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Eminence Patriot Cannabis Rex 12" Guitar Speaker 50W 8 Ohm

Brand:|Model: Patriot Cannabis Rex|Part # 290-824
Eminence Patriot Cannabis Rex – A clean and full 12" American guitar speaker with a hemp cone and monster tone. • Power handling: 50 watts RMS • Impedance: 8 ohms • Frequency Range: 70-5,000 Hz • Sensitivity: 102 dB 1W/1m
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Part # 290-824
  • Application: 12" Open or Closed Back
  • Configuration: 1, 2, or 4 x 12"
  • Coloration: Clean and full, with lots of body and sparkle. Smokey smooth with high-end definition.
  • Genre: Country, Jazz, Classical

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Eminence Patriot Cannabis Rex 12" Guitar Speaker 50W 8 Ohm

Nothing says "American Made" like rock 'n roll or blues. And nothing says "Classic" tone like the Patriot Series of guitar amp speakers from Eminence. Made in the U.S.A. for stand-up volume and reliable rockin' clarity. Seven-year manufacturer's warranty.

can'na bis rex - n. a clean and full 12" American guitar speaker with a hemp cone and monster tone

Specifications: • Power handling: 50 watts RMS • VCdia: 1.75" • Impedance: 8 ohms • Frequency Range: 70-5,000 Hz • Sensitivity: 102 dB 1W/1m • Magnet weight: 38 oz. • Dimensions: Overall diameter: 12.02", Cutout diameter: 10.97", Depth: 5.1".

Electric guitars, guitar amplification, and the birth of Rock-n-Roll in the 1950's collectively established a new use for loudspeakers. Speaker choices were limited in those days and amplifier manufacturers had to purchase products that were common to other applications. Usually, this meant a low-power speaker, often with an Alnico magnet, and limited cone and coil travel.

Due to the nature of the speaker's construction, the sound of the guitar and amplifier combination was impacted by the speaker design. Amplified guitar was a bit more aggressive duty than most other speaker applications at the time and the speakers were frequently challenged in terms of their mechanical movement and linearity. Guitarist learned how to control this non-linearity and use the resulting tonal characteristics to their advantage. Speaker break-up became cool and was a desired feature by most guitarists. The great guitar tones we know now are a result of those events.

Although there are a multitude of distinctive guitar speaker tones available today, they can be broken down into two main categories. We have Marshall and Celestion to thank for the distinctively "British tones" that we are so familiar with. Fender, Peavey, and SLM (Crate/Ampeg) worked with speaker companies like Eminence, Oxford, CTS, JBL, and Electro-Voice to establish tones that are distinctively "American".

Eminence is proud to present the Patriot™ and Red Coat™ series of guitar speakers. Incorporating both British and American cone technology into speakers that are manufactured in the USA gives us the ability to provide you with virtually any tone you desire. Be it British or American, clean or dirty, big bass or screaming highs, we have a speaker that will allow you to "Pick Your Sound".

To help you select the right Eminence guitar speaker, check out Eminence's Tone Guide.

Product Specifications
  • TypeLead / Rhythm Guitar
  • Nominal Diameter12"
  • Impedance8 ohms
  • Power Handling (RMS)50 Watts
  • Magnet MaterialCeramic Ferrite
Eminence Patriot Cannabis Rex 12" Guitar Speaker 50W 8 Ohm
  • BrandEminence Speaker
  • ModelPatriot Cannabis Rex
  • Part Number290-824
  • UPC876358001125
  • Product CategoryGuitar Speakers & Bass Guitar Speakers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (8 Reviews)
  • Weight10 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

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

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Eminence Patriot Cannabis Rex 12" Guitar Speaker 50W 8 Ohm
Eminence Patriot Cannabis Rex 12" Guitar Speaker 50W 8 Ohm is rated 4.125 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect tone in a box - Just installPut two 8 ohm CR speakers in a custom 2x12 closed back. Instantly, a great tone I already had going got better! Lost my ultra-high end (some call it icepick). I wouldn't say my Carvin GT-16 drivers ever got icepicky, but they did have a very loud and fatiguing upper mid bump and could get honky or coney if you will. These were circa 2004 when you could still order raw guitar speakers from Carvin... Not anymore. The harmonic extension was brilliant and crystalline however, and that I sorta miss, but these CRs give me instantly proper guitar eq. They are super balanced, but kind of filter what the amp/guitar/player combo is generating into something instantly comfortable, detailed, sensitive, and faithful. I'm gonna blend these with Private Jacks in a double 2x12 X pattern... I'll let you know how it goes but so far these CR drivers are the cornerstone of my cabs. The amplifier used is a Carvin VT50, with Warmoth Strats having Dimarzio and Duncan pickups.
Date published: 2015-08-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice speaker for the $Just bought this and installed in a PRS 1x12 cab. So far I like the sound and I'm still in the break in period. It is getting better every day.
Date published: 2015-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Eminence Canabis RexOverall, great sounding transparent speaker. In the features rating I only gave it average as it is a speaker and has no features other than being a speaker.
Date published: 2012-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Used in a 5E3 CircuitI wanted a very efficient speaker to maximize the volume of my 5E3 circuit for use in my band. The bottom end is big on this speaker, but tight. The high end is nice, not too brittle and painful, but still enough to roll-off the tone knob on the my Tele's bridge a tad.Sounds great with slide , too.
Date published: 2012-03-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Big SoundThis is my 2nd C-Rex and I love them. They make every amp I've tried them in sound "bigger"102db sensitivity makes it one of the most efficient speakers out there.
Date published: 2009-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Speaker for Warm TonePeople that give this a bad review 1) aren't reading the product description, 2) Don't know how to break in a speaker. Any new speaker needs break-in time before it sounds good, hemp cones need more than usual. I blast a cd player through a PA amp and let it run for 2 days straight to break them in. The sound changes dramatically after break in, as it will with any speaker. If you are looking for a shrill "glassy" ceramic Jensen or Celestion tone, look elsewhere. This speaker does one thing and does it better than any other: Warm. Not that there aren't highs, there are plenty, but it takes the objectionable "ice pick" effect right out of the sound. Some amps like Marshalls desperately need this. Warm, non-flubby lows, lots of midrange to cut a mix. Its also very sensitive, meaning that going from your old Greenbacks to these will give you 5-6Db, which is like going from a 15 watt amp to a 60 watt amp. I originally put one in my Blues Junior. That, along with the Maple Cabinet I bought for it, negated any need for circuit changes. It went from boxy and small sounding to big and boutique. I've since sold all my other speakers and replaced them with these, except for a couple EVM12Ls to handle high power. Considering street price on Chinese made Celestions is about $30 more and up, and these are made in the US, the value is a no-brainer.If you have high end hearing loss and need to make your audience squint and turn their heads with icepick highs to feel like your sound is 'bright' enough, get something else. If you want a warm tone that cuts a mix and lets you turn up without your audience leaving the room or the bar owner telling you to turn the *#$% down, try one. Just remember to break it in.
Date published: 2009-01-19
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