Can you use a powered subwoofer with a receiver?


Can you use a powered subwoofer with a receiver?

This means that if you have an older home theater receiver or amplifier that does not have a dedicated subwoofer preamp output connection, you can still use a powered subwoofer with both standard speaker connections and line inputs.

Do stereo receivers have subwoofer output?

Stereo receivers, pre-amps, and integrated amplifiers rarely have subwoofer output jacks or offer bass-management options. So instead of using those connections, we’ll use the subwoofer’s speaker-level, aka “high-level,” inputs.

Can a powered subwoofer be used as a passive subwoofer?

Titan. You can connect any self powered subwoofer to the connection that was used for a passive subwoofers. If you get a powered subwoofer with speaker level inputs you just connect the speaker wire that was used for the passive sub to one of the two speaker level inputs (L or R doesn’t matter which).

How do you hook up a powered subwoofer to AV receiver?

Using a subwoofer cable (RCA cable), connect the subwoofer to the AV receiver by running the cable from the receiver’s subwoofer output to the subwoofer’s line input. Klipsch subwoofers can be connected via the LFE channel, the white RCA connection, or in a stereo pair by using both the white and red RCA connections.

Why does my receiver have two subwoofer outputs?

In most modern AV receivers, there are two (or sometimes more) available subwoofer outputs. These allow you to connect to two different subwoofers. It also allows the AV receiver to set the distance and trim levels (volume) of each subwoofer separately. That’s great.

Why does Sony receiver have two subwoofer outputs?

It has two subwoofer outputs. As for ”powering” two subs surround sound receivers do not power the sub they send the audio signal to the sub which has it’s own amp which is why you have to plug the subwoofer in to power. It will support two subs at the same time.

Can I hook up two subwoofers to receiver?

Option Two: If you have a Home Theater Receiver with two wired subwoofer preamp outputs, you can connect two subwoofers directly from the receiver (no RCA Y-adapter needed). Option Three: If you have a Subwoofer that has both an input and output, you can daisy chain two or more together.

How do I connect my subwoofer to my Sony AV receiver?

IMPORTANT: Connecting two subwoofers to a Sony® stereo receiver is not supported unless the stereo receiver has a second subwoofer output jack.

  1. Connect the first subwoofer to one of the subwoofer outputs on the stereo receiver.
  2. Connect the second subwoofer to the other subwoofer output on the stereo receiver.

Why do receivers have 2 subwoofer outputs?