Newbie SVS 20-39 CS Owner install question

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  1. Earl J

    Earl J Stunt Coordinator

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    I sent this question to Tom at SV but in case he's gone for the weekend, I thought I'd post this question here.
    Just received this bad boy along with the samson s700 amp. The amp came with a short cable with an rca connector and a larger connector on the other end (1/4" mono adapter jack?). I connected the 1/4" adapter to the channel 1 input connector and the rca connector to my denon 3802's sub out. I have the speakers set to "small". I used 14 gauge wire from the sub to the samson's channel 1 output.
    I tried running the Avia sub test tones but I can barely hear anything coming from the sub. Are my connections correct? I have the input level at about -10 db's and my receiver's volume at -20. When I increase the receiver's volume, it really doesn't help.
    Any help would be appreciated.
    Earl
     
  2. Tom Vodhanel

    Tom Vodhanel Cinematographer

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    1)make sure the amp is set to either stereo or parallel mode
    2)make sure you have the amp gain knobs maxxed out
    let me know if that helps at all.
    TV
     
  3. Shanthi

    Shanthi Stunt Coordinator

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    I have the same set up 3802, dual SVS 20-39 with samson s700 amp and had the same problem, after a couple of hours I found out was the RCA did not plugged in properly and it worked like a charm.
    Happy listening....enjoy
     
  4. Ron Stimpson

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    Earl,
    "Gone for the weekend"???
    LOL. Man, that's a good one! ;^)
    We're the world's first 24/7 subwoofer company I think.
    On the sub, make sure your Denon has the subwoofer output enabled in its menu too. If this is your first sub it's possible it's off.
    I don't need to mention you should have an SPL meter ready to do the calibration right do I? ;^0
    Ron
    [Edited last by Ron Stimpson on October 13, 2001 at 11:28 PM]
     

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