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Tone Tubby Organic Alnico 12" Hemp Cone Guitar Speaker
35 Watt     16 ohm  

This version of the Chicago Blue model comes with a hempcone that is 'deep-dipped' in an enzyme creating a slightly brighter response in the upper mids and high frequencies.


Break-in service:
If you want a 3 day break-in, click on 'contact seller' on this page and I reply with an offer that adds $25 for shipping the speaker to me
for break-in.
3 day Break-in and shipping to you (within US) after break-in is free. 


Specifications:

Nominal Basket Diameter                  12.25"
Nominal Impedance                            16 ohms
Program Power                                  60 Watts
Rated Power                                      40 Watts
Sensitivity                                           94.9 dB
Magnet Weight                                   17 oz
Coil Construction                               Copper
Coil Former                                       Polyimide
Coil Diameter                                     1.75"
Magnet Composition                         Alnico
Core Details                                        Non Vented
Basket Materials                                 Pressed Steel
Cone Composition                              HEMP

Mounting Information:

Speaker Diameter                         12.25"
Baffle Hole Diameter                     11"
Mounting Holes Diameter             0.25"
Mounting Holes B.C.D                    11.7"
Net weight                                      7.75 lbs.


 
Hemp is the name of the fiber that is cultivated from plants of the Cannabis genus. Hemp has been used for industrial purposes including paper, textiles, biodegradable plastics, construction, health food and fuel.
Hemp fiber used for speaker cones provides a durable, tear resistant and water resistant cone. The long fiber of hemp provides better sound reproduction and longer sound waves.
 
Hemp vs. Paper

Hempcone® speakers deliver an organic and natural sound. By using hemp fibers instead of paper, the hemp cone delivers a consistently sweeter sound that many professional musicians rely on to optimize their recording sessions and live performances.

Paper cones will dry out, become brittle and give a brittle tone. Hemp provides a rich, full spectrum of tone from a cone that is stronger and more flexible.

Ceramic vs. Alnico

Alnico is an iron alloy which in addition to iron is composed primarily of aluminium (Al), nickel (Ni) and cobalt (Co), hence al-ni-co, with the addition of copper, and sometimes titanium. Alnico is inherently a warmer and smoother tone.

Ceramic (ferrite) magnets are composed of strontium carbonate and iron oxide. Ceramic magnets tend to produce a brighter, edgier tone and work great in 4x12 sealed back cabinets.

Alloy magnets like Alnico have an immediate and temporary demagnetizing reaction to the moving voice coil, lending a smooth compression effect to the signal that feels lively and responsive.
Ceramic magnets demagnetize less readily and sound edgier and punchier.
 

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