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Sub remote works with two passive satallite monitors but sub has no sound

I've had two passive sampson monitors for a while. I just purchased an active sub-woofer for the set up. To run the two passive monitors I've used the Crate SPA-200 amp. The sub has a built in amp. On page 12 of the manual it gives me the setup for this type of rig. Even after following these steps it still does not come on at all. The remote that comes with the sub works for the satallite monitors as well. the pdf manual for the Crate is on google as well as the pdf for the Sampson sub on page 12. The mixer that I have is the Mackie 1202 vlz the pdf is the computer setup also in google. I might be missing something ,Please help

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If sub has two signal outputs and if the monitors are full range (passive crosover built in), put mixer outputs to the sub and signal outputs of the sub to amps in.If not mixer outputs to th amp and its signal outputs to the sub in.Or you can use main out of the mixer for the monitors and rec out for the sub.Its just few XLR or jack cables extra.Just make sure that the mixer,sub and the amp are on the same power phase otherwise you'll have brrrrrrrrrrr on the speakers

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