Yamaha DBR12 Active PA Speaker (Single)


2-channel mixer with XLR, TRS Phone and RCA inputs
  • 1000 Watts
  • 1 x 12" Speaker
  • Optimised 50° Wedge Angle
  • 15.8 kg (34.8 lbs)
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Yamaha DBR12 Active PA Speaker
12″ 1000w max output

The DBR has the following features:

  • Custom designed transducers and wide-dispersion constant directivity horn
  • DSP Features of DSR-Series
  • FIR-X tuning simultaneously optimises frequency and phase response
  • Multiband dynamic processor for consistent clarity at any output Level
  • Extensive DSP protection functions for maximum output level
  • 2-channel mixer with XLR, TRS Phone and RCA inputs
  • 50°degree wedge angle & symmetrical mirror-mode floor monitoring
  • 3x M8 Rigging Points for standard eye-bolts (Brackets available as an option)

The DBR12 Active PA speaker features the same Yamaha state-of-the-art DSP technology inherited from its predecessors, ensuring superior performance and versatility, and safe, consistent operation.

The DBR12 can project deep bass, clear midrange and accurate high frequencies to the outer-most edges of a very wide coverage area and can boast 1000W of power.

The design incorporates an optimised 50° wedge angle for floor monitoring use and is also, for its size, the most portable powered speaker currently offered by Yamaha.

DBR12 Specification

Speaker type

2-way, Bi-amp powered speaker, Bass-reflex type

Frequency range (-10dB)

52Hz – 20kHz

Nominal coverage






Low Frequencies

Diameter:12″ cone, Voice Coil:2″, Magnet:Ferrite

High Frequencies

Diaphragm:1.4″, Type: 1″ throat compression driver, Magnet:Ferrite


2.1kHz: FIR-X tuning™ (linear phase FIR filter)

Output power

Dynamic:1000 W (LF: 800 W, HF: 200 W) / Continuous: 465 W (LF: 400 W, HF: 65 W)

Maximum output level (1m; on axis)

131dB SPL

I/O connectors

INPUT1: Combo x1, INPUT2: Combo x 1 + RCA pin x 2 (Unbalanced), OUTPUT: XLR3-32 x 1 (CH1 Parallel Through or CH1+CH2 Mix)



Heat dissipation

Fan cooling, 4 speeds

Power requirements

100 V, 100-120V, 220-240 V, 110/127/220V (Brazil), 50/60Hz

Power consumption

74W(1/8 Power Consumption), 18W(Idle)

Cabinet material



Side x 2

Flying and mounting hardware

Bottom x 2, Rear x 1 (Fit for M8 x 15 mm eyebolts)

Pole socket

35mm (Bottom x 1)



376mm (14.8″)


601mm (23.7″)


348mm (13.7″)

Net weight

15.8 kg (34.8 lbs)

Optional Accessories

BBS251, BCS251, BWS251-300, BWS251-400 (Optional Speaker bracket)

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