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Subwoofer rattle I have a set of Atlantic Technology System 250 speakers. All of them work great except the 252 powered Bass Module. When Bass gets loud the Woofer rattles and sounds disgusting. Can anyone tell me if this rattle can be fixed or eliminated. I had sent it back many years ago to AT for this problem and they said nothing was wrong but I have had this rattle for years now and I just keep the woofer on very low to stop the rattle. Any help with this problem is greatly appreciated. Bill

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Try filling the inside of the enclosure with insulation [roof insulation will work ] or a small pillow just to see if its the box or the driver rattling if its the driver you might have to secure it to the enclosure with screws or something ,

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