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#370558 - 03/21/12 10:37 PM m22 woofer
boppajohn1 Offline

Registered: 03/21/12
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Im just about ready to order a pair of m22 bookshelf speakers !! Can anyone tell me what Axiom uses as a woofer surround material??? Foam or Rubber??? Thx

#370560 - 03/21/12 11:49 PM Re: m22 woofer [Re: boppajohn1]
JohnK Offline
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Registered: 05/11/02
Posts: 10644
John, welcome. The surrounds on the M22 mid-woofers are rubber, not foam. Tomorrow happens to be the 10th anniversary of the arrival of my M22s, and I can say that after 10 years and about 25,000 hours of play there've been no problems with the surrounds or anything else.

Enjoy the music, not the equipment.

#370576 - 03/22/12 02:13 AM Re: m22 woofer [Re: boppajohn1]
exlabdriver Offline

Registered: 09/07/11
Posts: 1767

I have a pair of vintage AX2s from 1991 with foam surrounding the 8" woofers.

After 21 years, they still look & sound fine; however, I have heard that some of them disintegrated over time. I'm just lucky I guess...

Comox, BC

#370577 - 03/22/12 02:22 AM Re: m22 woofer [Re: boppajohn1]
boppajohn1 Offline

Registered: 03/21/12
Posts: 2
Thank-you gentleman!!! that was a big help in confidence dept. I know that foam lasts quite awhile but rubber lasts just a bit longer!! That way when I upgrade to bigger fronts for the theater, the shop gets a good set also THX


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