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Rt20p I have a pair of rt20p speakers that have been receiving a radio signal through the sub woofers for a long time. I finally have decided to try and do something about it. They get the interference even when they are getting a signal from the receiver. Thank You

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SOURCE: best hook- up Polk psw10 sub woofer to yamaha rx-v663 receiver

You will not need to y connect your subwoofer, if you have only one RCA sub out on your receiver the other end of the RCA connector cable goes into the left input on most powered subs, there is no loss of signal, the option exist as some receiver do sport a double RCA sub out.

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Posted on Jun 23, 2009

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SOURCE: Replaced blown fuse, turned on power, fuse blew

Check output transistors-most likely cause! also check for burnt resistors...
Marc

Posted on May 23, 2010

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SOURCE: Polk Audio DSW Pro 500

Is this NEW? Or did it just fail spontaneously after working for awhile?

Is this just a remote control issue or is the sub dead, too?

From the manual...

No sound coming from subwoofer.

If hookup is "SUB OUT" to LFE, check and make sure your receiver is set to Subwoofer=YES. If hookup is via speaker wire, check that the polarity of the wires is correct.

Subwoofer has no power.

Is the AC MAIN switch on? Check outlet; check fuse after unplugging the subwoofer. The fuse is located under the power cord
receptacle. Fuse type and rating is found on the back panel.

Remote control doesn't work.

Remove the plastic tab to activate the remote control's battery or try replacing the battery. Ensure the IR sensor is not blocked.

If it's a new problem with a previously working remote...

http://remotes.com/remotes/servlet/rs?a=Display&contents=help_deadremote&uuid=A12954406270641


It describes a way to possibly fix your remote or at least prove it works or doesn't.



Find new or replacement remotes:


http://remotes.com/remotes/servlet/rs?a=Display&contents=home&uuid=A12992635562861


or eBay: search for "(model) remotes", check the 'include description' box. Usually cheaper than the vendors.

Posted on Mar 06, 2011

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