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  1. Line Output Converter to stock radio

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I recently bought a 2012 Mazda3 i Touring Hatchback, first time Mazda owner. I took out the amp and sub out of my old car and went and started installing it in the Mazda3, but ran into a problem. My amp isnt turning on... Using a multimeter at the amp's terminal, i found out that not enough...
  2. Infotainment System speaker power output

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Does anyone have the specs for the speaker power output? I want to replace these terrible stock speakers. I have a 2016 hatch.
  3. 2017 Mazda 3 GS Hatch Line output converter

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I need help understanding which wires are the rear speaker wires at the head unit? The car does not have the upgraded audio pkg just standard with the HMI screen. Please need advice or wiring diagrams
  4. USB Audio output / USB DAC

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm not a Linux programmer or anything. But was wondering if it would be doable to use USB Audio DACs with our headunit. I tried with 3 different USB devices, while they turn ON, there is no sound comming out. Maybe it need some ALSA modification..? Kernel modules/usb audio drivers missing ...
  5. LED low beams and high beams - wattage output

    Exterior Lighting
    I can't seem to find the specs on my 2012 Mazda 3 (sedan) wattage output for headlights. I just bought LEDs for both low beams and high beams. Problem is that it looks like they run at 160w and I don't think the output on for the headlights reach that wattage. What can I do to bypass the...
  6. Direct low-level output from the factory non-Bose receiver

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello, I thought I would share this hacky weekend bodge I did to get direct low level audio output from my factory 2010 Mazda 3 non-Bose receiver. This isn't really a tutorial or anything but hopefully someone will find it cool and nice. I wanted to upgrade the stereo in my car for maximum...
  7. High Output alternator

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey all, new to the forums. Looking in trading my car for a 2013 mazda 3 with the 2.0l. I'm a big audio guy, so I plan on having a high powered setup for my daily driving (around 7,000 rms). I'm trading in my car because i dont want to put a high power system in it, and then the car crap out...
  8. JDM Skyactiv-G 2.5 output?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Does anyone know what the output for the j-spec skyactiv 2.5 engine is? The reason I want to know is because the US-spec 2.5 is at 13:1 compression while the j-spec is at 14:1 and I wanted to see how big of a difference it makes. Thanks
  9. QualiR head unit (QL-MZD313) Audio Output Jack

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello guys,im in need of help and i need answers asap,im about to install an amp over this weekend and i need to know if the QualiR head unit (QL-MZD313) has an audio output or an subwoofer output to connect a rca for the amp.or would i have to buy dat converter thing where i have to run off the...
  10. Non Bose HU same as Bose? Balanced Output?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey all, I'm looking to add a signal processor to my system, but am keeping the stock HU. Is the non Bose HU the same as the Bose HU? I have the 6 speaker base system. Also anyone know if this has a balanced output and what the output voltage is? The input on the DSP is ~5.6Vpp. Thanks! John
  11. Quick question about PAC-AOEM1 RCA output

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I just installed the PAC-AOEM1 and ran RCA wires to my mono Phoenix gold xenon 600.1 amp. From the PAC , I used two Y splitters, I connected one Y splitter to the Front Left and Right channel, as well as another Y splitter to the Rear Left and Right channels. Did I do this right? I am now...
  12. '10 MS3 do you guys get dim light output when....

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    '10 MS3 do you guys get weak light output, when you turn your wheels while your car light is on, it seems to dim out on me a bit. Have you guys had that issue or if you can try it to see if its not only me
  13. Line output converter

    South Central
    Looking for the model or part number for a line output converter so I can add my amps, subs and speakers. I found a PAC AOEM-MAZ2 MAZDA but that only goes to 2009 I have a 2010 Mazda 3 2. 5 4DHB If anyone knows where to get one please let me know. Thanks Kambo
  14. Mazda's Global Output Increases 25.5 percent in July

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    From the home page: Link to Story: Mazda Global Output Increases 25.5 Percent in July Great news for Mazda and I'm glad to see an automaker with a personality is finally thriving!