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Best 12" for cab of 35 litres

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by chienmort, Dec 21, 2013.

  1. chienmort


    Aug 15, 2012
    Just bough a combo and it is fitted with an OEM 12. I want to replace it but all the 200w or less drivers I have modelled seem to need big cabs. Any ideas, I can fit ports, as needed.
  2. Dave Curran

    Dave Curran Lilduke

    Jul 27, 2013
  3. chienmort


    Aug 15, 2012
  4. DukeLeJeune

    DukeLeJeune rational romantic mystic cynical idealist Supporting Member Commercial User

    Nov 24, 2008
    Princeton, Texas
    Owner & designer, AudioKinesis; Auth. mfg, Big E (Home Audio only)
    I suggest you widen your search to include drivers rated at more than 200 watts. That being said, 35 liters (or 1.24 cubic feet) is pretty small for a 112.

    Depending on what your tone goals are, you might look at the Deltalite 2512 tuned low, like 40 Hz ballpark.

    The Beta 12A is a bit more efficienct (and a lot less expensive), and of course correspondingly trades off low end extension.

    If weight is not a major concern, the Delta Pro 12A is another high-efficiency option to consider.

    These are all 8 ohm drivers. Faital offers 4 ohm versions of their 12PR300 and 12PR310 that you might take a look at, in addition to their 8 ohm versions.
  5. chienmort


    Aug 15, 2012
    Thanks Duke, i was starting to think that the search for a low cost 12 was limiting. I will check all these suggestions and let you know what I eventually decide.