Speakers & Components
Speakers. The last opportunity to modify your tone. Unlike hi-fi speakers which attempt to create sounds that are true to the musical source fed them, guitar speakers impart their own tone. Your amp/cabinet pretty much determines three things about what speaker to select; speaker size, impedance and power rating. (See our tech corner article on Speaker Impedance, Power Handling and Wiring). But the tone is up to you! Speaker replacement is probably the easiest mod you can perform.
Used singly it exhibits a pleasing, strong low-end, but it's in a 4x12 configuration that it generates the great chugging "thump" that the guitar heroes of the day were renowned for. With a densely complex and buttery mid-range and a finely detailed top-end, the G12H is excellent for cranking out huge, dark power chords, with smooth and rich bridge pickup tones and flutey neck pickup tones. With fatter lows and brighter highs, it is slightly more aggressive than its Heritage cousin. Celestion Classic Series guitar speaker. With a heavier magnet than the G12M, this faithful recreation captures the unmistakable mojo of late 60s rock guitar tones.
The Mod 12-50 is a 12" ferrite speaker with 50 watts of power. Warm, well balanced tone with low end focus. It responds to overdrive distortion with a rich smooth crunch and bright lead-voice fuzz.
The P10R is a 10" alnico speaker with 25 watts of power. The P10R has a rich, warm tone. In addition, it accentuates the higher frequencies in sparkling detail.
The RX14 compression driver is designed for excellent driver performance, reliability and power handling. The RX14 is capable of higher power handling than most similiar-sized compression drivers and incorporates a 1.4" voice coil.
Clearance - New Old Stock speaker.
Sica Standard Light bass speaker.
Sica Standard Light bass speaker.
Peavey Black Widow Super Structure Replacement Basket (1502-8 DT BW™ RB, 8 Ohm). Replaceable baskets eliminate the need for re-coning speakers and the frustration and delays associated with the re-coning process. It only takes a few minutes to replace a basket and you are back in business.
Replacement magnet for the Peavey Scorpion speaker.
The 1201 is an 8 ohm, 12" Black Widow/Super Structure speaker intended primarily for sound reinforcement. Offering superior sensitivity and power handling in a 12" speaker, the 1201 utilizes a Kevlar impregnated cone for a smooth response characteristic well suited to vocals, stage monitors, and other compact applications. This model can also be used to provide outstanding mid-bass performance in a multi-way system.
The Gold is a wonderfully expressive and revealing loudspeaker, affording guitarists an unprecedented degree of dynamic control. This speaker captures the sound of a well worn in Blue, with chiming highs and powerful lows and mids. When pushed to the point of distortion it displays a colorful crunch with low end emphasis. Building on the platform of the Blue, the Gold is a higher-powered, Alnico-magnet speaker that recreates the unmistakable sonic signature of a 'well played-in' original. Over time, the high frequencies of a Blue soften and become less chalky as the cone becomes more flexible – a much sought after characteristic that the Gold exhibits straight out of the box. Also present in the Gold sound from the outset is an added warmth and complexity in the midrange which, coupled with the classic Alnico qualities of a laid-back attack, rounded low end and brilliant bell-like highs, deliver huge rhythm voicings and saturated vocal lead tones.The Gold is a wonderfully expressive and revealing loudspeaker, affording guitarists an unprecedented degree of dynamic control. It has already become a favorite for many working players worldwide whether picking and bending with Brad Paisley, or rocking hard with Danny Spitz of Anthrax.
Featured in the world's top selling 4x12 cabinet, the G12T-75 guitar speaker is a high powered rock player's dream. Built to meet the demands of high gain amplifiers, the G12T-75 combines a huge, tightly controlled low-end and aggressive mid-range with a softened top-end that adds a welcome sweetness to overdrive, distortion and aggressive upper harmonics. These are the characteristics that make the G12T-75 the weapon of choice for Yngwie Malmsteen.
The Tornado Classic 100 is a 12" neodymium speaker with 100 watts of power. The Jensen Jet Tornado has a crystal clear tone, accented with shimmering highs with each note sounding tight and well defined. Even when overdriven the notes remain defined with lots of bite
The Mod 12-110 is a 12" ferrite speaker with 110 watts of power. Strong, punchy, and articulate with emphasis on the mids. It responds to overdrive distortion with a tight and balanced fuzz that remains strong and straightforward.
The Mod 12-70 is a 12" ferrite speaker with 70 watts of power. The MOD12-70 is loud, dynamic, and well defined. It has a defined warm crunch response to overdrive distortion.
This bass and mid range driver is suitable for use in 2-way systems. It features an extended low frequency range and edge-wound voice coil for high efficiency and power handling.
Peavey 14XT™ Diaphragm replacement kits include complete gap cleaning instructions. (To prevent gap contamination by foreign materials, a failed diaphragm assembly should not be removed before a new diaphragm assembly is ready to be installed.)
Special Order ItemThroughout his career, whether in the studio or on the stage, the Celestion 20-watt 'Greenback' has played an essential role to Edward Van Halen in making the tones that rewrote the book on guitar sound. When it came time to select speakers for his new EVH Brand 5150-III signature amp, there was only one choice – Celestion.The Heritage Series G12M faithfully reproduces the sonic qualities of the original '60s version Greenback used to make EVH tone from day one. With the addition of a black rear can featuring the EVH logo and his unmistakable red, white and black stripes, the G12EVH was born. Unmistakable look, but more importantly unmistakable tone.
Special Order ItemThis classy 10" is a true 'modern vintage' guitar speaker, that delivers an exceptionally well balanced tone that has real Celestion pedigree. The G10N-40 is characterised by satisfyingly deep lows that are complemented by sweet and clear upper mids and an articulate, well-defined top end. Loaded into small combos, the G10N-40 articulates a detailed and warm clean sound, and its balanced response means this versatile speaker is still able to deliver true British grind when pushed to the limit.
Special Order ItemThe Eight 15 is ideal for upgrading your bedroom blaster with authentic British tone. Well-balanced mids and highs complement a surprisingly meaty bottom end - it's just about the biggest sounding eight inch speaker we've ever heard!
Lead/rhythm guitar 12" American speakers. Nice warm, fat tone with a little top end bite and clarity.
For use on Jensen P-A-P15N and P-A-P12N-NB to complete the vintage look of the originals.
A firm favourite with lead guitarists, the Classic Lead features a tightly controlled low-end, with strong high bass / low mid punch, aggressive mid range attack and a powerful yet controlled top-end. for power chords it has the tone to make its presence felt but the subtle high-frequency roll-off makes it ideal for solos, able to project single notes on loud stages without becoming shrill. Celestion Classic Series guitar speaker. Developed in the late 1970s, the Classic Lead uses a fibreglass voice coil former to deliver an 80W power rating and a unique dynamic sound.
The G12K-100 makes full use of the heaviest G12 magnet to combine huge power handling with superb clarity across a wide frequency response. A massive bottom-end, rock-hard midrange and restrained top-end make this the perfect speaker to add thump and grind to modern high-gain tones. When pushed into overdrive it responds with biting highs, chunky lows and rock solid mids. Loaded in 4x12s it delivers its famous sledgehammer lows, but it also often finds use in small boutique combos, bringing a powerful mix of low-end warmth and mid-range attack.
The Falcon 50 is a 12" ferrite speaker with 50 watts of power. Warm and full bodied tone with lows that are rich and fat. It responds to overdrive distortion with a colorful crunch. This speaker has a new style of secret, magical cone that is designed for optimum tone no matter what kind of music.
The Electric Lightning 70 is a 12" ferrite speaker with 70 watts of power. The Electric Lightning's tone is straightforward and powerful with fat lows, throaty mids and crisp, bright highs. It is a true "in your face" Rock n' Roll speaker that can handle the heaviest of playing styles and is designed for loud applications.