JBL Professional SRX815P 15" 2000W Powered PA Speaker

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95 out of 100. Incorporating 80+ ratings and reviews.

Street Price: 

$1,419
JBL SRX815P 15" 2000W Powered PA Speaker

Meta Analysis Overview

Our rating of 95/100 is based on analysis of 80+ sources comprised of online reviews and discussions. Under the Pros and Cons headings below you'll find a condensed analysis of what those owners and users have been saying. Feel free to ask questions or add your thoughts in the comments section.

The SRX815P is a showcase of JBL's brand of reliability and sound quality.

This one is packed with big HF/LF drivers, with a 15" woofer and a 3" tweeter, and is meant to fill up big spaces with its 2000W power rating.

For improved protection of its components, JBL opted for a plywood enclosure.

It's traditional wooden cabinet is contrasted by its modern DSP components with Ethercon connectivity for convenient tuning via JBL's HiQnet Performance Manager software.

Specifications:

  • LF Driver: 15"
  • HF Driver: 3"
  • Amplifier: Class D Bi-Amplified
  • Output Power Peak: 2000W
  • Output Power Continuous: 1500W
  • Frequency Response: 44Hz – 20kHz (-3dB)
  • Maximum Peak SPL: 137 dB (1m)
  • Crossover Frequency: 1.9kHz
  • Enclosure: 18mm Plywood
  • Mounting: Pole, Floor Wedge, Fly
  • Inputs: 2 x XLR/TRS Combo
  • Outputs: 2 x XLR
  • Controls: Ch1, Ch2, Master
  • Dimensions: 27.2" x 18.03" x 18.82"
  • Weight: 63 lbs.

Pros
Owners of this speaker love it because of its good combination of power and sound quality. Many report that it outperforms similarly priced speakers especially when used outdoors - this goes for music and speech applications. Coming from JBL, the SRX815P also meets the expectations of users when it comes to rugged durability. While it gets a lot of thumbs up as a front of house speaker, there are some musicians who recommend this as a great floor monitor.

Cons
As expected, there are a few who caution that the SRX815P is quite heavy and bulky.

Overall
With its wooden enclosure, and big drivers, the SRX815P is a good step up for those who are looking to upgrade their PA speakers.

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 PA Speakers.