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Rythmik L12 Subwoofer Review

I got my L12 at the end of the year after all the backorders were resolved. The power switch was loose - didn't think too much of it. Now I find it is stuck on. Anybody else have this problem? I've reached out to Ascend Acoustics and Rythmik - hopefully they can help as a switch that breaks after being toggled twice (once for the first time and then today) seems like a problem.
 
I got my L12 at the end of the year after all the backorders were resolved. The power switch was loose - didn't think too much of it. Now I find it is stuck on. Anybody else have this problem? I've reached out to Ascend Acoustics and Rythmik - hopefully they can help as a switch that breaks after being toggled twice (once for the first time and then today) seems like a problem.
I would contact Enrico or Brian directly at Rythmik. I have seven Rythmik subs (some passed to my boys) and haven't had any problems. Sounds like just a bad switch, but annoying. Rythmik has an excellent reputation for customer service and I'm sure they will take care of you.
 
I would contact Enrico or Brian directly at Rythmik. I have seven Rythmik subs (some passed to my boys) and haven't had any problems. Sounds like just a bad switch, but annoying. Rythmik has an excellent reputation for customer service and I'm sure they will take care of you.

Appreciate the response! Hopefully they get back soon. Otherwise have been enjoying the L12 for everybody who was helped/convinced in getting this sub by ASR.

Definitely annoying as I'd like to be able to turn the sub back to at least Auto. For now I'm resigned to leaving it on or physically unplugging it. I'm sure we'll figure it out!

Picture attached in case there was any confusion for folks. The switch is completely stuck up and seems to be slightly deviated.

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Appreciate the response! Hopefully they get back soon. Otherwise have been enjoying the L12 for everybody who was helped/convinced in getting this sub by ASR.
NP. Enrico usually responds to emails very quickly. If you do not hear in a day or two I would try again.
 
NP. Enrico usually responds to emails very quickly. If you do not hear in a day or two I would try again.
Follow up: Brian responded quickly and thoughtfully, offering multiple solutions. I ended up sending out the old amp and he sent a new one. I can see why its a difficult fix. The switch is embedded with black glue likely as a way to hold it together.
 
I still have 2 of these. Great value.
 
How do Rythmik subwoofers compared to SVS or Genelec subwoofers? Do genelecs have tighter and punchier bass or are they all relatively equal?
 
I got my L12 at the end of the year after all the backorders were resolved. The power switch was loose - didn't think too much of it. Now I find it is stuck on. Anybody else have this problem? I've reached out to Ascend Acoustics and Rythmik - hopefully they can help as a switch that breaks after being toggled twice (once for the first time and then today) seems like a problem.

I never turn mine off anyway. Auto on works just as I want.
 
How do Rythmik subwoofers compared to SVS or Genelec subwoofers? Do genelecs have tighter and punchier bass or are they all relatively equal?

IMO Rythmik has better build quality and $/db vs SVS. Genelec subwoofers are much more expensive for the output they could produce and seem more like "ecosystem" purchases meant to give top performance when used with Genelec monitors and their loudspeaker management system.

Tight or punchy bass is a result of good system integration. If a subwoofer is integrated well and room correction is doing its job, it will sound tight and punchy.
 
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