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Celestion G12K-100 100W 12" Guitar Speaker  8 ohm

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The G12K-100 is Celestion's premium 100W driver featuring the heaviest G12 magnet currently in use. It combines substantial power handling with excep...Read More

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OVERVIEW

It's a beast!

The G12K-100 is Celestion's premium 100W driver featuring the heaviest G12 magnet currently in use. It combines substantial power handling with exceptional sensitivity, detail, and clarity. Its frequency response is awesome, and the Celestion K-100 has, without doubt, the biggest bottom of any G12. It's the king speaker for metal and down-tuners will especially love its aggressive grind. 8 ohms.

FEATURES
  • Frequency response is awesome: the K-100 has, without doubt, the biggest bottom end of any G12. The undisputed king of metal, down-tuners in particular will love this speaker's aggressive grind.

If you want power and grace, order the G12K-100 and rock.

SPECIFICATIONS

G12K-100 100W 12" Guitar Speaker

  • General specifications
  • Nominal diameter 12", 305mm
  • Power Rating 100W
  • Nominal impedance 8Ω
  • Sensitivity 99dB
  • Chassis type Pressed steel
  • Voice coil diameter 1.75", 44.5mm
  • Voice coil material Round copper
  • Magnet type Ceramic
  • Magnet weight 50oz, 1.42kg
  • Frequency range 80-5500Hz
  • Resonance frequency, Fs 85Hz
  • DC resistance, Re 7Ω
  • Mounting Information
  • Diameter 12.2", 309mm
  • Overall depth 5.3", 135mm
  • Magnet structure diameter 6.1", 156mm
  • Cut-out diameter 11.1", 283mm
  • Mounting slot dimensions 0.31", 7.9mm Ø
  • Number of mounting slots 4
  • Mounting slot PCD 11.7", 297mm
  • Unit weight 10.4lb, 4.7kg
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CelestionG12K-100 100W 12" Guitar Speaker
 
4.9

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good quality (7)
  • Improves sound (7)
  • Easy to use (5)
  • Functional (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Concerts (6)
    • Practicing (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (6), Professional musician (3)

    Reviewed by 18 customers

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    5.0

    great speaker for rock metal blues

    By noahchev

    from kimberling city missouri

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Functional
    • Good Quality
    • Improves Sound

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Celestion G12K-100 100W 12" Guitar Speaker:

      great sounding speaker nice mids not too much just right the bass is excelent nice treble the speaker holds together well with higher volume and heavy drop tune distortion. good definition and clairity

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      5.0

      Great Rock Speaker

      By Morgan B

      from New York, NY

      About Me Professional Musician

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      Pros

      • Improves Sound

      Cons

      • Added Bass

      Best Uses

      • Concerts

      Comments about Celestion G12K-100 100W 12" Guitar Speaker:

      I ilke the G12H and V30 is OK too, but this is the speaker to use if you have an open back cab and need a little extra Bass, not as toned down as Greenback. but sort of like a mixe of a G12H and Greenback.

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      4.0

      love these speaker

      By Wizard

      from Saskatoon, SK, Canada

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Good Quality
      • Improves Sound

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about Celestion G12K-100 100W 12" Guitar Speaker:

        Love these speakers. They sound great with my marshall mode four 350W cab and provide the low end and depth of sound that i wanted. They took a few days longer for delivery as they sat in customs for a week but that isn't really at fault for musicians friend.

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Little known gem. One of their best IMO.

        By Priest-fan

        from Cape Cod,MA

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        Pros

        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backup
          • Concerts
          • Practicing

          Comments about Celestion G12K-100 100W 12" Guitar Speaker:

          I needed a 16 ohm,100 watt speaker for a 1X12 so I can use my Marshall JVMHJS at band practice. (A 4X12 can't fit in my car & I don't have a 2X12) The result... great tone. The audio response is basically flat as far as EQ goes. This allows the tones of the head to really shine through. Sometimes it is good to have a speaker(s) that colors tone but not in this case. By itself this one speaker can EASILY handle a 100 watt JVM at high volume! I think I may get 2 more to put in an X pattern with the G12T-75s in my 4X12. Or maybe replace all four...

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          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great speaker FAST shipping

          By Pizza

          from Minneapolis, MN

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality
          • Improves Sound

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Crushing Things
            • Primary Rig

            Comments about Celestion G12K-100 100W 12" Guitar Speaker:

            Holy Cow these speakers amaze me.

            I had been looking to upgrade my cab for a while (an 80's Laney 4x12). I tried a Mesa Boogie with Vintage 30s and a few other Straight Cabs designed for metal.

            In the end I decided on a whim to replace my speakers with g12k-100s because of reviews and descriptions I had read. A little scary, but it totally paid off. The speakers give me the extra power/low end/clarity that I have been searching for!!

            I play through a Musicman HD-130 head, typically with fuzz, octave down and plenty of looping. My old speakers (gM-70s) got muddy quickly and never quite delivered the sub octaves the way my heart desired. the g12k-100s certainly deliver, and MORE.

            Also, they are relatively easy to install if you do a bit of online research and practice your soldering.

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            5.0

            Very Good Speaker

            By Tone Chaser

            from USA

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Functional
            • Good Quality
            • Improves Sound

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Concerts
              • Practicing

              Comments about Celestion G12K-100 100W 12" Guitar Speaker:

              This is a wonderful sounding speaker for classic rock tones. It is slightly scooped in the mids but this can be compensated for at the tone controls. The lows are big and tight and the highs are not harsh at all. Not nearly as scooped as the Celestion G12T-75. It handles a lot of power so it is great for a 1X12 combo or cab. It does clean sounds ok but really shines with crunch and metal tones. I would recommend it with the understanding that the midrange is less pronounced than the average "full range" guitar speaker.

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              5.0

              monster speaker

              By Grasshopper

              from Kings Park, NY

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              Pros

              • Good Quality
              • Improves Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Celestion G12K-100 100W 12" Guitar Speaker:

                perfect fit replacement speaker for a Mesa Boogie Mark II

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                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Good guitar speaker for the money

                By anp man

                from california

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                Pros

                • Easy To Use
                • Functional
                • Good Quality

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Backup
                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Celestion G12K-100 100W 12" Guitar Speaker:

                  The speaker is made in China but is of good quality.I have allways used Celestion speakers. They have a good rock and roll tone.

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                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  1.5 Years

                  By GEN

                  from PSL, FL

                  About Me Professional Musician

                  Pros

                  • Great Sound Later

                  Cons

                  • Take A While To Break In

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Celestion G12K-100 100W 12" Guitar Speaker:

                    I hated these speakers when I first got them. The sound gritty, distortiony, just all around terrible. I broke them in at around 10 hours, moderate volume. enough to speak over, yet here in the next room. I brought it to Band Practice and cranked on it for the first time. Still sounded the same. I ended up turning the Bass dial down from 8-3. The Mid dial from 7-5. The High dial from 8-5. I had more Bass, Mid, and High range than I ever had. Still sounded gritty though. After practicing about 3 months, 3 days a week, 4 hours a day. The grittyness just went away, and these are the most amazing speakers I've ever heard. I've had them for about a year and a half, and my band only records with these speakers. I use the Mesa Roadster head mixed with 4 of these, in a Mesa speaker Box and WOW!!!!

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                    (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Rock Tones

                    By Music sets you free!

                    from Toms River, NJ

                    Comments about Celestion G12K-100 100W 12" Guitar Speaker:

                    I purchased a set of these 6 months ago and mixed them with a set of Eminence Patriots in a 4X12 8OHM Angled closed back cabinet. After breaking them in correctly. The tone is awesome. You get low end punch/Mid range from Celestions and More Mids/highs from Patriots. I was not sure how the combo would work but I am happy I tried it. I play mostly hard and classic rock with a little Metallica thrown in. Try it you'll love the setup!

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