Krell Audio volume issue - AcuraZine - Acura Enthusiast Community



Krell Audio volume issue

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 12-10-2017, 07:50 AM   #1
Registered Member
Thread Starter
 
Limelight's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: Toronto, ON
Posts: 487
Thanked 279 Times in 145 Posts
Krell Audio volume issue

Yesterday I was out for short drive in the Sport Hybrid and put on some music from my iPod which is connected by cable inside my console. I immediately noticed that the volume was off - the music was very quiet despite even applying maximum volume. At first I thought it was perhaps the particular songís recording quality but quickly realized it was a system issue.

When I got to a street light, I put the car in park and turned it off and then restarted it - and it solved the problem.

Anyone else experience this? Just wondering if it was just a system brain fart or a sign that perhaps my battery is dying and at start up, there wasnít enough juice to power the amp. Itís never happened to me before....
Limelight is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2017, 08:34 AM   #2
Grandpa
 
George Knighton's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Virginia, Besieged
Age: 62
Posts: 5,841
Thanked 1,975 Times in 1,105 Posts
I have only been able to use my iPod connection for charging ever since iOS 11 came out.

I don't know what changed, but my iPhone can no longer use the iPod connection to play high quality music.

Bluetooth works most of the time, but the reason you'll want to use the iPod connection with Krell Audio is your ability to get very high fidelity audio off of the iPod function.

So much about Apple + iOS 11 + Honda has been very disappointing.
George Knighton is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2017, 09:46 AM   #3
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: NY
Posts: 1,009
Thanked 621 Times in 343 Posts
Again, this has been working very well for me.......

Music or audiobooks coming from the USB connection, works great! High Fidelity as always....iOS 11.2.

Bluetooth works great also......
pgeorg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2017, 10:37 AM   #4
Grandpa
 
George Knighton's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Virginia, Besieged
Age: 62
Posts: 5,841
Thanked 1,975 Times in 1,105 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by pgeorg View Post
Again, this has been working very well for me.......

Music or audiobooks coming from the USB connection, works great! High Fidelity as always....iOS 11.2.

Bluetooth works great also......
That's it.

I'm driving over there.
George Knighton is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2017, 10:46 AM   #5
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: NY
Posts: 1,009
Thanked 621 Times in 343 Posts
pgeorg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2017, 03:46 PM   #6
Registered Member
 
Philisophe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2017
Posts: 46
Thanked 32 Times in 16 Posts
There is an Art & Science to this connection.. at least for the sound issues.. I have managed the Art Portion

I have noticed that when I start the car and then Plug In my I Phone ..the music fails to play ..period .. although the screen shows charging...so when I disconnect..start Spotify .

Only then....After Ive started the vehicle.. then reinstall the cable ..while Spotify is playing ...all is good.

Bluetooth works well period...Syncing Data is another Issue..
Philisophe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-20-2017, 02:02 AM   #7
Registered Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Age: 56
Posts: 8
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
krell audio system

hi I have 2017 Rex with the advanced package u are going to keep having this problem when steaming music or playing a cd the system can't take certain highs or bass and the amps overheat which causes the system to shut down where u have to pull over or come to a traffic light and restart the car this is
a major problem or I kept going back to dealer about this problem where they have the car now and trying to fix it if it continue after they try to either repair or or change the system I will do a lemon law on the car its not big issue with Acura because they don't sell that many rlxs solve the problem goes unoticed and most Rlx owners don't played heavy bass music like rap and loud rock so they don't mention it and they appeal the car too a much older buyer group who may not push there volume to a certain level when steaming music or playing cds but try playing music with bass and watch your radio cut off around 23volume with the level goes all the way up to 40 I will kept o posted on what they are going to do with my car between Honda and Acura at first they going to try to blame u saying u playing the music too loud but its not its the krell audio system malfunctioned if u want too look at my Rlx go to blague diamond wheels .com go to gallery and select Acura and u see koolcal Rlx for some reason I can't post my pictures on this site

Last edited by koolcal60; 12-20-2017 at 02:11 AM.
koolcal60 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-02-2018, 08:19 AM   #8
Registered Member
 
miner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: The Woodlands, TX
Age: 60
Posts: 3,548
Thanked 267 Times in 174 Posts
^ Phew - that is ne long sentence.

If my volume does not sound right on my iTouch in the RLX I will always check the volume setting on the iTouch to be sure it is not set at a lower volume.
miner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2018, 11:31 AM   #9
Registered Member
 
rfreeman11's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Age: 45
Posts: 32
Thanked 7 Times in 3 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by Limelight View Post
Yesterday I was out for short drive in the Sport Hybrid and put on some music from my iPod which is connected by cable inside my console. I immediately noticed that the volume was off - the music was very quiet despite even applying maximum volume. At first I thought it was perhaps the particular songís recording quality but quickly realized it was a system issue.

When I got to a street light, I put the car in park and turned it off and then restarted it - and it solved the problem.

Anyone else experience this? Just wondering if it was just a system brain fart or a sign that perhaps my battery is dying and at start up, there wasnít enough juice to power the amp. Itís never happened to me before....
Had this happen last week, it was anything over Bluetooth, Pandora both native and through the Bluetooth source (Which I believe is the same). Phone Calls were fine. Restarting the car fixed it. Man I wish I could pull the whole system out and replace it with a MY16 system.
rfreeman11 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-11-2018, 11:33 AM   #10
Moderator
 
thoiboi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: SoCal, CA
Posts: 31,272
Thanked 5,126 Times in 4,089 Posts
or the colder temps are preventing the amp at working at full capacity as well same goes for the battery
thoiboi is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to thoiboi For This Useful Post:
hondamore (01-11-2018), Limelight (01-11-2018)
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Krell/Acura RLX Audio System TSX69 3G RLX Audio, Bluetooth, Electronics & Navigation 90 03-09-2016 07:47 AM
Best songs to listen to with the Krell Audio krava 3G RLX Audio, Bluetooth, Electronics & Navigation 3 06-05-2015 12:01 PM
Krell audio volume pgeorg Third Generation RLX (2013+) 18 05-09-2015 12:19 AM
Krell Review jhr3uva90 3G RLX Audio, Bluetooth, Electronics & Navigation 31 08-27-2013 11:24 PM
2014 RLX teams up with Krell! nakacura Fourth Generation TL (2009-2014) 12 12-06-2012 09:03 PM


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not 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 Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:51 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: