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Use star trek or Star Wars for a test.

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Also: "Elysium" and "Gravity" among others, feature extended scenes with loud-ish sub 30Hz content. Not just explosions, which makes it easier to tell the more subtle effects the sub add to your system.

The opening titles from "Day after tomorrow" contains a couple of nice sub bass transients with a large dynamic range (the big drum). This will be clearly audible with capable full-range speakers. But with a good sub added, it will shake your windows and make you jump you from your seat.
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Will call SVS when they're open tomorrow, but I'm freaking out--and maybe I'll get a response tonight?

So I lost all sound out of my PB-2000. I run an Onkyo 805, and a miniDSP 2x4 unbalanced. Removed the miniDSP for testing--still no sound. However, very briefly I could get "fits" of sound by not rotating, but "jiggling" the gain knob on the sub. Does that makes sense? Tried the whole range from 7 o'clock to 5o'clock.

Same for what appeared to be a fully seated RCA cable to the LFE input. Swapped the cable (was it bad?), still no improvement.

Took a resistance reading of both cables on a multimeter--they're good. Checked the AVR output--it measured 0.9V playing a -3dBFS 60Hz tone directly to the sub with AVR main volume at 0.

I have a dog-**** hand-me-down sub that functions just fine off the same output. I know this really seems like my PB-2000 died/went defective, but the "comes back with jiggling" confuses me. At least it did--the jiggling does nothing now... The sub was purchased 11 months ago.

Does this happen? Is this a thing?

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Did you get a reply from SVS? Any updates on your situation? Sounds like something failed or is failing in the amp. It happens. I am sure SVS will take care of you.
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Did you get a reply from SVS? Any updates on your situation? Sounds like something failed or is failing in the amp. It happens. I am sure SVS will take care of you.
Yes, spoke with SVS and they are sending me out a new amp section. Will report back on the result...
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