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Genelec's ISS loud noise when turned on

overhere, modified 7 Years ago.

Genelec's ISS loud noise when turned on

Padawan Posts: 60 Join Date: 9/7/09 Recent Posts
I have my 6010B's directly fed from my televisions RCA outputs and I usually hit the on/off switch on the TV (no standby) but leave my 6010B's at standby mode. But when I turn my TV on the speakers causes some really loud noices as they turn on (almost like a really loud click). Is this harmful for the speakers in any way?

I got the newer version (B) for the ISS and I'd really like to use them in standby, but I am really concerned about the noise they make...
overhere, modified 7 Years ago.

Re: Genelec's ISS loud noise when turned on

Padawan Posts: 60 Join Date: 9/7/09 Recent Posts
No one?
ilkka-rissanen, modified 7 Years ago.

Re: Genelec's ISS loud noise when turned on

Yoda Posts: 2564 Join Date: 3/23/09 Recent Posts
Hi,

The speaker itself doesn't make much noise when turning on/off so it must come from your TV. Typically this doesn't hurt the speakers in any way because they have protective circuits against this type of failure.
overhere, modified 7 Years ago.

Re: Genelec's ISS loud noise when turned on

Padawan Posts: 60 Join Date: 9/7/09 Recent Posts
Hapoy to hear it wont damage the speakers. But I have to solve this anyway. Could it help with a mains filter or external pre-amplifier?
ilkka-rissanen, modified 7 Years ago.

Re: Genelec's ISS loud noise when turned on

Yoda Posts: 2564 Join Date: 3/23/09 Recent Posts
A mains filter does not probably do anything but a device, for example preamplifier, which volume you can turn down before turning on your tv would probably do the trick and stop the noise from reaching the speakers.
overhere, modified 7 Years ago.

Re: Genelec's ISS loud noise when turned on

Padawan Posts: 60 Join Date: 9/7/09 Recent Posts
A mains filter does not probably do anything but a device, for example pre amplifier, which volume you can turn down before turning on your tv would probably do the trick and stop the noise from reaching the speakers.


A quality preamplifier would make them sound better aswell. I'll have to get one then :)