PSW10 connection to powered sub output

Is there a way to connect the PSW10 to a line that is already amplified? During renos I found myself looking for a spot for my beloved Polk speaker system. The only system I can use them on now is a lightly powered all in one LG blue ray & surround sound combination unit. The unit has a powered output to a small subwoofer. I have tried to connect this unit splicing a "y" connector running into the rca's. Everything works great for a minute or two then both the psw and the amp will shut down.

I have tried the turning the low pass all the way up with no luck.

If anyone has any ideas I would welcome them.


  • KennethSwaugerKennethSwauger Moderator Posts: 7,514
    You'll have to use the speaker level inputs on the subwoofer not the line level. Just insert the bare wires into the speaker inputs on the sub as you would if you were connecting another pair of speakers.
    "True knowledge exits in knowing that you know nothing", Socrates
  • pearsonified1pearsonified1 Posts: 2
    edited October 2020
    Thanks for your help. So just hook up the powered sub out to either the right or left speaker input? Should I splice and run it to both the left and right or does it matter?
  • KennethSwaugerKennethSwauger Moderator Posts: 7,514
    You're welcome. No, don't splice the channels together, just the single powered sub connection will be fine to either the right or left speaker level input. You should be fine.
    "True knowledge exits in knowing that you know nothing", Socrates
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