It has lower efficiency and therefore lower output, particularly at the cutoff frequency where it can be easily overdriven. Originally Posted by Scott. Buying new diaphragms is not a bad idea, in any case. Robert is in the middle of moving, but if he can find these parts he will bring them to me to photograph. Altec a driver help. Steve I’m forced to wonder about your source and his credibility. No additional import charges at delivery!

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All times are GMT Payment method Buyer protection on eBay. Jim Dickinson states the was made from to and then rebranded as the in Last edited by thymanst; at Mouse over to Zoom – Click to enlarge. Results 1 to 5 of 5. I dont know if it was redone or not – I remember that JBL had some drivers that said 16 ohm but they were all 8ohm – I was hoping this was the same kind of deal – I saw some heathkit a drivers on auction right now that read around 14 ohms for each 8 ohm on label – anywayI’m just trying to get a handle on the varible ohm reading.


While Altec did indeed sell the A for use with the B horn and N cross-over for a short time, they later changed their recommendation and stated the A should not be employed for any cutoff lower than hz. Originally Posted by Ruediger.

Here is Altec components for ish as I’ve been told by prior owner. Steve I’m forced to wonder about your source and his credibility. There are numerous specs for this and the other Altec drivers in the catalogs on our site here: I did drill an extra hole in my B’s and mount JBL ‘s. So will it just require some adjustment with the attenuator, or will I need to modify the crossover? I am considering building a pair of speakers, 806 use them from Hz and up to perhaps Khz where a JBL will take over.

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I am sorry you consider this a moment of stupidity. The sims and performance measurements are in this thread, which 80a be of interest to dual applications. How high db for 1w do you think they have? In a moment of stupidity I order a driver off that auction site that was 16 ohm when I needed a 8 ohm The two measuremtns are two completely differant animals that do not live in the same jungle.


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I have had a 16 ohm pair for over twenty years an never had much luck with them mounted on either the B or the B. Report item – opens in a new window or tab. Extra Tabs by vBulletin Hispano.

I’ve been busy working and trying to finish up various hifi projects. Although they look the same externally, the A has laneing considerably smaller alnico magnet than the A which was its successor.

Item specifics Seller Notes: Image not available Photos not available for this variation. Aug 03, There can be problems with the push connectors, etc. Jamestown, New York, United States.

There are several options to correct both issues, and you can read about them here: Learn More – opens in a new window or tab Any international shipping is paid in part to Pitney Lansimg Inc.

Add to watch list. The most common use for the A was with the B horn and N cross-over in such systems as the Valencia and A