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Subwoofer how to connect my yamaha sw 201 sub woofer to my htr 5230 receiver

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Re: subwoofer

The best connection is to connect your sub to the output connector (subwoofer) of your HTR. it should have one. But you can also connect parallel to the speakers, any of right or left speakers or both. i normally connect to the speaker set B if thorugh the speaker connections.

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Re: subwoofer

I have the same tuner.on the back you will see all connectors bottom row of rca jacks you will see subwoffer if your sub has to rca. red/white use a splitter monstor cable gold best. i use Home Theater Reserch speakers... you can also plug your subs power plug into the tuner snd you never have to power it on seprate .........

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Here's your manual. Check Pg. 9 for correct Sub Woofer connection. Leave the SW=YES setting as is if you any small speakers in the system. It can be set to SW=PLUS if you want all bass signals sent to the Sub Woofer. It should only be set to SW=NO if no Sub Woofer is connected. Experiment between the YES and PLUS settings and leave it where it sounds best to you.

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How do you adjust the bass levels on a Yamaha HTR6130 receiver? I can get the display to show Bass 0db, but what button changes the settings?

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