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changing a speaker on an amp
« on: November 19, 2005, 07:33:36 PM »
How easy is it - is it just a case of soldering a new one in?  Or are there any pit falls for the unwary?
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« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2005, 10:44:24 PM »
Just make sure you choose a new one with the same ohm rating (or if you can change it on your amp, make sure you have them set to the same value).
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« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2005, 10:46:24 AM »
The only problem I've had is with some combos that have a tight fit, ie the Super Reverb - you have to remove the amp chassis to get at the speaker mounting bolts!


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« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2005, 12:42:45 PM »
I recently changed the speakers in my 4104, and the hardest thing for me was ordering the correct speaker! Had to wait while the one I got (an 8ohm V30) was swapped for the one I needed (a 16ohm V30). My own daft fault. :(

The connectors were push fit, but soldering them shouldn't be tricky. IMO wiring a guitar's pickups is more complicated. Just remember where all the wires go (make a sketch maybe?), and you should be fine.
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