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Mesa Standard PowerHouse 2 x 12 Bass Cabinet


Mesa Standard PowerHouse 2 x 12 Bass Cabinet: The Ultimate Bass Enclosure

The Mesa Standard PowerHouse 2 x 12 Bass Cabinet sets a new benchmark in bass amplification with its exceptional build quality and innovative features. Designed for the discerning bassist, this cabinet offers unparalleled musical versatility and player convenience. The PowerHouse series is renowned for its premium construction and superior sound, making it the top choice for bassists seeking the best in tone and performance.

Innovative Design and Superior Construction

The PowerHouse 2 x 12 Bass Cabinet features Aviation Style Bracing, a concept borrowed from the aircraft industry. This radical bracing method uses dado-joined and sculpted structural reinforcement to create an extremely strong skeleton. This design reduces weight, increases rigidity, and improves structural integrity, ensuring the cabinet can withstand the demands of heavy use while maintaining optimal performance.

Enhanced Bass Spectrum with Tri-Port™ Design

Mesa's innovative Tri-Port™ Design is a front-facing, multi-vent porting system that utilizes individually tuned triangular ports. These ports enhance each part of the bass spectrum and are integral to the cabinet's structure and speaker baffle. This advanced porting system goes beyond standard “shelf” designs or plastic port holes, providing a more precise and powerful bass response that retains the cabinet's tonal integrity.

Versatile Player Control™ Network

The Player Control™ Network offers unprecedented stylistic versatility and gig-friendly convenience. This proprietary rear panel interface includes a three-position switch for selecting your preferred crossover frequency, an adjustable L-Pad for blending the high-frequency driver, resettable horn protection, and standard ¼-inch and high-current SPEAKON locking connectors. This feature set allows for comprehensive control over your sound, making it easy to dial in the perfect tone for any playing situation.

Crossover Style Control and Instant Reset Horn Protection

The Crossover switch provides three distinct tonal variations, enhancing the cabinet's versatility. Choose from the time-proven, detail-enhancing sweet 5K (Normal) setting, the harmonic-friendly snap of 4K (Sheen), or the modern, articulate cut of 3K (Bright). Combined with the fine-tuning adjustment potential of the premium L-Pad horn attenuator, players enjoy unrivaled high-frequency tweeter performance. Additionally, the Instant Reset Horn Protection feature offers a simple, one-touch reset switch for convenient horn protection, eliminating the need for fuses or tools.

Premium Connectors for Reliable Performance

The PowerHouse 2 x 12 Bass Cabinet includes SPEAKON and ¼-inch connectors for versatile input and paralleled output options. These combination connectors provide both standard ¼-inch and locking SPEAKON high-current connections within the same connector, ensuring reliable and secure connectivity in any setup.


  • Aviation Style Bracing for enhanced structural integrity
  • Tri-Port™ Design for superior bass response
  • Player Control™ Network for versatile tonal control
  • Crossover Style Control with three distinct tonal settings
  • Instant Reset Horn Protection for convenient horn safety
  • Combination SPEAKON and ¼-inch connectors for reliable connectivity
  • Custom Eminence speakers tuned for Standard PH Cabs
  • Marine Grade, Baltic Birch cabinet material
  • Lexan corner material for added durability


  • Style/Type: Tuned Front Ported Tri-Porting™
  • Speaker(s) & Mounting Position: Custom Eminence toned for Standard PH Cabs
  • High Frequency Horn: Yes
  • Wattage: 600 Watts
  • Cabinet Impedance: Available in 4 or 8 Ohm (8 Ohm Standard)
  • Connectors: Combination SPEAKON & 1/4" Input & Paralleled Output
  • Horn Control: Player Control™ Network with Selectable 3-Point Crossover (3k/4k/5k), Premium Attenuator & Instant Reset Horn Protection
  • Build Location: Petaluma, CA USA with the World's Finest Materials
  • Cabinet Material: Marine Grade, Baltic Birch
  • Standard Finish Options: Black Bronco Vinyl with Silver Metal Grille
  • Corner Material: Lexan
  • Weight: 78 lbs.
  • Dimensions:
    • Height: 25 1/8"
    • Width: 24 1/2"
    • Depth: 19 3/4"

This cabinet works nicely as intended and is in very good condition, exhibiting only light external wear as can be seen in photos.