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#387954 - 01/08/13 01:43 PM AX 1.5 woffer replacement
caddy Offline
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Registered: 01/08/13
Posts: 3
I need to replace Woofers on 1989 AX 1.5s. Factory says N/A . Options ? Thanx I am sure this has been covered I am just too lazy to comb past posts . Is there a search ?

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#387956 - 01/08/13 01:53 PM Re: AX 1.5 woffer replacement [Re: caddy]
Socketman Offline
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Registered: 07/12/09
Posts: 1204
Loc: Whitehorse YT
See if Axiom can give you some info as far as theile small parameters and nominal resistance. I bought myslelf a tester that works from my computer. I got it from parts express when ihad a sub woofer go out. Measured a good working woofer and found one similar at parts express and you cant tell it from the original.
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#387957 - 01/08/13 01:56 PM Re: AX 1.5 woffer replacement [Re: caddy]
tomtuttle Offline
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Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8293
Loc: Tacoma
Oh, I kind of doubt it has been covered.

There is a search.

I think that - by far - your best bet is to speak personally with somebody at Axiom via phone. If Brent, JC, Ian, Andrew, Debbie, et. al. can't help you, nobody can. You'd need - at minimum - the Thiele/Small parameters of the original woofer to know about the suitability of any replacement.

Is it possible to perhaps just replace the speaker surround? Sometimes even if the surround is shot, you can still rehabilitate the driver and reuse the cone and motor. How bad is it?

Good luck.

Edit: Sorry, Socketman. I was composing while you posted smile


Edited by tomtuttle (01/08/13 01:58 PM)
Edit Reason: I'm slow.
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#387959 - 01/08/13 02:13 PM Re: AX 1.5 woffer replacement [Re: caddy]
LucRaymond Offline
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Registered: 08/21/04
Posts: 308
Loc: montreal,qc,canada
I could sell u mine! I have a pair of ax1.5 + center

:-)

I also have a vp150 eating dust in a closet..
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#388004 - 01/09/13 03:56 AM Re: AX 1.5 woffer replacement [Re: Socketman]
caddy Offline
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Registered: 01/08/13
Posts: 3
Thanks I found the spec list .D.

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#388006 - 01/09/13 03:59 AM Re: AX 1.5 woffer replacement [Re: Socketman]
caddy Offline
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Registered: 01/08/13
Posts: 3
Thanks I have found the specs . D.

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#388025 - 01/09/13 11:58 AM Re: AX 1.5 woffer replacement [Re: caddy]
tomtuttle Offline
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Registered: 06/20/03
Posts: 8293
Loc: Tacoma
That's great!

Perhaps if you posted those specs, you would help someone who might have a similar question in the future.
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