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My subwoofer doesnt sound

What can i do to make my subwoofer sounds.
it sounds only with radio am/fm, but when i want to listen a music cd it doesnt sound :(

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Re: my subwoofer doesnt sound

Check your manual
If you dont have one , you can websearch one very easily.

Posted on Feb 28, 2008

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Noise Control and Being a Good Neighbour

Whether you live in a private dwelling, or in a multiple home dwelling, such as a condo or apartment building, one should pay attention to controlling the sound from home theatre and stereo systems. In this case, we are generally talking about managing the bass frequencies of the sound system. High frequencies tend to be absorbed by common building materials. The physical/mechanical aspects of sound transmission are complex, but the average person can apply some simple and inexpensive methods to minimize the unwanted transmission of bass frequencies beyond the listening space. <br /> Transmission of bass frequencies can often be controlled by placing bass-producing speakers on pieces of rubber material. These can be as simple as scrap pieces of rubber mat, salvaged rubber feet from other equipment, etc. The physical placement of speakers can determine the amount of bass frequencies that the sound system produces in the listening space. Generally, more bass is generated by placing speakers in corners, and along the shortest wall of a room. <br /> Of course, adjusting the bass and volume controls is a method that can be used to satisfy personal tastes or to control the sound in any situation. Many home sound systems now employ a subwoofer to provide enhanced bass response. This can add lifelike sound quality to the home listening experience, but it is probably the source of most noise complaints. The subwoofer channel of most video program sound tracks has more bass intensity than one generally finds in television, radio or music sound sources. To prevent disturbing the neighbours, one should employ all of the methods detailed above, to reach a happy medium of being able to enjoy full spectrum audio within reason. Personally, I ask my neighbours listen in their homes, while I adjust my maximum sound system volume to a level that they would not complain about. <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br />

on Oct 28, 2010 | Home Theater Systems

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When i put the fm radio it display auto muting and doesnt have sound, this only happens with the radio because the dvd sounds ok

"Auto Muting" in the context of FM means the output will be muted if the signal is so weak it would result in mostly noise anyway. Interstation radio noise can be annoying and dangerous at high volumes.

Aug 14, 2011 | JVC TH-M303 System

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Someone is trying to sell me a Panasonic Home Theater system SC-HT900 from year 2005 for $200.00 Is it a good system, is it also good for listening to classic and jazz or just for movies? how is the CD...

here it is some tech info is a fair price for 2.hand unit...
as ebay has the similar seems to be a good deal...

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Product Features and Technical Details
  • Dolby Digital, Dolby Pro Logic II, and DTS-decoding home theater receiver with 5 speakers and a powered subwoofer
  • 35 watts per channel x 4 "tallboy" speakers, 140 watts for the center channel, and 150 watts for the subwoofer
  • High-resolution DVD-Audio playback; JPEG, MP3, and WMA CD playback
  • Magnetic shielding for distortion-free placement near a TV or computer monitor
  • Includes digital FM/AM tuner and a universal remote control
Technical Details
  • Brand Name: Panasonic
  • Model: SC-HT900
  • Output Wattage: 390
  • Component Type: Home theater system
  • Audio Output Mode: Surround Sound
  • Surround Sound Effects: Super Surround Sound
  • DVD Type: DVD changer
  • Built In Decoder: Dolby Pro Logic II, Dolby Digital, DTS decoder
  • Remote Control Description: Universal remote control
  • Optical Digital Input: Yes
  • Audio Input: None
  • Tuner Technology: Digital
  • Radio Bands Supported: AM/FM

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I have a Bose Lifestyle v20 home theater system and whenever I use the radio ( FM/AM ), no sound/music comes out. The rest are fine, but only the FM/AM ones dont work. It used to, but now its gone.

I hope you checked if the antenna wire is connected before reporting this defect.
All modern radios have automatic muting. No sound will come out unless the receiver gets enough signal strength to give you an undistorted sound, so if your antenna wire is disconnected you will get no sound.

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I have Sony FM Stereo, FM-AM REceiver HT-DDW740. I have connected them per the diagram but I cannot get any sound. I get a message SPK OFF on the screen. Is there someting that protects and trips all...

Please make sure that the connections are secure and proper.
Make sure that the sound is not muted.
Make sure that you've selected the proper input by INPUT MODE button.
Remove and reconnect the source.
connect a different device and check
check whether you're getting sound when listening to radio.

Jan 22, 2011 | Home Theater Systems

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I have a Bose Lifestyle 35 Series II and want to know whether it's compatible with a DVD+RW. I'll burn it in a Toshiba recorder, finalize it and then play it on the Bose. Will it play?

Hi This what Bose say about formats

"The Lifestyle® 35 system plays DVD-video in interlaced format, as well as music on CD, CD-R (recordable) and CD-RW (re-writable). The system also plays MP3 files on CD and AM/FM radio. "

So by the sound of this i suspec that you may struggle with DVD/RW. but my best advice is try it.

Nov 10, 2009 | Bose Lifestyle 35 Series II System

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What is wrong with my theatre system?

have you tried all the sound settings from your dvd player? i have a 'sound' button to change from raw to surround etc. Press buttons and try it.

Some dvd's dont have the channel outputs, so try it listening to classic fm or radio 1.


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No sound when I play music from cds

make sure you are on the cd channel on your system it needs to be set on multi zone

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Surround sound

It must be about the sound quality need of your amplifier. The sound processor simply needs to get clear signals from sources such as fm/am receiver, dvd/cd players etc. in order to manage'em to give you the optimum surround sound. If the fm receiver has an "FM MUTE" option, I recommend that you turn it on. By doing so, you'll receive only good quality fm stations, furthermore your amplifier will let you get surround sound. The second issue you mentioned has its own answer inside. Use a "new" cd player, you can get optical cables, digital coax cables to improve the performance if you like..

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