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Celestion G12 EVH Van Halen Signature Guitar Speaker 8 ohm 

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These G12 replacement speakers drive the EVH 5150III amplifier to deliver ultimate Van Halen tone. They're the result of Edward Van Halen and Fender ...Read More

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The source of Eddie's sound.

These G12 replacement speakers drive the EVH 5150III amplifier to deliver ultimate Van Halen tone. They're the result of Edward Van Halen and Fender joining forces in an incredible collaboration.

Throughout his career, Eddie Van Halen has sought out original Celestion 20-watt Greenback speakers to load into his recording and performing rigs. So, when designing the EVH 5150III it was to Celestion that EVH and Fender turned in search of that vintage Greenback sound.

Celestion's Heritage Series G12 M speakers are a faithful reproduction of the original 1960s 20-watt Greenback and for EVH they provide the ideal solution. However—in order to give this speaker a look that is unmistakably EVH—a specially designed label, featuring the Van Halen logo and unique EVH striped design, along with a black-painted can that evokes the memory of the rare and much sought after Celestion "Blackback" speakers, were added.


SPECIFICATIONS

G12 EVH Van Halen Signature Guitar Speaker

  • Nominal diameter: 12", 305mm
  • Power Rating: 20W
  • Nominal impedance: 8 ohms, 15 ohms
  • Sensitivity: 96dB
  • Chassis type: Pressed steel
  • Voice coil diameter: 1.75" (44.5mm)
  • Voice coil material: Rounded copper
  • Magnet type: Ceramic
  • Magnet weight: 35 oz. (0.99 kg)
  • Frequency range: 75-5000Hz
  • Resonance frequency, Fs: 75Hz
  • DC resistance, Re: 6.57 ohms, 12.3. ohms
  • Diameter: 12.2" (309mm)
  • Overall depth: 5.1" (130mm)
  • Magnet structure diameter: 5.9" (150mm)
  • Cut-out diameter: 11.1" (283mm)
  • Mounting slot dimensions: 0.31", (7.9mm) diameter
  • Number of mounting slots: 4
  • Mounting slot PCD: 11.7" (297mm)
  • Unit weight: 7.9 lbs. (3.6 kg)
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CelestionG12 EVH Van Halen Signature Guitar Speaker
 
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5.0

Perfect driver match for my Strat

By gzc_stageTech

from Wichita, KS

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Pros

  • Great tone
  • Great Value
  • Tight Upper Midrange
  • Warm But Not Boomy

Cons

  • None

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    Comments about Celestion G12 EVH Van Halen Signature Guitar Speaker:

    I broke the driver in for 24 hrs with a 30Hz signal at 8V. This helped the driver sound when installed in an Avatar G112 cabinet. Great tone. Compliments the Strat and Teli perfectly. Even the LP sounds rich through it.

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    5.0

    Easily worth the cost

    By Liveshort

    from NorCal

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    • Good Quality
    • Improves Sound

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      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Celestion G12 EVH Van Halen Signature Guitar Speaker:

      Great upgrade, classic tone of the sixties and seventies. excellent in closed back cabs for the Marshall style of amps. Be aware these take awhile to break in so give them several hours, like 40 or more before you start to hear their real tone. I use them in a 1966A 2X12 cab. Made in England just like the Heritage Greenback. Definetly worth what they cost. I love the harmonic overtones these express so well.

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      (6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Wide Sounding Speaker

      By TubeMan99

      from Flagstaff, AZ

      Comments about Celestion G12 EVH Van Halen Signature Guitar Speaker:

      If I had to use one word to describe the Celestion G12EVH speaker, it would be "wide." The sound field has good depth from low to high with smooth mids. Also, this speaker is the real deal made in the UK.As and aside, before buying any replacement speaker, I suggest visiting Celestion's web site. There you can find out about power handling, magnet weight/type, 15 vs 16 ohm, breaking in a new speaker, and even the story behind Greenbacks and Blackbacks. Overall, Celestion has done a fine job making this speaker, so I was compelled to give it 5 stars in all categories.

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      5.0

      CELESTION Vintage Greenback + EVH = AWESOME

      By Vintage Lover

      from Ontario, Canada

      Comments about Celestion G12 EVH Van Halen Signature Guitar Speaker:

      I want to offer a whole hearted thank you to Eddie and Celestion for making one of the greatest speakers ever made accessible to the public once more. 60's Greebacks are one of, if not the most, iconic speakers in rock history, I used to think I'd have to win the lottery or something to own one. With this speaker designed to exact vintage specs anyone can have the sound of legends. Break this baby in and you will play on it and love it for years.

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