What is the recommended setup procedure for multiple subwoofers with your system? The subwoofer is hooked up to the receiver with a single interconnect cable. Editor’s note: We reached out to the head of engineering at AxiomAudio.com to learn how to get the best bass response from any subwoofer. Sumit: Several Revel subwoofers now offer RoomEQ capability. It’s the most challenging aspect of home audio because the resonances in a room tend to stress certain bass frequencies and strangle others. A typical setup for a system with two (stereo) satellites and a single subwoofer might look something like this, with the satellites placed as described in part one and a single subwoofer in teal, placed in the corner. What follows is a four-part series accompanied by a video in each section if you’d rather watch than read. Subwoofer setup, tips and tricks. If the subwoofer has two sets of spring clips (for speaker in and speaker out), then it means that other speakers connect to the subwoofer, which then connects to the receiver to pass along the audio signal. Subwoofers: 4, 2, or 1? Placing a sub in a corner will tend to excite many of the strongest room modes. Kevin: The “DIY” process is to set the processor’s sub delay to zero, and then to set the delays in each subwoofer, based upon their distance to the primary listening position. Stereo receivers, pre-amps, and integrated amplifiers rarely have subwoofer output jacks or offer bass-management options. Brent Butterworth | Feb 28, 2011 I can tell you in one paragraph how to set up a pair of small speakers, but I could write a book about setting up subwoofers. While the crawl can work for basic subwoofer setup, use of a microphone and a software measurement program in place of your ears will provide even better results.