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Sony SA-W303 Operating Instructions Manual

Speakers/stands: active super woofer
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3-862-214-11 (1)
Super Woofer
Operating Instructions
© 1998 by Sony Corporation



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  • Page 1 3-862-214-11 (1) Active Super Woofer Operating Instructions SA-W305/W303 © 1998 by Sony Corporation...
  • Page 2 Owner’s Record The model number and serial numbers are located at the rear. Record these numbers in the spaces provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. SA-W305/W303 Serial No. CAUTION...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Welcome! Thank you for purchasing the Sony Active Super Woofer. Before operating this woofer, please read this manual thoroughly and retain it for future reference. ABLE OF CONTENTS Getting Started Unpacking 4 Installation 4 Hooking Up the System 5 Basic Operations...
  • Page 4: Getting Started

    Getting Started Getting Started Unpacking Check that you received the following items: • Audio connecting cord (1) • Speaker cord (2) Installation Since the human ear cannot detect the direction and position where the bass sound being reproduced by a woofer (below 150 Hz) comes from, you can install the woofer wherever you like in your room.
  • Page 5: Hooking Up The System

    Hooking Up the System Overview Use the LINE IN jack or the SPEAKER IN terminals of the woofer when you connect the amplifier. • If your amplifier has one of the following types of output jacks, connect the LINE IN jack and the amplifier's jack using the supplied audio connecting cord.
  • Page 6: Connecting To An Amplifier

    Getting Started Connecting to an amplifier with a single set of speaker terminals If your amplifier is equipped with a single set of speaker terminals, connect the woofer to the amplifier, and then connect the front speakers to the woofer. What cords will I need? Speaker cord (supplied) (1 for each speaker) Twist the stripped ends of the cord about...
  • Page 7: Connecting To Amplifier With Special Jack

    Connecting to an amplifier with a special jack for a super woofer If your amplifier has a special jack for a super woofer (like a MONO OUT jack, MIX OUT jack, SUB WOOFER jack or SUPER WOOFER jack), connect the LINE IN jack of the woofer to one of those jacks.
  • Page 8: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations Basic Operations Listening to the Sound Note Never set the amplifier’s tone control (BASS, TREBLE, etc.) or the equalizer output to a high level or input sinewaves of 20 Hz to 50 Hz recorded on a commercially- available test disc or special sound (bass sound of electronic musical instrument, pop noise of analog disc turntable, sound with...
  • Page 9: Adjusting The Sound

    Adjusting the Sound You can adjust the sound of the woofer to suit the sound of your front speakers. Reinforcing the bass sound gives you a greater sense of atmosphere. Note If the sound distorts when you turn on the bass reinforcement from your amplifier (such as, DBFB, GROOVE, the graphic equalizer, etc.), turn off the bass...
  • Page 10: Additional Information

    If you experience any of the following difficulties while using the woofer, use this troubleshooting guide to help you remedy the problem. Should any problem persist, consult your nearest Sony dealer. There’s no sound. / Check that this woofer and components are connected correctly and securely.
  • Page 11: Specifications

    Specifications Audio power specifications POWER OUTPUT AND TOTAL HARMONIC DISTORTION: With 6 ohms loads, from 20 – 150 Hz; rated 60 watts (SA-W305)/50 watts (SA-W303) per channel minimum RMS power, with no more than 0.8 % total harmonic distortion from 250 milliwatts to rated output. System Type Active Super Woofer (magnetically shielded...
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