Original Jensen. P8R vs P8U ?

ThePenwellCrash

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I came across a vintage Jensen speaker today for my Fender SF champ. It is a Chicago Alnico V P8U. The serial is 220754. I have never heard of a P8U before. Can anyone tell me the difference between this and the P8R?

Thanks :rolleyes:
 

SatelliteAmps

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P8U is a lower wattage speaker than a P8R. I think the P8U is about 5 watts (maybe 6), while a P8R is about 12 watts. The P8U should sound great for a few minutes in a Champ, but it won't last for very long.
 

ThePenwellCrash

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Thank you Adam! I really appreciate it. I think my hunt will now continue for an original P8S and allow the P8U to go to someone who does not "dime" their champ as much as I.
 




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