Speaker - 12" Jensen Blackbird 100W - No Bell Cover - Made in Italy

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Speaker - 12" Jensen Blackbird 100W - No Bell Cover - Made in Italy - 8 ohm, *bell-less only currently available

The Jensen Blackbird 100W 12" Speaker has an extremely warm and smooth tone with a very rich, fat low-end, firm mids and sparkling highs. It handles overdrive distortion by bringing out colorful detail and holding strong even at maximum crunch and is suitable for both guitar and bass amplification. Our speaker of choice for the California Tweed Series.

*Please note that the Blackbird made for MESA/Boogie is made without a bell surrounding the magnet so that the speaker will fit in cabinets of narrower depths. The speaker depth is 5 7/8"

This speaker ships individually in its own box. 

General Characteristics for 8Ω
Nominal Overall Diameter: 307 mm - 12 in
Nominal Voice Coil Diameter: 50 mm - 2 in
Magnet Weight: 826 g - 29 oz
Overall Weight: 3.2 kg - 7.05 lbs
Flux Density: 1 T
Voice Coil Winding Depth: 10 mm - 0.39 in
Magnetic Gap Depth: 8 mm - 0.31 in

Thiele-Small Parameters for 8Ω
Voice Coil DC Resistance: RE - 6.05 Ω
Resonance Frequency: ƒS - 95.2 Hz
Mechanical Q Factor: QMS - 10.84
Electrical Q Factor: QES - 1.01
Total Q Factor: QTS - 0.92
Mechanical Moving Mass: MMS - 29.5 g
Mechanical Compliance: CMS - 95 µm/N
Force Factor: BxL - 10.33 Wb/m
Equivalent Acoustic Volume: VAS - 32.4 lt.
Maximum Linear Displacement: XMAX - ± 1 mm
Reference Efficiency: nO - 3.13 %
Diaphragm Area: SD - 490.9 cm2
Losses Electrical Resistance: RES - 82.7 Ω
Voice Coil Inductance @ 1kHz: LE - 0.59 mH

Constructive Characteristics for 8Ω
Magnet: Alnico
Voice Coil Winding: Aluminum
Voice Coil Former Kapton
Cone Material: Paper
Surround Material: Integrated Paper
Dust Dome Material: Non-treated Cloth
Basket Material: Pressed Sheet Steel
Surround Treatment: Yes

Electrical Characteristics for 8Ω
Nominal Impedance: 8 Ω
Rated Power: 100 W
Musical Power: 200 W
Sensitivity@1W,1m: 97.7 dB


The Jensen Blackbird 100W 12" Speaker is featured in our California Tweed™ Series of Amplifiers and Cabinets.


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