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How do you know if a speaker needs new caps?

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First of all, you should reference a fairly recent thread in which @CECAA850, aka Carl the Martini Master, rebuilt a pair of AL's.   He did great work, but it wasn't a small job, and as stated earlier, I wouldn't recommend doing that on a pair that you are selling.

 

What crossovers do you have in the pair of La Scala's that you have at home and are keeping?

 

(Almost) every Klipsch crossover has a schematic posted in the Tech/Mods Section.  Look there for the crossover you want to update, and multiply the caps you need by 2 to accommodate both speakers networks.  You can buy the parts you need from Bob Crites or a myriad of other places, such as Parts Express.

 

 

 

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I have 3 of the industrial LaScalas for my theater and I haven't opened then up. The seller of the L/R told me the caps were changed in 2016 and the L/R use a Crites tweeter.

 

Patrick

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2 hours ago, pat_in_dfw said:

I have 3 of the industrial LaScalas for my theater and I haven't opened then up. The seller of the L/R told me the caps were changed in 2016 and the L/R use a Crites tweeter.

 

Patrick

I would suggest you open one up and see what's what.

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The old toe tap and head boob is a good gage on how the speakers sound.

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I'm going to try and get Klipsch to furnish their genuine replacement parts kit, AND the engineer who is responsible for updating their crossover designs to lead the class/demonstration.  I will update what I find out on that, and if that doesn't work we will maybe go with a Plan B.

 

Travis

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2 hours ago, derrickdj1 said:

The old toe tap and head boob is a good gage on how the speakers sound.

Mmmmmmmmm the old head boob.

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Mmmmmmmmm the old head boob.

 

 

 

Some great memories there... go ahead, the door is open…

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4 minutes ago, jimjimbo said:

Some great memories there... go ahead, the door is open…

Reminds me of my old motorboat.

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