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Insignia NS-A2111 audio issue

I bought an Insignia NS-A2111 shelf system about 1 year ago. It worked fine till last week. All the sudden I've observed some performance issues.

When increasing volume above certain level, sound is cutting out. It's happening when reaches volume level 30 out of 64 scale. And it's happening for all types of media - DVD's, audio CD's or playing a radio. I haven't seen that before. And it's annoying it happened right after 1 year warranty ended.

Thanks for your help,

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  • hcecil Jan 12, 2009

    I have exactly the same unit and problem as described by pando76. Unit will cut off once I reach mid volume on all media.

  • pando76 Feb 11, 2009

    Ph_christens, thanks for your help. I took it apart and found a filter
    with loose contact. But in addition to that there were 3 more loose
    contacts from other components. I tried to solder them, but my
    soldering iron was not appropriate and I'm not very skilled solderer
    either. I read many other complains about Insignia. This brand is ****.


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I had the same problem, its an easy fix if you can solder, and costs less than five dollars in parts, The two filter caps in the audio power supply are not soldered very well so vibrations cause them to break loose from the board. 

Posted on Feb 08, 2009

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