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'stereo' speaker problems

The satelite speakers work fine, but the 2 main stereo speakers sound garbage ! there's high and low frequency wiring options and neither of them produce good quality sound. the low frequency (european) setting is so muffled its impossible to make out anything, and the high frequency (for australia) setting has no bass behind it at-all. a signal test can only be heard using the australian set-up. oddly enough, when i use a set of old aiwa speakers in their place, the system as a whole is amazing ! can anyone suggest whats going on, and a possible solution please :-) p.s. as i continue to use the aiwa speakers, am i doing any damage ? i would prefer to use the technics speakers provided. thanks in advance, Fil.

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Re: 'stereo' speaker problems

Yer man there a load of **** i've got 2 x DV290's one for the back of my studio & one powering the front,your lucky you only had 2 **** speakers i had 4 lol.
but there is light at the end of the woofer,they have to be wired together its as if one makes the other one work,so you put GRAY & BLUE in you get BASS or hum ,you put BLACK & RED in you get HIGH or top end you put all four in you get nice mixture.
I've also had it another by mistake & it worked, i put the + & - side by side instead of top & bottom so it was RED / GRAY & BLACK / BLUE if you know what i mean.then cut the plugs off the surrounds & wired them in aswell & it's all good in de hood.
oh a tip before i go,get some rubber legs off the bottom of something or the casters off an old chair or stool & GET THEM SLAPPED BETWEEN THE AMP & THE SOUND PROCESSOR for ventilation coz Fu*"*k me they don't half get hot man!
good luck pal....later

Posted on Aug 04, 2010

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