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AWrestoration 8th September 2009 03:35 PM

Capsule repair - AKG D19
A friend of mine found a beat-up AKG D19. I'm not sure about the model letter, most of the markings have rubbed off. It does have an on-off switch, and no M/S switch. the grille is not wire mesh, but a nubbly metal diamond.

Anyway, I'd like to restore it myself, just for fun. My question: the diaphragm is torn. How can I replace, or "re-skin" it? Where could I find a new diaphragm?

I know there are professionals I could send it to, but I want to do it myself, just to learn how. Anybody have any experience, or links to webpages with this info?

many thanks,

Les 8th September 2009 07:21 PM

Torn diaphragm? In a dynamic? I'd like to see a pic of that.

Kind of a tough fix...but we'll see...

L M Watts Technology

mbrebes 8th September 2009 10:16 PM

I doubt if you will be able to get a replacement diaphram from anyone. If the voice coil wire was broken, you might be able to repair that.

AWrestoration 9th September 2009 03:35 PM

i'll try to get a pic soon. it's a very small tear, like someone took off the grille and poked it with the tip of a knife.