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My Sony WA-WMSP1 sub woofer sounds good but has a bad habit of shutting down and off completely for awhile then will play again for a minute then go silent...on and off , on and off. How can I fix this?

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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thats called electrical recoil, the energy that is stored bursts out thru your subs therefore you hear your subwoofer bang.

i suggest you clean your wirings.

hope this helps.

Posted on Jan 14, 2008

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I wouldn't try reinventing it by replacing the driver. Drivers and their enclosures are designed to work together. And this being a self-amplified subwoofer, there is one more piece that's electrically optimized to the rest. Don't mess with it.

Why don't you just set your receiver's individual relative speaker volume levels so the sub isn't weak by comparison to your other speakers? Weakness, as you call it, is relative.

Is your receiver properly channeling Low Frequencies to the sub? Experiment with the cutoff, too.

This problem doesn't require meatball surgery.

Posted on May 19, 2009

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Check out this link to a thread. I bought a Sony SAWX-700. The light came on when plugged in. The guy said he didn't have a way to test it, but assured be the light was on and that it worked. I got home and it didn't. Did a search and found these posts. I followed them, ordred the parts and fixed it for like $10.00.Hope this helps! I also did a Youtube search on how to solder and desolder and wasn't that hard. http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=944798

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