Manchester 1290 - 12 Inch Guitar Speaker, 90 Watt, 16 Ohm

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Cleaner, higher power British tone.

Even and balanced from top to bottom. There is no sacrifice in tone for using higher power and higher gain with this speaker; it is crammed full of balance, definition, and, most importantly, control. This speaker plays well with pedals and is slow to break up.

  • British tone guitar speaker
  • 12 inch (305 mm) steel basket diameter
  • 90 watts, 8 ohm, 100 dB SPL
  • 1.75-inch copper voice coil, fiberglass former
  • Engineered paper cone, felted surround
  • 50 oz. magnet ferrite magnet

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ToneSpeak guitar speakers result from years and years of deep-dive for the perfect tone. Decades of testing, field experience, and conversations with elite tone-chasers have all been poured into these fine products. When you play ToneSpeak, you play the best.

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Brand Name ToneSpeak
Size, Nominal (inch & mm) 12" (305 mm)
Shape of Speaker Round
Speaker Type Guitar Speaker
Application Musical Instruments
Environment Indoor
RoHS Compliant Yes
Nominal Impedance (Z) (Ω) 16
Rated Power IEC268-5 (W) 90 Watts
Frequency Range (Hz) 80 - 5,000
Sensitivity (dB SPL) ¹ 100
Resonant Frequency (Fs) (Hz) +/- 15% 86
DC Resistance (Re) (Ω) 13.8
Voice Coil Inductance (Le) (mH) 0.58
Mechanical Q Factor (Qms) 12.80
Electrical Q Factor (Qes) 0.85
Total Q Factor (Qts) 0.79
Mechanical Resistance (Rms) (kg/s) 1.45
Compliance Equivalent Volume (Vas) (L) 36.5
Suspension Compliance (Cms) (mm/N) 0.1
Surface Area of Diaphragm (Sd) (cm²) 551.6
Moving Mass (Mms) (gm) 28.91
Motor Force Factor (BL) (T•M) 17.37
Efficiency (η₀) (%) 4.35
Efficiency Bandwidth Product (EBP) (Fs/Qes) 120.0
Basket Type Stamped steel with black powder coat painting
Terminal Size (mm) 5.2 x 0.5
Voice Coil Diameter (mm) 44
Voice Coil Wire Material High temperature copper
Voice Coil Former Material Fiberglass
Voice Coil Winding Style Single Layer
Magnet Material Ferrite
Magnet Weight (g) 1417
Cone Body Material Engineered paper
Cone Surround Material Felted paper with treat
Dust Cap Material Open cloth
Spider Material Cotton
Net Weight (kg) 5.9
Technical Notes

¹ Sensitivity is measured with 2.83 volt input, measured on-axis at 1 meter distance