Anyone have Parts Express 250W plate amp?

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  1. johnson

    johnson New Member

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    Is there a way to connect some speakers to the amp and have it play at the same time as the woofer? Source is from a laptop so ive only got a audio jack to rca adapter.
     
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    I've got that amp. Are you talking about connecting computer speakers, or a pair of speakers with a seperate amplifier.
     
  3. johnson

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    Connecting regular speakers using speaker wires, no seperate amplifier.
     
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    Then you'll want to use the binding posts on the front of the amplifier. Run speaker wire from your receiver's outputs to the binding posts labled inputs on the PE amp. Then, run speaker wire from the PE amp's binding posts labeled output to the speakers.
     
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    Then what's the point if I need to have a receiver? A co-worker wanted to see the box I built and I was gonna bring it up here on Friday but didnt want to bring the receiver.
     
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    veonake OnT poster, OT lurker

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    The plate amp only accepts speaker level inputs?
     
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    I think I was confused on what you were saying.

    You are saying you want to bring the plate amp to work, and hook a subwoofer driver up to it, as well as a fullrange loudspeaker, right?

    If so, then that wont work because the plate amp has a non-defeatable low pass filter, so both the fullrange loudspeaker and the subwoofer driver would be playing bass only.

    You can still hook the subwoofer up though, just run a cable from the soundcard's output to the RCA line level inputs on the plate amp.
     
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    Thanks for the replies. Thats what ive been doing...hooking up the woofer with the line in from my laptop.
     
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    Yeah, sorry it took so long for me to figure out what you were saying.

    My reading comprehension seems to be off a bit this evening :o
     
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    I just suck at explaining things. :o
     

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