A loudspeaker, or simply speaker, is an electromechanical transducer which converts an electrical signal into sound. The term loudspeaker is used to refer to both the device itself, and a complete system consisting of one or more loudspeaker drivers (as the individual units are often called) in an enclosure. One problem with loudspeakers is that […]
Velodyne has earned their reputation for producing superb sounding subwoofers. Consumer satisfaction has been and continues to be ranked very high. We meet many people who are the proud owners of more than one set of Velodyne subs. As a service center, we see how strong Velodyne product loyalty really is. Customers are very pleased to be offered a repair option, especially when […]
To determine which foam is the right one, Measure the inside diameter (ID) and outside diameter (OD) of your original foam. Imagine your speaker is a clock. OD- measure the outside edge of the original foam at 9:00, across the center of the speaker to the other outside edge of the foam at 3:00 (remove gaskets if they […]
We’re all about Speakers! Family Owned and Operated, we have been All About Speakers since 1977. We Sell and Professionally Repair and Restore Speakers, especially the hard to repair vintage components. Whether a stadium or a stereo, our vast experience, excellent customer service and in-depth industry knowledge makes The Speaker Exchange® the International first choice […]
If treated properly, speakers will work for decades although there can be some wear and tear issues because they do have moving parts. We get many perplexed customers with damaged speakers. How did it happen” Common problems: 1- Over or under powering. You can have a 1000 watt speaker, but if you use a 50 […]
Frequency is the number of sound waves that pass a fixed receptor, your ear for example, in an established amount of time. This may also be called a cycle. A hi-fidelity amplifier usually has a frequency response of 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz within approximately one dB. The human ear can normally detect audio frequencies […]
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Our goal is to educate and inform about speakers and their repair, design, and ways to optimize and use.
What We Do
We are The Speaker Exchange®, world renowned speaker repair experts. This blog site is an information resource focused on the loud speaker repair and replacement needs of general audio enthusiasts, audiophiles, and professional sound engineers. We research and report on replacement parts as well techniques to recone, refoam, or re-design speaker woofers, diaphragms, cones, horns, drivers, electronic parts for JBL, Electro-Voice, Polk, Kef, Infinity, McIntosh, Adam Audio, Cerwin-Vega, Peavey, QSC and many more.
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Talk to any audio enthusiast and you will hear them glow when they discuss their loudspeakers. Replacing the blown or damaged speakers we all love can be either very expensive or even impossible for vintage sets. With some know-how, speaker parts can be easily replaced or repaired, making the valued speaker as good as new. Many speakers of significant worth are left out with the trash even though they merely need a few parts, care and attention.