How do I connect my Sony home theater to my amplifier?
Connect a Coaxial Digital Cable, Optical Digital Cable, or Audio cable to the Audio Output jack on your TV. Connect the other end of the cable to the corresponding jacks on the A/V receiver or home theater system. Depending on your device, the audio input may be labeled TV INPUT or VIDEO INPUT.
Can I use receiver as preamp?
Connect an old stereo receiver with standard cables for use as a preamp. Modern audio-video receivers are equipped with jacks with which to connect preamplified devices such as CD players and tape decks. An old stereo receiver can be used as a preamp with standard stereo cables and two tape-deck connections.
Can you install an amp without RCA jacks?
Don’t worry as you can still install an amp without using RCA cables. You just have to make sure that the factory radio can accept speaker-level inputs or line-level connections. The RMS power of the amp should be less than or very close to the factory speaker. Otherwise, it will damage the running speakers.
How do I connect my subwoofer to my stereo amp?
A subwoofer with speaker-level inputs is especially easy to connect to your older amplifier or receiver! To do so, just connect to the speaker outputs on the source unit using speaker wire and then to the matching inputs on the subwoofer. You can even power speakers from the amp or receiver at the same time.
What is the best sound setting for home theater?
You may choose any level you wish to calibrate the speakers to: 70, 75 and 80 dB are popular levels to use. Whatever you choose, adjust each speaker’s test tone so that it pushes the meter’s needle to the same decibel level.