So many speaker series, but no info why?

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So many speaker series, but no info why?

Post by DMahalko » Thu Apr 18, 2013 2:40 pm

Is there some webpage that tells me what all these abbreviations mean and what the intended purposes are for each product line?

From the website, for loudspeakers:

- Impulse® Series
- EU™ Series
- PR® Series
- PV® Series
- PVX™ Series
- QW® Series
- SP® BX Series
- Versarray™ Series


I know Versarray is the ultra-high-end stacking enclosure used in stadiums and outdoor events, where you may want 10 of em in a hanging J-shaped stack in midair over 100,000+ people.

Is the ordering of the list important? Is a PR generally better than an Impulse?

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Re: So many speaker series, but no info why?

Post by JoshM » Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:46 pm

Other than the Impulse listed at the top, the rest of the list looks like it is pretty much alphabetical.
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Re: So many speaker series, but no info why?

Post by SemperFiSound » Thu Apr 18, 2013 6:19 pm

DMahalko wrote:- Impulse® Series
- EU™ Series
- PR® Series
- PV® Series
- PVX™ Series
- QW® Series
- SP® BX Series
- Versarray™ Series
PV - entry level
PVX - improved entry level
PR - slightly better
Impulse - beginning of the good stuff
SP - the Ford F-150
EU - nice stuff
QW - REALLY nice stuff
VR - mamma, I'm home

Hope this helps.
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Re: So many speaker series, but no info why?

Post by Josjor » Fri Apr 19, 2013 1:20 pm

Steve pretty much nailed it. I would only add that the PR, PVx, and PV series all use the same components. The difference is in the enclosure design and weight and while I'd still keep the PR series as the very entry level, to my ear the PV and PVx are nearly identical in performance and I might even give the edge to the PVx because it has the downward angle on the horn.

As a general rule, Peavey, like just about every manufacturer, has their product performance reflected in their price. Higher price = higher performance.
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