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Speakers have cracking especialy with dee bass sounds

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You may not like this but in the audoi/video community bose is overpriced middle of the road HTIB broduct. you can get a better system for a LOT less than what you payed.

As for the speaker issue' they are bottoming out because those drivers that they use AKA. The cheap $35.00 woofers and $2.00 tweeters were not meant for the application that they use them for, they are the same drivers that they use in their bookshelf speakers and are being ovelrloaded by the extreme LFE and HF content that is being fored through them.

I am surprised the woofers havent blown by now.

Posted on Jul 27, 2008

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