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I got a new Onkyo Cs-525 with Onkyo speakers a month back. My vendor said that it will take 300 hours of playback before my speakers completely burn and start giving the the best possible output. Now I hear a mild crackling sound in the output when I playback and the sound cracks on musical instruments like saxaphone , flute etc which was not the case when i bought it. I followed my vendor's instruction and always kept my volume below 30 and would go higher after the speakers burn completely. I read the system hand book to troubleshoot this and removed my cell phones away from the speakers and had the speakers wires hang separate . By the way my system is kept on a shelf and I have a landline phone , a modem for internet usage and a TV below. Please give me a solution.

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Burn-in? On speakers? Never heard of it, especially for something not pretending to be sky-high esoteric and expensive, following the believing-is-seeing (or hearing) rule.

If I had to guess, I'd say you're hearing speaker buzz from stress or resonance from something in or near the speakers. Does it manifest itself at all levels, both speakers, all sources (analog and digital)?

Wild guess... are track lights present and ON when you hear the problem?

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