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  1. M

    Power Amp for Passive Subwoofer

    I'm working on putting together a subwoofer in the home theater. Right now I have a Samsung 5.1 Home Theater System with 1000 Watt Samsung Blueray reviewer and Thunder TC512 double coil 300 watt RMS - 900-watt peak each passive subwoofer that I would like to use. I can replace Samsung sub with...
  2. M

    Passive Subwoofer with regular speaker wiresto go

    Bought a house that has this setup 4 speakers in ceiling 2 speakers in front wall 1 center speaker on wall 2 8” passive subwoofers on wall (Dayton Audio CS8SW-88 8" In-Wall Dual Voice Coil Subwoofer) All connection wires are coming to a different room ( all 7 speakers are banana plugs but...
  3. I

    Passive to Active Subwoofer convertor for Denon AVR 2312ci

    I recently upgraded my AV Receiver to a Denon AVR 2312ci I found at a thrift store for $30! It works very well! The only problem is my old receiver used a passive subwoofer and my new (to me) Denon uses an active port. I was reading that I needed an amplifier to use my passive subwoofer. I found...
  4. daydai76

    Passive sub replacement help

    Please help !! So I have a 1.2 cf ported passive sub box which had a dual voice coil 6 ohm 10" sub annnnd that sub crapped out on me. So can I use any old sub to replace it ? For right now looking at $50.00 price range something like Boss Audio or SSL even saw a Skar Audio 10" for $45.00. Please...
  5. J

    Passive soundbar advice

    I have a smaller spare room that I am using as my secondary tv room. I have a receiver and don't mind cables. I have a nice sub already. And I already have a nice 5.1 system in the den. And I have 2 good rear surrounds i may or may not use (pretty small room). I want to use a 3 channel soundbar...
  6. J

    Passive soundbar advice

    I have a smaller spare room that I am using as my secondary tv room. I have a receiver and don't mind cables. I have a nice sub already. And I already have a nice 5.1 system in the den. And I have 2 good rear surrounds i may or may not use (pretty small room). That being said... I want to use a...
  7. Spottedfeather

    Amp For Passive Subwoofer

    I'm getting a subwoofer in a little while and will be using speakers that I already have. The subwoofer I have is a passive one with only a "fork" wire, one purple and one black. I know that I will have to use some sort of amp to run the rca out from the receiver to the amp and plug the sub into...
  8. Spottedfeather

    Powered Vs. Passive Subwoofers

    My six year old receiver just crapped out on me. No sound. First, after turning it on, it would take a minute or two then it would have sound. Got tired of this, so I left it on. Then, the sound stopped. Sound came back a few hours later. Now, there's no sound at all. If I'm unable to repair...
  9. A

    Connect Passive Onkyo Sub Woofer to New Onkyo Receiver

    Need some help and options in connecting my old passive Onkyo sub woofer which just has the black and red connection at the rear (model# SKW-391) to my new Onkyo receiver (model# TX-NR656) which provides connection only to an active (or powered) sub woofer. Thanks
  10. S

    Passive 3D beamer setup

    We're working on a project to create our own home cinema room. We would like to have a passive 3D solution over active 3D (due the the flickering effect and the cost of active 3D glasses). Based on our research, we have the following possibilities: 1. 1 passive 3D beamer (nowhere to be found...
  11. A

    Quality 3.1 System vs. Quality Passive 5.1 Soundbar?

    Hi all, Rookie question here. Can you help guide me? What is a better route to take? Generally speaking what is better way to go? Get a really good set of mains, center channel and sub OR go with a quality passive soundbar that provides a 5.1 experience (I'd include a sub with the soundbar)...
  12. A

    LG 3D passive screen or other

    Hi All I have a 54 inch LG passive 3D television. I do not have a idea on how the 3D is passively displayed rather than using shutter glasses but I have been wondering if I am not missing out by not having a 3D TV with shutter glasses instead. Anybody on the forum with any knowledge on active...
  13. rivrbyte

    Is there a way to hook up Over the Air (OTA) Antennas, into a receiver, to get surround sound, and w

    Need help with OTA antennas, and running through a surround system. Cutting ties with cable! QUESTION: Is there a way to hook up Over the Air (OTA) Antennas, into a receiver, to get surround sound? Hello! I need to DRASTICALLY cut ties with TIME WARNER, and DO NOT want any long-term...