Why am I not getting sound from my subwoofer?

Ensure the subwoofer has not been muted. Increase the volume level on the subwoofer. Ensure the speaker settings on the stereo system or TV have been configured properly to use the subwoofer.

Why is my active subwoofer not working?

The most common cause of a subwoofer not working is the wiring or the connections of the subwoofer with the rest of the sound system. Leaks, breakage, twists, corrosion, loose connections and incorrect wiring are all quite common and can create problems with the subwoofer even if the amp has power.

Why is my subwoofer not working with my receiver?

Common Issues

Solution: Check to see where the subwoofer is plugged into on the back of the receiver. It needs to be plugged into a dedicated subwoofer, or “sub out”, channel. It’s possible it may be plugged into an RCA port that is not sending any audio or low frequency content.

How do you fix a subwoofer that won’t turn on?

Perform a quick test on the wires to check that they work. 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 reset my subwoofer?

Press and hold the Power button while pressing the Input button and the VOL- button (at the same time). When RESET appears on the front panel display, release the buttons. Unplug the power cord for 30 seconds. Plug in the power cord and turn on the soundbar.

Why is there no bass coming from my subwoofer?

Most of the time, a subwoofer system isn’t powerful enough to play at high volumes and produce good bass response. If this is the case, you can get an amplifier or add more speakers and wiring to your setup.

How can I tell if my subwoofer fuse is blown?

Test the sound at a low volume to listen for whether your sub has been blown. If it is distorted, you have a partially blown subwoofer, and if there is no sound at all, it is completely blown.

How do I activate my subwoofer?

If you are using your subwoofer with a home theater receiver, the connection is simple: Just run an audio interconnect cable like this one from the receiver’s subwoofer output to the subwoofer’s line input (pictured above). If the subwoofer has an input labeled LFE, use that one.

How can I tell if my subwoofer is blown?

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How do I manually pair my subwoofer?

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How do you test a subwoofer to see if it works?

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Where is the fuse in a subwoofer?

REL Sub Bass Systems have a AC mains fuse located in the IEC receptacle where the power cord is plugged in.

Does subwoofer have fuse?

If you have a DB12 subwoofer that is not turning on or has no power, you may need to replace the fuse.

Do subwoofers have internal fuses?

Subs do have fuses.

Why isn’t my subwoofer working with my soundbar?

Unplug both the sound bar and the subwoofer. Then reconnect the power cord to both devices, and try again. Try a speaker test. This test will play audio through each channel of your sound bar including the subwoofer.

What happens to a subwoofer when it blows?

Subwoofers are most commonly blown by supplying too much signal to the car audio amplifier. Too much signal results in a “clipping” which is when audio signals voltages reach amplifier’s power supply voltages. The result is a “clipped” signal and this can damage the amplifier and subwoofer.

Can you fix a blown out subwoofer?

Yes, you can fix a blown subwoofer especially when it is partially blown sub damaged cone. However, a damaged voice coil will be difficult to replace. Depending on the extent of the problem, the best solution is to purchase a new subwoofer.

How do I know if my subwoofer is active or passive?

So what is the difference between a passive and active subwoofer? Passive subwoofers require an additional power source like a receiver or amplifier. Active subwoofers include a built-in amplifier and power source and only need to receive an audio source.

Should I be able to hear subwoofer?

Ideally, you should never be able to hear the bass coming from the sub; it should appear to come from the speakers. Try to keep the sub within a few feet of small left front or right front speakers.

How long does it take for subwoofer to warm up?

If you aren’t able to free-air your woofers, you’ll need to break them in with 40-48 hours of playtime installed in the enclosure.

What is the lifespan of a subwoofer?

The lifespan of a subwoofer can range from around 5-14 years. If it’s properly maintained and not abused, the average person should be able to get 10+ years out of their subwoofer.

How do I activate my subwoofer?

If you are using your subwoofer with a home theater receiver, the connection is simple: Just run an audio interconnect cable like this one from the receiver’s subwoofer output to the subwoofer’s line input (pictured above). If the subwoofer has an input labeled LFE, use that one.

Should I hear sound from my subwoofer?

Ideally, you should never be able to hear the bass coming from the sub; it should appear to come from the speakers. Try to keep the sub within a few feet of small left front or right front speakers.

Why is my amp turning on but no sound?

Possible causes include: The speaker is completely blown. The output transformer is open or otherwise faulty. The speaker jack is not wired correctly.

How do you test a subwoofer to see if it works?

How To Test A Subwoofer To See If It Works A Quick Test