This is one of the most popular powered speaker concepts on the market right now. Its physical design makes getting your power and speakers to and from your event easier than ever. The B-52 MATRIX-1500 is based on an ingenious design in which the subwoofer lies on its side and serves as a built-in roller cart for your system. The satellite speakers ride on top, strapped securely into a recess built into the front of the subwoofer cabinet.The sound system consists of two 10" two-way speakers and a 15" subwoofer as well as a built-in 1200-watt, three-channel amplifier. It is ideal for many different kinds of live presentations including DJ shows, bands, worship services, school functions and any other environment where clarity and volume are key.The MATRIX-1500 brings clarity, power and performance you can hear and feel and is the perfect choice for any portable PA application requiring reliable and outstanding sound quality. The MATRIX-1500 was designed using advanced acoustic and audio techniques with premium components, comprehensive protection circuitry, and robust construction to provide years of consistent, reliable performance.The MATRIX-1500 is the third generation of the popular MATRIX-1000 which for nearly a decade has been the choice of mobile entertainers, bands and clubs throughout the world. The engineering staff at B-52 painstakingly designed the MATRIX-1500 from the ground up over the last three years and literally, every aspect of this system has been improved upon. More power, proprietary efficient amplifier design with integrated BBE processing, new Celestion speaker components, detachable casters, a new ergonomic look are just some of the improvements you'll find in this new system.Powering this beast is a proprietary 1200-watt three-channel amplifier. A 700 watt Class-G amplifier drives the heavy duty 15" Celestion subwoofer, while a 2-channel Class-AB amp sends 250 watts to each of the full range satellite
15" Subwoofer & two 10" 2-Way satellitesIntegrated 1200W three channel amplifier in the sub cabinet700W sub channel - Class G2 x 250W sat channelsBBE Sonic Maximizer with LF Contour and HF Process controlsCombo XLR / 1/4" balanced stereo inputs and full-range outputsAdditional unbalanced RCA inputsLevel controls for subwoofer and satellite channels0/180 degree phase switch on subwoofer channelIntegrated X-over and signal processingBuilt-in compressor/limiterThermal and short circuit protecti
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I actually have the matrix 2000 system, a discontinued model. It is an amazing system...but ordering parts when it breaks is a nightmare. I have had mine for 8 years now and it just broke 2 months ago. The subwoofer quit working. 8 years isnt bad right? So I figured out it was the subwoofer amp board that was the problem. I cannot get parts from anywhere except B-52. So I called to try to order one. They required a copy of my ID and my Bank Card to take a payment. Company policy, no exceptions. I decided I wasn't going to do that and tried to order through guitar center. They sent the wrong part to guitar center. That was an hour and a half drive wasted. So I decided to go ahead and give them what they want and order the part myself. I filled out their part order form on A Tuesday. I had to wait until I had a price on shipping to send the credit card authorization form so they can process my payment. I did not get the shipping cost until Friday when I...
I Have had mine for 5 years and it still kicks ass, bought it 2nd hand, its heavy , love the covers that came with it.
I have the original model purchased about 10 years ago. It is still going strong and I've no problems with it. Excellent portable PA for medium sized rooms.
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