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Eminence Red Coat Private Jack 12" 50W Guitar Speaker  

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  • Thick British tone for blues, indie and jazz music
  • Perfectly balanced mids and extended highs
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Thick, smooth, British flavor.

Perfect for blues, indie, and jazz. Lots of perfectly balanced mids and extended highs. Ideal in a 1, 2, or 4 x 12" open- or closed-back configuration. 50W RMS handling, 100W peak. 8 or 16 ohm impedance.

Eminence recommends the Red Coat Private Jack as a direct replacement speaker in the Behring Ultrastack BG412S & Ultrastack BG412H speaker cabinets. Eminence recommends the Private Jack-16 as a alternate replacement speaker in the Marshall 1960A & 1960B speaker cabinets.

Features

  • Thick British tone for blues, indie and jazz music
  • Perfectly balanced mids and extended highs

Get that beefy British sound you've been looking for. Call or click to order today!

 

Red Coat Private Jack 12" 50W Guitar Speaker Specifications:

  • 50W RMS handling, 100W peak
  • 8 or 16 ohm impedance
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EminenceRed Coat Private Jack 12" 50W Guitar Speaker
 
5.0

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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Better than a Greenback for Strats

By Ben Fernandez

from Jacksonville, Florida

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        Comments about Eminence Red Coat Private Jack 12" 50W Guitar Speaker:

        I compared this speaker with a Greenback in my Super Sonic 22. With a Stratocaster, I get a beautiful, smooth, midrangey overdrive with this speaker. The Greenback is a little fuller sounding, but colors the tone more. The tone of the Private Jack is very transparent; I can hear the differences in all the pick up positions on the strat much more. The Greenback makes more of a Marshall type overdrive tone. I still love Greenbacks, especially with my Gibson SG. But the Private Jack is much better for the Stratocaster, IMO.

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        (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great Speaker

        By Ben Fernandez

        from Jacksonville, Florida

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              Comments about Eminence Red Coat Private Jack 12" 50W Guitar Speaker:

              This is a great speaker, especially for the money, and given the power rating. I would describe the overdrive tone as midrangey and transparent.

              It's different than a greenback, which has a fuller sound. If you want the sound of a Marshall, the Celestions have that sound; they sound especially good with humbuckers, IMHO.

              But if you are a Fender guy and you want an overdrive tone for your strat, you are going to love this speaker. I put one in a Super Sonic, and I'm getting a great transparent overdrive with it. If you are a tubscreamer into super reverb type, you'll like this with a master volume amp.

              The distortion is nice and smooth, and I can hear all the tonal nuances of the strat through the private jack (i.e. the different tones of each of the three pickups). This speaker also doesn't color the sound as much as the greenback.

              If I needed more power, I think I'd go for an eminence wizard. That's another speaker that is great for a fender distortion sound. But otherwise, I like the private jack.

              Both speakers have an outstanding clean sound as well.

              So I guess what I am saying is the private jack (and the wizard) are outstanding speakers in their own right. They aren't really clones of a G12M (and a G12h) to my ear. They sound different. And I personally prefer the tone of these with fenders, the same way I also like the celestions with gibsons.

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              (7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best speaker of the 30 I've tried

              By If6werenine

              from Westport CT

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

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                • Concerts
                • Practicing

                Comments about Eminence Red Coat Private Jack 12" 50W Guitar Speaker:

                I have bought a lot of speakers (costing me $1000s) and this one absolutely stands out from the rest. Very balanced, musical, tone. Its OD tones are very good, but where it stands out is its absoultely stunning clean tones. I was very susprised that it is so good versus many much more expensive speakers from Celestion, Jensen, EV, ASW, WGS, Two Rock, Tone Tubby, JBL, Altec, and others. Do yourself a favor and check it out. I play Fender Tweed amps from the late 50s and very high-end Dumble-style amps - a Glaswerks SOD II and a Bludotone High Plains Drifter.

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                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Whoa yea

                By Gordon Hersom

                from New England

                Comments about Eminence Red Coat Private Jack 12" 50W Guitar Speaker:

                Excellent speaker, if you're looking for clean tone a little more mid and bottom
                End this is it. Sweeeeet
                Excellent speaker, packaged well and on time. A replacement for the factory
                Eminence speaker. This is an upgrade for sure, I was looking for a little more
                Low end and kids from my Blues Jr and this was it! Clean sharp highs as well.
                Great speaker!

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                (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Fender Blues Junior Upgrade

                By Brian -huMpD

                from Oklahoma City, OK

                Comments about Eminence Red Coat Private Jack 12" 50W Guitar Speaker:

                Just in case you were wondering, the Private Jack does fit in the Fender Blues Junior cabinet with no modifications or transformer swaps. Like many Fender Blues Junior owners, I became disillusioned with the amp's somewhat boxy, harsh nature and have swapped tubes (preamp and power tubes) in an attempt to combat that sound. I have not performed any of the various mods out there for the amp, but I can say without a doubt that this speaker radically improved this amp. The sound is clearer, less harsh, and not prone to low end farting common with the stock Eminence speaker. I thought maybe I was getting tube rattle before the speaker swap when I hit the low E, but it was just the stock speaker. Before trying any mods, try swapping speakers. There's no soldering involved and it only takes about 10 minutes. As far as which speaker to mod with, I think it depends on your use for your amp. In my case, I'm playing lead, so I needed a speaker with some smoky texture that wouldn't muddy up on the low end. This speaker fits that bill nicely, with no harsh highs, excellent definition and a prominent but bluesy midrange. I find that the tone of this speaker is well suited to jumping out of the mix in a musical, balanced way. My buddy recently installed a Cannabis Rex in his cabinet, which has more bass and an overall warmer tone, and the Private Jack plays very, very nicely with his tone.

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                (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Now That's a Hot rod

                By Mojohand

                from Lake worth florida

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                Comments about Eminence Red Coat Private Jack 12" 50W Guitar Speaker:

                Recently replaced the original speaker in my Hot Rod Deluxe with the Private Jack 8 ohm. The amp is a good amp but the speaker made it sound harsh and the highs were like an ice picks.The lows were also very loose and muffled. After installing the Private Jack I plugged in and was floored on how much better my Deluxe sounded. Very smooth and added definition to the notes. Bottom was tight and the highs were finally tamed. All in all a great improvement. I had stopped using my HRD to gig with because of problems mentioned above.I am glad to add this amp back into my line up. I also use a Marshall TSL100 full stack and will start changing the Celestion speakers in these also. I play a Srat as my main guitar and a Les Paul and this speaker sounds great with both of them and accepts my pedals nicely. And the red color..... Pretty Cool.

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                (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Private Jack

                By amped up

                from Southern Indiana

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                Comments about Eminence Red Coat Private Jack 12" 50W Guitar Speaker:

                Excellent replacement speaker. I bought a Crate V18 212 used and replaced the plastic coned stock speakers with a pair of these Eminence Private Jacks. Oh what a difference these speakers made, just brilliant! I doubt I will ever get rid of the amp now. Look out Celestion, Eminence is coming at you!

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                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Great replacement speaker

                By Stradakat

                from So Cal

                Comments about Eminence Red Coat Private Jack 12" 50W Guitar Speaker:

                I bought a fender Pro-Sonic combo which came with chinese made Celestion Vintage 30, and whew it almost took my head off!!! The mids and highs where glass shattering bright. Overdriven they where Ok specially for solos with proper knob tweaking. I replaced with Eminence Jack and problem solved. The speaker itself is high quality from ever detail, but what matters most is the sound, which is great right out of the box.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Wonderful Sounding Speaker!

                By Blind Defeat

                from Murfreesboro, TN

                Comments about Eminence Red Coat Private Jack 12" 50W Guitar Speaker:

                I have a Crate Blue Voodu Cab that sounded awful. I replace the speakers with Private Jacks and the difference was insane. These speakers have a very throaty mid range to them, yet still have the bite needed for heavier applications. The bottom end is warm without making your tone flubby. I'm really glad I put these speakers in my cab and I know any cabs I get in the future I will put these in!

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                (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Private Jacks are amazing

                By berger

                from Olympia, WA

                Comments about Eminence Red Coat Private Jack 12" 50W Guitar Speaker:

                I was building a 2x12 cabinet and was in the market for eminence speakers. I had one before and it worked well. I couldn't decide between private jack and governor, I play rock and heavier music almost to but not quite metal. I was nervous that these speakers would be too classic rock and mellow. They are very much rock and roll, they have a great sound and range, each day as they broke in the sound improved more then I could imagine. I am really happy with them now, and would recommend them as a great do it all speaker.

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