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Connecting speakers to receiver

I was given a couple of pairs of valcom v-1020c speakers.  Can they be connected to a regular receiver? And if so, HOW? 

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These speakers are designed for use in an overhead paging or similar sitiuation. They require -26v DC power in addition to an audio signal. You can connect your own amplifier if you disconnect and bypass the one on the speaker. These are really marginal speakers for music, so it might be wiser to get someone to trade them for some that sound better.

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When I am trying to pair my smart phone with my ISBW2113 speakers I am getting an error: Unable to pair with ISBW2113. Incorrect PIN or password?

default is usually 4 zeros

yep it is. You must only have one entry on your phone for them. Manual is listed, details on page 2.

Pairing the Speakers (This process should be done FIRST before pairing a Bluetooth device. This should only need to be done upon first use.) 1. Power on the speakers by sliding the power switch to the ON position on both units (first make sure both speakers are fully charged). The Bluetooth Indicator and Speaker Connection Indicator will flash slowly in unison. If the Speaker Connection Indicator is not flashing, but is solid white both speakers your speakers are already paired. You can skip to the Pairing a Bluetooth Device section. 2. Press the Connect Speakers button on both speakers simultaneously. The Speaker Connection Indicators will flash quickly. Wait until both Speaker Connection 3. Indicators are solid white, this means the speakers have been successfully paired. Please note that this process can take up to 1 minute. Note : For all future uses please turn on both speakers and wait for them to connect (it may take up to 1 minute for them to pair automatically even after initial use). There should be no need to press Connect Speaker button again. If any pairing issues should occur, please follow the above steps again. Pairing a Bluetooth Device 1. Make sure you have first followed the instructions for Pairing the Speakers

When pairing, the device should remain within 3 feet of the speakers. 2. Press the Pair button on ONLY one of the speakers. The pair indicator will begin flash quickly. Using the native controls on your Bluetooth device, select the "ISBW2113" in your Bluetooth settings to pair. If your device requests a password, enter the default password " 0 0 0 0 ". Refer to the user's manual for your specific device for instructions on pairing and connecting Bluetooth devices. 3. When successfully paired, the pairing indicator will stop flashing and will remain solid. After initial pairing, the unit will stay paired unless unpaired manually by the user or erased due to a reset of the device. If your device should become unpaired, follow the above steps again. If any pairing issues should occur, un-pair the unit on your Bluetooth device and follow the above steps again. Note : If two speakers with the ISBW2113 name appear on the pairing list of your device, please erase one of ISBW2113 listed in your Bluetooth device and repeat the above steps again. Para descargar este Manual del Usuario en ingl?s, espa?ol y franc?s, o para obtener respuestas a preguntas frecuentes, visite la secci?n de apoyo en www.iLiveElectronics. com Playing Audio Wirelessly 1. Follow the instructions for Pairing a Bluetooth Device. 2. Use the native controls on the connected Bluetooth Device to select a track. 3. To play, pause or skip the selected track, use the native controls on the connected Bluetooth Device. 4. Any audio played through the connected Bluetooth device will now be heard through the speakers. Pour t?l?charger ce guide de l'utilisateur en anglais, espagnol ou fran?ais, ou pour obtenir des r?ponses ? des questions fr?quemment pos?es, consultez la rubrique d'assistance sur Customer Service: 1-888-999-4215

ILive ISBW2113B User Manual Page 2

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Great sounding speaker, but nothing but trouble with the bluetooth. It appears that I can only have one device paired at a time. In order to connect another device, it breaks the current pairing. A

Yes this is a 'feature' of Bluetooth. (I have never seen the point of Bluetooth... Wi-Fi does everything it does, but better !)

It DOES usefully enable a phone or tablet to play though headphones or speaker and to use a headset 'cordlessly'...

Consider instead a 'Bluetooth Receiver' (under US $10 from China) connected to a FM Stereo Bug (Transmitter) - Then you can use any number of quality FM Radios (including phones with built in FM) up to 50 metres or so away...


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I have no idea how to connect these speakers all I have is the wires for the 5 speakers and a power cord for the sub any help please?

You have not mentioned -- connect it to what ???. Assuming that its an AV receiver. Start by connecting the front three speakers to the the amplifiers speaker sockets labeled Left front / Center / Right Front. These are connected using three short wires. Then connect the two surround speakers using the pair of long speaker cables. You will need a RCA to RCA cable to connect the subwoofer to the Receivers subwoofer preamp out.The subwoofer also requires an A/C wall socket to power it.

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Do not know how to connect my kappa 60.5cs to my pioneer cd player do they have to go through an external amp?what do i do with the power plugs on the oppisite side why are there 2 per speaker

You need to run RCA cables from the CD player to the CD or AUX input on your amp / receiver unit. If you have a standalone amp, you need some way to control the volume. Basically, if you have a volume control on the front of your amp, you're OK. If not, you should also have a preamplifier that the CD player feeds first.

From the amplifier, then, a single pair of speaker outputs feeds a single pair of inputs on your speakers. The reason for two jack sets on the speakers is for "bi-wiring" or "bi-amping", not necessary for basic stereo reproduction.

So -

CD red/white RCA out -> preamp/receiver red/white CD/AUX input. Amp speaker output (red + / black -) to one red/black input pair on the speakers. An input on the speaker is side by side...

Keep the red to red, black to black when connecting the speakers, or you will wind up with poor sound and weak bass.

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I got a pair of bx5a What do i need to connect

Here is your resolution that how you can connect your BX5a to PC.

well I had provided some pics attached in that I had marked and given some information follow that accordingly and you will be able to connect it your PC.

But you need XLR code through only you can connect it to your PC.

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How do I connect this subwoofer to my reciever

The simplest way is to insert the sub into the speaker wire run -- connect your receiver's speaker output to the sub input, then the sub output to the speakers.

These are the "High Level" connectors on the left side of your sub.

If your receiver has a subwoofer out (either one or a stereo pair) then you'll get better quality sound by connecting that output to the "Low Level" connector or connectors on the right. If you have stereo, then use both connectors. If your receiver only has one subwoofer output, then connect it to the left (may or may not me marked as "mono" depending on the age of your sub)

Hopefully that helps. If it's confusing, post back questions or post the details (brand and model) for your receiver.
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I have just been given a pair of aiwa speakers sx-fz1800,there is two cables comming out of the back,which one do i use.

One pair goes to bigger speaker (woofer) and other pair for smaller speakers in box, to get full frequency response, you need to hook both cables.

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Subwoofer blows internal fuse when receiver is turned on

Has it ever worked?

Try this - connect one pair of its speaker wires at a time and test it. Watch the polarity.

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position in your room.
• Check to be sure all wires are connected to your surround receiver with the proper polarity
(+ to + and – to – wires). Incorrect wiring can result in a total loss of module output.
• Correct any wiring problems before you plug in your receiver and turn it on.

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Attaching a pair of Floor standing speakers as Front R and Front L instead of standard bose cubes

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