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Old 12-02-2012, 03:30 PM - Thread Starter
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I have a Outlaw Audio ICBM along with a Yamaha RX-A1000.

When we listen to DVD-A/CD/SACD I play through the multi-channel/ICBM.

However for some reason the RX-A does not pass the LFE channel out. If I move the sub from the RX-A to the LFE Out on the ICBM things area great.

But it needs to be in the RX-A for BD and regular TV.

Is it a problem to Y the outputs into a single sub?

I'd run one from the LFE channel on the RX-A and one from the ICBM.

Any reason not to do that?
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Is the "Recombine" switch on the back of the ICBM set to "off"?
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Do not combine two sources to one amplifier via a "Y" cable. Use some kind of source selector or manually swap cables.

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