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    Can a crossover damage a tweeter?

    Its the damnest thing. My infinity tweeter on the passenger side stopped working and i was like aww crap just replace it with a cheap $20 for now. well I did and i didn't hear anything come out of it.

    So i used a set if Memphis tweets that I had laying around and STILL nothing. So I took it out, and did a test with a aa battery for a ll three to see if anything was coming out of it. Nope. So now Im down to one tweeter and did a test on it and it works just fine. but Im too scared to hook it up because Im thinking the Crossover is the cause.
    Has anyone ever heard of a crossover damaging a tweeter or speaker?
    also (and this is a long shot) can the tweeters be fixed or are the just gone?







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    Re: Can a crossover damage a tweeter?

    I have never heard of this before, but an amp that defective may be sending voltage out that channel. I would have the amp checked first.
    Tweeters are usually junk if they are blown. Some of the high end tweeters have replaceable voice coils though.




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    Re: Can a crossover damage a tweeter?

    Is this from a passive component set or are you running the tweeters active ?? are you powering the tweeters with an amplifier ??
    What do you have your tweeter crossover setting ??



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    Re: Can a crossover damage a tweeter?

    Quote Originally Posted by cablguy184 View Post
    Is this from a passive component set or are you running the tweeters active ?? are you powering the tweeters with an amplifier ??
    What do you have your tweeter crossover setting ??
    1. passive
    2. amp to crossover then to tweeters for high frequencies and to mids for lower frequencies.
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    Re: Can a crossover damage a tweeter?

    Check your wiring ... you may have a short in the cable lead going to that particular tweeter



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    Re: Can a crossover damage a tweeter?

    Quote Originally Posted by cablguy184 View Post
    Check your wiring ... you may have a short in the cable lead going to that particular tweeter
    Checked wiring and its all good
    from the crossover to the tweeter
    from the crossover to the mid
    and from the amp to the crossover




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    Re: Can a crossover damage a tweeter?

    try swapping xovers and speakers to a different channel. If the tweet is bad give me a pm after you clear your inbox, try to send you one



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