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Where do I connect passice subwoofer

How do I connect the subwoofer to the dennon 1507. Mu subwoofer doed not have built in amplifier

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Re: Where do I connect passice subwoofer

How many terminals does your s woofer have?

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Subwoofer will not produce sound. Connections are correct. I do hear a hum or a crackel as I pull the connection on and off. AVR-689 model

In order to ensure output to your subwoofer: make sure the subwoofer is connected to the subwoofer out of your amplifier and make sure that your amplifier/receiver is set to output multi channel sound

May 07, 2011 | Denon AVR-689 Receiver

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Conncet a sony sub to a denon reciver

Depending on the model, there are two ways to connect a subwoofer to an amplifier, receiver or processor. The best way is to connect the subwoofer to the SUB OUT or LFE output of a receiver, but some subwoofers can be connected to the speaker level outputs of the receiver or amplifier.

1. How to Connect a Subwoofer to the Subwoofer Output

The preferred method of connecting a subwoofer is through the LFE or Subwoofer output (SUB OUT) of a receiver. Almost all home theater receivers (or processors) and some stereo receivers have a subwoofer output. The LFE (Low Frequency Effects) is a special output for subwoofers and is often labeled 'SUBWOOFER' not LFE. 5.1 channel programs on DVD discs have a dedicated .1 channel output with bass-only content that is best reproduced by a subwoofer. Connect the output of the LFE or Subwoofer jack to the Line In jacks of the subwoofer using a single RCA cable (the two jacks on the left in the photo). A 'Y-Cable' may be necessary to connect the LFE output to both the left and right channels of the subwoofer.

2. How to Connect a Subwoofer to Speaker Level Outputs
Some receivers and amplifiers do not have an LFE or Subwoofer output. In this case you can use the speaker outputs of the receiver to connect the subwoofer. Using speaker wire, connect the left and right channel speaker outputs of the receiver to the left and right channel speaker level inputs on the subwoofer (the speaker inputs on the right side of the photo). Using speaker wire, connect the left and right channel speaker outputs on the back of the subwoofer to the left and right channel front speakers.

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Apr 20, 2011 | Denon Audio & Video Receivers

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Where on my mixer should I plug the subwoofer into? Or would plugging it in somewhere else be better ?

This will depend on whether your sub-woofer is powered (has it's own built in amplifier) or not. If it is not powered it will need connecting to an amplifier. If it is powered you will need a line level output either on the amp or the mixer.
Many modern amplifiers (and some mixers) have a dedicated output for sub-woofers in which case this is the best place for it because the higher frequencies will have been filtered out.
Some high quality amplifiers like the JAMO MPA 101 have a filter switch and adjustable filter level for powering sub-woofers. You then just connect the speaker to the speaker terminals in the normal way.

Otherwise on a p.a. mixer you could use the main output, one of the auxiliary, monitor or sub-mix outputs. If you are not using the main output you will need to route signal to the appropriate output accordingly. Either way your output signal will cover the full frequency range - your subwoofer may have built in filtering or you may need to use some sort of crossover to split the signal between the sub-woofer and the rest of your speaker system.

Feb 25, 2011 | Audio & Video Receivers

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Receiver cannot recognize subwoofer

As I implied earlier, take a clue from the physical style of connectors for both parts of the subwoofer function in the old and new receivers:

RCA connections are for Line Level signal between components only.

The input (bare wire) at the speaker is for AMPLIFIED signal.

You can't just modify one to fit the other and expect magic to happen. Be glad you didn't do it the other way around and modify an amplified (speaker level) outout into a Line Level input. You likely would have smoked that component.

Your subwoofer is a passive speaker, that is, like any other speaker it needs an amplifier. Many subs are self-powered (amp built-in) and they would mate well with the RCA sub output of the receiver.

Get yourself an Active (self-amplified) Subwoofer and run UN-MODIFIED RCA cables to it, according to its instructions, from the Sub Out of the receiver. Or get an amplifier between your receiver and the sub you have.

Feb 21, 2010 | Pioneer VSX-D607S Receiver

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I have a rca no rtd250 impedance 12 ohms subwoofer. how do i connect it to my yamaha htr i need a special cabel where do i get it.

The Yamaha can only drive powered subwoofers. Make sure that the RTD250 has it's own amplifier built in, you won't be able to easily run it off the yamaha if it doesn't.( the powered subwoofer will have a mains cord to power if it's correct) If it doesn't have a amp built in, easiest weay is to buy a cheap powered sub.
Is the RTD 250 the sub fromthe RCA home theatre pack?

Jan 14, 2010 | Yamaha HTR-5940 Receiver

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No Sound from Subwoofer

The original Pioneer subwoofer has its own amplifier built in to the speaker, so the only cable required on the original speaker is a single RCA cable. To connect a different brand subwoofer to the Pioneer you will have to make sure that you have a subwoofer with the same specs. It will need its own built in amp to work, as you can only connect it with one RCA

Jul 31, 2009 | Pioneer VSX-818V-K Receiver

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Can I hook the reciever to mm bose subwoofer and 5

if bose unit has built in amplifier .Then your sherwood would have to have a variable RCA output jacks in order to work with sub.Then bose audio input RCA cable would connect there.If bose unit does not have built in amp .Then you would connect sherwood left/right speaker outputs into bose left/right inputs .Then other bose speakers will connect to bose unit

Jul 30, 2009 | Sherwood RX-4105 Receiver

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Is there any way you can connect two subwwofers to this receiver?

Certainly... the easiest way is to purchase an RCA Y adapter to split the pre-out subwoofer connection to both subs.

Here's a link to what you need: (Best Buy)

This will not, however, give you a discrete left and right sub. You'll need a receiver with 7.2 capability to do that.

Make sure the phase is set the same on both subwoofers, or they'll cancel each other out and you'll end up with less bass than you had before with one sub.

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Apr 20, 2009 | Denon AVR-1507 Receiver

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Speaker wire for subwoofer

Usually, a subwoofer will have its own built-in power amplifier. Thus, it will be designed to plug into a standard RCA jack (the type used for DVD players, etc). rather than having wires to connect to a speaker terminal block. Look for a jack on the back of the receiver called "Subwoofer", or simply "SW". If your subwoofer has 2 single wires, it WON'T work with your reveiver's subwoofer output, as this output only carries a line-level signal and is not amplified. You would need a separate power amplifier for this type of SW. If your SW speaker has a DVD-type plug, it should work fine with the receiver's SW output jack.

Jan 02, 2009 | JVC RX-554V Receiver

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Connecting a PASSIVE subwoofer to the denon AVR-1507

Yes on B Connect Left+ Right+ Equals Mono And Turn on B Side with A

Jul 01, 2007 | Denon AVR-1507 Receiver

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