[caption id="attachment_3033" align="alignright" width="165"] Eminence Patriot Series Texas Heat 12" Guitar Amp Cab Speaker 8 ohm
"I just bought a brand new speaker for my guitar cab. What's a good technique I can use to break it in?"
The first thing you should be aware of before you begin is that no two speakers, even those of the exact same model, will break-in the same way at the same amount of time, meaning there's no universal method that will give consistent results across the board. As far as what constitutes the right amount of break-in, it all depends on personal taste. Some players prefer the sound of a heavily aged speaker while others like them best fresh out of the box. But for the most part, players usually like them somewhere in between. Although a speaker will continue to break-in throughout its lifespan, the most noticeable amount will happen early on. Continue reading →