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 I reset my Yamaha subwoofer?

Yamaha Receiver Reset

How do I get my Yamaha subwoofer to work?

Making the Connection

  1. Locate the Subwoofer Out jack on your sound bar.
  2. Locate the input on your subwoofer.
  3. Plug one end of the cable into the sound bar’s Subwoofer Out jack and the other end into the subwoofer’s Input jack.

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.

Why isn’t my sub working but my amp is?

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.

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.

Why did my subwoofer suddenly stop working?

If your subwoofer stopped working, there’s a good chance it was blown. To check, unplug the subwoofer and plug it back in. If it still doesn’t work, try switching the input from AUX to SUBWOOFER on the amp. If that doesn’t work, the subwoofer is probably blown and needs to be replaced.

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 do I manually pair my subwoofer?

How to manually connect the subwoofer to your 2018 Soundbar

How do I connect my subwoofer to my Yamaha receiver?

Subwoofer Connection

Connect RCA Cable Connect RCA cable  to subwoofer . Set subwoofer VOLUME control to half-way mark and POWER to OFF. Connect RCA cable to receiver from subwoofer. WARNING Components must not be plugged in while connecting them.

How can I tell if my subwoofer is working?

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

Does subwoofers have a fuse?

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

How do I test my subwoofer receiver output?

The receiver sub-woofer output is line level. So to test you could connect to a line level input (e.g., Aux) of a separate amplifier and listen through headphones or speakers that can handle low bass frequencies while playing something with low bass content through the receiver you are testing.

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.

Why does my amp turn on but no bass?

Step 1: Make sure that the amplifier is properly plugged in, and the power indicator is on. Step 2: Check if all the inputs to the amplifier are correct and tightly plugged in. Moreover, inspect the RAC cables if they are connected properly. Step 3: Every amplifier has certain voltage requirements.

How do you test a blown subwoofer?

Car Audio : How to Tell if a Car Subwoofer Is Blown

Can you reset a 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.

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.

What happens when a subwoofer is blown?

Two things can happen when a subwoofer blows. You are either left with no audio or play with a partially distorted sound. The former is an indicator of a fully blown sub and the latter is a sub that has only sustained partial damage.

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.

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.

Is it OK to leave subwoofer on all the time?

Yes you can leave your subwoofer on all the time as long as it has an auto standby feature. Subwoofers in standby last longer & use less power. Older subwoofers that don’t have this function should be turned off when not in use as electricity escapes in the form of heat, causing the amplifier to get hotter than normal.

What is the LFE input on a subwoofer?

The LFE channel is a mono signal and is already filtered before the signal is sent to the subwoofer. Almost all subwoofers will be equipped with an LFE mode. Most will be labelled with LFE next to one of the inputs, which in most cases is the left input.

How do you reset a Bluetooth subwoofer?

Bluetooth Reset

How do I connect my subwoofer to my receiver without LFE?

An easy way for how to connect a subwoofer to a receiver without a subwoofer output jack is to use a great subwoofer cable like RCA cables via RCA inputs. There will most likely be a preamp output on your stereo receiver even if it doesn’t have a subwoofer output.

How do I connect my subwoofer to my receiver?

1. Connect. 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 do I manually pair my subwoofer?

How to manually connect the subwoofer to your 2018 Soundbar

How do I test my subwoofer with a receiver?

The receiver sub-woofer output is line level. So to test you could connect to a line level input (e.g., Aux) of a separate amplifier and listen through headphones or speakers that can handle low bass frequencies while playing something with low bass content through the receiver you are testing.

Does the receiver power the 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.