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My sub will be arriving today and I am little confused about the type of wire should be used.

As of suggestion, I want to use EQ out from the from front of the Marantz PM550 DC AMP to go into the Sub's RCA in. As you know EQ is stereo. where as sub will be a single RCA.

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1. Lead from 6.33 stereo jack EQ out from the AMP to the SUB in (RCA) should I join the terminals in the 6.33 stereo jack to make them mono so that both channels combined arrive at the sub's end?

2. I believe a coaxial (TV areal) type of cable will be used (not like normal Audio cables) Can you please confirm this? Van any audio wire used?


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If your sub has only one RCA input, I do not think you can do this as simply as you think. Combining the L/R signals from the output jack is very likely to shunt these and give you only mono from your main speakers. I suggest that you get 2 items:
1. A cable with a 6.33mm stereo plug on one end and a pair of independent RCA plugs/jacks on the other.
2. A Y-cable that incorporates a resistive-network to mix the two channels without shorting them.
Better safe than sorry.
 

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Hi

I have just received my SB-12.

Yes you are correct . There are L and R RCA in puts. So my question then

1. A cable with a 6.33mm stereo plug on one end and a pair of independent RCA plugs/jacks on the other like you said.

but what type of wire do I use? Some say it needs to be or better to have coaxial (TV areal ) type cable. If that's so then I will need two separate leads running but problem is I cannot fit two coaxial leads into a single point 6.33mm stereo plug. No room for it in the plug.

What should I do?
 

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Hi

I have just received my SB-12.

Yes you are correct . There are L and R RCA in puts. So my question then

1. A cable with a 6.33mm stereo plug on one end and a pair of independent RCA plugs/jacks on the other like you said.

but what type of wire do I use? Some say it needs to be or better to have coaxial (TV areal ) type cable. If that's so then I will need two separate leads running but problem is I cannot fit two coaxial leads into a single point 6.33mm stereo plug. No room for it in the plug.

What should I do?
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Cool .

So it does not need to be (as some suggested) coaxial (TV areal ) type cable. It can be any good quality (L&R) audio lead.. Is that correct?
 

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Cool .

So it does not need to be (as some suggested) coaxial (TV areal ) type cable. It can be any good quality (L&R) audio lead.. Is that correct?
There are no special cable requirements for sub connections.
 

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There is depending on which type of connections you have don't you?

For example for Low level it's the RCA (audio leads) , Hi level (SPK leads)

Anyway I have managed to connected to my EQ out to low level in using RCA and audio leads. Seems working fine.

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There is depending on which type of connections you have don't you?

For example for Low level it's the RCA (audio leads) , Hi level (SPK leads)
Yup and nothing special about either.
 
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