Does anybody know what this knob does?

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Does anybody know what this knob does?

Post by Bux657 » Sat Jul 25, 2020 7:22 am

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Re: Does anybody know what this knob does?

Post by Paul G » Sat Jul 25, 2020 7:52 am

Four - way speaker balance. May have been by-passed if your car has had a modern head unit fitted.

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Re: Does anybody know what this knob does?

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:02 am

As Paul says.
The musical note painted on it is a giveaway! :D

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Re: Does anybody know what this knob does?

Post by D366Y » Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:50 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:02 am
As Paul says.
The musical note painted on it is a giveaway! :D

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I expected you to get more technical than that Andrew otherwise this poor chap doesn't stand a chance ;)
It's not a 'note it's' a quaver if it helps :beer:
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Re: Does anybody know what this knob does?

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:56 am

D366Y wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:50 am
It's not a 'note it's' a quaver if it helps :beer:
Thought that was a crisp! :lol:

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Post by D366Y » Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:58 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:56 am
D366Y wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 8:50 am
It's not a 'note it's' a quaver if it helps :beer:
Thought that was a crisp! :lol:

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:lol:
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Re: Does anybody know what this knob does?

Post by Bux657 » Sat Jul 25, 2020 1:54 pm

Doesn’t seem to do a thing! Is it an after market install?
My car still had the original head unit!

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Re: Does anybody know what this knob does?

Post by pbar » Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:55 pm

No, it is fitted as standard. Turn all the way round to have either front speakers active, or rear, or in the middle for both.

Some people bypass it, but I've found it works great even with a modern stereo.

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Re: Does anybody know what this knob does?

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:02 pm

Bux657 wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 1:54 pm
Doesn’t seem to do a thing! Is it an after market install?
My car still had the original head unit!
Here's a, photo of behind the scenes mate :shock: :shock: :shock: :lol: :lol:

Mine was like yours... Not working.!! Mate of mine John rewired it for me so it works a treat. Just as Paul (pbar) said it balances/fades front and rear, and left and right and works a, treat!! Listening to Talksport I have the front only bit then all four for music :)

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Re: Does anybody know what this knob does?

Post by Bux657 » Sun Jul 26, 2020 5:28 am

Okay, thank you!

I wondered what it was for ages as it had no know on it and the other day I found the knob under the drivers seat but couldn’t understand what it was doing there!
Originally I thought it was d Ses one aftermarket volume control!

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Re: Does anybody know what this knob does?

Post by Andrew 2.8i » Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:44 am

Fordoholic Nick wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:02 pm
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You should have made sure your knob was clean before posting a photo of it......

I have to admit though, I didn't realise that it was a combined fader and balance control, I thought it was just a front/rear fader.

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Re: Does anybody know what this knob does?

Post by Mc Tool » Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:18 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:44 am
Fordoholic Nick wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:02 pm
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You should have made sure your knob was clean before posting a photo of it......
Andrew.
Yeah Nick, wtf ?, is this grubby knob really out of B112 ?
:roll: that'll be another trip to tickover ? :xd: :lol:
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Re: Does anybody know what this knob does?

Post by Fordoholic Nick » Tue Jul 28, 2020 4:43 pm

Mc Tool wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:18 pm
Andrew 2.8i wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:44 am
Fordoholic Nick wrote:
Sat Jul 25, 2020 10:02 pm
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You should have made sure your knob was clean before posting a photo of it......
Andrew.
Yeah Nick, wtf ?, is this grubby knob really out of B112 ?
:roll: that'll be another trip to tickover ? :xd: :lol:
:lol: :lol: :lol:

Guys I don't know what to say :shock: . I had planned to freshen it up before it went back in but I popped to make some tea for me and John and only turned my back for a few mins and by the time I'd come back he had only gone and bleedin wired it all up before I could grab my cloths. He don't hang about !!! Good old John :lol: :lol:

BUT I have since played with my knob and its looking great now :o :wave:
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Re: Does anybody know what this knob does?

Post by Bug » Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:18 am

Surely I'm not the only one who opened this thread expecting to see a picture of Trump?? :xd:

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Re: Does anybody know what this knob does?

Post by Major_Tom » Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:17 am

Bug wrote:
Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:18 am
Surely I'm not the only one who opened this thread expecting to see a picture of Trump?? :xd:
I'm glad you mentioned that, yes I was thinking of a variety of puerile and childish things that might have been waiting for me :xd:
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