Yamaha BR15 Passive Unpowered PA Speaker Cabinet (400 Watts, 15")

Get the booming lows and high output of more expensive speakers at an unbeatable price! With a 15" woofer, Yamaha's BR15 cabinet handles 400 watts at 8 ohms. Unpowered. Requires separate power amplifier.
The BR-Series from Yamaha combines affordability with high performance. Five BR models are designed to fit the budgets of performing musicians, small churches, and schools, while delivering the full frequency response and high output of more costly systems. While "BR" presents "bass reflex", it also proves very appropriate for describing the line's advanced feature set...

Built Right

Combining their knowledge of acoustics and advanced computer controlled woodworking, Yamaha Music Manufacturing in Thomaston, Georgia, crafts the BR line of sound reinforcement loudspeakers to exacting standards. Each model's large steel handles, corner protectors, and built-in pole sockets, assure both durability and flexibility.

Better Response

BR cabinets are carefully designed for the best balance of small, easy to handle size and great low-frequency response, using Bass Reflex technology. High-frequency response is also enhanced with a 1" titanium HF driver and 90-degree by 40-degree non-resonant horn.

Best Reliability

All BR-Series models are covered by a three-year warranty. With integral protection circuitry built into the passive crossover, you can expect a long life of high output and minimal distortion. Whichever model you choose, your message is sure to be heard using BR-Series loudspeakers...and you can take the savings to the bank!

Note: Unpowered speaker, requires separate power amplifier.
- Woofer: 15 in.
- Tweeter (diaphragm): 1 in. titanium
- Frequency Response (-10dB): 60Hz-20kHz
- Power Handling (noise*/program/peak): 200/400/800 Watts
- Nominal Impedance: 8 ohms
- Nominal Dispersion: 90 H x 40 V C.D.
- Sensitivity (1W, 1m): 98dB
- Input Connectors: 2 x 1/4 in. Phone
- Pole Socket Size: 1-3/8" (35 mm)
- Dimensions (Approximate W x H x D): 19 in. x 25 3/4 in. x 14 1/2 in.
- Weight: 46.9 lbs.

*(EIA RS426)
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Base Item
Shipping Weight: 52 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 28 x 21 x 17 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): YAM BR15
For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 714-522-9011
Web: https://usa.yamaha.com/support
(34 ratings)
Submitted October 31, 2007 by a customer from gmail.com
"Great budget speakers"
Very good product for DJs or bands on a budget, but as always with a little more money you can get a better product. Although its not a bad buy by any means, if bands or DJs are looking to use this without subs at really high volume levels, you won't be satisfied. For use with subs, or in small to medium venues they are perfect.
Sound
For the price, you can't do much better in terms of sound quality. There will always be the issue of a 15' driver combined with a 1' HF driver producing terrible midrange, but for the price its not bad at all.
Features
Its pretty light, strongly built, good recessed handles. Only downside is there are only 1/4' input jacks, speakons would be nice, but they aren't needed.
Ease of Use
Its easy to use, just plug it into your amp and turn it on.
Quality
Built very well, like most Yamaha products. I had the rubber feet on one of mine rip off, but thats an easy fix. Overall they have survived the road and being dropped once without any issues.
Value
You can't get better new speakers for the money, period.
Musical Background:
DJ
Musical Style:
Top 40, Alternative, Rock
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