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Old 12-06-2004, 12:43 AM - Thread Starter
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I have a Cambridge Soundworks "Powered Subwoofer II" subwoofer (8" driver, 80 W amp, ca ~1993) with a blown driver. I'd like to try replacing the driver if I can do so and still have a decent sub.

Can anyone suggest an appropriate driver?

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Call Cambridge Soundworks and ask for assistance. They might be able to supply a driver or provide details on selecting a driver. Might work...

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Why bother?
They'll probably charge you $100 for a $10 driver that will make your sub sound *at most* as good as the previous one...

Use this as a great "upgrade" opportunity...
'Tis the time to get out the plastic and buy something... :)

Even if you buy the cheapo Parts Express 10" sub kit, you'll be blown away at how much better it is than your present sub, never mind buying something med/high end or making an IB...

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I would have to agree. You at least like your old sub. At best you will get your old 8" driver up and running. IMHO there is no 8" subwoofer driver.Use your time wisely and hunt down all the threads you can about used subs.For 800.00 you can get an old Velodyne that will change how you watch movies forever. For 300.00 you can get a used Energy 12" sub from There are many choices here and not to be rude it's not going back to an 8" sub.

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