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My subwoofer just stopped working, it has power going to it but no sound. On the back of the sub it has the option to use a sub cable to the receiver as well as wiring it the old fashion way (red to red black to black). My receiver does not a have a sub woofer cable inlet so i must wire it using the speaker/sub wire. When i tried the sub on a friends receiver using a sub cable it worked, however it wont work using speaker cable. It is not the receiver either. My question is why the sub cable inlet just stopped working? What can i do?

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SOURCE: Subwoofer not working

if u are a technician then its easy to check, problems are, blown fuse, power amp IC output transistor may be blown, check for burnt componenets. changing and blowing a fuse means ur output IC or transistors are shorted.

Posted on May 15, 2007

SOURCE: sound problems through subwoofer

check all speakers wires andcheck test mode. every thing ok, may be input wiring problem ,check every thing after that internalcircuit may be problem..

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SOURCE: sony subwoofer model# sp-pwm505

I have a JVC sub woofer SP-pwm 505 can I use this with any system my receiver has RCA jacks it looks like this uses a S cable...is there a cable that would convert "S" cable from sub woofer to an RCA output jack in receiver allenfreedman@yahoo.com

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SOURCE: cube speakers w/ no subwoofer

I have the acoustimas systrem and the speakers do need the sb. That's the heart of the system.
I dropped my two front cubes and neither work. If you would be willing to sell yours at a reasonable price I would be willing to buy.
Please contact Bose customer support and I believe they will tell yiou the same thing.

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SOURCE: Mirage LF 150 Sub Woofer. sub not working

within the sub amplifier is an electronic amplifier, that is shorted and blown a fuse. This is all internal. If you can dismantle this module, I suggest do so and any electrical/electronic individual will identify the part needed. you could also check on a replacement module-complete.

Posted on Mar 04, 2010

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