Overview: The Scosche Car Stereo Speaker Level Converter
(LOC-80) is a non-active, "passive" device that allows any car stereo to be
connected to an amplifier or EQ booster. This is accomplished by converting
the speaker high-level outputs an the car stereo into low-level RCA jacks by
electronically converting the signal as it is passed through the Scosche LOC-80.
Installation: You can use the Scosche LOC-80 whenever you
wish to add an amplifier or EQ booster to a car stereo that is not equipped with
RCA (low-level) outputs. By simply connecting the speaker inputs of the LOC-80
to the speaker outputs of the car stereo, you can now add an amplifier or EQ
booster to your vehicle's audio system.
- Speaker Inputs: The attached speaker
level input wires are 4-3/4" long. Connect the left
(+) speaker wire of your car stereo to the white wire of
the LOC-80 and connect the left (-) speaker wire to the
white/black wire of the LOC-80. Then connect the right
(+) speaker wire to the gray wire of the LOC-80 and connect
the right (-) speaker wire to the gray/black wire of the
- RCA Outputs: Connect the RCA output
jacks of the LOC-80 to the RCA inputs of your amplifier or
EQ booster (Red = Right, White = Left).
Note: Double check all connections and
test the sound system. The wiring colors of the LOC-80 may
be different from the wiring colors found on your car stereo.
Output Level Adjustment: The Scosche Car Stereo Speaker Level
Converter is equipped with output level controls that can be adjusted for proper
sound level matching. This done by inserting a small flat-blade or phillips-head
screwdriver into the gain adjustment holes, located on top of the LOC-80. by
turning clockwise, the gain for that individual channel, or the amount of sound
allowed to pass through the LOC-80 is increased. By turning counterclockwise,
the gain for that individual channels is decreased. If you feel that after
increasing the volume of your stereo, the sound is too quiet, then equally
increase both the left and right gains of the LOC-80until the sound level is
adequate. If the sound level is too loud with only a slight increase in stereo
volume, or distortion (poor sound quality) is noticeable, then equally decrease
the gains of the LOC-80.
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