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Eminence Red Coat Private Jack 12" Guitar Speaker 50W 8 Ohm

Brand:| Model: Red Coat Private Jack
Overview
Eminence Red Coat Private Jack – Thick and smooth, with lots of mids and extended highs. Very well balanced speaker. Classic British flavor. • Power handling: 50 watts RMS • Impedance: 8 ohms • Frequency Range: 70-5,000 Hz • Sensitivity: 101 dB 1W/1m
Highlights
  • Application: 12" Open or Closed Back
  • Configuration: 1, 2, or 4 x 12"
  • Thick and smooth, with lots of mids and extended highs. Very well balanced speaker.
  • Genre: Classic British tone for Blues, Indie, Jazz
Part # 
290-842
Weight: 10 lbs.  
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Product Details

Eminence Red Coat Private Jack 12" Guitar Speaker 50W 8 Ohm

It all started with the British Invasion, that unmistakable sound that took America by storm from across the Atlantic to right in your face. And now Eminence puts it within easy reach with the Red Coat™ series of guitar amp speakers. Engineered and manufactured in the U.S. with British-inspired cones, making it easy to "Pick Your Sound." Seven-year manufacturer's warranty.

pri'vate jack - n. namesake of the famous British canine and one of the most recognized British tones for guitar

Specifications: • Power handling: 50 watts RMS • VCdia: 1.75" • Impedance: 8 ohms • Frequency Range: 70-5,000 Hz • Sensitivity: 101 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 Red Coat Private Jack 12" Guitar Speaker 50W 8 Ohm
  • BrandEminence Speaker
  • ModelRed Coat Private Jack
  • Part Number290-842
  • UPC876358001149
  • Product CategoryGuitar Speakers & Bass Guitar Speakers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (2 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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Reviews

Eminence Red Coat Private Jack 12" Guitar Speaker 50W 8 Ohm
Eminence Red Coat Private Jack 12" Guitar Speaker 50W 8 Ohm is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best out there.In my opinion this is the best sounding guitar speaker out there. That is at any price range.I recommend it for any style of guitar music. I put them in most of the amps that I build and they sound great with all of them!Use where you would consider an old Greenback and you will be happy, however they shine in open-backs too.If you buy a 5E3 or 18Watt style amp from me this is what will be in it!
Date published: 2011-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great SpeakerGreat sounding British voiced speaker. Used with GB128 inacustom built sealed cabinet. Great blended sound! As with all Eminence guitar speakers, the tone vastly improves as the speaker breaks in.
Date published: 2009-10-06

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Eminence Red Coat Private Jack 12" Guitar Speaker 50W 8 Ohm

Hi I have a peavy 30 with a 16 ohm speaker does private jack come in 16 ohm...or do I have to mod something

Asked by: koka
This is available in a 16 ohm.http://www.parts-express.com/eminence-red-coat-private-jack-12-guitar-speaker-16-ohm--290-844
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-02-24

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