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Old 6th January 2013, 07:24 PM   #1
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Default Castle chester upgrade

Thought I might throw this out there and see what modifications anyone has done with these speakers?
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Old 6th January 2013, 07:43 PM   #2
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Pictures? I'm not familiar with these speakers.

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Old 6th January 2013, 11:17 PM   #3
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Advice - Replacement drivers for Castle Chester speakers
Impedance varies with frequency, use impedance plots of your drivers and make crossover calculations using the actual impedance of the driver at the crossover frequency
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Old 7th January 2013, 04:52 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by PeteMcK View Post
Hi thanks for the reply yes I have seen the thread, it really is covering replacement drivers their parameters etc.
My nephew has just bought a pair (his 1st real set of hifi speakers) I was wondering if anyone had worked on the crossovers/cabs/wiring etc. There is very little written about them anywhere on line except people who own(ed) them like them.

I know Winslow audio will upgrade with bespoke crossovers Morel caw 638 and scanspeak 2905 tweeters. This equates to a considerable cost.

As for pics next time I visit I will take some pics including crossovers.

Thanks Ian
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Old 7th January 2013, 05:16 PM   #5
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Most people would be very happy with a pair of Chesters
in original full working order. You would have to be quite
talented and know what you are doing to "improve" them.

rgds, sreten.

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Old 8th January 2013, 04:30 AM   #6
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Yeah, mission impossible.
I guess you can't find any "musical" wood anymore...
And old drivers might be in high demand/regard too?!
Plus must be difficult to tune a TL for a new driver, or the other way around.
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