Installing Subwoofer - Honda-Tech - Honda Forum Discussion

Honda Accord & Crosstour (2003 - 2012) 2003 - 2012 Honda Accord and Inspire

Installing Subwoofer

Reply

 
 
 
Old 05-27-2008, 10:50 AM
  #1  
Thread Starter
 
Speed_69's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
Posts: 58
Default Installing Subwoofer

Is it possible to install a subwoofer using the stock Honda Headunit on my 7th gen accord sedan? It has the 6 disc cd change. Or do I have to install an aftermarket headunit? I'm looking to get the Infinity Basslink.

If it is possible..is it possible to hook up a 4-way amplifier for my speakers using the same stock headunit?

Any information would be helpful..thanks!
Speed_69 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-27-2008, 07:01 PM
  #2  
Honda-Tech Member
 
ziwang55's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: savage, mn, usa
Posts: 57
Default

yeah im running on stock unit with 1200w infinity amp with 2 12inch infinity reference. its fine
ziwang55 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2008, 07:44 AM
  #3  
 
H22a T13's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: deephaven, MN, USA
Posts: 128
Default Re: (ziwang55)

so does that mean that there are RCA inputs on the back of the headunit or do you need an adapter?
H22a T13 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2008, 10:29 AM
  #4  
Honda-Tech Member
 
ziwang55's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: savage, mn, usa
Posts: 57
Default

well i got everything set up at bestbuy cuz they know what to do. and yeah i got like an adapter sort of thing that i needed inorder for me to use my subs with a stock head unit. and the adapter thing was placed in the trunk right under the rear speakers.
ziwang55 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2008, 06:24 PM
  #5  
Honda-Tech Member
 
str8venom99's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: nj, NJ, USA
Posts: 135
Default

your gonna need a line converter and a remote trigger for the amp
str8venom99 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 05-28-2008, 09:44 PM
  #6  
Thread Starter
 
Speed_69's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Calgary, AB, Canada
Posts: 58
Default Re:

anybody have any experience using JL Cleansweep or Rockford Fosgate 3Sixty?
Speed_69 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2010, 01:04 PM
  #7  
Trial User
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 1
Default Re: Installing Subwoofer

what kind of adapter did you use and where couldi get one?
JR88 is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2010, 09:16 AM
  #8  
Honda-Tech Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 20
Default Re: Installing Subwoofer

Yes it is possible, You can look up some adapters on ebay they are very inexpensive
xpehbam is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2010, 10:13 PM
  #9  
Honda-Tech Member
 
KWayRacing's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: MS, USA
Posts: 960
Default Re: Installing Subwoofer

JR88 Its easy. search line to rca converter and there are 711,000 posts about the subject. read a bit
KWayRacing is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-22-2010, 02:49 PM
  #10  
Honda-Tech Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Dallas, Texas
Posts: 13
Default Re: Installing Subwoofer

Be careful, many of these guys are strictly car guys but not car audio guys!

You can run off stock headunit but the amp output is a lot weaker than with an aftermarket headunit installed. Most audiophiles would consider this a waste of money since you really are limiting your system immediately from the source.

JL CleanSweep does work well and is maybe the easiest way to keep your stock headunit while maintaining performance from speakers/subs.

If you are serious about your system I would suggest a few weeks on the www.caraudio.com forums.
thefacta is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2010, 08:28 PM
  #11  
Honda-Tech Member
 
truckboy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 40
Default Re: Installing Subwoofer

your going to need an amp, a wiring kit,
remote and rca from the cd player ran to the amp.

power wire through the firewall and then hidden by the trim .

ground wire no longer than 18 inches long then speaker wire to your amp.
for clarity you need an aftermarket reciever with rca output.
truckboy is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 08-25-2010, 11:11 PM
  #12  
B*a*n*n*e*d
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 50
Default Re: Installing Subwoofer

it is possible to install
bkindness is offline  
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
amboyzfinest94
Acura TL, RL & ZDX
2
10-09-2011 07:06 AM
looney
Honda Minivans, Crossovers, and Trucks
2
10-06-2007 03:13 PM
HondaRcB
Audio / Security / Video
9
02-12-2006 12:46 PM
w1ck3dR
Audio / Security / Video
2
07-15-2005 03:27 PM
shamoo
Audio / Security / Video
7
10-18-2002 05:38 PM


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Installing Subwoofer


Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy Privacy Statement Terms of Service

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: