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Is it possible to hook up two sub-woofers to a single system? Perhaps splicing two together or something to that effect?
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Are they powered? What type of connection? Without that info yes it is possible.
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If its not done right you will end up withj either 2 or 8 ohms instead of the 4 you want
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Legion Kreinak
Is it possible to hook up two sub-woofers to a single system? Perhaps splicing two together or something to that effect?
If there self powered, just run an RCA y-splitter to the source.
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problem is, your sound card has to have two ports for the sub .
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What are OHMs?

I was asking hypothetically. I love the sub I have now, but when I upgrade (inevitable, being an audiophile) I want to get tons of extra thump out of two subs, rather than one.

"Self-powered"? As in, plug into an outlet directly, not through the computer?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Legion Kreinak
What are OHMs?

I was asking hypothetically. I love the sub I have now, but when I upgrade (inevitable, being an audiophile) I want to get tons of extra thump out of two subs, rather than one.

"Self-powered"? As in, plug into an outlet directly, not through the computer?
self powered means it has an amp built into it and you have to plug it in. all the computer does is send a signal.

Ohm's are the load rating of specific drivers (speakers/subs) Most home audio drivers run at either 6 or 8 ohms. Car audio usually has a default rating of 4 ohms.
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