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AIR15

Code: 3684

2-Way Active Loudspeakers

Price: €724.00
Price: €724.00
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BUY Online: €618.00
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The best of two worlds.
Each type of power amplifier has advantages and disadvantages. By employing different amplifier types for each driver, AIR15 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 15-inch low-frequency driver, providing efficient, clean power for gut-shaking low end when you need it. A 200W (continuous), Class A/B amplifier powers the 1.35-inch high-frequency driver, delivering a natural sounding, "AIR-y" high end. The combination can deliver up to 124 dB SPL of sweet, clear sound between 47 Hz and 20 kHz.

Versatile mounting for a variety of applications.
The AIR15’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 AIR15 is easy to transport, thanks to its top-mounted handle.

You’ll be floored.
If you place a loudspeaker against a hard surface such as a wall or floor, the low frequencies emitted from the rear of the enclosure propagate back into the room. This effect, called “half-space loading,” can increase the output of bass frequencies by as much as 6 dB, and it is an unavoidable issue with floor monitors. Most PA speakers in this class simply roll off excess low frequencies with a highpass filter—a half-baked compensation for half-space loading. In contrast, AIR-series full-range loudspeakers offer a Monitor preset that uses DSP to retune the speaker to both compensate for bass buildup and maintain a tight mid-bass response, while suppressing problematic frequencies to reduce feedback.

Flexible inputs.
AIR-series full-range loudspeakers offer a choice of inputs so you can use them with a variety of sources. You get two combo XLR mic/TRS line inputs, each with a Class A microphone preamplifier and independent gain control. A stereo 1/8-inch connection admits signals from smartphones, tablets, and other consumer audio devices. These signals can be combined with the AIR15’s internal mixer, and a balanced XLR Mix output lets you send pass the signals to other AIR-series loudspeakers.

A sweet-sounding solution.
With their “best of both worlds” power-amp configuration, carefully programmed DSP presets, versatile mounting options, flexible inputs with onboard mixing, and other professional features, PreSonus AIR-series loudspeakers are an excellent choice for both mobile and installed sound. You’ll love their easy transportability and their affordability. But the best thing about AIR-series loudspeakers is their clear, natural, “AIR-y” sound. Don’t just take our word for it, though. 

    Main Components

    • Hybrid “best of both worlds” 1,200W (dynamic) power amp configuration:
    • Low-frequency driver: 900W, Class D amplifier
    • High-frequency driver: 300W, Class A/B amplifier
    • Maximum SPL 124 dB peak
    • 1.35-inch, high-frequency compression driver
    • 15-inch woofer with a 2.5-inch voice coil
    • 45 Hz to 20 kHz frequency response
    • 124 dB SPL (max)
    • 90° x 60° (horizontal x vertical) dispersion pattern
    • Onboard mixer with two combo XLR and ¼-inch inputs and one summed balanced output

    Controls

    • 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
    • EQ
    • HF response ±10 dB
    • LF response ±10 dB
    • Additional presets and controls:
    • Stand — for mounting on a pole or tripod
    • Bracket — for wall-mount applications
    • Suspend — for suspended applications

    Convenience Features

    • Multi-angle enclosure for mains or monitor-wedge applications
    • Comfortable ergonomic handle
    • 35 mm pole socket with 7.5˚ downward tilt
    • M10 rigging points for suspended installation
    • Defeatable front-panel LED
    • Rugged plastic enclosure
    • Tour-grade, 1.2 mm steel grille
  • Acoustic Performance
  • Configuration: Active 2-way
  • Frequency Range (-3 dB): 47 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Frequency Range (-10 dB): 40 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Crossover Frequency: 1.6 kHz
  • Maximum Output: 124 dB SPL
  • Nominal Dispersion (HxV): 90˚x 60˚
  • Transducer
  • LF Driver: 15” (2.5” voice coil)
  • HF Driver: 1.35” compression
  • Amplifier
  • Amplifier Type: Class D (LF), Class AB (HF)
  • Total System Power: 1,200W dynamic
  • LF Power: 900W
  • HF Power: 300W
  • Connections and Controls
  • Inputs: 2 x XLR/TRS mic/line combo; 1 x 1/8” TRS stereo
  • Outputs: 1 x XLR Mix Out
  • DSP
  • DSP Features: LCD screen with EQ and multiple presets
  • Enclosure
  • Cabinet: H-PP molded
  • Grille: 1.2 mm steel
  • Handles: 1 top, 1 side
  • Flypoints: 2 top, 1 back
  • Pole Mounting: Dual position (0˚, 7.5˚)*
  • Dimensions (H x W x D): 27.9" x 16.9" x 15.8" (708 mm x 430 mm x 402 mm)
  • Weight: 46.3 lbs (21 kg)
  • Power
  • Power Input: 115V / 230V ~50/60 switchable
  • Maximum Current: 3.5A (230V-50 Hz), 7A (120V)