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The EVH 5150 III 412 cab is the brainchild of Rock and Roll hall of fame inductee Edward Van Halen and the legendary tone masters of Fender. This professional 412 cab was developed to meet the exacting specifications of Mr. Van Halen, one of the true living legends of rock guitar. With custom Celestion G12EVH speakers and premium birch ply construction; this cab delivers the richness and power you would expect from Ed himself. Truly roadworthy, EVH cabs feature no-compromise construction promising peak performance for years to come. Includes pop-out swivel casters.

EVH 5150 III 412 Cab Features

• Celestion G12EVH speakers: Dynamic, harmonically rich tone.
• Premium Birch ply cabinet construction with bolt-on back panel: Relatively light weight and very resonant, as per artist specification.
• Large-radius rounded edges
• Metal corners
• Recessed metal handles
• Single 1/4 in. input
Technical Info

EVH 5150 III 412 Cab Specifications

• Type: Speaker enclosure
• Ohms: 16 Ohm impedance
• Speakers: Four 12 in. 15 Ohm Celestion G12EVH
• Covering: Ivory textured vinyl covering with a heavy woven black grille gloth
• Weight: 88 lbs (40 kg)
• Dimensions:
• Height: 30 in. (76.2 cm)
• Width: 29.25 in. (74.3 cm)
• Depth: 14 in. (35.5 cm)
• Power Handling: 100 Watts RMS
• Includes pop-out swivel casters

Stellar cabinet and great value.4 of 4 customers found this review helpful

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Closest StoreVancouver, British Columbia
I bought this cabinet NIB from the Vancouver Terminal location (thanks Darren Scott) on a year end closing out deal. The tone from the EVH Celestions, essentially vintage greenbacks, is the benchmark standard rock/blues tone one would expect from the Kurt Mueller coned guitar speakers from around the mid seventies 'Blackback' speakers manufactured at that time frame. Since these are a rated twenty watt speakers, they are very sensitive to the subtle nuances from whatever the player is telegraphing through the guitar. And at 96db rating, they have that 'woody' 'dry' characteristic that greenbacks from that era have. In spades mind you. This cabinet is also an extreme value as the price differential from raw speakers is absolute bare bones minimal. Essentially when you purchase the complete cabinet with speakers you are getting the cabinet for around a hundred bucks vs just raw speakers. Unloaded 4X12 Baltic birch cabinets are generally going for four to five times that amount. Also, the EVH cabinet comes with a heavy duty slip cover. I have used multiple heads with this cabinet including Marshall #2466 Vintage Modern, #1959 RR Super Lead 100, JCM 2000 TSL head, Mesa Triple Rectifier, Orange AD30 THC. All these amps sound spectacular though the EVH cabinet. The cab brings out the best of these amps while adding that 'Greenback' vintage voice to the tone. To sum up, awesome tone from any amp with a 16 ohm tap on the output transformer, rock solid construction with premium Baltic birch plywood, included slip cover and looks very very cool (mine is stealth black), extreme value for your hard earned cash. If you call yourself a serious guitar player, you should own this cabinet. Cheers !
Posted by Mr. MikeD on Dec 28, 2018
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