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12" 2-way Active Sound Reinforcement Loudspeaker, 90" x 60" Coverage

Series: AIR

Model: AIR12

  • Hybrid best of both worlds 1,200W (peak) power amp configuration:
  • 900W, Class D amplifier low-frequency driver
  • 300W, Class A/B amplifier high-frequency driver
  • Maximum SPL 123 dB peak
  • 1-inch, high-frequency compression driver
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Compact and lightweight, AIR12 active loudspeakers provide a rich, extended low-end and natural high-frequency extension in an enclosure that will easily fit in the backseat of a small car. Backed by 1,200W (dynamic) of Class D/Class AB power and enhanced with easy-to-use digital tuning functions, the AIR12 gives you all the power and tools you need for both mobile and installed sound.

Each type of power amplifier has advantages and disadvantages. By employing different amplifier types for each driver, AIR12 loudspeakers use the respective strengths of Class D and Class A/B amplifiers to provide optimal response throughout the speaker’s frequency range. A 500W (continuous), Class D amplifier powers the 12-inch low-frequency driver, providing efficient, clean power for gut-shaking low end when you need it. A 200W (continuous), Class AB amplifier powers the 1.35-inch high-frequency driver, delivering a natural sounding, "AIR-y" high end. The combination can deliver up to 123 dB SPL of sweet, clear sound between 51 Hz and 20 kHz.

The AIR12 loudspeaker is equipped with an easy-to-use signal processor that makes it simple to customize your loudspeakers with the push of a button. Presets customize the AIR12’s response for use as front-of-house mains; as monitor wedges; for music playback (e.g., for DJs); for enhanced low end and a warmer sound; and for improved speech intelligibility. Treble and bass controls let you boost or cut by 10 dB to compensate for room anomalies. Location presets let you optimize performance for stand and bracket mounting as well as flown installations.

The AIR12’s molded plastic cabinet can be mounted in several ways, providing tremendous versatility. The multi-angle enclosure sports nonskid rubber feet on the bottom for upright front-of-house use and nonskid rubber feet on one side for stage monitor applications. Rig the speaker using M10 fly points or ground-stack it for portable applications. Mount it on a tripod or atop an AIR-series subwoofer using an optional sub pole. The integrated dual-position pole mount lets you aim the speaker level or at a 7.5° downward tilt. And the AIR12 is easy to transport, thanks to its top-mounted handle.

  • Hybrid best of both worlds 1,200W (peak) power amp configuration:
  • 900W, Class D amplifier low-frequency driver
  • 300W, Class A/B amplifier high-frequency driver
  • Maximum SPL 123 dB peak
  • 1-inch, high-frequency compression driver
  • 12-inch woofer with a 2.5-inch voice coil
  • Onboard mixer with two combo XLR and 1/4-inch inputs and one summed balanced output
  • Easy-to-use DSP performance presets:
  • DJ-music playback
  • FOH-normal front-of-house Enhance - enhanced low end for a warmer sound
  • Monitor - optimized for floor wedge placement
  • Speech-applications where speech intelligibility is critical
  • Additional presets and controls:
  • Stand-for mounting on a pole or tripod
  • Bracket - for wall-mount applications
  • Suspend for suspended applications
  • Multi-angle enclosure for mains or monitor-wedge applications
  • Comfortable ergonomic handle
  • 35mm Pole socket with 7.5° downward tilt
  • M10 Rigging points for suspended installation
  • Defeatable front-panel LED
  • Rugged plastic enclosure
  • Tour-grade, 1.2mm steel grille
 
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