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Tannoy 3849 speaker replacement for FSM monitor's
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Old 22nd October 2019, 09:39 PM   #1
planetsize is offline planetsize  United States
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Default Tannoy 3849 speaker replacement for FSM monitor's

Hi I am looking for a recommendation for a speaker replacement for my Tannoy FSM monitor's. I took one of the 15" woofers in to get reconed and the repair shop disappeared, along with my speaker... Anyway I am in the need of a suitable replacement, I tried contacting Tannoy but no response.
looking at partsexpress I though this one might be good
LaVoce WAF153.00 15" Ferrite Woofer 8 Ohm
anybody have a better suggestion?

here is the speaker specs

Maker Tannoy Brand
Additional Model ID Fine Studio Monitor
Form Factor Floorstanding
Signal Path Passive Hardware
Made In United Kingdom
Date Produced 1985-1989
(H W D)
1050mm 720mm 53560mm
41.34" 28.35" 2108.66"
Weight 90kg
Frequency Response 40Hz-20kHz 3dB
Additional Specifications

Midrange/Treble 15" Dual Concentric (3809) Barium Ferrite magnet, PepperPot Waveguide
Bass 15" Woofer (3849)
Impedance (Nominal) 8Ω 4Ω LF Window "In"
Impedance (Minimum) 6Ω 3.5Ω LF Window "In"
Sensitivity (Anechoic) 94dB/2.83V/m
Sensitivity (Domestic) 97dB/2.83V/m
Recommended Amplifier Power 10W-500W
Power Handling (Peak) 700W
Dispersion (-6dB Points) 90 at 10kHz
Phase Response Better than 18 between 500Hz-12kHz
Apparent Acoustic Source 221mm behind baffle
Crossover Frequencies 500Hz, 1kHz 1st Order, Overdamped 2nd Order, SyncSource Time Compensation
Enclosure Type (Midrange) Bass Reflex
Enclosure Type (Bass) Bass Reflex
Enclosure Volume 310l
Enclosure Volume (Midrange) 100l
Enclosure Volume (Bass) 210l
Enclosure Construction (Baffle) 25mm MDF, 35mm MDF
Finish Walnut

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Old 22nd October 2019, 09:49 PM   #2
wtl is offline wtl  Australia
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Tannoy 3849 speaker replacement for FSM monitor's
You might try Cathy Satin at Speaker Exchange.

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