I think you can buy those dots in any stationary store :)
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I emailed Totem acoustics about the Red Dot, here is the reply from Stephen Libin, National Sales Manager for Totem.
Hi Bruce Thanks for owning and enjoying Totem. I must tell you that I am quite the Hawk maniac myself! Dont worry about the red dot, it simply means the speaker passed all QC checks and was fine to put into a box and ship out.
I would simply remove the dot from the other Hawk, and that way the 2 of them look the same.
If you really like the dot, please contact Nico at the factory and hell guide you to a replacement. His email is email@example.com
Thanks & Happy Listening!
National Sales Manager
If you contact the guy in charge of Totem Tech support you will get a different answer than the one your received from the sales guy. The dots do denote quality control from a tweeter matching perspective and they also denote different tweeter versions and productions runs. In a sense it is about quality control in the context of speaker matching components.
It is okay to move the dots since the speaker's makeup/version is recorded by the serial number.
The beaks do work, they are used for tuning/altering/controlling cabinet resonances, and their position on top of the speaker can improve or degrade the sound. Not sure what acoustic sculpture is, I believe shipping ballast would be any filler--sand,pellets,cat litter, to load those cabinets that have a hole in the lower bottom---NOT the ports! those are farther up the cabinet!