What is a subwoofer with direct mode

Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: The Pinhead likes this. Direct means that the speakers play what are meant to be sent to them, ie if your watching a 2 channel source, there's no subwoofer track, if you're watching a 5. Is there a better way to connect the Sub that would work in any mode?

what is a subwoofer with direct mode

In order for the method mentioned to work, the subwoofer has to be set to "off" because you aren't technically using the subwoofer as far as the receiver is concerned, you're just using left and right speaker taps from the receiver, going to the speaker taps on the sub, then from the sub out to the speakers. The result using either procedure is to shut off any bass management action by the sub itself, rather letting the AVR do the bass management prior to the signal getting to the sub.

How to set up a subwoofer

Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. Show Ignored Content. If you're still not satisfied with the sound try using the receiver's manual speaker setup. How to set up Google's two-step verification: If you have larger speakers with 4-inch or larger woofers , some placement experimentation may be useful; play a CD with lots of deep bass and keep repeating the track as you move the sub to all of the visually acceptable locations in your listening room.

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what is a subwoofer with direct mode

Discussion in ' Audio Hardware ' started by everton , Jun 2, 2016. If your AV receiver has an auto speaker setup program, run the complete setup routine with the calibration microphone that came with the receiver.

Signal from subwoofer out under pure direct?

AVS Forum Advertisement. It also is a tone-defeat, for which there is another button on the receiver.

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what is a subwoofer with direct mode

They always help. Q re marantz direct mode and a subwoofer. Thanks guys! You may have to try a few different recordings before you hear any difference, and it might help to turn up the sub's volume level for this test.