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Old 07-06-02, 10:56 AM
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Altec Lansing subwoofer problem - or is it?

I recently added a different speaker/subwoofer set to my pc. I had been using a small Boston Acoustics set (also w/ a sub), but I came into posession of a used Altec Lansing set, which came with a substantially larger subwoofer.

Here's the problem:
The Altecs sound fine at relatively "normal" levels, but I turn up an mp3, I notice the sub produces some odd sounding pops.

I'm running SoundBlaster Audigy on a Win98 1.3ghz system.

Is it safe to assume the sub is flawed?
Is it better for the sub to sit on carpet, or on one of those plastic floor pads?
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Do you have a knob to adjust the bass in the sub? maybe it's set too high.

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