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Speaker measurement

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by IheartGUNS, Aug 28, 2012.

  1. IheartGUNS

    IheartGUNS WaCo Well-Known Member

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    I blew my damn home theater sub, so now I'm looking for a replacement speaker. I bought this thing waaay over a decade ago, so I forgot the specs. My question is: How to measure the size of the speaker? Do I measure the basket, the cone or????

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Garg

    Garg east of portland metro Hold my beer..... watch this Bronze Supporter

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    The standard sizes are 8", 10", 12", 15", 18" and (I know) 21"
    Anything close to those are going to be a match, more or less. Very rarely are the baffle sizes off enough that you cannot fit a standard driver.
     
  3. PaulZ

    PaulZ Oregon City Active Member

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    there used to be a guy who re-cones speakers out on Sandy almost to 122nd. Long time since I have used them. Garg has it nailed
     
  4. Garg

    Garg east of portland metro Hold my beer..... watch this Bronze Supporter

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    It's actually more like 84th and Sandy. Jamac is the business. We have them recone all of our drivers. Eagleworks used to be the main reconer in town, but he does it very rarely now. :(
     
  5. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Jamac is the place. Super nice folks. I used them for my pinball machine replacement speakers.
    Drag the speaker into their shop, you wont be disappointed.
     
  6. IheartGUNS

    IheartGUNS WaCo Well-Known Member

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    Never thought of repairing the driver. Hmm, I guess I'll look into that. Thanks. Anyone else you recommend?
     
  7. Key-Hay

    Key-Hay North Carolina Active Member

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  8. Garg

    Garg east of portland metro Hold my beer..... watch this Bronze Supporter

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    One more thing to check is if the fuse (assume self powered here) is good. If it's externally powered, never mind :)