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Old 8th January 2013, 11:52 PM   #1
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Hello all
yesterday i managed to score a pair of Marantz imperial 5g's for $5. They where a bit beat up but thats fixable. The problem im having is with the tweeters. Both the cones where pushed in and have ripped, so a replacement is necessary. I measured them and they are 6ohm same with the woofer. The tweeters are a Phenolic ring tweeter and i can only find 8 and 4ohm versions. I would prefer to stick with the original look and design but does anyone have any suggestions on what i can do?
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Old 9th January 2013, 02:52 AM   #2
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You should be able to recone (if you find the old parts.)
Now there's a lot about cone tweeters. First the Re=6 Ohms are indeed the 8 Ohms impedance.
Now you need probably a 2" cone tweeter.
Second the Sensitivity might be in the 90's. Look for the specs.
There's a lot to look for as I said and many places (web) to buy from...
sreten posted this one for another build and kind of SPL on the low side.
JAMO 20132 2" Paper Cone Tweeter 299-965
More:
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Tang Band W2-852SH 2" Shielded Speaker Driver 264-808

Also look at these types FAITAL PRO 3FE20 it might be of interest (I know they are 3" but they are 90 dB's SPL. ) for general info.
Faital Pro 3FE20 3" Speakers - Faital Pro 3FE20 mid-high speaker has a wide frequency range from 100Hz to 20kHz and has a lightweight neodymium magnet - Faital Pro 3FE20 40 watt 3" has an efficiency of 91dB SPL for all high quality mid-high applicati
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Old 9th January 2013, 05:12 AM   #3
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Thanks for the quick reply!
so if i got a pair of 8ohm phenolic tweeters they would do just fine?
i was thinking of getting this exact type here:

Phenolic Ring Tweeter 8 Ohm 270-252

Would these be a suitable replacement?
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Old 9th January 2013, 02:15 PM   #4
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It just looks great to me. Tell us about the sound.
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