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8010A + 7040A Connection question.

sonotrigger, modified 5 Years ago.

8010A + 7040A Connection question.

Youngling Posts: 2 Join Date: 2/23/16 Recent Posts
Hi guys,

I own a 8010A pair and I am planning to add a 7040A to the "family" to increase the low range.

I am curious about the connections, as I think the 7040A doesn't have any "bypass" or "deactivation" switch (some subs have a plug for a footswitch controller to activate/deactivate it) ... So I guess if I connect my main out to the 7040A and then the 8010A pair through it using the sub outputs, I will always need to have the sub powered and sounding, to get sound into the monitors right ?

If so ...

As I have a monitor control (Presonus CentralStation) which allows me to have two outputs simultaneously, could I send one of the outputs to the 8010A and the other to the 7040A so I can decide whether the sub use or not, or should the 8010A get the signal always through the 7040A outs to apply any kind of crossover/balancing process ?

Thanks for your help, can't wait to get the whole system working together.
ilkka-rissanen, modified 5 Years ago.

Re: 8010A + 7040A Connection question.

Yoda Posts: 2564 Join Date: 3/23/09 Recent Posts

The signal needs to go through the subwoofer because that is where the bass management (crossover filtering) is done. Why would you want to bypass/deactivate the subwoofer? You need to connect the input/output cables together in order to bypass the subwoofer.
sonotrigger, modified 5 Years ago.

Re: 8010A + 7040A Connection question.

Youngling Posts: 2 Join Date: 2/23/16 Recent Posts
Cool , thanks that solves my doubt.