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#90075 - 04/11/05 09:27 PM M3 buzz/vibration
stermarc Offline

Registered: 03/25/05
Posts: 41
Loc: Montana
I've had a pair of M3s for a week and have been noticing a slight buzzing or vibration in one of them, usually on acoustic-bass or low-bass notes, but also once on a strong acoustic guitar chord.

They are stereo-only speakers, "B" speakers off a Sony STR-DA4ES. Has anyone seen ... I mean heard this before?

#90076 - 04/11/05 10:23 PM Re: M3 buzz/vibration
ravi_singh Offline

Registered: 03/14/02
Posts: 1351
Loc: Montreal
call Axiom service an d support. you probably have something loose in there. have you tried slightly tightening the screws around the tweeter and woofer to see if that helps?

#90077 - 04/11/05 11:24 PM Re: M3 buzz/vibration
stermarc Offline

Registered: 03/25/05
Posts: 41
Loc: Montana
Yeah I sort of thought there might be a screw loose somewhere

Probably call Axiom tomorrow for some guidance.

#90078 - 04/11/05 11:44 PM Re: M3 buzz/vibration
F107plus5 Offline

Registered: 01/24/05
Posts: 2034
Loc: Fla. Orig. Mich.
I've been accused of that here too-but not concerning the speakers,(I've had Three M3s for a number of years) but I digress....

#90079 - 04/12/05 07:01 AM Re: M3 buzz/vibration
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Registered: 03/28/05
Posts: 28
Loc: Deep South
I had the same problem with my 22s. ry to isolate what speaker & what driver the buzz comes from, then remove that driver. I'm willing to bet you that you've got a wire that's touching the driver basket and is vibrating at low frequencies. That's what was wrong with mine.
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#90080 - 04/12/05 03:09 PM Re: M3 buzz/vibration
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Registered: 10/12/03
Posts: 494
Loc: Napavine, WA
I had the same problem with a wire, inside the speaker, vibrating in my left M60. Thanks to Joe's guidance, all I had to do was take the rear panel with the binding posts off, pull out the crossover, and try to gently move the wire a bit. I moved it enough were the vibration is only audible (barely) while playing at much higher levels than I usually do, and only when I put my ear directly behind the speaker.

If it's not a loose screw on the speaker, it's most likely a wire inside vibrating on the cabinet.
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