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BOSE 2 AND VCSX OVER DISTORTION

I HAVE VCS 10 IN FT CENTER AND REAR CENTER 301S IN FT R L 301 IN BACR SURR AND EXPER TWEETER DISTORTION TRIED X OVER SETTINGS I HAVE THEM SET TO ALL SMALL WITH X OVER IN 301 FT AT 200 CENT FT AT 40 BACK SURR AT 120 DIST LIKE ALL TWEETERS R BLOWN ONLY DOES THIS TRU TV MUSIC HIGH FREQ PLEASE HELP ME I HAVE TRIED AS MUCH AS I CAN IN THE SETTINGS OH I ALSO HAVE POLK AUDIO PWR SUB NOW MY SETTINGS R SET TO ALL SM SPEAKERS FR 301S SET AT 200HZ FT 40 AND BK 120 SHOULD I INCLUDE IN LFE R/L SETTINGS OR LFE I TRIED TO SET THE FR 301S TO LARGE AND BACK 301S TO LG I JUST GET FRUST THE TWEETERS SEEM THEY JUST CANT PICK UP THE FREQ OH SORRY I HAVE A AVR 135 HARMON/KARDON RECIEVER

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