery wire short to ground. Wait to insert the fuse into its holder until all power connections have been made.

If it is necessary to lengthen the battery wire, add the required length between the amplifier and the fuse holder, not the fuse holder and the battery. Use 12 gauge or larger to extend the battery wire. It is best to use as short a wire as possible.

Be sure you DO NOT run the power wire next to the input cables of the amplifier, as this may induce noise.

Avoid running the power wire near the radio's antenna or power leads, or near sensitive equipment or harness. The power wire carries substantial currents and could induce noise.

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CAUTION: DO NOT substitute the 15 amp fuse included with the Amplified Bazooka with anything other than the same fast blow current rated fuse. Substitution or deletion will void the product's warranty and may cause damage to you car or the amplifier


ELA Ground Wire
The 12 gauge black wire on the 2-pin power plug is the negative ground wire. It must be connected directly to the vehicle chassis near the amplifier.

We do not recommend extending the ground wire in any installation, as this can cause unwanted ground loops.

The ground point in the car should be a piece of chassis metal that is welded to the main body of the vehicle.

Painted surfaces should be scraped or sanded clean before the ground lug is bolted down. (Cover the bare metal area with paint or grease to prevent rust.)

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ELA Remote Turn on Options
The ORANGE wire on the Amplified Bazookas' 10-pin Molex Mini-fit Jr. connector is the remote turn on wire. You have several options for connecting the Remote Turn-on.

Option One - 12 Volt Remote from source unit with SAS Rocker Switch
Option Two - 12 Volt Remote from source unit
Option Three - 12 Volt Accessory or ignition with SAS Rocker Switch
Option Four - 12 Volt Accessory or ignition
Option Five - TA-70's built-in Auto Turn-On

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ELA Remote Turn-On Option One
Use the on/off switch and connect the ORANGE Remote Turn On wire to one side of the switch. Connect the other side of the switch to the source unit's "Accessory", "Auto-Antenna", or "Remote" lead, any of which will supply 12 Volts positive when the source is turned on. The on/off switch will allow you to demonstrate to others, the difference the Amplified Bazooka makes in your system, or just turn it off whenever you desire.

Instructions for Mounting The Switch

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ELA Remote Turn-On Option Two
If you do not have an on/off switch you may hook up the ORANGE Remote Turn On wire to the source unit's "Accessory", "Auto-Antenna", or "Remote" lead, any of which will supply 12 Volts positive when the source is turned on. This will allow the Amplified Bazooka to be turned on and off with the source unit.

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ELA Remote Turn-On Option Three
If the source unit does not have an Auto-Antenna lead (or if the Auto-Antenna goes down during tape operation) you can connect the Amplified Bazookas' ORANGE Remote Turn On wire to one terminal of the on/off switch and the Switch's other terminal to an accessory or ignition point at the vehicle's fuse block. In this configuration, the Amplified Bazooka will be on whenever the ignition and the on/off switch are both on. This method may allow noise or turn-on and turn-off transients to become amplified when the source unit is not in use. If this occurs, simply turn off the on/off switch when the source unit is not in use and this noise will be eliminated.

Instructions for Mounting The Switch

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ELA Remote Turn-On Option Four
If you do not have an on/off switch and the source unit does not have an Auto-Antenna lead you may hook up the ORANGE Remote Turn On lead to an accessory or ignition point at the vehicle's fuse block. This will allow the Amplified Bazooka to be turned on by the vehicles' ignition, and remain on as long as the key is in the accessory or run position.

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ELA Remote Turn-On Option Five
The Amplified Bazooka has a built-in Auto Turn-On Feature. If you choose to use this feature, the Amplified Bazooka will turn on automatically whenever there is music present at the inputs (high-level or low-level inputs). Please take notice of the On/Off Jumper Clip located on the back of the amp, right above the harness receptacle. SAS ships the Amplified Bazooka with this Jumper in the Off Position. To use the Auto Turn-On Option the Jumper must be in the On Position. The Jumper Clip must be lifted off of the middle and right hand pins and reinserted across the left hand and middle pins to enable the Auto Turn-On feature. This can be done easily with a pair of needle nose pliers. With the Jumper in the On Position, the Amplified Bazooka will turn on automatically when it senses any music. The ORANGE wire should not be connected to anything if this feature is being used. Be sure to insulate the end of the ORANGE wire so that it will not short to ground, as this may damage the Amplified Bazooka.

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Mounting The Switch
The on/off switch has a variety of mounting options.
Supplied with the switch is a mounting plate for under dash application. Notice that one end of the mounting plate is angled and the other is not. Select the end that is best suited for your application and mount that end of the plate to the dash panel. The switch can also be flush mounted into a flat panel or factory switch knock out panel. Be sure that the place you choose to flush mount the switch has enough clearance behind it before you start the installation of the switch. Using the supplied mounting panel as a template, etch the mounting hole on to the panel you wish to mount the switch. Carefully cut out the mounting hole.

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ELA Input Signal Connections
HIGH-LEVEL INPUTS: If the source unit has only speaker outputs, or both low and high level outputs, use only the Amplified Bazooka's high-level inputs. NEVER USE BOTH high and low-level inputs at the same time!

Connect the Green wire from the 10-pin Molex plug of the Amplified Bazooka to the source units left (+) positive speaker output. Connect the Gray wire of the plug to the source units right (+) positive speaker output. No (-) negative speaker inputs are needed for High-level operation. If the source unit has both front and rear speaker outputs, use only one set of speaker outputs for the high-level input of the Amplified Bazooka.

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WARNING - Connecting one of the Amplified Bazooka's High-level Input channels out of phase electrically with the other High-level Input channel may cause damage to the amplifier's input section. NEVER DO THIS!

NOTE: If you are not sure of the polarity of the wires that you are tapping into connect one channel first and check it by turning on the unit and listening to it. If there is no output, turn off the unit and reverse the polarity of the inputs wires. If it still has no output, you have other problems, Check all connections. If it sounds correct, turn off the unit and connect the other channel. Turn on the unit again and listen to it, if the output increases, you are connected correctly. If the output drops or is reduced, turn off the unit immediately as it is not the correct polarity and may damage the unit. Reverse polarity of one channel and check it again, the output should increase and the connections should be correct.

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LOW-LEVEL INPUT: If the source unit only has low-level RCA phono jack output, use only the low-level outputs of the source.

Connect the low-level RCA phono jack inputs of the Amplified Bazooka to the source with a shielded RCA patch cord. To avoid possible noise problems, be sure to run the patch cord away from all power wires and factory wire harnesses. DO NOT make any connections to the Green and Gray wires of the Amplified Bazooka and be sure these wires are insulated to avoid the possibility of a short.

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Adjusting the ELACrossover
The built-in crossover on the Amplified Bazooka is a 12dB per octave electronic low pass filter, it has a 50Hz to 250Hz variable crossover point. Select the crossover point that best suits your system design. Set the potentiometer labeled XOVER to the point you selected, 50Hz being all the way to the right (clockwise) and 250Hz being all the way to the left (counter-clockwise). When you have set the crossover, proceed to the next step.

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Adjusting the ELALevel Control
Locate the potentiometer labeled LEVEL. This is the level control. Start with the level control turned all the way to the right (clockwise). The bass should be off or very low at this point. Turn up your head unit until the sound form the existing speakers starts to clip or distort. This is the point in your system where you will get maximum volume with the least amount of distortion. With the head unit at this point, turn the level gain control up slowly until the bass volume blends well with the existing high frequency speakers. This should be the proper setting for the level gain control. Now that the level is set, you may want to go back to the crossover control and adjust the crossover point by ear to meet the desired sonic quality of your system design.

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