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what to look for in a good subwoofer cable


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#1 of 2 OFFLINE   joserobl

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Posted March 31 2014 - 02:17 PM

In connecting a subwoofer what is it I need to look for in a cable should it be rg6, rg59 does it make a difference? any particular brand? If the sub has two RCA connections do I need to get a Y adapter to connect to AV? or connecting just one RCA fine? What is the best way to hook it up. responses would be greatly appreciated.



#2 of 2 OFFLINE   Robert_J

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Posted April 01 2014 - 05:26 AM

It needs to be shielded.  Video cables work.  I use RG-6 with F to RCA adapters.  If you don't have one, then buy one from Monoprice. Y adapters are not necessary.  It is redundant.  You split a single signal into 2 and just inside the plate amp, the 2 inputs are combined.  If you are like me and use a pro amp, then it may be necessary.  I use one because I run my amp in stereo mode with each channel powering a 15" sub.






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