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Klipsch KSW12 "auto off"

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#1 of 2 OFFLINE   Jeff McMaster

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Posted April 18 2003 - 10:36 AM

My Klipsch KSW12 auto off does not work. I have to manually switch the sub off (and on). Does anyone know of how to fix?

#2 of 2 OFFLINE   Bill Kane

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Posted April 18 2003 - 11:42 AM

Jeff, Many times people post saying there must be something wrong with their hardware, when usually it can be traced to CONNECTIONS. Here's the classic "fix" for sub AUTO-ON. (To review, as you know, the Auto-On feature allows the sub amp to sleep after a set period of no signal. Usually a LED lite goes from red to green or viceversa. It's left in standby 24/7) Some subs wont power up when a new signal is sent because the SWFR LEVEL setting in the receiver's remote set-up menu is set too near the bottom of the scale. The trick is to raise this about 6dB and then recalibrate (Yes, you have to do this) the sub with a SPL meter by turning down the sub amp's knob to compensate. As a last resort, others also will get a RadioShack Y-Splitter (Female to 2 Male)to boost the SUBOUT cable signal to the sub amp's L&R. Otherwise a splitter isnt needed. Then recalibrate! bill !

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