Eminence Introduces the 8" Patriot 820H and Patriot EPS-12C Guitar Speakers
Eminence, KY (January 17, 2012) – Eminence Speaker LLC proudly introduces an addition to their popular Patriot Series of guitar speakers, the 8”, 20 watt 820H.
Featuring a hemp cone, 1” voice coil and lightweight 15 oz. ceramic magnet, the 4 ohm 820H offers a rich, warm, full bodied tone that emulates a larger cone, with fat, punchy lows, smooth, but defined highs, and a nice break up. The 820H also offers prominent mids, but with a warm, smooth texture.
“There are a lot of 8” amplifiers on the market, but very few have a speaker capable of delivering quality tone.” said Anthony Lucas, Eminence tech support specialist. “The 820H sounds nearly like a 10” speaker and doesn’t break up too early or fall apart like other 8” speakers I’ve heard. It could enhance the tone in any suitable amplifier on the market, and is actually the first 8” speaker I’ve ever heard that I consider worthy of putting in something like a vintage Fender Champ.”
Eminence Speaker LLC also proudly announces yet another addition of an ultra- lightweight guitar speaker designed for the steel guitar player: the EPS-12C.
Now available in the Patriot Series of guitar speakers is the “little brother” to the popular 15” EPS-15C. The 225 watt EPS-12C is a 12”, 4 ohm, cast-aluminum frame guitar driver featuring an edge- wound aluminum wire voice coil and lightweight neodymium magnet. Weighing in at a mere 7.1 lbs., the EPS-12C delivers the highly sought after classic pedal steel tones: a full low end, neutral mids, and is bright and clear.
“Field tested with the leading pedal steel players and equipment manufacturers in Nashville, Arizona, Texas and Los Angeles, we were able to find just the right combination of tone, explosive dynamics and high power handling that they all wanted in a 12” pedal steel driver.” said Jerry McNutt, Design Engineer at Eminence. “The edge-wound aluminum voice coil lets you get the most out of your amp, and with a 450 watt music power rating you will be able to drive it hard and loud. Load up your amp with an EPS-12C and your ears and back will be pleased beyond measure, after measure, after measure.”
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