Eminence Alnicos

From mbaier1–(at)–tarnetinc.com Mon Sep 9 09:16:36 CDT 1996
From: mbaier1–(at)–tarnetinc.com (Karl LaFong)
Newsgroups: alt.guitar.amps
Subject: Re: Best speaker for bassman?
Date: Sat, 07 Sep 1996 17:31:18 GMT

Kenneth Liberti wrote:

>What would be the best speaker for a ’59 Fender Bassman reissue for a
>good blues sound?

The mojo Mp10R is a real good choice. It’s made by Eminence, and is
very similar to the stock blue frame. Difference lies in the voice
coil former. Mojo is Nomex(treated paper) Fender is Kapton (polymer)
Fender has better power handling, but sincew ya got 4 speakers
dissapating the wattage, it’s not that big a deal..I suspect that
Fender opted for the higher wattage unit to head off any possible
blown speaker claims. I’ve found that many folks prefer the Mojos
sound to original jensens. A real Jensen has a very crisp brassy sound
that can sound harsh to people weaned on Celestions, Eminence and
Oxfords..Mojos have a stronger midrange component that sounds
“warmer”. Also, be careful should you opt for the original P10R/Q
route. I think it’s safe to say that a 30-40 years old speaker is
gonna be prone to failure..If the intended application is a gig amp,
Be warned.

LaFong

From tremolu–(at)–ol.com Mon Sep 9 09:16:54 CDT 1996
From: tremolu–(at)–ol.com (Tremolux)
Newsgroups: alt.guitar.amps
Subject: Re: Best speaker for bassman?
Date: 9 Sep 1996 03:08:56 -0400
Sender: roo–(at)–ewsbf02.news.aol.com
Reply-To: tremolu–(at)–ol.com (Tremolux)

There’s another difference between the Mojo MP10R and the blue Eminence
Fender uses. The Mojo runs their magnets below saturation flux. This
mellows the tone a bit at the expense of efficiency. The blue Eminence
have saturated magnets. How the hell do I know?? I discussed this in
detail with Nate at Mojo.

Both are great. The blue Eminence sound very nice once they’re well
broken-in. The Mojos are sweet nearly from day one, much shorter break-in
time.

 

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