crumpets Posted February 2, 2019 Report Share Posted February 2, 2019 After some great feedback on how to restore my Ar6's, I thought I'd share these pics of my AR5's so that I may order the required parts for this next project. I must admit I really had very little knowledge of these when I got them a few months ago. The one thing I was able to notice is that the tweeters no longer had the external wiring. At the time I wasn't sure why, but turns out the tweeter has been replaced at some stage with this 200013-2 replacement tweeter. The mids appear original and are certainly working. Pretty well, if beautifully vocals are anything to go by. The woofers are 1210040-2A's. I can't really work out if these are original or replacements. They sounded pretty dull and lifeless, but when I unscrewed them I found them to be without any gaskets at all, so that wouldn't have helped. The cabinets are very solid, and apart from a few deepish indentations on top, seem like they could come up nicely. One other thing that seems like it has been already addressed is the potentiometers. They look very clean(newish) and are working well. As far as replacing worn parts, I am clueless. I will post the pics and hope for some advice. I am about to order some caps for AR6's, so thought it would be good to order what I might need to get these 5's working to their potential. Any advice would be much appreciated. Maybe I need to remove the filling to take some better pics inside. I was playing them quite a bit when I first got them. As mentioned, the realistic warm vocals stood out. There was a distinct lack of punch in bass, and a lot of the detail seemed absent. I probably should give them a run with new gaskets to get a truer benchmark. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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