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12A125H

Weight: 4.85 lbs, Diameter: 12.125″, Depth: 5.75″ no cover, 6.25″ with cover, Cutout size: 10.75″

$120.00

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Hemp cone! Replaces Chicago Jensen P12Q and other medium power AlNiCo 12’s where a warm top end is desired.

12″, 11oz AlNiCo magnet, 20 or 30 watts, 1-1/4″ voice coil, hemp ribbed cone. This speaker has a warm tone, not too bassy but a good balance throughout. Top end is mellow and the attack is less immediate than other speakers due to the hemp cone. Hemp’s longer fibers give treble notes a sub-harmonic richness that warms the sound. Compressed and fattened at higher volumes.

Ted Weber Speakers are built with tighter, more concentric voice coil gaps, and lower carbon, machined steel parts in the magnet circuits which yield a stronger, more controlled tone at all volumes, particularly in the low end at high volumes.

 Ted Weber Speakers are hand-built to order, to ensure the best attention to detail is paid to your speaker.  We build them one at a time, on a table – not hundreds at a time on an assembly line.  This allows us to reduce the margin for error and produce an overall higher-quality speaker.  Please allow 7-10 business days for your order to be built and then shipped.

• What’s Dope?

• What’s an H dustcap?

4 reviews for 12A125H

  1. Axe & Amp (verified owner)

    I purchased this speaker (8-ohm, 20W, H-dustcap, moderate doping) for a customer who plays bluesharp. He had one of those nifty Epiphone Electar 75th Anniversary Century amps and asked me to make it a "tone monster." A fresh set of carefully selected tubes, a repaired bias pot, and a serious speaker upgrade gave him exactly what he was looking for. It sounded awesome when I tested it with a strat, but my customer really made it sing with the harmonica.

    Out of everything, I have to give the most credit to this speaker. The hemp cone provided the warmer tone he needed and the H-dustcap did exactly what it was designed to do: cut the harsh frequencies that harmonicas can create and emphasize a tonal sweet-spot. I am certain that the AlNiCo magnet did it’s part to deliver more warmth and natural compression than the stock ceramic-magnet speaker. And finally, choosing the lower power rating allowed the speaker to be more fully used by this 15-ish watt amp than the stock 30W speaker. The hardest part was getting it to fit in the cab with the chassis and the back panel; there may have been 1/8" clearance between the bell cover and the back panel, but it worked!

    Before this overhaul, my customer had trouble getting the amp past 6 (out of 12) without terrible feedback (using a Shure Green Bullet mic). After the work, he was getting it up to 9 with an amazing volume and tone.

    I highly recommend this speaker and will definitely be considering it for future projects!

  2. Ken

    I used this model to upgrade from a 12" VHT Chromeback in my VHT 12/20 Special. Much more musical with an overall smooth delivery.

  3. Dan (verified owner)

    I got one of these for my Allen Hot Fudge w/Nuts (6G3 style amp) and it sounds phenomenal! Crunches up fairly easily and compliments the amp well. Well made and reasonably priced too.

  4. Rob (verified owner)

    this is my first venture into a hemp cone speaker….mine is 30 watt, H dustcap light dope…

    I installed mine in a 1960 Gibson Ga-30..its matched with an 8" Weber 8A125 20 watt, H dustcap, light dope….
    It replaced a Weber 25 watt 12A150T with same dope and dustcap…
    the amp has a tone selector switch that cuts the high frequencies/boosts the lower frequencies…..
    the 12A150T has a bit more treble bite to it, and a bit looser on the bottom end…not bad, but I got bored and decided to experiment…..I removed it and put it in my 1958 Ga-20 and it’s perfect for it…
    The hemp cone makes a noticeable difference in the amps character and break up….even though I’m not even close to it being broken in, its a bit warmer overall, tighter on the bottom and more refined highs…it’s a perfect fit for this amp…..and the tone kills with a telecaster…..even the ones with original Seth Lover Humbuckers…

    Sounds great with just a compressor…and of course a nice OD pedal will make it sound even better.
    this is a great speaker choice for an amp that has piercing treble and loose on the bottom end.

    After its’ broken in I’ll re post if my opinion changes…

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