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Lost instructions Recently purchased a sony dg510 receiver for my old klh 9900 speakers and dont know how to hook them up since I lost the speaker instructions. The sony receiver instructions only describe a subwoofer audio out (subwoofer doesnt have an input only the wire connects) and dont describe how to hook up the speakers to the subwoofer? very lost, if someone can help me from the very start and talk me through that would be great

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The 'Subwoofer' output on your receiver is used to connect to a powered subwoofer with a built in amplifier. Your KLH speakers use what is called a 'passive' subwoofer, it gets its power from the receiver and then passes the higher frequencies to the left and right front speakers after taking out the low frequencies for the subwoofer. A speaker system with a passive subwoofer is good for casual listening, but a powered subwoofer is required for really hearing low frequencies and rumble in movies. The KLH speakers you have were highly rated in their time for their price. The four satellite speakers and center channel speaker have very good sound compared to the little 'midget' surround sound speakers most people buy today.

Here's how you hook them up:

- The left and right front channels from your receiver terminals should go to the terminals on the subwoofer marked 'From Amplifier'
- Your left and right front speakers are then connected to the subwoofer terminals marked 'To Speakers', they do not connect directly to your receiver.
- Your center speaker is connected to your receiver terminals marked 'Center'
- Your rear speakers are connected to your receiver terminals marked 'Surround'

That should get you up and running. If the bass isn't good enough with the passive subwoofer, you can get a decent powered subwoofer like the Velodyne VX-10 for about $150 and 'kick it up a notch'. Good luck and enjoy....

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Well its made for its system orginal one to be with it u can plug into front chs of sony left right red in postive blakc in negitive u know leave the sub outo u buy nicer set speakers ok i can help sudjust sum nice sets im open for chat

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    nick helpap Jan 09, 2008

    i can walk u throw it step by step also im open for live chat

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    nick helpap Jan 10, 2008

    klh wernt highly rated ther lowest quilty they make i highely dought wooofer has passive ins and outs that why i said do it reg way form yuor sterio front out frorn sterio to front speaker left out to left f speaker rear so on center the woofer just has one plug that goes in to it right see orginal klh system had sub output for this set when uuseing hi end sony good chance u can blow these litte ones not made for it relly best u buy nice set kilpsh 5 pice would be nice 299 best buy or use your klh fronts rears and center direct to sony ok buy new woofer cus e that ones no good farts out 1st off distorted i heard them rated very low klh is k mart brand ok just so u know ther not compatibly speaicl not in digital mode in movies thats why im saying upgrade if u know speakers ok

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    nick helpap Jan 10, 2008

    if that sub does have wire ins then left right outs then run itthat way sony f r outs to ins of wooof then back to fronts form the out put of sub ok better to buy nice vx 10 like he said or mtx 12 in ok i would go with new sset speakers honstley those are very pooor not made for big movies or digital no way

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    nick helpap Jan 10, 2008

    also change your inaportiate commet to least thx for trying gees i was right 1st time u just dont kno wwhat you doing thats why u can im me for live chat i can walk u throw it sorry not everting s free



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