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Replacement 12's for Eden Cab

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by Single Coil, Mar 2, 2016.

  1. Single Coil

    Single Coil Supporting Member

    Apr 8, 2006
    I'm currently having an Eden CX-212 cabinet refurbished for me and am wondering if anybody has any recommendations regarding which drivers to use. I was thinking about Eminence Deltalite 2512's but I noticed they're rated only down to 58 Hz and was wondering if they would have enough low end for this to be a standalone cab.

    Any opinions/information would be welcome. Thanks!

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  2. Hi, SC - Assuming your present speakers are toasted... that's such a jaw-dropping cab, I'd personally not want to goof it up by dropping in a non-perfect replacement match.
    Why not contact Eden Customer service and axe them exactly what replacements would go in there... and If they might have a couple... could you buy them from them? Heck, they'll probably think you're such a Nice Guy, you'll get them for free! (We can dream, right?)

    You could also consider getting the originals re-coned.
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2016
  3. Single Coil

    Single Coil Supporting Member

    Apr 8, 2006
    I had initially thought about going ultra cheap (Carvin's $59 12's) and using the cab for practice only, but that seems like a waste of a good cab.

    I called Eden and they told me that the original drivers are no longer made; they suggested using the 12's that come in the XST series. The original speakers had the tweeter built into the drivers themselves; this would mean that my cab would have no tweeter option since there is no room for a tweeter in the cab.

    The 12's in the XST series are a cast frame design and are rated down to 40 Hz.

    Are there any owners of the XST series that would like to chime in with their opinions? I know my cab is not the same shape, but any opinions would be welcome.

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