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Speakers All Cut out Including Sub When Music is Played Loud

When I play my music loud with the bass up a bit all my speakers including the sub cut out for about 10-15 seconds and then it comes back again. This will keep happening over and over again. I've noticed that if I turn the volume down all the way and then turn it back up it's like it resets it and the sound comes back on. This is my second Logitech speaker system. My 4.1 had even heavier bass and to be honest I think I liked it better than this system. What happened with that system is the sub coil I think melted. Now, I wish these systems were built with a little better quality. I'm not always cranking it but every now and then, yeah, I like to crank it up a little. Is it too much to ask for a speaker system that won't cut out or blow a sub when these speakers are supposed to be rated for higher amps? Now as far as my Z-5300 system, I'm not sure if maybe this is cutting out as a safety but I wouldn't think it should be doing that after just a short time of playing loud music. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks in Advance.

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  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2008

    I have the same problem, works fine if its down low. But who wants to have big speakers when you cant turn them up. I can only turn them up to about 2/5 of the way! help plz

  • Anonymous Feb 19, 2008

    Same problem help!



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If anyone could email me on why my speakers just cut off and wont come backk o i would appreciate it.

Posted on May 14, 2010


Hey there i have the same problem but the thing is these speakers are cheap speakers i am on my second 5300 system because the first one sub woofer coil shifted for some reason and well all the satellites blew...the speakers are china based stuff and the amp over heats a u gotta set it down a bit or throw it out the

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1. Please ensure that the all the connections between the satellite speakers and the subwoofer are firmly connected.
2. Next, please connect the green colored 3.5mm audio jack to another audio device such as an iPod or an MP3 player.
3. Ensure that the SoundTouch remote control is firmly connected to the back of the subwoofer.
4. Connect the power cord from the subwoofer and connect it to another single power outlet in your house. If you have an automated voltage regulator (AVR), please connect the power cord through the AVR instead of connecting it directly to a power outlet in your house.
5. Power up the speaker system and check whether the power button on the SoundTouch remote control will light up.
6. Turn on the Matrix Mode ON. This option is on the SoundTouch remote control. This is to ensure all speakers from the speaker system will produce audio that will be played from the audio device.
7. Play audio from the audio device. Check and see whether the all the speakers will produce audio being played from the audio device.


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