Replacing Focal Sopra Tweeter
Modified on: Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 11:17 AM
Remove the two large nuts holding the tweeter faceplate to the cabinet.
Remove the driver immediately underneath the tweeter and set it aside.
Get your hand inside the cabinet and up behind the tweeter.
Find the wires that go to the tweeter.
At the point where they go through the wall, you will feel a blob of putty that seals the hole, so that air pressure does not get through.
Remove as much of it as you can and set it aside to be reinstalled later.
Slide the tweeter faceplate to the Left until you can clearly see the wire connection to the rear of the tweeter.
Using a small flat screwdriver, loosen the set screws and release the wires.
Keep sliding the tweeter assembly all the way to the Left and remove it entirely from the speaker.
Looking at the back of the tweeter, loosen the screws located at the 2 and 8 o'clock position and remove the dead tweeter from the back of the faceplate.
Install the new tweeter and secure it to the faceplate.
Slide it in from the Left until you can reattach the leads.
Tighten the set screws to secure the leads.
Keep pushing the tweeter inwards, while pulling on the wires from the inside of the speaker, so that the wires don't snag behind the tweeter.
Once the tweeter is back to its central position, and the wire is tight on the back, push the putty back into place from the rear, to seal the hole.
Secure the faceplate to the cabinet by tightening the two large screws.
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