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Post Thu May 13, 2010 12:33 am

woofer ?

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this woofer is from my plats, I have owned them since new......

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this is a woofer from the set of silvers I just picked up....

as you can see they are different, I think the silvers had the surrounds replaced, the foam lip is on top of the cone and the center dust cap is bigger and a different material....
or was the speaker design changed during production?

this is relevant to my other post.....

viewtopic.php?f=37&t=11807
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Post Thu May 13, 2010 12:39 am

Re: woofer ?

There are two types of Silvers. One has the platinum woofers the other has the CT woofers. (I think I got that right, or was it the CT that had the platinum woofers, and the T-type had the others). Anyway, there were two types of Silver woofers
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Post Thu May 13, 2010 12:43 am

Re: woofer ?

the serial number is 0314 CT rt/lt
oh I see, I did not know this.....
thanks,
anybody have more info, where these the 1st in the series or the last of the run?
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CARVER: TFM-75, TFM-45(3), SD/A-490T
SUNFIRE: Tube pre
2 sets of ALS'3, set of SILVERS, set of PLATS
AUDIOCONTROL: phase coupled activator
KENWOOD: BASIC M2a (2)

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Post Thu May 13, 2010 9:52 am

Re: woofer ?

Correct me anybody if I'm wrong, but I think they were the early models before Bob standardized on the platinum woofer. As you recall, originals had the honeycomb woofers, not the platinum woofers.
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Post Thu May 13, 2010 5:46 pm

Re: woofer ?

You are correct Bill but as far as I know or have heard wind of, those are the only two types available. I have not heard of any changes to the cone woofer, that is, unless Dynavox has changed the specifications. Regardless, the bottom woofer is the original issue.
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Post Thu May 13, 2010 8:43 pm

Re: woofer ?

I think I will pull one out and take a look later tonight.
these things are heavy, so maybe the subs are replacements of some other origin.....
Ie: bigger magnets, this would account for more weight
the surrounds do not feel like they are that old, ya know that sticky, push your finger thru feel.... :shock:
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#1 BLACK BEAUTY's made by the man, the myth, the legend Bob Carver
CARVER: TFM-75, TFM-45(3), SD/A-490T
SUNFIRE: Tube pre
2 sets of ALS'3, set of SILVERS, set of PLATS
AUDIOCONTROL: phase coupled activator
KENWOOD: BASIC M2a (2)

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Post Thu May 13, 2010 10:02 pm

Re: woofer ?

Show a pic of the back; we can tell you if they are the original woofers.
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Post Fri May 14, 2010 12:04 am

Re: woofer ?

okay here is some pics......

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I think these are oem, the sticky pads are the give away, these are pooped off but the pads math the glue spots on the woofers.....

and the magnets.....
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#1 BLACK BEAUTY's made by the man, the myth, the legend Bob Carver
CARVER: TFM-75, TFM-45(3), SD/A-490T
SUNFIRE: Tube pre
2 sets of ALS'3, set of SILVERS, set of PLATS
AUDIOCONTROL: phase coupled activator
KENWOOD: BASIC M2a (2)

“Youth ages, immaturity is outgrown, ignorance can be educated, and drunkenness sobered, but stupid lasts forever.”
― Aristophanes

The only thing I'll feel......will be the RECOIL
Necronomicon Ex-Mortis....... Klaatu Barada Nikkto
"We should seek the greatest value of our action"

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