Help Hooking Up A Sub

Discussion in 'Speakers' started by Brad Scott, Jan 9, 2004.

  1. Brad Scott

    Brad Scott Agent

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    Total newbie question here, and it's probably been covered a thousand times:

    My receiver only seems to have an RCA-type input for a sub. Do subs typically use RCA plugs and not conventional speaker cable with red and black ends?

    If you are supposed to use the RCA cables, then since my receiver only has 1 input for the sub (a Dayton 10"), do I get a special cable with only one RCA end on each side, or use standard RCA cables with red/white ends and use the red end only, etc?

    Please help.
     
  2. John S

    John S Producer

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    Y adapter to split it and your done.. Subs are powered, they use line level signals and amplify them with their own amp, that is why it is an RCA connection.
     

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