Crystal clear sound and chunky bass - passive speakers to suit every budget | December, 2019
For music professionals as well as amateur artists, rendering an enthralling performance is a question of survival. They need to be equipped with state-of-art instrumental gear, that can become their partner in amplifying and breathing life and volume to their lyrical notes. With deep bass and wide dispersion of sound, these passive home speakers also enhance living room decor with their classic black carpeted design and LED lighting. They are convenient to carry about, and can be used for multiple purposes, as a floor monitor or loudspeaker. These 10 valuable products will ensure that your live audience remain glued to their seats as your voice comes bellowing from the powerful woofers.
JBL JRX215 15′ Speaker features the sophisticated network topology crossover design that leads to unified summation. Coverage control is excellent with progressive transition of frequency waveguide that helps in minimizing distortion by improving smoother frequency. With 1000 watts peak power handling, audio output stands enhanced. The polymer diaphragm finish of the compression driver helps in advanced levels of performance since high frequency is facilitated. The product is reliable and is made for the long run. Saturation concerns are eased due to heavy gauge wiring of the inductors and capacitors that can endure even high voltages.
polymer diaphragm compression driver provides high frequency performance
QSC E15BK Passive Loudspeaker is a spacious 15 inches loudspeaker with hi-fi music output, complemented by Titanium diaphragm drivers and PLD amplifiers. Safe and tough even for rugged use, the perforated steel grill with foam lining. The product is a full-fledged entertainment solution that also enhances your home or stage decor with its unique trapezoidal, design and perforated steel grill. Installation is rendered easy with M8 rigging kit. The CXD and GXD processing amplifiers help in quality sound output from the speaker. The live sound reinforcement is equally good, with and without subwoofers while versatile applications like stage monitoring and karaoke are also possible
Contains CXD and GXD output for quality sound output
Titanium diaphragm for high fidelity and durability
EV ELECTRO VOICE Passive DJ PA Monitor Speakers sport an appealing and trendy look with their textured finish in shining black. Frequency range of 50 Hz to 20 kHZ with a crossover frequency of 17000 Hz, is highly commendable, delivering classic audio quality. The speaker is two-way and provides full-range sound dispersion. The Titanium Diaphragm Compression Driver and powder coated grills add to sturdiness and improve durability. The 90 degrees to 50-degree coverage-pattern provides holistic output, making the product render value to its worth and more. Power handling is impressive with 1600 Watts peak power. The 15 inches woofer provides excellent throw of sound even to a vast audience.
Efficient output with 90 degrees to 50-degree coverage-pattern
Black textured finish
Relatively new product
Technical Pro VRTX12L Passive LED Speaker Pair is a must-have for audiophiles who need to hear it out in a big way and engage the listeners. The product commands superior bass response by way of digitally tuned ports with pole sockets. The stackable and perforated steel grill make it durable, besides enhancing looks with its blue LED display against a carpeted black background. The 12 inches woofer, a frequency response of 45Hz – 20kHz and the American design are features that complement performance. The wire connections are spring loaded and super-efficient. The reinforced corners with ergonomic carry handles provide ease of usage
Efficient spring-loaded wire connections
Digitally tuned ports with pole sockets
Relatively new product
The Electro-Voice ZLX-12 12″ 2-Way Passive Loudspeaker is a high-powered combination of both utility and portability. The cabinet design is truly innovative housing the custom drivers. The frequency range of 55 KHz to 20 KHz and upto 1000 Watts of peak power handling are instrumental is bringing about the explosive effect for singers and music professionals, as they carry the compact pair from event to event. Two-way versions of 12 and 15 inches allow these passive speakers to be used as mains or monitors. Sonic impact is brought about by the patented split-baffle design that balances time and audio in an intelligent way.
Titanium compression driver
Excellent choice for singers and music professionals
Durability not satisfactory
Seismic Audio – S_Wave-15-Pair 2-Way PA/DJ Speaker Cabinets are an incredible pair of speakers, high in quality and audio output, perfect for music lovers. With a power rating of 1200 Watts peak for each speaker, the wide dispersion horn and the titanium compression drivers bring to your performance venues, guaranteed sound quality. The full metal grill accounts for durability and aesthetics, with ergonomically designed handles to carry the speakers across different places. The side angle helps in usage as a monitor, while the system can be daisy-chained as well. The thoughtful pole mount that is provided will make these speakers compatible for use with any Seismic Audio subwoofer.
Ergonomically designed handles
Compatible with seismic audio subwoofer.
Relatively new product
Seismic Audio – Pair of 15″ PA DJ Speakers are powerful speakers for next generation DJs and music professionals, with 2-way woofers of 15 inches and power handling of 700 Watts Peak and 350 Watts RMS. The extensive input terminal offers two 1/4 inches inputs along with two more Speakon ones. The front panel is made of quality ply and is covered with metal edged black carpet. The grill design is trendy and elegant. With titanium drivers and high-power crossovers as well as double glass bulbs for protecting the tweeters, the product leaves nothing unattended to provide the best audio output possible.
Double glass bulbs for protecting tweeters
Trendy grill design
Goldwood PA-500X DJ Pa Karaoke Studio Speakers are a set of 8-ohm passive speakers with polypropylene laminate cone woofers of 5.25 inches in a strontium magnetized structure, leading to impressive midrange and wide dispersion. Sound orientation is at its best with wedge shaped structure of the cabinet that is designed for optimum bass reflex. The two port slots are acoustic-tuned for flexibility. The product is draped in aviation grade black carpet. The heavy duty, reinforced construction accounts for durability. Explosive front-row sound is produced by the compression horn tweeter which is optimized for high frequency that stands corrected by the in-built crossovers.
Strontium magnetized structure for wide dispersion
Wedge shape structure for vertical or horizontal sound orientation
Performance not satisfactory
From the house of Rockville is another product that can reproduce high frequency besides lending itself for flexible use in different environments such as floor placement and as stand on. The Rockville SPGN108 10″ Passive DJ PA ABS Cabinet Speakers boast of a high-power two-way speaker which is efficient for both live and playback purposes. Crystal clear audio quality is the result of diaphragm compression driver crafted out of titanium. Power handling standards are fabulous with 200 watts RMS power and 800 watts peak power. The ten-inch woofer enables good acoustic power and deep bass. The twist lock speakon inputs and outputs as well as ergonomic design with easy-to carry handles are additional specialties.
Side tilting for use as floor monitor
2-way pro sound reinforcement system
Sound quality not satisfactory
The Rockville RSG12 12″ Passive PA Speaker is an audiophile’s favorite, with its trendy trapezoidal shape. It is durable DJ speaker with superior power handling capabilities. It is a powerhouse delivering upto 1000 Watts of speaker and 750 Watts of Program Power. It is constructed out of high quality material including aviation grade black carpet that aids in throwing out clearly dispersed sound. The convenient carry case enables portability, especially for DJs who can carry it from one event to other. Multiple inputs are available for versatile usage. Powered with one 12” Pro Audio Woofer and triple Piezo 3″ Bullet Tweeters, this is one of the best passive speakers in market.
Constructed with aviation grade black carpet
Multiple inputs available
Quality and construction not satisfactory