TV/VCR/Stereo Troubleshooting/subwoofers

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Mono out on denon
Mono out on denon  
My denon rcd-m33 has a mono output, the manual only mentions it once saying "MONO OUT terminal (SUB WOOFER)•Connector jack for subwoofer with built-in amplifier (super woofer), etc." I am wondering if I can connect a subwoofer to this and If I will get sound out of it no matter which setting I'm using like tape, aux or cd and if this would work would I use a powerless subwoofer or would I need to have an amp connected to the denon and then to a powerless subwoofer.

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Yes, there is always audio signal out from that mono output. But, the electrical level is "low level" audio and is suitable to drive an amplifier but not a loudspeaker.

Therefore, if you connect a subwoofer you must either use a sub with internal amplifier built in or you can use an external amplifier with an added subwoofer as you have outlined in your comments.

Hope this helps.  

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