1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

How can I disconnect the centre speaker?

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by AndyMac, Oct 19, 2005.

  1. AndyMac

    AndyMac Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2003
    Messages:
    9,833
    Likes Received:
    38
    Don't really want to rewire the front doors (although I know I should), but I spent a few hours doing this on my 2.8Q and it made no difference to the sound, so can't be arsed to do it on the B6 Avant. I've had a look with the glovebox out but the thing is buried so far forward there doesn't seem to be anyway to get to it from underneath.
    Any suggestions?
     
  2. Google AdSense Guest Advertisement



    to hide this advert.
  3. a4sline190

    a4sline190 Member

    Joined:
    Nov 4, 2004
    Messages:
    149
    Likes Received:
    0
    Hi,

    From the harness you can see the centre is fed from the front speakers just a case of cutting one of the wires going to the centre and insulating, I did this after putting my own head unit in my S-line as the centre was just clipping all the time with the increased power from the head unit, once this was done all was fine.

    Cheers
     
  4. AndyMac

    AndyMac Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2003
    Messages:
    9,833
    Likes Received:
    38
    Nice one thanks, I hoped that was the case but didn't want to pull the HU again just to find out I was wrong, Audi wiring isn't usually that simple. I'll post a pic later.
     
  5. peteA3tdi

    peteA3tdi Member

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2004
    Messages:
    408
    Likes Received:
    0
    on the air vent on the dash in front of the speaker Carefully prise off the cover around the blob that sticks up under the cover is a screw for the blob under the blob is the screw for the vent and speaker grill
    if this helps
     
  6. AndyMac

    AndyMac Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2003
    Messages:
    9,833
    Likes Received:
    38
    thanks Pete
    Cheers, Andy
     
  7. AndyMac

    AndyMac Moderator
    Staff Member Moderator

    Joined:
    Jun 10, 2003
    Messages:
    9,833
    Likes Received:
    38
    Yes, the centre speaker runs bridged across the 2 front speaker connections via thinner wires than the main fronts. Wow what a difference. That centre speaker seems to be tuned to provide all the harsh treble and "baby crying" middle on your favorite tracks.
    Just cover it up with an A-Z and hear the difference. I'm guessing its there primarily to boost dialogue (like a surround sound centre speaker), its certainly not much good for anything else, maybe connected to a handsfree kit it would serve a useful purpose.
     
  8. gizze

    gizze Member

    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2003
    Messages:
    615
    Likes Received:
    1
    I did exactly that with my centre speaker, hooked up a bluetooth hand free kit to it.
     
  9. peteA3tdi

    peteA3tdi Member

    Joined:
    Mar 10, 2004
    Messages:
    408
    Likes Received:
    0
    i have navi+ and my centre speaker don't work anyway, i did some work on an A4 and this had a concert hu and now i can see or hear should i say what the fuss is about , god it sounded s**t untill i covered it
     

Share This Page