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Speaker layout & adapters

I'm looking at getting these for a friend, 2 things i want to know, what is the input cable(s) to the sub and do i need an adapter to plug it into a ps3

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Is that the right part number, MCS 10, and not MCS100?

The MCS systems use a basic sub which is matched to the satellites. There's very few controls other than level on the MCS100. So as long as the power light is illuminated the there's very little other than the volume control that could be set wrong on the sub. So what it comes down to is either

  1. a blown fuse (no power at all at the sub);
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As a quick test, unplug the sub cab from the amplifier/receiver end. Switch on the sub and turn the volume down all the way. Briefly put your finger across to short the RCA/phono tip and ring. The sub should make a buzzing sound. You now know that the sub is working and the cable appears to be okay

Switch off the sub and reconnect the phono/RCA to the sub out socket on the receiver. You now know it is connected correctly.

Go in to the receiver's menu and check the speaker settings. Is subwoofer present? Yes/No

Are the satellites all set to Small? (they should be with this system)

Are you playing a 5.1 source in DD or DTS to ensure that the sub gets a signal? Play a BD or DVD.

On the speaker balances, is the sub channel set to 0dB?

As long as all the above is set as listed, then the only things stopping the sub working would then be insufficient volume at the sub's Vol control (so increase it), or an intermittent cable connection (wiggle the cable), or a broken subwoofer out signal at the receiver.

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Follow these steps to connect a powered sub woofer to your receiver: You typically have two options when connecting a powered sub woofer. Input (1) on the rear of the sub woofer would be used when connecting the sub woofer to the receiver using speaker wires. You would then connect the main speakers to the opposite end, or output or the sub woofer to the main speakers. Option (2) would be using RCA line level output jacks, input (2) on the rear panel of the sub woofer directly to the single sub woofer output on the back of an AV receiver. blank.gif

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Firs of all lets get agree on something..The subwoofer has three audio connections for "output " to :front,centre and rear speakers...these are not for "input"..Your powered SUB provides necessary signal for other spekers..
You can connect TV audio coaxial to SUB input with a RCA cable.....if your SUB does not have "RCA input " probably it should have "3,5mm Haedphone female Jack"..
if this is the case you need to buy a cable ; one end 3,5mm MALE headphone jack and the other end 2xRCA stereo (or 1x RCA for mono or you may need "Y cable " ) to be connected to your TV...
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input and output are for low level ( as with RCA cable connectors) ,, the speaker connections are for high input, (red and black connections. ) you can run the mains to the (rca) from your receiver to run the sub woofers, and from that use the speaker wire connections, to go to the left right speakers, (out only not in) this is done if you want to run the subs and the Rt/lt/ speakers , eliminating the speaker connections coming from the receiver. which you could use for 2 additional speakers if you want

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The speakers have two inputs for two different things, in my case I use the green input for my computer and the white one for my game consoles. You just need a 3.5mm minijack male to male cable to connect between the input on the speaker and the green jack on the computer.

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ok, first thing will be the effects processor. look for the "aux sends" output jacks near the bottom center of the rear panel. run a 1/4 inch instrument cable from "aux send" 3 out into the input on the vocal processor, and run another from aux 4, if the effects processor has 2 inputs. then, from the vocal processors output, run 1/4 inch cables back into the "stereo returns" on the mixer, (located on the rear panel on the bottom, extreme left) 2 outputs per input, since its making stereo effects. so, if you ran just send 3 into the processor, you should have a left and right return instrument cables into the mixer for "stereo return" 3 (left and right). if your processor has 2 imputs, and you are using both "aux send" 3 and 4, then you will have to have a pair of cables going to each "stereo return" for 3 & 4. -to apply effects to a microphone(s), you would adjust the individual aux send levels for each channel you want to have effects, and you would have to ensure that the master aux sends and returns are also turned up..

ok, the snake is simple, each xlr (3 prong mic) connector on the snake is labeled, so, just plug each xlr jack into the corresponding channel on the board, and plug the first 2 1/4 inch ends of the snake into the "C/R out balanced" outputs on the board, located on the rear panel, up and to the left a bit.

at the stage end of the snake, ues a 1/4 inch instrument cable to copnnect the first 2 1/4 inch jacks on the snake to the left and right inputs of the crossover. then, from the crossover, connect the sub power amp to the "low" stereo outputs of the crossover with instrument cables, and connect the main speakers amp to the "high" stereo outputs of the crossover with instrument cables. if its an adjustable corssover, you will want to have it crossed over somewhere about 80-120 hz to allow only the lowest frequencies to the subs.

now, from the amps to the speakers, we ane going to have to use heavier 12-14 gague SPEAKER CABLES, instead of light gague instrument cables. hook the subs up to the stereo speaker outs of the sub amp with speaker cables, and do the same for the main speakers.

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If you have an amplified subwoofer and a receiver with a sub out then just run a RCA cable from the sub out to the input on the sub. depending on the sub you may need a Y adapter to provide a signal to both the left and the right input.

if your sub has high level (speaker terminals) for inputs AND outputs you can use speaker wire from the receivers front speaker terminals to the sub and then from the sub to the speakers. You would use this same process if your sub does not have a built in amplifier.

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