There is no inscription on the drivers but i was told they have the tangerine phase plug and from what i have seen online they would be the g, meaning I’ll have to focus on home stereo usage Thanks for mentioning the hz crossover point as I was planning from experimenting from hz. First let me say thanks to Bowties and everyone else for your input ,you are a wealth of information. From my research on the Altec Heritage page and other places i believe that this system the is the b from , mainly because it has the series 2 H LF drivers. I tried to get a pair of ‘s in , but production was behind demand. If you note on the catalog pages Dave posted, there’s some fine print that says: Not bright yet extended with great articulation. I have included an Altec document above which explains the Tangerine phase plug.

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Diaphragm Horn Tweeter for Altec 802 8d 802 8e 802 8g 802 8t 804 – 8 Ohm

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Not bright yet extended with great articulation. The time now is They and this one were used in the original Altec model 19 speakers. Never be too surprised when you discover an Altec component or system that seems to defy convention.

Also does Radian diaphragm make things equal.

Yes, my password is: View Profile View Forum Posts. See our ever handy Driver Reference Guide last 2 pages, column 12 http: But with the slots, sweet, sweet.

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The XB, and XG i used “X” because they were both available in 8 or 16 ohm and other impedances by special order are the tangerine equipped versions of the large alnico body. I can’t seem to find any specifications for the altec drivers online. Tape decks Tuners View All Analog.

How do I actually know if they have to be 82 in the first place? I just noticed in your last post that the efficiency was for a limited bandwidth so I guess I wont be able to rely on a SPL meter to make sure I don’t damage the drivers if I am to use them with live music, right?

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Conversely, recent dabbling in the creative application of capacitors for spectral compresson leads me to suggest that one can utilize capacitors and resistors to make one type of driver broadly imitate the other. You might find this thread from the altec forum interesting First let me say thanks to Bowties and everyone else for your input ,you are a wealth of information.

No other firm has had the impact on high quality audio that Western Electric, subsequently Altec, has had. These speakers developed almost 80 years ago are still copied today by everyone from Tannoy to JBL.

Yes, That is an original Altec diaphragm but the part number is the one under the voice coil, Tom BrennanSep 4, Share This Page Tweet. Last edited by Earl K; at Yes, the is an original Altec part. You can buy with confidence. RussellcSep 2, I’d fab something out of a,tec material you have on hand with good electrical insulating qualities. I haven’t encountered the grey phase plug yet, but the surprises never cease.

I don’t own any le85s or drivers xltec I can’t make the direct comparison you seek.