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Z-5500s have started to make a popping sound when turning on.

post #1 of 6
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I get this fairly loud popping sound out of the center speaker, and sometimes the sub when i turn the speakers on. This just started happening yesterday, i made sure that all wires were secure and all the jacks were plugged in and it didn't fix the problem. They seem to sound the same, so...should i just not worry about the pop?
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post #2 of 6
A similar thing happens to me when I turn them on. I wouldn't worry - mine are no worse for it
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oh ok, i'm glad i'm not the only one with this issue then.
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post #4 of 6
To make sure it's your speaker. Switch the wires around like take the center, bass wire and put it in the rear and reversa. Just to make it's not the sound card.
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post #5 of 6
my X-530's do the same thing when I turn them off, just discharge/recharge of the capacitors in the equalizer that sends the signals out to the speakers. Just so happens that your subwoofer and center speaker are the path of least resistance and that pop you hear is actually something charging.
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post #6 of 6
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ok so it seems like as long as they still seem to sound fine, there's no harm in a bit of a pop?
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