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Eminence Patriot Commonwealth-12 12" Guitar Speaker 225W 8 Ohm

Brand:|Model: Patriot Commonwealth-12|Part # 290-834


Eminence Patriot Commonwealth – Warm and rich, but also very clean and well defined. Great presence! Very full and smooth. Very little cone break-up, but likes Overdrive. • Power handling: 225 watts RMS • Impedance: 8 ohms • Frequency Range: 50-4,000 Hz • Sensitivity: 100 dB 1W/1m
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  • Coloration: Warm and rich, but also very clean and well defined. Great presence!
  • Very full and smooth. Very little cone break-up, but likes Overdrive.
  • Genre: All Genres




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Eminence Patriot Commonwealth-12 12" Guitar Speaker 225W 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.

common-wealth - n. clean, full, non-distorted, unadulterated guitar tone

Specifications: • Power handling: 225 watts RMS • VCdia: 4" • Impedance: 8 ohms • Frequency Range: 50-4,000 Hz • Sensitivity: 100 dB 1W/1m • Magnet weight: 109 oz. • Dimensions: Overall diameter: 12.28", Cutout diameter: 11.08", Depth: 5".

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)225 Watts
  • Magnet MaterialCeramic Ferrite
Eminence Patriot Commonwealth-12 12" Guitar Speaker 225W 8 Ohm
  • BrandEminence Speaker
  • ModelPatriot Commonwealth-12
  • Part Number290-834
  • UPC876358000548
  • Product CategoryGuitar Speakers & Bass Guitar Speakers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (1 Reviews)
  • Weight24.1801 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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