Cheapy speaker manufacturers

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by Distort10n, Jul 15, 2008.

  1. Distort10n

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    Does anyone have any suggestions for manufactures or businesses that sell cheap 8Ω or 4Ω speakers? I need a few for lab testing purposes. Fry's Electronics may be a good place, but they are not close in Phoenix. Fry's is a grocery store here!
     
  2. theamber

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    Some companies rebuild the expensive ones they change the coil,magnet,diaphragm. You can find cheap ones on www.allelectronics.com.
     
  3. Wendy

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    A lot of old computers used to use 8Ω units. I've paid $.25 each for them from computer salvage places.
     
  4. SgtWookie

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    Go to a swap meet and pick up some Polk 6" car speakers. Mount them in a boxes made out of pressboard, put some fiberglas insulation inside, drill 1" holes in the front for venting and be done with it.

    Not scientific, but they'll work.
     
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