Adding stuff to the factory radio - Jeep Compass Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
post #1 of 6 Old 01-04-2007, 07:13 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 172
Adding stuff to the factory radio

Anyone know how hard it would be to add this?? ... 130DEQ7600

It's been years that I have messed around with teaking a system, and I don't know how many options I have for the inputs/outputs of the factory radio.
flybynight_x1 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 6 Old 01-04-2007, 09:46 PM
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 362
I haven't been "in the loop" on car stereo stuff for a few years now. If you're planning on adding this to the factory head unit, I'd say keep your money. This product seems to be geared toward full custom aftermarket stereo setups, IMHO.
Webmaster is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 01-04-2007, 10:04 PM
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 34
It definitely would have been nicer if there was a factory option to add a digital equalizer. I would mount it in the bin underneath the radio that is not currently being used.
D-Train is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #4 of 6 Old 01-08-2007, 05:01 PM Thread Starter
Join Date: Oct 2006
Posts: 172
Well I got the boston acoustics stock system, and I think it just sounds awesome!!

But, I like a lot of diffrent kinds of music, (no I don't listen to Rush all the time /wink) and I find that I need to adjust the settings a lot depending on what kind of music I am in the mood for at the moment.

A digital EQ with presets would work great!!!
flybynight_x1 is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 01-09-2007, 04:17 AM
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 109
Same here, when I listen to the radio the best sound I get is Bass +9, Mid -1, Treble +9.

When listening to my iPod (iPod EQ beging set at "Latin" for a bit of bass and treble boost, best setting so far) I sometimes have to turn down the bass setting to +7 or the bass becomes too present at low volumes, at higher volumes it is perfect.

This sound system is really good and very impressive.

The only problem I have with it is that I can hear a "rattling noise" when I listen to some types of music with big bass in it. I've been able to isolate this noise source very easily. It comes from the rear center safety belt roll in the rear right upper side of the trunk (behind the plastic cover). The longer I extend the rear center safety belt, the lesser the noise so it might just be that the tension I'm creating when I do that removes some "slack" from the roll mechanism and stops the noise. If I fully retract the seat belt in the roll the noise is much more present.

This slack in the safety belt system doesn't seems to be the only one I have in the truck. I also have a slack in the driver's safety belt (where it permanently attaches to the left bottom of the driver's seat (near the door). I'll have them fix all of this at my next oil change.

RedVortex is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 07-17-2007, 10:11 PM
Junior Member
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Albuquerque
Posts: 6
You could use an Audio Control three.1

I have use AudioControl stuff in the past and let me tell you they make your system sound amazing. The three.1 is OEM integerated so you don't need an aftermarket stereo, it works with the stock radio.

Check them out at
gkatmar is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Compass Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome