- one C1648P 16-channel powered mixer
- two PM15 15" speakers
- two C50S cables
- two M68 mics & cables
The unveiling of the new C1648P Concert Series Powered 16-Channel Console demonstrates Carvin's commitment to professional live sound. The C1648P includes more channel sends and additional EQ capabilities than our previous Concert Series boards, with a total of 8 channel sends: 6 monitors and 2 effects. The 4-band channel EQ features dual sweep parametrics with LO MIDS and HI MIDS giving you greater control of your sound. The four main buses (groups) feature their own compressor/limiter with a Link switch for tracking two compressors together, which a big plus for controlling drums, choir, etc. The Concert Series is designed for installations such as churches and performance venues, or for touring sound systems. Careful attention has been given to the features, sound reproduction and mechanical construction, making Carvin's new Concert Series mixers the ideal choice for most live sound applications. Professional features, unsurpassed sound, rugged construction and a price that can't be beat make the C1648P the ideal choice for your live setup, and best of all, it's made in the USA.
Simplicity In Operation
Ease of operation is incredibly important. The C Series consoles are designed with the operator in mind. Everything is logically arranged. Simply plug-in the channels, adjust the monitor levels and bring up the main L/R faders and you're up and running. If you need EQ (tone changes), simply dial in the sound you want. The C Series is designed on a small-scale platform making it easy to transport. No other console offers more channels per linear inch.
Power To Spare
The C1648P has a lightweight internal power amp, based on Carvin's DCM2004L. This 2000W amp produces plenty of power, yet only adds 8 pounds to the total weight of the console. Protection circuits including Soft Start, Short Circuit, No Load, SpeakerGuard&trade:, Thermal Shut-Off, and Amp Peak Limiters protect your speakers, while protect and clip indicators warn you of any possible issues. The 4 powers amps produce 2000W (500W X 4) at 4 ohms, and 1200W (300W X 4) at 8 ohms.
USB connectivity allows for ease of recording using a single cable to record your L/R stereo mix direct to your computer. The digital interface gives you the highest quality audio output for recording. You can send audio from your computer into the console via USB. Set-up playlists on your computer for hours of automated playback through your sound system.
Onboard Wireless Capability
The exclusive optional UX600 built-in wireless systems allow the C1648P to have up to 2 wireless units, whether it be mic or belt-pack systems. The advantage of adding these options now or later is that the operator eliminates cable clutter and simplifies setup. The wireless units are automatically routed to channel 1 & 2 on the console plus the internal power supply. Each system is connected with a simple plug-in connector and screwed in for solid reliable performance.
Our Quality Control Department personally inspects every mixing console. After the physical inspection, the most critical and most important part of QC testing is running every channel, master section and connector through Audio Precision™ computers to verify every function. This means everything meets 100% of its specifications. This is great assurance that every EQ section, every output delivers the highest voltages with the lowest possible THD.
The engineering and design is what you'd expect from Carvin's high-end manufacturing. Ultra low-noise, high slew rate IC's for exceptional sound. Sealed controls and switches guard against the elements while the "SMT" Surface Mount Technology construction ensures the integrity of each component. The rugged chassis incorporates the integral SwitchMode™ 90V-260V 50-60 Hz power supply. The C1648P is made in the USA at our San Diego, CA facility.
C1648P With Optional RW1648P Case
The PM15 is designed to stand alone as a full range sound reinforcement loudspeaker for small systems. The PM15 can be laid on it's side for a 60 degree angled stage monitor. Coupling the PM15 with an LS1501 15" subwoofer results in an ideal three way system with extended low end. Effective for both portable and permanent applications, featuring a 1-3/8" pole mount cup. Applications include:
- DJ system
- House of Worship
- Band PA
- Satellite system
The PM15 incorporates premium components housed in a rugged water resistant enclosure, designed for crystal clear sound in small to medium size venues. The high power drivers feature large magnet structures for high efficiency producing more output per watt than systems costing two to three times more. The woofer is protected by a heavy gauge steel powder coated grill. Two combination Speakon - 1/4" input jacks allow for versatile connections and chaining of speakers. Rubber foot pads on the bottom interlock with receptacles on the top for stacking two PM15s. The bottom pole mount cup offers universal mounting to pole stands and mounts.
- 6 monitor sends, 2 effects sends
- 4 band channel EQ with dual mid-sweep parametrics
- Two 5V USB power ports
- 4 bus compressor with link switches
Power: 2000w (500w X 4 @ 4 ohms); 1200w (300w X 4 @ 8 ohms)
Output Mode: 95% Efficeint Class D
Protection Circuits: Soft Start, Short Circuit, No Load, SpeakerGuard™, Thermal Shut-Off, Protect and Clip Indicators, Amp Peak Limiters
Freq. response: 20-20k Hz ±1 dB
THD distortion: .01% 20-20k Hz
E I N: -117 dBm
S/N Ratio: 90 dB
Dynamic Range: 104 dB
Mic Gain: 52 dB
Line Gain: 30 dB
Total Gain: 72 dB (balanced)
Max Output: +28 dBm
Power Req.: 120VAC 60Hz
Dimensions: 22.2" wide X 16.3" deep X 5.75" high (56.3cm wide X 41.5cm deep X 14.6cm high)
Weight: 25.1 lbs (11.4kg)
Made in San Diego, California
System Type: 15-inch 2-Way, bass-reflex
Frequency Response: 72 Hz - 18 kHz (-10DB) 88 Hz - 17 kHz (-3 dB)
Coverage Pattern: 90H x 30upV x 45downV
Crossover Frequency: 3 kHz
Power: 400W Continuous / 800W Program / 1600W Peak
Recommended Amplifier Power: 200w - 800w
Sensitivity (1w @ 1m): 96.5dB
Maximum SPL: 120dB / 126dB peak
LF Driver: 15-inch Woofer
HF Driver: 1-inch exit 1.5-inch VC
Nominal Impedance full range: 8 ohms
Enclosure: Molded Plastic
Mounting: 1-3/8-inch pole mount cup with clamp
4 fly points (requires 10mm X 1.5mm fly hardware - not included)
Transport: 2 side handles
Grill: Black steel
Connectors: 2 combo Speakon - 1/4 inch jacks
Dimensions: 17.87" wide X 13.87" deep X 27.87" high
Weight (each): 37.6 lbs
I've been using a Carvin C1648P running sound for bar bands for a few years now. This little board is great. It's got enough power for mains (running powered Subs) in every club I've taken it. The effects work fine, the compressors on busses 1-4 really help smooth out spikey singers. It's great having more than enough monitor channels as well. Great board, great reliability, great sound, and small enough that it is easy to move and fits OK even in small rooms where there's not much space.
Ernesto Zapata Hawaii
"I love these speakers. I have used them from outdoor events to clubs. They have such a full and rich sound. Every note is well produced. I use them in conjunction with the C1648P. Just about every band that I run sound for have said they sounded unbelievable! I would highly recommend them to anybody!!"