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My 8250's, are they faulty?

23db, modified 12 Years ago.

My 8250's, are they faulty?

Youngling Posts: 2 Join Date: 5/9/09 Recent Posts
Hello,
Just registered....how's everybody doing?
I own a pair of 8250's.....I have had them for quite a while.
Just recently I have noticed they seem to peak quite easily.
It seems they "red line" when they should be really pumping.
When the red light goes on and the volume is at a certain level, it doesn't go off.....
I know it's not the mix, purely because it doesn't happen at the same point within my tracks.
It almost seems completely random but it will always happen.
Not great....
Are my speakers faulty :?:
christophe-anet, modified 12 Years ago.

Re: My 8250's, are they faulty?

Jedi Knight Posts: 188 Join Date: 3/23/09 Recent Posts
Hello,

Thanks for your post and question. In general, service issues should be directly addressed to the distributor/service centre of your country for fast and efficient handling of servicing.

To understand better what could be the cause of this peaking problem, we need some more details about your installation:
- Are you using the AES/EBU input or the analog input?
- What is the audio source you are using (own mix, CD or DVD source?)
- Are you using GLM software and network control, or are you working in the stand-alone mode (without GLM and control network)?

Knowing all this would help us to solve the problem. Thanks in advance.

Best regards,
23db, modified 12 Years ago.

Re: My 8250's, are they faulty?

Youngling Posts: 2 Join Date: 5/9/09 Recent Posts
Hello Christophe

Thanks for responding.

I have only ever used the Analogue inputs on the speakers....never used the digital inputs.
The speakers were set up using the GLM software (I used to work at a Genelec reseller and borrowed the microphone kit whilst I was setting them up)
I'm currently using a Digidesign C|24 and the monitors are being fed from a DSUB - XLR M loom

I'm seriously considering purchasing the measurement microphone.

Dan
christophe-anet, modified 12 Years ago.

Re: My 8250's, are they faulty?

Jedi Knight Posts: 188 Join Date: 3/23/09 Recent Posts
Hello Dan,

Thanks for your reply on our various questions. One comment concerning the monitor input level matching: since you are using the 8250A's analog input it is worth calibrating the maximum output level of his Digidesign C|24 to make sure you do not exceed the +7 dBu maximum input level in the 8250A.

Hope the above information and your personal findings on the audio content of the source material will allow you to find out where the problem lies. Please keep us informed.

Best regards,