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Yamaha DBR12 Powered Speaker

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Product Price $499.99
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Yamaha's powered speaker offerings now include the DBR Series, The most portable powered loudspeakers Yamaha has to offer, the versatile DBR Series h...Click To Read More About This Product

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Lightweight and powerful.

Yamaha's powered speaker offerings now include the DBR Series, The most portable powered loudspeakers Yamaha has to offer, the versatile DBR Series harnesses the same state-of-the-art Yamaha DSP and amplifier and speaker technologies developed for the professional DSR Series and DXR Series lineups, ensuring high-resolution sound at any output level. The DBR 12 features a 12" LF driver and a 1.4" ferrite HF driver with a 1" throat. It packs a powerful 1000W Class D amplifier and does it all while weighing in at less than 35lbs. The cabinet is ergonomically designed for easy transport and the sound is pure Yamaha.

High-Efficiency 1000W Class-D Amplifiers
The DBR's lightweight, high performance Class-D amplifier produces 1000W of power, achieving an SPL of 131dB, delivered with remarkable clarity and dynamic characteristics.

Custom Designed Transducer
The high power output woofers deliver well-defined, powerful bass with minimal distortion, while the 1.4" precision compression driver produces accurate mid-range and high frequencies.

A Rugged, Highly Portable Cabinet
DBR Series speakers feature a compact, lightweight, and durable plastic cabinet which offers the highest level of portability of all Yamaha powered speakers. The sleek steel grille bolsters cabinet durability and protects the internal components while a newly designed ergonomic handles provide effortless transportation and system setup.

Easy-to-use Onboard 2-Channel Mixer
DBR Series speakers have two input channels. CH1 has a combo jack which accepts both XLR and TRS Phone allowing for either Mic or Line level input signals. CH2 offers two input options; a combo jack that accepts XLR or TRS Phone, and an RCA pin jack for input from CD players or other stereo line-level sources. The onboard mixer allows you to select either CH1+2 MIX to mix the signal of CH1 and CH2, or CH1 THRU to pass the signal from CH1 only.

Smart Enclosure Design for Floor Monitoring
DBR Series speakers feature an optimized 50wedge angle for floor monitoring.

Rigging Points for Installation Applications
DBR loudspeakers come equipped with M8 rigging threads, allowing for rigged applications with optional speaker brackets or standardized eye-bolts.

FEATURES
Speaker configuration		
Active/passive: Active
Type: Two-way full range
LF driver: 12"
MF driver: N/A
HF driver: 1.4" ferrite driver
Power
Amplifier class: D
Wattage: 465W RMS, 1000W peak
Mixer/preamp: 2 Channel
Audio
Frequency response: 52Hz - 18kHz
Coverage pattern: 90 x 60
Max SPL: 131 dB
Inputs
XLR: 2 XLR/TRS
TRS:
TS:
RCA:
Output/thru
XLR: 1 mix output
TRS:
TS:
RCA:
SPEAKON:
Enclosure
Cabinet material: Polypropelene
Width: 14.7"
Height: 23.7"
Depth: 13.7"
Weight: 34.8 lb.

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SPECIFICATIONS
Type: 2-way, Bi-amp powered speaker, Bass-reflex type: 
Frequency range (-10dB): 52Hz - 20kHz
Nominal coverage, H: 90, V: 60
Components: Diameter:12" cone, Voice Coil:2", Magnet:Ferrite
HF: Diaphragm:1.4", Type: 1" throat compression driver, Magnet:Ferrite
Crossover: 2.1kHz: FIR-X tuning (linear phase FIR filter)
Output power: Dynamic:1000 W (LF: 800 W, HF: 200 W) / Continuous: 465 W (LF: 400 W, HF: 65 W)
Maximum output level (1m; on axis): 131dB SPL
I/O connectors: INPUT1: Combo x1, INPUT2: Combo x 1 + RCA pin x 2 (Unbalanced), OUTPUT: XLR3-32 x 1 (CH1 Parallel Through or CH1+CH2 Mix)
Processors: D-CONTOUR: FOH/MAIN, MONITOR, OFF
Heat dissipation: Fan cooling, 4 speeds
Power requirements: 100 V, 100-120V, 220-240 V, 110/127/220V (Brazil), 50/60Hz
Power consumption: 74W(1/8 Power Consumption), 18W(Idle)
Cabinet material: Plastic
Finish: Black
Handle: Side x 2
Flying and mounting hardware: Bottom x 2, Rear x 1 (Fit for M8 x 15 mm eyebolts)
Pole socket: 35mm (Bottom x 1)
Dimensions: 376mm (14.8")
H: 601mm (23.7")
D: 348mm (13.7")
Net weight: 15.8 kg (34.8 lbs)
Accessories: BBS251, BCS251, BWS251-300, BWS251-400 (Optional Speaker bracket)
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YamahaDBR12 Powered Speaker
 
4.7

(based on 7 reviews)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Good audio (5)
  • Compact (4)
  • Easy to use (4)
  • Lightweight (4)
  • Durable (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Outdoor events / games (6)
  • Performances (5)
  • Home studio (4)
  • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Professional musician (5)

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(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

"Bigger is Better"

By The Limey

from Dallas, TX

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Pros

    Cons

    • Limited Functions
    • Pricey / Poor Value

    Best Uses

    • Amateur Recording
    • Events
    • Home Studio
    • Mobile DJ

    Comments about Yamaha DBR12 Powered Speaker:

    the DBR 12 has a much deeper bass than the 10. I would recommend going straight to the 12 or 15 to begin with. Can compete well with other speakers in clarity, boldness, and capacity to handle any task.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    A good value, gets the job done.

    By BigJimATL

    from Atlanta

    About Me Professional Musician

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    Pros

    • Clear Sound
    • Compact
    • Lightweight
    • Loud

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Events
      • Performances

      Comments about Yamaha DBR12 Powered Speaker:

      Hate to start with a caveat, but.... I really wanted the QSC K12 cabinets, but they're just to pricey for a semi-pro. That being said, I was able to get a pair of these Yamaha speakers for almost 50% less than the QSC product. I've only deployed one so far to be used as a stage monitor for a singer working from tracks. The sound was clear, more than loud enough, and the monitor contour switch rolled off enough low end to help keep the feedback under control. So far, so good. I will write an update after I've had the chance to work with them a bit more.

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      5.0

      Very God Speakers For This Price Range

      By Mike from Maine

      from Southern Maine

      About Me Professional Musician

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      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Performances

        Comments about Yamaha DBR12 Powered Speaker:

        I got these after reading many reviews for powered speakers. I have been using a pair of Yamaha MSR 250 but needed more powerful speakers now that our duo has turned into a 5 piece band. These speakers do quite well in close proximity and we need that quality as most of the venues we perform in have limited space for bands. The tone is quite good and the speakers are adaptable with the various settings. The weight is light enough to be fairly easy to deal with. We put vocals, acoustic guitar, electronic drums, piano and some bass into the system. That's a lot to ask but they handle it without any audible distortion. Yamaha products have always performed well in my experience with never a failure yet. I perform several times a month and would buy these again.

         
        4.0

        Yes I would buy this again!

        By RJ

        from Fort Smith AR

        About Me Professional Musician

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        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Amateur Recording
          • Events
          • Home Studio
          • Mobile DJ
          • Performances
          • Professional Recording

          Comments about Yamaha DBR12 Powered Speaker:

          I loved the way my Yamaha speaker sounds !!! I use it as a monitor on stage. Plenty of power... Nice and clear !

           
          5.0

          Good powered speaker!

          By SuZ

          from Florida

          About Me Professional Musician

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Durable
          • Easy To Use

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Home Studio
            • Performances

            Comments about Yamaha DBR12 Powered Speaker:

            I use this as my on-stage monitor at performances as well as at band rehearsals.

             
            5.0

            Powerful and clear as a bell.

            By Acoustic jammer

            from TN

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Events
              • Mobile DJ
              • Performances

              Comments about Yamaha DBR12 Powered Speaker:

              When investing in these speakers for live music, your money goes far. Very far. I have used mine in many different settings. Mostly for live gigs, or background music at parties. I plug direct with my acoustic guitar, and the sound is phenomenal. (Taylor w/Expression system) The speaker doubles as my monitor, or main, whatever is needed. My advice to anyone who does small (50 - 250 seat) live performances; get one or two of these and you will be blown away by the quality, clarity, and power. You'll be glad you did.

               
              5.0

              Used 2 of these for keyboards at small gigs. Perfect.

              By Jimmy Keysian

              from New York

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              Comments about Yamaha DBR12 Powered Speaker:

              Used 2 of these for keyboards at small gigs (50 - 100 people). Loud enough to compete with guitars (overly loud guitars as usual), bass & drums, with speaker volume at about 8 out of 10. Clear, light weight, Yamaha brand...all good....may get one more for a monitor.

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