To connect a subwoofer to a receiver without a subwoofer output. I’ll show you some obvious options to help you connect a subwoofer to your receiver.
How to connect Subwoofer To Receiver With No Subwoofer Output
There are two best ways to connect the receiver to the subwoofer if the subwoofer output is not available on the receiver.
Connecting Subwoofer To Receiver Without Subwoofer Output Using RCA or Converter output
Receivers without a subwoofer output usually have a preamp output, which you can use to connect the subwoofer to the receiver.
The preamp output is usually located on the back of the receiver.
However, if your receiver has only one RCA input, you can use the “Y-Adapter”.
You can directly plug a male end into the subwoofer input and two female ends with a male RCA coming from the receiver.
You can also use a line out (LOC) converter to convert the output.
Likewise, you can get converters (LOC) that range in price from $15-$30.
Use speaker wires to connect the subwoofer to the receiver
The next way, you can connect the subwoofer to the receiver using a speaker cable. You need to plug the speaker wire into the subwoofer terminal.
Next, you need to connect the speaker wires, you need to connect the front left, right and front left terminals of your receiver.
Most speakers available in the market are equipped with speaker level facilities. However, you need to check before purchasing the speaker you want.
Note: You can also modify lower pitch sound. You can connect your subwoofer to your home theater receiver, and you will have a great sound experience.