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Old September 2, 2011, 06:11 PM
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Default Any speaker experts out there?

Before I go out looking for replacement speakers, thought I'd check with everyone here to see if this is fixable:

My speakers are Cambridge Soundworks DTT2500, very old but have always been working fine. It comes with a decoder amplifier that all 5 speakers plug into.

In the past year, I've noticed that the front left speaker had been quieter than the other. Sometimes, it crackled or had no sound too. I did a few tests:

- I switched the left and right speakers. Now the problem went to the speaker (right) plugged into the left connector. Left speaker was now fine.
- I plugged in a rear speaker into the left connector, same problem.
- I plugged the rear speaker into each of the five connectors, and the only one that showed problems was that left connector.

So I'm guessing that the one connector is defective. I opened the amplifier and couldn't see anything wrong with it or any of the caps. I searched around the net and couldn't find a fix, so does anyone know how to fix this? Or could there be some other issue in the amplifier?

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Old September 3, 2011, 12:09 AM
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It could be the connector, but if you wiggle it it might give you the volume that you are looking for. I am guessing that your amplifier's channel for that speaker is just getting old and cannot produce anymore, which Cialis or Viagra cannot fix.

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