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  1. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    To be more specific JBL Stage 122 vs Kicker C12 (very cheap one’s) in 12” JBL Specs: •4-ohm impedance •polypropylene cone with rubber surround •power handling: 250 watts RMS (1000 watts peak) •frequency response: 34-200 Hz •sensitivity (2.83V at 1 meter): 91 dB Kicker C12 Specs: •12" 4-ohm...
  2. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I’m looking into getting a skar subwoofer for my 2010 mazda3 s grand touring hatchback. I was hoping to keep the stock radio, with the Bose sound system. What all would I need to do to keep the stock look, what all would I need to buy? Or is it a lost hope? I noticed the back of the head unit...
  3. 2019+ Mazda 3 Audio & Electronics
    Hi everyone, first time poster here, but not the first time I've had this problem. Contacted dealer for a fix again but wondering if there's anything I can do in the meantime. My infotainment has stopped outputting audio and won't let me switch between sources. Video here...
  4. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello everyone, For some time I have a problem with Bose audio system. When I listen to the music from cd player only right side speakers play music, left side does not work. When I use android auto and Spotify left side speakers are working fine, but right side is not as loud as it should be...
  5. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey people, I was following for quite some time this awesome community, you are all awesome - very informative and friendly site! I own a 2015 Mazda 3 (EU - Spirit) 2.0L with non-Bose speakers. The time came and I decided to upgrade my frontal audio system. Here are my 2 questions: 1. Does it...
  6. 2019+ Mazda 3 Audio & Electronics
    Hi, I've noticed that my brand new 2020 Evolve BP Mazda 3 has a rear parcel shelf speaker that does not work. I've tried to fiddle and reset the audio settings with no success. Has anybody else come across this?
  7. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    About to upgrade my speakers and add a sub. Does anyone have any experience in the limits of the Mazda 3 electrical system? I have a 2014 sGT with Bose system (which I've ripped out) and the system replacing it is: x8 - 55w Infinity Reference Speakers @ 3 ohm x1 - JL CP212 Subwoofer Enclosure...
  8. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello, So I recently just got my new car which is a 2010 mazda3 hatchback with the bose system and I absolutely love it. I was wondering if anyone has gone the complete aftermarket route because that's what I'm looking at. I bought my car used and when I got it the audio doesn't...
  9. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    2011 Mazda 3 S Grand Touring Hatchback 2.5L Hey everyone So this car was wired for subs prior to me buying it and I’m currently trying to get the battery back to stock Couple questions about what I have going on here. First, is that fat wire coming from the negative terminal the ground? It...
  10. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I just bought a used 2017 Mazda 3 Touring. Interior looks great except the main commander knob... I looked online and looks like only way to replace it is replacing the entire assembly for over $100? Anyone else have this issue or come up with a cheaper fix?
  11. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey, what’s the difference between these two?
  12. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have a 2018 GT 3 that was probably one of the last to roll out without AA/Carplay installed. Anyways, I'm considering getting the kit and doing the upgrade (hardware/software), but wanted to get people's opinion on the audio quality after upgrading. Any noticable improvements or changes...
  13. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Simply put, I'm using the latest version of AIO and AA Tweak on my Serial patched fw 59.00.504 NA N and I can't get any audio to come through. I can only hear audio come through when Google Assistant is active. I've tried this in both Wireless and Wired mode. My Bluetooth being on/off doesn't...
  14. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey everyone, this is my first post here and I'm looking forward to interacting with all of you fellow Mazda3 owners. Anyways, I bought my 2010 GT hatch last August. I love it so far, except for the stock stereo. It is decent but nothing special. I was having some issues with the Bluetooth...
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  16. 2019+ Mazda 3 Audio & Electronics
    Hi everyone! I'm looking to install USB/aux in a 2007 I just bought! I love it. But I can only play CDs... I'm wanting to be able to play music from my iPhone through a USB cord while it charges (ideally without needing a 3.5mm aux). Is there something out there that has this ability? I'm also...
  17. 2019+ Mazda 3 Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, I'm trying to find a layout on how to install my subwoofer within a brand new mazda 3 GS 2019 sedan and i can't find any. Someone have an idea? Any help would be gladly appreciated. Thanks!
  18. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello everyone. I have a 2010 Mazda 3 with the Bose system. I was wondering if there was any way to run a bypass to set up an after market sub, but keep all the stock audio running off of the stock amp?
  19. Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    Non-Bose system. Upgraded Alpine Component speakers in the front only.* 2018 Mazda 3, but most Mazda's have been using this TAU (Tuner Amplifier Unit) for over a decade now. Even with the car off, in accessory mode, once the infotainment system boots up, a high frequency (10kHz) hiss appears...
  20. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi guys, I have a 2015 Mazda 3, and I'm sick and tired of the whole audio system! Is there a compatible Android audio system that I can replace it with (that will also connect to all the car features) ? Thanks
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