Mesa Boogie


Mesa Boogie 4x12 Rectifier Traditional Slanted Cabinet

When it comes to 4x12 cabinets, we offer a choice of two distinct and different sounding/sized quad boxes: our legendary oversized Rectifier® STANDARD and TRADITIONAL Cabinets.

RECTIFIER® TRADITIONAL 4x12 CABINETS are three inches shorter than the oversized Standard Rectifier 4x12 (width and depth dimensions are the same). This slight size difference produces a tighter and more focused low-end response, though still delivering massive 4x12 punch and authority. Compared to Standard Recto® 4x12s, the Traditional 4x12 provides more balance between lows, mids and highs and a greater emphasis on attack. The mid-range is more pronounced and this cabinet is often preferred for styles that require tight tracking and articulate response. Straight cabinet designs also provide for a small increase of interior cabinet space, which yeilds slightly more bass and low-end resonance compared to Slants.

SLANT-style Recto 4x12 Cabinets offer a ‘monitor’ effect due to the top speakers sloping up toward your ears. This can be a benefit when playing live. Other players prefer the STRAIGHT-style cabinets with all speakers attached to a one-piece baffle and all facing the same direction, effectively ‘coupled’ for maximum punch and frontal projection. Regardless of Slant or Straight, if you are playing a Recto 4x12, your tone has authority, clarity and detail that only MESA® Traditional or Standard 4x12 Rectifier Cabinets deliver.

You simply won’t find a better cabinet. ALL MESA® ENCLOSURES are made using the finest Void-free, Marine Grade Baltic Birch. Super strong rabbet corners are glued and nailed. Speaker baffles are fitted with superior dado joint construction and braced. Grilles are wrapped around a separate grille board, not the baffle board. Grille material is made of strong twisted jute dipped in a special coating that filters top end for a sweeter response.


  • 240 watts
  • Wired for mono or stereo
  • 8 ohms mono or 4 ohms stereo
  • Slant cabinet
  • Marine-grade Baltic birch cabinet construction
  • Black Bronco vinyl covering
  • Black twisted jute grille
  • Silver piping
  • Trak-Loc removable casters
  • Slipcover included


  • Configuration: 4 x 12"
  • Powered: No
  • Speakers: Celestion Vintage 30
  • Power Handling: 240W
  • Impedance: 8 ohms (Mono), 4 ohms (Stereo)
  • Mono/Stereo: Mono, Stereo
  • Cabinet Type: Slant
  • Open/Closed Back: Closed
  • Inputs: 3 x 1/4"
  • Outputs: 1 x 1/4"
  • Construction Material: Birch with Black Bronco vinyl
  • Casters: Yes, Track-Loc removable
  • Height: 30.25"
  • Width: 29.9"
  • Depth: 14.25"
  • Weight: 99 lbs.


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