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9 years ago
8 years ago
Hey There - saw your thread and wanted to post a quickie for ya. I purchased the QSC 122i in October, used them for 3 or 4 corporate events over the holidays (I'm a mobile DJ), at my December 14th event the "tweeters" burned up and went out. Fortunatly I had a pair of backup speakers in my travel trailer. I can tell you that I was playing for an audence of 1200 and I was pushing the QSC's very hard (along with subs). But that one occurance has caused me to bail on the QSC speakers and I just purchased the JBL 515's based on a reccemendation last week. I've had them playing in my garage but they have not yet been on the road with me. I'm happy to post again once I've used/abused them. But, I was dissapointed that the QSC's failed me. I've used QSC amps for years and love them, but I can't have speaker failer on the job so I'll likely not go back to QSC speakers.
6 years ago
I had to look to find the QSC speakers HPR122i, and to drive 2 of these cabs at 500 watts each to cover an audience of 1200, I'd have them cranked to the max. The JBL PRX515 wouldn't be any different at 500 watts each. A 1,000 watts isn't much power for a live show at a large venue, even for disco music. These speakers are only a 100 watts more than the Mackie SRM 450's. So I really don't get it. If you want more power, more speaker coverage then you'll probably have more weight (bigger cabs) OR more speakers OR seperate components... btw the "D" in the JBL power stands for digital, it is probably some of the dsp from the Crown XTi series amps. Gear weight is always a problem for me, and I usually have to suffer with more weight to get the sound. jmo '87
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