Bass constantly skipping CD's...

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  1. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    I can't even turn my deck up to a decent level without bass skipping the CD. Gain and boost is maybe at 45%..

    Will CD changer solve my problem? Cheaper solution (other then turning it down :squint: )? Anything I can do to 'isolate' the headunit so it doesn't absorb the bass as much?
     
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    Try mounting a piece of foam where the headunit touches the chassis.

    And a cd changer might even be worse if it is positioned closer to the subwoofer.
     
  3. DatacomGuy

    DatacomGuy is moving to Canada

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    OK. I've got a bunch of foam.. I'll just wrap the whole deck and see if that helps.
     
  4. speedricer

    speedricer Go SpeedRicer Gooooo

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    Also make sure that the cd player is installed very securely (SP).
    If it is at all loose then that could cause problems.
     
  5. BlkX

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    It sounds like your boost is a shade high...but aside from getting a HU that doesn't skip as much (some do more than others) the foam should work well. Make sure every screw is secure as well.
     
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    sir, do not do that...

    a headunit, along with pretty much all electronics needs to have proper ventilation...try adding a plumbers strap to the back...make sure the thing's in tight...use the foam minimally
     
  7. MagiusX

    MagiusX Don't let the man keep you down

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    Also check the wiring. Make sure that everywhere two wires were joined together, whether they are crimped or taped, are still tight. Crappy installs are the leading cause of skipping.
     

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