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Goldwood GT-525 1" Soft Dome Tweeter

Brand:| Model: GT-525
Overview
Goldwood's GT-525 1" soft dome tweeter is a versatile yet inexpensive high frequency driver.
Highlights
  • Semi-horn-loaded dome increases efficiency
  • 1" silk dome provides smooth, natural response
  • High power handling for reliability and dynamic output
Part # 
270-182
Weight: 1.06 lbs.  
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Product Details

Goldwood GT-525 1" Soft Dome Tweeter

Surprising performance at a low cost! The Goldwood GT-525 1" soft dome tweeter is a great drop-in replacement for the 8 ohm high frequency drivers found in many older speaker systems. The GT-525 tweeter's efficiency is increased by a semi-horn-loaded face plate, which also helps control directivity. A precisely contoured pure silk dome ensures smooth, non-fatiguing response.



Product Specifications
  • Tweeter TypeSoft Dome
  • Cone / Dome Diameter1"
  • Impedance8 ohms
  • Power Handling (RMS)50 Watts
  • Frequency Response2,000 to 20,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity92 dB 1W/1m
Thiele-Small Parameters
  • Resonant Frequency (Fs)1,000 Hz
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter4"
  • Cutout Diameter2.88"
  • Depth1.13"
Goldwood GT-525 1" Soft Dome Tweeter
  • BrandGoldwood
  • ModelGT-525
  • Part Number270-182
  • UPC643420500042
  • Product CategoryTweeters
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (28 Reviews)
  • Weight1.06 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Reviews

Goldwood GT-525 1" Soft Dome Tweeter
Goldwood GT-525 1" Soft Dome Tweeter is rated 4.1786 out of 5 by 28.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from BrokenBought two of these to replace tweeters in a pair of loudspeakers.The plastic housing which the screw go into to attach it to a speaker box had cracks in it along where it was adhered to the magnet.It didn't look to be a big problem and seemed like a minor cosmetic issue that would be hidden once installed but when I screwed them into the speaker box the plastic housing on both of them broke and made them completely unusable because they could no longer be installed. I made sure when I screwed them into the pre-drilled holes to be careful not to over-drill them and just to get them snug and not tight enough to stress the plastic but it still broke.The actual speaker portion of the product still works fine but is impossible to install.
Date published: 2014-07-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Replacement for Infinity SM-82 tweeters.After reading another review; I decided on these as replacements for the high output Polycell tweeters in a pair of Infinity SM-82 speakers. These required a tiny notch to be cut at the top side of the current tweeter cutouts and 4 new holes for screws to secure. This was only necessary due to the terminals placement (one on each side of the driver). I would agree with other reviews that the terminals are flimsy. It shouldn't be a problem as long as you take your time and make connections gently. These tweeters have a much more pleasing sound than the stock polycells (known to be harsh, loud and tinny in the SM line of Infinity speakers). It also has improved the width/depth of the sound stage. It doesn't hurt that these tweeters look beautiful and seem to be built well. If you have a pair of Infinity SM-82 speakers and want to greatly improve their sound, without adjusting/ replacing the stock crossovers, I recommend these. Thanks P.E.
Date published: 2014-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent on the high notesThese were a replacements for another brand of tweeters, that were old. These are kicking great sounds out and at a lower cost. I have been building speakers for 24 years as a hobby and these are great for the price.Happy customer
Date published: 2013-08-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Crisp HighsI purchased these to put into a 2000 Chevy Silverado and all I can say is WOW! I paired these with the GRS 6.5 woofer running in parallel off of a Boss CX450 amp at 4 ohms. I made a simple 1st order crossover with a 1.8uf capacitor which has a crosses at around 5.5k. This sounds good, but I feel that crossing them lower would allow more male vocals and instruments through blending the sound between the woofers and tweeters better. Overall a very well constructed product, other than one of them coming with the mounting plastic area broken.
Date published: 2013-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Why didn't I try this sooner?I plan to install this in a tower set up. I auditioned it as soon as it arrived. The sound is warm, smooth and not too bright. I am a fan of the silk dome tweeter, it just suits my tastes. I cannot wait to hear it in with the other components. I wish I'd heard this before. I tried a lot of low cost tweeters and I wish I'd saved my money and bought one of these. Good frequency response for a wide range of applications. This is a good all-round tweeter.
Date published: 2013-03-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beats buying expensive new speakersI bought my speakers 32 years ago and the woofer went out two years ago. I replaced it with a nice 500 watt 8ohm replacement. Then last year the tweeter went out and I thought about scraping the whole thing and buying new speakers but they are very expensive these days. So I tried finding parts locally...and unfortunately the world of home audio is a niche market now and NO ONE sells parts. Thank you Parts-Express for supplying me with a decent sounding tweeter at a very resonable price. My speakers sound as good as they did 32 years ago and I doubt very seriously that anyone could tell the difference between a Klipsch or my newly rebuilt speakers.
Date published: 2012-10-14

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Goldwood GT-525 1" Soft Dome Tweeter

I want to put these in a pair of Pioneer CS-911A's to replace the super tweeter. Anyone see any issues in doing so?

Asked by: rjohns64
I dont see any issues as long as there is an appropriate crossover installed to protect the tweeter.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-06-24

Is the trim plate removable or is it glued as part of the driver? Thanks Mike

Asked by: mrajakovic
Yes the trim place is removable.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-04-21

Will this tweeter be ok crossed over at 4khz @ 6db slope. ?  Hi power handling is not an issue. Thanks Bob

Asked by: sonicbob
I would recommend no less than 5kHz at 6dB/octave for this tweeter.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-09-18

What is the size/kind of terminals?

Asked by: R.J. Maurer
It is my understanding they are 8AWG spade terminals (male). I always use 8's and crimped tight then add a small bead of soldier to secure mechanically and electrically.
Answered by: Nitnub
Date published: 2012-07-06

What would be a good crossover for these tweeters?

I'll be using them with the GRS 8PR-8 (292-428) in a 2 way.
Asked by: jmanusa6
With an Fs of 1000hz and 50W power handling a 3000hz xover /12db should be safe
Answered by: audioantique
Date published: 2012-03-05

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