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Checking for blown tweeter??

Discussion in 'Pro Audio Equipment' started by timster, Dec 6, 2004.

  1. timster

    timster Active Member

    Aug 17, 2003
    Are there any simple definite test I can do for a blown tweeter?? I THINK I may have blown one but Im really not sure and dont know how to test...thanks
  2. wwittman

    wwittman Active Member

    Apr 28, 2003
    this is fairly dumb/brute force... but,
    turn the monitor level up loud so that you're hearing the system hiss a bit...
    then just cover the tweeter with your hand and remove it and cover it and remove it and so on...
    you should hear the high hiss come and go noticeably.
    Do both tweeters sound the same?
    If one hisses and the other doesn't....
  3. d-gautam

    d-gautam Guest

    Play a percussion track on speakers. If tweeter is OK the sound will be good, if any of them is blown you can find it easly.


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