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American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker

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The KPOW-15BT Multi Function 15 in. speaker features Bluetooth connectivity and also a built-in MP3 player. The KPOW-15BT also has a built-in MP3 player with both USB and SD card inputs. It is a 2-way active bi-amplified lightweight speaker with a rear panel LCD that displays a wide variety of DSP functions. It comes with a remote control, an 11-pr...  Click To Read More About This Product

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Overview

The KPOW-15BT Multi Function 15 in. speaker features Bluetooth connectivity and also a built-in MP3 player. The KPOW-15BT also has a built-in MP3 player with both USB and SD card inputs.

It is a 2-way active bi-amplified lightweight speaker with a rear panel LCD that displays a wide variety of DSP functions. It comes with a remote control, an 11-preset EQ on the MP3 player (Normal, Rock, Pop, Classic, Jazz, Blues, Hall, Bass, Soft, Country or Opera), and high-output class A/B bi-amplified system that performs at maximum efficiency.

Separate high frequency and low frequency provide the power to the speaker as your music demands it, flyable & stand mountable, treble, bass and volume output control, microphone, and line level controls with master volume. With the KPOW-15BT you get a high-quality, dependable speaker that makes sure your music sounds great.

 

Features

  • MP3 player with 6-Button functions and blue LCD on rear panel
  • Comes with 21-Input remote control
  • 11 Preset EQ on MP3 player
  • High power class A/B bi-amplified system designed to perform at maximum efficiency
  • Treble, bass and volume output control
  • Microphone, and line level controls with master volume
  • 4-Way Protection System: Short circuit protection; Thermal protection; On/off Mute LF/HF Limiters
  • Active signal limiting system with Clip LED indicator on rear panel
Specifications
Speaker Configuration
  • Active/passive: Active
  • Type: 2-way
  • LF driver: 15 in.
  • MF driver: Not applicable
  • HF driver: Not specified
Power
  • Amplifier class: A/B
  • Wattage: Not specified
  • Mixer/preamp: Yes
Audio
  • Frequency response: Not specified
  • Coverage pattern: Not specified
  • Max SPL: Not specified
Inputs
  • XLR: 1
  • TRS: 1
  • TS: Not applicable
  • RCA: 1
  • SPEAKON: Not applicable
Outputs
  • XLR: 1
  • TRS: 1
  • TS: Not applicable
  • RCA: Not applicable
  • SPEAKON: Not applicable
Enclosure
  • Cabinet material: ABS
  • Width: Not specified
  • Height: Not specified
  • Depth: Not specified
  • Weight: Not specified
Pro Coverage
Manufacturer's Warranty
1-YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY

A. American Audio® hereby warrants, to the original purchaser, American Audio® products to be free of manufacturing defects in material and workmanship for a period of 1 Year (365 days) from the date of purchase. This warranty shall be valid only if the product is purchased within the United States of America, including possessions and territories. It is the owner's responsibility to establish the date and place of purchase by acceptable evidence, at the time service is sought.

Products identified as a "Blem" or "Refurb" carry a 90-day warranty and are otherwise subject to the terms and conditions stated above.
B. For warranty service, send the product only to the American Audio® factory. All shipping charges must be prepaid. If the requested repairs or service (including parts replacement) are within the terms of this warranty, American Audio® will pay return shipping charges only to a designated point within the United States. If the entire instrument is sent, it must be shipped in its original package. No accessories should be shipped with the product. If any accessories are shipped with the product, American Audio® shall have no liability whatsoever for loss of or damage to any such accessories, nor for the safe return thereof.

C. This warranty is void if the serial number has been altered or removed; if the product is modified in any manner which American Audio® concludes, after inspection, affects the reliability of the product; if the product has been repaired or serviced by anyone other than the American Audio® factory unless prior written authorization was issued to purchaser by American Audio®; if the product is damaged because not properly maintained as set forth in the instruction manual.

D. This is not a service contract, and this warranty does not include maintenance, cleaning or periodic checkup. During the period specified above, American Audio® will replace defective parts at its expense, and will absorb all expenses for warranty service and repair labor by reason of defects in material or workmanship. The sole responsibility of American Audio® under this warranty shall be limited to the repair of the product, or replacement thereof, including parts, at the sole discretion of American Audio®. All products covered by this warranty were manufactured after January 1, 1990, and bear identifying marks to that effect.

E. American Audio® reserves the right to make changes in design and/or improvements upon its products without any obligation to include these changes in any products theretofore manufactured.

F. No warranty, whether expressed or implied, is given or made with respect to any accessory supplied with products described above. Except to the extent prohibited by applicable law, all implied warranties made by American Audio® in connection with this product, including warranties of merchantability or fitness, are limited in duration to the warranty period set forth above. And no warranties, whether expressed or implied, including warranties of merchantability or fitness, shall apply to this product after said period has expired. The consumer's and or Dealer's sole remedy shall be such repair or replacement as is expressly provided above; and under no circumstances shall American Audio® be liable for any loss or damage, direct or consequential, arising out of the use of, or inability to use, this product.

G. This warranty is the only written warranty applicable to American Audio® Products and supersedes all prior warranties and written descriptions of warranty terms and conditions heretofore published.


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American AudioKPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker
 
3.6

(based on 18 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

58%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (4)
  • Good audio (4)
  • Versatile (4)
  • Lightweight (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Outdoor events / games (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Very impressed!!!!!

I purchased one speaker because of the low price, I thought they were not going to sound good. But the sound and performance blew me away. So the very next day I went...Read complete review

I purchased one speaker because of the low price, I thought they were not going to sound good. But the sound and performance blew me away. So the very next day I went to Guitar Center and purchased another one. You can't beat the Kpow for this price.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Don't bother!

I don't usually write reviews, but I do read them and purchase based on reviews........don't spend your money on this! Bought one, took it home....speaker was...Read complete review

I don't usually write reviews, but I do read them and purchase based on reviews........don't spend your money on this! Bought one, took it home....speaker was cracking like crazy and the EQ knobs did nothing. The bluetooth/card reader did not even turn on. Returned it for an exchange, got it home.....audio was OK...better than the first, but the bluetooth/card reader did not turn on. Returned that one and told the employee I wanted to check the third one before taking it home.....the next two speakers he brought out where crackling and fuzzy sounding with the main volume turned down.....even tried plugging into different outlets just to rule out "dirty power"....didn't help! He suggested the Harbinger V2212...doesn't have any Bluetooth or card reader options, but sounded way better and was constructed better than the American Audio!

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(6 of 7 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Don't bother!

By DJ

from PA

Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

I don't usually write reviews, but I do read them and purchase based on reviews........don't spend your money on this! Bought one, took it home....speaker was cracking like crazy and the EQ knobs did nothing. The bluetooth/card reader did not even turn on. Returned it for an exchange, got it home.....audio was OK...better than the first, but the bluetooth/card reader did not turn on. Returned that one and told the employee I wanted to check the third one before taking it home.....the next two speakers he brought out where crackling and fuzzy sounding with the main volume turned down.....even tried plugging into different outlets just to rule out "dirty power"....didn't help! He suggested the Harbinger V2212...doesn't have any Bluetooth or card reader options, but sounded way better and was constructed better than the American Audio!

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Easy to use Bluetooth speaker

By Andy Axman

from Dallas Texas

Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

I bought this to use for small applications. Backyards parties, house parties. Band rehearsal. I did not realize how handy the Bluetooth would be. I am streaming everything now. Great low priced speaker

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Good speakers

By D j magico

from New York

About Me Experienced

Pros

  • Clear Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Mobile DJ

    Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

    this is a 800watts 120 db they are good
    some have fabrication defect like any
    other company but great highly recommend
    d j magico from new york

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Great versatile speakers for the price.

    By Douglas

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

    I needed some extra sound coverage for a 200 - 300 person event outdoors. Sound was clean and clear to the back of the crowd. The mp3 player was great for playing background music as I set up and tore down the rest of the set and equipment. I have also used them daisy chained in between 2 different PA systems with no problem. The online sale price was over $140 cheaper than the in store tag - so I bought 2 online and went back to the store to pick them up.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    *****

    By Demetrio

    from undisclosed

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

    has everything in a single speaker to put music.its a good purchase.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Below Par Speaker

    By Jim

    from Kansas city

    About Me Experienced

    Pros

    • Lightweight

    Cons

    • Breaks Easily
    • Poor Sound Quality
    • Pricey / Poor Value
    • Unreliable

    Best Uses

      Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

      The speaker stopped working and the speaker shorted out after 3 hours of playing. I had to return it and get a different, better speaker (600 Watt). I could tell with this speaker that the sound quality wast what I was wanting in a speaker. I suggest save up for additional money and buying a better speaker.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      So far so good

      By Brian

      from Lisbon, OH

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Use
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Events
        • Home Studio
        • Performances

        Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

        I've added 1 of these to go with my pair of 10" Altos. I wanted to give my acoustic set up a little more volume and bottom end when needed. I'll get another of these 15's soon if it keeps delivering. I think the sound is quite clear. Does anyone know the wattage of this speaker?

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Very impressed!!!!!

        By DJ Chill

        from Michigan City, Indiana

        Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

        I purchased one speaker because of the low price, I thought they were not going to sound good. But the sound and performance blew me away. So the very next day I went to Guitar Center and purchased another one. You can't beat the Kpow for this price.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Awesome Product / Surprised Me!

        By DJ 'Ol Skool

        from Kansas City, Missouri

        About Me Experienced

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Easy To Use
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Events
          • Mobile DJ

          Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

          I've been a mobile DJ for several years & I was a bit skeptical because of the plastic cabinet & light weight, compared to my normal speakers. I bought it on sale, took it home, CRANKED it WAY up, and was surprised at the sound & how well it held up. Good Sound quality & functionality. Very pleased with the purchase!

           
          5.0

          I'd buy this same speaker year after year

          By nicholas

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

          I use this speaker for entertaining myself as well as with guest it's great and love using it because it provides a quality sound.

           
          1.0

          No thank you

          By Mike The Mic Guy

          from Nashville, TN

          Pros

          • Easy To Use

          Cons

          • Limited Functions
          • Poor Sound Quality

          Best Uses

          • Events

          Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

          Just don't bother, these are okay if you just need some active speakers for maybe speaking and stuff, but they're not that good for DJing. They have no bass to them. Save yourself some money, start out with the Harbinger passive speaker sets with amplifier or just regular speakers. They may be a little more money, but they sound so much better.

           
          4.0

          Good value

          By Just Dave

          from NH

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Easy To Use
          • Lightweight
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Performances

            Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

            I work overnights in a supermarket, bought this because we were sick of the muzack. It has worked out well. I run this one speaker at pretty high volume streaming, usb, and recently feeding a sub as well. I'm hoping to pick up another one when a sale comes up. So yes, would buy again and for the price I would recommend. It sounds reasonably good, plays loud, and has been very reliable.

             
            1.0

            Save your money and time

            By John Doe

            from Irmo, SC.

            About Me Novice

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Lightweight
            • Versatile

            Cons

            • Unreliable

            Best Uses

            • Home Studio

            Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

            Bought this in December 2016. Was used VERY lightly and on VERY few occasions. Tried to use it the other day and one speaker had popping and cracking sounds, plugged it up several different places and unplugged from mixer, still same problem. The other speaker bass or lows were not working. Good thing I bought a 36 month warranty. Filed a claim and sent it in. Looking for replacement speakers now.

             
            4.0

            ...

            By Shannon

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

            After only a couple weeks...so far so good.

             
            4.0

            Great for monitors

            By Pastor D

            from Bakersfield, California

            See all my reviews

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

            I always grab one of these when they are on sale. We have three and use them for monitors in our small church.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            4.0

            Good value for certain applications

            By V-Tran

            from Brick NJ

            Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

            I purchased only 1 to use for situations that only require modest sound. The Bluetooth and USB features are very nice feature to have for wedding ceremonies or cocktail as you can put the speaker just about anywhere and still have music playing WITHOUT connecting to a mixer or laptop.

            The back panel accepts 1/4", XLR and RCA wires and you can adjust volume, bass & treble. Sound is clear, but since it's a plastic cabinet, the bottom end is like Taylor Swift's. If you want J-Lo type bottom end, add a subwoofer. I swapped out the wimpy OEM woofer (4 ohms) with a more robust Eminence and noticed a difference in sound quality.

            BOTTOM LINE: These speakers are OK if you are an emerging DJ on a budget or if you only need modest sound for certain events. They would not be my daily driver.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            1.0

            Junk, save your money

            By plethora

            from San Bernardino, CA

            Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

            Have had four now and three have died. None have lasted more than 3 hours. Many features fail. Total junk.

             
            5.0

            Great speaekers

            By Jose

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about American Audio KPOW15BT 15 in. 2-way Powered Speaker:

            Grat deal on Memorial day sale so i got 2....just wish the processing time at guitar center was faster...had to wait a whole week to get them.

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