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Hey guys im pretty confused and need some help. Ive been looking for a reciever for my house but none have a place for where I would connect the subwoofer so im confused. My budget is 200 i would like to go lower if possible. I have 2 bookshelf speakers and a passive 12" subwoofer.
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You need to find an amp for the subwoofer. A $200 receiver is not going to be able to drive a subwoofer by itself reliably anyway.
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Originally Posted by astrallite View Post

You need to find an amp for the subwoofer. A $200 receiver is not going to be able to drive a subwoofer by itself reliably anyway.

Or a 2.1 amp. There aren't any receivers that can power speakers AND a sub simultaneously.
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Hey guys im pretty confused and need some help. Ive been looking for a reciever for my house but none have a place for where I would connect the subwoofer so im confused. My budget is 200 i would like to go lower if possible. I have 2 bookshelf speakers and a passive 12" subwoofer.

Does your passive sub have speaker wire inputs and outputs? What sub are you using?
    
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Hey guys im pretty confused and need some help. Ive been looking for a reciever for my house but none have a place for where I would connect the subwoofer so im confused. My budget is 200 i would like to go lower if possible. I have 2 bookshelf speakers and a passive 12" subwoofer.

subwoofer model please so I can see if it has speaker wire terminal ins
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