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My jamo sub 200 & pioneer vsx517 receiver is not working properly

I've got a jamo sub 200 & paired it w/ a vsx 517 pioneer receiver.my problem is that my subwoofer is not working properly,sometimes it will work & sometimes not.I've followed the proper connections as said on the manual.I've also set it back thrice to my country's dealer but they always tell me that theres nothing wrong w/ my unit.But the problem keeps coming back & im getting frustrated.

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    David Dunn May 11, 2010

    Presumably, it works sometime so that let's out connections and setup. Define what's wrong with it when it's "not working properly" - outright dead, insufficient bass ??? Is it source-specific? Details, please.

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What do you mean that it sometimes doesn't work? It doesn't power on automatically?
Check settings of your receiver - if it has subwoofer output enables and if low frequencies from all channels are directed also to the SUB. By default only the LFE channel (.1) of 5.1 signal input is fed to the subwoofer. So Sub will work in this case only when you listen to 5.1 signal (DVD movie for example), but for radio or stereo music, only front speakers are used. By configuring this bass redirect, you can use subwoofer for all signal types.

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