Tony That’s just the thing, it’s not the original type driver – it’s the driver from the replacement Mackie SWAz cabinet, and there’s no way to be sure there weren’t changes made to the amp unit or minor changes to the cabinet in the upgraded version. Mouse over to Zoom – Click to enlarge. For this reason, we will not change just one of the capacitors. It is not the outright purchase of a new or used replacement amp plate. You can add this item to your watch list to purchase later.

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This page was generated in 0. This means the item has been inspected, cleaned, and repaired to full working order and is in excellent condition. The shipping cost back to you is for continental US customers only. However with the recent price increases in drivers, most of the drivers I would consider trying actually cost more than you’ve been quoted for a replacement from Mackie.


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The only problem was that unless they were restrained they would literally move about like the X1 is alleged to do. Fortunately, bad power transformers are very, very rare on this unit, and in the many hundreds of these units that we have serviced, we have only seen one bad power transformer.

Email replacwment friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a swa11801z window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab. Fortunately, such large burn areas are very rare on the model, and we almost never see a unit that cannot be repaired. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab International shipping and import charges paid to Pitney Bowes Inc.

Our service comes with a 90 day warranty. For what its worth I used to own a pair of DB Tech Sub 15’s and found them a very capable cab that refused to die after 3 years of heavy usage. Edited by toastyghost – 13 March at 4: A long time ago, a Mackie SWA belonging replxcement a friend of mine stopped working.

Please enter a number less than or equal to 4. It was apparent from peeking through the ‘grille’ on the front that the driver’s cone had torn somehow but it was on the cusp of buying a whole new set of speakers and has sat idle for replacemnet while.

If it starts looking expensive though I might just have to bite down and buy a dB Tech replacement cab If the capacitors are good, but kackie on top not completely flatwe recommend changing them, as bulging is a sign that end of life is approaching. replacment


This item swa1081z or may not be in original packaging. If one of them is bad, we will change all of them, as the other 5 have the same “mileage”, and we have seen many amps sent to us where one bad capacitor had been changed by another shop and shortly thereafter one of the remaining five failed. He means cabinet tuning. The disposition of the filter capacitors is an important reliability consideration for this amp because when any of the six power supply filter capacitors fail, it will most likely short and render unit non-operational.

Get the item you ordered or get your money back. You will receive back wwa1801z same exact amp plate that you send us, only repaired, updated and functioning as new. Delivery times may vary, especially during peak periods.

As its a BP6 cab be very careful with the replacement driver. For the original they don’t do drivers, nor recone kits.

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We will send you a document which describes in detail how to check your speaker. If the capacitors are good and are not bulging on top, we do not recommend changing them. Back to home page Return to top. It’s just the one cabinet so as long as it makes a fair bit of noise and can withstand the pressures it should be all gravy.