DCM Timeframe TF-700 (minor) Repair Help - AVS Forum
Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 01-29-2010, 01:47 PM - Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
gryhnd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: S.E. Mass
Posts: 268
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Liked: 10
Sigh, I guess these are considered vintage?

My wife now...then live-in-gf-soon-to-be-fiance...bought them for me in 1991 or 92. I love 'em. Great sound from such a thin package. But I digress.

One of them has developed a cracked terminal plate where the molded bump for the pushbuttons extends. This results in a somewhat, um, "farty" bass response.

The terminal plate is rather large consider it only has the two pushbuttons. Probably on the order of 6"x4". Perhaps a biamped version was available?

I'm not experienced in speaker repair specifically (although I am handy in the woodshop and with electronics) so I don't want to simply buy a standard (but smaller) replacement terminal plate and bridge the gap with MDF.

Why? I presume that would ruin any value the speakers might have (I stress the if any as I am not familiar with their vintage market value), but more importantly I don't want to compromise their sound.

Any thoughts, advise or taunts?
gryhnd is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 01-29-2010, 03:47 PM
AVS Addicted Member
 
Chu Gai's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: NYC area
Posts: 14,684
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 87 Post(s)
Liked: 377
Make a post here.

"I've found that when you want to know the truth about someone that someone is probably the last person you should ask." - Gregory House
Chu Gai is online now  
Reply Speakers

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off