Big Gig Rig 22 - Passive 3400w RMS 15" Tops and 18" Subwoofer PA System

BGR22

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This hugely popular and highly respected point source PA System comprises of:

2 x Delta 700w RMS 15" Two Way Full Range Tops

2 x Delta 1000w RMS 18" Subwoofers

2 x 35mm Screw-in Professional telescopic poles

Key Features:

  • Sound for 1200+ people
  • 100% Long Lasting 18mm and 15mm 13 ply Marine Birch Plywood
  • 4 Coats of thick Jet Black PU paint
  • Glued Screwed and bolted
  • BishopSound Cast Alloy purpose-designed drivers
  • Heavy-Duty Recessed 16 gauge powder-coated grille with acoustic foam behind to prevent water ingression
  • Point source - 120-degree x 60-degree Dispersion
  • British Engineering -  British Design - UK Stock

With enough power, for over 1200 people this most popular combination of 100% Birch Marine Plywood 15" Two-Way Tops and single 18" Subwoofers remains the backbone of Professional DJs and Live Bands up and down the UK.

BD115 - Summary

The 18mm Birch Marine Plywood BishopSound BD115 is a 2-way, 15-inch full-range, trapezoidal loudspeaker with an extended frequency range.

Designed for portable PA applications including Point Source, Front of House, side and drum filling as well as sound reinforcement. The low distortion waveguide provides optimal 120° H x 60° dispersion for optimal audio performance. The result is exceptional British audio quality.

The high excursion British Designed Cast alloy BDP15FR 15" LF Driver includes a low mass voice coil for improved transient response and punches in the low-end. The BishopSound titanium dome BRC175 44.4mm compression driver delivers extended high-frequency reproduction.

Combined together, the two drivers produce an extended frequency range (40 Hz, 20 kHz -10 dB) capturing every note and tone of the original recording just as it was intended. The drivers are matched using an internal passive crossover network in a reflex-loaded enclosure for optimal audio performance. 

Many ask me how good is this speaker? Comments from customers include:

“For the first time, every note our band played and sang was heard – What a sensational sound – thank you”
“These speakers are more like Studio Monitors, not PA They are amazing”
“Last night our band gigged with these and gave out more business cards than ever before – superb sound and 10 times better than Peavey”

Key Features of the BD115

  • 2-way full-range loudspeaker and stage monitor for portable PA applications
  • Genuine 600 Watts RMS 1200 Watts continuous, 2,400 Watts peak power
  • 4 Coats of durable PU chip-proof paint
  • High excursion 15" low-frequency driver with low mass voice coil for improved transient response
  • Titanium dome 44.4mm 100w RMS compression driver with extended high-frequency reproduction
  • Low distortion waveguide provides 120 x 60 dispersion
  • Hard-wearing 18mm (13-ply) Marine Birch Plywood construction
  • Rugged powder-coated extra-thick perforated steel mesh grille
  • Durable handles for easy lifting and carrying
  • 35mm pole mount for accurate audience coverage
  • Neutrik Speakon NL4 connectors in/out for reliable long-life operation

CONSTRUCTION & CONNECTIVITY

The BD115 Loudspeaker encases the LF and HF drivers in the hard-wearing painted (with 4 coats textured, tough durable acrylic polymer paint) 18mm Plywood enclosure. The front of the loudspeaker is fitted with a 5mm thick powder coated perforated steel mesh grille, backed with reticulated foam to protect all the internal components from dust or moisture ingression.

The robust design and construction ensure that the BishopSound BD115 Loudspeaker can withstand with rigours of extended live use.

Two Neutrik speakON NL4 connectors are fitted on the rear, one in and one out for linking to ensure reliability and long-life operation and can be used for link connection to additional enclosures.

The pole mount is designed for easy mounting with 35mm poles/speaker stands, combined with the wide dispersion to deliver exceptional audience coverage. The design makes it ideal for FOH, side fill and monitoring applications.

The BD115 15" PA speaker features durable handles for added manoeuvrability, making life and carrying easier than ever.

So good you do not need a crossover! Just plug and play!

All of these speakers are handmade to perfection with great care and attention to detail. Metal Grills and Handles protect your investment and padded covers are available.

BD118s - Summary

100% 18mm 13 ply Birch Marine Plywood - 1000w RMS! Each passive cabinet delivers 1000w RMS (4000w Peak) at 8 Ohm and goes down to 37 Hz - with a max SPL of 134dB. We make the cast alloy 1kw driver so we control the performance of this subwoofer to perfection!

The Delta 18″ Subwoofer we believe provides the tightest and most defined bass frequency response available in the UK today. We make the box and the driver and the driver is the BDP18, probably the most reliable 18" cast alloy driver in the UK today with over 5000 pieces sold and only 6 have come back for a re-cone.

The cabinet is finished in 4 coats of Heavy Duty black splatter PU paint it will withstand all the knocks and scrapes gathered through touring. The box has been tuned to perfection after 30 years of manufacture and it sounds as punchy and stomach punchy today as it ever did! No crossover is fitted in the box as all users should use a speaker management processor.

Join hundreds of delighted touring companies, live bands, Dj's, Club Installers and houses of worship in celebrating the sound from this subwoofer.

Glastonbury Festival used these boxes in 2019 to great acclaim!

Important information about subwoofers

Subwoofers are designed to reproduce low bass audio signals between 30Hz and 150Hz. Driving them with full frequencies will cause permanent damage, so they should only be operated with a passive low-pass filter, a crossover network, or an active electronic crossover or speaker management system.

The Beta 18" Subwoofer we believe provides the tightest and most defined bass frequency response available in the UK today.

Finished in Heavy Duty black splatter paint it will withstand all the knocks and scrapes gathered through touring.

  • 15'' woofer with 3'' voice coil
  • Titanium diaphragm tweeter 
  • SpeakON in/out connectors
  • 18mm plywood enclosure with military-grade Polyurea coating
  • Touring durability
  • Versatile positioning and mounting options
  • Speaker Type: 2-Way, Bass-Reflex
  • Low-Frequency Driver: BDP15 15'' Woofer with 3'' Voice Coil
  • High-Frequency Driver: BRC175 1'' Throat Compression Tweeter
  • Power Handling: 600W RMS / 2400W Peak
  • Impedance: 8 Ohms
  • Frequency Range: 34Hz - 20kHz
  • SPL: 130dB, Peak
  • Crossover Frequency: 2kHz
  • Coverage: 120° x 60°
  • Pole Socket: 35mm
  • Handles: Steel
  • Enclosure: 18mm Plywood with Black Polyurea Coating
  • Dimensions: 47 x 51 x 76 cm (W x H x D)
  • Weight: 26kg

Fitted in BD115 is the BishopSound BDP15FR Driver 15″ 

  • GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS
  • Nominal Overall Diameter 395 mm Nominal Impedance 8 Ω
  • Nominal Voice Coil Diameter 75 mm
  • Magnet Weight 90 OZ
  • Rated Power 600 W RMS 2400w PEAk
  • Flux Density 1.2 T Sensitivity@1W/1m 94 d B
  • Weight 12 Kg
  • THIELE-SMALL PARAMETERS
  • Voice Coil DC Resistance Re 5.6 Ω
  • Resonance Frequency Fs 50 Hz
  • Mechanical Q Factor Qms 13.6
  • Electrical Q Factor Qes 0.82
  • Total Q Factor Qts 0.77
  • Mechanical Moving Mass Mms 109.7 g
  • Mechanical Compliance Cms 88.5 um/N
  • Force Factor BL 15.5 Wb/m
  • Equivalent Acoustic Volume Vas 91.9 It.
  • Maximum Linear Displacement Xmax ±4.5 mm
  • Reference Efficiency ηo 1.520 %
  • Diaphragm Area Sd 85.5 Cm2
  • Losses Electrical Resistance Res Ω
  • Voice Coil Inductance@ 1K Hz LE mh
  • CONSTRUCTIVE CHARACTERISTICS
  • Magnet Ferrite
  • Voice Coil Winding Copper
  • Voice Coil Former Kapton
  • Cone Paper
  • Surround Treated Cloth
  • Dust Dome Paper
  • Basket Diecast Aluminium

BD118s

  • 18mm 13 ply Marine Birch Plywood Cabinet
  • Covered with 4 coats of BishopSound PU heavy-duty chip-proof paint
  • Extra Thick ding proof metal grill
  • Acoustic Foam Behind Grill to Prevent Water and Dust Ingression
  • System Type 18" Passive (Subwoofer)
  • Loaded with BishopSound BDP18
  • Frequency Range 34~150 Hz
  • Impedance 8 OHM
  • Power RMS (W) 1000
  • Power PROG (W) 2000 (4000w Peak)
  • LF (Power/Sensitivity) 1000w/134dB
  • Max SPL (dB) 134dB
  • Cross over (Hz) +/-100hz
  • Connection 4 Pole connector x 2 (in and out)
  • Water-resistant Speakon upload backplate
  • Cabinet size 58*67*73 cm
  • Carton size 63*72*78 cm
  • Product Weight 42Kg
  • Top Hat 20mm threaded Inverted in top of the cabinet for pole mount
  • BISHOPSOUND BDP18 SUB BASS WOOFER 18″ 1000W RMS

    GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

    Nominal Overall Diameter: 460 mm
    Nominal Voice Coil Diameter: 100 mm
    Magnet Weight: 125 OZ
    Flux Density: 1.42 T
    Weight: 11.2 Kg
    THIELE-SMALL PARAMETERS

    Voice Coil DC Resistance Re 5.6 Ω
    Resonance Frequency Fs 34.8 Hz
    Mechanical Q Factor Qms 11.48
    Electrical Q Factor Qes 0.57
    Total Q Factor Qts 0.543
    Mechanical Moving Mass Mms 202.6 g
    Mechanical Compliance Cms 103.05 um/N
    Force Factor BL 20.87 Wb/m
    Equivalent Acoustic Volume Vas 219.7 It.
    Maximum Linear Displacement Xmax ±7 mm
    Reference Efficiency ηo 1.575 %
    Diaphragm Area Sd 122.54 Cm2
    Losses Electrical Resistance Res Ω
    Voice Coil Inductance@ 1K Hz LE m H
    ELECTRICAL CHARACTERISTICS

    Nominal Impedance 8 Ω
    Musical Power 2000 W
    Rated Power 1000 W
    Sensitivity@1W/1m 95 d B
    CONSTRUCTION CHARACTERISTICS

    Magnet Ferrite
    Voice Coil Winding Copper
    Voice Coil Former Kapton
    Cone Paper - Made In England
    Surround Treated Cloth
    Dust Dome Paper
    Basket Die-Cast Aluminium

BishopSound Limited Lifetime Guarantee

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.

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.

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.

This Warranty applies to the first end-user purchaser, and only when purchased from BishopSound Direct or an authorized BishopSound Limited Dealer/Distributor on the UK Mainland listed on our website.

Additional Limitations and Exclusions from Warranty Coverage: The warranty described above is non-transferable, applies only to the Product purchased, does not include installation of any repaired or replaced Product, does not include damage to any allied or associated equipment which may result for any reason from use with this Product, and does not include labour or parts caused by accident, disaster, negligence, improper installation, broken warranty seals, misuse (e.g. over driving the amplifier or speaker, unstable, unprotected or badly earthed power sources, excessive heat or cold or humidity or inadequate ventilation), or from service or repair which has not been authorized by BishopSound Limited.

The end-user purchaser is liable for the cost of transportation and return of the Product in the original packaging. Any damages incurred during transport are the cost and responsibility of the end-user purchaser.

When purchasing BishopSound Limited products, please keep your receipt of purchase safe and retain all the original packaging, as this validates your warranty.

How To Claim

To qualify for the Lifetime warranty, in the first instance you must contact BishopSound Limited showing proof of purchase and the product code. You must be in possession of the original packing as this has the Serial Number printed on it.You will be asked for the serial number and given a return authorization number (RAN), which is required to progress with your warranty claim.

Any decision made by BishopSound Limited regarding any Lifetime Warranty claim is full and final.

This warranty takes effect from the 1st January 2021 onward. Goods purchased prior to this date were sold with the 12 month warranty which still stands.

Only branded BishopSound Limited Products are included in the Lifetime Guarantee:

For more information, please see our Terms & Conditions

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