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Eminence American Standard Beta 12A 12 Inch Speaker 250 Watts 8 Ohm

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Product Description

The Eminence Beta 12A Speaker features optimized frequency response and power handling for use as a replacement speaker for two and three way speakers systems, bass and keyboard combo amps, guitar combo amps, and stage monitors. 8 ohms, 500W Program.

Performance optimized for sound reinforcement systems. Also suitable for lead and bass guitar, keyboards, guitar combos, club music systems and stage monitors.

Materials of Construction

  • Kapton coil former
  • Ferrite magnet
  • Pressed steel basket
  • Polyamide-imide coated copper voice coil
  • Paper cone/cloth cone edge
  • Solid composition paper dust cap

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Helpful Info about the Manufacturer
Phone:  502-845-5622 Warranty:  Warranty: 7 years

Product Specifications

Product Specifications

Specifications

  • Nominal Basket Diameter: 12 inches, 304.8mm
  • Impedance: 8 Ohms
  • Power Rating:
    • Music Program: 500 W
    • Watts: 250 W
  • Resonance: 50Hz
  • Usable Frequency Range: 43Hz - 3.8kHz
  • Average Sensitivity 1W @ 1m: 100 dB
  • Magnet Weight: 34oz.
  • Gap Height: 0.312 inches, 7.94mm
  • Voice Coil Diameter: 2 inches, 50.8mm

Mounting Information

  • Overall Diameter: 12.02 inches, 305.2mm
  • Baffle Hole Diameter: 10.97 inches, 278.6mm
  • Front Sealing Gasket: fitted as standard
  • Rear Sealing Gasket: fitted as standard
  • Mounting Holes Diameter: 0.25 inches, 6.4mm
  • Mounting Hole B.C.D.: 11.63 inches, 295.3mm
  • Depth: 4.47 inches, 113.5mm
  • Shipping Weight: 9.2 lbs., 4.2 kg

Thiele-Small Parameters

  • Resonant Frequency: 50Hz
  • Impedance (RE): 7.07 ohm
  • Coil Inductance (Le): 0.84mH
  • Electromagnetic Q (Qes): 0.57
  • Mechanical Q (Qms): 5.82
  • Total Q (Qts): 0.52
  • Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas): 114.7 liters, 4.05 cu.ft.
  • Peak Diaphragm Displacement Volume (Vd): 42cc
  • Mechanical Compliance of suspension (Cms): 0.29mm/N
  • BL Product (BL): 11.6 T-M
  • Diaphragm Mass inc. Airload (Mms): 35 grams
  • Equiv. Resistance of mechanical suspension loss (Rms): 1.88N*sec/M
  • Efficiency Bandwidth Product (EBP): 88
  • Voice Coil Overhang (Xmax): 0.8mm
  • Surface Area of Cone (Sd): 532.4cm2
  • Impedance at Resonance (Zmax): 79 ohm


Customer Reviews

Michael B. Submitted: 1/16/2018
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Money Well Spent
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What is your opinion of this product?
These Will be my second pair of Beta's. I match these to my Fender Super Sonic Tube Amp. My Strat. Sounds Awesome ! Deep Rich Lows, Clear Highs, All this At a Fair Price. Why spend more money. And there made by Eminence ! Enough Said.
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Dave Morris Submitted: 7/29/2016
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Good price, very good product and great delivery time...as usual!
What is your opinion of this product?
I needed some 12" speakers for our practice room wedge monitors. These were affordable and I received them in 2 days. The sound quality is very good and I consider these a good "bang for the buck" speaker.
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nathan webster Submitted: 4/11/2016
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Awesome product
What is your opinion of this product?
Great sound but police dont like how loud they are in a peavey amp with 2 of these lol
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HHansen from R.I. Submitted: 4/5/2013
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All around performer
Industry standard for this price range, well made.
At home in a bass rig, PA or guitar cabinet.
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Deep bass with very good highs. I use 2 in a '68 Bassman cabinet and play bass and guitar as required.
Your general opinion of this product.
With 250 watts per speaker your covered for most any amp when used in tandum.
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Jimmy from NY, USA, jimykick@dreamscape.com Submitted: 8/27/2010
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Great for a custom cab
So far, no complaints. It has handled everything I thrown at it. Plenty of gasket on the front.. the back has less, but no matter.
I put this into a custom built cabinet that I built. The specs for the price present an amazing value. Not too heavy weight wise, low resonant frequency, good frequency response and SPL sensitivity.
Very easy to use. I didn't have a manual of course, but Eminence has cabinet designs on their website that helped tremendously. After balancing several speakers, from basslite to Kappa, I settled on this speaker. Eminence only gives a volume of space required.. the rest is up to you.
I thought a bass speaker was only good for bass.. WRONG.. it sounds great for guitar.. doesn't require a horn for slap. My cabinet design no doubt contributes to this, but none the less.. very shocking. Everyone I've demo'd it for has been absolutely floored.
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Shawn Meister--Guitar for Blackmass Mafia & UNDERBELLY from Pocono Lake, PA. / Philadelphia, PA. U.S.A., smeister1971@gmail.com Submitted: 7/18/2009
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Eminence is the best hands down
Top Quality, I won't ever buy another brand ever.
250W What more could you want & I'm not electrical savvy in any way. but installing them is very simple.
The Manual was of little help but the way they are laid out when you replace a speaker it's self explanatory what goes where. It took me 1/2 Hour to swap out all 4 of my speakers.
I custom modified my Marshall 1960A Lead cab with these speakers. The vintage 30's were ok but if your playing down tuned guitars or like me 7-string or 8-string Guitars through a POD XT pro Rack Mount with a 500 watt Power amp, your golden, amazing bottom end, very tight sounding & they never break up or crackle on you. I set my cab up for stereo, left channel, right channel & these speakers are 250w a piece, that means my Left channel handles 500w and my Right channel handles 500w, a thousand watt cab with a 500w Crown Power amp. It's a Beast that sounds better than any custom guitar cabs on the market today. I dare anyone to say different, if you are going for extreme modern heavy guitar tone, these are the speakers you need & want.
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