Question about Wharfedale Moviestar 70+ System

1 Answer

Wharfdale moviestar 70 speekers and sub

I have 2 rear, 2 front, one centre front and a powered sub (moviestar 70).
I am not getting much out of the sub especially for music, dosent sound too bad for movies but still somthing is not quite right. I have a single cable ronning from the top corner plug (INPUT) going from my yamaha rxv450 amp SUB OUTPUT.
The sub is working but not very strong like I think it should be????
Anyone know how / where to get a user manual for these speakers, thanks.
Can anyone help me on this issue.
Thanks so much.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 1 Answer

I have the same moviestars 70+ plus a yamaha rx-v750 put the crossover on the sub to maximum (left knob) volume (right knob) about 2/3 clockwise. change the crossover on the yamaha to anywhere from 80-120 ( the 120 will put more bass to the sub) if your yamaha has sub level/volume control set it higher, also if it has LFE/sub out set it to sub only.
Good luck!

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

I just got a multimedia surround system with subwoofer.Spa7650/05, 180w.The subwoofer has three audio connections,front,centre and rear,My tv only has an audio coaxial.I can't connect it.What adapter...


Hello,
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...
And you need to connect front,centre and rear speakers to your SUB as well...
Take care and if it succeeds please Remember to rate/vote and give me 4 Thumbs Up
for Helping out the Community :)

Hope this helps!

Jun 22, 2011 | Philips Audio Players & Recorders

1 Answer

On the power sub-woofer, when turn the bass control toward 'maximum', the bass decreases and vice-verse


It sounds like you have it all figured out. Is it a problem? After all, it's just labeling.

Jun 21, 2011 | Wharfedale Moviestar 70+ System

1 Answer

I have cdxgt150 xplod need to know what colour is power and what is yellow red light blue and dark blue i have wired all the speekers up and is the black for earth its not a gps it is a sony car cd player...


yellow wire is for battery(constant power) red wire connects to any wire that gets power when key is on(switched power) black is ground like you mentioned blue is the remote wire for powering an amp orange is illumination for dimming the face lights at night and the rest (2 gray 2 green 2 white and 2 purple are speaker wires for right front right rear left front and left rear respectively.

Apr 17, 2011 | GPS

1 Answer

I have a 42" LG plasma TV with a number of different inputs including a spare HDMI and component sockets, but have no idea whether there is a cable or convertor to allow me to connect to the amplified base...


do you have a cable box? with your wharfdale set-up, you could run the video from the cable box into the tv, and run the seperate audio oupputs from the cable box into the wharfdale.

thats really the most common way to run audio, either that or through hdmi- either way, you will need to hqave a cable box to complete the set-up, cause not that many tv's have audio or hdmi outputs.

Oct 12, 2010 | Wharfedale Moviestar 70+ System

1 Answer

When I do a noise test I get no sound out of the woofer. I am getting no bass from the woofer


These are "decent" quality 5.1 speakers, usually without any trouble.

Now, to your question, you will not have 5.1 "surround sound" effect with standard sound card, standard sound card will provide only three speakers sound, rear speakers will not connect but bass should be hear. Please switvh power off to the speakers and disconnect all cables from spaekers and connect them for best quality as follows:

1. Audio from PC, orange, green and black connecting to front right speaker.
2. DB15 (D-SUB) connecting to subwoofer, subwoofer is serving as mixer, power board, amplifier and connection box, control pod is just cable connection to it
3. Connect all cables to they respective speakers

Establish location of the speakers, from experience, in ideal world:

1. Sub should be on about your knee level or below, about twice your hight from you.
2. Front centre speaker should be about some distance as sub or bit closer on front and slightly above your head.
3. Front left and right speakers should be at about 45degree from your axis, at distance of about 1.5 your hight and on the level of your head or slightly below.
4. Rear left and right speakers should be located similiary to front speakers, on they level or slightly above them, again, about 45degree from your axis.

Location of the speakers is more actually important than it is assumed, total sound immersion is not possible without proper speakers installation. Head in these instruction meant a location of your head while you are listening to your music or recording not while you are standing.

In reality... hang them higher than your head in four corners of your room, front centre higher than sides, woofer lower than sides and below front centre, if they interfere with each other - increase the distance. I hate reality...

After speakers are connected:
1. Plug power cord in,
2. Turn all sounds totally down, including subwoofer
3. Increase sound on PC to maximum, let play any known to you music, tufftuff or bach, whatever, do not bother with metallica as you cannot discredit on it correct levels.
4. Increase subwoofer volume, holding one hand on the front of the grill till you get some vibration from it
5. Increase sound on centre speaker, then on sides front speakers till you achieve equality of the sound
6. Decrease sound volume on your PC to about 60% - 70%
7. Increse subwoofer volume till you feel sound on your hand in front of the speaker.
8. Increase sound volume on front/rear speakers as required.

Hope that short intro solved all your speaker problems, enjoy! if you require any additional help, do not hesitate to answer to this post with request.

Aug 12, 2010 | Logitech G51 5.1 Multimedia Surround Sound...

4 Answers

I cannot seem to get the driver working on my new computer which has windows 7 currently. Are the two compatible?


Are we looking at this same computers? Since when do you require drivers for speakers?!? Speakers are dumb devices (yes, this is correct name for passive computer devices) and do not require any drivers in any computer or operating system with sound capability! Computer speakers are compatible with any copmuter in the world and any operating system which generate sound!

These speakers are qualified as 5.1, that meant that these speakers will have front bass, front centre speaker, front left and right speaker and rear left and right speaker, in total six speakers.

Please follow this advice and you will have joy of surround sound.

1. Mount your subwoofer in front centre, below your knee level at the distance of about 2 of your hights
2. Mount your centre speaker in the centre on your head/hight level or slightly above at same distance as subwoofer or slightly closer.
3. Mount left front speaker about 45degree from your centre line to the left and right same distance to your right, on the level of your head while you are listening to the music, distance from you slightly closer (about 1/2 your hight) than your centre speaker.
4. Mount your rear left and right speakers at same or slightly greater distance as front left and right speaker. these should be at same or slightly higher level as front speakers.
5. Triple 3.5mm jack is going to your computer output and your speakers (incidently, your subwoofer servers as junction box, amplifier and mixer).
6. Connect speakers to they respective jacks.
7. Turn power on speakers all way down
8. Connect power to the speakers and switch it on
9. Play some music on your computer, output on full, music recommended will be some classic, like bach or similar
10. Put your hand in front of subwoofer and turn bass till you feel vibration
11. Turn sound till you hear it well
12. Turn sound on the computer down till about 70% - 80%
13. Turn on sound on your speakers till desired level and enjoy the experience!

If you have still some problems, these can be then related to the drivers installed on your computer, please check therefore what motherboard do you have, if there is proper sound drivers installed. If not, go to the site of our motherboard/sound card manufacturer and install relevant drivers.

Please do not hesitate to ask me if you have any addtional problem related to this particular issue.

Aug 06, 2010 | Creative Labs Inspire T5400 Computer...

1 Answer

I bought these x 240 speakers used. do i need a driver to run them? where do i connect the plugs, black and green?


These are "decent" quality 5.1 speakers, new were on about $100.00 to $150.00, have two years warranty from time of purchase.

Now, to your question, you will not have 5.1 "surround sound" effect with standard sound card, standard sound card will provide only three speakers sound, rear speakers will not connect.

Connect speakers as follows:
1. Audio from PC, orange, green and black connecting to front right speaker.
2. DB15 (D-SUB) connecting to subwoofer, subwoofer is serving as mixer, power board, amplifier and connection box
3. White plug is connecting to front left speaker
4. Red is connecting to front centre speaker
5. Black is connecting right rear speaker
6. Yellow is connecting left rar speaker.

Establish location of the speakers, from experience in ideal world:

1. Sub should be on about your knee level or below,
2. Front centre speaker should be about twice your hight distance from you, on front and slightly above your head.
3. Front left and right speakers should be at about 45degree from your axis, at distance of about 1.5 your hight and on the level of your head or slightly below.
4. Rear left and right speakers should be located similiary to front speakers, on they level or slightly above them, again, about 45degree from your axis.

Location of the speakers is more actually important than it is assumed, total sound immersion is not possible without proper speakers installation. Head in these instruction meant a location of your head while you are listening to your music or recording not whil eyou are standing.

In reality... hang them higher than your head in four corners of your room, front centre higher than sides, woofer lower than sides and below front centre, if they interfere with each other - increase the distance. I hate reality...

After speakers are connected:
1. Plug power cord in,
2. Turn all sounds totally down, including subwoofer
3. Increase sound on PC to maximum, let play any known to you music, tufftuff or bach, whatever, do not bother with metallica as you cannot discredit on it correct levels.
4. Increase subwoofer volume, holding one hand on the front of the grill till you get some vibration from it
5. Increase sound on centre button of the right fron speaker till you achieve equality of the sound
6. Decrease sound volume on your PC to about 60% - 70%
7. Increse subwoofer volume till you feel sound on your hand in front of the speaker.
8. Increase sound volume on front/rear speakers as required.

Hope that short intro solved all your speaker problems, enjoy! if you require any additional help, do not hesitate to answer to this post with request.

Aug 06, 2010 | Logitech X-530 Computer Speakers

1 Answer

Pinout for 15 pin audio connector on Philips


1=control (I assume this is some kind of digital signal to turn the amp on and off...?)
2=nc (no connection)
3=nc
4=centre
5=centre ground
6=digital ground (possibly not needed if you're not hooking into the sub...?)
7=subwoofer
8=sub ground
9=nc
10=left ground
11=left front
12=right front
13=right ground
14=right rear
15=left rear

A full service manual for the HTS3345 is available at http://www.scribd.com/doc/37538958/Philips-HTS3455

Apr 14, 2010 | Philips HTS3450 System

1 Answer

Speekers no sound


Sounds to me like the amp needs power. Is it usb powered? or have a wall plug?

Oct 28, 2009 | Boston Acoustics BA735 Computer Speakers

Not finding what you are looking for?
Wharfedale Moviestar 70+ System Logo

653 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Wharfedale Audio Players & Recorders Experts

Matthew Spark
Matthew Spark

Level 3 Expert

1066 Answers

The Knight
The Knight

Level 3 Expert

73150 Answers

Electro Med Services...
Electro Med Services...

Level 3 Expert

6694 Answers

Are you a Wharfedale Audio Player and Recorder Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...