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Is it possible to disconnect this subwoofer from the rest of its system and use as a stand alone connected to a new amp/av receiver?

This speaker comes as part of a 5.1 surround system which has a proprietary connection to a dvd/amp. I have disconnected the 5 small satellite speakers and am now using them with a new and separate amp but would like to do the same with this sub rather than buy a completely new one. I figure that in theory it should be possible to locate & separate the wiring for this active subs speakers and power input from the proprietary connection/system then re-wire and use it as a basic standalone sub but as to how and if it will work I do not know so any help/advice would be welcome.

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This should actually be pretty easy: whatever signal you are feeding to your new amp needs to go to the old amp through its aux line-level input (a "Y" cable would be fine). The old amp has the filter built-in to send only the low frequencies to the sub. Let me know if it doesn't work via the link.

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SOURCE: Sony HT 6500 receiver...center speaker jack

try to spray contact cleaner into the speaker port itself.. Powered off of course.. let it dry and try again.. this will clean any connectivity issues due to bad contacts.. as far as replacing jacks.. try the suspected "bad" speaker and wiring in another port.. if it works then the speaker and wiring is good and you have to check actual jack in which you were asking and back to auto amplifier circuit or transistors.

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SOURCE: 5.1 Surround sound not working

Maybe the surround processor is having a bad day... My kenwood would do similar and a reset was necessary to correct. Have you tried resetting the system? On my Sony STR DE 597 this is accomplished by powering off. Then while holding the 2 channel button down (front face plate) power on. A reset message is displayed. Your model may be similar but check your manual or download the PDF of the manual from Sony's support website. Hope this helps

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Had a set of bose AM-10 that I had to take back cuz Sony said that their receivers needed a powered sub woofer. got AM-15's and hooked them up-AMAZING SOUND.

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SOURCE: Subwoofer hum from STR-DH800

That points pretty much to a bad shield on the cable. Have you tried another one? Another thing to try is to rotate the AC power cord on the sub (if it has one). Sorry, too lazy to look it up.

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SOURCE: I am thinking of buying a SONY STR DE725 (QS

Yes, it will support a powered subwoofer.

If your existing speakers are from an all-in-one Home Theater in a Box and they have molded connectors you'll have to chop them off to make the ends bare wire and determine which is plus and which is minus on each. Loads of 4 ohms may present a problem at high volume levels.

Take the rated wattage of the sub and other speakers in an HTIB with a HUGE grain of salt. They plays numbers games with th low impedance and the allowable distortion levels to get the results they publish.

For all anyone knows, the speakers and their original electronics may have been designed to operate together to yield adequate performance (like Bose does). Breaking that pairing may give unpredictable results and risk of damage to the speakers or the new receiver.

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Simple things first:

Is it powered on? (sorry, I know that's too elementary)
Is it connected properly? (you have a cable securely plugged into your receiver's subwoofer line level output and securely plugged into the subwoofer in in the subwoofer)
Is your system configured properly to send a signal to your subwoofer?
  • Does your receiver have a menu system you can use to manually configure your speakers?
  • If it does, have you told your system that you have a subwoofer?
  • If it does, have you set your other speakers to "small" (believe it or not, even with full-sized floor standing speakers this is a good practice)? Sometimes, if the other speakers are set to Large, an AV receiver may not output a subwoofer signal.
  • Check all the rest of your receiver's speaker parameters through its menu system.
  • On your subwoofer, do you have the Level turned all the way off?
  • Where is the cut-off frequency set? (if it's set too low, and your source material doesn't go down that low, you may not hear anything through it)

Is the cable good? (use a multimeter to check)
Is the receiver outputting a signal through the subwoofer out port? (again, use a multimeter to check)

That's all I can come up with for now. Good luck.

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How do I eliminate the humming on my Vizio VHT-510 system


see this instruction and fix it. God bless you

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      Disconnect the coaxial cable at the back of the satellite receiver or cable box by unscrewing the coupler on the cable end.

    • 2
      Attach the cable to the RF IN jack on a surge protector and tighten the coupler clockwise.


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      Connect a second coaxial cable from the RF OUT jack on the surge protector to the input on the cable box or satellite receiver. If this stops the hum, congratulations: You're done.

    • 4
      Unplug the subwoofer's electrical cord from the power strip or wall outlet if it is connected to the same circuit as the AV receiver. The amp in the AV receiver and the amp in the subwoofer are in conflict over the grounding of the electrical circuit.

    • 5
      Plug the subwoofer into its own surge protector and connect the surge protector to a different wall outlet than the AV receiver uses.

    • 6
      Disconnect the subwoofer cable from the back of the sub and the AV receiver if all other measures fail to stop the humming. Reverse the plug connections so the plug that had been connected to the receiver is now connected to the subwoofer. Turning the cable around may solve a problem known as ground-loop hum by reversing the shielding wire inside the cable.


Read more: http://www.ehow.com/how_6979184_eliminate-sound-home-theater-subwoofer.html#ixzz2ZdzrgBSa

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Th 'Lite' is a system but only the sub is self-powered. The rest are passive.

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You're in luck because you have a full complement of pre-outs. You'll need a separate amp for the 901's.


First some background.


The use of 901's Active EQ (or any external proxcessor) in any digital AV receiver setup for anything EXCEPT STEREO listening through the 901's alone requires you to have a separate amplifier for them and to avoid having to use a Tape Monitor which could introduce proprietary and potentially damaging Active Equalization back into anything in the AV Receiver with its conventional speakers.


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Run it with the Active EQ between the receiver Front L and R Pre-Outputs ** and the 901's amp channels.


** Front Pre Out (or one of your analog Tape Outs) >>> Bose EQ Amplifer IN, then Bose EQ Amplier OUT >>> new amplifier IN.


The AV Receiver can still drive the Center, Surrounds and the Sub(s) as it is designed. This is how mine is wired.


Then set the new amp's volume control (if it has one, mine doesn't) to something HIGH and leave it alone. Run through your speaker setup routines on the AVR. After levels and distances are set the AVR will be the boss of the 901's. With 901's don't even need subwoofers but they don't hurt. If you do have subs I recommend sharing the LFE with the 901's.


I've done this in my own setup once. Turn the 901's around so the rear faces point into the listening area. Crank up a movie like Master and Commander and when the waves are crashing or cannon are firing you WILL FEEL A BREEZE from them. Now THAT is multi-media! I advise having the 901's share LFE with any subwoofers you might have.


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That is because if you activate any Tape Monitor circuit at all, you will kill any digital sources. That is a function of AV receivers in general, nothing to do with 901's. However, you can still draw the Front Left and Right signals out of any Pre-Out (with a Y-cable set, looping the Pre Out directly back to the Main In) or Tape Out jacks (remembering to NEVER activate that monitor on the receiver), go into the Active EQ's Amplifier Connections; then Out of the EQ's Amplifier Connection to a separate amp and attach the 901's to that amp. This way you won't introduce proprietary and potentially damaging Active Equalization back into anything in the AV Receiver with its conventional speakers.

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