Polk Magnifi One sub unsyncing

I have the polk magnifi one with wireless sub and having trouble with it becoming unsynced. I believe it is this model https://polkaudio.com/products/magnifi-one

I spoke to customer service about it and the guy said Wifi interference is disturbing the blutooth connection. Is this even a thing? He said moving it from the wifi modem should fix it. I've tried the best I can but don't have a lot of outlets in my house and my entertainment center is all centralized near my cable input. Is this my issue or is it something else? Sub is probably 2 feet away from modem and soundbar 4 ft. Tried moving the sub to back of the room (only other place with an outlet) and it still blurbs and becomes disconnected. It can really make a movie unpleasant with the bass cutting in and out all the time. Any thoughts on how to remedy this?


  • Anything? Sorry this may be a noob topic, but really haven't found anything insightful on the subject.
  • gimpod
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    I would try and see if you can change the channel your Wifi uses.

    Hope it helps.
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  • tonyb
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    Yes, it is "a thing". As suggested, try putting your other wifi stuff on different channels, as far away numerically as the others.

    How many other devices do you have using wifi ?

    Not to be a stick in the mud, ok...I'll be a stick in the mud for a second. Wifi interference can happen on any product and it's a pain in the rear to nail down. This will eventually happen to most, with any given product which is why I always preferred a wired solution when possible.

    You can also try unplugging the device that's giving you problems. Unplug it, wait about 2 or 3 minutes and plug it back in. This will reset it, and hopefully re-establish your connection. You may also want to try that on your router....sometimes these things need a re-boost every now and then. Good luck to you and let us know if any of this works out for you.
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  • You can change the channel on Wifi? Lol how do you do that? I have a dual-band router/modem, but it had this problem before on the single. I thought the modem is locked into a certain frequency and you can't "change the channel."

    I have my entertainment system (XBOX) hardwired if that makes a difference and have noticed when I get on my cell phone or other wifi device it tends to cut out more.