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Hey Guys,

I've had this problem with my Acoustic Profile tower speaker for years now, my Left tower (well what i use as my left tower) has this problem where the bass from the speaker isn't really there. My Right speaker pumps out bass pretty well and this one doesn't although the excursion on the speaker is actually higher than the one on the speaker that is working properly. The towers I have are the PSL-88.6 set. The company who made these speakers were canada and were from Vancouver. They made some pretty good speakers but fell out of the speaker business after about 10 years. Anyways, So does this have anything to do with the crossover needing to be replaced or a fuse is blown? ... My knowledge in speakers is well above average but not enough to be able to identify the problem. I have looked at the crossover before and compared the two, and they are identical, nothing looks broken.... Can anybody help me with this? any of you audiophiles out there? xD really bugs me when half the system has almost no bass...

Any help is appreciated, so thanks in advance. smile.gif
   
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Also, I have just been testing my speakers on certain High bass songs. The broken speaker actually seems to have more excursion than the other speakers woofers. From far the speaker sounds as though ONLY the tweeter is working but when close or when its very loud the woofers do actually produce sound but there is very little bass unless at high volume...
   
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Tried swapping speakers yet? If the woofer moves, then high chance that it isn't blown and could be a problem on your receiver's part.

Try shuffling them around like you would to RAM sticks when your PC won't boot.
Put the left speaker on the right channel, then the right speaker on the left channel.
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Tried that already... It's not my Amp as i tried it with several, including my Harman/Kardon AVR 135 and my good old JVC RX-817V... I've tried just giving the cone a little push to see if i could move something in the coil without opening the speaker but nothing changes. I could hook these up to my Nikko power amp and see if they do anything different but i doubt they will so i won't bother. I've really hit a dead end I've searched the internet for people with similar problems but nobody else seems to have this. Ugh... and these speakers sound AMAZING well the good one does anyways LOL tongue.gif
   
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Tried plugging Negative to Postive and Positive to Negative and its practically the same as P-P & N-N like normal... *** i don't get this at all frown.gif I opened up the crossover again just to see and its looks fine, all the connections are fine... Really don't get this... I guess this speaker is screwed since i can't find anything on it at all...
   
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xD Nice avatar you have there too !
   
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