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Offline stainesy

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Would an earth wire on amp affect bass?
« on: 08 November 2011, 15:54 »
I have a sub in a box in my boot with an amp running it.
Few weeks ago I took it out as I was going to swap my car but didnt in the end so I wired it all up again today.
I used a much thinner earth cable on the amp as the one I had fitted before was way to thick and didn't fit in the clamp propply on the amp but I made it fit.
There is plenty of bass in the car now and all works ok with new thinner cable but it's don't seem as bassy as it was with the faint cable.

Would a difarance in earth cable size effect the bass?

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Re: Would an earth wire on amp affect bass?
« Reply #1 on: 08 November 2011, 16:11 »
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Re: Would an earth wire on amp affect bass?
« Reply #2 on: 29 November 2011, 15:17 »
will be the earth cable bud. as i have seen this happen before. so change to the thicker earth cable.
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Re: Would an earth wire on amp affect bass?
« Reply #3 on: 16 December 2011, 09:20 »
Yeah ive noticed it before, what I did was get a thick earth cable and snipped the excess threads of wire till you could just about srew the clamp in.
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Re: Would an earth wire on amp affect bass?
« Reply #4 on: 19 December 2011, 14:46 »
Earth just as important as the live connection

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Re: Would an earth wire on amp affect bass?
« Reply #5 on: 21 December 2011, 11:39 »
As said before - make sure the earth cable is just as thick as the live