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Subwoofer conection I have just bought the sony STR-DG510 reciever and the subwoofer has an RCA jack. I would like to use my old sony subwoofer which has two wire leads. I thought that splicing a rca jack to the end of the wires would work but I do not know whick woud be the possitive and negative wires on the rca jack or if this will even work. can this work or do I need to buy a new subwoofer?

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Ideally you want a speaker wire to RCA adapter like this one.

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Posted on Jan 05, 2008

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