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Old 15th March 2003, 11:30 PM   #1
mcyates is offline mcyates  United Kingdom
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Default Sub Out vs Front Speaker Wires

At the moment my Front Speaker wires:

LF +
LF -
RF +
RF -

are being used for my subwoofer.

Will the sound of the subwoofer increase in quality if i used the sub out on the back of my head unit?
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Old 16th March 2003, 12:16 AM   #2
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I assume that you are using front speaker wires and they go to your subwoofer amp via speaker level input?

Using subwoofer preout will let you fade front/back w/o affecting the subwoofer volume. Your headunit might have a dedicated subwoofer volume control and also a crossover and/or eq.
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Old 17th March 2003, 06:00 AM   #3
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It will also eliminate noise caused by your deck's amplifier. Low level inputs are always preferred to high (speaker) level inputs as well.
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