REL Acoustics Ltd. is a United Kingdom based manufacturer of high-end award winning sub-bass systems and subwoofers for use in two-channel and home theater systems for over 25 years. REL subwoofers are known for being the utmost in reliability, coupled with a natural sound quite uncommon in the category.
What is REL high level input?
The high-level, unbalanced, dual-channel (stereo) input is via a Neutrik® Speakon® connector which is connected to the power amplifier’s left and right channel speaker terminals. This has the advantage of ensuring that the REL receives exactly the same signal as the main speakers.
How do you hook up a REL subwoofer to a power amp?
Are REL subwoofers good? – Related Questions
Can an amp be too powerful for a subwoofer?
Amplifiers can be too powerful for speakers. Speakers are limited by the electrical energy that they can convert into audio. As a general rule, if the amplifier produces more electrical energy than the speakers can handle, it may cause distortion or clipping, but damage is unlikely.
How many amps do you need to power a subwoofer?
A subwoofer typically uses around 4-5 Amps and if it’s a stronger one it can go up to 10 amps. This all depends on the impedance (ohm value) and size.
How do you connect a passive subwoofer to a power amp?
To do so connect the passive subwoofer to the external amplifier and connect the AV receiver/amplifier to the input of the external amplifier. Here you should use the Subwoofer PRE OUT socket on the A/V receiver/amplifier and connect this to the input of the external amplifier.
How do you wire subwoofers to amplifier?
What wires connect from the subwoofer to the amp?
Connect the subwoofer RCA cables to the amplifier.
Connect the left channel on the subwoofer to the left channel on the amplifier and the right channel on the subwoofer to the right channel on the amplifier.
Do I connect subwoofer to positive or negative?
If you have an subwoofer enclosure, There will be positive and negative terminals. Black being negative while red is positive. Connect one side of negative speaker wire to the negative terminal on the sub box and the positive to the positive terminal.
Does it matter if subwoofer is on left or right?
Placing one subwoofer in the front left corner of your room and a matching sub in the front right corner will provide smoother, more consistent bass response as you move from seat to seat.
Should subwoofer be in front or behind?
Subwoofer placement in the front of the room is the most common and usually results in the best blending with the main speakers and center channel and minimizes localization effects. Bass is omni-directional.
Should subwoofer be vertical or horizontal?
Down-firing subwoofers can never be placed on their side. They are intended to use the floor to amplify the bass. Orienting them on their side will result in a disproportionate amount of bass being amplified through the air.
Where should you not put a subwoofer?
Try to keep the sub within 4 or 5 feet of the left or right front speakers. Which leads to my next bit of advice, don’t put the subwoofer in a corner. Granted, there are significant advantages to corner placement, mainly that in a corner the sub will produce more bass, with lower distortion.
How do you get a punchy bass on a subwoofer?
Do subs hit harder facing up or down?
Facing Upward – Towards The Trunk Hatch
Facing the subwoofer upward while in the trunk, gives you big bass without consuming a lot of space. This direction offers crisp sound with a slight advantage to high frequencies and treble, and won’t rattle loose parts in your vehicle as much.
Why do people flip their subs upside down?
Benefits of Inverted Subwoofer Installation
The most significant benefit of having your subwoofers installed such that the motor assembly and basket are visible is cooling. The heat generated in and around the voice coil and magnet can easily escape into the air in the vehicle.
How do I make my subs hit the hardest?
You can also make minor upgrades to your subwoofer to make it hit harder. Change the small cone in front of the subwoofer, change the voice coil or get a new enclosure for the subwoofer. If you don’t want to put much effort into it, just turn the volume to zero and play your track with medium bass.