Yamaha DXR10 Powered PA Speaker 10" - 1100W (Discontinued)

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96 out of 100. Incorporating 200+ ratings and reviews.

Street Price: 

$700
Yamaha DXR10 Powered PA Speaker

Meta Analysis Overview

Our rating of 96/100 is based on analysis of 200+ 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 DXR10 is a portable pro-quality active PA speaker, with its 10" woofer, compact cabinet frame, and relatively lighter weight.

For its size, the DXR10 is capable of pumping more low end than you'd expect showcasing Yamaha's impressive ability to provide market leading quality.

At its core is a 700W (Continuous) rated amplifier with DSP FIR-X tuning technology for phase optimization.

Complementing its portable profile is the built-in 3-channel mixer that turns lets you use the speaker as a small PA system when needed.

Specifications:

  • LF Driver: 10" Cone, 2" Voice-Coil
  • HF Driver: 1.4" Throat Compression
  • Amplifier: Bi-amplified Class D
  • Output Power Peak: 1100W (950W LF, 150W HF)
  • Output Power Continuous: : 700W (600W LF, 100W HF)
  • Frequency Response: 56Hz - 20kHz (-10dB)
  • Maximum Peak SPL: 131dB
  • Enclosure: ABS Thermoplastic
  • Mounting: Pole, Floor Wedge, Fly
  • Inputs: 2 x XLR, 2 x 1/4", 2 x RCA
  • Outputs: 1 x XLR (Link)
  • Controls: Power Button, 3 x Level Knobs, Mic/Line Switch, D-Contour (FOH, Off, Monitor), HPF Switch (120Hz, 100Hz, Off), Mono/Stereo Switch
  • Dimensions: 19.75" × 12" × 12.25"
  • Weight: 32.2 lbs.

Pros
Warm and portable are two descriptive words that summarize what the market feels about the Yamaha DXR10. Users from various musical backgrounds are impressed by its warm sound, including musicians who use this speaker in conjunction with their keyboards or electric guitar rig. In addition to sounding good, many consider the weight to power ratio to be just right for mobile use.

Cons
There are a few who aren't too happy with its bass response and projection, but this maybe due to physical limitations with it having a smaller 10" woofer.

Overall
If you are looking for a portable, reliable and great sounding 10" powered speaker, then check out the Yamaha DXR10.

Unfortunately these are no longer available but you will find our current recommendations in our guide to The Best Powered PA Speakers.