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DCM SUBWOOFER PROBLEM.

I JUS BOUGHT A USED DCM SUBWOOFER AND IT HAS A PAIR OF RCA PLUGS ON THE BACK TO CONNECT TO THE RECEIVER.. THING IS MY RECEIVER TAKES THE SINGLE MONO PLUG.. SO I BOUGHT THE DUAL SET OF RCA PLUGS THAT CONVERTS INTO A SINGLE PLUG AT RADIOSHACK AND TRIED TO CONNECT IT BUT HAD NO LUCK! IM GETTING POWER TO THE SUB CAUSE IM HEARING A STEADY HUMMING SOUND FROM THE SUB. CLEARLY NOT WORKING CORRECTLY.. IS THERE A CERTAIN PLUG CONVERTER I NEED?? THE RECEIVER SAYS SUBWOOFER "OUT" AND I HAVE THE 2 RCA PLUGS GOING INT THE "IN" JACKS ON THE SUB..

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  • macana Feb 18, 2009

    i have the same problem
    i'm thinking to chanche the amplifier unit
    but i don't know wich one.

    regards
    rafael


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Telll sterio use sub out and remix on in settings menu on steiro ok also does it have speaker wires in and out use them off fornts ch from sterio then back up throw sub to fronts set cross over on 100 or so

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