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Samson Expedition XP115A

15" 2-way powered PA speaker — 500W peak

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Our take on the Samson Expedition XP115A

Samson's known for their expertise in portable PA systems. Now they're capitalizing on that experience with their Expedition Series portable powered speakers. The Expedition XP115A powered speaker combines portability, versatility, power, and convenience into an easy-to-use package. 

Samson's strength

Samson's known for their expertise in portable PA systems. Now they're capitalizing on that experience with their Expedition Series portable powered speakers. The Expedition XP115A powered speaker combines portability, versatility, power, and convenience into an easy-to-use package. 

rear view

In this rear view, you can see the controls and connections.

The Expedition XP115A offers 500 watts of output, more than enough to make yourself heard. The built-in Class D amp delivers that power to the 15" woofer and 1" tweeter, producing plenty of low end punch and clear details. All this is contained in an all-polypropylene enclosure that resists the thumps and bumps of the road, and also tilts back to serve as a floor monitor. The XP115 also features three handles and a standard-sized pole mount.

The back panel of the XP115A includes an XLR/1-4" input for microphones or line level devices, an XLR output to allow you to hook up additional speakers, and a contour switch that offers a 100 Hz or 12 kHz boost. Best of all, this powerful, convenient speaker weighs only 33 pounds. Let Samson lift your sound to new heights.

Product Highlights:

  • 2-way powered PA speaker
  • 15" woofer and 1" tweeter
  • 500-watt Class D amplifier
  • XLR/1-4" input for mics or line level devices
  • contour switch offers 100Hz or 12kHz boost
  • dimensions: 27"H x 18"W x 17"D
  • weight: 35 lbs.
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • Active PA speaker
  • AC power cord
  • Owner's Manual
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Features and Specs

Speakers
Drivers per speaker 2
Woofer Size (inches) 15
Tweeter Size (inches) 1
System Frequency response 50-20k
Maximum SPL 121
Electronics
RMS Power rating 250
Program Power rating N/A
Peak Power rating 500
Mic Inputs 1 XLR/TRS combo
Line Inputs XLR, 1/4"
Tone Controls Y
General
Width (inches) 18
Height (inches) 27
Depth (inches) 17
Weight 35 lbs

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Features

Two-Way Active PA Speaker: With 500 watts of Peak output power, the Samson XP115A loudspeaker offers booming low-end sound with excellent high-end punch through its 15" long-excursion low frequency woofer and 1" neodymium high frequency driver on 1" throat wide dispersion horn.

Rugged Portable Enclosure: The PA speaker's durable enclosure is made of high-impact polypropylene with a scuff-resistant textured finish, and include a heavy-grade steel grill, offering excellent protection against wear and tear for truly portable audio. For additional convenience and portability, the XP115A offers both top and side carry handles.

Inputs & Outputs: The back panel of the XP115A offers an XLR-1/4" combo input for microphones and line level devices. There is a rear-panel switch to select between Mic or Line. The PA speaker also provides an XLR Link output connector for daisy chaining additional speakers to expand your PA setup.

Volume & Contour Switch: The rear-panel volume control adjusts the overall signal level at the input of active PA speakers built-in amplifier. The rear-panel Contour switch enables and equalization curve that is ideal for music playback. 

Electronic Protection: The Samson PA speaker provides thermal, overload, analog limiter, & compressor electronic protection.

Mounting Options: The speaker cabinet's trapezoidal shape allows it to be configured for either front-of-house use, or for operation as a wedge-style monitor. In addition, the compact cabinets can easily be stacked, using the built-in bumpers or can be stand-mounted using the integral 1 3/8" pole-mount receptacles.

Applications: Combining exceptional portability and power, the XP115A is an ideal PA speaker for live sound setups. Perfect for bands, DJs, vocal presentations and much more, the Expedition XP115A is a versatile PA solution for serious performers. Offering stunning sound, power and versatility to portable PA, front of house and floor monitor applications at an affordable price, Samson's Expedition XP115A provides exceptional value to performers in search of serious PA support.

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