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Alto TX12 12" Active Loudspeaker

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Alto Professional began a live sound revolution with the top-selling Truesonic loudspeaker series. Now, Alto Professional has refined those same inno...Click To Read More About This Product

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600W 12" 2-way active loudspeaker.

Alto Professional began a live sound revolution with the top-selling Truesonic loudspeaker series. Now, Alto Professional has refined those same innovative technologies to create the remarkable TX Series. The TX Series loudspeakers were designed with the same ideal of quality components, and transparent sound that the Truesonic loudspeaker series have become known for.

Big Sound, Portable Package
Experience power, performance, and portability. TX12 comes equipped with efficient, bi-amped Class D amplification that pumps out a generous 600 Watts of peak power. An exacting electronic crossover ensures smooth frequency response from the 12" low-frequency driver and 1" high-frequency compression driver. Bass porting offers extended low-end response, while the steel grille adds extra protection.

Ready for Anything
Built to travel, the road-ready TX12 is both lightweight and portable. Trapezoid contouring allows either upright or wedge-monitor operation A pole-mount socket and two comfortable handles are built-in. Create a custom setup using the Link output to chain multiple cabinets together. For the musician, DJ, or live-sound provider craving professional audio reproduction, TX12 delivers impressive, accurate sound night after night.

FEATURES
Speaker configuration		
Active/passive: Active
Type: Two-way full range
LF driver: 12"
MF driver: N/A
HF driver: 1"
Power
Amplifier class: D
Wattage: 300 cont. /600 peak
Mixer/preamp: N/A
Audio
Frequency response: 75Hz - 22kHz
Coverage pattern: 90 x 45
Max SPL: 113 dB
Inputs
XLR: 1 XLR/TRS
TRS:
TS: N/A
RCA: N/A
Output/thru
XLR: 1
TRS: N/A
TS: N/A
RCA: N/A
SPEAKON: N/A
Enclosure
Cabinet material: Polypropelene
Width: 14.9"
Height: 23.9"
Depth: 13.2"
Weight: 30.3 lb.

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SPECIFICATIONS
System Type: 2-way active ported speaker
LF Driver: 12" woofer, 2" voice call
HF Driver: 1" titanium diaphragm, 1" voice coil
Amplifier: Class D SMPS, 600 watts peak
Horn Coverage: 90H x 45V
Frequency Response (-3dB): 70 Hz - 20 kHz
Crossover Frequency: 2.5 kHz
Max SPL: 118 dB at 1m
Connector: XLR/TRS combo Mic/Line Input and XLR Link Output
External Controls: Volume control / Contour / Power ON with green LED / Clip Limiter with red LED
Electronic Protection: Thermal / Overload / Analog Limiter / Compressor
Power Supply: 110V-240V 50/60Hz
Enclosure Construction: Injection-molded polypropylene enclosure, multi-angle for main or monitor applications, metal grille, rubber feet, 2 handles (both sides)
Mounting: 36mm standard pole mount
Dimensions (HxWxD): 23.9 x 14.9 x 13.2 in / 607 x 380 x 337 mm
Net Weight: 30.31 lbs / 13.75 kg
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AltoTX12 12" Active Loudspeaker
 
4.0

(based on 5 reviews)

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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (4)
  • Easy to use (3)
  • Good audio (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Outdoor events / games (3)
  • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (3)
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(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Not Bad

By OldCharon

from San Diego (Kava Lounge)

About Me Professional Musician

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Events
    • Mobile DJ

    Comments about Alto TX12 12" Active Loudspeaker:

    I own a small nightclub and needed replacement monitors for the DJ booth so I picked up a pair of these. They do the job and I am overall happy with them. They have good inputs for several types of cables, easy to use, and lightweight to move around the stage.
    They arent without their issues though. There is almost no bass in these and they sound tin-ey, so if you are using them for music, you will definitely need a sub. They also start breaking up at about half volume, Not terribly at first, but you'll never reach 3/4 volume on these.
    Overall they are good for what I need them for as the house system provides the bass the dj's need. I could see them being good for presentations and banquets so long as you ran everything through a mixing board so you could EQ. If you are looking for powered speakers that will be your only speakers for music, spend a bit more and get something else.

    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Incredible

    By Jay

    from Texas

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    Pros

    • Low Cosr
    • Low cost

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Alto TX12 12" Active Loudspeaker:

        The speakers can hold their own with other brands costing twice as much.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Good Speakers BUT.....

        By Bill2910

        from Oswego, NY

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        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Limited Functions

        Best Uses

        • Events
        • Mobile DJ
        • Performances

        Comments about Alto TX12 12" Active Loudspeaker:

        The TX 12 is overall a great value, but there are just a couple of issues I found in comparison to the TX 8 and TX 10 Speakers. (yes we have all Three) the input is Just a 1/4" jack rather than XLR on the other models so it's wise to grab an Adapter (1/4 to XLR female) if your used to XLR or perhaps a 1/4 to XLR Cable. The second issue is the "Contour" Button. It easily disengages with the Bass reflex. I would recommend a piece of tape over it to keep it in place if so desired to use it. Other than that, it's a great LOUD speaker with limited Bass, so use a preset EQ from your Mixer or increase the bass in your computer settings.

        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        yes goog

        By Bubba Zee

        from Stockton ca

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        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Compact
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Mobile DJ

          Comments about Alto TX12 12" Active Loudspeaker:

          nice

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Great speaker for the price

          By EarlR

          from VA

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          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Compact
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Need an EQ

          Best Uses

          • Events
          • Performances

          Comments about Alto TX12 12" Active Loudspeaker:

          I bought a pair of these to use as practice speakers; they work perfectly for that and also found they are great as as stage monitors. The only drawback, if you want to call it that, is since they don't have onboard EQ you need an external EQ device to get the best sound quality out of them. Since we run through a mixer we don't have that problem. Otherwise these are probably the best speakers I've seen at this price.

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