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Old 02-22-2004, 05:46 PM   #1
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I have been trying to connect a MTX amp to drive a sub on my 2000 SSEi BOSE system. I haven't had any luck in getting a pre-amp signal out of the head unit, so I temporarily just connected the high-level sub amp input to my rear speakers. The subwoofer sound isn't as good as I hoped, but it'* better than what I had.

Since this setup amplifies an already-amplified signal (coming from the BOSE amp), is there any danger of cooking my sub amp?
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umm it could be bad for the amp if it does not have high level inputs but there is a converter that takes line level and lowers it to a useable level for ur amp. u can use a line level converter if it does not support high level. also it will sound bad if it does not support high level and you run high level.
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My amp does have high level inputs, but I'm not sure how high a level they were intended to handle. I didn't know that there was a converter that could step-down the power from the speakers. That might solve the problem...if I even have one.

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it will act the same as preouts, because it'* converting them back. But you loose quality because of the two conversions.
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