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Dont know how to turn it on

I cant find a switch anywhere on the subwoofer to power it on i wasnt for sure it just automatically powers on when plugged on or what

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Just plug it in to an outlet. The lights on the front should be red (or standby mode). When it gets a good sound signal, it turns green (that's when it's on). It does not have a power switch.

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