1. L

    Help: choosing speakers and your opinion on my other choices

    Hello all, I am new here so I apologize if I am doing anything wrong. I am in the planning phase of my Home Theater setup with projector and would like to hear your opinion on the choices I have made so far and get some help filling the gap for the missing items, I have not bought anything...
  2. C

    Need help with existing subwoofer connection

    I purchased my current house in 2021 and am just getting around to making the home theater that was already here functional. The theater is setup for 7.2 channel surround sound however the receiver is only for 5.1. I currently have FL, C, FR, SL, and SR speakers working. My issue is the...
  3. S

    Monoprice 15 V2 Sub with Onkyo TX-RZ50. What Cable?

    I just bought a Monoprice 15 V2 subwoofer that I want to connect to my Onkyo TX-RZ50. What cable would people recommend? I"ll probably need to run it 20 to 30 feet. It has what are called LFE and Line unbalanced inputs (1 & 2). I'm not sure what type of cables to use for these. Thank you in...
  4. S

    Need suggestion to sort out an issue

    So I have a LG Soundbar LAS550H, the wireless subwoofer is not turning on, I opened it up, there was a T5AL250VP fuse in the board which burnt as it was all black, I changed it but still the subwoofer wont power on. I want to know if I can add any other subwoofer by using some receiver or HDMI...
  5. B

    Drastically diminished subwoofer performance, cant figure out why, please help

    I recently upgrade my HT setup and moved my old equipment into a computer / game room. After setting everything up I am getting very low amts of bass output from the sub that use to be my main sub for 3 years (and was very happy how it performed) My subwoofer (monoprice monolith 10") + marantz...
  6. Lucrin

    Question about LFE and Subwoofer Crossover

    I am getting ready to set up speakers in my home theater, and I recently bought a Klipsch R-120SW powered subwoofer, and a Denon x3700h AV receiver. My question is what should I set the Crossover on the back of the sub to? I have seen some places saying that connecting the sub to the LFE port on...
  7. A

    sub and speaker setup beginner

    PLEASE HELP I am currently using a REL 5 subwoofer that has high level connection so the bass from my left and right speakers comes out from the sub and also using LFE cable I have upgraded sub to SVS PB1000 and want to do the same left and right speaker bass to come from sub and also use LFE...
  8. A

    Need advice on what subwoofer I should get to pair with my Sennheiser Ambeo soundbar to use in my CO-OP to not anger my neighbors

    I recently found out that my all in 1 Sennheiser Ambeo Soundbar has the ability for me to add a subwoofer to it. As a result, I am now looking for a good subwoofer to pair with the soundbar however my space is a bit limited and my living room layout is not idle. Caddy corner tv, a long wall on...
  9. John Dirk

    SVS SB-4000 Subwoofer Review

    Introduction: I’ve been a Home Theater nut for over 20 years but didn’t build my first dedicated room until around 2006. Even back then, when I went looking for a subwoofer it didn’t take me long to narrow my choices down to only one, and that was the SVS PB12 Plus/2. Arriving at my home on a...
  10. andlex12

    RCA to SPDIF/Optical to RCA for subwoofer runs (attenuation of digital signals) - Technical Theory Question

    Long time reader, first time poster. Was unable to find the exact answer via search but have gathered lots of little bits of information on the web regarding the situation. Asking for opinions on the theory. Needing to run some long distance cables for a Elemental Designs A7-450 subwoofer to...
  11. A

    Subwoofer pulsing/heartbeat issue!

    Hi guys! I have tried everything I tell ya, everything! So I have a 5.1 home theater. I have my 5 speakers connected to an onkyo receiver with no issues. However, I have a passive dvc subwoofer (4ohms per coil) connected to a 2 channel d class amp...therein comes my misery :( My home theater...
  12. A

    Passive sub to receiver?

    I have a 5.1 home theater set up with an onkyo receiver and a 10” passive in wall sub powered by a dedicated sub amp. However, the sub has very little power and I’m afraid I didn’t connect the onkyo with the sub amp correctly. Here is the sub amp: and here is the onkyo: Any help is greatly...
  13. P

    Adding a 2nd, but different sub-woofer?

    I found practically a steal of a deal on a Paradigm Ultracube 10 subwoofer. I have a Kliptch soundbar that can add a 2nd subwoofer (wired only), in addition to it's included wireless subwoofer. I was wondering if it would be better to just use the Ultracube 10 alone, or add it as a 2nd...
  14. V

    Is There A Replacement Passive Radiator for a 12" Sunfire True Subwoofer Signature??

    And the answer is 'Yes' and Vicious-Poodle has created THE SUNFIRE TRUE SUBWOOFER SIGNATURE 12 EARTHQUAKE SOUND HYBRID MONSTER!!!! MWAHAHAHAHAHAHAH (Lightning crackle and thunder crash!) So, about two weeks ago, I purchased on Ebay, a used Sunfire 12 inch Signature with a bad amp plate for...
  15. E

    Klipsch R-12SW not playing low frequencies well

    So I have a Klipsch R-12SW subwoofer hooked up to a Yamaha RX-V473 receiver, and it does not play low frequencies well. I took it over to a friends house and hooked it up to their system where it sounded just fine, playing as loud and low as it should, using a Yamaha RX-V683. The cable I use...
  16. C

    Subwoofer directly to LG TV

    I would like to connect a standalone subwoofer (didn't buy one yet) to my TV's. Please let me know if this can be done. I have an LG 65SK9000PUA I like the TV speakers on this model and prefer not to get a speaker system. Just the sub, but...
  17. S

    Eosone RSF 1000 Speakers setup

    I have a pair of Eosone RFS 1000 Speakers. They have in each speaker a pair of 10" subs (one powered by the internal 120w amp and one passive, powered by external amplification). They have 2 6.5" mid firing forward and the other on the rear firing rearward. There is also 1 4"...
  18. V

    Pioneer Elite VSX-94 TXH - Stereo + Subwoofer at same time

    I have a dedicated, powered subwoofer that is connect and when listening to records I would like to add some bass to the speakers by using the powered subwoofer in addition to my stereo speakers. My record player is connected to a phono pre-stage that is then connected to the Pioneer VSX-94 TXH...
  19. A

    Help with subwoofer and speakers impedance

    Hello, I was offered a Denon avr-x1600h Dab and I want to use it with the speakers that I already ahve (they are 4 ohms speakers). I was wondering if it is ok to use them with the Polk Hts 10 sub (8ohm sub) ? thanks in advance for any help you can give me on this matter. Best, Antonio
  20. S

    Sub Placement Wrong?

    Can someone tell me if my sub placement is wrong here? I'm no expert, which is why I was hoping to get some advice on whether I should change the placement here. Thanks in advance.
  21. Johnny Angell

    My Subwoofer Hums

    At first I thought something was wrong with the SW, but then the humming stopped. So I rewound on my DVR, and the humming restarted and then stopped in the same point. It appears to be content related and I’m watching CNN. When I watch what happens when it stops and starts, I don’t see a...
  22. Johnny Angell

    My Subwoofer Sucks!

    Today, I did what I suppose many have done. I draped some toilet paper over the single horn opening in my SW. I expected it to puff out the tp, instead it sucked it in. The inward pressure would subside and the tp would come back as it relaxed, but never did it puff out. In the past, I...
  23. J

    Need to help!!! The subwoofer has some strange sound

    Hi all, I have just bought a new Edifier S350DB speaker. But in some songs, my subwoofer emits some strange sound like rattling sound. The first song that I played "Infinity Ink - Infinity (Dubdogz & Bhaskar Remix) (Bass Boosted)" The second song: "Imany feat...
  24. MrMorgan

    Harman Kardon SB 16 Subwoofer Low Volume

    Hi all, I am having low volume issues with my hand-me-down Harman Kardon SB 16 subwoofer. It doesn't produce an acceptable volume level as compared to the soundbar. I have to turn the volume knob all the way up to get nearly an acceptable volume. The quality of the sound is good, it doesn't...
  25. L

    Subwoofer will not work with my Marantz 7011

    Ok I'm about to pull my hair out on this. I have a Klipsch R-115SW subwoofer. It has been working for a year now but moved my system and now it magically doesn't work. Im using the WA-2 Wireless transmitter for it, shows them connected and everything. When i go into my Marantz setup and do the...
  26. Mr645

    Reviews of DIY Subwoofers?

    I see lots of information about building them but really nothing solid as far as a review as to how they perform. I am thinking of building a subwoofer project during this downtime and looking at the Dayton UM 18 in a 4 cubic foot sealer enclosure. Possibly doing 2 of them in a slightly larger...
  27. 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...
  28. A

    Need help with subwoofer Altec Lansing Dell ADA-995

    i have Altec Lansing Dell ADA-995 what i would like to know is if i could put a Y splitter on the Front Left and Front Right going to the Sub Out on a Reciever, and is this safe to do?
  29. J

    Question about subwoofer settings

    In my receiver, I have the front 3 speakers set to small, and crossover set to 8o hz. All 3 speakers are rated down to 49 hz. 1) On the back of sub, the crossover adjusts from 50 hz. to 200 hz. Where should I set it? 2) In the receiver under sub output, should I choose "LFE" or "LFE + MAIN" ...
  30. Dave Moritz

    Klipsch or SVS Subwoofer to replace HSU subwoofer ?

    Currently I am waiting for my Klipsch RC-64 center channel speaker to arrive so it is time to research subwoofers! My home theater over the past year has gone through a big transformation! From a Marantz SR-8012 receiver to a Sony A9F OLED 4K TV and Panasonic DP-UB9000 4K UHD Blu-ray Player to...