What are some popular methodologies regarding "speaker breakin"?

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  1. John ODonnell

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    I am expecting my new speakers very soon (fronts + rears + center + sub). I want to make sure I do EVERYTHING to "break" them in properly. Is there a "handbook" on proper speaker break-in methods (ie. db level restrictions,...etc)? If not...can everyone throw in their 2 cents worth?

    Thanks,

    John
     
  2. peter_anderson

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    i have heard some strange ways to break-in speakers faster:

    1. play them loud for 8 hours at a time with reverse polarity (what difference could the polarity make???)

    2. play FM radio static through them at normal listening levels as much as possible for a week (this sounds more logical)

    i have not tested these methods, but my infinity entra center (yes, i know it sucks, but i listen to 70 percent music with two channels) began to sound more neutral after three movies and one 60 minute CD with PLII enabled. it has plateaued after four movies.
     
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