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How many watts is the onboard sound system and what types of speakers does it have?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by bottomsup, Aug 27, 2018.

  1. bottomsup

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    Dont think it mentions watts but this might help

     
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    The sub is only 150 watts if i remember correctly but the system is probably quite cleverly matched.
    The dude in the video above is mostly making stuff up to sell his aftermarket parts.
     
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    The model 3 audio sounds awesome, however not going to lie I do wish it had more power. I feel like I had more bass frequencies from the $200 powered sub I put in my last car. Maybe I just need to figure out better EQ settings.
     
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    well yeah 150 watt subwoofer....Saying that, if you are simply after more subbass there might be an aftermarket swap kit. Not sure if Tesla used thick enough wires to power a higher wattage subwoofer. With a Sedan imho 300-400watt is minimum.
     
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    Too much bass is a bad thing. When I am sitting in rush hour traffic, and the car behind me is playing some dumb "music" and the bass goes so loud it vibrates my whole car, I do not think of what an awesome sound system the guy behind me has. Rather, I think of how big of a jackass the person behind me is.
     
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    There is of course always a limit but in a Sedan you have on the one hand the issue of phase cancelation as well as trunk sound isolation which makes the bass sound a lot quieter inside the main cabin and also that the whole trunk acts like a giant speaker to the outside.
    Not much which can be done about it. A 200W subwoofer is enough to make the neighborhood shake when the trunk is open but will sound relatively quiet while driving.
     

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