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12A125H Item Code: 12a125-h

12A125H

  • Weight: 4.85 lbs, Diameter: 12.125", Depth: 5.75" no cover, 6.25" with cover, Cutout size: 10.75"
$113.00

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Hemp cone! Replaces Chicago Jensen P12Q and other medium power AlNiCo 12's where a warm top end is desired.

12", 11oz AlNiCo magnet, 20 or 30 watts, 1-1/4" voice coil, hemp ribbed cone. This speaker has a warm tone, not too bassy but a good balance throughout. Top end is mellow and the attack is less immediate than other speakers due to the hemp cone. Hemp's longer fibers give treble notes a sub-harmonic richness that warms the sound. Compressed and fattened at higher volumes.

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Ted Weber Speakers are built with tighter, more concentric voice coil gaps, and lower carbon, machined steel parts in the magnet circuits which yield a stronger, more controlled tone at all volumes, particularly in the low end at high volumes.

 Ted Weber Speakers are hand-built to order, to ensure the best attention to detail is paid to your speaker.  We build them one at a time, on a table - not hundreds at a time on an assembly line.  This allows us to reduce the margin for error and produce an overall higher-quality speaker.  Please allow 7-10 business days for your order to be built and then shipped.

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Customer Reviews of 12A125H

Bluesharp Tone Monster!

Axe & Amp

January 06,2019
Bluesharp Tone Monster!

I purchased this speaker (8-ohm, 20W, H-dustcap, moderate doping) for a customer who plays bluesharp. He had one of those nifty Epiphone Electar 75th Anniversary Century amps and asked me to make it a "tone monster." A fresh set of carefully selected tubes, a repaired bias pot, and a serious speaker upgrade gave him exactly what he was looking for. It sounded awesome when I tested it with a strat, but my customer really made it sing with the harmonica.

Out of everything, I have to give the most credit to this speaker. The hemp cone provided the warmer tone he needed and the H-dustcap did exactly what it was designed to do: cut the harsh frequencies that harmonicas can create and emphasize a tonal sweet-spot. I am certain that the AlNiCo magnet did it's part to deliver more warmth and natural compression than the stock ceramic-magnet speaker. And finally, choosing the lower power rating allowed the speaker to be more fully used by this 15-ish watt amp than the stock 30W speaker. The hardest part was getting it to fit in the cab with the chassis and the back panel; there may have been 1/8" clearance between the bell cover and the back panel, but it worked!

Before this overhaul, my customer had trouble getting the amp past 6 (out of 12) without terrible feedback (using a Shure Green Bullet mic). After the work, he was getting it up to 9 with an amazing volume and tone.

I highly recommend this speaker and will definitely be considering it for future projects!