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My subwoofer smells smoky and there's a humming sound..

Well i've just decided to listen to some music as always. I turned the switch on and all I hear is a humming sound.. Like close interference but a lot louder and it switches between the speakers and the subwoofer. Also, it doesn't smell right.. Smoky/Burning kind of smell..

My speakers are like the ones above but 2.1 and they're used when connected to my laptop.

Any suggestions as to what this could be guys? And whether it'd be able to be fixed?

Thanks for your help and feedback.x

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  • Anonymous Aug 28, 2008

    When I turn the power switch on, I get this very loud humming. But I get sound from all the speakers except the one with the power switch and it does have a smoke smell.

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Well,
It best to call the manufacturer to get the speaker system replaced. As you see it smell bad , could be a burnt fuse at the back of the sub.

Posted on Apr 15, 2008

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