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Connecting a subwoofer to AV Receiver

Discussion in 'Audio, Video & Home Theater' started by DrPepper, Jun 13, 2011.

  1. DrPepper

    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    Hey everyone just a quick post before I fall asleep. I've tried simply connecting it to the subwoofer output on my AV Receiver and I am not getting any sound except for the left and right speakers. Is there something I'm missing ?

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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    Depending on speaker setup and type, as well as receiver settings, sub may only get LFE-out signal. Sub out to either left or right out, single line RCA only.

    Check and see if your receiver has speakers set to "large". Try setting to small, or seeing if there is some option there realted to where the BASS is output to.


    You also ahve the option to use the high-level inputs..the speaker terminals...wire from left/right front outs on receiver to sub, then from sub to each speaker. If you uses this method, it's best to play with the crossover setting and volume to match your speakers.
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    Well how can I use the left and right speaker outputs if they are already in use ?
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    cadaveca My name is Dave

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    like i said, instead of going direct to speakers...you connect speaker wire from receiver to high level inputs on sub, the connect the outputs on the sub to your speakers.
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    Fantastic that seems to work perfectly. Thank you very much.

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