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Do 8040 speakers Need Maintenance?

dronic, muokattu 12 Vuodet sitten.

Do 8040 speakers Need Maintenance?

Youngling Viestejä: 3 Liittymispäivä: 3.12.2009 Viimeisimmät viestit
I Bought a pair of 8040A two years ago
I' use them around 3-4 hours per day, but mostly on average to low volume, sometimes on high volume when mixing

My question is Do the Speaker Quality deteriorate with time?>
Is there ANything that should be done during the speakers life, like changing the tweeters or else?
Last: How long such speakers Can live?

That's it :)
marc,,,
christophe-anet, muokattu 12 Vuodet sitten.

Re: Do 8040 speakers Need Maintenance?

Jedi Knight Viestejä: 188 Liittymispäivä: 23.3.2009 Viimeisimmät viestit
Hello,

Thanks for your post. The regular exchange of drive units, the rotation of large bass drivers in the enclosure, etc.. were an issue in the 70''s, early 80's. Nowadays the materials used in driver suspensions, spiders, diaphragms, etc are extremely stable and very long lasting.

So, there are no special maintenance to be done on your 8040A for them to provide accurate sound for years. Our products are built to last and perform according to original specs for many years. In fact, most of the original S30 model (manufactured in 1978 - the first Genelec product) are still in use around the world. The same is true with all other models.

We also guarantee spare parts availability for all of our products for at least 10 years after their production discontinuation. Something that very few manufacturers offer and provide. We also provide service for all our products, even the ones dating back from 1978!

Happy listening!
Best regards,
dronic, muokattu 12 Vuodet sitten.

Re: Do 8040 speakers Need Maintenance?

Youngling Viestejä: 3 Liittymispäivä: 3.12.2009 Viimeisimmät viestit
Thanx Christophe for your interesting reply,

I was told that with time the tweeter can get tired or smthng, Should I worry about that?
So you're saying I'm kool for the next 10 years? :)
christophe-anet, muokattu 12 Vuodet sitten.

Re: Do 8040 speakers Need Maintenance?

Jedi Knight Viestejä: 188 Liittymispäivä: 23.3.2009 Viimeisimmät viestit
Hello,

No problem to worry about with the tweeters. All our monitors have extensive protection circuitry to avoid drivers and electronics to breakdown, even in extreme applications and use. So, we do everything possible to build bullet-proof highest sound quality monitors.

You are fine for many years to come.
Happy listening and thanks for purchasing our products.

Best regards,
dronic, muokattu 12 Vuodet sitten.

Re: Do 8040 speakers Need Maintenance?

Youngling Viestejä: 3 Liittymispäivä: 3.12.2009 Viimeisimmät viestit
ThAnk You Christophe
That's a relief
I take your word on it :)
So I'll just hope that by the time they will need to be replaced, I"ll have plenty of Cash to do so, otherwise it would mean that I should have never bought them in the first place :lol: