Question: How do I bypass factory amplifier?

Will my factory sub work if I bypass the amp?

Bypassing the factory amp takes a little more work because you have to run the bypass harness to the factory amp, which is often located in some other part of the car. Its usually worth the extra effort because youll get better sound from your new stereo, even if youre keeping those factory speakers.

Where is the factory amp located?

FACTORY AMP LOCATIONS: The Amplifier is located under the rear seat on the passenger side. FACTORY AMP LOCATIONS: The Amplifier is located under the rear seat on the passenger side.

Does my car have a factory amp?

There are a few ways to find out if your factory system has an amplifier system. One way is to verify if your system has more than four speakers. If it does it probably has an amplifier. You may also want to check with your factories owners manual to see what type of system that you have.

How do you tap into rear speakers?

Some (many) powered subs have high level inputs, so you can just tap into the rear speaker wires. If your car has a factory sub, use its speaker wire instead. If it doesnt have high level inputs, you can use a basic line out converter that ties into the speaker wires and turns them into a rca output.

How do you bypass surround sound?

To use the bypass feature, connect the left and right RCA OUT channels of the external stereo system to the BYPASS ports on your integrated amp. If you are connecting a device with an AUX output, you will need an AUX to RCA cable, like the one found here.

Do all cars have amplifiers?

But the fact is that every single car audio system actually includes an amplifier, even if its just a weak built in amp, and your stereo literally wouldnt work without one. Most car audio systems have an amplifier built right into the head unit.

Why is my amp in protection mode?

Some amps go into protect mode if they get too hot, which can prevent a permanent failure. The common cause of overheating is a lack of airflow. If the amp is located underneath the seats, or in another confined space, that may cause it to overheat.

Can I tap into rear speakers for subs?

Some (many) powered subs have high level inputs, so you can just tap into the rear speaker wires. If your car has a factory sub, use its speaker wire instead. If it doesnt have high level inputs, you can use a basic line out converter that ties into the speaker wires and turns them into a rca output.

What is bypass audio?

Source direct, also known as tone defeat or bypass is a sound engineering term. It describes a feature on a piece of audio equipment which allows the audio effect such as bass and treble controls to be bypassed, leaving the sound unaltered by the equipment.

How do you bypass a home theater cable?

To use the bypass feature, connect the left and right RCA OUT channels of the external stereo system to the BYPASS ports on your integrated amp. If you are connecting a device with an AUX output, you will need an AUX to RCA cable, like the one found here.

How do I know if I have a factory amplified audio system?

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