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How to connect Powered Subwoofer to Mixer?

At first I was reluctant to answer this question, as I believe in order to do this properly, will cost more than the value of said sub-woofer. However as nobody else has commented, I will give you ...
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Isolate a subwoofer from the floor below

How much money have you got to spend & would you consider replacing the floor entirely with a new one made of solid concrete, not connected to the current walls or floor? That is not as frivolous ...
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Why do subwoofers have different frequency ranges?

To answer your question directly there is no way of knowing which one is better, the measurements are lacking. There is no way a Subwoofer will play up to 1700hz. Those specifications are nonsense. ...
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For optimal 3-way sound: should passive speakers be connected to my amplifier/mixer, or to the crossover of an active subwoofer?

Are the subwoofer crossover outputs indeed for passive speakers? Or are they intended for active speakers or amplifier? I would expect an active subwoofer to have the crossover at line level since ...
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Why does my subwoofer makes popping noise after (only after) playing for 10 to 20 minutes?

OK, so it seems that this question is about a consumer-equipment, 5.1 surround sound system with an active-subwoofer. The sub-woofer has an RCA in, and when connecting to various sources as described ...
Edwin van Mierlo's user avatar
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Can i ad a (active) sub to this simple set?

According to the Alesis manual, the 1/4" line out follows the speaker outputs, so you could run a line from there into one of the inputs on the sub (which has a built in crossover), set the sub ...
Data Processing's user avatar
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Swissonic Sub10 standby mode issue

You need to avoid running your front L/R through the sub. Send to them separately. It's a design fault in the unit. If it's new you could send it back. From the reviews at Thomann My only gripe is ...
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Are transmission line enclosures only good for subwoofers?

There is long history of Transmission line speakers. Are transmission line enclosures only good for subwoofers? No, They excel at bass but most are full range speakers. I have a nice pair of DCM ...
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Connecting a subwoofer to a 2 channel amplifier

You will find that your current solution will mix the output and you will get mono audio at all speakers. You need to insert a lowpass filter into the circuit between the amplifier and the subwoofer. ...
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Are 4 inch subwoofer any good?

4" and 25 W? That's unlikely to reproduce sound below 80 Hz a decent volume, and you're making its job harder by requiring it to reproduce the entire spectrum up to the point where the tweeters can ...
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Are 4 inch subwoofer any good?

First of all, you need to find out the technical data for your planned speaker. This will lists things like fs Qes Qts Sd Vas and many more. I tried to find this data for the speaker you mention, but ...
Edwin van Mierlo's user avatar
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Sound uneven after installing more powerful woofer

This makes sense I imagine as the woofers need more power now. That doesn't make sense because your new woofer although 400W has a sensitivity of 98dB 1W/1m compared to the old one at 95dB. which ...
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How to connect Powered Subwoofer to Mixer?

PreSonus has come to the rescue! Check out: PreSonus MicroStation BT at your fav search engine. It allows you to connect your mixer to active speakers (studio or pa), as well as your hifi rca input ...
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How to connect Powered Subwoofer to Mixer?

It's not ideal, but if you don't use the headphone output on the mixer, just run a stereo 1/4" to rca y-splitter cable to the rca inputs of the subwoofer. Otherwise, I'd have to agree that it would be ...
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How to dampen subwoofer?

Low frequency sound is composed of fairly long wavelength pressure waves and can cause noticeable physical vibrations which will also produce the same sound. Your problem is likely that the subwoofer ...
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For optimal 3-way sound: should passive speakers be connected to my amplifier/mixer, or to the crossover of an active subwoofer?

I think the manual is pretty clear. Stereo mixer output into the subwoofer, stereo output from the subwoofer into either active speakers or a stereo power amp with passive speakers. The subwoofer ...
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