What kind of cable does a subwoofer use?

What kind of cable does a subwoofer use?

The subwoofer output connector often utilizes an RCA connection, a type of cable designed to pass audio and video signals. On some older AVRs, a direct wire connection where the subwoofer’s speaker wire connects directly to the AVR’s “subwoofer out” speaker terminal is utilized.

How do you connect a Klipsch speaker to a subwoofer?


  1. Plug one end of the subwoofer cable (or single RCA cable) into the Sub Out jack on the back of The Fives.
  2. Plug the other end into the RCA Line In or LFE jack on the back of the powered subwoofer that you have chosen.

Do I need two cables for subwoofer?

Any single, standard RCA or subwoofer cable should do just fine. In addition, if you still use the RCA “Y” splitter cable, you have the potential to boost the sub’s output signal when plugging into both the red and white RCA inputs on the back of the sub.

How do I get my Klipsch subwoofer to work?

Make sure the sub is plugged in, powered on and has a sub cable plugged into the LFE port on the back of the subwoofer. On the back of the sub, turn the gain knob up to at least 50-60% (about 12 or 1 o’clock on the dial) Do not plug the other end of that sub cable into your receiver or sub output.

Why does my subwoofer not work?

Check to make sure that cables are firmly connected and plugged into the correct spots. Check outlets, power cable, and fuse. Most subwoofers have a “standby” LED that glows to indicate active power. If it’s not lit, check that the subwoofer is securely plugged into a wall socket, surge protector, or power strip.

How do I connect my Klipsch subwoofer to my TV?

Using a subwoofer cable (RCA cable), connect the subwoofer to the AV receiver by running the cable from the receiver’s subwoofer output to the subwoofer’s line input. Klipsch subwoofers can be connected via the LFE channel, the white RCA connection, or in a stereo pair by using both the white and red RCA connections.

Is RG6 good for subwoofer?

Monoprice RG6/U cables are great for those that want good quality and don’t want to break the bank. I typically use RG6/U for subwoofer and Digital Coax connections, but these can be used anywhere you use a standard RCA type cable.

Are Klipsch speakers any good?

Generally Klipsch speakers are definitely considered as good. They’re a little bit more expensive than other speakers, but for their quality, you’re definitely getting a pretty decent deal. Klipsch speakers are one of the older and most prestigious speaker brands around.

Are Klipsch speakers really that bright?

Klipsch is definitely bright, and there are those that just prefer a more neutral sound or some who prefer a dark sound. It’s possible for those people to get detail without the brightness. The best and most detailed speakers out there are those that don’t need to increase brightness.

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    A subwoofer is a type of speaker that reproduces only the lowest of audible frequencies. In home theater, this is often referred to as LFE (Low-Frequency Effects). Home theater surround sound is implemented by 5 or more channels, with each channel represented by a speaker.

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