HiVi Q1R 1-1/8" Textile Dome Tweeter

HiVi Q1R 1-1/8" Textile Dome Tweeter

Brand:| Model: Q1R
Overview
A precisely manufactured German diaphragm is mated to a large shielded motor structure. The result is a tweeter with excellent timbre and low distortion characteristics.
Part # 
297-417
Weight: 1 lbs.  
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HiVi Q1R 1-1/8" Textile Dome Tweeter

A precisely manufactured German diaphragm is mated to a large shielded motor structure. The result is a tweeter with excellent timbre and low distortion characteristics. Transient response is improved via the use of ferrofluid and a copper-clad aluminum voice coil. Some of our customers have used this tweeter as a drop in replacement for the popular classic AR3a speaker from the 70"s. Note that they have recommended adding a .07mh 18 gauge inductor in parallel with the tweeter to more mimic the original AR3a sound.



Product Specifications
  • Tweeter TypeSoft Dome
  • Cone / Dome Diameter1-1/8"
  • Impedance6 ohms
  • Power Handling (RMS)15 Watts
  • Frequency Response2,500 to 20,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity89 dB 1W/1m
Mounting Information
  • Overall Outside Diameter4.56"
  • Cutout Diameter3.63"
  • Depth1.63"
HiVi Q1R 1-1/8" Textile Dome Tweeter
  • BrandHiVi
  • ModelQ1R
  • Part Number297-417
  • UPC844632025525
  • Product CategoryTweeters
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (10 Reviews)
  • Weight1 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

HiVi Q1R 1-1/8" Textile Dome Tweeter
HiVi Q1R 1-1/8" Textile Dome Tweeter is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 10.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from sweet and clear for AR2axnot a tech review....opens the high end with out a strident effect..have replaced mid and woof (polycone woof, rock and roll...long time ago, can really crank these things) blends with beautiful result. Excellent cross with mid.Not too top high. Some drilling to fit old speaker placement..no problems..old Yahama RX 770 can throw it out there..very happy even in an "acoustic" quiet mode.
Date published: 2014-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Sound!The HiVi Q1R 1-1/8" Textile Dome Tweeters were purchased as a replacement for the blown tweeters of a pair of vintage AR-2Ax speakers. With the modification using the copper induction coil (see separate review) and reverse polarity connected directly to the crossovers, the AR produce the best music playback I have ever heard from vintage speakers. The three drivers operate flawlessly as a unit, producing deep clean bass, excellent mid-range and perfect highs, with no trace of brittleness. Whether listening to rock, jazz or classical the Ar's, with the HiVi modified tweeters, sound simply superior in every respect. Very highly recommended.
Date published: 2013-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tweeters and caps and inductorsI purchased 6 tweeters, 2 caps & 2 inductors for a pair of AR LST 2's I'm restoring. One tweeter had a cracked mounting flange which I returned for a replacement. I received the replacement in a few days, and was reimbursed for the postage.I would highly recommend PE to anyone looking for fast service, good prices, and great customer support.
Date published: 2013-07-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great AR-3A replacement!!Perfect for AR-3A restoration and a great value. Offers greater high-end range than original OEM.
Date published: 2011-12-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent smooth Tweeter for use in AR-2AX Speaker rebuildThe OEM tweeters in my 1964 AR-2AX speakers had gone bad. Rather than replace with more old parts I elected to use this tweeter recommended on Classic Speaker Pages. I also used a 0.051mH air core coil and a 3mFd polypropylene capacitor and inverted the polarity of the tweeter per instructions on Classic Speaker Pages. This combination restored the smooth, clear undistorted audio response I had always known from these speakers. The tweeters use smaller mounting holes than the original for screws, but I used some suitable wood screws with phillips heads to avoid drilling holes in these tweeters larger and running the risk of steel fragments causing future problems. The coils were mounted to the back of the tweeters with GE silicone caulk to prevent vibration.
Date published: 2011-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from HiVi Q1R 1-1/8" Textile Dome TweeterIMO, with 0.1mH inductor installed, these tweeters simply sound great with better balance, imaging/sound stage, details, without being harsh, and retain the great ar3a mid/bass sound.
Date published: 2011-10-29

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HiVi Q1R 1-1/8" Textile Dome Tweeter

hi how to instal a 0.1 mH inductor in tweeter. i have ar3a tweeter and its alredy blown so i replace it with 6 ohms tweeter 

Asked by: baktol
This requires a bit more information in order to proceed. Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, tech@parts-express.com or 800-338-0531 x1.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-09-15

what would be the lowest recommended xover point?

Asked by: newkirkmills
I would not recommend anything lower than 2.5kHz second order.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-07-19

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