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so one of my speakers stopped working while I was blasting some music: (really bassy) and since I already knew that my amp is too powerful for my speakers I thought I had maybe burned it out but no............. I opened it up and the magnet had broken off taking some of its plastic housing with it lol. so I found some fiber glass glue stuff I found in my dads cupboard, straightened out the crumpled coil part and glued it back on AND IT WORKS!!!!!!! yey!!!!
so how on earth could this happen when there was no distortion? lol
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post #2 of 13
You were probably driving it too hard, if the driver was moving further than it was designed to do safely then that's probably why it destroyed itself. I'd be wary of using a driver bodged together with 'fiber glass glue stuff'

Just because you couldn't hear any distortion doesn't mean there wasn't any.
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Even if there is no distortion, sound, which is just mechanical vibration, can still loosen things up if sufficient force is applied through the driver. Which in this case the amp supplied enough power to the driver to break off the magnet. Which means your speakers suck quality-wise.
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Jesus, turn it down or get some headphones.
    
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You were probably driving it too hard, if the driver was moving further than it was designed to do safely then that's probably why it destroyed itself. I'd be wary of using a driver bodged together with 'fiber glass glue stuff'

Just because you couldn't hear any distortion doesn't mean there wasn't any.
so its called a driver? im sure it'l be fine, that stuff is supposedly able to bond metal to metal.
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so its called a driver? im sure it'l be fine, that stuff is supposedly able to bond metal to metal.
Wait... your voice coil fell apart or the magnet it self fell apart?
    
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Even if there is no distortion, sound, which is just mechanical vibration, can still loosen things up if sufficient force is applied through the driver. Which in this case the amp supplied enough power to the driver to break off the magnet. Which means your speakers suck quality-wise.
yeah, they are epic in regards to sound quality but I really ahve no idea when it comes to sound ect.
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I'd buy a better set of speakers.
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Wait... your voice coil fell apart or the magnet it self fell apart?
the magnet must have been forced off when the driver hit it, the specaker and coil are still intact
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Quote:
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the magnet must have been forced off when the driver hit it, the specaker and coil are still intact
Way cheap speakers...
If your going to do sound, at least get something second hand that wont fall apart..


Pics or it didnt happen.
    
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