Trying to make your car’s system sound good can be hard. No matter how much power you have in it, it’s not going to matter if you do not understand how to put that power where it needs to go. You can have all the loudspeakers that you want, but you have to understand that not all of them can take all the signal they get from the CD player. This is where the crossovers come into play. So what is a crossover and how does it work? Even a better question is, how do you install one of these crossovers? Is it something that you can do yourself?
The audio crossover is kind of like an electronic filtering system. What it does is it is used to help out loudspeakers that are not able to cover the full audio spectrum, which is not uncommon. A lot of times whenever a speaker tries to cover all the different audio sounds by itself, then you are going to get a lot of distortion. This is where the crossover comes into play. You are able to split up the audio over a lot of different speakers. By doing this you are able to get less distortion, because the speakers are set up for different things. Different crossovers split music up in different ways. That is why it’s very important that you understand what kind of ways it’s going to split up the music. This way you can better choose which speaker you want to go where.