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I Fitted clarion headunit and the rear speakers don't work? help

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    I have just removed my concert II headunit and fitted a clarion Mp3 headunit. now that I have fitted the unit, the rear speakers don't work. I think the rear speakers are active/powered, does anyone know how to get them to work with my headunit? my headunit unit has 2 pre-outs if that helps?

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    Either wire the rear pre-outs into the mini-ISO block using the RCA-Mini-ISO adapter, or wire up the rear speaker outs straight to the rear speakers and by-pass the useless Audi amp
    RCA adapter
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    i dont suppose you know how to wire the connector?
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    The diagram's on top of the old Concert II HU. The connections you want are RR, LR, COM & switch (remote on)
    Looks like this:
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    will this work

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    I am just going to connect the switch to the other switch on the top of the connector.
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    Good stuff, will give it a go later.

    Does the active speaker actually have an amp? or what is actually in the rear?
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    4 channel amp, I'm not a 100% certain without looking at the diags, but it may be better to connect all 4 line outs to the amps, rather than just the two.

    Craig
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    Bose has a 4ch amp, non Bose just a 2 ch rear amp
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    anyone know the specs for the rear amp / speakers. Yeah it just runs the rears as the front speakers work fine and run from the normal iso connector..
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    a massive 2 x 20w
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