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How to connect subwoofer with only one pre-out?

Discussion in 'Subwoofers' started by ciber, Jan 7, 2004.

  1. ciber

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    have a onkyo 600 receiver with only "one" pre-out but my Velodyne SPL-800 Subwoofer, which has two Line level Inputs - left and right.

    My question is this: How do I connect to subwoofer?

    To use a Y-splitter or Just connect pre-out to L(eft) input of subwoofer?
     
  2. Ed Selley

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    Simply connecting to the left should be fine.
     
  3. Reiner

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    One connection is enough as "Tons of fun" said. If you have problems with the volume level though (and raising the settings at the AV amp/receiver and sub still doesn't help) you should use a Y-adapter/-cable. This will increase the signal level.

    On the subject: can anyone explain why it should be the LEFT input?
    AFAIK there is no technical difference between the left and the right input, they are internally mixed together, aren't they?
     
  4. bob1

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    Or the right, wow what a decision :D
     
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    Doesn't this come from the days of Stereo and mono??

    Where the left carries the mono signal and stereo, the right only carries the stereo signal?
     

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