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the box PA 108 A

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Active 2-Way Bi-Amped Fullrange Box

  • Equipped with: 8" Horn 90°x60°
  • Frequency range: 65 - 18,000 Hz / -3 dB
  • SPL: Max. 116 dB
  • Power: 80W Bass/ 50 W Treble
  • XLR in-/output
  • Switchable input mic/line level
  • Switchable low cut filter at 120 Hz
  • 2-Band equalizer
  • Dimensions: 277 x 400 x 257 mm
  • Weight: 10 kg
  • Incl. Monitor feet (Article Nr 171174) for use of The Box as a floor monitor
  • Corresponding accessories: Stand mount STH-108 BK (Article Nr 162653), wall mount SR-108 BK (Article Nr 159458), protective cover 243788 (all are not included)
Available since December 2002
Item number 157977
Sales Unit 1 piece(s)
Power (Manufacturers Specs) 130 W
Bass Speaker in Inch 8"
Ways 2-Way
Colour Black
Weight 10 kg
Housing Material Plastic
Analog Inputs 1
Microphone Input 1
Line Out XLR
Media Player No
Remote Control No
Effects No
Low Cut Yes
Monitor Angle Yes
Width 277 mm
Depth 257 mm
Height 400 mm
Sound Pressure in dB 116 dB
Number of HT Speaker 1
Number of HT Speakers 1
HT Speaker in Inch 1
Number of Midrange Speaker 0
Midrange Speaker in Inch without
Number of Bass Speakers 1
Number of Bass Speaker 1
Accu No
Stand Flange 36 mm
Construction Standard
Flyable No
Line Input Yes
Main EQ 1
Master EQ 1
Beam Angle Hor 90 °
Handheld / Headset No
Beam Angle Ver 60 °
Frequency Range (-10dB) from 60 Hz
Frequency Range (-10dB) to 20000 Hz
Frequency Range (-3dB) from 65 Hz
Frequency Range (-3dB) to 18000 Hz
Active Cooler No
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£151
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Unbeleivable sound quality and volume
Anonymous 15.06.2014
I've used these speakers for a variety of uses, and they've never been a disappointment. In my studio they make excellent monitors, providing clear, distinct sound at a range of volumes. On stage they can be used as traditional floor monitors (taking a feed from the mixing desk), or you can use the 'in' and 'thru' sockets to connect just your own microphone to the speaker and then thru to the mixing desk. This only gives you your own vocal in the foldback (but often that's all you need). I have some of the 15" versions of these for PA use and for playing keyboards, but in a tight space gig I've played keyboard through one of these 8"s (instead of one of the 15"s), and to be honest I didn't really notice the difference. I've also used these as a small PA for a 2 or 3 piece acoustic gig. With so many uses, every musician should have a pair of these.
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pretty good.
Peter R. 438 18.02.2020
I am usually with much bigger sound equip, but recently doing smaller solo venues, have decided to downsize. This little speaker (just one as main) on a one & 1/2 meter high stand really works well, filling a room plus 20 or 30 audience, 1/2 standing maybe, with good strong sound and is a real space saver.
Not crispy ckean, but in a room of chatty people, crispy clean is difficult for any sound system.
I know these are usually good speakers in many ways. I have used them before and trust the reliability.
At this price, compared to other makes at this price. Im happy to own this tasty looking small speaker.
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Nice Features but unreliable!
DimisAron 13.06.2017
I gig and tour on small venues, cafes and bars. So I needed a compact monitor that
A) would fit in the back of my car with the rest of my equipment
B) can be easily carried from place to place

Pros:
They 're pretty well built, kinda heavy for their size but also decent sound for their price. I like the fequency response, and I dont miss anything in terms of gain. There are potensiometers at the back (bass, treble, volume), XLR input & output, a push button to choose between line or mic and another push button that puts it on standby, which is a great option.

Cons:
Would be great if they had handles cause carrying them would be much much easier.
But most imprtant is that when I bought em, I tested them for two weeks at home and everything seemed to be fine! But when I took em out on stage, problems began. At their first gig, one of them had problems with the woofer (the sound would come and go all the time). The other, after 3 gigs didnt even turn on. We replaced the element with another and it worked again but I was really dissapointed with the fact that this happened so early at that time. If all these had happened two years on the road it would make some sense but these were brand new and were really disappointing in terms of reliability!
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The box PA108A Loudspeaker.
Stephen L. 111 04.11.2013
Well made nice little speaker, just what I wanted for a small active foldback speaker.
No handle, but plenty of holes and bits to lift it with.
They go nice and loud for the're size, my only problem was a discernible buzz on the output, always there irrespective of the volume setting, making them unsuitable for FOH use in a small very quiet enviroment.
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