Go Back   Home > Forums > >
Home Forums Rules Articles diyAudio Store Blogs Gallery Wiki Register Donations FAQ Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Planars & Exotics ESL's, planars, and alternative technologies

Final Electrostatic Faults, repair tips needed.
Final Electrostatic Faults, repair tips needed.
Please consider donating to help us continue to serve you.

Ads on/off / Custom Title / More PMs / More album space / Advanced printing & mass image saving
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 2nd January 2012, 03:25 PM   #1
pcutter1 is offline pcutter1
diyAudio Member
Join Date: Dec 2011
Default Final Electrostatic Faults, repair tips needed.

Hi, I have a couple of faulty Final 0.5 panels, one has just begun to spark near the botton corner along the long edge, the other has a "blown" energiser, this appears to be an overheated component within the resin potted unit. The 2 units are from different pairs, the pair with the spark fault have 12v wallwarts and the blown energiser has a 240v mains supply. How can I repair/replace the panel/energiser. Thanks.
  Reply With Quote
Old 2nd January 2012, 07:25 PM   #2
brian t is offline brian t  United Kingdom
diyAudio Member
brian t's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: newcastle
hi, i have recently repaired these had to fit new mylar film ,mine have the wall type psu cant help you with that but the noise you are hearing is probably arcing between the stator panels if there is a slight gap anywhere you will hear this sound remove panel from frame work and apply some good tape around the frame work hold the two frames together tight as you apply the tape to close the gap and that should be ok,if they have not been repaired before then the two panels will be glued together so you wont be able to take them apart without fitting new film.

Last edited by brian t; 2nd January 2012 at 07:32 PM.
  Reply With Quote


Final Electrostatic Faults, repair tips needed.Hide this!Advertise here!
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help needed, Rebuild/repair of Final 0.3 hybrid electrostatics neddy999 Planars & Exotics 17 13th February 2018 11:06 AM
marshall valvestate 8080 repair tips needed skid Instruments and Amps 4 25th April 2006 01:01 PM
amp been in for repair, not fixed need advice to trace faults mrlennon Solid State 254 31st December 2005 01:51 PM
Final 0.4 hybrid ESL electrostatic speakers affordablehifi Planars & Exotics 3 24th March 2005 09:20 PM

New To Site? Need Help?

All times are GMT. The time now is 03:22 PM.

Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Resources saved on this page: MySQL 15.79%
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2018 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©1999-2018 diyAudio