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Eminence Patriot 8" Lead/Rhythm Guitar Speaker Blue/Red Star, Stripes

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The Patriot Series 820H is a 4 ohm hemp cone speaker with rich, warm, full bodied tone with fat, punchy lows, smooth, but defined highs and a nice br...Click To Read More About This Product

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Primed for electric guitars when you want that red-blooded rock sound.

The Patriot Series 820H is a 4 ohm hemp cone speaker with rich, warm, full bodied tone with fat, punchy lows, smooth, but defined highs and a nice break up. Prominent mids, but with a warm, smooth texture.

FEATURES
  • Nominal Basket Diameter: 8", 203.2mm
  • Nominal Impedance: 4 ohms
  • Power Rating: 20W
  • Resonance: 143.55Hz
  • Usable Frequency Range: 80Hz - 4.6kHz
  • Sensitivity: 96.1dB
  • Magnet Weight: 15oz.
  • Gap Height: 0.25", 6.35mm
  • Voice Coil Diameter: 1", 25.4mm
  • Thiele & Small Parameters
    • Resonant Frequency (fs): 143.55Hz
    • DC Resistance (Re): 3.64
    • Coil Inductance (Le): 0.33mH
    • Mechanical Q (Qms): 18.78
    • Electromagnetic Q (Qes): 0.92
    • Total Q (Qts): 0.88
    • Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas): 9.62 liters / .34 cu.ft.
    • Peak Diaphragm Displacement Volume (Vd): 36.7cc
    • Mechanical Compliance of Suspension (Cms): 0.13mm/N
    • BL Product (BL): 5.74 T-M
    • Diaphragm Mass Inc. Airload (MMs): 9.25 grams
    • Efficiency Bandwidth Product (EBP): 155.7
    • Maximum Linear Excursion (Xmax): 1.59mm
    • Surface Area of Cone (Sd): 230.9 cm2
    • Maximum Mechanical Limit (Xlim): 0mm
    Mounting Information
    • Driver Volume Displaced: 31.12 cu.in. / .51 liters
    • Overall Diameter: 8.24", 314.45mm
    • Baffle Hole Diameter: 11.06", 209.3mm
    • Front Sealing Gasket: Fitted as Standard
    • Mounting Holes Diameter: 0.22", 5.58mm
    • Mounting Holes B.C.D.: 7.75", 193.85mm
    • Depth: 3.06", 77.72mm
    • Net Weight: 3.1lb., 1.41kg.
    • Shipping Weight: 3.9lb., 1.77kg.
    Material of Construction
    • Coil Construction: Copprt Voice Coil
    • Coil Former: Polymide former
    • Magnet Composition: Ferrite magnet
    • Core Details: None-vented core
    • Basket Materials: Pressed steel basket
    • Cone Composition: Paper cone
    • Cone Edge Composition: Full paper cone
    • Dust Cap Composition: Zurette dust cap

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    EminencePatriot 8" Lead/Rhythm Guitar Speaker
     
    4.4

    (based on 9 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (7)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 3 Stars

       

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    100%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Good quality (8)
    • Improves sound (7)
    • Functional (6)
    • Easy to use (5)

    Cons

    No Cons

    Best Uses

    • Practicing (4)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Experienced (5), Professional musician (3)

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    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    I liked it.

    By Pinetree

    from Pennsylvania

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    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Eminence Patriot 8" Lead/Rhythm Guitar Speaker:

        I installed this speaker in my 1978 Silver Face Fender Vibro Champ. There were no clearance issues, and it sounded great. The frame is very beefy. It has closed-cell foam where the frame meets the cabinet (it's a rear-mount only type of speaker). The magnet is so strong that I had a hard time keeping my tools from sticking to it. The speaker connections are the slip-on type, so hooking it up was a cinch. There are 8 holes in the frame (I only used four) so that you can angle it any way you choose (clearance issues, short wires).

        I'm very happy with it. There's none of the low-end flabbiness that the stock speaker had. Thumbs up.

        (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Fantastic Addition to my Bugera v5

        By soulman

        from Denver

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        Pros

        • Direct Drop In Upgrade
        • Easy To Use
        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • 8" Speaker Upgrades

        Comments about Eminence Patriot 8" Lead/Rhythm Guitar Speaker:

        Every claim the Eminence makes for this speaker is accurate and true. It eliminated the "boxy" mid focused tonality of my amp, opened it up considerably at both the high and low end, and gave a smoother overall sound throughout it's tonal range. It truly does sound far more like a 10" speaker than an 8". It's also extremely efficient and holds its own very well when paired with higher wattage 1x10" amps. I can't imagine any other upgrade that could do more to improve amps with stock 8" speakers than this will. It's well worth it's price.

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Puts the LOUD in loudspeaker!

        By Bluesraker

        from Las Vegas, NV

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        Pros

        • Good Quality
        • Very Efficient

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Small 5 Watt Amps

        Comments about Eminence Patriot 8" Lead/Rhythm Guitar Speaker:

        In the small tube amp category, (Fender Champ, Bugera V5 etc.) To keep prices down, the speakers are usually of lower quality and efficiency. Usually in the 88-90 db/watt/meter range. This speaker is advertised as 96 db sensitivity. Volume wise, it almost doubles the perceived volume of the amp. Tone wise, it sounds great! Good definition, tight bottom, very good projection.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great choice for silverface Fender Champ

        By Doc

        from The Pleasant Peninsula (Michigan)

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        Pros

        • Functional
        • Good Quality
        • Improves Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practicing

          Comments about Eminence Patriot 8" Lead/Rhythm Guitar Speaker:

          I use my silverface Champ for home practice at lower volume with pedals (Wampler Tweed '57, Hall of Fame reverb) & this speaker's a great choice. Strong volume and solid bass. Doesn't sound exactly like fitting a Champ with a 10" speaker--not quite as full--but it's a nice upgrade nonetheless. I don't know what vintage amp the guy had who didn't have success fitting it, but there's no problem with a 1974 Fender Champ.

          (1 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          very large for an 8" speaker

          By iodas

          from Florida

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          Comments about Eminence Patriot 8" Lead/Rhythm Guitar Speaker:

          the speakers frame is too big to fit into a vintage combo amp.

           
          5.0

          Worked great for my Steet Cube EX project

          By Cool Breeze

          from Bisbee,AZ

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          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Eminence Patriot 8" Lead/Rhythm Guitar Speaker:

              I replaced 8" speakers in my Roland Street Cube Ex, Easy enough to do (had to solder four larger clips because half of the original speaker clips are the small size- I assume to make it easier to not mess up assembly). The speaker is slightly larger than the plastic cavity for the stock speaker but if you seat them at the bottom first and then tighten the top last it is still good enough of a fit that the metal grill goes over fine and they work great). Greatly improved the bass response and overall quality of a pretty good original sound.

               
              4.0

              I'm picky and I liked it!

              By Som

              from Montgomery

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              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Functional
              • Good Quality
              • Good sound, no early break up, no ice picks high
              • Improves Sound

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Practicing

                Comments about Eminence Patriot 8" Lead/Rhythm Guitar Speaker:

                I still like the champ 8 inch alnico but it is for bedroom

                 
                5.0

                Great 8" speaker

                By Bob

                from FL

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                Pros

                • Good Quality
                • Improves Sound

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Concerts
                  • Practicing

                  Comments about Eminence Patriot 8" Lead/Rhythm Guitar Speaker:

                  Just fits into a '76 champ. This was a big improvement over the stock speaker & a different aftermarket speaker. It has a smoother top and and much more bass response. It made the amp sound "bigger".

                   
                  5.0

                  New life to an old amp

                  By eddieray

                  from Gastonia, NC

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                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Home use
                    • Practicing

                    Comments about Eminence Patriot 8" Lead/Rhythm Guitar Speaker:

                    Great sound improvement , much beefier, thicker sound. Fender should have used a heavier speaker from the get go. Great upgrade at a fair price.

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