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      Eminence Red Coat The Governor 12" 75W Guitar Speaker (660044)
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Classic British tone.

The ultimate expression of that '60s/'70s British sound. Thick, raunchy tone with lots of mids. Great in a 1, 2, or 4x12" open- or closed-back setup. 75W RMS handling, 150W peak. 8 or 16 ohm impedance.

Eminence recommends The Governor-16 as a direct replacement in the Peavey Valveking 412, Windson 412, Supreme XL 412, and the Marshall 1960AV speaker cabinets. Eminence recommends The Governor-16 as an alternative replacement in the Behringer Ultrastack BG412S and Ultrastack BG412H speaker cabinets.

Eminence Red Coat The Governor 12" 75W Guitar Speaker Features:

  • Classic 60s/70s British rock tone
    Perfect for a 1, 2, or 4x12" setup


Eminence Red Coat The Governor 12" 75W Guitar Speaker Specifications:

  • 75W RMS handling, 150W peak
    8 or 16 ohm impedance


Eminence Red Coat The Governor 12" 75W Guitar Speaker

7 year parts and labor warranty against defects on all speakers sold under Eminence name.

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  • WOW, Terrific Buy!!

    As reviewed by Badgoat on 1/15/2010

    So, I have been struggling for the longest time to get "that tone" from my Peavey Valveking 212 combo. Changed out tubes, elevated the amp, and eq'd it til my fingers fell off and I just couldn't quite get there. A friend of mine at work suggested Eminence Red Coat series speakers. I was determined to get Celestion V30's but he convinced me to give these a whirl...poured over thread after thread reading up on the pro's and con's of the "Governor's vs. V30's" I knew I wanted a classic british sounding speaker to give me more of a marshally tone. So I finally took the plunge and bought these speakers, got delivered to my house and they were packaged very well which made me extremely happy, got them installed, and wired up. I play through an American HSS Fender Strat with S1 switching. My wife was sitting in the room with me and her jaw hit the floor when I made those few initial strums. I soon noticed that the wet sensation on my chin was the drool from my mouth. This amp now sounds AMAZING! So warm and brilliant. I rock back on the humbucker, go drop D, fire up the Boss MT-2 pedal and I am dropping some heavy TOOL riffs, kick everything to clean and it's Hotel California... The range of sound/tone of these speakers in this amp have made me a believer. I couldn't be happier and am extremely pleased with my purchase. Cheers!

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  • Wonderful upgrade to my existing cabinet

    As reviewed by Mark Giacalone on 7/24/2012

    I have an Epiphone single 12" speaker cabinet that came with the stock Eminence "Lady Luck" speaker. The cabinet is well built; the stock speaker is limiting. Using this for years, I finally broke down and purchased The Governor as an upgrade for this cabinet, not knowing what to expect exactly. I hoped it would be better than the stock. I hoped it would bring an old school British tweak to the sound when distorted, and also sound great clean. WOW. I now realize that yes, speakers do make a difference. Pure rock and roll with that British growl that I just love. Very sparkly with cleans too. I am so happy I selected this speaker. Great job Eminence.

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  • Excellent, LOUD Speaker

    As reviewed by Matthew Peters on 9/29/2011

    Replaced the stock Eminence in a HRDX with the Governor, big improvement in the sound, response and tone. The bass response is better and tighter, the high end is not harsh and the sensitivity is terrific. I am about 20 hours into breaking the speaker in and it is starting to settle in a bit, loosen up and open up. Did I mention this speaker is loud. It's loud almost to a fault. I would highly recommend replacing a stock low-end speaker with any of the Eminence Red Coats or Patriot as I have tried several and all are good, just depends on your taste as to which one to get. The speaker was very well packaged and the fit'n finish is terrific, kinda wish I could put it on the outside of the amp:) Looking forward to the speaker getting even better with a few more gigs and hours of play.

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