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Connecting a Yamaha VX7 Subwoofer on my Yamaha HTR 5730 AV Receiver

Can I connect the VX7 subwoofer to the 5730? The VX7 has left and right inputs from amp, however, my 5730 has one RCA connector out to subwoofer. Any ideas?

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Hello srqwrk,

You can connect the VX7 to the 5730 using an RCA Y cable like the one shown in the picture below. You get your one connection for the receiver and 2 for the VX7. These are available at any electronics store. Remember that the cable should be long enough to go from the receiver to where subwoofer will be placed.
Hope this helps. Let me know.

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