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  Topic: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Shadeyman

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PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sun May 07, 2017 11:59 am   Subject: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Hello again everyone.
Been a while I know but the Q50's are not only still working perfectly, they've multiplied. Laughing

http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/mm189/Shadeyman67/Mobile%20Uploads/2017 ...
  Topic: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Shadeyman

Replies: 35
Views: 9092

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2016 2:03 pm   Subject: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Ordered a replacement pair of SP1550X tweeters this morning. I hope they come soon because Joss Stone sounds like Barry White at the moment ... Exclamation
  Topic: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Shadeyman

Replies: 35
Views: 9092

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2016 7:46 pm   Subject: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
The young lady is permanently barred from touching anything electrical in the house except the kettle. Wink

And yes, Im sure the limits of the amp were pushed. Fortunately damage seems limited ...
  Topic: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Shadeyman

Replies: 35
Views: 9092

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2016 7:08 pm   Subject: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
I removed the rear plate with the binding posts on and found what looks like the crossovers soldered directly to the rear?

There was no signs of damage that my untrained eye could see and all the d ...
  Topic: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Shadeyman

Replies: 35
Views: 9092

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2016 4:41 pm   Subject: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
I've spent all my life in the construction industry, started off as a Steel Erector, eventually a Self Employed Builder with a side line as a weekend bouncer for 8 years. One thing I lack is charm .. ...
  Topic: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Shadeyman

Replies: 35
Views: 9092

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2016 2:17 pm   Subject: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
For a moment there I thought I was going to have phase problems similar to what I experienced with my two KEF 30B's, that drove me silly, had no idea what Phase was until i purchased a second sub. The ...
  Topic: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Shadeyman

Replies: 35
Views: 9092

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2016 2:09 pm   Subject: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
"Phase"?
Positive to Positive, Negative to Negative?
  Topic: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Shadeyman

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Views: 9092

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2016 2:06 pm   Subject: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Yes, a huge thank you to KEF, though I would be scrapping my beloved Q50's. Andy Gough is now up there among the "HiFi Gods" as far as I'm concerned.

I'll get them ordered and post back o ...
  Topic: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Shadeyman

Replies: 35
Views: 9092

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2016 1:46 pm   Subject: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Well I've not heard back from the guy on the South African forum or from a guy in America who I found on eBay.

However, I contacted KEF over a week ago, thought they'd ignored me due to the age of ...
  Topic: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Shadeyman

Replies: 35
Views: 9092

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2016 8:20 pm   Subject: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
I truly hope the "HiFi Gods" are smiling on me, I'm going to miss my old Q50's if they are scrap. Fingers crossed ...

Edit.
Where are the crossovers? Remove drivers or binding post plate ...
  Topic: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Shadeyman

Replies: 35
Views: 9092

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2016 8:15 pm   Subject: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Here's the rear view.
http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz86/willem-57/HOT2-SP1129_zps8efd144d.jpg

Thanks for the advice, I'll take a look tomorrow.

I guess if anything else has blown the spea ...
  Topic: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Shadeyman

Replies: 35
Views: 9092

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2016 8:01 pm   Subject: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Whoever the other member is, like myself he has a Photobucket account.

Is this the picture your referring to?

http://i816.photobucket.com/albums/zz86/willem-57/HOT1-SP1129_zps8d6a1d6e.jpg
  Topic: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Shadeyman

Replies: 35
Views: 9092

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2016 7:53 pm   Subject: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
I tried copy and pasting that link, it doesn't work?

Edit.
It does now, sorry ..
  Topic: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Shadeyman

Replies: 35
Views: 9092

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2016 7:29 pm   Subject: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
I've no idea what "scorched PCB around resistors and bulging capacitors" are so I'll ask my electrician friend to help again.

The other speaker sounds fine but the one with a faulty tweet ...
  Topic: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
Shadeyman

Replies: 35
Views: 9092

PostForum: KEF speakers   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2016 7:19 pm   Subject: KEF Q50 Tweeter(SP1352) has gone to "KEF Heaven".
My daughter said they were using my Spotify account to stream music. My account seemed to have played a lot of "Chase & Status" about that time. Evil or Very Mad

I'm worried about the other t ...
 
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