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Overview: This is a versatile adapter that
allows for multiple applications. If your receiver doesn't have preamp outputs
and you want to connect it to an amp that doesn't have speaker level inputs,
this adapter can be used to convert you receiver's speaker level outputs into
preamp outputs. With this adapter, you can hook either a 2-channel or
4-channel amplifier to this adapter, and not lose fader control. This adapter
also allows you to add an aftermarket receiver to either a common ground audio
system in your vehicle, or an audio system that has factory amplifiers (like
many of the Premium, JBL, and Bose audio systems). There are gain controls for
both the line outputs and the factory amp inputs. Which gain controls you use
depends on your application. Note: There is a plastic screwdriver that is
physically attached to the adapter, and must be broken off to use. It is used to
adjust gain controls and screw down the speaker terminals.
Conversion: The adapter can convert car stereo speaker
outputs to RCA outputs so an external 2 or 4 channel amplifier can
be added to a car audio system. There are line output controls that allow you
to adjust the output level going into your amplifier(s). The adapter can handle
up to 80 watts of speaker level input.
Interface with Factory Amplified Systems:
This adapter allows the matching and installation of an aftermarket receiver with most
factory amplified systems like the Premium/JBL/Bose systems.
Subwoofer Application: The adapter will allow for the
integration of a subwoofer or subwoofers to nearly any audio system. There are
line output controls that you can use to adjust the output level going into
Common Ground Audio Systems: With this
adapter, you can add an aftermarket receiver to a common ground system in your
vehicle without having to run new speaker wires. There are factory amp gain
controls that you can use to adjust the input levels.
Common Ground/Factory Amp/Line Out Switch:
Depending on how you are using the adapter will depend on what position the
switch will be in. If you are adding a new receiver to a common ground system,
then the switch is put into the "Common Ground" position. If you are adding the
receiver to a factory system that uses Premium, JBL, and or Bose, then the switch
is put into the Factory Amp position. You can also add an external amp to a
receiver that does not have line outputs; in this case the switch will be in the
"Line Out" position. There are factory amp gain controls that you can use to
adjust the input levels.