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#364438 - 01/20/12 06:31 PM VP150
SBrown Offline
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I was wondering why the dialog was so bad....the tweeters have gone south. Put a call in to Axiom but they were busy and had to leave my number. Bummer!
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#364443 - 01/20/12 07:02 PM Re: VP150 [Re: SBrown]
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Brent just called and I did the battery test,no pops! Dead!

Two new tweeters on the way, that was fast, prompt service. Glad I bought from Axiom, these guys are good!
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#364459 - 01/20/12 11:38 PM Re: VP150 [Re: SBrown]
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Yes... Yes they are.

Glad it is getting sorted out for you.
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#364460 - 01/21/12 12:06 AM Re: VP150 [Re: nickbuol]
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Thanks Nick!
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#364567 - 01/22/12 06:38 PM Re: VP150 [Re: SBrown]
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There might be something else up with this speaker! When I am changing cd's on the Oppo, there is some hissing from only the vp150. No other speakers do this(M80's,QS8's) I am wondering if because the tweeters are not working?I took it out of the mix until I get the tweeters replaced.

I tried my Paradigm bookshelf speaker and it doesn't do that, it actually sounds very good too.
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#364569 - 01/22/12 06:48 PM Re: VP150 [Re: SBrown]
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If you are replacing the tweets anyways, take them out and see if th hissing goes away.
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#364571 - 01/22/12 06:54 PM Re: VP150 [Re: SBrown]
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Loc: Sherbrooke, QC, Canada
Originally Posted By: SBrown
There might be something else up with this speaker! When I am changing cd's on the Oppo, there is some hissing from only the vp150. . .

Hi,
An audio speaker is a passive device; it cannot generate any sound on its own. The hissing sound reproduced by the VP150 can only be the result of a signal being feed to it. The Axiom VP150 has a high sensitivity which might explain why the hissing sound is not reproduced by another speaker brand that would be less efficient.
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#364576 - 01/22/12 08:04 PM Re: VP150 [Re: Jc]
SBrown Offline
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The noise was coming from the midrange speakers because the tweeters are dead and I stuck my ear up to them.
Funny how nothing was playing and still made noise,weird!
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