PL Series

Performance Loudspeakers for Q-SYS

The Q-SYS PL Series is a portfolio of performance installation loudspeakers designed to deliver premium sound for Q-SYS systems in a broader range of applications including entertainment, corporate, or higher education. From auditoriums and restaurants to nightclubs and sporting venues, PL Series offers multiple form factors, allowing you to design the optimal audio experience for each unique space. Pair a rich legacy of high-performance audio with the power and flexibility of Q-SYS to extend an integrated audio, video, and control experience to your Front-of-House applications.

Deliver the Right System for your Customers

Q-SYS PL Series loudspeakers provide an abundance of options to ensure the right solution anywhere in the venue that requires high performance audio. Each model features a weatherized enclosure (IP54) making them the perfect choice for indoor or protected outdoor applications.

Full Control and Monitoring for Entertainment Venues

The Q-SYS Platform offers a full-featured control engine that lets you deploy the right level of intuitive user control and system visibility for each stakeholder in the venue, while Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager lets you remotely monitor and manage the integrity of your system from anywhere.

Seamless Q-SYS Experience

PL Series performance loudspeakers are part of a comprehensive Q-SYS system portfolio
that delivers a holistic audio, video and control experience for the entire venue, from
auditoriums or lecture halls to performing arts or sporting venues.

                     SELECT A MODEL

Line Array

  PL-LA8 PL-LA12
Enclosure Configuration: Bass Reflex, two-way passive/bi-amp line array loudspeaker
Tranducers: LF: 8 in (200 mm), 2 in (50 mm) voice coil, neodymium magnet
HF: Compression driver, 1.75 in  (44 mm) voice coil
LF: 12 in (320 mm), 2.5 in (64 mm) voice coil, neodymium magnet
HF: 2x compression driver, 1.75 in  (44 mm) voice coil
Coverage (horizontal x vertical): 100° x 15° 90° x 15°
System bandwidth (-10 dB with EQ) 61 Hz-20 kHz (no subwoofer) 53 Hz-20 kHz (no subwoofer)
System Sensitivity 101.2 dB @ 1 W/1 m 102.3 dB @ 1 W/1 m
Max SPL* (continuous) 126 dB @ 1 W/1 m 129 dB @ 1 W/1 m
System Power Rating 46 Vrms, continuous 250 W @ 8 Ω 49 Vrms, continuous 300 W @ 8 Ω
Connectors 2x Speakon NL4 (cable connector not provided)
1x Euroblock (parallel to Speakon): Solid wire 8-24 AWG, 4 poles
Recommended Amplifiers Q-SYS CX-Q Series 4ch network amplifiers
up to four (4) loudspeakers per channel on CX-Q 8K4
up to two (2) loudspeakers per channel on CX-Q 4K4
Rigging angles 0.5, 1.5, 3, 4.5, 6, 8, 10, 12
Enclosure Material: Impact-resistant ABS
Enclosure Color: Black (RAL 9011)
Weatherization IP54
Stainless screws
UV and Corrosion treated grille
Aluminum Rigging
Hydrophobic Stainless Steel Mesh behind grille
Input cup (IP65) sealing with gland
Dimensions 10.7 x 20.1 x 13.7 in (272 x 512 x 349 mm) 15.4 x 24.4 x 15.8 in (392 x 620 x 381 mm)
Weight 30 lb (13.5 kg) 47 lbs (21.5 kg)

 

 

*1 m on-axis in free space; continuous IEC noise 6 dB crest factor into power rating
All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Point Source

  PL-DC24 PL-DC26 PL-DC8 PL-DC12
Tranducers: LF: 2x 4 in (102 mm), 1.3 in (33 mm) voice coil, neodymium
HF: Compression driver, 1 in (25 mm) voice coil
LF: 2x 6 in (170 mm), 1.7 in (44 mm) voice coil, neodymium
HF: Compression driver, 1.75 in (44 mm) voice coil
LF: 8in (200 mm), 2 in (50 mm) voice coil, neodymium
HF: Compression driver, 1.75in (44 mm) voice coil
LF: 12in (320 mm), 3 in (75 mm) voice coil, neodymium
HF: Compression driver, 3 in (75 mm) voice coil
Enclosure Configuration: Two-way, passive point source loudspeaker in bass reflex enclosure
Coverage (horizontal x vertical): 110° x 50° Symmetrical: 120° x 50°, 90° x 50°
Asymmetrical: 105° x 50°
(Reconfigurable half horn assemblies included)
Symmetrical: 90° x 50°, 70° x 50°, 110° x 50°
Asymmetrical: 100° x 50°, 90° x 50°, 80° x 50°
(Reconfigurable half horn assemblies included)
System Sensitivity 97.3 dB @ 1 W/1 m 102.2 dB @ 1 W/1 m 99.3 dB @ 1 W/1 m 102 dB @ 1 W/1 m
Max SPL* (continuous) 114 dB 121 dB 118 dB 124 dB
Enclosure Material: Exterior plywood
Enclosure Color: Black (RAL 9011)
Weatherization IP54
External plywood
Stainless screws
Treated grille vs. UV and corrosion
Hydrophobic stainless steel mesh behind grille
Polyurea Paint
Input cup (IP65) sealing with gland
Recommended Amplifiers Q-SYS CX-Q 4K4 (up to 4 per ch)
Q-SYS CX-Q 2K4 (up to 2 per ch)
Q-SYS CX-Q 8K4 (up to 4 per ch)
Q-SYS CX-Q 4K4 (up to 3 per ch)
Q-SYS CX-Q 2K4 (up to 2 per ch)
Q-SYS CX-Q 8K4 (up to 4 per ch)
Q-SYS CX-Q 4K4 (up to 3 per ch)

 

     

*1 m on-axis in free space; continuous IEC noise 6 dB crest factor into power rating
All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Subwoofer

  PL-SUB10 PL-SUB12 PL-SUB15 PL-SUB18
Tranducers LF: 10 in (250 mm), 3 in (75 mm) voice coil LF: 12 in (300 mm), 3 in (75 mm) voice coil LF: 15 in (380 mm), 4 in (100 mm) voice coil LF: 18 in (460 mm), 4 in (100 mm) voice coil
Enclosure Configuration Passive subwoofer in bass reflex enclosure
Coverage Omnidirectional Omni-directional or cardioid radiation modes selectable in Q-SYS; cardioid setup requires minimum two (2) units
System bandwidth (-10 dB with EQ)

43-100 Hz
Sub Crossover = 80

43-110 Hz
SubCrossover = 100

43-140 Hz
Sub Crossover = 125

40-100 Hz
Sub Crossover = 80

40-110 Hz
Sub Crossover = 100

40-140 Hz
Sub Crossover = 125

38-100 Hz
Sub Crossover = 80

38-110 Hz
Sub Crossover = 100

38-140 Hz
Sub Crossover = 125

34-100 Hz
Sub Crossover = 80

34-110 Hz
Sub Crossover = 100

34-140 Hz
Sub Crossover = 125

System Sensitivity 90 dB 1W/1m 93 dB 1W/1 m 97.5 dB 1 W/1m 96 dB 1 W/1 m
Max SPL* (continuous) 132 dB 137 dB 139 dB 140 dB
Enclosure Material Exterior plywood
Enclosure Color Black (RAL 9011)
Connectors 2x Speakon NL4 (cable connector not provided)
1x Euroblock (parallel to Speakon): Solid wire 8-24 AWG, 4 poles
Weatherization IP54 
External plywood
Stainless screws
Treated grille vs. UV and corrosion
Hydrophobic stainless steel mesh behind grille
Polyurea Paint
Input cup (IP65) sealing with gland
Recommended Amplifiers

Q-SYS CX-Q 8K4
(up to 2 per ch)

Q-SYS CX-Q 4K4
(up to 1 per ch)

Q-SYS CX-Q 8K4 (up to 2 per ch)
Dimensions 10.8 x 16.7 x 20 in
(275 x 425 x 510 mm)
12.7 x 20.6 x 24 in
(325 x 525 x 610 mm)
14.7 x 23.5 x 27.1 in
(375 x 598 x 690 mm)
20.9 x 24.4 x 29.15 in
(531 x 620 x 740.6 mm)
Weight 41.8 lb (18.96 kg) 53.1 lb (24.1 kg) 80 lb (36.3 kg) 102.2 lb (46.3 kg)


*1 m on-axis in free space; continuous IEC noise 6 dB crest factor into power rating
All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Coaxial

  PL-CA5 PL-CA6 PL-CA8 PL-CA12 PL-CA15
Enclosure Configuration Two-way, full-range coaxial loudspeaker in bass reflex enclosure
Tranducers LF: 5 in (127mm), 1.5 in (38 mm) voice coil 
Coaxial tweeter:  1 in (25mm) voice coil
LF: 6 in (170 mm), 1.75 in (44.5 mm) voice coil
Coaxial HF: compression driver, 1.4 in (35.5 mm) voice coil
LF: 8 in (200 mm), 2 in (50.8 mm) voice coil, neodymium
Coaxial HF: compression driver, 1.4 in (35.5 mm) voice coil
LF: 12 in (320 mm), 3 in (72.6 mm) voice coil, neodymium
Coaxial HF: compression driver, 3 in (76.2 mm) voice coil
LF: 15 in (380 mm), 3 in (72.6 mm) voice coil, neodymium
Coaxial HF: compression driver, 3 in (76.2 mm) voice coil
Coverage 115° conical DMT 115° conical DMT 110° conical DMT 80° conical DMT 80° conical DMT
System Bandwidth (-10 dB with EQ) 76 Hz - 20 kHz
(no subwoofer)   
61 Hz - 20 kHz
(no subwoofer) 
59 Hz -20 kHz
(no subwoofer)
38 Hz -20 kHz
(no subwoofer)
37 Hz -20 kHz
(no subwoofer)
System Sensitivity 88 dB 1W/1m 93 dB  1W/1m 97 dB 1W/1m 102 dB 1W/1m 100 dB 1W/1m
Max SPL* (continuous) 102 dB 109 dB 112 dB (passive)
116 dB (bi-amp)
115.5 dB (passive)
120.5 dB (bi-amp)
117.5 dB (passive)
122 dB (bi-amp)
Connectors 1x Euroblock: Solid wire 14 AWG, 4 poles 1x Euroblock: Solid wire 14 AWG, 4 poles 2x Speakon NL4
1x Euroblock: Solid wire 8 AWG, 4 poles
2x Speakon NL4
1x Euroblock: Solid wire 8 AWG, 4 poles
2x Speakon NL4
1x Euroblock: Solid wire 8 AWG, 4 poles
Recommended Amplifiers CX-Q 8K4
(up to 8 per ch)

CX-Q 4K4
(up to 6 per ch) 

CX-Q 2K4
(up to 4 per ch)
CX-Q 8K4
(up to 4 per ch)

CX-Q 4K4
(up to 3 per ch) 

CX-Q 2K4
(up to 2 per ch)
CX-Q 8K4
(up to 4 per ch)

CX-Q 4K4
(up to 3 per ch) 

CX-Q 2K4
(up to 2 per ch)
CX-Q 8K4
(up to 4 per ch)

CX-Q 4K4
(up to 2 per ch) 

CX-Q 2K4
(1 per ch)
CX-Q 8K4
(up to 4 per ch)

CX-Q 4K4
(up to 2 per ch) 

CX-Q 2K4
(1 per ch)
Enclosure Material: Exterior plywood
Enclosure Color: Black (RAL 9011)
Weatherization IP54 
External plywood
Stainless screws
Treated grille vs. UV and corrosion
Hydrophobic stainless steel mesh behind grille
Polyurea Paint
Input cup (IP65) sealing with gland
Dimensions 7.1 x 7.9 x 7.1 in  
(181 x 200 x 180 mm)
12.5 x 8.7 x 7.1 in
(316 x 220 x 180.5 mm)
16.1 x 11 x 9.3 in
(410 x 280 x 236 mm)
23.5 x 15.7 x 13.8 in
(597 x 400 x 350.4 mm)
26 x 17.3 x 15.2 in
(660 x 440x 386.5 mm)
Weight 8.8 lb (4 kg) 13.4 lb (6.1 kg) 24 lb (10.9 kg) 44  lb (20 kg) 50.7 lb (23 kg)
Optional Accessories (sold separately)  PL-CA5-YM horizontal yoke mount
PL-DC24-FM flush mount (ceiling or wall)
PL-CA6-YM horizontal yoke mount PL-CA8-YM horizontal yoke mount PL-CA12-YM horizontal yoke mount
PL-CA12-SL Link to suspend PL-CA12 with PL-SUB15
PL-CA15-YM horizontal yoke mount

 

*1 m on-axis in free space; continuous IEC noise 6 dB crest factor into power rating
All specifications are subject to change without notice.

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