Oh no! Your receiver is acting up? Is it due to old age? Is there a firmware update available? A receiver has many troubleshooting steps. Just take it one step at a time and you will eventually find the issue. For this example we will use the flagship Marantz SR8012.
If you’ve ever owned a set of computer speakers or a portable Bluetooth speaker, odds are you may have run into a hiccup with the product once or twice. In this article we’ll go through some common troubleshooting steps for Active speakers.
Have you ever powered up your system and immediately thought, “something doesn’t sound right?” While it is rare, it’s possible one of the passive driver units (woofer or tweeter) in your speaker may not be operating properly. Now it's time for troubleshooting.
Probably the number question we are asked about, is whether a subwoofer is working properly or not. There are multiple scenarios and components to check during the troubleshooting process, so let’s get rumblin’!
We are surrounded by sounds and frequencies which extend beyond the realm of what we perceive as ‘sound’. However, there is a growing body of evidence to suggest that we ‘sense’ these high frequencies, just as we ‘feel’ sub-sonic sounds.
Most of us have dreams of building the ultimate man-cave but the reality is that a majority of us simply don’t have the option to do so. So whether it be a home theater, music listening room, or gaming area there’s always a way to maximize your return on investment.