Technical Description and Operating Instructions

Technical Description and
Operating Instructions
Passive subwoofer
US 2108/0 SW
General notes and information
Proper use
Original packaging
Only use the unit as described in these operating instructions.
Any other use will be deemed as not in accordance with the
instructions and may lead to damage of property or even persons. The manufacturer accepts no liability for damage caused
by use not in accordance with the instructions. The product is
intended for private use.
If you wish to exercise your eight-week right of return, we ask
that you be absolutely sure to hold onto the packaging. We can
only accept the return of a unit WITH THE ORIGINAL PACKAGING. Empty boxes are not available!
Before operating the speakers please read the safety
notes and operating instructions carefully. This is the
only way to use all functions safely and reliably. Keep
the operating instructions safe and pass them on to anyone
who may own the unit after you.
In case of a complaint we implicitly need your invoice number
and the serial or lot number for processing. The serial number
can be found on the back side of the device.
Many thanks for your support!
The information in this document may change without prior
notice and in no way constitutes any liability on the part of
Lautsprecher Teufel GmbH. No part of these instructions may
be reproduced in any form or be broadcasted in any way electronically, mechanically, by photocopy or recording without the
written permission of Lautsprecher Teufel GmbH.
For questions, suggestions or any other issues please contact
our customer service department:
Lautsprecher Teufel GmbH
Gewerbehof Buelowbogen
Buelowstrasse 66
10783 Berlin (Germany)
Phone 00800 - 200 300 40 (toll-free)
Fax: +49 (0)30 / 300 930 930
Product contents and technical data
Product contents
1 Subwoofer US 2108/0 SW
4–8 Ω
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Height including feet
280 x 465 x 280 mm
500 mm
11.5 kg
Technical changes reserved!
You can find further technical data on our website.
Check that all items have been delivered and that
nothing is damaged. If you find damage, do not operate the device; instead contact our service departThis product complies with the directives of the
Council of the European Community 2004/108/EC
and 2006/95/EC.
Safety notes
Caution icons
You will find the following caution icons in these instructions:
High risk! Failure to observe the warning may result
in severe personal injury or death.
Moderate risk! Failure to observe the warning may
result in property damage.
Minor risk! Points which should be observed when
handling the unit.
Danger to hearing!
Extended listening at high volumes may lead to
hearing loss.
• To avoid damage to health, avoid extended listening at
high volumes.
• When the volume is set high, always keep a certain distance from the unit and never place your ear directly on
the speaker.
• Particularly when the subwoofer has been set to maximum
volume and the unit is activated, very high noise pressure
may suddenly be produced. This may have psychological
consequences and also cause physical injury. Children
and pets are particularly at risk. Set your signal source
unit volume control to a low setting before turning on the
Danger Danger to children!
Children can become trapped in the packing film
when playing and suffocate.
• Do not allow children to play with the unit or the packing
film. Danger of suffocation.
• Ensure that children do not remove small parts from the
unit or pull them off of the unit (e.g. the batteries from the
remote control, knobs or plug adapters). They could swallow the parts and choke.
Danger Fire hazard!
Improper use may lead to damage or fire.
• Do not place open flames such as burning candles or
similar on the unit.
Danger Risk of injury
Placing the unit on an unstable surface may cause
the unit to tip over and cause serious injury or
even death, particularly to children. You can prevent many accidents by taking the following precautions:
• Only place the subwoofer on the floor.
• If you want to use underframes or speaker stands, only
use those recommended by the manufacturer.
• When storing the product, also ensure that it stands safely
and that it cannot be knocked down or over.
Danger Danger of injury/damage!
Setting the unit up in an unsuitable location may
result in injury to persons and/or damage to property.
• Never use the unit unmounted in vehicles, in unstable
locations, on wobbly tripods or furniture, on insufficiently
dimensioned brackets etc. The unit could tip or fall down
and cause injury to persons or be damaged itself.
• Set up the unit in such a way that you cannot accidentally
knock it over and that the cables do not pose any trip
• Only use the unit in indoor areas.
• Do not operate the unit in damp areas and protect it from
drops of water or splash water.
Also take care not to stand vases or other containers filled
with liquid on or near the speaker in order to avoid liquid
getting into the case.
• Do not place the unit near sources of heat (e.g. heaters,
ovens, other heat generating equipment such as amplifiers
Setup and connection
• Carefully open the box and lift out the speakers with the EPE
foam parts without reaching into the diaphragms.
Setup notes
US 2108/0 SW
Our website contains comprehensive notes for correct
• The location of the subwoofer can be freely selected and
does not influence the other speakers. However, do not place
it in the corner of the room as this may result in irregular
frequency overloads. A location between the front speakers
is often ideal.
• Select a stable, level base.
• Make sure that the speaker has a stable position to prevent
• Make sure that the environment is clean and free from dust.
• Avoid placing the unit close to sources of heat or in direct
• Do not place any heavy objects on the cables or the speakers.
Stereo triangle
Danger Danger of injury/damage!
Arrange the cables so that they do not pose a
trip hazard.
1.Disconnect the power plug of your Impaq receiver from the
2.Run a speaker cable from your Impaq receiver to the
subwoofer. Use a high-quality double wire speaker cable with
marked strands for this. The cross-section should amount to
at least 1.5 mm2.
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3.The speaker connector terminals “Speakers” are located on
the back side of your Impaq receiver. Connect the speaker
cable to the subwoofer terminals here. See the operating
instructions for the device for more information.
Make sure the polarity is correct!
Connect the terminals of the same colour or polarity
each. Otherwise the sound quality will suffer.
A connecting panel with two terminals is located on the back
side of the subwoofer. Connect the speaker cable there.
The terminals are each marked red (+) and black (–).
This unit cannot be used with . PreOut outputs
(Cinch) of ordinary AV receivers.
4.Split the wire down by approx. 30 mm on both ends and
remove approx. 10 mm of insulation each.
5.Twist the stripped wire ends so that no strands are protruding. Tin coating is not necessary.
6.Turn the connector terminal counterclockwise until loose.
Run the stripped cable end into the now visible hole. Close
the terminal by turning it counterclockwise. The cable has
now been clamped in place.
7. Re-connect the power plug of your Impaq receivers to the
Clean the subwoofer regularly with a soft, damp microfiber
cloth. Please be absolutely sure to observe the following notes
in the process:
• If possible, only use plain water without any additives. In
case of stubborn marks, a mild soap solution may be used.
Attention Risk of damage!
Using the wrong cleaning materials may damage
the delicate surface of the case.
• Do not use caustic cleaning products, white spirit, thinners,
petrol or similar for cleaning under any circumstances.
Protecting the environment
Disposal of the unit
Used units must not be disposed of with
household waste!
If the unit is no longer operational, every consumer
is required by law to dispose of used devices
separately from household waste, e.g. at a collec-
Lautsprecher Teufel GmbH
Gewerbehof Buelowbogen – Aufgang D1
Buelowstr. 66, 10783 Berlin (Germany)
tion point run by the communal authority borough. In this way
it is ensured, that used units are properly recycled and that
negative consequences on the environment are avoided. For
this reason, electrical equipment is labelled with the displayed
Phone: 00800- 200 300 40 (toll-free)
Fax: +49 (0)30 / 300 930 930
No responsibility is assumed for the correctness of this information. Technical changes, typographical errors and other errors reserved. Instruction No. 92377 GB 20130410 / HC-HAM
Cleaning and care
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