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#343431 - 03/27/11 10:29 PM Blown tweeter Axiom XA5
Prince Offline

Registered: 03/27/11
Posts: 2
My tweeter no longer works. I have taken the tweeter out of the case and extracted the face plate. It comes with the voice coil. There is no 'continuity' between the wire connectors and the voice coil looks fine. I assume there is a broken wire near the wire connectors. Unfortunately it is sandwiched between the voice coil and the face plate.
I am not sure how to separate the 2 pieces to get at the broken wire. I think it is held together by the solder on the wire connectors.
Any advice?

#343433 - 03/27/11 11:16 PM Re: Blown tweeter Axiom XA5 [Re: Prince]
Prince Offline

Registered: 03/27/11
Posts: 2
The model is actually AX5. I read they have a lifetime warranty?
Any comments or advice?

#343434 - 03/27/11 11:23 PM Re: Blown tweeter Axiom XA5 [Re: Prince]
JohnK Offline
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Registered: 05/11/02
Posts: 10644
Prince, welcome. There's unfortunately almost no familiarity available among the members with the AX5 in general, much less the point about the tweeter that you're raising. The advice would be to contact Axiom directly to see if you can be accommodated in some fashion.

Enjoy the music, not the equipment.

#343436 - 03/28/11 12:29 AM Re: Blown tweeter Axiom XA5 [Re: JohnK]
SirQuack Offline
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Loc: Iowa
As John mentioned, I would call the 800 number on this website, they have techs that answer the phones all day and into the evening I think until 11pm Eastern. They would be better qualified to answer your question than us forum members. smile

Current models carry a 5 year warranty.
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#350371 - 06/16/11 04:05 PM Re: Blown tweeter Axiom XA5 [Re: SirQuack]
BBIBH Offline

Registered: 01/10/02
Posts: 1344
Loc: Canada
Early models came with a lifetime warranty, but as has been indicated there might not be any stock of the old drivers around. In speaking with the parts folks when we were onsite last Sept., they had no stock of some AX line parts. My AX3's needed parts, and they shipped me a complete new set of drivers.

They have a set of AX3's, as mine stayed behind after the 30th party...and M80's came home with me!

Well, they were shipped afterwards, but the sentiment holds!



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