I bought a SVS PB10 ISD about a year ago and always thought it sounded good. Well just a couple days ago i took the sub to a friends house so he could hear it in his room in thoughts of maybe him ordering one. Well his receiver didn't have a crossover low enough for the PB10 so just for kicks we decided to take the sub apart just to look inside at the build quality etc. So behold what do i see but a skimpy little 16gauge wire so i thought man i wonder what swapping those out would do. So i start looking at the amp to see how the leads are attached and behold i saw something i really didn't like. The polarity was switched on the amp. Red on negative big as day. So to say the least i swapped both leads out with 6 16gauge gauge per side and put the polarity like it should be and the sub is at minimum 10 times as clean as it ever was. And just a hair more out put. But i couldn't believe a company like SVS would make such a crucial mistake like that. I would hope there QC dept. is looking for things like this.
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8/9/07 at 4:49pm