Read more. I'm looking to build a small, portable PA for small to medium rooms, and I'm thinking of potentially going with a pair of dxr15's, but I wonder how they would fair in smaller rooms (30-50 people, sometimes less). Yamaha DSR-115 1300-Watts Active PA Speaker. Yamaha DSR-112 1300-Watts Active PA Speaker. I liked the DBRs as I like all the current range of Yamahas for the money, but the DBRs do sound less bright and certainly lack the clarity of the DXRs. But to make it an apples-to-apples comparison, you need to compare using the Yamaha DSR 15's. Have you ever looked at the DSR115? Whilst I find this very hard to believe the specs say they go lower than my DXR15’s (depending on how this was tested and measured)!? dxr 10 is the best choice in this price range I agree with this I tried both the DXR12 and 10 and to me the 10 sounded the best, the 12 sounded a little boxy. And that includes vocals btw. We worked closely with Nexo engineers at their state of the art design facility in France to carefully voice and improve the cabinet designs to offer  clarity and extremely low distortion. DXR Series Breakdown Performance runs in the family, and like the acclaimed DSR Series before it, DXR Series loudspeakers offer superb high-definition sound and class-leading sound pressure levels-yet in a more compact and extremely functional design for more diversity. « Reply #6 on: November 05, 2013, 04:37:52 am » Can anyone comment on how they find stand mounting the DSR112's without handles on the sides? I did a comparison between the Alto TS210’s + TS212 Subs, Alto TS212’s and Yamaha DXR15’s a while back. I have read plenty of reviews on the Yamaha's and they seem to be good. it seems like the qsc k10 is going to remain my choice. not the same construction. Between DXR12 vs K12, the Yamaha wins. It is impossible to debate a fact based topic with someone who base their arguments on speculation...they can never be wrong, all they have to do is argue what they think/believe. Combining the series with Yamaha's newly designed DXS subwoofers (sold separately) will further elevate your system's performance, giving you wider control of its thunderous bottom end. DXR Series Loudspeakers ... or seamlessly integrate into a setup utilizing DSR or DXS Series speakers. The cabinets used for the DSR line are made from highly braced wood to allow the extreme SPL output. Yes, I know ... those are not pregnant ABS and wooden and blah ... For my part, with this configuration (I think I still buy a second box later) I am fully satisfied. 79001. I was after 4 new monitors to go with my DSR FOH rig. Hey there! There is a reason why you can't just throw any horn into a Meyer box for example and maintain system integrity...if this was as easy (and silly) as it seems everybody would be doing it. DXR Series Breakdown Performance runs in the family, and like the acclaimed DSR Series before it, DXR Series loudspeakers offer superb high-definition sound and class-leading sound pressure levels-yet in a more compact and extremely functional design for more diversity. ... but it's heavier and the price is more especially with the rebate on the dxr's and some reviews/comments prefer the dxr for DJ work the dsr for live sound. That is fine for my use mainly discomobile. I don't need it to be ear-blisteringly loud, but I'm intrigued that a pair of them have enough low-end power to fill spaces without subs. Notify me when this product is in stock . I found the Alto sub to sound very muddy and boomy and there was a lot of port noise! There is a high powered 1020W matching 18” subwoofer with a built-in low pass filter (LPF) to complete the DSR line. The DXR feels like it's going to last 20 years he DBR feels like it may drop and break the plastic etc. Hi guys,since many KPA users rely on Yamaha´s DXR series as active FRFR monitors, many potential buyers ask themselves whether to get the DXR12 or the DXR10. I’ve used the DXR15’s in small rooms fine. The DBR and DXR range of powered speakers replace Yamaha’s ageing MSR400 boxes and allow it to compete in the current, hotly-contested, prosumer market. Be the first to review this product . DBR Series powered loudspeakers are the most portable and compact, while harnessing the same state-of-the-art Yamaha DSP, amplifier and speaker technologies developed for the professional DSR Series and DXR Series. Custom designed transducers were developed to handle the high outputs from the amplifiers offering remarkable output and clarity. The DZR / DSR / DXR / DXS / DXS-XLF powered speakers/subwoofer series provide superb high … Then there's the 7 year warranty. BUT, they're also the heaviest of the three. In this case I preferred the DXR15’s by themselves. I got to try the 12-inch version of each range. The DXR's are nice. You've really … The Yamaha continued to sound clean and clear when driven but the Alto’s started to noticeably break up. They design for a specific performance which may also include a custom compression driver too and it must work with the rest of the system. Yamaha DXR Series Loudspeaker sever since we first started developing professional audio equipment in the 1960s, we've made it our goal to stay at the forefront of the technology curve. And despite the superior performance, the people who buy the Yamaha boxes do so primarily because of the price/performance they cost and offer respectively...they either can't, or don't have the need to spend more for their needs. Yamaha did a great job on the DXR series.... so much so that it ate into their DSR series sales. The amplifiers, power supplies and transducers are protected by multiple protection circuits to deliver maximum output . Well to be totally honest, I A/B'ed DSR 112s and K12s, but I have been told the only difference between the DSR and the DXR is the box. Housed in durable, compact ABS enclosures, the 15" DXR15mkII 2-way speakers represent Yamaha's latest sound reinforcement technology. Thanks Chris that’s very interesting and useful to read. I own both DXR and DSR. Alto Truesonic TS310 - Tested - Sound very good, Already have an account? They come in different sizes, with woofers from eight (in the DXR) or 10 (in the DBR) to 15 inches, plus 12- and 15-inch subs in the DXR range. oddly enough, the … This could be the year. - Yamaha - United States, DXR10 DXR-10 DXR12 DXR-12 DXR8 DXR-8 DBR10 DBR-10 DBR12 DBR-12 DBR15 DBR-15 DSR112 DSR115 DSR215 DSR-112 DSR-115 DSR-215. Extensive DSP allows up to 138dB of SPL. People who can afford PS, GEO S, UPA, UPQ or X12 series boxes are not buying DSR boxes instead, and I don't think they will run out and buy the new boxes either. The DSR112 and DSR115 have fly points for suspended installation. Jan 3rd 2018 #1; I currently have Alto 112's and they sound OK I guess, but they don't have quite the presence and range of sound that I'm looking for. sclaytonmd; Jan 3rd 2018; sclaytonmd. Enjoy Extended Returns thru Feb 01, 2021! They sound amazing. The clarity & projection of the Rhodes voices split with LH acoustic bass is really good! I have yet to hear any 12" that could put out the LF like a 15" (in the same price range). The low end of the DXR15’s was much more defined and the sound overall was much clearer and detailed. Three fly points allow suspended mounting. Yamaha DXR10 vs DXR12 or DXR15. DBR, DXR and DSR Series Powered Speaker Comparison. However Yamaha are advertising these has having “unrivalled low frequency bass sound reproduction”. their powered mixers have issues and the warranty response on them isn't good (based on online googling). Yamaha offers all buyers of DZR / DSR / DXR / DXS / DXS-XLF speaker systems a warranty extension of an additional 60 months resulting in a 7-years warranty overall*! You have until Feb 01, 2021 to return or exchange items bought after Oct 19, 2020. Yes this may be true. Yamaha DSR-Series takes portable active loudspeakers to the extreme limits of their potential. It's build in similar standard to the old mackies even though it sounds a heap better. This line was developed to deliver the highest output in the class with extremely accurate resolution. Cabinet material is ABS composite, increaseing  rigidity and eliminating cabinet induced distortion. They tend to suffer from a rather "nasal-like" quality at higher volumes. I'd like to run everything through it—vocals, synth, and sample playback machine (drums, guitar). actually, i think the dxr series compares more to the k series. Also at higher volumes there was a lot of port buzzing from the Alto TS212 Sub but the Yamaha DXR15 didn’t have any of this. Yamaha Powered Speakers, the DBR and DXR Series. They offer 2  input channels one can accept a microphone via a switch on the rear of the unit.which engages a preamp. Looks like a major update to the DXR series larger 2" voicecoil on horn and 3" on woofer but the whole series is heavier. Seems like it should have more output and slightly more bass response, though I must admit don't see it mentioned as often as the DXR15 nor the DSR112. The specs look very impressive on paper! Using highly efficient Class D amplifiers with 1500W of power, and a switching power supply with power factor correction we eliminated the need for fan cooling. U brackets are available for each model, and multiple fly points allow suspended installation . Yamaha DSR118W 18" Active Subwoofer System. But I'm having problems finding reviews on the Turbosound IQ series. The DXR Series loudspeakers are perfectly suited for front-of-house sound, monitors, simple amplification, rigged applications and more. It's worth the extra in build quality alone! Despite the Alto’s being pretty good for the money they were not even close to the DXR15’s regarding clarity!! The DXR15’s go surprisingly deep and the clarity in the low frequencies was significantly better. I hesitated with the DSR Series from Yamaha. If you're choosing between those three, I'd go with the DSR's. Low Cost DBR Powered Speakers and the Mid Grade DXR Series All the DBR Speakers utilize the same DSP that yamaha has equiped in the DSR, and DXR series speakers. When you buy products through links across our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Hi , Im looking at purchasing the following Yamaha Dxr 12's & Dxs 15 Subs Vs Turbosound IQ 12'S & 15 Subs . SKU. Details. Quite possibly but I'm more interested in the KW122 vs the DXR series. I like the boom and presence of a Marshall amp and I just can't get that out of these. Sam I think that was me. Engineers who design pro systems do not design the horns in a vacuum and they (usually) do not design a generic product. My only complaint is the mid range of the acoustic piano voices aren't quite as strong and often sound "muddy." we are Yamaha dealers & from my perspective Yamaha may have had done such a good job with the DXR that they are taking the opportunity to move upmarket..eventually (i believe) replacing the DSR with the new DZR series. These loudspeakers use outboard A/D convertors to reduce noise and improve dynamic range. They also said the DZR’s are designed to not only be the loudest in its class but also offer the deepest bass extension in its class. ... After having some experience with Yamaha DSR's and JBL PRX systems, I find I don't care for the sound of the KW tops. They have a darker, hollow sound (hard to describe) and the high frequency dispersion is just not as good when compared to my DSR's or JBL's. I would be very happy if the DZR12 is a noticeable improvement over the DXR15 in terms of audio quality, depth of bass and output! dsr has the wood cabinet and uses neo speakers. ... DBR Series - Yamaha’s most portable line of powered loudspeaker, these three models (10”, 12” and 15”) offer lightweight, high impact plastic enclosures and offer 1000W of digital power (700W for the DBR10). Is there any other powered speakers that will be a step up from the DXR15’s in audio quality, depth of bass and output? Lets just wait until the product is out and we will see how good it holds up then. I have just had a reply from Yamaha and they said the DZR12 definitely goes deeper than the DXR15’s. 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