Subwoofer vs Receiver Crossover

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  1. MiguelRH

    MiguelRH Auditioning

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    Hey guys, quick question,

    What's the relationship between the Crossover setting in my receiver's setup vs the Crossover control in my subwoofer?

    Should they be set to the same value?

    Thanks!
    Miguel
     
  2. StephenL

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    Generally, if you are using your receiver's crossover you should bypass the subwoofer's crossover, especially if the receiver has a 24 dB/octave lowpass. If the subwoofer's crossover can't be bypassed, set it to the highest frequency.
     
  3. MiguelRH

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    Hey Stephen, thanks for the quick response!

    I see, makes sense. I cannot bypass my subwoofer's crossover so I've set it at 150Hz, the highest value.

    Not sure what the lowpass that you mention is, though. My receiver is a Rotel RSX-1055.

    Take care and thanks again
    Miguel
     
  4. StephenL

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  6. MiguelRH

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    Stephen and Dustin, thanks a lot for the links.
    So much to learn, so little time...... [​IMG]
     

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