What's new
  • Announcing New Ownership at Home Theater Forum. Learn More

BFD questions/problems (1 Viewer)

Ari

Stunt Coordinator
Joined
Aug 3, 1999
Messages
202
Just got my BFD earlier today and have started playing around with it. I'm using it between a Yamaha 995 and an Energy 10" sub. I have some questions/problems which don't seem to be covered by previous posts so please bear with me:

1. Originally, I plugged the sub cable into the sub's external crossover input and just adjust the sub level from the receiver. When I hooked up the BFD, this hookup scheme gave very little sound. I switched to the other input in the sub where the sub controls both the volume and x-over and it sounded much louder (had to turn the gain down). Is this the proper hookup??

2. I'm currently using RCA cable with 1/4" TRS to RCA adapters to hook up the BFD. The output of the BFD to the sub doesn't connect well unless I have the TRS only half inserted into the output jack of the BFD. If I insert it all the way, I lose the connection. Any idea what's wrong??

3. What would you call a flat response? How many dB from loudest to softest?? I'm still not totally dialed in but I got the spread down from just over 20dB to just under 10dB.

Thanks for any info/help.......
 

Rick Radford

Supporting Actor
Joined
May 12, 2001
Messages
642
The output of the BFD to the sub doesn't connect well unless I have the TRS only half inserted into the output jack of the BFD. If I insert it all the way, I lose the connection. Any idea what's wrong??
Ari, my first guess would be that you have a stereo RCA to 1/4 plug. Use a mono plug like the Radio Shack Cat.#: 274-884. If that's not it, sorry.. I don't know.
Here are a couple of nice help sites HTF members have created.
http://www27.brinkster.com/jmag999/
http://www.troycable.net/~snap/bfdinfo.htm
 

Users who are viewing this thread

Forum Sponsors

Forum statistics

Threads
353,111
Messages
5,008,219
Members
143,401
Latest member
McMillan
Recent bookmarks
0
Top