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espguitarist91
08-13-2006, 02:26 AM
Well, right now im using two floor speakers for my computer. I have an rca to 1/8(i think) mini jack going from the comp to the cd input on a Technics 185 watt amp/reciever. The floor speakers have a 15" sub, 5" mid, and 3" tweeter and theyre Marantz speakers if that matters. On the tech sticker, it says theyre 8 ohms and 165 watts max(im guessing the whole floor speaker). Well theyre old and i like loud music, so the foam surrounds on the subs have "started" to deteriorate away. Theres no surround on one and the other is okay, i patched it with some electrical tape;). Ill have pics up in a sec, my batteries are charging. Now, i would like to replace them, but I dont have much money. Does anybody know of any cheap 15's(quality isnt too much of a factor as more quality=greater cost) that are or can be wired to 8 ohms? Also what would be the consequence of getting a 6 or 4 ohm woofer?
Thanks

bri487
08-13-2006, 02:35 AM
yea, definitly hop on partsexpress. they have some cool diy stuff.

espguitarist91
08-13-2006, 02:36 AM
awesome! So that will work fine? Is it hard to do? And do you really have to replace the dustcap? Thanks for the help.......thatll save a few bucks;)

benvaldi88
08-13-2006, 02:39 AM
http://www.partsexpress.com/pe/showdetl.cfm?&DID=7&Partnumber=260-935 ftw


best place ever for something that ur looking for

espguitarist91
08-13-2006, 02:53 AM
Nice. Thanks for the advice:)
I guess ill have to do that. I got some pics so you can see what bass tests do to old surrounds:(
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i76/espguitarist91/DSCF0718.jpg
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i76/espguitarist91/DSCF0719.jpg
http://i69.photobucket.com/albums/i76/espguitarist91/DSCF0725.jpg
By the way, are these considered "high quality"? Im not too big into home audio at all, and they sound pretty good to me.

espguitarist91
08-13-2006, 01:15 PM
Jmanpc, was it pretty easy to do? They look nicely done btw. How long did it take? And the kit comes with 4 surrounds, right?
Thanks