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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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Re: Lost instructions

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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Re: Lost instructions

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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