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PS1200 Lost Volume/Pound

I have owned this sub since it first came out. I moved to a new home. I tested everything all seemed to work well originally. I have had to use approx 20 ft. of low level input cable. For the last 7 ft. I have all the speaker cable, a few power cables and a few misc rca cables all jacketed in the same jacet sleave for neatness. I seem to not have the "power/pound" that I had originally. I removed the single sub low level rca cable from the "bunch" and no difference. It does pound but only approx 1/2 of what it did originally. Would it be signal loss (low level input), an amp problem? I cannot adjust the sub output on the receiver. Quality cables are used.
Opinions/solutions would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you very much.

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  • Cobra67 Feb 13, 2008

    Thanks Ledge,

    Unfortunately reciever has only one dedicated mono subwoofer output. The sub has stereo inputs but only the red rca input is a mono input.

    Any suggestions?



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Try reversing the polarity on one end.
hope it helps.

Posted on Feb 11, 2008

  • wilson garcia Feb 14, 2008

    i haven't hooked up a subwoofer in a while, but from what i remember, the speaker outputs from the back of the reciever [red&black] went into the red & black inputs of the subwoofer, then the red & black outputs of the subwoofer connected to the speakers. if yours is hooked up differently, try this setup. this is where i was writng about reversing the polarity.if the striped wire from the reciever is going into the red input and there isn't much bass, switch the striped wire to the black input. try different combinations.

    hope it works out.




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