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Here's my delema...........I have a Pioneer subwoofer HTP102-SW and want to conect to my Pioneer AC receiver. Subwoofer has 8 speaker ports (L+R output & L+R input). Do the speakers connect to the subwoofer or the receiver and which ones. Do I connect the speakers to the receiver and place another speaker wire in the same port and place it in the subwoofer? I'm lost, please help.

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The left and right outputs from the receiver go to the left and right inputs on the subwoofer and then you wire the left and right speakers to the left and right outputs on the subwoofer....it is sort of what we calll daisy chained

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