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Old 08-18-2016, 10:23 PM   #1
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Any Questions about FR's resolve to build cheap?

I love the power of three's

1) I had to chuckle when I discovered the outside speakers were wire mono. (I assume to save on wire cost)

2) When I found no bluetooth on the entertainment pod labeled as having bluetooth, I just went "really?"

3) But then as i was listening to the opening bass riffs from Avishai Cohen trio, I assumed I had blown my ceiling speakers.

WOW!

My question for the folks at FR is in simple multiple choice form.

As the people responsible for the design, implication and QC are you

A) laughing at us a buyers because you have scammed us on such a fraudulent ploy?

B) Continue to ignore however many folks have pointed that out to you on the thousand of units you build.

C) Be the employers of the largest group of people who are so daft that no one really knows that foreign objects bouncing on paper speaker cones is a bad thing?



Meantime..anyone found a fix like a backing for this scenario? The stuffing is going to continue to bounce over to the speakers till I can isolate them...
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Old 08-18-2016, 11:58 PM   #2
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They must so proud of their accomplishments? Managements must be a bunches of walking dead. Those are the kind of people who are screaming louder " Foreign workers stole our jobs". Looking in the mirror, but than again they are dead. What am I talking about?
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Old 08-19-2016, 06:13 AM   #3
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It's our own fault for continuing to buy these units. I'm guilty too. My love for camping overrides my common sense and I bought another camper this year knowing anything I can afford will be poorly built. It's been to the dealer four times for build defects and lack of quality control. They will keep making them as long as we keep buying them.
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Old 08-19-2016, 07:11 AM   #4
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Remove some of the foam and make a backing for the speaker out of brown oven paper hot glue it in four spots around the speaker and reinstall. I'm not an audio tech but seems like and easy fix to me. JMHO
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Old 08-19-2016, 07:46 AM   #5
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It's pretty easy to buy some speaker baffles to put behind the speakers to prevent the stuff from getting in there.
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Old 08-19-2016, 08:03 AM   #6
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Remove some of the foam and make a backing for the speaker out of brown oven paper hot glue it in four spots around the speaker and reinstall. I'm not an audio tech but seems like and easy fix to me. JMHO
I could envision something like that only a net that will allow air movement since that is the driving force of sound reproduction. The best fix will be an enclosure and screened port for air. A version of this would be perfect - if i can find a size for limited space.
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Old 08-19-2016, 08:30 AM   #7
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This is how I fixed the $h1tty sound system:

https://www.amazon.com/UE-BOOM-Wirel.../dp/B00CM0XHNS

Works well inside and out.
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His point is he should have to fix anything he bought a new trailer


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Old 08-19-2016, 12:13 PM   #9
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Maybe one day the Japanese and the S. Koreans will decide to get in the RV business. Then the US industry would pay attention to quality.
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One day we should make an honest effort to establish an advocacy group and possibly one day with enough voices these manufactures may take note
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