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post #1 of 7 Old 08-22-2014, 12:26 PM - Thread Starter
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Unhappy Rear Speakers Popping with ANY bass

half a year ago i got pretty cheap rear speakers for my old surround sound setup (everything else works great) and they make a very loud and annoying popping or crackling sound whenever there is even the slightest amount off bass. Are the speakers broken?

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Are the speakers broken?
Not necessarily, but if you're sending significant power below 80Hz into a 4 inch driver you can expect that it won't be happy about it.

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Not necessarily, but if you're sending significant power below 80Hz into a 4 inch driver you can expect that it won't be happy about it.
how do i stop it from sending below 80hz? use a lower gauge cable?
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No. You set them as "small" in the setup program. That will send the bass to the subwoofer.
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THANKYOU so much that got rid of all the cracling
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It could either be the speaker reaching its limits or something else in the signal chain clipping.
Either way, that's a good fix.
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i have one more question for you guys, i pushed my from speaker way too much a month ago (with bass) and every time there is a bassy voice it makes a high pitched kind of crackling sound. its not noticable in movies and its not that loud in general but i was wondering if i damaged my speaker. (i have re stripped the wire that didn't help)
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