Summer NAMM: Peavey Adds Powered SP 5.5P To Popular Loudspeaker Series
PEAVEY ADDS POWERED SP 5.5P TO POPULAR LOUDSPEAKER SERIESAUSTIN, Texas (Summer 2006 NAMM exhibit #1746)—Peavey proudly introduces the SP 5.5P, an updated and powered version of its SP 5 loudspeaker enclosure. Peavey's legendary SP Series has been a sound-reinforcement staple for more than two decades, and this powered version is lighter and louder than ever.The SP 5.5P features a 15' Peavey Black Widow loudspeaker with a 4' voice coil and field-replaceable basket for quick, easy on-the-gig repair. These enclosures also feature RX 22 compression drivers with ferrofluid cooling and patented Quadratic Throat Waveguide technology, which yields dramatically reduced horn distortion and clearer sound. In addition, the horn's innovative asymmetrical design aims the sound down to the audience, not over their heads.The power section features a bi-amplified, 1000-watt power amplifier with exclusive DDT speaker protection, full-range 1/4' and Neutrik Speakon I/O and a Loop In/Out jack for daisy chaining multiple units. Nine-ply Baltic birch construction utilizing extensive internal bracing produces far tighter bass response than plastic speaker boxes, especially below 200 Hz, as plastic designs lose low-frequency energy through vibration. The SP 5.5P also includes built-in stand-mount adapters and black carpet covering.The Peavey SP5.5P enclosure will be available in Q3 2006 from authorized Peavey retailers.Features· Bi-amplified powered system with 1000 W total peak dynamic power · Individual DDT compression speaker protection per power amplifier· 15' Black Widow woofer with 4' voice coil· RX 22 compression driver with ferrofluid cooling· Patented Quadratic Throat Waveguide technology with asymmetrical horn· Nine-ply Baltic birch construction· XLR (M/F) line-level balanced inputs and 1/4' TRS · Separate mixed mic XLR input· Loop Out/In jacks allow easy daisy-chaining of multiple units· Stand-mount adapters included· Black carpet covering· 69 lbs.· Made in the U.S.A.