First things first: can you hook up a car stereo to a house outlet? The quick answer is yes, with the right power supply, you can hook up a car stereo to a house outlet with 120V or even 220V power. You cannot, however, directly connect a car stereo to an outlet.
How do I hook up a car stereo in my house outlet?
You need a 12V power cord to use your car stereo power supply for home use, but you can easily get that from a hardware store. Cut the end of the power cord and connect the black wire with the line of white around the stereos red and yellow wires. Make sure every wire is completely covered before you plug it in.
How do I convert my car stereo to 110V?
Turn the power supply switch to OFF position. Plug the power supply to a 110 volt AC outlet and turn on its power switch. Turn on the power switch of your car stereo. Adjust the volume and other sound settings of your car stereo to check for sound and sound quality.
Can I plug a car amp into a wall outlet?
Car amplifiers run on 12V DC power and your wall outlet puts out 110V AC, so making them play together nicely takes a bit of persuasion.
Where do I connect the remote wire for my amp?
Wiring the remote turn on wire with an aftermarket head unit is pretty straightforward. Simply connect another piece of blue primary wire to the blue wire in the wiring harness and run the primary wire back to the amplifier to terminate in the remote turn on terminal.
Where does the blue wire go on a car stereo?
The blue wire can either be turned on or turned off. After operating the factory amplifier or the antenna, the aftermarket head unit will give this wire 12volts.
Whats the best way to connect wires?
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What wires are for what on a car stereo?
Speaker wires. Car stereos have eight wires for the traditional 4-speaker system – a positive wire and a negative wire for the front left, front right, rear left, and rear right speakers.