Car FAQ

My AC-BT24 Bluetooth module is missing a connector pin!

If you’ve noticed that your AC-BT24 Bluetooth module is missing the top row center pin, your AC-BT24 is not broken,...

How to setup AccuBASS®

AccuBass is a feature that restores bass frequencies on a factory system that rolls off the bass as you increase...

How to setup AccuBASS on the LC2i

AccuBass is a feature that restores bass frequencies on a factory system that rolls off the bass as the volume...

What is AutoMode?

AutoMode is a function on our LC6i, LC7i, and LC8i multi-channel line converters. When AutoMode is engaged on the LC6i...

What is the GTO?

The GTO or “Great Turn On” circuit automatically turns the unit on whenever it senses a signal on the channel 1...

Will the remote out work if I use the GTO?

Yes.  Whether you use the remote trigger or the GTO to turn on the unit, the remote out will work...

Will class D amplifiers work with our GTO signal sense?

The GTO signal sense on our current line of converters tend not to work with Class D amplifiers. The GTO...

How many devices can I connect to the remote out?

You can safely connect 2 amps to the remote out, at the most 3.  Anything more than that we recommend...

Do I need to connect the “remote in” in order for the “remote out” to work on my line converter?

The 12 volt “remote out” on our converters are active as long as the unit is on. So, either the...

How do I set the output gains on my line converter to match the input sensitivity of my aftermarket amplifier?

When setting the output gain levels on our line converters (LC2i, LC6i, LC7i, LC8i, LCQ-1 etc…) our goal is to...

What is M.I.L.C.?

The Maximum Input Level Control is a patent-pending level-setting circuit that prevents clipping and distortion. It calculates when the waveform...

Should I sum the outputs on my line converter?

You would want to sum the outputs of your line converter if your factory system band passes the speaker outputs....

Channel summing / Signal routing with line converters LC6i / LC7i / LCQ-1.

The summing function allows you to combine multiple input signals to the main channel output. It is typically most used...

Channel summing / Signal routing – LC8i

The LC8i is an eight channel (4 stereo input) line converter that is very versatile in routing and summing the...

Can my multi channel line converter take a single stereo input and distribute it to all outputs?

Yes. Although our multi-ch line converters will not route audio this way straight out of the box, you can get...

DM Smart DSP software – Saving configuration settings to your computer and memory presets.

The DM Smart DSP software is used to setup our DSP processors and amplifiers. When working on a project you...

Where can I purchase a PFM chip, or different frequency crossover modules for my crossover?

You can purchase the modules on our website here All PFM chips are at an 18 db slope.  The 24...

Do I need an 18 db crossover module, or a 24 db crossover module?

We have many products that have PFM modules and/or crossover modules that the user can replace to customize their setup....

Where is the jumper location on my unit?

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How does the Epicenter work?

The unique bass restoration circuit of The Epicenter®, originally patented by AudioControl, looks at the upper harmonics and uses them...

What is the difference between Accubass and the Epicenter?

The Epicenter® Bass Restoration and AccuBASS® both enhance bass, but from differing approaches. The Epicenter is designed to add bass...

Should I put the Epicenter before or after my EQ?

We always recommend you put the Epicenter® BEFORE an EQ or crossover. Since the Epicenter is adding frequencies to your...

Do I need to send a full range signal or just a sub woofer signal to my epicenter?

You will want to send a full range signal to the Epicenter®. Due to how the Epicenter creates the low...

Is the Epicenter knob a bass volume knob?

The Epicenter knob adjusts the amount of the Epicenter effect added to the existing signal. It is not a volume...

What does the ACR-3 control on the Epicenter 600/1200 amplifiers?

The ACR-3 has two functions on the Epicenter amplifiers. It can either control the amount of Epicenter® effect applied to...

What ACR remote knob will work with my original Epicenter or Epicenter Series 2?

The ACR-1 will work with your older model Epicenter®. It is good to note that it does not have the...

What dash remote should I use for my product?

Over the years, we’ve made a number of different dash remotes for our products.  If you have lost yours, or...

What functions does the dash remote control on my unit?

What type of cable is used for my ACR remote dash knob?

We use a standard RJ11 telephone cable to connect our ACR knobs to our converters and processors. Even for older...

What do the lights on my remote knob for my DQDX/DQ-61 mean?

The DQ-61 and DQDX dash remote LEDs have a number of different configurations depending upon what mode the knob and...

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