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Sony Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer

The Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer is an ideal addition that you can install to your Home Theatre Speaker system. This Sony Speaker System provides a fuller and deeper thrilling bass sound, 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 subwoofer has a customized sound setting and you can easily choose your preferences.
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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, 9 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 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Willard7audiophile
answer 2
The screen is not removable, can't tell.
answered 8 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, 9 months ago
By
SonyListens
Question

What type of connection is it, RCA jack?

Is there one RCA jack for connection?
asked 4 years, 8 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, 3 months ago
By
Logk
 - Lancaster, ky
answer 2
Yes, 1 RCA jack.
answered 3 years, 4 months ago
By
maytagman1997
 - Cape Coral, FL
answer 3
yes
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
georgeoj
 - stuart, fl
answer 4
it has inputs for rca or speaker input
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
KnowWhatImLookingFor
 - Hayward, Calif.
answer 5
The sub connection is an RCA Jack.
answered 3 years, 8 months ago
By
caustin
 - oregon coast
answer 6
yes
answered 3 years, 10 months ago
By
bw1234
 - NJ
answer 7
Yes.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
texshop
 - Texas
answer 8
yes
answered 4 years, 1 month 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, 7 months ago
By
TwoBears
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, 9 months ago
By
littlemissy215
 - Monroe UT
on Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer
7 answers
Answers
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, 3 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, 4 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, 4 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, 6 months ago
By
georgeoj
 - stuart, fl
answer 5
yes that is how i hooked it up, via single rca jack
answered 3 years, 6 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, 7 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, 8 months ago
By
caustin
 - oregon coast
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, 7 months ago
By
Russ12897
on Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer
7 answers
Answers
answer 1
No, it only has one RCA input. RCA cables are already split possitive and negative.
answered 3 years, 3 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, 4 months ago
By
GetTheKnow
 - Dallas, TX
answer 3
Just one line in, but it does have speaker connections.
answered 3 years, 4 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, 6 months ago
By
georgeoj
 - stuart, fl
answer 5
one. no splitter needed.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
KnowWhatImLookingFor
 - Hayward, Calif.
answer 6
no
answered 3 years, 6 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, 7 months ago
By
SonyListens
Question

can i connect to regular reciever inputs ???

asked 2 years, 6 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 10 months ago
By
jamdebris
answer 2
It connects to a mono RCA line out on the receiver.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
FreedomFighter777
answer 3
Yes!!!!!!!
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
PJM2
answer 4
I would not do that, you need a receiver with a separate input jack for a subwoofer.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
KnowWhatImLookingFor
 - Hayward, Calif.
answer 5
Yes, but use a mono input/output. That's the easiest and quickest way.
answered 2 years, 4 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, 6 months ago
By
SonyListens
Question

What kind of inputs does it have ex. RCA, 1/4 input, xlr, and can it be used for recording studio

asked 1 year, 5 months ago
By
Johnny
on Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer
6 answers
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answer 1
rca only
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Smith458647546585555
answer 2
RCA jacks, you could get an adapter at Radio Shack to fit 1/4"or XLR ect.
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Willard7audiophile
answer 3
it would be a great addition to a studio system. the unit uses line level thru rca in or speaker level thru spade terminals
answered 10 months ago
By
jamdebris
answer 4
It has a mono RCA style line in and two input and output clip slots for speaker wires.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
By
FreedomFighter777
answer 5
It has a single RCA input which threw me at first but you hook it up with only the left RCA plug as bass is mono. No XLR input, not sure on studio use
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
HappyThumper
answer 6
The Sony SAW2500 Subwoofer has LINE IN and Speaker IN Jack only. This Subwoofer has to be connected to an Amplifier for Audio.
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
By
SonyListens
Question

So it has a rca jack that plugs in rear of speaker

asked 1 year, 3 months ago
By
K-Man
on Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
yes
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Smith458647546585555
answer 2
Yes they are RCA jacks on the rear of the speaker most of the receivers have a RCA jack out for subs also.
answered 5 months, 2 weeks ago
By
Willard7audiophile
answer 3
this sub is versatile... it can take a line signal from your amp using the rca jack of the sub or it will accept speaker level from your amp using the spade terminals on the sub. the rca jack is for utilizing the power amp of the sub. the spade terminals are for using your receiver power amp.
answered 10 months ago
By
jamdebris
answer 4
it has both an rca plug and speaker wire "in" connections.
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
brunettesrock
answer 5
Yes works well
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
By
Shep04
answer 6
There's no RCA ports on the back of the subwoofer, the only input is the line in or the speaker in terminals, for more information you may refer to the "Hooking Up the System" section on the operating intsructions manual using the link below.

http://docs.sony.com/release/SAW2500.pdf
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
By
SonyListens
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, 7 months ago
By
Russ12897
on Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer
6 answers
Answers
answer 1
Yes to both. I have the same set up and it works great!
answered 3 years, 3 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, 4 months ago
By
maytagman1997
 - Cape Coral, FL
answer 3
yes
answered 3 years, 6 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, 6 months ago
By
KnowWhatImLookingFor
 - Hayward, Calif.
answer 5
yes
answered 3 years, 6 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, 7 months ago
By
SonyListens
Question

how long is the rca cable that comes with the subwoofer

asked 4 years ago
By
uncleduck
 - MONROE, MI.
on Sony SA-W2500 10" Powered Subwoofer
6 answers
Answers
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, 4 months ago
By
maytagman1997
 - Cape Coral, FL
answer 2
6ft6in
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
georgeoj
 - stuart, fl
answer 3
about 3 feet.
answered 3 years, 6 months ago
By
KnowWhatImLookingFor
 - Hayward, Calif.
answer 4
about six feet
answered 3 years, 6 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 3 years, 10 months ago
By
bw1234
 - NJ
answer 6
The cord is 6 ft. long.
answered 3 years, 11 months ago
By
texshop
 - Texas
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, 6 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, 7 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, 7 months ago
By
lizabwth
answer 3
Only if the sound bar or the TV has an input jack for a subwoofer.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
By
KnowWhatImLookingFor
 - Hayward, Calif.
answer 4
Yes! That's exactly what I did. Works like a charm.
answered 2 years, 4 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, 5 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, 6 months ago
By
SonyListens
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