Sunfire True Subwoofer Super Junior User Manual

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  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions 1. Read Instructions -– All the safety and operation instructions should be read before the Sunfire Component is operated. 2. Retain Instructions — The safety and operating instructions should be kept for future reference. 3. Heed Warnings — All warnings on the Component and in these operating instructions should be followed.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Specifications ... 16 Troubleshooting guide ... 17 Limited warranty ... 19 Service assistance ... 19 To find out more about this and other Sunfire products, please visit our website: User's Manual This apparatus does not exceed the Class A/Class B (whichever is applicable) limits...

  • Page 4: Introduction, Features, Unpacking, Care

    Introduction Dear Friend: Thank you for purchasing my Sunfire True Subwoofer Super Junior. I hope you enjoy it and the music it makes as much as I have enjoyed creating it for you. The big breakthrough features of the subwoofer are its uncanny tracking downconverter and its long throw, high back-electromotive force driver.

  • Page 5: Overview

    Overview Your Sunfire Subwoofer is designed to give you the best possible low-frequency sound quality for your home theater experience. It incorporates a tremen- dously powerful built-in amplifier and a pair of drivers to produce tight, floor- rumbling bass down to 22 Hz, that you can feel as well as hear.

  • Page 6: Control Panel Features

    Control Panel Features 1. Bass Level This control lets you match the output level of the subwoofer to the level of your satellite/main speakers. The subwoofer output will increase as this control is rotated clockwise. When you have just installed your system, turn this down first before turning on your subwoofer.

  • Page 7

    Never use a fuse with a larger current rating than 4 amps. 8. IEC Linecord socket The Sunfire Subwoofer comes with a detachable linecord which connects here. Connect the linecord to the subwoofer before connecting the other end to an 120 Volt, 60 Hz AC outlet.

  • Page 8: Installation

    To prevent fire or shock, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture. If fluid or a foreign object should enter the unit, immediately turn off the power and contact your Sunfire Dealer. • Avoid excessive exposure to extreme cold or dust.

  • Page 9: Connections

    Connections Please consider the following when setting up your new system : • Before making or changing any connections, ALWAYS make sure that the subwoofer is unplugged from the wall and your other components are turned OFF. Also turn down the volume control of the subwoofer and your preamplifier or receiver.

  • Page 10: Location

    Location Your Sunfire Subwoofer is designed to be placed in a corner and this will produce optimum performance. Experiment with at least two corners and then decide which is the best. #1 is very good positioning. #2 is also excellent but may shake the...

  • Page 11: System Configurations

    System Configurations The following pages show some typical connections that you might make in your installation. They show how the inputs and outputs of the Sunfire Subwoofer are connected to your preamplifier or receiver. Connections to a preamplifier’s subwoofer output...

  • Page 12

    “Top Gun”, for example, has loads of L-R bass information. If this is not preserved, the bass in these scenes sounds anemic. The Sunfire Subwoofer utilizes differential gain on the left and right inputs to retain both the L+R and L-R information.

  • Page 13

    Using the line level high-pass outputs If you are using a preamplifier which does not have a sub/LFE output, you can send its left and right front output into the subwoofer’s Line Level inputs and then connect the subwoofer’s High-Pass outputs to the inputs of your amplifier.

  • Page 14

    Using the speaker level inputs If you are using a receiver which does not have a subwoofer output or line level outputs (pre- outs), you can connect its speaker outputs to the subwoofer’s Speaker-Level inputs. The front speakers can still be connected to your receiver.

  • Page 15: Adjusting The Controls

    Adjusting the controls There are two main methods for adjusting the level, crossover frequency and phase of the Sunfire Subwoofer to match a system: • Bob Carver’s preferred method: By listening and making the adjustments to suit your taste. •...

  • Page 16: Specifications

    1200 W peak, time limited basis Output levels: Greater than 108 dB peak SPL (includes room gain) from 25 Hz to 90 A typical Sunfire subwoofer can be expected to ‘best’ its specified minimum peak SPL by several decibels. Input sensitivity for full output:...

  • Page 17: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting The Sunfire Subwoofer is expertly designed and built to provide years of trouble-free performance. Most problems that occur can usually be solved by checking your setup or making sure that the components connected to the amplifier are on and fully operational.

  • Page 18

    Adding any component such as a subwoofer to an existing system will often give rise to a hum which wasn’t there before. Your first thought may be that the subwoofer has a problem, but this is more than likely caused by a “ground-loop”...

  • Page 19: Limited Warranty, Service Assistance

    Please do not ship Parcel Post. NOTE: Before sending in your unit for repair, you must call Sunfire for return authorization. Include a complete description of the problem, indicating how you have it...

  • Page 20

    Manual part number 913-017-00 Rev B...

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