That's fine I will try that. how should the RCA coming off of the sub woofer output from the radio go into the amp? Split one female to two male adapters and then what, which side should it go to after that?
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Re: 4 subs and two amps
I'm not that familiar with the insignia line but If the amps have an "input" and an "output" for the RCAs then run the RCAs in one, Then hook the output of that one to the input of the other. I did this with my 2 memphis 500Ds and it worked great. It also looks better than a couple of splitters, but yes You would just get two splitters with all female connections on them so you can plug 2 sets of RCAs into the one set. Also it doesn't really matter how you hook the RCAs up unless you are going for stereo sound then you would need to make sure the rights are hooked up together and the lefts are hooked up together. I hope I could help.
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Follow these steps to connect a powered sub woofer to your receiver:
You typically have two options when connecting a powered sub woofer.
Input (1) on the rear of the sub woofer would be used when connecting
the sub woofer to the receiver using speaker wires. You would then
connect the main speakers to the opposite end, or output or the sub
woofer to the main speakers. Option (2) would be using RCA line level
output jacks, input (2) on the rear panel of the sub woofer directly to
the single sub woofer output on the back of an AV receiver.
Amps usually receive their signal through RCA wires. Your radio should have one pair of RCA outputs on the back. (red and white) You will adjust your subwoofer volume by adjusting the gains on the amplifer (little knob next to the RCA inputs of the amp), then you can turn up the bass on your radio.
First of all get yourself a Y-LINK cable. (single male RCA on one side/ double female RCA on the other side) Connect the Y-LINK to your head unit sub woofer output with the stereo RCA that leads to the sub woofer amplifier. Now you are connected to the correct output.
I do not know what head unit you had connected before to base your comparison, however there is a output voltage difference from one head unit to another, (1.2V, 2V, 2.5V, 4V, 5V) and that is what determines where the gain on the amplifier should be set to. Always match the headunit output voltage with the amplifier gain control to be the same.
It is not uncommon for some entry level units to have a single sub woofer output.
hi, Do you mean sub woofer. Then you can select any brands Active sub woofer ( active means built in amplifier) to connect with your system. They comes in different power (watts). you can use an active sub woofer with 100W output. connect the sub woofer pre out of you amp to the pre input of sub woofer. ok
check the rca cables on the back to see if you might have the sub woofer cable in wrong rca spot
this is how it should be wired from your radio front output a set of rca cables go to the radio input of the eq. if you have sub out on radio it will not be used ... eq takes place of it ... turn off subout on radio ... to use eq or preamp you must have at 2 amps 1 for mids and tweets and 1 for subs to work eq right
then from the eq you have another set of rca cables comming from the front output to your mids and tweet amp and then if you dont have a second amp u wont need rear output move over to the suboutput and run a set of rca cables from eq's sub output to sub amp this is how the audio cable section should be connected if you still dont get it to work proper then then it has a electronic issue and need to warranted out if still in warranty or buy new one .... here is a link to the install manual with a wire diagram for repair shop .....http://www.poweracoustik.com/pa2006/manual%20and%20catalog/Processors/PWM-20.pdf
In general, there are two ways to hook up your sub-woofer. First using the high level outputs from your receiver ( speaker output from the front R & L speaker terminals ) run a set of wires from the outputs to the speaker inputs on the sub-woofer, you do this in concert with the speaker wires going to the front R & L speakers which you then attach to the R & L speaker outputs on the sub woofer amp. Note that the sub woofer doesn't power your front speakers, the connections from the sub amp are just a pass through connection where the signal needed by the sub is parasitically taken from the inputs. Second is via a low level output from your receiver / amp to the low level input on your sub amp. This is normally done via a RCA type of patch cable and connected to the sub woofer RCA jack on the rear of the source receiver or amp, Next run the patch cord to the sub amp an into the RCA jack input. IF you have a right and left input, use the Right input.