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Old 10th November 2008, 09:25 PM   #1
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Hi All,
I'm new here. I just recently came across two pair of AMT 1c's (4 total) that I'm in the proccess of restoring. I just painted the tops and currently sanding the bottoms for staining. All the drivers and crossovers are fine. The PR's will need refoaming. Looks like the drivers were refoamed and caped at one point. I was wondering about the spec's for these speakers.

1. RMS/Peak Wattage
2. crossover points

I heard that upgrading the caps in the xovers make a difference. Anybody have experience with that? Cap values and such?

When I'm done with them, I may try to get rid of them, or I might keep them. Not sure at this point.

Oh yeah, I need a few ESS tags too if you know were to find them.

Thanks!
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Old 18th November 2008, 11:38 PM   #2
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Maybe try Sacramento CA Craigslist for parts. ESS was in the Sacramento area in various incarnations for decades.

Just before each incarnation folded or changed ownership there seemed to be a tradition of small parts flying out the back door of the manufacturing facility.

Somebody in the area likely has dusty ESS badges stuck up on their garage wall next to the jar of rusty nails.

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Old 4th December 2008, 03:53 PM   #3
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Have you tried looking on The Audio Circuit?

I found this link that might be worth a shot:

http://www.audiocircuit.com/index.ph...MT-1-B&cc=909#

Hope this helps
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Old 4th December 2008, 04:39 PM   #4
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Also perused some more and found this retailer in your neck of the woods:

http://www.speakerrepair.com/ocsdiaphragms.html
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Old 9th May 2009, 10:32 PM   #5
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HI:
HOW IS THE PROJECT GOING.

I HAVE PAIR OF AMT1A'S THAT ARE ASKING FOR REFERB THAT I JUST KEEP PUTTING OFF.

ANY LUCK REDOOING THE PR'S?
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Old 14th May 2009, 12:27 AM   #6
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ESS with a number of the old crew have re-established themselves in Southern California. Orange County Speaker works is an outlet for their stock of repair parts.

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