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    Hooking up subwoofer to laptop, will it work?

    Is there any way I could hook up a subwoofer to my laptop for music? I was thikning of putting a 19ov.2 in my room. thanks







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    Re: Hooking up subwoofer to laptop, will it work?

    no

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    Re: Hooking up subwoofer to laptop, will it work?

    bs i do it everyday....




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    Re: Hooking up subwoofer to laptop, will it work?

    yes

    get a an adapter for your headphones jack, 3.5 to rca's and run it into a plate amp
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    like most of us get an adapter and run it into a receiver with sub out, hook some speakers to the receiver run the sub out of the receiver to a plate amp



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    Re: Hooking up subwoofer to laptop, will it work?

    holy **** thats tight Im gonna do that



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    Re: Hooking up subwoofer to laptop, will it work?

    look around ebay for a plate amp, I found a klh with a blown sub, got it for like $40, of course pulled the plate amp out and trashed the rest. $40 175w plate amp



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    Re: Hooking up subwoofer to laptop, will it work?

    if you only run a 3.5mm->rca to your sub, then where are the mids and highs gonna come from?




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    Re: Hooking up subwoofer to laptop, will it work?

    most plate amps have built in crossovers, it runs full range, plate amps have built in crossovers



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    Re: Hooking up subwoofer to laptop, will it work?

    Don't listen to these fools. Just take a headphone wire, splice it, and attach the spliced ends to your voice coils.

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    Actually, on second thought, pick up a cheap receiver for your mids/highs and a plate amp for the subwoofer. Then get a headphone jack to RCA adapter for the receiver. That's essentially what I'm doing right now.



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    Re: Hooking up subwoofer to laptop, will it work?

    Quote Originally Posted by Scoobydoo View Post
    if you only run a 3.5mm->rca to your sub, then where are the mids and highs gonna come from?
    the 3/4'' laptop speakers... them sh!tz r lowd.



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    Re: Hooking up subwoofer to laptop, will it work?

    Quote Originally Posted by ultimate157 View Post
    the 3/4'' laptop speakers... them sh!tz r lowd.
    true, but once you hook into the headphone jack the laptop speakers will be turned off




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    Re: Hooking up subwoofer to laptop, will it work?

    I am running a headphone jack to RCA input on my receiver (which powers my main r/l) and then using the the subout for signal to my powered sub.......



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    Re: Hooking up subwoofer to laptop, will it work?

    take a look at some of the Toshiba laptops, some of them have a built in subwoofer, i **** you not. i think its like 1.5" tho. they must be hittin 140dbeeez with it atleast



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    Re: Hooking up subwoofer to laptop, will it work?

    Quote Originally Posted by Scoobydoo View Post
    true, but once you hook into the headphone jack the laptop speakers will be turned off
    I forgot about that haha


    Even for a while I was using a Aiwa mini stereo (even had tape decks) it was like 50x2 and had a sub out for my plate amp. Worked and was free.



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