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Celestion G12 Century Vintage 12" 8 Ohm Neo Guitar Speaker 60W

Brand:| Model: G12 Century Vintage
Overview
Choose Celestion's G12 Century Vintage 12" guitar speaker to deliver the clarity and tracking needed for high-speed guitar play. Not only is this speaker lightweight due to a neodymium motor, it's also extremely loud! Save up to $50 off, through this Parts Express exclusive buyout.
Highlights
  • Less than half of the weight of a conventional speaker
  • Superb dynamics and tone tracking
  • Very linear frequency response for clean country guitarists
  • Tight low-end, clear mids, and crisp top-end
Part # 
299-464
Weight: 3.65 lbs.  
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Product Details

Celestion G12 Century Vintage 12" 8 Ohm Neo Guitar Speaker 60W

Celestion developed the G12 Century Vintage guitar speaker using their neodymium motor technology for a lightweight, modern take on classic guitar speaker design. Their efforts result in a unique blend of extraordinary note definition and vintage character.

In addition to being exceptionally light, the G12 Century Vintage is loud with a tightly controlled low-end, clear (yet powerful) midrange, and crisp, bright top-end. Super-fast attack with superb tracking makes this speaker ideal for high-speed, high gain rock guitar players and clean country pickers.

Save up to $50 off the original retail price through this exclusive buyout from Parts Express! Quantities are limited.

Specifications: • Nominal diameter: 12" • Power rating: 60 watts RMS • Nominal impedance: 8 ohm • Sensitivity: 98 dB • Chassis type: Pressed steel • VCdia: 1.75" • Frequency range: 75-5,000 Hz • Fs: 70 Hz • DC resistance, Re: 6.8 ohms.



Product Specifications
  • TypeLead / Rhythm Guitar
  • Nominal Diameter12"
  • Impedance8 ohms
  • Power Handling (RMS)60 Watts
  • Magnet MaterialNeodymium
Celestion G12 Century Vintage 12" 8 Ohm Neo Guitar Speaker 60W
  • BrandCelestion
  • ModelG12 Century Vintage
  • Part Number299-464
  • UPC739894534758
  • Product CategoryGuitar Speakers & Bass Guitar Speakers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (10 Reviews)
  • Weight3.65 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Reviews

Celestion G12 Century Vintage 12" 8 Ohm Neo Guitar Speaker 60W
Celestion G12 Century Vintage 12" 8 Ohm Neo Guitar Speaker 60W is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 10.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightweight goodnessI bought 5 of these because I just had my third back surgery and had to lighten the load. These replaced some Vintage 30's that I loved. 2 each in my 2 2-12" cabs and 1 in a 1-12" cabinet. My fear of how these would sound was unfounded since they sound similar to the Vintage 30's just not as sensitive. And the mids are not so in-your-face. So far I'm loving them. Just need to break them in now.
Date published: 2014-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Celestion for the 21st centuryYea, I really like these speakers. I'm pretty picky, and I'm always working towards a boutique, Robben Ford - type tone - no harshness allowed. The pronounced upper mid and treble are sweet, even with my old yamaha dg modeling amp. It sounds heavenly with my tube amps. I ended up getting 4 of them.
Date published: 2014-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from High TechLight weight compared to the speakers I replaced, they are crisper, and I can "feel" a buzz from them. I replaced the stock Vox 120's with these.Was it worth it? If you absolutely have to have the best....I guess it was.
Date published: 2014-09-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sounds like a Celstion!I saw the price and couldn't resist trying it with a 7 watt vintage Supro tube amp from the fifties that had been lying on my junk pile for the last 30 years or so and decided to rebuild. Fantastic. Also tried it with a solid state 50 watt bass amp I use for guitar only. Again, great sound and plenty loud!
Date published: 2014-09-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just do it!Just put these in my Marshall TSL 2x12 combo and got rid of the stock Wolverines. Saving 15 lbs (really 15 lbs) was great but the speakers are much more responsive and have fantastic dynamic range. The highs are clear and the lows are full. On the clean channel, the headroom is sufficient and on overdrive, the distortion has great tone and not flat/fizzy/muddy like the old speakers.The amp now weighs 65 lbs and is once again my favorite gigging amp. I also ordered the cut out plastic/aluminum side handles from Parts Express. They fit perfectly, are a nice quality and make it much easier to move the amp.The speakers are such a bargain at the Parts Express price compared to everywhere else I looked. They shipped quickly and arrived in a few days. Very happy with the company and the products.Save your back and improve your tone! Ceramic magnets will be a thing of the past one day except for those that are hung up on "Vintage" and will pay more for the marketing spin.
Date published: 2014-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sounds Great, and I Can Now Lift My AmpI have experience with a competitor's Neomydium 10" PA speakers I use in my monitors. They originally had inferior 12" speakers in them. I replacedthem with the 10" Neolites, by routing out 3/8" plywood, and fitting it from thebaffles to the bottom of the horn. Wow, was I ever impressed! I have beenusing Celestions for many years, and when I found this G12 Century VintageNeo speaker, at half the weight of their ceramic (or alinco) magnet types, Irolled the dice. My 30 watt Classic tube amp, was too heavy for my restrictedlifting weight limit, so I replaced its speaker with this one. I was blown away, both by the tight bass, crisp highs, crystal clear clean channel sound, and analmost Brittish Crunch, on the dirty channel. I no longer need to bother band mates to lift my amp, while adding roaring tube sound. They (after trying the first one, I quickly ordered a second) were very well packed, and arrived inperfect condition.
Date published: 2014-03-03

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Celestion G12 Century Vintage 12" 8 Ohm Neo Guitar Speaker 60W

Will this speaker fit in Fender Blues Jr NOS amplifier?

Asked by: Albert Alby185
We do not have a cross reference available for this type of thing. Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, tech@parts-express.com or 800-338-0531 x1.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-09-18

What diameter is the cutout for these drivers?

Asked by: tubehead120
The cutout for this speaker is 11-1/8".
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-09-17

Is this speaker really made in China? Mine is stamped Ipswich, England. Thanks

Asked by: gb99
Yes these drivers are manufactured in China.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-09-11

does this come in 16 Ohm?

Asked by: stevem447
Unfortunately we only have these available in 8 ohm.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-01-23

What is the Qts on this? thinking of using it inĀ an open baffle

Asked by: Kristofer
All guitar speakers will work in an OB application.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-02-18

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