Is there an issue with the B&O sound system?

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goblues38

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if speaker design is done correctly...you should never be able to "localize" where sound is coming from. The ceiling speakers are just "fill".

the B&O systems actually sounds pretty good at low to medium volume levels. Just trust it for what it is. Where B&O falls on it's face is when you try to get any volume out of the system at all.
 

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I wish Ford would go to McIntosh, Polk, Harmon which all sound better to me.

the problem is.....all those names are just marketing. they contribute very little to actual design and improvements. regardless of the name on the system, it is ford designers and been counters keeping the quality down.
 

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I had an issue in my GT350 where my aftermarket amp also amplified the active noise cancelation so there was always a hint of static pumping throug the speakers. Has anyone also had issues with this when upgrading audio components in the raptors?
you have to disable the anc mic. usually its in the headliner. cut the wires and good to go. unless you want to drop the headliner and disconnect it. its the only way to get to the mic. you cant access it from the front
 

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let’s see.
first I added the 8” kicker sub and amp. Ok, but bass roll off doesn’t go away with stock amp.

replaced speakers all around, which would have been ok if I’d planned better, but I just put in straight coax pioneers. Sure, better than stock but not where I ended up.

I then replaced the front coax with Focal components, new amp, then the MTI sub enclosure...

OTOH, I really didn’t want to drop the $$$ to do it right the first time in ’17, I really had other plans for that money but if I’d been more savvy about it, I’d have repurposed the money to the Rap and done it correctly the first time.
yeah, you effed up.
 

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Is there any fix to the rattle in the headliner speaker other than upgrade? I usually just listen to podcasts and I don’t think I’ll ever get the value of a high end system, but this rattle is new and killing me
 
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