Where to find a replacement driver for Acoustic Research?

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  1. MatthewJames

    MatthewJames Auditioning

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    I have an Acoustic Research Phantom 252c center speaker. One of the drivers is bad and I cannot find a replacement for it. It uses Illusion drivers and they no longer do business in the US and since AR changed hands I cannot get an answer from them. Can anyone recommend a replacement for the "blown" driver?
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    DarrenAlan Stunt Coordinator

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    If the center uses two drivers (in a typical MTM layout) I would replace both drivers. That way you're at least assured of having them match acoustically and presenting your amp with the same impedance load. Just a suggestion, especially if the drivers are only running $10-15 apiece.....
     
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    You could always try to find another one on eBay.

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  6. MatthewJames

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    I've tried everywhere and talked to many people, including the places listed. They all told me that because of the Illusion drivers size (shallow depth), they could not find a replacement.

    Any other ideas?
     

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