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Amatuer needs sub-woofer advice for Pioneer VSX-454...

I bought the Pioneer VSX-454 receiver a ways back and am now trying to get the surround sound going... I have a sub-woofer with two different bare-wire ports labeled "From Amplifier" and "To Loudspeakers" I got the fronts, center and rears going nicely, but don't know how to get the sub-woofer pumping??? How do I go from the RCA ports on the back of the reciver to the bare wire sub-woofer ports? And, I don't know if this is because I need an amp as well - and that would answer this question? I guess I always assumed this was an amp as well???
Thanks for advice,
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  • shurburt Apr 08, 2008

    So, for the A channel, would that be run from the Right or Left, or both bare wire ports? And then when it comes back, take those wires back to the A channel Right and/or Left speakers?? Is it ok to put two wires into one bare wire port?



    Sorry to dredge deeper - this is truly foriegn to me!!

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    have cerwin-vega sub woofer 100 need to hook up to a pioneer vsx-d606s

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Based upon your description, the subwoofer is just a speaker and is taken from the normal speaker outputs. Run your A channel to the sub and then from the sub to the left and right front speakers. That should do it.
Dan

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