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Old 21st September 2008, 11:29 PM   #1
wosfu is offline wosfu  United States
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Default Carver AL- III 48" ribbon intermittent

The 48" ribbon in my Carver AL-III is intermittent. Goes from full on to silent or very quiet. Have switched crossovers and continues. Sometimes piano frequencies have static. Any ideas?
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Old 30th September 2008, 01:04 PM   #2
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Sounds like your ribbon or its contacts are broken. Give bohlender grabener a callhttp://www.bgcorp.com/ . They had a replacement for the ribbon at one time (maybe still do). They may even be willing to repair yours (though I bet that wouldn't be cheap).

Looks like PartsExpress sells the Carver replacement


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Old 2nd October 2008, 02:09 PM   #3
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Thanks for the diagnosis. May give BG a call. Didn't know about PartsExpress. Looks like they have the replacement, but is expensive. I had the speaker apart once and re-soldered some contacts. May try that again.
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