#1
One of the speakers on my bass players 2 15 cab stopped working in the middle of a song. When we went to check it out we noticed that one of the speakers move when you press on the cone but the other one that stopped working doesn't move at all.

Is this speaker down for the count? Or is there something we can do to fix it?

Also how and why did it happen?

They're carvin 8 ohm speakers and were using a GK 600 bass head with it
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Peavey 5150
Mesa 4x12 Straightback Slant cab loaded with v30's
Last edited by Draind at Sep 17, 2009,
#3
Is there any way for a speaker to be moving so much that it "popped" out of the magnetic field controlling the speaker?
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#4
Quote by gtdude114
Is there any way for a speaker to be moving so much that it "popped" out of the magnetic field controlling the speaker?


If you overload the speaker it can melt the voice coils and weld it to the enclosure. I'm not sure if that's what happened to my speaker tho
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Peavey 5150
Mesa 4x12 Straightback Slant cab loaded with v30's
#6
he may also have been clipping his amp possibly. even if it didn't buy it from the extra wattage this produces square waves also create extra heat if i remember correctly. Either way I'd say the good news for TS is that it's pretty easy to get replacement speakers for carvin cabs on their website.
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#7
I think you'll find the speaker seized, this just happened to me and my hartke, it's a shop job i'm afraid
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Cort Action 4 (Stereo-fied)
Orange Bass Terror 500
Orange 1x15 Cab
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#8
damn i was hoping it wasnt fatal. thanks for the responses
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My Rig:
ESP LTD MH401NT
ESP LTD EX-400BD (two of them)
Peavey 5150
Mesa 4x12 Straightback Slant cab loaded with v30's
#9
If it's seized you've most likely burnt out the voice coil, in doing so the narrow gap that the voice coil works in will now be filled with the burnt out remains of what was previously your voice coil.
It is a pro job to re-cone a speaker unless it is of the Peavey replacemant basket type.
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#10
yes, it's a shop job. but speakers can be repaired/reconed for about $40 at my local shop, and thats cheaper than replacing it. no big deal, it happens to all of us.