How Speakers are Built

Point to Point

The first electronic loudspeaker designs were introduced in the 1920’s, and while there have been many improvements in component materials over the decades, not much has changed in the basic functionality of a loudspeaker: a permanent magnet interacts with an electromagnet (voice coil) to move a cone back and forth to produce sound waves. Founded in 1966, Eminence has been a leading supplier of loudspeakers for professional audio, musical instrument, car audio and home hi-fi applications to many of the world’s most recognized brands. While our own components and manufacturing processes have evolved, the way we assemble speakers today doesn’t differ that much from when we started. Here’s how we do it.

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Eminence Eyes the Future with Engineering Appointment.

We are Eminence

Eminence is pleased to announce the appointment of Courtney F. Morgan, Ph.D. as Research and Innovation Leader. Morgan has a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Georgia and a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Emory University in Atlanta. His post doctoral research focused on nuclear magnetic resonance at the University of California Santa Cruz. Over the last 28 years Courtney has become an authority in research, design, process development, quality control, statistics, and electromagnetic radiation. His expertise in these areas will play a vital role in the company’s endeavor to advance current loudspeaker technology through radical product innovation.

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Speaker Noise

Eminence and Travis Toy Create a Signature 15” Lightweight Pedal Steel Speaker.

Eminence has teamed up once again with Nashville session artist and Rascal Flatts sideman Travis Toy to create a 300 watt, ultra-lightweight 15” signature pedal steel guitar speaker.
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New Products for 2018

Eminence is proud to announce the following new products for 2018. From small format pro audio devices to a 15” neodymium guitar speaker, Eminence has an exciting new lineup of audio solutions for a wide array of applications.

Alpha 2-8

The Alpha 2-8 features a 0.64” copper voice coil and 2.7 oz. ferrite magnet. With under spider venting and a flux source cap, this 8 ohm driver lets the heat out while containing the magnetic flux, which is critical for multi-unit designs packed tightly together. Rated at 30 watts program power, the Alpha 2 has a wide usable frequency range of 200 Hz – 20 kHz. View product details.
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Eminence Introduces the Custom Shop

Eminence has greatly expanded their custom design capabilities to include modifying stock models for end users. Services include building alternate impedances of existing models, and a guitar speaker break-in service.
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Eminence Achieves ISO 14001 Certification

Eminence is pleased to announce the company has become ISO 14001 certified. An ISO 14001 environmental management system is a systematic and process driven approach to controlling those aspects of a business that have a significant impact on the environment.
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