How To Connect Sony Wireless Subwoofer To Soundbar? [Easy]

Getting your Sony subwoofer connected up to your bluetooth soundbar is a great idea for improving the sound quality in your home sound system and providing cinema style sound quality. However, sometimes it can be a little confusing to do, with a new subwoofer or external speakers.

This article will explain how to connect your wireless subwoofer to your soundbar, to get that deeper richer bass sound in your home audio. Please note, this is only for the Sony SA-SW5 300W Wireless Subwoofer connected to either the Sony HT-A9 or A7000 soundbar.

A powerful wireless subwoofer offers virtual surround sound technology and is a brilliant way of enhancing your audio entertainment with a powerful, deep, booming bass system.

Connected to your Sony soundbar, this soundbar subwoofer combo makes the best possible setup for getting the most out of your home theatre. Experience immense entertainment with thumping bass and ultra-fine, low-frequency sounds.

Sony Wireless Subwoofer
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Here Is How to connect Sony Subwoofer to Sony Soundbar

The following is a guide for connecting the subwoofer to HT-A7000 or HT-A9 soundbar.

  1. To start, get the soundbar remote control supplied with the compatible model HT-A7000 or HT-A9 and make sure the power cord is connected correctly.
  2. Press the HOME button and wait for the home menu to appear on the TV screen.
  3. Next, select [Setup] and then [Advanced Settings] on the home menu.
  4. Then select [Speaker Settings] – [Wireless Speaker Settings] – [Start manual linking]. The [Start manual linking] screen will then appear on your TV screen.
  5. Then on the subwoofer press the LINK button, the power indicator light on the subwoofer that had LINK pressed will begin to flash green twice repeatedly.
  6. Choose [Start] and then the manual connection will begin to start. You will see the connection process appear on the TV screen and at this point if you want to cancel select [Cancel].
  7. When the subwoofer display says [Connected], select [Finish] and press (enter). The subwoofer manual connection is now established and a green light on the subwoofer power light will be shown. You should now hear sound from the subwoofer.

Things to note when connecting the subwoofer to the soundbar:

  • If you perform [Start manual linking], [Link mode] of [Wireless Speaker Settings] is automatically set to [Manual].
  • Only the speakers where [Connected] has been shown will be connected to the compatible model. If not connected successfully, return to the first step to connect the subwoofer to the soundbar.

For more details on the Sony SA-SW5 300W Wireless Subwoofer, check out our Detailed Guide on Sony SA-SW5 300W Wireless Subwoofer.

Hopefully, these helpful troubleshooting tips fixed any sound problems which may be occurring with your Sony Subwoofer turning on. Check out our guide to a Sony soundbar with subwoofer not working if you’re having issues.

We love a wireless subwoofer compared to a wired subwoofer as it improves the overall surround sound experience, not having any of the wires in the way.

Sony SA SW5 300W Wireless Subwoofer

Sony SA-SW5 300W Wireless Subwoofer

It’s wireless, has a really sleek design, offers great depth of sound and pairs easily to your other devices – the Sony SA-SW5 300W Wireless Subwoofer gets my top pick.

Pair this subwoofer with a wireless Sony soundbar for the perfect home cinema set-up. Both the soundbar and subwoofer combination is a perfect addition to your home setup.

If you’re looking for a new soundbar, here we look at the best Sony soundbar for 2024. Or why not see our favorite Samsung subwoofer which pairs well with a Samsung soundbar?