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  • 12" woofer for deep bass tones
  • 6" x 12" horn for shimmering highs
  • Specially voiced internal crossover provides superb separation of frequencies
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Kustom PA

Impressive sound and solid construction!

The Kustom KPC12 12" PA Speaker Cabinet with Horn uses a specially voiced crossover to ensure clear separation of frequencies for crisp, full-range reproduction. A 12" woofer delivers deep low frequencies, while a 6" x 12" horn produces bright high-end tones. The Kustom KPC12 PA Speaker Cabinet has 2 parallel input jacks, sturdy construction with reinforced corners and a heavy-duty Tolex covering.

Features

  • 12" woofer for deep bass tones
  • 6" x 12" horn for shimmering highs
  • Specially voiced internal crossover provides superb separation of frequencies
  • Recessed handle

It's imperative that the crowd hears your music. With these speakers, that's a certainty. Call or click to get yourself a pair today!

 

KPC12 12" PA Speaker Cabinet with Horn Specifications:

  • 100W RMS handling
  • 200W peak
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Kustom PAKPC12 12" PA Speaker Cabinet with Horn
 
4.3

(based on 37 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (6)
  • Durable (4)
  • Easy to use (4)
  • Versatile (4)
  • Compact (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Outdoor events / games (3)
    • Performances (3)
    • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (3)
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      • Experienced (4)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Excellent for their intended use

    I bought a set of these about 6 months ago to use with an old (mid 80's) EV 6 channel powered mixer. I use them for a solo show and open mic...Read complete review

    I bought a set of these about 6 months ago to use with an old (mid 80's) EV 6 channel powered mixer. I use them for a solo show and open mic jam session with vocals, acoustic guitar(s), banjo, sometimes keyboards/drum machine. They sound good, are lightweight with comfortable handles, seem to fit well on stands. I also use them as vocal stage monitors when I play with a band - They work well for that application too. Keep in mind that these are small speakers intended for small venues. You can't power a metal band in an arena with them!!!As a comparison, one of the venues I play has a Fender PD500 as a house system. My system has crisper highs, fuller bass and more volume. There is enough of a difference that I will bring my own rather than use theirs.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Fine for small groups, but watch out if you're bass-heavy...

    I purchased these cabs new from Musician's Friend, and I admit the sound is pretty incredible for so little money. When we're playing smaller venues with our acoustic trio they perform very well indeed...Read complete review

    I purchased these cabs new from Musician's Friend, and I admit the sound is pretty incredible for so little money. When we're playing smaller venues with our acoustic trio they perform very well indeed and overall I have been impressed.

    That said, the last gig I did with them the woofers started buzzing and distorting terribly. After emailing back and forth with a rep from Kustom it was determined that even though I was well within the power handling of the speakers I had probably damaged the woofers by running my electric bass through it, and I was advised that they really weren't designed to reproduce those frequencies (my bass is a four-string tuned EADG).

    I was initially pretty annoyed, in that it appeared that I would have to pay shipping for the cabinets both to Kustom and back to me for warranty work. After a bit of discussion with the Kustom rep, he felt comfortable with my working on the cabinets and sent two replacement woofers to me in-warranty on Kustom's dime. I did replace the speakers and the cabinets are as good as new, so I do have to give credit due to the company for flexibility and a desire to take care of their customers.
    Small footprint and weight is managable. Good-looking cabinets, though they do get little dings really easily. I am kind of uptight about my gear and take really good care of it - I don't mind honest wear, but these look broken-in pretty quickly.
    Having been in the guts of these cabinets I will state that the internal build quality is pretty good. They're solid gear that should take a reasonable amount of normal use without failure.

    I can't stress enough, do NOT run heavy bass through these speakers and you should be just fine. I decided to start taking my normal bass rig to gigs and running just the high end of the bass guitar through the PA (sort of a cheap and dirty bi-amping for bass) for better projection out front.

    I'll also mention that I inquired of Kustom if the KPC15 would be a better choice for running electric bass in our group (rather than sherp around my bass amp) and was told, "they're really not designed to run a bass through."
    If you're not pushing heavy bass through them I absolutely recommend them. They're well-built, solid, and the clarity is amazing for the price.

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    4.0

    Amazing value!

    By rjantn

    from Nashville, TN

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    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Easy To Use
    • Versatile

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Events
      • Mobile DJ
      • Performances

      Comments about Kustom PA KPC12 12" PA Speaker Cabinet with Horn:

      Good sound great price! Perfect for a small venue, low watt system and casual use. If you're on a budget these are the answer.

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      5.0

      great

      By hud

      from sayre pa

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      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Performances

        Comments about Kustom PA KPC12 12" PA Speaker Cabinet with Horn:

        great speaker

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        5.0

        Excellent Value

        By The Boss

        from Topsail Beach, NC

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        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Events
          • Home Studio
          • Mobile DJ

          Comments about Kustom PA KPC12 12" PA Speaker Cabinet with Horn:

          Speakers where delivered on time and in excellent condition. My setup is not very big, but it has very good sound now. They are rated at 100 rms, and they perform to every specification listed flawlessly. Distortion is not an issue with this line of speakers.

          I would also like to point out that the salesperson did not try to sell me components that I did not need. She looked up the specifications of my older mixer and offered these speakers as a good solution. I was ready to scratch my older system until I made this purchase. I do not have a lot of money to throw away, and her professionalism really matters to me.

          Trust is important to all of us these days. These fine folks have earned mine.

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          5.0

          Great Speakers !

          By heqtbaq

          from 29 palms , CA

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          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Compact
          • Durable
          • Easy To Use
          • Loud For The Size
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Mobile DJ
            • Performances
            • Portable Systems
            • Small to medium venues

            Comments about Kustom PA KPC12 12" PA Speaker Cabinet with Horn:

            These Kustom speakers are a great comprimize between size and sound ! When a subwoofer is added they will work for many public events .
            For PA use they work great in pairs ... just add more pairs for bigger events . They are well built and not heavy to carry . These are an excellent value and will last a long time .

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            5.0

            Low price but great sounding speakers

            By deaddawg

            from Binghamton, NY

            About Me Professional Musician

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Great Sound For Exception
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • none

            Best Uses

            • Solo Acoustic Performer

            Comments about Kustom PA KPC12 12" PA Speaker Cabinet with Horn:

            Amazing sound and quality construction for incredibly low price. Great value!!!
            I am a solo acoustic performer. Excellent vocal and acoustic guitar sound reproduction. Handles plenty of volume and gives a fairly true acoustic sound output. I use a 300 watt powered head---NO problem !!!

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            4.0

            So Far, So Good

            By Gospel Glory

            from Tennessee

            About Me Novice

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            Pros

            • Clear Sound

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Kustom PA KPC12 12" PA Speaker Cabinet with Horn:

                Used one time so far, but definately seemed to serve their intended purpose well. Seemed to have good sound and adequite power for the small venue they were used in. This first use was vocalist and tracks only; at a later time that may change somewhat and we'll have to re-judge on that basis.

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Pleasantly surprised

                Comments about Kustom PA KPC12 12" PA Speaker Cabinet with Horn:

                Got these speakers because my budget was tight and needed to do a small gig (wedding). I hooked them up and of course cranked em for all they had. Surprisingly clear and VERY loud. I have built competition car audio vehicles for many years, all have been trophy vehicles and the loudness of these speakers impressed me. They are NOT subwoofers. The mid and high ranges are good. Add lows to the equation and you will get distortion. Distortion is what will blow a speaker not power. Use these as intended and they rock. The price speaks for itself.
                Mids and highs. I will look into getting subwoofers as an addition to complete the setup. These speakers are LOUD

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                (8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Fine for small groups, but watch out if you're bass-heavy...

                By Britfunk

                from Central WV

                Comments about Kustom PA KPC12 12" PA Speaker Cabinet with Horn:

                I purchased these cabs new from Musician's Friend, and I admit the sound is pretty incredible for so little money. When we're playing smaller venues with our acoustic trio they perform very well indeed and overall I have been impressed.

                That said, the last gig I did with them the woofers started buzzing and distorting terribly. After emailing back and forth with a rep from Kustom it was determined that even though I was well within the power handling of the speakers I had probably damaged the woofers by running my electric bass through it, and I was advised that they really weren't designed to reproduce those frequencies (my bass is a four-string tuned EADG).

                I was initially pretty annoyed, in that it appeared that I would have to pay shipping for the cabinets both to Kustom and back to me for warranty work. After a bit of discussion with the Kustom rep, he felt comfortable with my working on the cabinets and sent two replacement woofers to me in-warranty on Kustom's dime. I did replace the speakers and the cabinets are as good as new, so I do have to give credit due to the company for flexibility and a desire to take care of their customers.
                Small footprint and weight is managable. Good-looking cabinets, though they do get little dings really easily. I am kind of uptight about my gear and take really good care of it - I don't mind honest wear, but these look broken-in pretty quickly.
                Having been in the guts of these cabinets I will state that the internal build quality is pretty good. They're solid gear that should take a reasonable amount of normal use without failure.

                I can't stress enough, do NOT run heavy bass through these speakers and you should be just fine. I decided to start taking my normal bass rig to gigs and running just the high end of the bass guitar through the PA (sort of a cheap and dirty bi-amping for bass) for better projection out front.

                I'll also mention that I inquired of Kustom if the KPC15 would be a better choice for running electric bass in our group (rather than sherp around my bass amp) and was told, "they're really not designed to run a bass through."
                If you're not pushing heavy bass through them I absolutely recommend them. They're well-built, solid, and the clarity is amazing for the price.

                Comment on this review

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Fantastic!

                By coolestcatever

                from rural MN

                Comments about Kustom PA KPC12 12" PA Speaker Cabinet with Horn:

                Unbelievable sound and quality at an unbelievably low price! I have had these speakers for 5 months and am still thrilled. I have performed in duos, trios, and 4 -6 piece gigging blues/rock bands for 28 years, these are the best sounding, and least noisy pa speakers I've worked with. Perfect volume and size for any 3-5 piece band, unless the guitarist and bassist have really small amps. I recommend these to any gigging musicians.

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                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                kpc12

                Comments about Kustom PA KPC12 12" PA Speaker Cabinet with Horn:

                I have had these speakers for quite a while now, and i have been disappointed. They are nice speakers if you're gonna play for a crowd of 20-50 people, but any more than that you will have a lot of trouble. I am currently pushing them through a Behringer EUROPOWER PMP980S and you will find even when they are being used within their power rating, they sometimes rattle when you play bass guitar through them. On the other hand, though, they can really crank out some treble volume. So, the bottom line is, if you want a set of speakers to practice with or play VERY small venues, then these will work. But, use them for anything that has loud bass, and you will be toast. :-)

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