Peavey XR 1212 12-Channel Powered Audio Mixer (Discontinued)


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Peavey XR 1212
Peavey XR 1212

The Peavey XR1212 is a compact 12-channel powered mixer ideal for portable use and for small venue setups.

It comes with familiar mixing console format with dedicated input and EQ options per channel, as well as main EQ controls.

What's more interesting is how Peavey combined the mixer with a built-in dual 600W Class D amplifiers, while keeping the overall weight light.


  • Inputs: 12 x XLR, 12 x 1/4", 2 x RCA, 1 x 1/8"
  • Channels: 12
  • Power Rating: 2 x 600W (Class-D)
  • Phantom power: 12 Channels
  • Equalizer: 4-band (CH 1-10), 3-band (CH 11-12) (Channel), 9-band Graphic (Amp 1), 9-band Graphic (Amp 2)
  • Outputs: 2 x XLR, 1 x 1/4" (Mono), 4 x speakON (Mon 1, 2), 2 x RCA (Tape), 1 x 1/4" (Headphones)
  • Onboard Digital Effects
  • Weight: 18.4 lbs.


True to Peavey's reputation for longevity, the XR 1212's compact and solid build gets a lot of thumbs up. But it's not just about being solid, because many are just as impressed with its sound quality and ease of use. Feedback control is also well received, with many reporting that switching to this mixer made a big difference.


Aside from a few shipping related complaints, there aren't any other noteworthy issues with the XR 1212.


If you're looking for a reliable and compact 12-Channel powered mixer, the Peavey XR 1212 is highly recommended.

Unfortunately this is no longer available, but you can see our current recommendations in our guide to The Best Powered Mixers.