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Old 27th August 2009, 04:54 PM   #1
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Default How to hook up a Passive Sub??

I have a Denon 4800 Receiver with two LFE outs. I bought a Behringer amp with 1/4 and XLR inputs. How do i get the sub out to the inputs?

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Old 27th August 2009, 06:48 PM   #2
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Forgot to mention that I think I can use RCA to 1/4" jacks but will I get a ground loop hum? If so how would I deal with it?
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Old 27th August 2009, 10:30 PM   #3
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RCA-1/4" should be fine.
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Old 28th August 2009, 01:39 PM   #4
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RCA-1/4" should be fine.
Will I get ground loop hum and if so what do I do?
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Old 29th August 2009, 07:20 AM   #5
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Unlikely. I've used RCA to 1/4" and RCA to XLR with a few different "pro" amps in my home system and never had hum problems. Neutrik makes nice XLR and 1/4" plugs that don't cost arms and legs, if you want to make up your own cables. The amp manual may have diagrams of suitable cable wiring.
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Old 31st August 2009, 01:31 AM   #6
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I had some hum issues hooking up my EP2500. Give the "off the shelf" adapters a shot. If you have hum issues, you may need to customize a couple of cables. Go here for more information:

http://www.rane.com/note110.html
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Have any of you ever used a product like this to get a better match between pro gear and home audio gear?
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Old 3rd September 2009, 02:49 AM   #8
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I have 1/4" to RCA adapters on my EQ, no hum issues there.
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