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Genelec 8351A buzzing sound coming from woofer surround

moebsv, muokattu 7 Kuukautta sitten.

Genelec 8351A buzzing sound coming from woofer surround

Youngling Viestejä: 2 Liittymispäivä: 25.11.2021 Viimeisimmät viestit

Hello all,
I recently purchased second hand a pair of 8531As and am very happy with them. I do have, however one cause for worry. I usually listen to the speakers at a (hopefully) resonable level, far below clipping (blinking red LED). I do, however, listen to some material containing some very low frequency information. Despite being driven only at this level, the woofers can sometimes produce a "buzzing" noise, as if the surround was vibrating against something, when reproducing especially low-end content. With certain content, this buzzing can be very audible.

Find below a web link to a recording which produces this effect :
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tNy6tEkweI&ab_channel=HATE

 Also find attached below a video recording which attempts to showcase this buzzing noise. Please pardon the low quality, this was recorded with what was on-hand - a phone. The buzzing is present on all four woofers (both on either speaker) although it seems to appear around slightly different frequencies on either speaker. This results in a few questions :

Could the woofers be damaged ? Besides this single issue, the speakers otherwise work very well.
Is this buzzing indicative of content that could potentially be damaging to the speakers ? Should I lower the level when playing this type of music ?
What is the best way of removing this buzzing ? Should I set up a filter, or invest in a subwoofer ?

Many thanks,

Valentin

jani-oksanen, muokattu 7 Kuukautta sitten.

RE: Genelec 8351A buzzing sound coming from woofer surround

Jedi Master Viestejä: 449 Liittymispäivä: 30.3.2017 Viimeisimmät viestit

Hello,

Please fill contact form and we will get back to you ASAP with further instructions:

https://support.genelec.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

Best regards,
Jani Oksanen
Customer Service

moebsv, muokattu 7 Kuukautta sitten.

RE: Genelec 8351A buzzing sound coming from woofer surround

Youngling Viestejä: 2 Liittymispäivä: 25.11.2021 Viimeisimmät viestit

Hello,

Thank you for the very prompt reply. I have submitted a request using your supplied link.

Many thanks,

Valentin