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Connect Passive Onkyo Sub Woofer to New Onkyo Receiver

Discussion in 'Beginners, General Questions' started by AP2017, Dec 9, 2017.

  1. AP2017

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    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
     
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    You won’t be able to use the Onkyo sub without an outboard amplifier. If you have an old receiver laying around you could use it as the amp.

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    Yes i do have the old Onkyo old receiver (model # HT-R391 ). I did try but was un-successful. Could you assist how can this be done?
     
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    Connect the new receiver’s subwoofer output to an input on the old receiver (TV/CD, Game or CBL/SAT), let’s say the left input. Connect the subwoofer to the Front left speaker connections. Makes sure you have the input on the old receiver selected for the input you used.

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    It worked perfectly. Thank you so much Wayne.
     

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