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Can the white speaker cones of Yamaha HS8 get yellow in the sun?
Old 16th August 2018
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Can the white speaker cones of Yamaha HS8 get yellow in the sun?

Hi,

my HS8 monitors are placed that the sun beams are hitting my speakers on the front every morning. I don't want the cones to turn yellow from time to time. The HS8 look nice, but I am worrying about the sun. Have you experienced something like that? Do you cover them sometimes when you have placed your speakers as I did?

Horizon7777
Old 16th August 2018
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Yikes.

Keep your speakers out of the sun. Discoloration isn't the issue. Drying out the domes and cones by exposing them to sunlight IS the issue.
Old 16th August 2018
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The yellow cone in the grey box. Thats not a hit-maker!
Old 17th August 2018
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I would cover them with a towel. UV rays will shorten the life of the cones.
Old 19th August 2018
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Okay, thanks.
Old 1 week ago
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Synth Guru View Post
I would cover them with a towel. UV rays will shorten the life of the cones.
Try spf of 50 , uv a, b would be provide protection plus you get auto damping for that floppi cone for free!
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