When to Use a Passive Subwoofer?

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You can use a passive subwoofer if you need a separate amplifier for your bass, or if your surround system's receiver has a built in amplifier dedicated to the bass channel. The use of passive subwoofers is not very common in home theater systems
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If you plan to use this amp only for the sub then that's ok, but I would just use one channel and leave the other unused. You really don't want to connect a passive sub in parallel
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