Tweeter replacement

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  1. Jack Keck

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    Hope I picked the right area for this one.

    The tweeter on one of my Polk Monitor 7Cs blew. Polk wants $60 for the replacement part plus shipping. The speakers are 22 years old. Should I try replacing the tweeter or start thinking about new speakers? Might there be a less expensive alternative to the Polk replacement tweeter?

    Bear in mind that I have a degree from a major university and am a career civil servant (25 1/2 years) and have done nothing other than plugging in the componants for my stereo. Therefore, I wonder if I have the skill to even try this.

    Thanks,
     
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  3. Jack Keck

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    Thanks, Jack. That looks EXACTLY like my tweeter, which have BLACK domes. I've since received an e-mail from Polk which said that if I can use a screwdriver, I can do the job myself.

    This brings up another possibility, though. Since I currently have a two channel set-up, it seems that I could get four of these. One to replace my blown one and the others to build matching surrounds/center.

    CRAP, now I gotta learn about building speakers, don't I?

    Thanks, again.

    Jack
     
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    My Peerless tweeter from Parts Express. It fit perfectly and sounds great. Thanks again, Jack.
     
  5. Jack Keck

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    As far as I can tell, it does.

    Jack
     

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