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anyone went from a cheaper DSP amp to a better DSP amp and felt the difference/improvement? 

music source will be play from HU (z9250bt), RCA out -> DSP amp -> speakers. 

(no intention to add seperate amp due to space constraint). 

 

why i asking is because even casting songs with spotify to my home system (pioneer sc-lx AVR), sound so much better than my car audio, with spotify music. Its just not as clear. 

i guess the HU and speakers is good enough. Using Zapco st4x DSP AMP, so wondering if this DSP amp is hindering any improvement. 

 

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3 hours ago, rickylah said:

anyone went from a cheaper DSP amp to a better DSP amp and felt the difference/improvement? 

music source will be play from HU (z9250bt), RCA out -> DSP amp -> speakers. 

(no intention to add seperate amp due to space constraint). 

 

why i asking is because even casting songs with spotify to my home system (pioneer sc-lx AVR), sound so much better than my car audio, with spotify music. Its just not as clear. 

i guess the HU and speakers is good enough. Using Zapco st4x DSP AMP, so wondering if this DSP amp is hindering any improvement. 

 

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On 5/8/2021 at 1:00 PM, rickylah said:

anyone went from a cheaper DSP amp to a better DSP amp and felt the difference/improvement? 

music source will be play from HU (z9250bt), RCA out -> DSP amp -> speakers. 

(no intention to add seperate amp due to space constraint). 

 

why i asking is because even casting songs with spotify to my home system (pioneer sc-lx AVR), sound so much better than my car audio, with spotify music. Its just not as clear. 

i guess the HU and speakers is good enough. Using Zapco st4x DSP AMP, so wondering if this DSP amp is hindering any improvement. 

 

I think it will still make a difference. @Meemee make a point. You should try tuning first. It will also make a difference.

The zapco st4x look pretty decent, if you ever wanna upgrade, you can sell that to me! 🤣

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Lol yes definitely has the tuning done by shop. But finer tuning I'm still playing with it myself. 

Zapco cheap dsp do has its limitation. Phrase is only 2 setting, 0 or 180. And TA has to enter the number, can't press up or down click, so quite hard to do minor adjustment while u listen for changes. 

But gotta say for eq tuning definitely is quite good, can adjust specific frequency and the spread. 

 

But other than this, wonder if sound will improved with a higher end dsp amp. 

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3 minutes ago, rickylah said:

Lol yes definitely has the tuning done by shop. But finer tuning I'm still playing with it myself. 

Zapco cheap dsp do has its limitation. Phrase is only 2 setting, 0 or 180. And TA has to enter the number, can't press up or down click, so quite hard to do minor adjustment while u listen for changes. 

But gotta say for eq tuning definitely is quite good, can adjust specific frequency and the spread. 

 

But other than this, wonder if sound will improved with a higher end dsp amp. 

Amp definetly help with the sound production. So yeah. I think it will helps.

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@rickylah How are you using the phase feature? How will 0 and 180 phase change the sound?

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