Question about Boston Acoustics XB6 Speaker
My Boston XB6 subwwofer emits a loud rumble sound regardless if it is connected to the receiver.
This problem is usually because of grounding.
If you look at the power lead, you will notice it is the regular "kettle plug" shape, but it only has two pins (live and neutral). There is no earth connector.
You have to ground the sub to your receiver. This is done by running a RCA connector connected to one of the unused connections to the amp.
However, this doesnt ALWAYS solve your problem. As in my case. I have a Pioneer 7.1 receiver, which is ALSO not grounded. so running a spare RCA cable has no effect. What I have done is wired a RCA connecter to a copper cable and connected the other end to the Earth pin on a 3 prong plug. This is plugged in to a wall socket, thus grounding the sub.
It's not a solution the manufacturer will suggest, but it seems to work for me.
Posted on Jan 06, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 27, 2013 | Audio Players & Recorders
Apr 26, 2012 | 1995 Pontiac Grand Am
Jan 03, 2011 | Boston Acoustics BA745 Computer Speakers
Aug 18, 2009 | NAD Audio Players & Recorders
Jul 17, 2009 | Raymarine C80 GPS Receiver
May 17, 2009 | iLO DVDR05 DVD Recorder
Feb 28, 2009 | Sony PlayStation® 3 (80GB) Console
349 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: