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Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker

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With 600 watts of clean, articulate Class-D amplification, the Harbinger VâRi V2212 multipurpose 12” loudspeaker brings power and superior sound to your party or event. The new cabinet design offers a more modern, angular look as well as improvements in the speaker’s electrical/acoustic design. A newly added optical-limiter offers quicker response...  Click To Read More About This Product

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With 600 watts of clean, articulate Class-D amplification, the Harbinger VâRi V2212 multipurpose 12” loudspeaker brings power and superior sound to your party or event. The new cabinet design offers a more modern, angular look as well as improvements in the speaker’s electrical/acoustic design. A newly added optical-limiter offers quicker response to potentially damaging transient peaks and preserves better audio detail to the input signal. The defeatable LED to the front of the grille to make it easier to quickly recognize any clipping issues. Plus, this 2-way system features a built-in 3-channel mixer, 2-band EQ and pole mount. And with its XLR balanced line out, you can hook up multiple speakers, perfect for vocals, presenters and anyone who needs venue-filling power and detail.

Features

Speaker configuration		
Active/passive: Active
Type: Full-range
LF driver: 12"
MF driver: N/A
HF driver: N/A
Power
Amplifier class: D
Wattage: 600W
Mixer/preamp: 3-input
Audio
Frequency response: 55Hz - 20kHz
Coverage pattern: 120 x 20
Max SPL: 120 dB
Inputs
XLR: 1 x XLR/TRS, 1 XLR
TRS: 1 x 3.5mm
TS: N/A
RCA: N/A
Output/thru
XLR: Not applicable
TRS: Not applicable
TS: Not applicable
RCA: Not applicable
SPEAKON: Not applicable
Enclosure
Cabinet material: ABS
Width: 15.2"
Height: 23.5"
Depth: 13.7"
Weight: 35 lb.
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HarbingerVari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker
 
4.4

(based on 43 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (28)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (12)
  • Good audio (11)
  • Versatile (9)
  • Lightweight (6)
  • Compact (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Performances (10)
  • Pro audio / DJ / mixing (7)
  • Home studio (5)
  • Outdoor events / games (5)
  • Amateur recording (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Experienced (7), Professional musician (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (15)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Best Value on Planet for General Purpose Playback! No Toy.

I bought a pair of these for 5 reasons. 1. Multiple inputs/switches/outputs including RCA (that I have a use for) that more expensive monitors do not all have. I do...Read complete review

I bought a pair of these for 5 reasons. 1. Multiple inputs/switches/outputs including RCA (that I have a use for) that more expensive monitors do not all have. I do use the balanced/Mic input along with DI boxes from a CD player and get 0 noise/great response! 2. Almost-Flat top(s) to place monitor speakers on for the movie system which I could not do with the majority of other brands. Saves on cost of stands or wall mounts LOL. 3. Full range response for backing tracks/movie tracks, though does require a sub for serious low end below ~40 Hz. Not as deep, loud or impressive as the Ev ZLX-15P's I used to have but a fraction of the price and still shake the house! Great top end/resolution/dispersion with no breakup/ice-pick beaming or weird noises. Can listen to all day. Output peaks about 105/109 db @1M when clipping lights on the back start to flash. Did not push to red-light warning. Still loud/dynamic enough to compete with live playback. Amp runs very cool-can not feel heat on the back panel. 4. Price- you kiddin' me?. 5. Modern Appearance- I do not like staring at open horns. Cons- cabinet vibrates a lot which adds color to the midrange, can not turn off the front LED but looks cool, knobs feel like I could bend them off with two fingers so I handle them carefully. Buy and try before spending a ton on any other brand!

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Notice: Output 180 Watts RMS

I like this powered speaker, just be advised that the "600 Watts" is really Peak Music Power Output (or PMPO). This should be called 180 watts RMS (Root Mean Square)...Read complete review

I like this powered speaker, just be advised that the "600 Watts" is really Peak Music Power Output (or PMPO). This should be called 180 watts RMS (Root Mean Square) according to specs here: http://harbingerproaudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Harbinger-Vari-V2215-V2212-Manual.pdf .
So call it a 180 watt powered speaker. There is a slight hiss. I use two as either stand-alone of as extensions of my regular system.

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(12 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Best Value on Planet for General Purpose Playback! No Toy.

By GCSmiles

from Austin, TX

Pros

  • Amp Runs Cool
  • Bass Improves After 24 Hours
  • Easy to Carry Handles
  • Fairly Powered
  • Looks Great
  • Modern Connectivity
  • Relatively Light

Cons

  • 109 Db Max at Clipping
  • Basic EQ, Flimsy Knobs
  • Cabinet Vibrates/Not Stuffed
  • Can't Turn Off Front LED

Best Uses

  • Backing Tracks for Home Studio
  • Full Range Playback Music or Movies
  • Live Volume Sound Reproduction

Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

I bought a pair of these for 5 reasons. 1. Multiple inputs/switches/outputs including RCA (that I have a use for) that more expensive monitors do not all have. I do use the balanced/Mic input along with DI boxes from a CD player and get 0 noise/great response! 2. Almost-Flat top(s) to place monitor speakers on for the movie system which I could not do with the majority of other brands. Saves on cost of stands or wall mounts LOL. 3. Full range response for backing tracks/movie tracks, though does require a sub for serious low end below ~40 Hz. Not as deep, loud or impressive as the Ev ZLX-15P's I used to have but a fraction of the price and still shake the house! Great top end/resolution/dispersion with no breakup/ice-pick beaming or weird noises. Can listen to all day. Output peaks about 105/109 db @1M when clipping lights on the back start to flash. Did not push to red-light warning. Still loud/dynamic enough to compete with live playback. Amp runs very cool-can not feel heat on the back panel. 4. Price- you kiddin' me?. 5. Modern Appearance- I do not like staring at open horns. Cons- cabinet vibrates a lot which adds color to the midrange, can not turn off the front LED but looks cool, knobs feel like I could bend them off with two fingers so I handle them carefully. Buy and try before spending a ton on any other brand!

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No

(4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great monitor for your average gig

By Jesse Pearson

from San Diego, Ca

Pros

  • Perfect stage monitor volumes, decent sound.

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Stage monitor, rehearsals, mp3 play-alongs...

    Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

    Every thanksgiving I try a buy something on sale at Guitar Center that I can use to gig with. These Harbinger powered speakers (I bought two) are engineered for great stage monitors, the volume and sound/tone are perfect for the stage . The bass is so good I had to roll it back when pumping backing tracks through them via an mp3 player. The top RMS operating level with no red l.e.d. lighting is almost too loud for prolonged listening at my house, which is a good bang for the buck. These speakers are also wonderful for solo work using pro backing tracks, more then enough for any solo restaurant/bar gig. The RCA audio input jack has bass and treble e.q. controls that work very well. Thanks again Guitar Center for a great deal on a good piece of gear. I will eventually mod some better protection for the controls on the back to prevent any accidental damage during travel...the construction on the back make it easy to do this with some thin wood pieces cut higher then the knobs. I will also make covers that can double as floor mats to prevent scratches from the monitor floor use. Thanks again Guitar Center for a great deal on a good piece of gear.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Awesome Bass and Great Sound Quality

    By DJ Mikie Mike

    from Wilkes-Barre PA

    Pros

    • Price, Sound, Weight..

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Mobile DJ

      Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

      Amazing Sound from these 12" Speakers, as a Mobile DJ these speakers are great for Small to Mid Size Parties, Pubs and Bars.. Don't under estimate these Speakers... There are more brands out there but in my opinion you maybe paying for the name...

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      (2 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Would not

      By Fonzarelly

      from Dmv

      About Me Experienced

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

      • Pricey / Poor Value
      • Unreliable

      Best Uses

      • Amateur Recording
      • Home Studio

      Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

      Trash. The sound will condense itself after awhile and just messes up everything .

      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Works well, great sale price

      By Tom

      from Akron, Ohio

      About Me Experienced

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Clear Sound
      • Easy To Use
      • Great price on sale
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Amateur Recording
        • Home Studio

        Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

        I use the speaker as a monitor for my Helix Rack, then line out to my mixer for recording.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Awesome Speaker for the Bucks!!!!

        By Fusionman

        from Orlando,Fl

        About Me Professional Musician

        Pros

        • Clear Sound
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Performances

          Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

          Sound is clear and punchy works great with my reason sequences or fantom 06 for live shows. I normally go peavey or yamaha. This was totally worth it. I am buying another one next week

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          love it

          By ignacio

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

          Great speaker I love it sounds I wish it was Bluetooth included

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I'm getting another one asap!

          By Travis

          from undisclosed

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

          Arrived on time and packaged well. Most importantly the sound is powerful. I am used to having Peavey, Mackie, and Yamaha Speakers but I am a student at Berklee now and I have to be frugal. This Speaker works great and clear, punchy. Big surprise with the sound. I am going to be playing small to mid size venues as a Keyboard Soloist and as Duos,Trios, etc...etc.. It handles my sequences from Reason Very Well!! Totally buyin another one. Even if your not on a budget great speaker to have.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Excellent for movies and gaming

          By Okie

          from Tulare County

          About Me Experienced

          Pros

          • Clear Sound
          • Durable
          • Versatile

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Mobile DJ
            • Performances

            Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

            I like to feel the sound while watching movies or playing a game. Small systems never satisfy the experience that I look for. So I decided to pickup "powered" speakers for my entertainment. I decided on two 600w 12" Harbinger Vari full range speakers and two 1500w 18" Harbinger Vari subs. I enough money for one Harbor Vari 12 speaker so that's what I got first to test my theory. I am sold! Today I will pick up the second 12" powered speaker and soon the two 18's. You may ask why the 18's. With the large sub and high power, I won't have to turn it up to feel the effects from the TV. I realize it's not surround sound but it definitely does the job for my liking. I highly suggest these speakers to any looking for the same hobby.

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Noisy

            By KT

            from AL

            Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

            Nice build but terrible background noise. I guess it'd be ok for a noisy outdoors party, but in a quiet space all I could hear was the background buzz. Returned for some JBLs.

            (1 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            not buy online

            By bonydj

            from Arizona

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Waste my time and money

            Cons

            • never send me speakers

            Best Uses

            • never send me speakers

            Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            Notice: Output 180 Watts RMS

            By cc

            from IL

            About Me Professional Musician

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Versatile

            Cons

            • Really only 180 Watts

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Performances

            Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

            I like this powered speaker, just be advised that the "600 Watts" is really Peak Music Power Output (or PMPO). This should be called 180 watts RMS (Root Mean Square) according to specs here: http://harbingerproaudio.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Harbinger-Vari-V2215-V2212-Manual.pdf .
            So call it a 180 watt powered speaker. There is a slight hiss. I use two as either stand-alone of as extensions of my regular system.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great little speaker.

            By Val

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

            I purchased this when the Harbinger speakers were $100 off. All I can say is "Wow"! The speaker is built solidly and sounds really good. I've used it on a few acoustic duo gigs and I couldn't be happier. I originally bought it to use as a monitor, but this thing can hold it's own. Will probably buy another one when they are on sale again. Only issue is finding a cover for it. For the money I spent I can't imagine getting a better value.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            I will buy another one of these very soon!!

            By Tony Dick

            from Belleville NY

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

            I bought this after seeing a friend use his. I received it just before my daughters graduation party and I impressed a lot of people with the sound quality and volume from just this 1 speaker. I had more people ask me where I got it. I think 2 might be too loud for some venues.

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            • No

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Solid Performance for Bargain

            By RDF

            from Shreveport

            Pros

            • Hard Plastic Exterior is Durable
            • Sale Price

            Cons

            • Can't complain with the price of $100 off (sale)

            Best Uses

            • dj
            • live audio
            • pa

            Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

            It is a solid performer. You can't beat the deal when it is on sale which happens a few times of the year. I purchased one but will be purchasing another (or two).

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Great tough speakers

            By Willie

            from undisclosed

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

            As a full time DJ I need some speakers that can hold up with the amount of use and strain they will be put through. These speakers are tanks, they sound great and can handle the bass of all the top 40 music we play. The new style is cool I like that the horn is covered now, the light on the front isnt bright enough to distract anyone during wedding photos. Cant beat the price. I cant foresee buying any other brand.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            3.0

            You can not beat this price!!!

            By Leo

            from Los Angeles

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            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

            It sounds clean for the price. If I had to compare it to the EON I had before I can say that it serves its purpose. I only use it to practice my electric percussion and it sounds good.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Solid Performer

            By RDF06

            from Shreveport

            Pros

            • Additional featured from V1
            • Good Sound
            • Nice Look
            • Relaitvely Light

            Cons

            • Expect the clip threshold to be higher

            Best Uses

            • DJ
            • Live Sound

            Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

            I picked it up in store on sale for $100 off. I have purchased before but for my school. They have been solid performers especially for the price. I only purchased one. Two would have been ideal.

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            • No
             
            5.0

            Get em when they go on sale (Which is pretty often)

            By J-Ton

            from NC

            About Me Experienced

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Versatile

            Cons

            • expensive if not on sale

            Best Uses

            • Events
            • Mobile DJ
            • Performances

            Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

            So after 8 years of lugging around 4 old school 80s-90s model Peavey SP2s I got 2 of these after hearing and handling my cousins 15 inch versions of these.

            First thing first. SUPER LIGHT. way better than carrying around 80 pound speaker cabs. and a lot less room.

            The sound is very nice. I Can hear all of my bands vocals and guitar now at practice and shows.

            Normaly these run about $250 when not on sale. i got mine for $200 and as im writing this review they are on sale for like $180 and i have seen them go as low as $150.

            as far as the low end goes it does make some thump but i would still suggest pairing them with dedicated subs and use these for mids and highs. ive found you can run these with the gain and main volume at around 1 o clock and its more than lould enough.

            I plan to buy 4 more of these because overkill. in all seriousness they are great for mains and monitors.

             
            5.0

            Power and versatility beyond our expectations.

            By George90402

            from Los Angeles

            About Me Novice

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            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Clear Sound
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Versatile

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Events
              • Mobile DJ
              • Performances

              Comments about Harbinger Vari V2212 600W 12-Inch Two-Way Class D Loudspeaker:

              Powerful speaker to fill a gymnasium sized room with clear audio (music and speaking)

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