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#399191 - 12/10/13 03:04 PM Re: 8ohm receiver to 4ohm questions [Re: alan]
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Thx a lot maybe ill try running a crossover ,great info to know

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#399192 - 12/10/13 05:29 PM Re: 8ohm receiver to 4ohm questions [Re: jimmydj]
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Instead of a crossover, get an amp. That's really how home systems are designed to run. The receiver powers the 5 or 7 channels of speakers, but the subwoofer is fed a line-level signal, and is expected to have its own dedicated amp.
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#399193 - 12/10/13 06:01 PM Re: 8ohm receiver to 4ohm questions [Re: jimmydj]
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I'm really worried that you're going to end up frying your receiver by cobbling all this together.

If you REALLY want to make the sub driver and enclosure "work" with a home theater receiver, your best approach - by far - is to use a separate, dedicated subwoofer amplifier that would be connected to your receiver with an RCA cable.

Parts Express has all kinds of stuff.
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#399194 - 12/10/13 07:12 PM Re: 8ohm receiver to 4ohm questions [Re: jimmydj]
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ditto what Tom said
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#399197 - 12/11/13 11:28 AM Re: 8ohm receiver to 4ohm questions [Re: jimmydj]
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Yeah I'm probably gonna gobdown that road Amd I.need new speakers anyway

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