Genzler Bass Array 12-3 STRAIGHT Speaker Cabinet (350 Watts, 1x12")

Treat your sound to the ultra-deep bass of a 12-3 speaker cab. The vented 12" woofer comfortably projects the powerful sound of your 5-string instrument.

Genzler is proud to announce this update to the original BA12-3 design — the BA12-3 STR (straight version). Identical to the original straight cabinet design, this model now features a top-mounted recessed bar handle.

The Bass Array concept is a unique approach to bass instrument loudspeaker design. Although the same size as many premium 12” and tweeter cabinets, this speaker system is so much more complex and rewarding to the performer.

This innovative design blends the benefits of a 12” vented bass reflex design with the performance and pattern control of a 4 x 3” neodymium driver line array element. The benefits of combining both design platforms in an extremely compact cabinet are exponential for the player:

- Full, deep, low frequency response from the high efficiency 12” ported woofer — doing what it does best. Excellent support of the low B fundamental of 5 string instruments
- A selective crossover point overcomes the “beaming” (pattern narrowing) effects of a full range signal being reproduced by larger low frequency drivers
-Lowers midrange and high frequency distortion by allowing the use of small, high performance cone transducers that would otherwise be unsuitable without the increased acoustic sensitivity obtained by the array design

This design provides a more open, smoother midrange and high frequency response because of the ideal natural characteristics of the mid-high frequency array when compared to a conventional tweeter, which cannot read more reproduce the crucial midrange frequencies without pattern control or un-natural distortion.

What this means in the context of performance is the most focused, defined, musical, smooth and seamless response possible throughout the BA12-3’s entire full-range bandwidth. Additionally, the placement of the Line Array in front of the 12” woofer further provides a type of “single point source” projection—think of it as concentric speakers, one inside of the other, in the same linear plane. Also due to line array principals the all-important mid and high frequencies have a much wider horizontal dispersion with a more controlled vertical pattern. This offers the most even projection possible around the perimeter of the stage and audience.

And now with the addition of the BA12-3 SLT slant version, the options for stacking both the straight and slant cabinets offer a variety of configurations which can enhance tonal details, projection and dispersion depending upon the venue or stage requirements.
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- Power Handling: 350 Watts
- Frequency Response: 32-15KHz
- Sensitivity 1W/1M: 98 dB
- Nominal Imp.: 8 Ohms
- Crossover Freq.: 800 Hz
- Weight Lbs.: 34
- Dimensions (H x W x D): 16” x 19” x 18”

Speaker components:
- One: Premium Faital neodymium 12” cast frame loudspeaker utilizing a unique dual-wound voice coil design for increased power handling and efficiency.
- Four: Premium Faital neodymium 3” mid/high cone drivers loaded into a sealed line array stack.

Input panel/crossover network:
Custom designed 6 dB/octave slopes in balance with the acoustical controls of each enclosure.
Two — Speakon NL-2 connector and two – ¼” sealed jacks; to reduce rear cabinet air loss and noise.

Cabinet construction:
Light-weight, multi-layer plywood construction
Heavy-duty textured black vinyl.
Black metal corners and top-mounted, recessed bar handle.
Custom, curved grille with a unique center “pleat” to protect the array column.
Large rubber feet.
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
8 Ohms
Shipping Weight: 40.5 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 23 x 22 x 19 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): BA12-3 STR

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Reviewers gave this product an overall rating of 5 out of 5 stars. (1 ratings)
Submitted June 12, 2019 by John E. Burns in Hollister, MO
"Genzler-Bass Array-12-3 Bass Cab."
Overall: 5 out of 5 stars
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I purchased (2) of these Cabs along with a Megellong 350 Amp Head. This is by Far the Best Bass Rig l have Owned to Date. I have Two Genz Benz Shuttle 90's and a Neo-212XL Cab. Plus 5 other Rigs and this is it. The Bass Array Set-Up Takes them All.
Musical Background:
50yrs. 20 instrumen's l play. Bass Now! Perform 125 nites a year.
Musical Style:
Rock(BLUES) Acid Western & Physcodelic Polkas and Lounge Metal.
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