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Servo 15 thermal overload!

Discussion in 'Home Cinema Speakers' started by DSM, Jul 19, 2003.

  1. DSM

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    I was watching Treasure Planet last night and my 2 servo's cut out/in a couple of times(thermal overload), there is constant sub bass throughout most of the film which is the really shaky type. The room was quite warm and the Barco G808s doesn't help, maybe I was listening too loud! I was thinking of getting a couple of small fans
    to mount behind the servo's to try to keep them cool, any ideas & no I wont turn it down!:mad:

    Dave
     
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    Well the subs were set way too high which explains the overwhelming sub-bass throughout the film, sounded good though or should I say felt! The subs were about 25 db over the main speakers, the kids must like there bass as they did the adjustments! Anyway they shouldn't be overheating anymore as they are now just ticking over as they were before, my joists can rest again until it gets pumped up again, its amazing what proper sub bass can do to a building and my walls are 3foot thick!
    Guess I dont need the fans yet but aircon would be nice:smashin:

    Dave :suicide:
     
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    LOL:)

    Know what you mean about the heat though, the fan on my projector keeps speeding up:(
     
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    See, we could have told you that, but you said you wouldn't turn them down....
     
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    25dB over your main speakers? That is a substantial difference compared to your main speakers lol. What volume did you watch Treasure Planet at and by having the sub 25dB over main speakers, won't that make the LFE far, far too dominating over the rest of the speakers? :eek:
     
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    Always listen above ref. level. Due to the design of my room which is in the top of a my garage with plasterboard walls & loads of rockwool & black material lined walls (20'x12') the whole place just shakes with no rattles though, it's an amazing effect & sounds like thunder outside in the garden!

    It was the overall volume I wouldn't turn down!
    A mate watched The Haunting last night he kept on saying "f***in hell - Jesus christ" I guess he liked the sub effects!

    Dave
     
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    Enjoy your AV hobby while it lasts Dave. You'll be deaf in a few years and will have to take up bird-watching or stamp collecting. I don't have much hope for your kid's future either. :(
     
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    Can you say that again I didn't quite hear that.
     
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    Are you sure you always listen above reference levels? Most people are comfortable watching their movies between -20dB to
    -10dB and some even consider -10dB loud.

    Do you have each speaker calibrated to the same levels so that they are all ballanced?
     

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