Peavey 15" Pro Rider 1508-8 CU CP Loudspeaker

Peavey 15" Pro Rider 1508-8 CU CP Loudspeaker

Peavey 15" Pro Rider 1508-8 CU CP Loudspeaker

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Peavey 15" Pro Rider 1508-8 CU CP Loudspeaker

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  • 1Description

Suitable for both subwoofer and woofer applications, the 15" Pro Rider 1508-8 CU CP Loudspeaker from Peavey has a power handling rating of 1,200 W in program mode, along with high efficiency, reduced distortion, and good overall sound quality. This subwoofer offers 8 Ω impedance that is suitable for both subwoofer and woofer applications. This subwoofer uses a strong and tough Kevlar impregnated cone that is water-resistant and has a specially designed deep roll accordion surround. The dust cap is also made of the same strong material.

The voice coil assembly on the driver uses thermoset insulated copper ribbon wire, edge wound and bonded onto a durable, heat-resistant, polyimide composite former. The coil wires are solderless diffusion welded to high conductivity OFHC copper foil leads, which are embedded inside the former assembly and attached to the tinsel leads with high temperature silver solder. The solder joint is then coated with a special, thermally conductive silicone adhesive for encapsulation and heat dissipation.

The voice coil assembly is bonded to the Kevlar cone and tough nylon composite spider, using a thermoset epoxy, originally developed for attaching nose cones on ICBM missiles. The spider and surround are bonded to the frame with a high strength adhesive. The magnet structure includes subtle changes to its geometry to improve power handling. The replacement baskets (sold separately) from the Pro Rider series will fit on standard BW magnet structures.

The vent plate assembly used on Low Rider drivers to increase power handling is included in this Pro Rider series loudspeaker. This results in a significant improvement in power handling capabilities and long-term power compression. This driver also features cast aluminum frames, replaceable basket assemblies, Rubatex gaskets, and highly reliable, spring loaded terminals.

The 1508-8 CU CP Pro Rider is specifically optimized for bass performance in very small vented enclosures, along with flat mid-bass and mid-range response for an accurate, clean, sound quality. It is suitable for compact enclosures, multi- driver subwoofers, and monitors where enclosure size is limited.

This Pro Rider driver is suitable for a wide range of sound reinforcement, high-level playback, subwoofer, and monitor applications as well as general purpose sound reinforcement. The enclosure size is reasonable and it delivers a strong performance from sub bass to upper mid-range. It features a vented and bandpass enclosure design.

Note: The Pro Rider can work with crossover points as high as 2.0 kHz, but works best below 1.5 kHz.

UPC: 014367124750
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Peavey 15" Pro Rider 1508-8 CU CP Loudspeaker
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Power Capacity 2,400 W peak
    1,200 W program
    600 W continuous
    Sensitivity 97.9 dB (1 W / 39.4" (1.0 m))
    Frequency Range 35 Hz to 2 kHz
    Cone Composition Kevlar impregnated cellulose
    Voice Coil Diameter: 4.00" (10.16 cm)
    Material: Copper ribbon wire, polyimide-impregnated fiberglass former, Nomex stiffener, and solderless diffusion welded OFHC copper leads
    Nominal Impedance Znom: 8 Ω
    DC Resistance Driver: 5.70 Ω
    Surface Area of Cone (Sd) 0.084 m2
    Efficiency Voice Coil & Magnet System: 22.70 T/M
    Resonance Free Air: 34.8 Hz
    Volume Volume of air having the same compliance (springiness) as the driver's suspension: 208.0 liters
    Force Restorative: 207.6 µM/N
    Mass Total: 3.54 oz (100.50 g)
    Characteristics Resonance Characteristics of Mechanical Factors: 8.78
    Resonance Characteristics of Electrical Factors: 0.242
    Resonance Characteristics of Electrical & Mechanical Factors: 0.235
    Distance Distance the cone can move in one direction: 0.18" (4.60 mm)
    Inductance 0.51 mH
    SPL 97.9 dB (1 Watt 1 m)
    Efficiency Electrical to Acoustical Conversion Efficiency: 3.50 %
    Air Displacement Displacement of the driver from negative Xmax to positive Xmax: 47.1 in³ (773.0 ml)
    Volume Displaced 209 in³ (3,426 ml)
    Diameter 15.0" (38.1 cm)
    Weight 18.0 lb (8.2 kg)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 24.2 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 18.4 x 17.7 x 8.3"

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