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How can I be certain I didn't damage my Speakers with Transient noise?
Old 21st September 2012
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🎧 5 years
How can I be certain I didn't damage my Speakers with Transient noise?

How can I be certain I didn't damage my Monitor Speakers with Transient noise?

They don't sound dsitorted one bit, is there a way to check for distortion - hearing a type of sine wave or something? What type?

I bought new NHT Monitors - I love them!

One time They were turned on and I plugged my soundcard's usb in my laptop.

The soundcard I believe was at zero volume.

I heard a "Kerklunk" transient noise - not that loud just the standard one.

My speakers are brand new. I hear no distortion at all.

I also am a little detail orientated and paranoid. They sound find but I want to be sure!

I talked to a music store speaker guy and he said - that shouldn't affect them at all - only if it happens alot.

Another guy said the same thing and really for me to stop worrying about it.

I keep asking around and this guy told me yesterday that, I probably dammaged them - that scared me and I'm pretty certain I didn't.

Another time they were turned on and I pluged one speaker into my sound card via rca and heard that transient noise.

I'm pretty certain Monitor speakers are built to take that once or twice - like electric guitars are when you plug them in with the amp on right? Consumers can make small mistakes like that.

I'm just looking for some peace of mind and I will be very careful in the future!

Thanks in advance and I will also reply!
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