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Best hook- up Polk psw10 sub woofer to yamaha rx-v663 receiver

I have one rca subwoofer connection on amp and a left & right rca on speaker. I would assume a y connector would be the answer. I cannot fine a 1 to 2 rcay connector, they all seem to have a 3.5 mil. plug at one end. Is there better way to hook this up?

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You will not need to y connect your subwoofer, if you have only one RCA sub out on your receiver the other end of the RCA connector cable goes into the left input on most powered subs, there is no loss of signal, the option exist as some receiver do sport a double RCA sub out.

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