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I have a Pioneer Elite VSX-82TXS audio video receiver. The subwoofer I have is an Earthquake SuperNova V15. After playing the subwoofer for a while (30 minutes or so), the subwoofer mysteriously stops playing. The subwoofer uses a digital amp that's supposed to only play when it detects the presence of a signal from the receiver. I'm wondering if the signal that the receiver outputs is just a hair too weak for the subwoofer to detect. any ideas on how I can determine if my hypothesis is correct, and, if it is, what I can do about it? I'm wondering if I can manually boost the strength of the receiver's subwoofer output signal through the speaker level settings menu. Any ideas?

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SOURCE: broken connector in subwoofer connection on receiver

As per the user manual , the receiver has only one sub-woofer connector. The other alternative is to use the digital audio output for the speakers . That would mean either you have to change the speakers or get a conversion box that would connect your analog speakers to the digital output.
The other thing that can be done is to replace the sub-woofer connector. The same can be done by a radio repair guy or you can take it an authorised pioneer repair centre.



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SOURCE: Subwoofer playing in stereo sound

When Stereo was the only "2 channel audio output" available. We never had Sub-Woofers and relied upon Bass and Treble controls to give an overall balance and Bass Depth to suit one's preference.
A Bass Sub-woofer is intrinsically part of a Multi-channel audio system. It is the " .1" part of the 2.1, 5.1, 6.1 sound system/s.
That is why you do not get Woofer Signal and thus output, unless you use more than just "Stereo Audio Amplification".

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