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A friend of mine is cleaning out his house and he found his older M-Audio sp 8s and bx 8 (sub/monitors) and decided to sell them. The price is good, however I do have a question: he says the subwoofer powers on, the cones are good, the fuse is good, however he says it needs some soldering? I'm confused. Perhaps someone who had a similar issue with theirs could help shed some light.

He hasn't powered on the speakers in a while so he is going to do that tonight.

Also, does anyone have any issues with purchasing used studio monitors or are they just good all the time?

Thoughts?
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test it out first man.

find out if there's any problem.
Edited by croy - 8/21/11 at 2:52am
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Originally Posted by croy View Post
test it out first man.

find out if there's any problem.
That is what I'm going to do. The price on all 3 units is quite good ($xx) so even if I had to get it repaired locally, there is budget and room for that.
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