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Old 02-01-2019, 02:29 PM
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Knowing how much you love your Sophias, I would strongly suggest that you change the resistors.



If it is not better, I'll buy the new resistors back from you.


Bill, you definitely just got my attention. Can I DIY it?

Edit: broke down and looked at the manual. Looks like there is access to the resistors via a plate on the underside of the speaker that gets removed with an Allen wrench. Now all I need is a trained gorilla to help lift these things.
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Old 02-01-2019, 11:39 PM
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Bill, you definitely just got my attention. Can I DIY it?

Edit: broke down and looked at the manual. Looks like there is access to the resistors via a plate on the underside of the speaker that gets removed with an Allen wrench. Now all I need is a trained gorilla to help lift these things.
No problem to DIY.

As for the trained gorilla, I'm out!
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How well do Wilsons age? Far better than me I’m afraid.

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You can always use a soft blanket and lay the speaker down on it to access the panel? I've changed out the resistors in my Maxx 3's. It was actually fun swapping them out. Not difficult at all.
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Old 04-10-2019, 05:42 PM
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You can always use a soft blanket and lay the speaker down on it to access the panel? I've changed out the resistors in my Maxx 3's. It was actually fun swapping them out. Not difficult at all.
I apologize if this has been discussed previously, but I had to share my recent experience changing the resistors on my 5-year-old Sasha Series 1 speakers. I spoke to Peter McGrath at the recent Florida Audio Expo and he recommended that I should definitely install new resistors. Well, let me just say wow! What a huge difference it made in restoring clarity and realism to my system. It is truly a must to change out the resistors if you've owned your Wilsons for a few years or if you play them loudly for hours a day. I obviously did not notice the gradual loss of performance over time, but absolutely noticed the improvement with the new resistors. Worth every penny, one of the best improvements I've made to my system since buying the Sashas'.
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Spotted these in the video, Maxx with Watt Puppy. Also looks like some Krell electronics.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlsKjWqu82k
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Spotted these in the video, Maxx with Watt Puppy. Also looks like some Krell electronics.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlsKjWqu82k
Cool video thanks for sharing! What a great place Lenny Kravitz got himself in Brazil.
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