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    Default Newbie - Weird residue on tweeter

    Hi,

    I just received my RTI A5 and while inspecting the tweeter, I saw white spots on the surrounding and was hoping someone could let me know if this is a problem or not?
    Temperaturs have been really low here in Dallas for the past few days and maybe this is what is causing it? Should I try removing it?



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    Anyone from Polk can let me know if this is an issue and I should return the speaker?
    On the photos it looks like the surround material is bubbling but it's not bubbling it's more like a residue that dried out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jdmornai View Post
    Anyone from Polk can let me know if this is an issue and I should return the speaker?
    On the photos it looks like the surround material is bubbling but it's not bubbling it's more like a residue that dried out.


    I have some 5jrs that have a residue somewhat similar. I just wiped it off with a damp cloth. Could be mildew.
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    Btw, that's not the tweeter. It's the rubber surround on one of the mid/woofers. It might not be a problem, but it would bother me, too, especially if I purchased them new. Call Polk on Monday. I bet they take care of you.
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    Clean it with a Q-tip and some windex.
    Please. Please contact me a ben62670 @ yahoo.com. Make sure to include who you are, and you are from Polk so I don't delete your email. Also I am now physically unable to work on any projects. If you need help let these guys know. There are many people who will help if you let them know where you are.
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    Thank you ben62670, Q-Tip with windex worked perfectly. There is no trace of the residue anymore!

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    Very good. I learned that tip here. Stick around these guys are full of.......knowledge.
    Please. Please contact me a ben62670 @ yahoo.com. Make sure to include who you are, and you are from Polk so I don't delete your email. Also I am now physically unable to work on any projects. If you need help let these guys know. There are many people who will help if you let them know where you are.
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    Awesome! Easier than a phone call...

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