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  Topic: KEF Chorale.
Hugues TR4

Replies: 17
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PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Sat Sep 30, 2017 5:44 pm   Subject: KEF Chorale.
Hi Gary,

Thanks for your input.
Sorry for the late reply, I've been away for a few weeks.
Still listening to my KEF's at the moment. Awesome! (my friend hasn't come yet to get them back).
Anyway ...
  Topic: KEF Chorale.
Hugues TR4

Replies: 17
Views: 738

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:07 am   Subject: KEF Chorale.
Hi Gary,

I was just about to send you a post.
Tried unsuccessfully to repair the damaged woofer. This tweaking with these tiny wires is definitely not for me!
The second driver is shot as well: c ...
  Topic: KEF Chorale.
Hugues TR4

Replies: 17
Views: 738

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 6:39 pm   Subject: KEF Chorale.
Thank you Guru.
Will start looking.
I'll keep you informed about the further developments.
Thanks again for your hints and advice.

Cheers,

Hugh.
  Topic: KEF Chorale.
Hugues TR4

Replies: 17
Views: 738

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:06 pm   Subject: KEF Chorale.
Thanks for your reply.
Will try and find a source for a pair of SP1014.
Do you know any through this forum?
The Wharfedale's have an impedance of 6 Ohms and wouldn't probably meet the KEF specs.
T ...
  Topic: KEF Chorale.
Hugues TR4

Replies: 17
Views: 738

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:32 pm   Subject: KEF Chorale.
Hi speakerguru,

Thanks a bunch for your lecture!
Well, I think I'll have to give up on this project!...
Lack of skills, vision getting weaker...(75)
I'd like to ask the expert one more question ...
  Topic: KEF Chorale.
Hugues TR4

Replies: 17
Views: 738

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 9:10 pm   Subject: KEF Chorale.
Hi speakerguru,

So I bit the bullet and, since the driver is fried, attempted, with some success to reach the voice coil.
Unglued the dust cover with cellulosic thinner and got it off OK.
Then us ...
  Topic: KEF Chorale.
Hugues TR4

Replies: 17
Views: 738

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2017 10:11 am   Subject: KEF Chorale.
Wow!
This sounds like a complicated repair! And I haven't got any Maidstone lady around.
Just saw a pair of Chorale on our local 2nd hand site, with a damaged tweeter for 20.
Will try and get it, ...
  Topic: KEF Chorale.
Hugues TR4

Replies: 17
Views: 738

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 10:36 am   Subject: KEF Chorale.
Hi Speakerguru,

Thanks a lot for your tips.
Since the driver doesn't show any reaction to signal, I suppose it is toasted and good for the dustbin, unless I dismantle it completely and attempt to ...
  Topic: KEF Chorale.
Hugues TR4

Replies: 17
Views: 738

PostForum: KEF Speakers from the 1970s   Posted: Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:47 pm   Subject: KEF Chorale.
Hi All,

This is my first post on your forum.
Got your address through a fellow Vinyl Engine member.
Just was given by a friend of mine a battered and dusty pair of KEF Chorale speakers (serial N ...
 
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