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Speaker Input: The speaker
level inputs are compatible with nearly any factory stereo system, even most
Bose systems. There are 4 pair of inputs that will accommodate up to 400 watts.
Channel Summing: The LC8
has the ability to sum together multiple input channels (4, 6, or 8) from the
factory source unit into 2 channels. This is handy when the factory system has
multiple, actively crossed-over signals sent from the OEM source unit or
amplifier(s). For example, in some vehicles there is an actively crossed-over
tweeter, midrange, and woofer all in the front of the vehicle. The LC8 lets you
take all of those signals and sum them together to get a high-quality,
full-range, pre-amp signal without the use of any additional cables or hardware.
AutoMode Inputs: When there
is no signal present at the channel 4 input, the channel 3 input automatically
feeds the channel 3 and channel 4 outputs.
Output Level: The +/- 12 dB output level allows you to
adjust the head unit's voltage to the top of your amp's input range; up to 9.5
volts RMS. Each of the four pair of RCA outputs has its own level
Auto Turn-on: The main speaker
level input has a signal sensing circuit; the unit turns on when there's a
speaker level input signal and turns off when the signal disappears.
Remote Output: The +12 volt
DC remote output will trigger an amp to turn on whenever the LC8 is
on. The remote's maximum current output is 1 amp.
Optional Sub Level Control: With the addition of an optional
wired remote (item number 161LC8R), you can easily adjust the output level of
channel 4, often used for a subwoofer.
Ground Isolation: The power supply ground is switchable, in case of
ground loop noise. The factory position is fully isolated (typically the best
choice), but can be changed to Ground or 200Ω.
Terminal Blocks: The power/ground/remote in/remote out
terminal and the speaker level input terminals are removable; the wiring is
attached to the block, then the block is plugged into the LC8. The terminal
blocks will accommodate wire up to 12 gauge.
- Maximum Speaker Level Input: 400 watts
- Maximum Output Voltage: 9.5 volts RMS
- Frequency response: 10Hz-22kHz; ± 1dB
- THD: 0.01%
- Input Impedance: 20 kΩ