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I have a new Yamaha receiver 7.1 channel and I am hooking up an old (12 years old) Yamaha powered subwolfer with 2 RCA inputs (L+R) How do I go 1 into 2?

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  • mwarner844 Jun 22, 2009

    Answer found..... Older subs tend to have wire terminal inpts and outputs ...sometimes along with a R + L RCA input connectors.

    What you ned to do is not use the Single output for Sub on the receiver, but next to it or somewhere on the receiver should be an additional set of RCA audio outs. You will hook these up to the Right and Left RCA inputs on the Sub. The sub will take this signal and only deliver the appropriate dynamic range desired (assuming you have a cut off dial on the sub). In other woeds older powered subs will usually have a volume dial and a Hz - htz dial. so in effect the sub just acts like a stand alone self powered speaker targeting the low end of the frequency range.

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Go to radioshack and get to splitters. Each one will have one input and two outputs. Should cost less than $6

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