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Adding a LFE input to wireless samsung subwoofer

I bought this subwoofer from ebay after seller told me it be used with a wired connection. well it arrivedand it has no input for receiver to plug into. My research tells me it can only connect to a Samsung sound bar, I do not want to down grade to a soundbar system. this was going to be added as a second subwoofer to my JVC Dolby 5.1 receiver. I have taken it apart and found that there is two pc boards one looks like the Bluetooth receiver board and the other I will assume is the power supply/Amplifier board. That is as far as I can get. If anyone knows where to solder a rca LFE input jack It would be Fantastic. Thanks for reading.

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I doubt there is a way to put an RCA jack into that sub. All the input comes from the wireless board. If you tried to put an RCA jack in there, the impedance and signal levels will not match what they need to be. Also, those soundbar system subs don't put out a lot of bass, I doubt it would even improve the sound of your current system if you could get it to work.

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You can plug in higher ohm speakers , the higher the ohm the higher the resistance is, it is a danger when you plug lower ohm speakers into a higer ohm Amp , at a high volume that will cause them to blow , the center speaker would be fine to use a higer ohm speaker , your best choice is to buy a Active Subwoofer, which means the sub has it's own power supply , and u can blast the thing as much as u like , thn u can turn the bass down on all the other speaker's so u can play it louder , and have the sub turned up has high as u like , this is the best way to get great sound with high volume , buy a Active sub woofer , any active subwoofer is ok , a active sub woofer has its own volume and inputs on the speaker ,

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AUX usually refers to an INPUT, such as a CD player, etc. No signal comes out of a standard AUX jack, unless it specifically says "Aux speaker output". Instead, look for another speaker output jack, such as remote speaker, B speakers, etc. You may only have one set of speaker output jacks, in which case you would need to connect your wireless speaker to the speaker output jacks along with your main speakers, or buy a little speaker selector switch box to switch between main and wireless speakers. There's usually no harm in connecting more than one speaker set to the same outputs, though it is technically not recommended. In the real world, just don't crank it too loud and you'll be fine. The wireless speaker MIGHT run off of a standard line output also, if the wireless speaker has its own power amplifier.

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SOURCE: connect powered subwoofer

  • If your receiver has a dedicated subwoofer line level output, we recommend connecting your subwoofer to this jack. Most receivers will have just one (mono) subwoofer output, while quite a few subs require two inputs. You can use an RCA "Y" adapter cord , which is a cable with one female RCA jack at one end, and two male RCA plugs at the other. Some receivers require menu settings (such as "sub-on" or "front speakers-small") that must be made before the sub output will be active.

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    This problem can also be caused by bad caps. This seems to be a real problem with this unit but considering the age I would replace the caps.

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    SOURCE: Have this Bose system connected to my Yamaha a/v receiver

    If you have it literally conencted the way you say not much good will happen.

    The speaker OUTPUTs for the Yamaha feed the INPUTS on the Acoustimass Module then the satellites branch out of the Acoustimass Module's OUTPUTs.

    Acoustimass module
    Bose® recommends putting your Acoustimass module at the same end of the room as the
    television monitor. To prevent interference, keep the module at least 2 feet (.6 m) from the
    television.
    • You may hide the Acoustimass module behind or under furniture, but do not block the
    opening. Be sure there is at least 2 inches (5 cm) between the opening and any surface.
    • If the opening faces the wall it increases the bass; if it faces away it decreases the bass.
    For the most bass response, place the opening 2 to 3 inches (5 to 8 cm) from a wall or
    corner.
    • Stand the Acoustimass module vertically or horizontally (Figure 6). To stand it on the
    cable connection end, remove the cover by gently pulling it away

    Move the sub closer to a wall or corner to increase the bass.

    This is a SYSTEM and as such is not designed to be pieced out or separated. I don't recommend that you try it that way. I doubt it will improve the sound.

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