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5.1, use receiver or subwoofer bass management

jonathan-s, modified 13 Years ago.

5.1, use receiver or subwoofer bass management

Youngling Posts: 22 Join Date: 5/2/09 Recent Posts

I'm going install an 8020+7050 5.1 system at a friend's place, and i'm thinking about if i should use the bass management in the sub or in the receiver, ie connect the 8020's directly to the receiver and set them as "small" or whatever, then connect the sub to LFE.

Which way is the best to go?
ilkka-rissanen, modified 13 Years ago.

Re: 5.1, use receiver or subwoofer bass management

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

Naturally we recommend to use the bass management found in the subwoofer. That way you can be certain that the very important and critical crossover region is being handled correctly. You may be able to end up with similar result by using AV receivers bass manager but usually it will require much more work and possibly additional acoustical measurements.

Remember to enable #2 dip on the 8020s.