What cable is used to connect a subwoofer?
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.
Is a subwoofer cable just an RCA cable?
you can use a standard RCA cable, but a subwoofer cable is suggested as it has more shield in it and provides more clarity and resolution. a subwoofer cable comes with a standard RCA connector but is thicker than the standard RCA cable.
What should I look for in a subwoofer cable?
When choosing a subwoofer cable, be sure to look at the cable thickness, a distinguishable end color, wire diameter (AWG), and the type of metal used for the wiring. The best subwoofer cables will use copper wiring and have a strong inverse relationship between the thickness of the wiring and the cable overall.
Is a subwoofer cable A special cable?
Subwoofers do not require any specific form of audio cabling. The specific type of cable needed to connect a subwoofer to an audio system will depend on the audio input jacks built onto the subwoofer itself.
Can I use a single RCA cable for subwoofer?
Any single, standard RCA or subwoofer cable should do just fine. However, if the sub is exhibiting a hum with the RCA/sub cable plugged into it, then maybe try using a “shielded” subwoofer cable. One end of the subwoofer/RCA cable will be plugged into the Subwoofer Output on the back of your receiver.
Can I use component cable for subwoofer?
I bought some nice component cables specifically for my 2 subwoofers and buttkicker amp. Cheaper in most cases. They work perfectly.
Is there a difference in subwoofer cable?
Do expensive subwoofer cables make a difference?
While as a rule of thumb, you’ll find your choice of cables make little or no difference in the performance of your AV or sound system (presuming they are well made and of proper gauge for the application, and shielded when needed).
How do you wire a Yamaha subwoofer?
Making the Connection
- Locate the Subwoofer Out jack on your sound bar.
- Locate the input on your subwoofer.
- Plug one end of the cable into the sound bar’s Subwoofer Out jack and the other end into the subwoofer’s Input jack.
Where do I plug my subwoofer into my receiver?
The preferred method of connecting a subwoofer is through the subwoofer output (labeled SUB OUT or SUBWOOFER) of a receiver using an LFE (Low-Frequency Effects) cable. Almost all home theater receivers and processors and some stereo receivers have this type of subwoofer output.
Can I use a component cable for subwoofer?
Will work just fine. They’re probably ideal, actually. They’re simply 75ohm cables.