Newb question about subwoofer inputs

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  1. EricDeB

    EricDeB Stunt Coordinator

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    Hey just a quick question. My subwoofer has two inputs, both a right and a left one. This means that I will need a Y adapter with my subwoofer cable, correct? Is there another way to hook it up without a Y adapter, or is that the only way to utilize both inputs?

    Thanks a ton
    Eric
     
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    You should hook it up as the manufacturer recommends. I tried mine both ways, and I hear no difference. Either the left or right should be marked "mono"(for a single cable hookup).
     
  3. EricDeB

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    Hum I have a velodyne ct120 maybe that helps, but I can't figure out which one is mono, because it doesn't say on the back of the subwoofer.
     
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    Eric,

    They are linked together ("added") anyway. So it won't make much of a difference which one you use, if you're using only one input you may have to turn the volume a little bit up as compared with two inputs (most probably without even noticing).

    Disclaimer: this is true unless the manufacturer explicitly states otherwise in the manual. But, really, I never met a sub (yet?) that needed both inputs to receive a signal.


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  5. EricDeB

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    Sweet thanks a lot
     

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