Forum discussion tagged with subwoofer.
  1. W

    Question Amplifier turns on, sub makes a thud, then amp turns off.

    So, I've been trying to wire up my subwoofer for absolutely ages and I'm completely lost now. I'm using a Pioneer GMD8701 paired with a Pioneer TS-A300B 1500 watt subwoofer/box. I've had the setup working, but unfortunately my aftermarket head unit died. I ended up buying a new one, and hooked...
  2. SamToz

    Question My Pickering subwoofer has it's amp buzzing - IMPORTANT

    Hey ! I have this active Pickering subwoofer that buzzs loudly when I turn it on, regardless if I play some music or not. That happened when I was fiddling around in the amp's motherboard and made an false manoeuver. The motherboard + capacitors seem fine visually, when that happened it made an...
  3. C

    Question Onn subwoofer won’t pair to soundbar.

    I can’t get an onn soundbar and subwoofer to link together after the sub stopped working. I’ve tried a bunch of stuff. Anyone know anything about this? It’s the 36” 5.1 with sub and rear speakers from Walmart for $169. I’ve tried linking after leaving them unplugged for 30 min. Unplugging my...
  4. T

    Solved! How to Connect Subwoofers AND Active Bookshelf Speakers to PC?

    Picture of subwoofer: View: I have been having trouble connecting my Edifier R1700BTs to an old subwoofer from my Logitech Z323s. I'm new to this kind of thing, but to my understanding the subwoofer is active because it has a power cable that I can plug into the...
  5. VanAkard

    Solved! Subwoofer Connecting Issue

    Have a polk magnifi sub from a sound bar sub kit. Has a “Sub input” but when i plug my receiver into it it keeps trying to pair it with the soundbar. Any way to hack it or advice on building a new sub? Really want to use this one as it sounds phenomenal but just can’t get the thing to work.
  6. H

    Solved! Realtek Subwoofer Not Working, Missing as "Audio Channels", Only 2 speaker "Stereo" Available

    The subwoofer is not being recognized by the system. There is a small electronic click when you plug it in or restart the PC. There is no other sign of the subwoofer except for a Realtek notification which tells me it's been plugged in or unplugged. Other than that notification, it doesn't seem...
  7. C

    Solved! Subwoofer to stereo speakers connection

    I recently purchased a Sony SA-W2500 active subwoofer, and I'm trying to connect it to a pair of Gateway 2000 ACS41 stereo speakers. The speakers have a subwoofer output port, but it's an auxiliary port which is not compatible with the RCA cable that the subwoofer came with. How can I connect my...
  8. lorenzoalinari

    Solved! Windows 10 stereo mix doesn't work anymore

    Hi everyone, I have a stereo+sub setup connected to my PC. I use the case front jack for the stereo speakers and I attach the line in of the sub amplifier (a TPA3116) to the mobo green output. Now, I have always used stereo mix to split the sound output and it has always worked fine. I know I...
  9. Sound guy

    Solved! Why when I connect my subwoofer Yamaha YST SW215 with my speakers to my external soundcard, all I get is a low bass sound with no speaker sound

    Hi guys and girls. My name is Jim and I have an audio system, amplifier NEC, two speakers and a subwoofer Yamaha YST SW215. First I connected my sub to my amp, the speakers to the sub and the amplifier to my external sound card on my pc. Due to the fact that the amp has a problem with the volume...
  10. shutupnabi

    Solved! Got a second hand samsung soundbar with no subwoofer

    The model number on it is HW-H450 and the subwoofer that was supposed to come with it is PS-WH450. I’m wondering if i can use a different sub instead, it’s really hard to find. What should i do.
  11. dopeeh

    Solved! How do I connect active speakers to an active speaker with no RCA output?

    Hey guys, I just stumbled upon a powered subwoofer from JVC. It's the SP-PW100 and I wanted to add it to my current setup of Presonus 3.5 monitors. These have an active left side with RCA input which has a speaker wire output for the right side. The subwoofer however has an RCA input but only...
  12. A

    Solved! Hooking up an active subwoofer to A/V receiver

    Hi there. Ive got this Yamaha 315 powered subwoofer and am trying to hook it up to Yamaha V385 A/V receiver. Yamaha user manual where it explains how to connect subwoofer to receiver reads as follows: "Some amplifiers have line output terminals labeled PRE OUT. When you connect the subwoofer to...
  13. S

    Solved! JBL gt-basspro12 no sound

    Hi. Im having issues with my 3 year old jbl gt-basspro 12 sub with amp thats mounted in the back of my car. The sub turns on, and even makes a subtle "thud" when its turning on, but im hearing/feeling no audio coming from it. On the back of the sub it says its on, and shows no issues when i...
  14. D

    Question Amp for klipsch r-100sw subwoofer

    My klipsch r-100sw subwoofer amp got burn due to a lightning. I am looking for a suitable plate amp or any kind of amp that goes with the speaker because I cannot afford a new one. I am from Sri Lanka and cannot find any agent for klipsch for parts also. That is why I am looking for a third...
  15. K

    Solved! Connecting Acitve Studio Monitor to Home Theater Sub

    Hey! I got a big question becasue it s hard to find any answears to it. I planing to buy active subwoofer for my Genelec 8020 2.0 speakers and with audio interface. My connection is the usual crossover, Audio interface to Sub, Sub to Monitor Speakers. I got 2 options , wich one is better ...
  16. A

    Solved! Audio set up

    Hey guys, basically whats happening, im trying to set up some subwoofers at home. Because i have 4x12 subwoofer which i got out of my old car and they just collecting dust. Im gonna make 2 separate boxes, so each box will accommodate 2 subs. Im about to use citronix plx3600 2 channel amp,1800rms...
  17. P

    Solved! I am wondering if I can run a sub out of my headphone amp, and if not, what my best second option is.

    Hello! I have a "FiiO E10K USB DAC and Headphone Amplifier" that I currently run my KRK Rokit 5s out of and it works great. But being a bass head, I need a subwoofer for desk use. I have been looking at the "Polk Audio PSW10". Would I be able to use the coax output on the DAC for the sub and...
  18. E

    Solved! Passive Subwoofer with Small Rear Speakers

    First time here. I've been swinging between hi-fi and lo-fi for many years. Still swinging. Setting up my first surround system, on the cheap, with 2 sets of legacy speakers and the rest used purchases. I just need an active subwoofer to complete. Along the way, I picked up an incidental...
  19. D

    Solved! Wireless BA Sub, needs to be wired!

    Hello. I acquired a BA TVee Sub I would like to add to my system. The issue being it has no other ins. I have the schematics, I have it apart. I would like to keep using it as a powered sub. My question: Could I remove the wireless module, and add my own streamer, then connect to my mac via...
  20. C

    Solved! Mount speakers to side of monitor

    So guys, I have just received my 2.1 speaker channel setup for better sound quality and bass but unfortunately, I don't have enough space for my height adjustable desk...
  21. C

    Subwoofer to C/Sub in motherboard not working

    I have an Infinity "Entra Sub subwoofer" to connect to my PC for some bass. I already have two speaker which is plugged into my Line Out port and my "Infinity Entra Sub" plugged into my C/Sub port with a 2 male RCA to 1 3.5mm audio adapter. I'd tried a few things. I went to Device Manager and...
  22. C

    Solved! Identifying what type of audio cable is this

    Hi guys, So I have an Infinity Entra 1 Subwoofer and speakers, but I'm going to use the subwoofer for my computer because I already got a speaker. Problem is, I can't tell what type of cable this is because I am looking for an adapter to connect from "whatever this is to a 3.5mm audio...
  23. C

    Solved! Wire to RCA for Subwoofer

    Hi guys, merry christmas everybody! So I have a very old subwoofer that my parents aren't using anymore until they decided to switch to a soundbar and new subwoofer that pairs with the soundbar for their Bravia 4k flatscreen TV a couple of years ago. The old subwoofer I have is an Infinity...
  24. G

    Solved! How do I wire two polk t50/sony subwoofer/amp to my PC details below

    Currently have two: The sub: receiver...
  25. W

    Solved! Not working sub in music and movies.

    Hi, I have pioneer sc-lx78 and paired it up with jamo home cinema set. The sub is jamo d8sub. The problem is that the sub works only in the demo or mcaccpro. When I play movies or music it just sits there in standby. I have searched hours in the settings and found nothing. Please help.
  26. R

    Can I connect Harman Kardon Soundsticks II to my PC without the subwoofer?

    Let me start by saying I am a complete noob when it comes to anything audio-tech. I have the Harman Kardon soundsticks II. The power button for this system is located on the subwoofer. The two satellite speakers, and the PC, connect to the subwoofer. My problem is that the power button on the...
  27. S

    Subwoofer buzzing sound

    There is buzzing sound coming from the subwoofer in my home theater system.power and control are in the subwoofer .all the speaker are fine only buzzing sound from subwoofer.i installed a new speaker and still no change increases with the sound .low volume low buzz high volume high...
  28. phi303

    Subwoofer: nothing plugged in, has this permanent humming

    So I came home to my sub making this humming noise. I unplugged everything and the sub continues to hum. It does get a little louder as I adjust the knob but only after a certain threshold. Not entirely sure what's going on here, quite possibly there was a surge when I was at home (that's what...
  29. J

    How to Connect a Soundbar with a Subwoofer

    Hi, i bought a soundbar. this soundbar only has a usb/aux/line in jacks. The bass is not to my liking and would like to enhance it with a subwoofer. However im not familiar with how to connect with a subwoofer. Can you give some ideas?
  30. P

    Powered subwoofer not playing

    I recently bought a Fender PDP Powered Subwoofer, and I cannot get it to play from my Pioneer VSX-D409. I’ve tried everything I can think of, and I cannot get it to play through it. All of my other speakers do. The subwoofer works–as I’ve played music directly and solely through it. Can someone...
  31. S

    Need to know (Logitech Z906)

    Hello everyone.. My question is about something different . Yesterday a cockroach entered into my bass speaker.. I'm not sure about this... But is it gong to any problem for me ???? :( :( Sorry for bad Englinsh
  32. T

    Edifier R1280T squeaky sound

    I purchased a set of Edifier R1280T speakers. Everything is ok except one thing. The left subwoofer in some frequences provides a squeaky like noise which sometimes is really annoying. I though the subwoofer might be blown but when I put my finger on it and push it slightly this squeaky sound...
  33. A

    Pioneer S-W110S not working, connector not working correct

    I have a Pioneer s-W110S that stopped working when a litlle conector started to wobble. i tried to fix it by soldering it to it but it didn't work yet. if i try to wiggle the connector it will sometimes give a bass tone but nothing more than a single tone. The input is audio cable and the output...
  34. M

    Have I setup Speakers and Subwoofer correctly?

    Hi all, I'm currently using a pair of Mackie CR5-bt monitors with a KRK 10S2 Active subwoofer. They are hooked up to my pc. This is where I want to know whether I setup my sound system in the best way possible. Currently I have the green audio line out on the PC connected to the subwoofer's...
  35. D

    Logitech z333 speakers not working

    I have bought the Logitech z333 just one week ago, but the speakers do not work. The subwoofer works fine, I have everything turned on and the volume turned up. Are the speakers just broken or is there something I could have missed?
  36. K

    How to connect Active Speakers and Actice Subwoofer to the PC?

    Hi all! I am having a PC with a sound blaster Z sound card, and an Edifier R2730 speaker. I would like to purchase an active subwoofer too to have a bit more bass. I thinking about the Jamo Sub 210. Will it be ok with the mentioned speaker? Furthermore how to connect it? Should I connect the...
  37. T

    I have a 5.1 sound system (3 speakers and subwoofer) only subwoofer work and 1 speaker :|

    Only 1 speaker and subwoofer work , an the speakears that do not work hear a buzz , what can i do ? is connected with jack( like that at the phone) and is LG DVD RECIVER model LH - T250SC I have windows 10
  38. Z

    Subwoofer issue on new Surround Receiver

    Hi everyone. I recently bought a new Yamaha RX-V383BL 5.1 Surround receiver to replace my old Kenwood that I've had forever. I decided to keep the old Kenwood speakers and subwoofer as they seemed compatible as the impedance of the speakers is correct and the subwoofer is self powered with a...
  39. P

    2.1 subwoofer not sounding correct

    I just got a used Cyber Acoustics CA3001 and the subwoofer is making almost like a lawnmower sound behind what should be bass. The way these speakers work is a single 3.5mm jack comes from the computer and is hard wired into the right speaker. A hard wired cord also connects the left and right...
  40. R

    Two yamaha soundbar to choose

    Hello I have option to buy yamaha yas-303 on a good price, but i can afford up to ydp-1600 And here's the catch: what would play better YAS-306 with external subwoofer YDP-1600 on it's own. Can't afford subwoffer to 1600 one. Where should i go to ?
  41. N

    Looking for speakers and a receiver to go with subwoofer

    I'd looking to buy a new sound system for music. I'd like to get 1 subwoofer, 2 speakers (hi-fi or a pro audio bookshelf speaker), and a receiver (just to plug it into my PC). I don't know very much about audio, so I came here to get help with choosing what to buy. I'd like to keep the total...
  42. F1reW4ll

    Subwoofer to pair with Mackier CR4BT's and HOW to do so?

    I have a pair of Mackie CR4BT Multimedia Monitors and I'd like to be able to feel the bass at lower volumes. I'm looking to spend less than $150 total and I'm wanting a subwoofer to pair with the Mackie CR4BT's creating a bassy 2.1 speaker system. For Subwoofers I've no idea what I'd like...
  43. C

    Powering an AMP with PSU

    Hello guys! I am planning to build a subwoofer for my room. I have PIONEER TS-W3003D4 subwoofer. SPECS: 600w nominal 2000w max 4 Ω Also i have PIONEER GM-D8601 APM. SPECS: 600w nominal 1600w max 4Ohm 24A I am looking for a PSU that can run my AMP. I am looking at CHIEFTEC ATX 2.3 A-135...
  44. Jonados

    Subwoofer won't work with Rocksmith 2014, but works completely fine in spotify etc.

    When i launch Rocksmith 2014 the subwoofer cuts out and only the two front speakers start working. I'm new to this kind of stuff so i don't know if it's the game or something i've configured wrong. As seen below i'm using 5.1 speaker setup since none of the others are working. I Have the...
  45. J

    are these speakers worth the upgrade and will they be much louder?

    hey i dont know much about speakers and this is probably a real dumb question but will these Logitech z623 speakers with a 130 W subwoofer and 2 x 35 W satellites , be much louder than these z333 that have 24w subwoofer and 2x 8w satellites, i dont know that wattage means power of sound, but if...
  46. aca94sss

    Amplifier barely produces bass signals after a lightning

    Hey guys! People who understand electronics should try to answer this, thanks. I've got 5.1 system hooked to a pc with AUX, Microlab A-6662. After a lightning that struck close to my house, I've noticed that my amplifier barely giving bass signals to a subwoofer (subwoofer itself is totally...
  47. T

    Klipsch R-12SW is making no sound??? Optical --> Insignia Soundbar --> LFE

    My roommate and I picked up a brand new Klipsch R12SW today to hook up to our living room xbox and soundbar but no matter what settings we adjust, we can't get the subwoofer to make any sound. Soundbar works fine, it is definitely playing the bass sounds through it's wimpy internal bass speaker...
  48. fohat01

    Adapt modern powered surround subwoofer to vintage stereo system?

    This is a theoretical question for now, pondering the feasibility of a project. I have 2 mid-level but fully functional "vintage" (1970s-1980s) stereo systems with receiver (or preamp/amp/tuner), turntable, and age-appropriate speakers. I have also recently acquired 2 self-powered subwoofers...
  49. M

    Combining c/sub and left/right sound output from PC in 5.1 setup

    I have the Klipsch Promedia 2.1 (non bluetooth), the Dayton Audio B652, and some miscellaneous stereo speakers that have a removable left channel (so I can use one speaker as a standalone center speaker). My question is, can I take the output for the other channel from the center speaker (it is...
  50. C

    Yamaha YST MS50 repair issues. Please help!

    I have a YST MS50 powered multimedia speakers that are now discontinued. In my attempt to have them working again, I purchased a 8pin din cable that i had lost. SO the setup is like this. Main power goes to the subwoofer. The 8pin din cable goes to a satellite speaker (R) where there's a...
  51. Ransome

    Creative Inspire T7900 7.1 Subwoofer stopped working !

    My Creative Subwoofer just suddenly stopped working one day. When running Windows's or Realtek's sound test - it won't produce any sound from the Sub, but the rest of the speakers are working.
  52. Racinglife12

    Help me choose a subwoofer

    Hello I am currently looking for a powerful subwoofer for in my room which will fit my JBL TR125's ( I know they're PA speakers but they sound absolutely stunning and I could get them cheap ) I came across a Skytec SWA 18(I've heard about Skytec being shit so you don't have to tell me that :na...
  53. Kestrel-7

    I have a project for you all: Humming Noise when Connecting Speakers to Subwoofer

    Here's the background: I received the GoGroove basspulse more than a year ago for Christmas. It comes with both a subwoofer and speakers. This was a pretty cool setup because the speakers just plugged directly into the subwoofer and then the subwoofer plugged into the wall. There was also a...
  54. Maq Drew

    Custom speakers and Brand's Subwoofer

    Guys, what happen if I combined Creative "Gigaworks S750 (7.1)" analog speakers with custom speakersc? le me more explain.... first I connect the S750's Subwoofer only with my sound card, then I connect (by RCA) the 7 different custom made High-Fi speakers into the S750's sub rather then S750's...
  55. A

    Building a subwoofer

    Hello, i'm planning to build my own subwoofer but I have a problem with a part of it. the subwoofer i'm planning to buy is Pyle PLPW8D 8-Inch 800 Watt. the problem is I do not know what amplifier plate does I need to buy, I have problem with the money, so I cant buy something like this...
  56. W

    Subwoofer has bass but no sound?

    I just moved to a new apartment and I have set up my subwoofer. For some reason it outputs bass but no sound. FYI It does not have a switch for turning off the satellite speakers. I tried using another subwoofer with the same satellites, connected to the same power outlet and using the same...
  57. RadeonMaster

    A stronger subwoofer?

    Hi guys, so I was thinking of upgrading my subwoofer but i don't know exactly which of these two is better? We have: "Magnat Stylus 7000 A" and This one which i don't know the full name...
  58. mglushed

    How to DIY budget subwoofer

    Hello, I'm looking for building my first budget subwoofer, I have no experience nor knowledge on this field, any help to get me started will be much appreciated! I plan to buy this driver: But I don't know if...
  59. R

    Subwoofer making rattling noise

    My subwoofer is making rattling noises when the volume is turned up at more than medium. If i put the subwoofer out the rattling noise stops. I checked for things inside. I found nothing. When i play some songs with high bass the rattling starts even when the bass it at minimum.
  60. mmaatt747

    Loud hum from subwoofer

    I purchased these Ceres C4.5Bt speakers: I connected a powered subwoofer to the Sub Out port on the back of these speakers.  But I get a REALLY loud hum from the sub.  I thought it might be...