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Old 11th February 2010, 11:34 PM   #1
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Default help with replacement tweeter replacement - KLH twenty three

I bought a pair of KLH twenty three 2 way speakers in 1974 and used them about 8 years, then opened up (resistance) one tweeter. I bought some replacement Peavey's, but have been toting the KLH's around through 2 moves, I liked them. I see on the "M" supplier that everybody in the western US deals with that their website has a "speaker selector". I can figure out the construction (paper cone) diameter, (3") and probably impedence, at least DC resistance. Is there some more scientific measurement I can make on the one that works that will help me select something that might match sonicly?
Incidently my driver amp was a dynakit Stereo 70, not exactly overpowered and not known for RF oscillations. My previous speaker set, a pair of LWE 3's, also blew a tweeter.
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Old 15th February 2010, 12:50 AM   #2
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Hi indianajo,
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You can see by the reference numbers in the back, the tweeter you need, maybe similar to this one.
Pair of KLH Tweeter Speakers New P/N 117035
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Old 15th February 2010, 12:54 AM   #3
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I may have a pair of the correct KLH tweeters kicking around... do they have a metal screen in front with fiberglass behind?

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