IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
1. READ these instructions.
2. KEEP these instructions.
3. HEED all warnings.
4. FOLLOW all instructions.
5. DO NOT use this apparatus near water.
6. CLEAN ONLY with dry cloth.
7. DO NOT block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance
with the manufacturer's instructions.
8. DO NOT install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat
registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that
9. DO NOT defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding
type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than
the other.A grounding type plug has two blades and a third
grounding prong. The wider blade or the third prong are provided
for your safety. If the provided plug does not fit into your outlet,
consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
10. PROTECT the power cord from being walked on or pinched,
particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point
where they exit from the apparatus.
11. ONLY USE attachments/accessories specified by the
12. USE only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified
by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus.When a cart is
used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus
combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
13. UNPLUG this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused
for long periods of time.
14. REFER all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is
required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way,
such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been
spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus
has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate
normally, or has been dropped.
15. Do not expose this apparatus to dripping or splashing and
ensure that no objects filled with liquides, such as vases, are
placed on the apparatus.
16. To completely disconnect this apparatus from teh AC Mains,
disconnect the power supply cord plug from the AC receptacle.
17. The mains plug of the power supply cord shall remain readily
This symbol indicates that there are important
operating and maintenance instructions in the
literature accompanying this unit.
This symbol indicates that dangerous voltage
constituting a risk of electric shock is present within
WARNING:To reduce the risk of fire or electrical shock, do not
expose this apparatus to rain or moisture.
WARNING: Voltages in this equipment are hazardous to life.
No user-serviceable parts inside. Refer all servicing to qualified
CAUTION: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the
manufacturer could void the user’s authority to operate this device.
ABOUT YOUR KLIPSCH PURCHASE
Thank you for your purchase of a Klipsch subwoofer amplifier.
After reading this manual and connecting your system, you will
hear the results of over 60 years of stringent engineering and
class-leading research and development. Again, thank you for
choosing Klipsch and we hope that your subwoofer amplifier
brings life to your music and movies for many years.
The easiest way to remove the amplifier from its carton is to turn
the open end of the box down so that it is resting on a table or
the floor, with the flaps spread out and away.Then pull the box
straight up and off. Remove any packing material from the
amplifier, place it back in the carton, and store in case you ever
need to ship the amplifier.
FRONT PANEL CONTROLS
1. Lowpass Crossover
The Lowpass Crossover control allows you to select the proper
frequency at which your subwoofer system blends with your
main speakers. It is adjustable from 40-120Hz. You should set
this control to the approximate low-frequency limit of your main
left and right speakers.
2. Level Control
The Level control is the volume setting for the amplifier. It is used
in conjunction with the subwoofer output level control on your
preamplifier or receiver. It is used to adjust the overall output
level of your subwoofer system.
RSA-500 SUBWOOFER AMPLIFIER