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I checked for voltage across the primary wires heading into the main transformer and it was fine at VAC. More can be learned from the THX website, www. A search for the transformer revealed that the transformer is no longer available for purchase. MP3 two-channel soundcard miniplug. Next I removed all screws to open the access panel.

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A two channel system had the potential to conquer a market much like the v. I found an excellent webpage posted by Dale Ptomedia that provides many electronic schematics and descriptions to explain the operation of the 2. I was missing sound from the right sided speaker!!!!

Klipsch ProMedia 2.1 Subwoofer

With W of power, the system was of a magnitude unheard of in the PC audio arena. The large format system was great for many people, including both gamers and those implementing a computer based home theatre system.

The design was based on user feedback-even the format comes from those that obviously wanted quality to be brought down to the 2. Next K,ipsch removed all screws to open the access panel. The system consists of two satellites utilizing a two way design, with Klipsch MicroTractrix horns accompanied by a 3″ midrange driver.

Everything looked ok, darn. Installation of the new transformer went pretty with some soldering and heat shrink tubing and I was delighted when first switching it on I could hear all the usual peomedia of life.


However, this solution was far from perfect. Failure of main power transformer. After studying the .21 for the main power supply I noticed that the next step was to test the secondary transformer wires that provide lower voltage both in positive and negative relation. The obvious solution was for a company to produce a high quality sound kklipsch for use with a computer or other personal audio device, such as a portable CD or MP3 player.

Klipsch Audio Technologies Retail price: Though there is a marketing factor involved in utilizing the THX certification, there is testing and standards in place to back it up.

Klipsch ProMedia

No green light skbwoofer the control module, no thump of the subwoofer when switched on, and no internal click of the relay. Two-way system using 0.

The “next step” premiered last October with the introduction of the ProMedia 2. The subeoofer step was to check that the main fuse was not blown.

Klipsch ProMedia subwoofer repair – Page 1

The fuse appeared intact to the eye and also subwoorer fine when testing with a digital multimeter DMM. Here’s how Klipsch describes their system: One note to add: Log in Don’t have an account?

The sub unit, tucked away in a ported enclosure that also contains the W amplifier, contains a 6. Go to Klipsch Home. See page 2 from my Klipsch Home page. It has nice rich sound with impressive bass.


Resistance Values of New Transformer. It was obvious now that a computer sound system could sound extremely good and have power, but there were many users for whom the 4 channel system was less than ideal. If this certain transformer is not available you after trying the eBay route you can use different ones as long as it has they have the same exact values and are also center tapped bipolar.

Since I had just finished reading a book about electronics I decided to give this repair my best attempt and klipxch it worked. Some people note that their units get quite hot on the back aluminum access panel and I know from opening the unit that the power amplifier transistors are coupled to this panel to keep them cool.

Testing main transformer primary wiring. Back Aluminum Panel heat dissipater. The subwoofer of the Klipsch Pomedia 2.

Some of the new high quality personal audio systems are being produced by startup companies, and some by computer accessory companies.