Peavey has expanded the SP Series for live performance with the new SP 2P, capable of delivering up to 130 dB peak SPL.
The Sp 2P’s dual power amplifiers are low-distortion switching units that provide 1000 watts peak available power into the nominal 4 ohm load of the woofer, and a 500 watts peak available power into the nominal 8 ohm load of the tweeter.
The power supply for both amps is a switch mode type for low weight and high efficiency. Both amps have Peavey’s DDT compression, which virtually eliminates audible power amplifier clipping.
Like other units in Peavey’s SP Series, the SP 2P has a 15-inch Black Widow BWX series woofer, but now with a long throw voice coil for even stronger low frequencies. The 2-inch RX 22CT titanium diaphragm compression driver is coupled to a quadratic throat waveguide and has a coverage pattern of 100° horizontal by 50° vertical.
The back-panel of the SP 2P offers two independent mixed input channels each offer a balanced input to the preamp/EQ electronics and a level control. Each channel has one combo female XLR and 1/4-inch TRS phone jack, switchable between mic-level and line-level sensitivity.
Additionally, channel 2 has an added 3.5 mm media jack. A line-out section has male XLR connectors, and the Thru outputs allow linking of additional loudspeaker systems or feed of the signal to a powered subwoofer.
A rotary knob allows the user to select and choose menu options, such as the dynamic bass boost and 9-band EQ, on the LCD display screen. The SP 2P is fan-cooled for reliability.
Peavey’s SP 2P weighs in at just about 60 lbs and measuring 30-inches high by 20-inches wide by 20-inches deep. The SP 2P is constructed from plywood augmented with internal braces and covered with a textured black painted finish. The trapezoidal unit has a full-length coated perforated steel grille.
A four-way handle on each side provides ease of transport, while multiple fly points are provided to allow overhead rigging. A pole mount is also included.