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#373856 - 04/20/12 05:59 PM EP125 Subwoofer Crackling noise
backcountrybase Offline
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Hey guys,

I have an EP125 that is making some not so nice crackling noises.

I've uploaded a video so you can hear what I mean..

This was running a Subwoofer test and the volume dial was at 1/4 on the sub. Crossover at 150 and Phase to 0.

I took the woofer out and gave it a quick glance and couldn't see what was making the noise so I figured I would ask here before I give Axiom a call..

EP125 Subwoofer Crackle

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#373860 - 04/20/12 08:30 PM Re: EP125 Subwoofer Crackling noise [Re: backcountrybase]
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does it happen under normal use.
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#373867 - 04/21/12 12:37 AM Re: EP125 Subwoofer Crackling noise [Re: Gr8_White_North]
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give Axiom a call, Brent or JC

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#373886 - 04/21/12 11:33 AM Re: EP125 Subwoofer Crackling noise [Re: Gr8_White_North]
backcountrybase Offline
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Originally Posted By: Socketman
does it happen under normal use.


Yes, It happens during normal playback as well. I just used the Subwoofer test for the video as you can really hear the crackling then.

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#373887 - 04/21/12 11:43 AM Re: EP125 Subwoofer Crackling noise [Re: backcountrybase]
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If it just started recently I would give Axiom a call at the 800 # at the top of the website they usually answer on Saturdays, good luck..
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#373888 - 04/21/12 12:26 PM Re: EP125 Subwoofer Crackling noise [Re: SirQuack]
backcountrybase Offline
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Thanks, called Axiom today. Just waiting to hear back from one of their Engineers.

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#373905 - 04/21/12 03:58 PM Re: EP125 Subwoofer Crackling noise [Re: backcountrybase]
backcountrybase Offline
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Had a bit more free time today So I completely removed the 8" Driver from the enclosure.

When I shake it a bit I can hear something loose in there, sounds like its hitting the dust cap internally. Pretty sure this is what is vibrating in there causing the rattle.

EP125 8" Driver noise

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#374793 - 04/30/12 06:31 PM Re: EP125 Subwoofer Crackling noise [Re: backcountrybase]
backcountrybase Offline
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Axiom sent me a new driver and my EP125 is alive again! No more crackling sounds!

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#374794 - 04/30/12 06:37 PM Re: EP125 Subwoofer Crackling noise [Re: backcountrybase]
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Edited by ClubNeon (04/30/12 06:48 PM)
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