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Peavey PR Subwoofer   

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When you need serious low end, call on the Peavey PR subwoofer. Loaded with a high-end 15" loudspeaker with 2.5" moving coil, housed in a heavy-duty ...Click To Read More About This Product

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Bring on the bass!

When you need serious low end, call on the Peavey PR subwoofer. Loaded with a high-end 15" loudspeaker with 2.5" moving coil, housed in a heavy-duty poured polypropylene cab. 300W program/600W peak. Metal lattice speaker grille. Built-in stand flange.

Made in the USA.

FEATURES
  • 15" Subwoofer with 2.5" moving coil
  • 300W program, 600W peak power
  • Poured polypropylene cab
  • Built in stand flange
  • Metal lattice speaker grille
  • Made in the USA

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PeaveyPR Subwoofer
 
4.1

(based on 16 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to set up (4)
  • Great sound quality (3)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Basic systems (3)
  • Outdoors (3)
  • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great

I have a pair of the 15s and a pair of the 12's. The 15s are actually lighter than the 12's. The 15's are not 300w but 400w. I don't...Read complete review

I have a pair of the 15s and a pair of the 12's. The 15s are actually lighter than the 12's. The 15's are not 300w but 400w. I don't like the crossover at 150hz, but for small venues, I will use the built in crossover; otherwise, I use an external crossover crossed at 120hz. These cabs are great. I know many like using 18s for subs, but think about it--15s can move air at lower volumes, you may be losing 10 hz on the low end between 18s and 15s. If you gig in the clubs, these are the cabs to use.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great sound for the price, but fragile

I have used a pair of these PR Subs for a number of years now. They sound wonderful and used properly at the right power levels and with a good rack mounted crossover, they...Read complete review

I have used a pair of these PR Subs for a number of years now. They sound wonderful and used properly at the right power levels and with a good rack mounted crossover, they can really perform well in smaller venues.

HOWEVER, that being said, they have one flaw which can bite you. The jack plate on the back of the cabinet is attached to a small coil on a circuit board via four plastic support posts. With normal use (loading, unloading, transporting a few times a week) these little plastic posts will break off the jack plate and leave the coil and wires leading to the speaker dangling by the wires to the jack plate. Both PR Subs I own had this happen after a few years of normal use. It can be a difficult job to repair it, and even then it will probably happen again unless you take preventive steps.

I would still recommend this for people on a budget, but be sure to baby these when loading and unloading.

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4.0

Going on 15 years of service

By Paj

from Suburban Philly

About Me Gigging musician

Ask me a question

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy To Set Up

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Basic Systems
    • Outdoors

    Comments about Peavey PR Subwoofer:

    Coming up to the fifteenth year of service (we do 50-85 gigs per year). I have a review below (written five years ago). Not irritatingly thunderous and teeth-rattling but, when used with your typical pole-mounted 12s and 15s cabinets, you will notice the difference and miss them when not used. They fit nicely into the crotch of a tripod speaker stand. Three minor wishes: I wish they were black, the top was flat, and that the badges were better placed/designed (long gone from our units). A major wish: Speakon connectors. Yes, they are a bit oversized but, hey---it's a subwoofer. Unless you're willing to spend a lot more for an EV SX sub, or pretend with a Bose L sub, it's not likely that you'll come across a compact sub any where near the price of the PR, and these may be the lightest 15 cabinets you ever handle. I'm glad they're featuring/selling these again. Like I opened with: 15 years of service, no problems.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Awesome sub!!!! I only bought one an d it delivers.

    By DJ K

    from DC

    About Me Movie Enthusiast, Pro Audio / DJ

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Great Sound Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • DJ / Mixing

      Comments about Peavey PR Subwoofer:

      I only bought one and it delivers.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      3.0

      Gets the Job done

      By Tracks

      from Grenada

      About Me Pro Audio / DJ

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Set Up

      Cons

      • Weak Bass

      Best Uses

      • Basic Systems
      • DJ / Mixing
      • Home
      • Home Theater
      • Smaller Rooms

      Comments about Peavey PR Subwoofer:

      You get what you pay for, not the best sub but it gets the job done for my application, Live band in a small venue.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Great

      By Fiddlerlu

      from Pocatello,ID

      Pros

      • Good Power Output
      • Great Sound Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Peavey PR Subwoofer:

          I have a pair of the 15s and a pair of the 12's. The 15s are actually lighter than the 12's. The 15's are not 300w but 400w. I don't like the crossover at 150hz, but for small venues, I will use the built in crossover; otherwise, I use an external crossover crossed at 120hz. These cabs are great. I know many like using 18s for subs, but think about it--15s can move air at lower volumes, you may be losing 10 hz on the low end between 18s and 15s. If you gig in the clubs, these are the cabs to use.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          Great sound for the price, but fragile

          By Cliff

          from Statesville, NC

          About Me Pro Audio / DJ

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Great price
          • Great Sound Quality
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Bad Design Of Input Jack

          Best Uses

          • DJ / Mixing
          • Smaller Rooms

          Comments about Peavey PR Subwoofer:

          I have used a pair of these PR Subs for a number of years now. They sound wonderful and used properly at the right power levels and with a good rack mounted crossover, they can really perform well in smaller venues.

          HOWEVER, that being said, they have one flaw which can bite you. The jack plate on the back of the cabinet is attached to a small coil on a circuit board via four plastic support posts. With normal use (loading, unloading, transporting a few times a week) these little plastic posts will break off the jack plate and leave the coil and wires leading to the speaker dangling by the wires to the jack plate. Both PR Subs I own had this happen after a few years of normal use. It can be a difficult job to repair it, and even then it will probably happen again unless you take preventive steps.

          I would still recommend this for people on a budget, but be sure to baby these when loading and unloading.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          3.0

          10 years and counting . . .

          By Paj

          from Suburban Philly

          About Me Gigging musician, Pro Audio / DJ, Tech Savvy

          Ask me a question

          Pros

          • Durable
          • Easy To Set Up
          • Good Bang For The Buck
          • Good Power Output
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • 14-inch Only No Speakon

          Best Uses

          • Basic Systems
          • Outdoors

          Comments about Peavey PR Subwoofer:

          We've been using a pair of these for about ten years now---never a performance problem and they were not babied (the grill badges/logos will not last long). At the time they cost less than they do now but the bang-4-buck factor is still way up there. We usually just daisychain these subs from our JBL EON or EV SX speakers. We've used them indoors and outdoors with great success. Like the rest of the PR series, slightly larger than they need be BUT ridiculously lightweight. 1/4-inch I/O only---no SpeakOn connectors. I wish they were black. Like I said---ten years and counting.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          sounded good until one blew

          By Tocobob

          from Atlanta, Ga

          About Me Hobby Player, Practical, Tech Savvy

          Ask me a question

          Pros

          • Good Sound
          • Lightweight

          Cons

          • Unreliable

          Best Uses

          • Clubs
          • Outdoors

          Comments about Peavey PR Subwoofer:

          I got two of these a few years ago. They sounded pretty good and are light. I didn't use these very many times and one blew after the warranty is out. I opened it up, pretty cheap looking speaker, not the same as in the full range cabinets. I didn't get my moneys worth.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Good quality and value

          By Hugues Lebegue

          from california

          Comments about Peavey PR Subwoofer:

          good value
          I'm buying my second. Have been using for 6 years. You can daisy chain these subwoofers to the 12 or 15 inch non-powered speakers. They add a good punch, and not heavy to move around.

          The only drawback is that they don't stack up with the 12 or 15 inches speakers. I would have loved to find a way to use the mounting screws, so i can create a tower.

          There may be some rack accessories out there, but i can't ceems to be able to find on the web.

          8 ohms in paralell full range

          Will recommend buying it anytime

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Subs For Mobile Shows

          By DJ Tommy Gunnz

          from Northern Cambria, PA

          Comments about Peavey PR Subwoofer:

          Great product overall.
          Hey...DJ Tommy Gunnz here from Pennsylvania. I've been a DJ for since 1997. I hope my review helps!!

          I recently purchased these subs to add some punch to my DJ/Karaoke shows & they work great. I'm pairing them up with my (2) Yamaha BR15's... basically piggy backing them... also using a Yamaha P7000S Power Amp. They're nice to have at smaller venues [50-150 people] but I have used this set up for weddings [300-500 people]. The price is great & they're fairly easy to transport. Obviously they don't hammer like my PV118's, but they work great. I only rated them a 9 because they're not 18 inch subs. I use those at my stationary gigs because they are more difficult to transport in my Chevy Trailblazer with other equipment.
          So far, so good. I don't abuse them or red line my levels.
          Great product for a decent price.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          What a light weight subwoofer

          By Stix

          from Algonac, michigan

          Ask me a question

          Comments about Peavey PR Subwoofer:

          I almost can not believe how nice this small, light, subwoofer kicks butt. Saving my back, also.

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