popping sound in subwoofer

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  1. John*DB

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    I just recently put together my first HT system. I have a JBL 250 subwoofer.

    Last nite...while still testing out/tweaking system, I was scanning through the DVD menues in several DVDs. Every so often, there would be an audible "POP" from the sub. Not real loud...but alarming...

    What is it? I am hooked up by digital audio. I have yet to calibrate everything but I don't think that should have anything to do with it.

    Let me know...thanks!!

    John
     
  2. Wayne A. Pflughaupt

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    This will often happen when the receiver switches between two-channel and 5.1. It’s not uncommon for DVD’s to utilize both when switching between the menu and other “start up” displays.

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  3. Phil Iturralde

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    Popping sounds is not normal and it's probably indicates that your sub level is too 'hot' vs. overall audio volume. NOTE: Most Menu volume is higher vs. the actual DVD movie.

    Turn it down and REF Calibrate your HT setup ASAP.

    Phil
     

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