Subwoofer installation

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Audio and Electronics' started by brotherleeroy, Jan 2, 2014.

  1. brotherleeroy

    brotherleeroy Junior Member

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    My 2009 Prius has the 9-speaker JBL update that includes an amplifier located beneath the passenger seat. I would like to install a subwoofer beneath the driver's seat. I understand that all the connections I need for the sub are right there with the JBL amp. My question is: can I use the 12 volt power supply coming to the JBL amp for both the JBL and subwoofer, assuming that I add an in-line fuse to the + terminal? If so, this could be a very easy install. If not, I'll need to access the battery for power, or put the sub in back and run the speaker wires to the JBL unit. Thanks,
     
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    Run the subwoofer amp power lines, both + & - directly to the battery! I have a BOSS BASS 800, it's been running fine for a couple of years now. For me it fills in the lo end that is missing without booming your ears to an early death![​IMG]
     
  3. brotherleeroy

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    Thanks. I'll do that.
     
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    Prius is a lot easier to add a sub too because the battery is in the rear. I have 2 12s that I am trying to sell so I can go back to having 1 10"


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