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    Always good to hear another success story! I'm...

    Always good to hear another success story! I'm surprised anyone manages to follow my convoluted directions.

    I'm afraid I can't really answer your question about the auto-power on feature very...
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    Looks good to me. A word of advice if you haven't...

    Looks good to me. A word of advice if you haven't already ordered the parts: its a good idea to order one or two spares of each in case a lead breaks or something.
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    C20 and 21 are the two large caps. You can see...

    C20 and 21 are the two large caps. You can see the schematics and PCB layouts here: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B5c0IGpsS0fcOTgyMmM5ZTUtMjcxYS00NTA5LWJjNDAtMzRkMzBlNGViNzVi/edit?usp=sharing .
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    No, no it isn't. $50 buys you way more on the...

    No, no it isn't.

    $50 buys you way more on the used speaker market than a pair of R15's. I think I paid $50 for mine new (on sale) at CC. If you are looking for something that size, and price...
  5. Need Help Its interesting that they both started to do it...

    Its interesting that they both started to do it at the same time. Does the humming stop when you switch them off in the back?

    It sounds like the power supply on the built-in amps is toast (the...
  6. This is a bit strange, but any speakers can be...

    This is a bit strange, but any speakers can be prone to dead spots in the bass. Have you tried playing with the speaker position? Moving them closer or farther from walls etc?

    Do you get the same...
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    Silly Rabbit, I'm thrilled to hear that my...

    Silly Rabbit,
    I'm thrilled to hear that my advice helped someone!

    In retrospect it was probably the smaller caps that were bad and causing the secondary (quieter) buzzing rather than the voltage...
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    Need Help I'm wouldn't consider myself knowledgeable about...

    I'm wouldn't consider myself knowledgeable about failure rates or sales volumes. It was just idle speculation really. Almost every time I poke around on this forum it seems there's someone...
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    Need Help really? why? just because a man listens to chroal...

    really? why? just because a man listens to chroal music doesn't mean he should be reported. :tongue:

    or am i missing something?

    @nonothing

    well first, i would try swapping the front and the...
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    Need Help this seems to be common theme among polk powered...

    this seems to be common theme among polk powered subs. it sounds like the same problem that i had with some rt1000i towers with active subs. check out this thread and many others if you do a search....
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    have you tried using fresh batteries? -or- try...

    have you tried using fresh batteries?
    -or-
    try one of these remote range extender relay things. ratshack sells em for $20.
    http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2103599
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    Need Help Let me guess... 1. Is it a) a clean sounding...

    Let me guess...

    1. Is it a) a clean sounding 60hz "hum" or b) a dirty "buzz"?
    2. Does the hum go away when you disconnect the speaker wire but leave the AC power plugged in?
    3. Does the it get...
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    Need Help Sounds like a problem with the amp. Most likely...

    Sounds like a problem with the amp. Most likely the reason that you don't hear the problem when the sub is completely disconnected is that the auto power on isn't getting tripped. Try unplugging the...
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    Got my parts from digi-key and hooked everything...

    Got my parts from digi-key and hooked everything up (before I was using recycled parts). I am pleased to say that they hum is completely gone.

    I'm not sure exactly which modification solved the...
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    happened to my rt1000i's woofer. apparently this...

    happened to my rt1000i's woofer. apparently this is a pretty common with polks. http://www.oaktreevintage.com/Polk-Audio_Speaker_Parts.htm (see "Note about Polk Audio speakers.")
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    Fixed!!

    Yes, the amp is everything attached to the metal plate on the back of the speaker cabinet.


    Don't be so hard on yourself, YJ. :p

    UPDATE--For me this turned out to be a pretty simple,...
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    For Sale I need an mw7200 woofer. Unfortunately my post...

    I need an mw7200 woofer. Unfortunately my post count is too low to send you a PM.
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    RT1000i rebuild

    I have a set of RT1000i towers with powered subs. Or, more accurately, I had powered subs, but both of the amplifiers died a painful buzzing death. By buzzing, I don't mean ground loop hum that...
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    I have the same problem with my RT1000i speakers....

    I have the same problem with my RT1000i speakers. The one of the subs made an awful buzzing/rumbling sound that wouldn't stop unless it was unplugged. I got it fixed at a hi-fi store and for one...
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    mw7200 and mw7201 (rt1000i)

    Hi,
    I own a lovely pair of rt1000i floorstanding loudspeakers with built-in powered "subs". The sub amps are both broken. I'm ok with that since I have a real sub. The midrange woofer is broken on...
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    mw7200 and 7201 in rt1000i

    Hi,
    I own a lovely pair of rt1000i floorstanding loudspeakers with built-in powered "subs". The sub amps are both broken. :( I'm ok with that since I have a real sub. The midrange woofer is broken...
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