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Random powering down of my Z-5500s?

I recently bought the Z-5500s, and just received them yesterday. They're working great but every so often at random they will just completely shut off. There's no certain amount of time in between it shutting down, I'll just be sitting here and they will shut off. I turn them back on and they work find again.

Only thing I could think of is that the power cord to the back of the sub wasn't connected properly, but a triple checked and it's not loose and it's screwed in tightly. Does anyone have any idea as to what might be causing this?

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  • Anonymous Jun 09, 2008

    Mine is starting to do it all the time now.

  • ballz5 Jun 24, 2008

    I have the same problem.... seems to only be an issue if I turn it on with the power button though. If I use the remote, everything works as expected. Maybe someday I'll look into the warranty replacement.

  • zora206 Jul 28, 2008

    how do we know wheather the sub system has any power, because there the actual control system has no power?

  • cbassig75 Oct 10, 2008

    Same problem here. Checked the connections and everything is ok. It's a mystery.

  • Nk3nNy Nov 05, 2008

    I've got the same exact problem. The z-5500s has started powering down (and up) apparently on Random.

    The only change in terms of sound rig that I've made is that about a week ago I updated by Audigy 2z drivers to the newest edition. Could this perhaps be related soemhow?


  • excelongt Nov 18, 2008

    Z5500's randomly shutting down only when using COAX input mode. I have a cablebox hooked up via Digital Coax, 1080p DVD player or Xbox360 via optical, and PC w/ Audigy2 zs via 6ch direct.


    I've only noticed the random power offs when using the COAX mode.  

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I have the same problem, logitech replaced the whole system under the warranty

Posted on Jun 20, 2008

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I have the same problem. However, I think I am outside of the warranty period. Would Logitech do anything for me?

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I bought 5 of them yesterday

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  • dodgytomato Jul 20, 2008

    its a great system

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