Beta 12" Trapezoidal 500w RMS 8 ohm Full Range PA Speaker


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The Beta 12" Speakers is perfect for all applications where you want a warm and crystal clear "British Tone".

The Beta BB112 can be used for:

  • Mobile Use
  • Monitoring
  • Home Cinema
  • Pub & Club Installs inside and outside
  • Worship Installation
  • Point Source FOH
  • Side Fill
  • Stage Monitoring

Key Features:

  • 500W (RMS) / 2000W (peak) power handling
  • British Designed BDP12 Cast Alloy Driver with a 3'' voice coil!
  • BRC175 Titanium domed crossover
  • Horn dispersion (60° x 90°)
  • Able to produce a maximum SPL of up to 128dB 
  • Rugged birch multiplex/MDF hybrid enclosure
  • Rigging Points: 10 x M8
  • 2mm metal grille backed with jet black acoustic foam behind
  • Acrylic enamel, black grille, and easy-grip handles
  • Countersunk Extra Tick "ding proof" grille to prevent grill damage when on tour
  • Acoustic foam behind the grille to prevent moisture and dust ingression
  • Weight 14kg

We have been making the Beta Speakers for over 30 years and the reason they are so popular is that you can hear every note. The bass mid and tops are all present in the correct balance.

    • This 12" speaker delivers the clarity demanded in an ultimate gigging system.

    • Offering incredible long throw and short-throw performance, BishopSound Beta 12"s deliver the stunning British sound quality and clarity from the front of the venue all the way to the back.

    • BishopSound is fast becoming the number 1 choice of PA for bands, DJs, rental companies, installations and more all over the world because of the superb sound and build quality and affordability.

    • We use our purpose-made BDP12 cast alloy main driver with its British Paper Cone and our BRC175 Titanium domed HF unit. You can see the full details of this in our driver's section on this site.

    • Experience the sensational British tone of the Trapezoidal Beta 12 Listen, feel the warmth and enjoy hearing every note projected with British precision.

    • Constructed using our own specification Danish MDF for the perfect balance of tone and weight. The super tough, 4 coat PU paint finish and thick metal grille protect the speaker.

    • The tone is British and designed for our music. Watch your customers sit up and listen to our amazing clarity of tone.

    • 500W (RMS) / 2000W (peak) power handling
    • British Designed 12''/1'' full range mid/high unit
    • Horn dispersion (60° x 90°)
    • 12'' low/mid speaker with a 3'' voice coil, and 1'' HF driver with a 1.75'' voice coil
    • Able to produce a maximum SPL of up to 128dB 
    • Rugged birch multiplex/MDF hybrid enclosure
    • RMS: 500W
    • Program: 1000W
    • Peak: 2000W
    • Nominal Impedance: 8 Ohms
    • Frequency Response: 50Hz - 20kHz
    • Protection Crossover fused with a lamp
    • Connections: 2 x SpeakON NL4 in and out
    • Pole Mount: 35mm
    • Rigging Points: 10 x M8
    • Handles: 2 x Steel
    • Enclosure: Hybrid (birch multiplex / MDF)
    • Grille: 2mm metal grille backed with black acoustic foam
    • Finish: Acrylic enamel, black
    • 12'', two-way, point source speaker
    • Max SPL 135dB peak
    • Trapezoidal, 18mm wooden enclosure
    • Countersunk Extra Tick "ding proof" grille to prevent grill damage when on tour
    • Acoustic foam behind the grille to prevent moisture and dust ingression
    • Weight = 23kg
    • Dimensions  = 35cm x 38cm x 59cm

    This cabinet contains our purpose-made BDP12 cast alloy woofer and BRC175 HF 100w RMS Titanium dome compression, driver.


    • Nominal Overall Diameter = 312 mm Nominal Impedance 8 Ω
    • Nominal Voice Coil Diameter = 75 mm Musical Power 600 W
    • Magnet Weight = 8 OZ Rated Power 400 W RMS
    • Flux Density = 1.2 T Sensitivity@1W/1m 95 d B
    • Weight = 6.3 Kg



    • Resonance Frequency = Fs 45.0 Hz
    • Mechanical Q Factor = Qms 10.91
    • Electrical Q Factor = Qes 0.52
    • Total Q Factor = Qts 0.48
    • Mechanical Moving Mass = Mms 72.34 g
    • Mechanical Compliance = Cms 92.1 um/N
    • Force Factor = BL 18.225 Wb/m
    • Equivalent Acoustic Volume = Vas 34.9 It.
    • Maximum Linear Displacement = Xmax ±3 mm
    • EBP = 140
    • Xlim = 18mm
    • Reference Efficiency = ηo 1.580 %
    • Diaphragm Area = Sd 90.1 Cm2
    • Losses Electrical Resistance = Res Ω
    • Voice Coil Inductance@ 1K Hz = LE m H


    • Magnet = Ferrite
    • Voice Coil Winding = Copper
    • Voice Coil Former = Kapton
    • Cone = Paper
    • Surround = Treated Cloth
    • Dust Dome = Paper
    • Basket = Diecast Aluminium


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    Effective on all purchases from 1st January 2021

    With a returns rate of less than 1% we are proud to offer the BishopSound Lifetime Guarantee at no extra cost to you

    BishopSound Limited will undertake to guarantee the product will be free from defective workmanship and materials for the reasonable life of the product.

    What is covered in the guarantee?

    BishopSound Limited will at its discretion and expense either repair the defect using new or refurbished parts, or replace the Product with a new or re-manufactured Product of a reasonable equivalent. In all instances BishopSound Limited’s liability will not exceed the original Purchase Price.

    What is not covered with the guarantee?

    If we find a genuine fault or defect in your item that shouldn’t be there based on normal use, then we’ll repair or replace it for free– no questions asked. But, if that speaker has been unloved or beaten to within an inch of its life, then it might be time to buy a new one! In any case, we’ll review each case and will let you know if we can fix or replace it.

    The warranty stated above is the sole and exclusive remedy and BishopSound Limited’s performance shall constitute full and final satisfaction of all obligations, liabilities and claims with respect to the Product. In any event, BishopSound Limited shall not be liable for and consequential, incidental, economic, property, bodily injury or personal injury damage arising from the product, any breach of the warranty or otherwise.

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    If no proof of purchase available product lifetime will be measured on date of manufacture.

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