Harbinger VARI V2312 Powered PA Speaker 12" - 2000W
The Harbinger VARI V2312 is a powered speaker that has enough power and projection for FOH (front of house) use, but has built-in DSP that allow for different voicings, including a floor monitor voicing that tweaks the sound to emphasize sonic clarity and nuances.
With its 2000W class D amplifier and 12" speaker, as a stage monitor it provides quite a lot of headroom for the money.
And with its 3-channel design that feature Bluetooth connectivity, this speaker is also more than capable of doubling as a portable PA system when needed, which again ups the value that you're getting.
Another cool feature of this speaker is its Smart Stereo routing, which lets you easily control a pair of VARI V2312 from one master unit.
- LF Driver: 12"
- HF Driver: Not Specified
- Power Rating (RMS): 1000W
- Power Rating (Peak): 2000W
- Frequency Range:40Hz-20kHz
- Maximum Peak SPL: 126 dB
- Inputs: 3 x XLR, 4 x TRS
- Outputs: 1 x XLR
- Mounting: Pole, Floor Wedge
- Weight: 35 lbs.
Owners of this speaker describe it as being clean and loud, able to handle a wide variety of sound sources from speech to different music styles. Sound techs, bands and DJs are impressed with the VARI V2312's performance as a stage monitor, commending it for its good overall sound quality. Value for money is another often commended trait, especially when considering its DSP and Bluetooth compatibility.
There are a few owners who feel that bottom end is lacking.
If you're looking for a versatile budget friendly powered speaker then check out the Harbinger VARI V2312.
Although this was previously on our recommended list, there are now more highly rated options available which you can see in our guide to The Best Powered Stage Monitors.