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Sony V555ES Amp:

I can not get my Sub Woofer to come on. The subwoofer is a Cambridge Soundworks "Newton Series P500" with a control power module. It was just moved from Florida to California but was well packed. Everything appears ok but no Sub. Any guesses, guesstimations, things I should check. Da Bear

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  • stlbuck Nov 22, 2008

    My on off button just keeps on clicking. I took it in to get repaired and when i brought it back my sub woffer channel didn't work. It cost me $100.00 to get in and hook it all back up. I now have to disconnect it (I can handle that) and take it back in. The clicking on off button is back at it in the meantime.

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Try setting your amp to "auto format decode".
It should easily be heard in this mode.
The sub will not show up on the display when in 5.1 mode. (Blue light on)
Use this with music, and use the 5.1 with movies to get a better experience from your amp.
The sub will work in 5.1 but doesn't show up in the display. Try movies with loud sounds.
Most of the pre-set sound fields are of no use to me. I only use normal surround, and AFD and love it. I hope this works for you!
Terry

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