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How to find out the power of a speaker?

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by dudeonthebass, May 4, 2010.

  1. dudeonthebass


    Jul 2, 2008
    I was recently given a cab with a Big Cat driver (made by eminence)

    It is a 12" driver, and whoever wrote the model number down is a downey :L


    Is there any way i can find out the wattage myself, like with a multimeter ?

    David :)
  2. walterw

    walterw Supportive Fender Gold Supporting Member Commercial User

    Feb 20, 2009
    sure; just keep turning the amp up until the speaker blows, measure the amp's output, then rate the speaker for a little less than that :D

    i don't think there's any other way :(
  3. Hi.


    That's the only way unless the EIA code is still visible on the cone and You contact Eminence and ask them about it. At least about 2 years ago they replied within' 2 working days.


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