How do you hook up a subwoofer to an amp in a car?
- Turn the amplifier and the subwoofer so the backs are facing you.
- Locate the plug on your amplifier that is labeled Sub Out, LFE (low frequency effects) Out or Line Out [source: KEF].
- Connect the cable that was included with the subwoofer to the amplifier’s terminal.
What is the best way to hookup a subwoofer?
The optimal connection for a standard powered subwoofer is to use the RCA (Phono) “sub” or “woofer” line out found on home theater receivers and pre-amps. Some subwoofers offer “High Level inputs” (speaker wire connections) for use with a receiver or pre-amp without a sub RCA connection.
Can I put a subwoofer in my car without an amp?
Do You Need An Amplifier for Your Subwoofer? In nearly all cases, the answer is yes. Unless you have a system in your car or boat that is already powering a subwoofer, you’ll need to find an amplifier that will power your sub.