Two-way 12-inch point source loudspeaker with directivity control

The Q-SYS PL-DC12 is a two-way passive point source loudspeaker with directivity control that delivers premium sound for a broad range of venue types in entertainment, hospitality, corporate and higher ed applications. This 12-inch model offers a reconfigurable and rotatable horn, enabling symmetrical or asymmetrical coverage for better control over where sound needs to be heard. Thus, the PL-DC12 offers the flexibility and adaptability to be deployed as stage fills, delays, or placed front-of-house in smaller venues.  


  • 12-inch LF transducer + HF compression driver in a bass-reflex enclosure 
  • Weatherized (IP54) wooden enclosure for indoor and protected outdoor environments 
  • Includes reconfigurable and rotatable half-horn assemblies for better control over sound coverage 
  • Pairing with Q-SYS CX-Q 4ch network amplifiers enables custom voicings and filter sets for quicker deployment and better sonic performance 
  • Several mounting options available for a variety of spaces and venue requirements


  • Deliver the right system for your customers: The PL-DC8 features an 8-inch transducer and high-frequency compression driver in a bass-reflex enclosure that provides a high-performance solution for front-of-house in small to medium-sized venues such as auditoriums or performance theaters. Additionally, the reconfigurable and rotatable horn ensures proper sound coverage.  Pairing them with Q-SYS network amplifiers extends several benefits, from custom loudspeaker voicings and protection safeguards to advanced telemetry, helping to speed up deployment and deliver an optimal system operation experience.
  • Full control and monitoring for Entertainment: Deploy intuitive user control interface for any operator in the venue. Similarly, enlist Q-SYS Reflect Enterprise Manager to remotely monitor and enable system visibility, even allowing an offsite technician to identify and troubleshoot issues from any web browser.  
  • 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.
Transducers 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 loudspaker in bass reflex enclosure
Coverage (horizontal x vertical): 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 102 dB @ 1 W/1 m
Max SPL* (continuous) 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 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.