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difficulty of repairing a voice coil?

Old 04-15-2012, 03:09 PM
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difficulty of repairing a voice coil?

I have a jbl gto 1214D that blew the coil after about 4 hours of use... i think due to an improper port on the box and no amp tuning....

anyways i can clearly see a black spot on the coil, how hard is it to take apart, replace and re assemble?
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Old 04-15-2012, 06:50 PM
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not difficult if you know what your doing, there are many tutorials online including videos, the question you have to ask yourself is, is it worth repairing or replacing. I think it would be cheaper just to replace it, because you will need voice coil,shims, spider,cone, surround, gasket, glue and a lot of time, so I would just replace it
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Old 04-16-2012, 02:39 PM
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Box/port doesn't do that. Too much power does that.
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Old 04-16-2012, 03:11 PM
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well then at least i know my amp is putting out close to or more than its rated...

the sub is rated for 360W RMS, the amp is a 365RMS, i thought it was a close enough match to run fine, i was listening to "the pot" by tool, so not crazy bass but theres a few kicks in there,
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