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.
Speaker - Celestion, 12", G12-80 Classic Lead, 80W
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.
Speaker - Celestion, 12", G12K-100, 100W, 8Ω
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.
Speaker - Eminence®, 12", Legend EM12, 200W, 8Ω
Lead/rhythm guitar 12" speaker. A high power 12 inch guitar speaker featuring ultra-clean tone with big, round, punchy lows and warm, smooth mids and highs. A more neutral tone so you can hear more of your amp and guitar.
Speaker - Jensen® Vintage Alnico, 15", P15N, 50W, 8 Ω
One of the first speakers ever used in a guitar amplifier, the P15N was loaded in the earliest Fender Bassman® and Bandmaster® amps, setting the milestone for those classic tones. The P15N delivers a warm, full bodied tone, with deep basses, and a nice, extended top end. Excellent for all different shades of clean and pushed clean tones.
Speaker - Celestion, 12", Rocket 50, 50W
Look inside the back of a standard 4x12 and you may well find a quartet of Rocket 50s. This speaker performs well with any playing style, and won't break the bank - an affordable entry level speaker for those seeking the Celestion sound.
Supertweeter - Eminence®, APT:80, 35W, 8Ω, 80˚ Conical Dispersion
Supertweeter - APT 50 Driver (P-A-APT50-8) with APT 80S Horn (P-A-APT80S)
Speaker - Jensen® Jets, 12", Tornado Stealth 80, 80W
The Tornado Stealth 80 is the Neodymium counterpart of the ceramic powered Electric Lightning. The Stealth 80 is extremely efficient, with slightly scooped mids, and it shines in the cleanest as well as in the heaviest tonal applications. It delivers exceptional punch and attack, retaining all the clarity needed for palm-muted riffs and power chords, as well as crystal clear clean rhythm playing.
Speaker - Jensen® MOD®, 12", MOD12-110, 110W, 8 Ω
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.
Speaker - Celestion, 10", Pulse 10, 200W, 8Ω
With its robust steel-chassis, the PULSE10 provides a rock-solid bass performance whether alone in a single speaker combo, in a 4x10 or even an 8x10 cab. Expect a tight, punchy low end with a warm mid-range that's full of presence, bringing focus and articulation to your playing. This heavy-duty driver truly delivers bass you can feel as well as hear.
Speaker - Eminence® Redcoat, 10", Ramrod, 75W, 8Ω
Lead/rhythm guitar 10" British speaker. Very loud, gutsy, and meaty tone with singing highs and nice, clear overtones
Speaker - Celestion, 10", T.F. Series 1020, 150W 8Ω
The 1020 is a bass and mid range driver with a high sensitivity. It is ideally suited to compact enclosures and high pass systems.
Speaker - Celestion, 15", T.F. Series 1525E, 300W
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.
Speaker - Celestion, 12", G12 EVH, 20W
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.
Speaker - Celestion, 12", F12-X200, 200W, 8Ω
The F12-X200 is Celestion’s answer to the growing trend of full-range flat-response speakers. The F12-X200 provides a massive 200W power rating. Celestion’s decades of experience in speaker construction shines in this unique design that offers neutral voicing while maintaining the feel and response of a Celestion guitar speaker.
Speaker - Celestion, 12", G12 Ruby, 35W
The Celestion Ruby is vintage voiced alnico speaker that straddles the classic chime of the Blue and celebrated warmth of the modern Cream. The Ruby features a rich and musical frequency response with smooth, airy highs and a nuanced midrange with the natural bite found only in a vintage alnico speaker. This versatile 35 watt speaker is an excellent choice for a 4x12 cabinet and really shines in a single 12” cabinet or combo amp. The Celestion Ruby offers guitar players the ability to discover new tones within the spectrum of vintage sound.
Speaker - Celestion, 12", V-Type, 70W
Combining decades of experience with advanced measurement and analysis, the V-Type has been built using a carefully balanced 'recipe' of old and new design techniques. It produces a heady, exciting modern vintage sound that just makes you want to keep on playing: a speaker that delivers authentic Celestion tone whatever your style. The V-type is a sweet sounding speaker with a superbly balanced tonal signature that imparts a vintage musicality to your tone.
Speaker - Jensen® D-Series, 12", N12D, 150W
The N12D is able to return the feel, the warmth and the character of a classic guitar amplifier, but also the treble content and the complex harmonics of the overdrive, modulation, delay and reverb effects, as well as the crisp, natural tone of an amplified acoustic guitar. The Neodymium magnet design allows a weight reduction to only 2.4kgs.
Recone Kit - Celestion, for G12M and G12H Heritage
Special Order ItemOriginal Celestion Guitar Speaker Recone Kit. For 12" Celestion G12M Heritage and G12H Heritage editions
Speaker - Eminence®, 12", Wheelhouse, 150 W, 8Ω
The warmth of hemp meets the power and responsiveness of neo in this versatile 12" speaker co-developed with session and touring pro Andy Wood. Touch-sensitive and balanced, the Wheelhouse delivers warm, smooth tone throughout the entire spectrum, allowing you to utilize your amp controls to shape your sound. It handles pedals and amp EQ with ease. Go from country to fusion to blues and make it sound like it's right in your wheelhouse.
Diaphragm Kit - Peavey, RX™ 22N, for RX22N, RX22, 22XT+
Genuine Peavey diaphragm kit for the RX22N, RX22, and 22XT+ drivers. The RX™ 22N diaphragm kit includes ferrofluid, 22N spacer gasket, 22N mounting screws, installation instructions, and material safety data sheet. Features:
- Professional and heavy duty
- Commercially pure titanium dome
- Extended frequency range
- Field replaceable
- Integral dome/suspension
- One (1) ferrofluid filled packet
- This instruction sheet/ Material Safety Data Sheet
- RX 22 replacement diaphragm
- Kapton Spacer Shim (for use with RX22 and 22XT)
- 8-32 screws
Speaker - Eminence® Redcoat, 12", CV-75, 75W, 8 Ω
British lead/rhythm guitar 12" speaker. The epitome of British tone with a complete tonal balance, grunt and punch in the lows, warm/tailored mids, and nice, clear, open/airy highs.
Speaker - Celestion, 12", A-Type, 50W, 8 Ω
Celestion guitar speakers have been an important part of British guitar tone since the birth of Rock & Roll. Traditionally, they're known for lively and vocal midrange character with plenty of sparkle and chime, which turns into an exciting growl when overdriven, often compressing when pushed hard. Inspired by our favourite modern American tones, the A-Type is a different kind of guitar speaker from Celestion. Of course, it still has the musical and revealing three- dimensional quality that is the heart and soul of a Celestion guitar speaker, however it features a more laid-back midrange which reveals body and complexity in the upper register, accompanied by full and rounded low frequencies. The A-Type conveys a fluid, even performance with an increased headroom threshold that allows your amp's tone to shine through.
Speaker - Celestion, 12", G12H, 30W
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.
Speaker - Celestion, 12", G12-H150 Redback, 150W
Special Order ItemThe G12H-150 Redback has been created for players who are looking for extreme power handling but refuse to compromise on great tone. Rated at a gargantuan 150-watts, the Redback is constructed with a supersized 2-inch voice coil and features the heaviest G12 magnet. The result is a guitar speaker that sounds 100% Celestion in character, yet is primed to withstand a pummeling from a 100-watt head all by itself, and still come back for more.The Redback proves that you no longer need to choose between power and tone. With a tight, well-controlled low end, detailed midrange and more relaxed treble.