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I got the 500watt Klipsch ProMedia 5.1 THX and the digital knob on the volume control tower for some reason malfunctioned and went to around 72 out of 80 twice for a couple of seconds when i was turning it up. Do you think I damaged my speakers? Please respond.
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If there is a voice-coil yes...but I have not been a Hi-Fi aficionado for some time. I don't even know if the speakers these days have voice-coils....
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post #3 of 13
They should only be damaged in the audiophile-stage (meaning: only slightly), unless you'd have to hear it when they're playing.
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post #4 of 13
I have the same thing, but the ultra versions. And that volume thing happens to me (On 2 different sets)

And no your speakers are fine. These things are very good. I've blasted them for years with no problems.

Unless you have the rear,center, and sub at 15 then 70-80 volume isnt going to hurt them. I game with them on 65-70. (Rear = 3, Center = 1, Sub = 3)

2 years and still kicking.
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post #5 of 13
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wait so they will be damaged?
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how high in volume did yours go murloke?
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post #7 of 13
Do they sound damaged...?

What do they sound like?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by OC'ing Noob View Post
how high in volume did yours go murloke?
Edited above post.
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post #9 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by OC'ing Noob View Post
wait so they will be damaged?
Read again, they COULD be damaged. Usually speakers are damaged so hard that it's obvious to hear (like a farting noise when there's vocals or bass)
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post #10 of 13
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Originally Posted by Syrillian View Post
If there is a voice-coil yes...but I have not been a Hi-Fi aficionado for some time. I don't even know if the speakers these days have voice-coils....
yes... they all do......
every speaker made does.... its how it works.... the coil of copper wire that is electromagnetically powered to cause it to move the speaker cone/speaker itself/air to cause sound

somethin to that effect.... thats the dummed down version
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