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Can the Sony SA-W2500 Subwoofer be connected to VIZIO S3820w-C0 soundbar which has a Sub Out (RCA) port??

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Sony Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer

Experience some awesome surround sound with the Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer. It is designed to offer a complete audio excellence for a modern home theater system. You will appreciate the quality of the high input lines and 10" Mica reinforced cellular woofer within the Sony powered subwoofer. Movie buffs will enjoy the incorporation of Motion Feedback technology. It can distinguish modern sounds within BluRay and pick up audio that would normally be missed when not listening with a powered subwoofer for home use. A fuller and deeper thrilling bass sound adds ambiance to the movie-watching experience, letting you enjoy the magic of sound from the comfort of your home. The Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer is equipped with an automatic power-save setting that can help you save on power bills. The technology helps to reduce distortion while providing high fidelity. The Sony powered subwoofer offers quality sound.
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Questions & Answers for Sony Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer

Question

Is the surround on the speaker rubber, foam or nylon?

asked 1 year, 11 months ago
By
Tony
on Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer
3 answers
Answers
answer 1
The main part around the speaker is wood or simulated wood, the back is plastic and the speaker cover is a type of plastic.
answered 7 months ago
By
Willard7audiophile
answer 2
The screen is not removable, can't tell.
answered 10 months ago
By
stvnkrn
answer 3
The SA-W2500 has a 9-7/8" long-throw, mica-reinforced woofer for deep, accurate bass. The Woofer is composed of Paper and four Self-adhesive rubber foot pads.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
SonyListens
Question

What type of connection is it, RCA jack?

Is there one RCA jack for connection?
asked 4 years, 10 months ago
By
garypga
on Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer
9 answers
Answers
answer 1
Both RCA and regular speaker (possitive/negative) connections available.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
Logk
 - Lancaster, ky
answer 2
Yes, 1 RCA jack.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
maytagman1997
 - Cape Coral, FL
answer 3
yes
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
georgeoj
 - stuart, fl
answer 4
it has inputs for rca or speaker input
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
KnowWhatImLookingFor
 - Hayward, Calif.
answer 5
The sub connection is an RCA Jack.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
caustin
 - oregon coast
answer 6
yes
answered 4 years ago
By
bw1234
 - NJ
answer 7
Yes.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
By
texshop
 - Texas
answer 8
yes
answered 4 years, 3 months ago
By
Squirrelbate
 - Sioux Falls, SD
answer 9
YEP, ONE RCA. Line level input. And, if your a gluton for punishment, it also has connections to go right to speaker.
answered 4 years, 9 months ago
By
TwoBears
Question

How many rca connections does this sub have that plug into a receiver? I just need to know because I only have ONE pre out. Do need a splitter?

asked 3 years, 9 months ago
By
Russ12897
on Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer
7 answers
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answer 1
No, it only has one RCA input. RCA cables are already split possitive and negative.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
Logk
 - Lancaster, ky
answer 2
This woofer has the one rca plug for connecting to a system, but it also has the left - right clips for connecting, which is one of the reasons I bought it. See my review of the product, which should go online in a few days after they review it.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
GetTheKnow
 - Dallas, TX
answer 3
Just one line in, but it does have speaker connections.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
maytagman1997
 - Cape Coral, FL
answer 4
one rca input or you can hook it in line with your speaker outs
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
georgeoj
 - stuart, fl
answer 5
one. no splitter needed.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
KnowWhatImLookingFor
 - Hayward, Calif.
answer 6
no
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Spazmo
 - Tulsa,OK.
answer 7
Thank you for your post.
As per the technical drawing, the SA-W2500 has one line in, one left speaker in and out, and one right speaker in and out.
Please visit our eSupport site for additional information.
http://esupport.sony.com/US/perl/model-documents.pl?mdl=SAW2500
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
SonyListens
Question

Will this hook up to a surround sound receiver?

My husband bought a Pioneer surround sound that already had a subwoofer. During our recent move, the subwoofer was damaged and now we are running a surround sound without the subwoofer. He's hinted for Christmas that he wants to replace the subwoofer. I am just not familiar with electronics but want to surprise him. I am wondering if this subwoofer would hook up to his receiver?? I am not sure if they hook up with RCA jacks or not. I know the subwoofer and his receiver have a line in, but I'm just wanting to make sure this would hook up to his existing surround sound. Any help is greatly appreciated!!!!!
asked 3 years, 11 months ago
By
littlemissy215
 - Monroe UT
on Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer
7 answers
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answer 1
If you already had a subwoofer for your system, you need to determine if it was a powered speaker or not. If it was powered, then this product will work. If it was not powered, then you would want to look for a non-powered subwoofer that would save you some considerable money.
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
Logk
 - Lancaster, ky
answer 2
It has the one rca for hookup, but also has the left - right clips, which is why I chose this one. Be aware that if your husband is a real audiophile - i.e. high quality sound, this woofer my disappoint. Please see my review which should go online in a few days after they review it.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
GetTheKnow
 - Dallas, TX
answer 3
As long as the Pioneer system has a mono out jack, mix out jack, subwoofer jack or super woofer jack, it'll work.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
maytagman1997
 - Cape Coral, FL
answer 4
yes the subwoofer can hook up with either the speaker outs or an rca jack
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
georgeoj
 - stuart, fl
answer 5
yes that is how i hooked it up, via single rca jack
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
KnowWhatImLookingFor
 - Hayward, Calif.
answer 6
This subwoofer connects to receivers that have Subwoofer line out connections (RCA). It will not work with amplifiers that are made to work with passive subwoofers.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
SonyListens
answer 7
yes it will as long as there is an RCA sub woofer output available on your Pioneer. Just connect it to the Sony and you should be good to go.
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
caustin
 - oregon coast
Question

how long is the rca cable that comes with the subwoofer

asked 4 years, 2 months ago
By
uncleduck
 - MONROE, MI.
on Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer
6 answers
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answer 1
6' very thin audio cable is included. I purchased a "better" Belkin cable with the subwoofer and it sounds a whole lot better!
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
maytagman1997
 - Cape Coral, FL
answer 2
6ft6in
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
georgeoj
 - stuart, fl
answer 3
about 3 feet.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
KnowWhatImLookingFor
 - Hayward, Calif.
answer 4
about six feet
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Spazmo
 - Tulsa,OK.
answer 5
six foot - kind of wimpy so I got a 12 foot subwoofer cable from monoprice.com for like 5 bucks.
answered 4 years ago
By
bw1234
 - NJ
answer 6
The cord is 6 ft. long.
answered 4 years, 1 month ago
By
texshop
 - Texas
Question

Is this subwoofer internally (internal amp) powered and does it have rca connections that will plug into my sub pre out on the back of my receiver?

asked 3 years, 9 months ago
By
Russ12897
on Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer
6 answers
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answer 1
Yes to both. I have the same set up and it works great!
answered 3 years, 5 months ago
By
Logk
 - Lancaster, ky
answer 2
It's a powered 120v subwoofer w/ 1 line in connection. As long as your device has a subwoofer jack, super woofer jack, mono out jack or mix out jack, it'll work. It also has "wired" speaker connections.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
maytagman1997
 - Cape Coral, FL
answer 3
yes
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
georgeoj
 - stuart, fl
answer 4
this sub has no power connections. it is driven by the rca or speaker connection.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
KnowWhatImLookingFor
 - Hayward, Calif.
answer 5
yes
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
Spazmo
 - Tulsa,OK.
answer 6
Yes, it's internally powered - it's internal amp is rated at 100 watts and it has both speaker and line level Inputs, so it will work fine with your sub pre out on your receiver.
answered 3 years, 9 months ago
By
SonyListens
Question

I have a sound bar with a sub out output. can i plug this sub woofer in through the sound bar?

asked 3 years, 1 month ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer
6 answers
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answer 1
yes
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
ProTheatreAudioTechnician
answer 2
absolutely
answered 1 year ago
By
jamdebris
answer 3
I would check the user manual, but it sounds like that would work.
answered 2 years ago
By
KnowWhatImLookingFor
 - Hayward, Calif.
answer 4
YES!!!
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
Lairdo
 - Marion, OH
answer 5
Yes just plug and play
answered 2 years, 11 months ago
By
Shep04
 - Perris, Ca
answer 6
Yes, if there's a sub out RCA jack on the sound bar it should work fine - a standard subwoofer output is a line level connection.
answered 3 years, 1 month ago
By
SonyListens
Question

can i connect to regular reciever inputs ???

asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
an anonymous customer
on Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer
6 answers
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answer 1
this is a sub woofer so your amp should have sub outputs to run it
answered 1 year ago
By
jamdebris
answer 2
It connects to a mono RCA line out on the receiver.
answered 1 year, 6 months ago
By
FreedomFighter777
answer 3
Yes!!!!!!!
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
By
PJM2
answer 4
I would not do that, you need a receiver with a separate input jack for a subwoofer.
answered 2 years ago
By
KnowWhatImLookingFor
 - Hayward, Calif.
answer 5
Yes, but use a mono input/output. That's the easiest and quickest way.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
Lairdo
 - Marion, OH
answer 6
As well as a standard subwoofer line connection, the Sony SA-W2500 also has standard speaker in/out connections so you can loop through a regular amplifier's speaker output.
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
SonyListens
Question

Will this work with my Vizio sound bar? I have the sound bar that did not come with a sub, looking for bass w/o buying new sound bar w/ sub

asked 2 years, 8 months ago
By
fullmetal30
on Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
I paired it with a Vizio VSB-207 and it works great. Very simple setup. Does take a bit of doing to get the two balanced correctly.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
Remno
answer 2
Yes but u have to go online to learn how to disable the woofer that came with the soundbar
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
By
lizabwth
answer 3
Only if the sound bar or the TV has an input jack for a subwoofer.
answered 2 years ago
By
KnowWhatImLookingFor
 - Hayward, Calif.
answer 4
Yes! That's exactly what I did. Works like a charm.
answered 2 years, 6 months ago
By
Lairdo
 - Marion, OH
answer 5
Works excellent with Vizio Soundbar. I have one I connected the sub and it works great. Excellent in smaller rooms.
answered 2 years, 7 months ago
By
Shep04
 - Perris, Ca
answer 6
The Sony SA-W2500 subwoofer has speaker loop-through and a line input. How you connect the sound bar along with the sub is dependent on what inputs and outputs are on the soundbar or the TV/receiver you are connecting them to. See the install guide for details:

http://www.docs.sony.com/release/SAW2500.pdf
answered 2 years, 8 months ago
By
SonyListens
Question

connecting the subwoofer

I have a Magnavox MRD 200, whose subwoofer needs to be replaced (I can't find a repair shop nearby and Magnavox can't help me). My question regards the connecting cable on this Sony subwoofer, so I can make sure this one will connect properly to the Magnavox receiver. Fyi, the cable currently used is a THX I100DCX Digital Coax Interconnect Cable. So, please confirm this Sony subwoofer will connect properly. Thanks!
asked 7 months ago
By
dinak
on Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Had to look up your specified cable, but it looks exactly like the end of the cable that's included in the box with the sub woofer... I'm sure your cable was much more $$$ than the included one!
answered 1 month, 1 week ago
By
GroundConrtoll
answer 2
If your Magnavox does not have a subwoofer jack that will match the Sony Subwoofer there are instructions on hooking it to your speaker wires. Bill
answered 2 months ago
By
Bill8
answer 3
This subwoofer connects with a standard RCA type connector.
answered 2 months, 2 weeks ago
By
ProTheatreAudioTechnician
answer 4
Yup.
answered 3 months ago
By
CC95
answer 5
receiver must support LFE,takes 1 RCA cable
answered 4 months, 2 weeks ago
By
camarodude
answer 6
This speaker does not have a digital coaxial input for you to connect your receiver to.
answered 7 months ago
By
SonyListens
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