With a compact and lightweight design, the QSC CP12 powered speaker blends modern styling and proven QSC performance in an ergonomic package. Every line, angle and curve of the CP12 is designed to deliver an efficient and effortless experience. The CP12 is ideal for both mobile and installed use. Built to stand up to regular use, the rugged features a rugged molded cabinet.

Front view of QSC CP8 speaker standing upright


The QSC CP12 is easy to lift and carry. Weighing 17.5 lb. less and standing 3” shorter than the QSC K12.2 speaker, the CP12 is ideal for DJs and other entertainers on the go. Despite its size, the CP12 is packed with features and plenty of horsepower. Moving and setting up the CP12 is a breeze.

QSC CP12 speaker laying on its side as a floor monitor

Power and performance

Driving the QSC CP12 is a lightweight and efficient Class-D power module. Using a passive cooling design, it generates 1,000W peak output for clean, reliable sound. Thanks to its 12" woofer, the CP12 powered speaker provides deep bass response. The 1.4" tweeter ensures crisp high end. The CP12’s design provides a wide 75° coverage pattern.

Close-up view of QSC CP12 contour dial

Simple interface

The QSC CP12 offers a simplified, one-touch contour dial on the rear panel. This lets you easily select an EQ sound profile to match a wide range of applications. The CP12’s preset contours include Default, Dance, Floor Monitor and Speech—each with its own voicing. In addition, there are high-pass settings for using the CP12 with a subwoofer.

View of QSC CP12 rear panel with controls and connections

Innovative technology

Advanced DSP with Intrinsic Correction ensures great audio by removing the natural audio variables generated by the CP12’s components. It also protects the drivers from damage and avoids sound distortion. This means you’ll enjoy accurate, musical sound from the CP12. It also means the CP12 will sound its best even when pushed to the limit. Every time you crank up the CP12, the lows will be tight, vocals will be clear and highs will be clean.

  • 12" woofer and 1.4" compression driver
  • 1,000W Class-D peak amplification
  • Onboard DSP with Intrinsic Correction
  • Robust molded cabinet
  • Weighs only 30.3 lb.
Speaker Configuration
  • Active/passive: Active
  • Type: 2-way
  • LF driver: 12"
  • HF driver: 1.4"
  • Amplifier class: D
  • Wattage: 1,000W peak
  • Frequency response: 49Hz–20kHz
  • Coverage pattern: 75°
  • Max SPL: 126 dB
  • XLR: 2 (combo)
  • TRS: 1 (3.5 mm)
  • XLR: 1
  • Cabinet material: Molded
  • Width: 13.8"
  • Height: 20.3"
  • Depth: 12.7"
  • Weight: 30.3 lb.

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