SWR tweeter help

Discussion in 'Amps [BG]' started by noahw1, Mar 1, 2014.


  1. noahw1

    noahw1 Supporting Member

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    So I have an old SWR Goliath Junior that the tweeter has been out on for a number of years. I don't use it much so it hasn't been an issue.

    Now I want to get the tweeter back working so I checked the light bulb fuse and it looked fine. Then I replaced the tweeter diaphragm but it's still not working.

    Any ideas as to what to do next? Should I replace the light bulb fuse even though it doesn't appear like it's blown?

    What else might I look for? A brand new tweeter?

    Thanks,
    N
  2. noahw1

    noahw1 Supporting Member

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    Any help?
  3. StringslamDan

    StringslamDan

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    If the fuse is cheap, I would go ahead and replace it. Its worth a shot.
  4. LowEZ

    LowEZ Supporting Member

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    +1. If it's not that, you may have fried the crossover.
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  6. MuthaFunk

    MuthaFunk

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    Often this variable pot on the back can burn out when the tweeter is fully dialed out and the cab is exposed to high power. You can check that with a multimeter. I think they're readily available from parts express, digikey, mouser and ebay.
  7. noahw1

    noahw1 Supporting Member

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    Thanks for the replies. Much appreciated.

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