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  • Page 1 PVXp 12 DSP ™ Powered Speaker System Operating Manual
  • Page 2 (2) I’utilisateur de I’appareil doit accepter tout brouillage radioélectrique subi, même si le brouillage est susceptible d’en compromettre le fonctionnement. Warning: Changes or modifications to the equipment not approved by Peavey Electronics Corp. can void the user’s authority to use the equipment.
  • Page 3 ENGLISH Introduction Thank you for purchasing the powered Peavey PVXp™ 12 DSP powered speaker system. The PVXp™ 12 DSP features a reliable bi-amped power section that provides a total of 830 Watts of peak available dynamic power. With that much available power, speaker protection is critical. Advanced digital signal compression prevents audible overload, protecting the speakers from harmful distortion at high output levels.
  • Page 4 A typical signal source for the line-level inputs of the Peavey PVXp™ 12 DSP would be a sound reinforcement mixing console (mixer) or the output from a CD player, MP3 player or tape deck. A dynamic microphone can be connected directly via the XLR input and used when the Mic/Line switch in placed into the “Mic”...
  • Page 5: On/Off Switch

    LOWER REAR PANEL ON-OFF SWITCH (1) This rocker switch supplies AC power to the PVXp 12 DSP when switched to the ON position. The ON ™ position is with the top of the switch pushed “in” or nearly flush with the rear panel. FUSE (2) To replace the fuse, be sure to remove the IEC power cord from the IEC socket.
  • Page 6: Input Signal

    UPPER REAR PANEL PVX p 12 A.D.S.P Advanced Digital Signal Processing MASTER Push to Select LEVEL LINE LIFT STEREO INPUT THRU (summed) INPUT (4) The line-level input is of the medium impedance balanced type. The jack is a combo female XLR and 1/4" TRS connector.
  • Page 7 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS THRU jacks (8) These jacks are intended for the use of linking multiple PVXp™ 12 DSP’s in a line or to provide a feed to a pow- ered subwoofer, or other electronics that needs to receive a full range version of the input signal. LCD Display (9) Provides a menu read-out manipulated and activated by the Push-To-Select button (10) Push-To-Select button (10)
  • Page 8 Use of the PVXp™ 12 DSP with a Speaker Stand The PVXp™ 12 DSP has a stand mount cup molded-in so that the system can be stand mounted on a standard 1 3/8” (36mm) diameter stand pole. When using stands or poles, be sure to follow these precautions: Check the stand or pole specs to make sure that it can support the weight of the PVXp™...
  • Page 9 If the mixing board indicates clipping of its output signals, then all of the PVXp™ 12 DSP power capability is not being utilized cleanly. Clipping the signal before it gets to the PVXp™ 12 DSP is not optimal. Reduce the mixer output level and turn up the Level control on the PVXp™...
  • Page 10: Troubleshooting

    Rotate the “Push-to-Select” knob to choose the amount of boost or cut in 1dB increments from +6 dB down to - 6dB. these tone changes occur on top of an existing factory EQ preset. To exit the treble menu, press the “Push-to-Select”, the cursor will then shift back to the “function” side of the LCD.
  • Page 11 If so, turn off the PVXp™ 12 DSP and let it cool for a sufficient amount of time. If there is still no output, contact your authorized Peavey dealer or the Peavey International Service Center. Hum or Buzz If the PVXp™...
  • Page 12 128 dB with music as a source, when measured at a distance of 1M and driven to full output capacity. The system shall utilize a Peavey Pro 12 12” heavy-duty woofer and a Peavey® RX™14 1.4”...
  • Page 13 All associated rigging is the responsibility of others. This Peavey loudspeaker should be suspended overhead only in accordance with the procedures and limitations specified in the User’s Manual and possible manual update notices. This system should be suspended with certi- fied rigging hardware by an authorized rigging professional and in compliance with local, state or provincial, and federal or national suspension ordinances.
  • Page 14 A set of four M8 inserts on the top, designed to be used with the Peavey® Versamount™ 70+ mounting bracket. Group D A set of four M8 inserts on the right side, designed to be used with the Peavey Versamount 70+ mounting bracket.
  • Page 15: Specifications

    M8 inserts on the top, and a set of four on the right side in the handle recess, and a set of four on the bottom, which use the Peavey Versamount 70+ mounting bracket. Four rubber feet provide vibration free floor or stage use, and a molded-in stand mounting cup is on the bottom.
  • Page 16 Hum and Noise: Greater than 90 dB below rated power THD and IM: Typically less than 0.5 % Damping Factor: Greater than 100 @ 1000 Hz, 8 Ohms Power requirements of Peavey PVXp 12 System: Nominal 120 Watts, 100-240 VAC 50-60 Hz 12.6” / 320 7.87” / 200 5”...
  • Page 17 75 mm Features and specifications are subject to change without notice. Peavey Electronics Corporation • 5022 Hartley Peavey Drive • Meridian • MS • 39305 (601) 483-5365 • FAX (601) 486-1278 • • ©2012 Printed in the U.S.A. EX000155...
  • Page 18 Warranty registration and information for U.S. customers available online at or use the QR tag below Features and speci cations subject to change without notice. Peavey Electronics Corporation 5022 Hartley Peavey Drive Meridian, MS 39305 (601) 483-5365 FAX (601) 486-1278 Logo referenced in Directive 2002/96/EC Annex IV (OJ(L)37/38,13.02.03 and defined in EN 50419: 2005...

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