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Crackles and pops,even in standby mode

Hi there..looks like I have the same problem as a few others with a Cerwin Vega VE-28s.This item crackles and pops even when in standby mode intermittently.When this happens,measuring the voltage on the output,I get a 0.55V offset.Just touching anywhere on the pcb,in an effort to troubleshoot,the problem is corrected for a little while only to return at random..Anyone with any ideas as to what could be wrong,would be greatly appreciated.

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  • martinlayton May 23, 2009

    Hi there smirf617, The sub makes these noises even with nothing connected to it.Thanks for your suggestion anyway..Martin

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Does it only pop and crack when its connected to your amp or receiver ? i have the same thing with my sub [its not cerwin vega] but when i turn my amp off the sub doesnt pop anymore so i think my amp is the problem not the sub , yours might be the same problem .

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  • Dude McDude Jan 12, 2011

    This "Crackling" Problem is common with the Cerwin Vega VE-28S Subwoofer. If your subwoofer is out of warranty, and you know how to solder, you can fix the problem by replacing a few resistors, and transistors inside the amplifier. Get the parts on ebay:http://cgi.ebay.com/250756306868/

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