#1
I found a local 5150 212 combo for $400 and I'm probably going to get it. I am a fan of celestion g12h speakers and prefer them to vintage 30's. I am thinking of swapping the stock speakers 2 gh12h's and I want to know if that will work since they are only 30 watts each and the combo is 60 watts. Also anybody have any experience with the g12h speakers in a 5150 212? If so how do they sound?
#2
You're good to go on the power. Whether wired in series or parallel, the power handling will be the lowest rated speaker multiplied by the number of speakers. So, in this case, 30 watts x 2, equals 60 watts.

For example: If one speaker was rated, say, 15 watts, and the other was 100 watts, it would be 15W x 2 = 30W (this doesn't apply to you, just clarifying how to calculate such things).
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#3
You should be ok, but at an exact match I wouldn't crank the amp to max. Another options is the WGS Reaper HP. The standard WGS Reaper is rated at 30W and is supposed to be a drop in replacement for a G12H30, The HP version is rated at 50W which would give you a 100W rating for your amp.
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You should be ok, but at an exact match I wouldn't crank the amp to max. Another options is the WGS Reaper HP. The standard WGS Reaper is rated at 30W and is supposed to be a drop in replacement for a G12H30, The HP version is rated at 50W which would give you a 100W rating for your amp.


^^+1 to all of that. Technically you should be fine. See if you can find an efficiency rating for those g12h speakers. If they are even close to as efficient as V 30s, then you will likely never, ever, ever get close to needing the full volume that amp can produce. But if they're inefficient, you may find yourself having to crank the amp pretty high in a band situation. I have had speakers (Celestion G12-S50s) that were far, far quieter than my Eminence Governors. I had to turn my 6505 up 1.5 numbers on the dial to reach the same volume, which is saying a lot. But likely, you won't have any problems whatsoever.
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#5
is the 5150 2x12 only 60 watts? I sort of assumed it was 100...

EDIT: ah I guess it is if tsuzu01 said so since he owns it.

there's also the creamback version of the g12h30 (i haven't tried it, though) if you're really scared of the power handling thing.
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#6
Yep, the 5150 212 combo is 60W - only has two 6L6 power tubes.
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#7
^ thanks. celestions (at least most of them) do have the rep of being pretty conservatively-rated, so the g12h30 may well be just fine (you could email celestion to ask if you want to be sure). whether you want to take the risk, though, is the thing...
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