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Jensen C12Q 35W 12" Replacement Speaker

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Genuine Jensen quality construction for great vintage vibe.

The Jensen 'C' Series provides pristine vintage tone coupled with the cost and weight advantages of ceramic magnets. Originally developed in the 1960s to meet the ever increasing demands of the emerging pop music industry, the 'C' Series has remained influential ever since. 8/16 ohms.

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  • Ceramic magnet
  • Vintage vibe
  • Genuine Jensen quality construction

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JensenC12Q 35W 12" Replacement Speaker
 
4.4

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

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

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

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

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Finally found my sound

I bought a custom Fender Super Champ 12"combo cabinet because I needed a bit more stage volume then my stock Super Champ 10" cab could handle. I tried the c12n and...Read complete review

I bought a custom Fender Super Champ 12"combo cabinet because I needed a bit more stage volume then my stock Super Champ 10" cab could handle. I tried the c12n and c12k along with a Celestion 70/80, all sounded pretty good but lacked the magic of my Super Champ 10" combo upgraded with the c10q. I decided to give it one more shot with this lower powered 35 watt Jensen c12q. Bingo! it sounded great out of the box even before break in. Nice bottom end with fender cleans that chime. It's been a long process but worth the extra effort. Jensen gave me at least a half a dozen speaker suggestions, but were not as helpful as MF reviews and customer service..thanks!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Jensens R NOT what they used to be

This is a GREAT replacement for a Black Face Deluxe Reverb but U would do better to get one rated about 20 watts higher to do til the bottom end and fine highs, I...Read complete review

This is a GREAT replacement for a Black Face Deluxe Reverb but U would do better to get one rated about 20 watts higher to do til the bottom end and fine highs, I decided to get another but bought a Weber 12 F150 which is a great repro of the OXFORDS the mid 60 Deluxe Reverbs came with... Still a great speaker if YA want to keep your amp stock.....

THE Deluxe reverb is the most used amp than any other amp but learning how to set it up to get clean tones yet GRITTY ones for blues as well takes time. also,give this speaker 40 hours of break in time.

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Finally found my sound

By VJ

from Minneapolis, MN

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Improves Sound

Cons

  • Jensen was not very helpful

Best Uses

  • Concerts
  • Practicing

Comments about Jensen C12Q 35W 12" Replacement Speaker:

I bought a custom Fender Super Champ 12"combo cabinet because I needed a bit more stage volume then my stock Super Champ 10" cab could handle. I tried the c12n and c12k along with a Celestion 70/80, all sounded pretty good but lacked the magic of my Super Champ 10" combo upgraded with the c10q. I decided to give it one more shot with this lower powered 35 watt Jensen c12q. Bingo! it sounded great out of the box even before break in. Nice bottom end with fender cleans that chime. It's been a long process but worth the extra effort. Jensen gave me at least a half a dozen speaker suggestions, but were not as helpful as MF reviews and customer service..thanks!

(2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Big Magnet, Great Sound, Thanks Italty

By Gulf Coast

from Gulf Coast

Verified Buyer

Comments about Jensen C12Q 35W 12" Replacement Speaker:

I put this lower wattage speaker to replace a 50 watt speaker. This sounds super at lower volumes like I wanted. The stock speaker sounded muffled at low volumes.. I was looking for a greenback spec speaker to practice and record with at lower volumes. I never felt like this speaker needs to break in, I just played it louder at first and then quieted it down, sounded good the whole time. This has a nice thick weighty magnet for its rating. Plenty of natural bass, not over exaggerated like a lot o newer speakers. This is made in Italy, which is a plus. All the under two bill Celestions are Chinese and cost more? What a ripoff. I couldn't find a lower volume greenback style Eminence, so this was a no brainier to try first.. I would spend two bills if that's what it took for a quality speaker, but Jensen is champion at an affordable price.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

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By Mudbone

from Mayflower,AR

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Comments about Jensen C12Q 35W 12" Replacement Speaker:

Great product and excellent service in every way.
I fooled around and tried to get my old speaker reconed and after wasting a month, plus shipping, they tell me it that it will take $110 and shipping to repair it.
So, I went to Musician's Friend and ordered a new Jensen. That should have been my first choice.
I was afraid that the new Jensens wouldn't sound as good as the original 1960's.
Wrong. This thing sounds identical to the old one so I have a nice matched pair in the old Silvertone 1474 twin-twelve from 1962.
I ordered the speaker one day and received it 2 days later. Very good price and excellent service.

Highly recommended.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Very Sweet Tone!!!

By Uncle Elmo

from Riverside, California

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Comments about Jensen C12Q 35W 12" Replacement Speaker:

Nothing is perfect, but these speakers are very close!! It was the trick to taming the Marshall Cabinet down, they give me a really sweet tone!!!
I put 2 of these speakers ( Jensen C12Q's ) in a a Marshall JCM800 B Cabinet, along with the stock 2 Celesions G12M-70's. Nice tone clean, overdriven they sing and bark along with the the Celestions!! I play different guitars, and they sound good with any guitar. I am using an Eganater Renegade head, and it really sounds sweet with the Jensens!! I would recommend them to anyone looking for a little cleaner sound than the Celestions. I am still breaking them in, but they keep up with my 30 year old Celestions!! I was pleasently surprised!!!
They are Jensens!! Made In Italy!! What more can I say??

(1 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Quality no more...

By anonymous484677263

from Detroit

Comments about Jensen C12Q 35W 12" Replacement Speaker:


Track down something vintage. Obvious headaches are involved, but these can't compete.
Sadly the quality of this Jensen speaker seems to have dropped off from what it was ten years ago. In the past I have loved the articulate, woody tone of C12Qs. But my recent order seems unable to handle bass frequencies without distorting (and not in a pleasing way), while the high end sounds piercing and cheap. A huge disappointment. And it's only powered by a 15 watt amp. I would hate to think what terrible results a higher power Fender or similar amp would produce with this speaker.
It's definitely not going in my Silvertone Twin Twelve.

 
5.0

Dynamite, Vintage tone, priced right.

By PorkChop

from Hudson Valley

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Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Club dates
    • Practicing

    Comments about Jensen C12Q 35W 12" Replacement Speaker:

    The Jensen C12Q is no ordinary speaker. Out of the box, it sounds great. I primarily play harp, and I replaced a Swamp Thang with the C12Q in a special built amp designed by a friend. We tried so many different speakers and I couldn't dial the thing in. I have another harp amp that has this Jensen in it that sounds incredible. That's when the bulb flashed. Ordered, delivered and installed in 3 days. Up and running again.

     
    5.0

    Great Speaker

    By TO

    from Boston, MA

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    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Concerts
      • Practicing

      Comments about Jensen C12Q 35W 12" Replacement Speaker:

      I was looking for an earlier breakup in my '68 Custom Deluxe Reverb. I was also looking to reduce some of the low end growl, which is cool, but was a bit too much and stealing some clarity. This amp came stock with a 75w Celestion and I had tried a 50w Jensen C12N (very cool, but still a bit too full sounding). The Jensen C12Q did the trick. Nice earlier break up, still with chime, punch and clarity. A bit less low end which I wanted and it's now letting some really nice mids into my tone. I'd highly recommend this if you want to mod your amp to play smaller bars/venues. The quality and tone is there in these speakers even though they are fairly inexpensive.

       
      5.0

      A great bargain for a great speaker.

      By Chuck

      from Cape Cod, Massachusetts

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      Verified Buyer

      Comments about C12Q 35W 12" Replacement Speaker:

      Installed in Deluxe Reverb clone. Sound's great.

      (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Good speaker at a great price

      By me

      from VA

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Practicing

        Comments about Jensen C12Q 35W 12" Replacement Speaker:

        Easy transaction and thanks for the 20% cuepon

        (0 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Excellent product, excellent service!

        By achdee

        from Savannah, Ga.

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        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Practicing

          Comments about Jensen C12Q 35W 12" Replacement Speaker:

          Pleasure dealing with Musicians Friend

           
          3.0

          Jensens R NOT what they used to be

          By LAMF

          from NYC

          About Me Professional Musician

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Functional
          • Good Quality
          • Good Replacement For Bfdr
          • Improves Sound

          Cons

          • Better 2 Get 1 Step Up

          Best Uses

          • Practicing
          • Underpowered For Gigs

          Comments about Jensen C12Q 35W 12" Replacement Speaker:

          This is a GREAT replacement for a Black Face Deluxe Reverb but U would do better to get one rated about 20 watts higher to do til the bottom end and fine highs, I decided to get another but bought a Weber 12 F150 which is a great repro of the OXFORDS the mid 60 Deluxe Reverbs came with... Still a great speaker if YA want to keep your amp stock.....

          THE Deluxe reverb is the most used amp than any other amp but learning how to set it up to get clean tones yet GRITTY ones for blues as well takes time. also,give this speaker 40 hours of break in time.

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