Peavey BWX Series 1201-8 Super Structure Black Widow Loudspeaker

BH #PE12018SSBWS • MFR #00560700
Peavey BWX Series 1201-8 Super Structure Black Widow Loudspeaker
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Peavey 1201-8 Overview

The Peavey BWX Series 1201-8 Super Structure Black Widow Loudspeaker features a Kevlar impregnated cone and a high-efficiency magnet structure to provide impressive sensitivity, reliability, and performance. The Kevlar impregnated cone is stiff, reducing its tendency to distort the shape of the voice coil, thus avoiding rubs and scrapes. You enjoy great power handling results from this stiffness, especially with large cone excursions. This cone also offers low distortion due to dampening of unwanted cone vibrations. The piston action of the Kevlar impregnated cone is extended to a higher frequency, while the range above is better controlled, with a reduction in vibrational breakup.

The magnet structure features a patented technology - a single piece, die-cast back plate/pole piece assembly. This construction eliminates an undesirable air gap in the magnet circuit, enhancing efficiency and reliability.

The Black Widow Speaker features a 4”, edge wound aluminum ribbon voice coil, wound on a space-age polyimide composite former for high efficiency and sensitivity, a die-cast aluminum alloy frame for exacting lifelong alignment of the assembly, an extra large vent in the magnet structure for superior cooling and linearity at high-drive levels, and heavy-duty spring-loaded terminals adhering to industry standards for color coding.

UPC: 014367124507

Peavey 1201-8 Specs

Size12.0" (30.5 cm)
Impedance8 Ω
Power Capacity1,400 W peak
700 W program
350 W continuous
Sensitivity99.5 dB, 1 W/1 m
Frequency Range60 Hz to 3.5 kHz
Cone MaterialKevlar impregnated cellulose
Voice Coil Diameter4" (10 cm)
MaterialVoice Coil:
Aluminum ribbon wire
Polyimide-impregnated fiberglass former
Nomex stiffener
Solderless diffusion welded OFHC copper leads
DC Resistance6.52 Ω
Surface Area of Cone (Sd)0.052 m2
EfficiencyVoice Coil & Magnet System: 19.6 T/M
ResonanceFree Air: 57.4 Hz
Volume0.066 m3
ForceRestorative: 172.8 µM/N
MassTotal: 1.6 oz (44.4 g)
CharacteristicsResonance Characteristics of Mechanical Factors: 4.84
Resonance Characteristics of Electrical Factors: 0.270
Resonance Characteristics of Electrical & Mechanical Factors: 0.257
DistanceDistance the cone can move in one direction: 0.10" (0.26 cm)
Inductance0.37 mH
SPL98.5 dB, 1 W/1 m
EfficiencyElectrical to Acoustical Conversion Efficiency: 4.49 %
Air Displacement16.5 (270.0 ml)
Volume Displaced109 (1,797 ml)
Continuous PowerMaximum: 700 Wpgm
Weight16.0 lb (7.3 kg)
Packaging Info
Package Weight20.6 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)16.6 x 15.6 x 7.4"
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Is this a mid range, bass or sub woofer?

Is this a mid range, bass or sub woofer?
Asked by: Alla G
The Peavey BWX Series 1201-8 is a 12" speaker with 8-ohm impedance intended for general PA applications, floor monitors, or for use with musical instruments (such as a replacement speaker for a guitar amplifier or speaker cabinet). With a frequency response range of 60 Hz to 3.5 kHz, it is suitable as a midrange driver and is capable of handling up to 350 watts of continuous power.
Answered by: Lisa
Date published: 2020-11-22
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