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Old 16th October 2003, 09:53 PM   #1
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I have a pair of subs with 15'' drivers that normally operate in my Hi Fi system in stereo, driven by their dedicated stereo SS power amp.
From time to time I wish to use the subs for my Home Theatre system.
The sub output from the HT amp is mono and I wish to operate the subs in dual mono. Is it a simple matter of placing a Y piece in the cable between amps, so the HT mono signal is split into the two phono inputs of the subs amplifier?

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Old 17th October 2003, 02:04 PM   #2
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Depends on whether the sub out on your HT amp is speaker or line level - if line level, then your proposal is fine - if speaker level, you will need to attenuate it.

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Old 17th October 2003, 02:12 PM   #3
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Thanks that helps.
It is line level and works just fine into one channel.
What worried me is that the Y piece effectively shorts the two phono inputs to the stereo amp together. But as you say its OK I will proceed.
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