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Celestion Classic Lead 80 Guitar Speaker

Celestion's Classic Lead 80 speaker is known by rock guitarists for its speed and ability to give definition to every note of even highly distorted chords. (1) Read 1 review for this product | Rate and review this product
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Product Description

The Celestion Classic Lead 80 is a fine example of the sonic characteristics of a loudspeaker evolving as materials become available. Revolutionary in the late '70s, a fiberglass voice coil former - capable of withstanding very high temperatures - was used to give the Celestion Classic Lead 80 is a muscular 80 watt power handling. This also increased barrel stiffness, affecting the way the cone vibrated and influencing cone break up. Then, through experimentation with edge treatments and continued critical listening, some modes were encouraged while others were suppressed, contributing to the speaker's unique sound.

Today, the Celestion Classic Lead 80 is much-loved by lead guitarists for its speed, punch and articulation, with every note clearly defined on even big, distorted sounds. The Celestion Classic Lead 80 also sounds great clean, with that same articulation combining with high headroom to deliver a fluid, dynamic performance.

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- Nominal diameter: 12 in., 305mm
- Power Rating: 80 watts
- Nominal impedance: 8 ohms and 16 ohms
- Sensitivity: 99dB
- Chassis type: Pressed steel
- Voice coil diameter: 1.75 in., 44.5mm
- Voice coil material: Round copper
- Magnet type: Ceramic
- Magnet weight: 50oz, 1.42kg
- Frequency range: 80-5000Hz
- Resonance frequency, Fs: 85Hz
- DC resistance, Re: 6.9 ohms & 11.8 ohms

Mounting Information:
- Diameter: 12.2 in., 309mm
- Overall depth: 5.3 in., 135mm
- Magnet structure diameter: 6.1 in., 156mm
- Cut-out diameter: 11.1 in., 283mm
- Mounting slot dimensions: 0.31 in., 7.9mm diameter
- Number of mounting slots: 4
- Mounting slot PCD: 11.7 in., 297mm
- Unit weight: 10.4lb, 4.7kg
Weight, Dimensions, and Manufacturer Part Numbers
Shipping Weight: 12 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 14 x 13 x 7 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): T3978
If you have additional warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer at 516-249-1399
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zZounds has verified that this customer bought this product from us. "The speakers added so much to the sound of my amp. Highly recommend this product. You want be sorry"
Sound: I replaced the stock celestions in my Blackstar HT Stage 60 and what a different amp. The amp really came alive. Crisp highs, punchy mids and great bottom end. Well worth the investment. Feature: There speakers and reproduce the sound to it's full potential Ease of Use: Again there speakers. Easy to replace. Just make sure you know the correct ohms 8 or 16 Quality: Never had a failure with a celestion Value: For the difference in the sound. Worth every penny Manufacturer Support: Haven't had to use there support The Wow Factor: Again, when I replaced the stock 70/80 celestions. I couldn't beleive the how much better my amp sounds Overall: I would replace them tomorrow
Style of Music: classic rock, blues &southern rock
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