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Hey Guys!
I am not into really big audio or anything but I have a Sony MHC-RG444S Hi-Fi system but the 2 speakers that I have with it have rips in their tweeters resulting in a fuzzy noise with anything high-pitched. The tweeters are 5cm Cone-shaped. and the speakers themselves are around 200w (I think).
Would it be worth replacing the tweeters on these?
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The big problem you have is matching the "sensitivity" of the speakers.

Speakers have a sensitivity rating for how loud they will sound with a 1 watt input at a distance of 1 meter. The new speakers need to be very close (+/- 1 db) to the spec for the broken ones or they will be too loud or to soft compared to the other tweeters and woofers.

The frequency repose (how high and how low of a frequency they will play) should also be close to the originals.

Perhaps you can remove the broken speaker and find some sort of a manufacturer's identification number on them, and use that to find a replacement or at least their specifications.

Or just replace the whole speaker(s) with others. Then you can (hopefully) use the controls on your amplifier to "match" the loudness of the new to the old speakers.
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Cheers, Ill look into it when I get the chance! thumb.gif
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