2 subs

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  1. Bray

    Bray Auditioning

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    Is it bad to plug 2 unpowered subs into an input for only one? Also after a couple of min my reciver will get really hot and click off but then you can turn it right back on?



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  2. Robert Hoffman

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    If your receiver is overheating and shutting off, I think it's a bad idea. Sounds like you run the risk of blowing the amp in your receiver. It shuts off for a reason, to protect itself from whatever is causing a problem (in your case, over-driving the amp).
     
  3. Jerome Grate

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    What you should do is buy an amp for the two subs then run it from the LFE output of the receiver. If you can't get an amp then until you do, an old stereo receiver will do the trick. I did it for awhile until I hooked my big amp to my two subs. The old receiver will work but I tell you, it drive the subs like a 250watt per channel amp does.
     
  4. Bray

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    ok but it will shut off when only one sub is plugged in
     

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