I posted about this before a while ago.. people that replied said it's because of the DVD I was watching, where they did a bad job with the audio. Basically, I'll be watching something and when there's a loud/high pitched sound (usually a scream or yell) I hear a faint crackling sound coming from the center speaker (where most of the sound is coming from anyway) .. it seems to me that it sounds like the speakers can't handle what's coming out.. but I really don't know much about this stuff.. Anyway, it used to do it occasionally and always with the same DVDs at the same parts, but after recently tweaking some speaker volume settings in my receiver, I've been noticing it a LOT more now, almost any DVD has this problem now. My speakers don't make that buzz type sound like when they've been blown out, it's nothing like that.. it's just like some kind of staticy sound mixed in when there's something really loud. I've tried retweaking the volume settings and I just can't get rid of it at all now. As far as I know, for what I have and the money I spent, my speakers and receiver are really good. I did a lot of research before I bought it all and I got what sounded best to me. I have a monster cable optical cable going from the dvd to the receiver, and monster xp speaker cable all around, with monster banana clip thingies pluged into the receiver and speakers to connect the wires to. The only thing in my system that might be "cheapy" is my dvd player, it was Sony's cheapest model from about a year and a half ago. Could it just be that the player can't reproduce the sound good enough? I really have no clue why this keeps happening, but it's getting really annoying Anyone know how I can fix this or what I can do?