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One look at the back of a subwoofer amplifier and your first thought might very well be “Yikes! What did I sign up for?” But relax – while each knob, gizmo and switch does have its own job, it’s easy to understand what they do once you hear an expert explain it to you. Listen as Andrew Welker, Axiom Design Engineer, explains the Axiom subwoofer amplifier settings.
Andrew Welker: I’m going to talk a little bit about the controls and the functions that are available on the backs of our subwoofers. Log in
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Today, Axiom Engineer Andrew Welker discusses how to hook up dual (or multiple) subwoofers. We often recommend that customers who are looking for a smooth, even bass response at every point in their home theater room look at adding a second (or more) subwoofers to the room. What this does is even out any peaks or nulls in the room that can occur at seats other than your own.
Andrew: Today we’re going to look at how to wire up multiple subwoofers. We are big advocates of having more than one subwoofer in your system because it really smooths out the low frequency bass response in the room. Even two subwoofers can do a much better job giving you nice linear bass. Log in
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Continuing in our series of videos about subwoofer setup, Axiom Engineer Andrew Welker gives us an idea of what you need to know about subwoofer connections. It can be confusing – XLR, Line Level, RCA . . . what’s the right one to use?
Andrew Welker: Today we’re going to talk a little bit about connecting a subwoofer to a receiver. Connecting a subwoofer is not very difficult, particularly as most home theater receivers now have dedicated Subwoofer Outputs on them. The first thing that I want to mention is that before you make any connections it’s a good idea to make sure that the power is off to the receiver and the subwoofer. You’re not necessarily going to damage anything, but it can cause some startling bangs and noises if things are not right. Log in
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There’s something so exciting about unboxing a new home theater system. You can almost smell the popcorn in the air . . . but once you’ve got everything in your room and you have the front speakers, center channel, and surround speakers in their designated space, you’re left with the one speaker whose placement isn’t immediately obvious.
Andrew Welker, Axiom design engineer, has a beginning guide to subwoofer setup in the video below. Log in
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