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Old 26th July 2004, 07:37 AM   #1
SamS is offline SamS  United States
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Default Replace Baby Advent I Woofer

What suggestions do you have in replacing the 6.5 inch woofer in my old baby Advents. The foam is rotted out. Replacing the foam isn't worth the effort I 'd rather just upgrade to a new 6.5 in driver. At Meniscus I saw Chinese for $20, Vifa at $40 and Dyna like at $80. Has anyone done the same?
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Old 26th July 2004, 12:25 PM   #2
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I'd be well sure that you don't try to replace a very low Qms acoustic suspension driver with a high Qms driver meant for a vented box. I can't speal for the Baby, but the original Advent woofer had an Fs of 19Hz yet still ran to over 2kHz. Matching the original driver specs would be critical.
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Old 26th July 2004, 11:32 PM   #3
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go ahead and do the foam replacement, or ebay a replacement oem driver. thats the best way to go if you want to keep the advent sound.

Kenwood VR6070, Panasonic 53wx53, 3 sets of double advents across the front, dual 1245, MA282e.
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