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post #1 of 14
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Ok well my moms friend gave me some kick ass stereo equipment all is well but when i put in the center piece (which has 5 speakers in the box) hurts just about all sounds and BASS!!! aggg anyways when i take it out the sub shakes the whole freaking house, any ideas?
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post #2 of 14
Do you have any info on what hardware you're dealing with? Also, what's your specific issue? You want less bass? Please describe it better.
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post #3 of 14
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ok, JVC reciver cambridge soundworks and no not less bass but thats what i get when the center peice is in it sucks up all the sound
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post #4 of 14
hmmm... lemme guess.... amplifier power shortage?
or...
did u connect the speakers correctly?
any pic?
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no camera, and i dont have an amp just the 370watt Reciver
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post #6 of 14
That is an amp. The amplifier is built into the receiver. If you have it hooked up to the output of your soundcard it is probably 2.1 sound (stereo sound) .. Make sure when you hook up the center speaker the amp isnt running in 5.1 or 7.1. Now if you are using a digital output from your sound card to the amp thats another story and should just be the settings on the amp itself.
    
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post #7 of 14
Are you talking about the center speaker?
we could do with some CLEAR information to help!
EDIT: maybe you need to set the volume for each channel?(Not the main volume knob)should be on the remote somewhere
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post #8 of 14
Did I not just say the center speaker in my above post? I do not know how much clearer it can get than that. Maybe you should find some websites on audio and read up a bit.
    
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post #9 of 14
So you have 5 speakers. Center, Front Left, Front Right, Rear Left, and Rear Right?

Or do you have a stand alone sub as well?

I am guessing that your receiver is detecting the center channel and setting the level lower for bass output on all channels other than the sub channel. If their was a sub plugged in your bass would come from the sub.

My current bedroom setup has a cheap kenwood amp that I am using with a center channel and a left and right channel. The left and right are 3 way speakers that have a 12 inch woofers on them. I had to set up my receiver to use the center channel. Then I had to set the left and right channels to full range or else I lost all the bass. You should look up your receiver online and download the manual and search the manual for speaker setup. Or just follow the full setup section so that you are sure that everything is set up correctly.

My setup is using the Digital Toslink cable out of my PS2 for audio.
    
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post #10 of 14
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i never lost the manual and i cant control the outputs

only thing for the center piece is "soft,flat,sharp" and the sub is not stand alone it acts a powerful speaker, so its like this
reciver-sub-speaker so thats how its acting and i have 7.1 channels aka two front speakers and so yeah its set on 7.1channels, wich means my mind is totally blank, oh wait thats not all I got 2 subs that have the same setup from reciver to the speaker and gave one to my freind, could that be it?
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