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Acoustic Research ARS115PS Subwoofer, No Sound

Good evening: My Subwoofer stopped working. The problem is in the powered amp section, specifically the crossover circuit (so I've been told by a local electronics repair man). Specifically, the crossover circuit does not "fire" to trigger the output of sound in the proper spectrum. I know that the speaker is fine (I checked it with a separate sound source). So the question is, where do I go for repair (now that Audiovox has purchased A.R.)? The repair man told be that he could not figure out how to make the repair. I'm in the greater Los Angeles area (North and west).

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  • dhempy Mar 02, 2008

    Didn't use PArts Express but did find another supplier that had an amp that fit nearly perfectly. Thanks

  • socalboy30 Oct 26, 2008

    I got the same problem but my will work good for a few minutes and then stop working if I cycle the power off and on then it will work for a few minutes and stop..

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I have the same problem with the smaller AR 112PS speaker and since Acoustic Research went out of business, I too have been looking for a solution. I may have found an alternative to throwing away this really nice speaker. I found a company on the web that appears to sell an amp that may fit nicely into this speaker enclosure for $99.00. Check it out...

http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?DID=7&PartNumber=300-805

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Posted on Feb 28, 2008

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