Cerwin-Vega P1500x Speaker User Manual

P-SERIES MANUAL
P1500X & P1800SX
Powered Loudspeakers
CERWIN-VEGA! PROFESSIONAL
To avoid injury, read all operating instructions and safety information in this
manual before using the speaker.
Failure to follow these safety instructions could result in fire, electric shock, or
other injury or damage to the speaker or other property.
Contents
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS....................................................................................................................................... 3
REGULATORY CERTIFICATION ................................................................................................................................................. 5
Introduction ............................................................................................................................................................................ 6
Before you begin ..................................................................................................................................................................... 6
Quick Start............................................................................................................................................................................... 7
Loudspeaker placement .......................................................................................................................................................... 7
P1500X Mixer - Rear Panel...................................................................................................................................................... 8
P1800SX Mixer - Rear Panel .................................................................................................................................................. 11
P1500X and P1800SX Power Connections - Rear Panel ........................................................................................................ 13
Using the P1500X as a floor/stage monitor .......................................................................................................................... 14
Using the pole mount ........................................................................................................................................................... 15
Using the suspension points ................................................................................................................................................. 16
Application #1 – Single P1500X ............................................................................................................................................. 17
Application #2 – Adding a second P1500X ............................................................................................................................ 18
Application #3 – Adding Subwoofers .................................................................................................................................... 19
Application #3 – Adding Subwoofers (Adjusting HPF & LPF Filters continued) .................................................................... 20
Application #4 – Daisy-Chain ................................................................................................................................................ 21
Application #5 – Adding a P1500X as a Stage Monitor ......................................................................................................... 22
Application #6 – Large Venue/Front of House ...................................................................................................................... 23
Protective Grill ...................................................................................................................................................................... 24
Remote Main Volume ........................................................................................................................................................... 24
System Block Diagram (P1500X full-range loudspeaker) ...................................................................................................... 25
System Block Diagram (P1800SX subwoofer) ....................................................................................................................... 25
Troubleshooting .................................................................................................................................................................... 26
Specifications ........................................................................................................................................................................ 28
Package Contents .................................................................................................................................................................. 28
Care and Maintenance .......................................................................................................................................................... 29
Appendix A – Cable Connections .......................................................................................................................................... 29
Warranty ............................................................................................................................................................................... 31
How to Obtain Warranty Service .......................................................................................................................................... 33
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
CAUTION: The lightning flash with an arrowhead symbol within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the
presence of un-insulated dangerous voltage within the unit’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk
of electric shock to persons.
WARNING: The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important
operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the product.
NOTE: The hand within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to specific guidance and information regarding the
information regarding the operation of the unit, and should be read fully before using the unit for the first time.
CAUTION: To reduce the risks of fire or electric shock do not remove any covers, or open the unit. There are no user-serviceable
parts inside. All servicing should be referred to qualified service engineers.
a) Read and follow all the safety and operating instructions before connecting or using this unit.
b) Retain this user manual for future reference.
c) All warning on the unit and its packaging should be read and followed.
CAUTION: To reduce the risks of fire or electric shock do not expose this product to rain, moisture, dripping, or splashing. Do not
place objects containing liquid such as vases or glasses on apparatus. Do not use this product near water for example, near a
bath tub, or near a swimming pool. Unplug the unit from the wall outlet before cleaning. Never use thinner, cleaning fluids,
solvents or chemically impregnated cloths. For cleaning always use a soft dry cloth. Unplug this product during lightning storms
or when unused for long periods of time.
CAUTION: The unit should be installed so that its location or position does not interfere with its proper ventilation. For example,
it should not be situated on a bed, sofa, rug or similar surface that may block the ventilation openings; or placed in a built-in
installation, such as a bookcase or cabinet, that may impede the flow of air through its ventilation openings and/or fan
assembly. The unit should be situated from heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves or other devices (including
amplifiers) that produce heat. No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should be placed on, or near the unit.
WARNING: Do not place this unit on an unstable surface, cart, stand or tripod, bracket or table. The unit may fall, causing
serious injury to a child or adult and serious damage to the unit. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod, bracket or table
recommended by the manufacturer. Any mounting of the device on a wall or ceiling should follow the manufacturer’s
instructions and should use a mounting accessory recommended by the manufacturer. An appliance and cart
combination should be moved with care. Quick stops, excessive force and uneven surfaces may cause the
appliance and cart combination to overturn. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus
combination to avoid injury from tip-over.
NOTE: Should the unit become damaged beyond repair, or reaches the end of its life, please consult the regulations regarding
disposal of electronic products in your region.
NOTE: Cerwin-Vega cannot be held responsible for damage caused by improper use of the unit and or the applications provided
for use with the unit.
TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH THE WIDE BLADE OF THE PLUG TO THE WIDE WALL SOCKET SLOT AND FULLY INSERT.
The apparatus shall be connected to a Mains socket outlet with a protective ground(earth) connection.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS (continued)
1. The unit and power supply should only be connected to a power outlet that matches the voltage and frequency as marked on
the rear of the unit and power supply.
2. Protect the power cable from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where
they exit from the apparatus.
3. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider
than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong provided for your safety. If the provided plug
does not fit into your outlet, consult a qualified electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet.
4. If the mains plug supplying this product incorporates a fuse then it should only be replaced with a fuse of identical or lower
rupture value.
5. Never use a damaged or frayed power cable; this can cause serious risk of exposure to lethal voltages.
6. The power cable of the unit should be unplugged from the wall outlet when it is not going used for a long period of time.
7. Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
8. To completely disconnect the power input, the mains plug of the speaker should be disconnected from the mains connection.
9. The mains plug of the apparatus should not be obstructed so it can be easily accessed during intended use.
DO NOT ATTEMPT SERVICING OF THIS UNIT YOURSELF. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
In the event that servicing is needed, make sure that any replacement parts used have the same characteristics as the original
parts and that routine safety checks have been performed to guarantee that the equipment is in safe operating condition.
REPLACEMENT WITH INCORRECT PARTS MAY RESULT IN FIRE, ELECTRIC SHOCK OR OTHER HAZARDS.
This unit should be serviced by qualified service personnel when:
The power cord or the plug has been damaged
Objects have fallen, or liquid has been spilled into the unit
The unit has been exposed to rain or liquids of any kind
The unit does not appear to operate normally or exhibits a marked change in performance
The device has been dropped or the enclosure damaged.
Keep speakers out of extended or intense direct sunlight. The driver suspension could prematurely dry out and finished surfaces
may become degraded by long-term exposure to intense ultra-violet (UV) light.
The speaker contains sensitive components. Do not drop, disassemble, open, crush, bend, deform, puncture, microwave,
incinerate, paint, or insert foreign objects into speaker.
The speakers are easily capable of generating sound pressure levels (SPL) sufficient to cause permanent hearing damage to
performers, production crew and audience members. Caution should be taken to avoid prolonged exposure to SPL in excess of
90 dB(A).
Operate and store the speaker in a place where the temperature is between -20° to 55°C. Low or high temperature conditions
might cause the speaker to temporarily stop working. Avoid dramatic changes in temperature or humidity when using the
speakers as condensation may form within the speaker.
Turn the speaker off when in any area with a potentially explosive atmosphere. Obey all signs and instructions as sparks in such
areas could cause an explosion or fire resulting in serious injury or even death. Areas with potentially explosive atmosphere are
often but not always marked clearly. Potential areas may include fueling areas, areas where the air contains chemicals or
partials (including grain dust or metal particles) below deck on boats, fuel or chemical transfer storage facilities, and any area
you’d normally be advised to turn off your vehicle engine.
The speaker contains small parts, which may present a choking hazard to small children. Keep the speaker and its accessories
away from small children.
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REGULATORY CERTIFICATION
Cerwin-Vega declares under our sole responsibility that this product, to which this declaration relates, is in conformity with the
following standards:
The Declarations of Conformity can be obtained from Gibson Europe BV - Kamerlingh Onnesweg, 2 - 4131 PK Vianen - The
Netherlands Tel : +31 347 32 40 10 - Fax : +31 347 32 40 15
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not
cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause
undesired operation.
WARNING: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void
the user's authority to operate the equipment.
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15
of the FCC Rules.
These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment
generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause
harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning
the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
– Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
– Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
– Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
– Consult the dealer or an experienced radio TV technician for help.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
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Introduction
Congratulations - Welcome to the Cerwin-Vega! Family! You’ve joined a growing group of audio professionals who have
turned to Cerwin-Vega! for the most advanced audio reproduction systems available. All Cerwin-Vega! products are
thoroughly tested to insure that they meet or exceed our performance specifications. Backed by the best service in the
industry, Cerwin-Vega! is dedicated to quality and reliability. For a complete overview of Cerwin-Vega! products and
services, log onto www.Cerwin-Vega.com
Before you begin
The Cerwin-Vega! P-Series active speakers covered by this manual are designed for portable applications in which the
speakers will be stacked directly on a floor, stage, stable platform, or mounted on a tripod stand or pole-mount. CerwinVega! does not support suspension of the subwoofer models covered by this manual nor are these models intended for
fixed installation in outdoor or high moisture environments. Moisture can damage the speaker cone or surround and
cause corrosion of electrical contacts so avoid exposing the speakers to direct moisture.
Cerwin-Vega! speakers can generate considerable energy. When placed on a slippery surface such as polished wood or
linoleum, the speaker may move due to its own mechanical vibration. Precautions should be taken to assure that the
speaker does not fall off a stage or table on which it is placed.
Some Cerwin-Vega! speakers include a receptacle cup to allow mounting of a satellite speaker on top of the subwoofer
using a standard speaker pole shaft. When using a standard speaker pole shaft, be sure to observe the following
precautions:
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CAUTION: There are a wide variety of pole stands and pole shaft available in the market. Please refer to
qualified service personnel from the pole stands and pole shaft manufacturer for installation service. Improper
use of accessory and inappropriate installation will present a tripping hazard.
Check the speaker pole shaft specification to be certain it is designed to support the weight of the speakers.
Observe all safety precautions specified by the speaker pole shaft manufacturer.
Always verify that the subwoofer is placed on a flat, level, and stable surface.
Route cables so that performers, production crew, and audience will not trip over them, toppling the speaker.
Always be cautious in windy, outdoor conditions as the stability of the entire system may be compromised.
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Quick Start
The steps below provide a quick reference on how to setup and use a single loudspeaker. A typical setup will follow the
same basic steps.
STEP 1
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STEP 2
 Place the loudspeaker in the ideal location. See the Loudspeaker Placement page for
recommended usage.
 Connect the source audio equipment output to the loudspeaker input. Be sure the source
equipment is powered on and set to a normal output level.
Make sure the loudspeaker is unplugged.
Be sure the master switch is to set to the ‘OFF’ position.
Turn the Volume to the lowest level (fully counter-clockwise)
Check that the loudspeaker voltage selector is set to the same voltage as the AC power outlet.
 Connect the power cord to the loudspeaker and AC power outlet.
 Set the master power switch to the ‘ON’ position and verify the rear POWER LED indicator is
illuminated.
 Slowly turn the volume clockwise until the sound output is at the desired level. If there is no
sound, check to make sure the source equipment is providing audio output.
STEP 3
When you are done using the loudspeaker, set the master power switch to ‘OFF’ before removing
any cables and turning off the source audio equipment.
NOTE(s)
Do not switch the loudspeaker voltage selector or MIC/LINE switch while the loudspeaker is
powered ‘ON’ and plugged into an AC power outlet.
Loudspeaker placement
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Never point a microphone directly at a loudspeaker as this will result in extreme feedback (unwanted sound). Be
sure the loudspeaker is placed away from the front of the microphone or directly behind the microphone when
in a floor monitor position.
When used with turntables, carefully place the loudspeaker so that any vibrations do not interfere with the
turntable performance and functionality.
Avoid placing the loudspeaker in the corners or along the walls of a room. This will increase the low-frequency
sounds and the sound will result in a muddy and incoherent sound reproduction.
Avoid placing the speakers directly on a hollow stage. It is better to place the loudspeakers on tripod stands or a
sturdy table.
The loudspeaker should be placed two to four feet above the ear level of the audience since the human body
can absorb sound especially at high frequencies. This will make sure the entire audience can hear the sound
system with the best possible clarity.
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P1500X Mixer - Rear Panel
The P1500X powered loudspeaker has an assortment of mixer controls and connections that cover several applications.
It is suggested to review the P1500X mixer, as listed below, to take full advantage of the product features.
(A)
INPUT 1, INPUT 2, INPUT 3 LEVEL KNOBS
Each level knob adjusts the gain level on the respective input signal. The full clock-wise position (MAX) sets the gain level
to maximum whereas a full counter-clockwise (MIN) position sets the gain level to the minimum ‘MUTE’ level. It is
recommended to set each level knob to the middle position and the main volume knob to the MIN or fully counterclockwise position when first connecting the system.
(B)
INPUT 1, INPUT 2 MIC/LINE SWITCH
Set each switch according to the equipment connected to INPUT 1 and INPUT 2. For example, if a microphone is
connected to INPUT 1, set the switch to ‘MIC’. If a mixing console or acoustic-electric guitar is connected then set the
switch to ‘LINE’.
SWITCH POSITION
MIC
LINE
INPUT IMPEDANCE
2 kOhm
40 kOhm
NOTE: The switch must be properly set to the device that is connected to the
input. Any mistake may result in unexpected sound level.
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(C)
SIGNAL/CLIP INDICATORS
Each of the three inputs is monitored by an indicator that provides status on the incoming audio signal. The SIGNAL
indicator is illuminated when there is an audio signal present with a level greater than -30dBu, approximately the lowest
level before a MUTE condition. The CLIP indicator is illuminated when the audio signal is clipping and adjustments must
be made to avoid amplifier shutdown and poor sound quality. Adjustments to prevent clipping are made by reducing the
input signal gain/level on the appropriate channel or reducing the volume level on your audio source, if possible.
(D)
INPUT 1 & INPUT 2 INPUT JACKS
A combination input on each channel allows for either XLR or ¼” TRS cable types.
(E)
INPUT 3 INPUT JACKS
A pair of ¼” TS unbalanced input jacks is provided on this channel for stereo connections such as a keyboard or media
device. Devices with RCA outputs can use these inputs with the appropriate cable or plug adapter. Both input jacks on
this channel are summed into one mono signal.
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THRU 1 & THRU 2
The balanced XLR outputs THRU 1 & THRU 2 are parallel connections to the respective INPUT 1 and INPUT 2. The level
controls for INPUT 1 & INPUT 2 will not affect the signal on the direct output connection.
(G)
MIX OUTPUT
This is a balanced XLR output that is a sum of all three input channels. This output is not affected by changes to the
Main Volume knob or the custom features but is affected by the levels set on each channel level knob. This connection is
designed to provide an output which combines all three input channels together for connecting to another P1500X
powered speaker or a recording device.
(H)
MAIN VOLUME KNOB & REMOTE VOLUME CONTROL
It is highly recommended to have the volume set to the minimal (MIN) level upon initial system start-up and it can be
adjusted two different ways. On the main volume knob, volume is increased in a clockwise rotation and decreased in a
counter-clockwise rotation. Another method to control the volume is by using the Remote connection (sold separately).
A removable three-terminal jack can be wired over long distances to a remote volume control device with a
corresponding connection.
(I)
INDICATORS
Three indicators provide operating condition status on the P1500X:
1) The POWER indicator (green) will illuminate when power is properly applied to the P1500X and the main power
switch is ‘ON’.
2) The LIMITER indicator (yellow) will illuminate when the P1500X automatically reduces the sound output to
prevent damage to the speaker. While the P1500X is producing sound, it is suggested to reduce the volume level
so the LIMITER indicator does not illuminate. Continuing use of the P1500X while this indicator is illuminated
may result in a protect condition where no sound can be produced. Note, upon initial power up the indicator
will blink. This is normal behavior as it will indicate the firmware version in the unit.
3) The PROTECT indicator (red) will illuminate when the P1500X automatically places itself into a condition where
sound output is shutoff. This condition may be the result of excessive limiting, an excessive heat condition, or a
low voltage condition. These conditions all can cause significant damage to the product.
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(J)
CUSTOM FEATURES
ENHANCED EQ SWITCH
The ENHANCED EQ switch adjusts the contour of the overall frequency response and attenuates the mid-range
frequencies which helps increase focus on the low and high frequencies while potentially reducing feedback. This
feature is ideal for situations where an external mixer or EQ device is not available or playback only situations such as
mobile DJ’s. It is recommended that users listen to their system with this switch both on or off to determine what is
best for their needs.
VEGA BASS BOOST SWITCH
Engaging the VEGA BASS BOOST switch to ‘ON’ adds low frequency gain to the signal and dynamically adjusts the lowfrequency response based on the speaker volume level. Leaving the switch ‘OFF’ and engaging the HIGH PASS FILTER is
recommended when using the P1500X with a subwoofer. When using the P1500X with the P1800X subwoofer it is also
recommended to engage the HPF THRU & LPF SUB switch on the P1800X for the best performance.
HIGH PASS FILTER SWITCH
When engaged to ‘ON’, the HIGH PASS FILTER (HPF) switch attenuates overall frequency output below 80Hz. This is
recommended to reduce stage rumble when the speaker is used as a floor monitor or in situations where low
frequencies need to be attenuated such as in combination with a subwoofer.
FRONT LIMITER LIGHT SWITCH
Setting the FRONT LIMITER LIGHT switch to ‘ON’ will enable the limiter indicator light on the front of the P1500X. This
allows the user to see when the limiter is engaged in situations where it needs to be visible such as during a sound
check.
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P1800SX Mixer - Rear Panel
The P1800SX powered subwoofer features an assortment of controls and connections similar to the P1500X but unique
to the needs of this subwoofer. It is suggested to review the P1800SX mixer, as listed below, to take full advantage of the
product features.
(A)
SIGNAL/CLIP INDICATOR
Each of the two inputs is monitored by an indicator that provides status on the incoming audio signal. The SIGNAL
indicator is illuminated when there is an audio signal present with a level greater than -30dB, approximately the lowest
level before a MUTE condition. The CLIP indicator is illuminated when the audio signal is clipping and adjustments must
be made to avoid amplifier shutdown and poor sound quality. Adjustments to prevent clipping are made by reducing the
input signal gain/level on the appropriate channel.
(B)
INPUT 1 & INPUT 2 INPUT JACKS
A combination input allows for both XLR and ¼” TRS cable types.
(C)
THRU 1 & THRU 2
The balanced XLR output is a parallel connection to the respective INPUT 1 and INPUT 2. The level controls for INPUT 1 &
INPUT 2 will not affect the signal on the direct output connection.
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(D)
LINK OUTPUT
This is a balanced XLR output that is the sum of the two input channels. This output is not affected by changes to the
Main Volume knob or the custom features. This connection is designed to provide an output which combines both
channels together for connecting to an additional P1800SX.
(E)
MAIN VOLUME KNOB & REMOTE VOLUME CONTROL
It is highly recommended to have the volume set to the minimal (MIN) level upon initial system start-up and it can be
adjusted two different ways. On the main volume knob, volume is increased in a clockwise rotation and decreased in a
counter-clockwise rotation. Another method to control the volume is by using the Remote connection (sold separately).
A removable three-terminal jack can be wired over long distances to a remote volume control device with a
corresponding connection.
(F)
INDICATORS
Three indicators provide operating condition status on the P1800SX:
1) The POWER indicator (green) will illuminate when power is properly applied to the P1800SX and the main power
switch is ‘ON’.
2) The LIMITER indicator (yellow) will illuminate when the P1800SX automatically reduces the sound output to
prevent damage to the speaker. While the P1800X is producing sound, it is suggested to reduce the volume level
so the LIMITER indicator does not illuminate. Continuing use of the P1800SX while this indicator is illuminated
may result in a protect condition where no sound can be produced. Note, upon initial power up the indicator
will blink. This is normal behavior as it will indicate the firmware version in the unit.
3) The PROTECT indicator (red) will illuminate when the P1800SX automatically places itself into a condition where
sound output is shutoff. This condition may be the result of excessive limiting, an excessive heat condition, or a
low voltage condition. These conditions all can cause significant damage to the product.
(G)
CUSTOM FEATURES
POLARITY REVERSE
In situations where the P1800SX is not optimally located, a polarity reverse switch is provided which inverts the phase of
the audio signal by 180 degrees and can improve low frequency performance. In certain situations, the location of the
subwoofer may be out of phase with the full-range speakers. By reversing the polarity of the subwoofer, the phase will
match the full-range with the benefit of not having to relocate the subwoofer.
VEGA BASS BOOST SWITCH
Engaging the VEGA BASS BOOST switch to ‘ON’ adds low frequency gain to the signal and dynamically adjusts the lowfrequency response based on the subwoofer volume level.
HPF THRU & LPF SUB
When turned on, the HPF THRU & LPF SUB switch engages two filters simultaneously:
1) A low pass filter will attenuate frequencies above 80Hz for the P1800X subwoofer.
2) A high pass filter will attenuate frequencies below 80Hz on the THRU 1 & 2 outputs. This is recommended when
using the subwoofer in combination with other speakers such as the P1500X.
FRONT LIMITER LIGHT
Setting the FRONT LIMITER LIGHT switch to ‘ON’ will enable the limiter indicator light on the front of the P1800SX. This
allows the user to see when the limiter is engaged in situations where it needs to be visible such as during a sound
check.
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P1500X and P1800SX Power Connections - Rear Panel
The P1500X and P1800SX power connections are located on the rear panel. It is suggested to understand the power
connections and descriptions below to insure proper use.
(A)
MAIN POWER VOLTAGE SELECTOR
The loudspeaker can be used with 100-120V AC or 220-240V AC power supply lines. Be sure the voltage selector switch
is set to the proper voltage before connecting the power cord. In addition, if the selector is adjusted from its shipped
setting, be sure the proper fuse has been installed. Any failure to meet these instructions may result in damage to the
loudspeaker.
(B)
POWER INLET & FUSE
The power inlet is an IEC receptacle type and should only be used with the power cord, or rated-equivalent, that is
included with the loudspeaker.
Below the power inlet is the fuse holder that can only be accessed when the power cord is removed. Be sure to replace
the fuse with rated-equivalent (see Specification section).
(C)
MAIN POWER SWITCH
The ON/OFF master switch controls the power to the loudspeaker. Be sure all connections and audio settings are set at a
safe level before placing the loudspeaker into an ‘ON’ condition.
(D)
FAN
The fan is automatically controlled by the loudspeaker and provides air-flow ventilation for the internal electronics. The
fan should never be blocked in order to insure proper cooling air flow to the electronics.
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Using the P1500X as a floor/stage monitor
The P1500X can be used as a floor monitor by laying the cabinet on its side at a fixed 45 degree angle toward the
performers. It is recommended to engage the HIGH PASS FILTER which cuts low frequencies to minimize any low
frequency bass-coupling or stage rumble between the loudspeaker and the stage platform. Be sure that the P1500X and
cables are not located where they can become a tripping hazard. It is recommended to use right angle XLR or right angle
¼” jacks where possible to avoid cable binding between the loudspeaker and stage platform.
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Using the pole mount
The P1500X has two different pole mounting angles: level and 7.5 degrees down. This
allows the loudspeaker to be adjusted to an angle that provides optimal audience coverage.
For example, a loudspeaker placed on a raised stage platform may have the pole mount
adjusted to 7.5 degrees downward so the front audience will not be missed.
Adjust the pole mount angle on the loudspeaker before it is placed onto a pole. On the
bottom of the loudspeaker is a rotatable disc with two tabs and a position indicator. Use
the two tabs to rotate the disc so that the position indicator is aligned with either 0 (level)
or 7.5 (angle downwards). Be sure the disc ‘clicks’ into place and cannot rotate freely.
CAUTION: When using stands or poles, be sure to observe the following:
 Make sure the pole stand is capable of handling the weight of the loudspeaker. Be sure to observe all
precautions as indicated by the pole stand manufacturer.
 The pole stand must be placed on a flat, level and stable surface with the legs fully extended. The pole stand
legs should be placed where they will not present a tripping hazard.
 Power cables and audio signal cables must be placed in a location where they will not create a tripping hazard
or topple the speakers over when moved or pulled.
 When placing the loudspeakers on top of the pole stand, be sure to ask for help.
 Before loudspeaker pole mounting, be sure to inspect all critical points for any cracks, deformations, corrosion
and/or missing parts that may affect the strength and safety of the installation.
 Only use a pole stand intended for loudspeaker use.
 Avoid placing the pole stand and loudspeaker in an area of traffic to prevent accidental contact.
 In a windy environment, be sure to use additional weight to support (sandbags) on the base of the pole stand
for additional stability. Do not attach banners, signage or balloons to the pole stand and/or the loudspeaker.
 Consult a licensed, professional engineer regarding equipment installation and ensure that all local, state and
national regulations regarding the safety and operation of loudspeakers and related equipment are
understood and adhered to.
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Using the suspension points
The P1500X suspension points are M10 threads with a depth of 25mm. Two suspension points are located on each
handle (top for vertical orientation and on the side for horizontal orientation) as well as two pull-back points located on
the rear of the unit.
CAUTION: When using suspension installation, be sure to observe the following:
 Loudspeaker suspension requires qualified persons who are familiar with rigging standards and practices. Any
unsafe mounting of any heavy load can result in serious injury and equipment damage.
 Consult a licensed, professional engineer regarding equipment installation and ensure that all local, state and
national regulations regarding the safety and operation of loudspeakers and related equipment are
understood and adhered to.
 Do not attempt to suspend the loudspeakers by the handles.
 Before loudspeaker suspension, be sure to inspect all critical points for any cracks, deformations, corrosion
and/or missing parts that may affect the strength and safety of the installation.
 Only use commercially-available M10 load-rated shoulder eyebolts along with rigging hardware appropriate
for the actual load.
 Fittings and rigging hardware may deteriorate over extended periods of time due to wear and/or corrosion, be
sure the installed is checked thoroughly by qualified personal at regular intervals.
 Cerwin-Vega! cannot be held responsible for damage or injury caused by insufficient strength of the support
structure or improper installation.
 Do not use the pull-back point as the suspension point for a majority of the load. The pull-back points are
intended for angling the loudspeaker downwards only. Note that the loudspeaker suspension points are
intended for one loudspeaker only.
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Application #1 – Single P1500X
A single P1500X powered speaker can be used to reinforce sound for a wide variety of performances. The diagram below
shows an application where a vocal microphone, an acoustic-electric guitar and either a keyboard or media player are
used together. Each individual channel volume can be adjusted to create the right balance while the main volume knob
controls the overall audience volume.
Equipment
Cable Type
Input 1
Acoustic-Electric Guitar (Set switch to LINE)
¼” TS (standard guitar cable)
Input 2
Microphone (Set switch to MIC)
XLR
Input 3
Keyboard (or media player)
Dual ¼” TS (or RCA*)
* Devices with RCA outputs can use INPUT 3 with the appropriate cable or plug adapters.
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Application #2 – Adding a second P1500X
A second P1500X loudspeaker can easily be added using a standard XLR/mic cable as in the example below. A two
speaker system can cover a wider audience and situations where more volume is needed. To add a second P1500X
loudspeaker, connect the MIX OUTPUT of the first speaker to INPUT 1 or INPUT 2 on the second speaker then set the
level and main volume to an appropriate setting on the first speaker. Be aware that the main volume on the first speaker
will not change the volume on the second speaker so make sure to set the input and main volume knobs to similar
settings.
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Application #3 – Adding Subwoofers
For demanding applications where even greater bass response is ideal, adding subwoofers to a pair of P1500X speakers
is a great idea. In the diagram below, an audio source is connected to INPUT 1 on each P1800SX subwoofer and then the
signal is linked to the P1500X speakers by using the P1800SX THRU 1 outputs. The P1500X and P1800SX also have
CUSTOM FEATURES that allow them to work together efficiently which is covered on the next page.
P1500X
Input 1
Equipment
From P1800SX THRU 1 output
Cable Type
XLR
P1800SX
Input 1
Equipment
From Audio Source
Cable Type
XLR or ¼” TRS
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Application #3 – Adding Subwoofers (Adjusting HPF & LPF Filters continued)
When using the P1500X and P1800SX together it is important to know how to set the HIGH PASS FILTER switch on the
P1500X and the HPF THRU & LPF SUB switch on the P1800SX so that both speakers work well together. Fortunately, this
system is designed so that the user can route the audio source to either the P1500X or P1800SX depending on the
situation. The settings below have been provided for either setup.
RECOMMENDED SETTINGS
SIGNAL FLOW
TOP (P1500X) to BOTTOM (P1800SX)
SIGNAL FLOW
BOTTOM (P1800SX) to TOP (P1500X)
P1500X: High Pass Filter is ON
P1800SX: HPF THRU & LPF SUB is ON
P1500X: High Pass Filter is OFF
P1800SX: HPF THRU & LPF SUB is ON
NOTE: Using a standard speaker pole, the P1500X and P1800SX active subwoofer create a complementary
system that is easy to setup and transport.
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Application #4 – Daisy-Chain
Some events may require several P1500X speakers spread across a long distance or a large stage front to provide
adequate sound reinforcement for the entire audience. Since there are multiple sources, the loop out from the mix
output should be used to daisy-chain to the next P1500X and then use the thru-out from the second speaker onward.
Input 1
Equipment
Microphone (Set switch to MIC)
Cable Type
XLR
Input 2
Microphone (Set switch to MIC)
XLR
Input 3
MIX
OUTPUT
Player (Left-to-Left, Right-to-Right)
P1500X next in daisy-chain
(Input 1, Set switch to LINE)
⅛” to dual ¼” TS( or RCA*)
XLR
* Devices with RCA outputs can use INPUT 3 with the appropriate cable or plug adapters.
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Application #5 – Adding a P1500X as a Stage Monitor
In a live performance, the performer may wish to have a stage monitor to help hear the performance better. The
diagram below shows a P1500X used as a stage monitor for the performer plus two P1500X speakers (daisy-chained) for
the audience. The performer(s) may have a different mix requirement than the audience which means all the THRU
outputs from the performer(s) must be taken to the first loudspeaker used to cover the audience. At the first
loudspeaker, the input levels can be mixed to the preferred presentation for the audience. The performer’s monitor can
be mixed to the performer’s specific requirements without affecting what the audience hears
NOTE: Careful positioning of the monitor loudspeaker is required as the proximity to the microphone is
susceptible to feedback. As a general rule, never point the microphone towards the loudspeaker.
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Application #6 – Large Venue/Front of House
In larger venues the Front of House engineer has control of the entire sound reinforcement system using the console
mixer. The diagram below shows how a console mixer interfaces with the performers’ on-stage audio equipment with
several P1500X speakers directed towards the audience.
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Protective Grill
The P1500X and P1800SX are shipped with the grill attached. It is recommended to leave the grill in place as it will
prevent any accidental damage to the drivers that may result during transportation, setup and general use.
In the event that the grill needs to be removed, simply remove the hex-head screws around the edge of the grill.
Remove the grill slowly to avoid damaging the gasket. When replacing the grill, be sure the gasket is in place and all
fasteners are secured in tightly to prevent rattling during general use.
Remote Main Volume
The 3-pin terminal connector plug allows the P1500X or P1800SX main volume level to be controlled from a remote
location through signal wires and an external device (not included). The signal wire passes only a voltage level and not
the actual audio signal. A single device can control the main volume of multiple units when connected correctly. The
potentiometer should be 10kOhm and specified to support numerous rotations as required for volume control use.
NOTE: Do not use the remote main volume connection for anything other than
volume control through the external device. Failure to follow this warning may
result in damage to the loudspeaker.
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System Block Diagram (P1500X full-range loudspeaker)
System Block Diagram (P1800SX subwoofer)
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Troubleshooting
Problem
No Sound
No Power
Shutdown
Cause
Loudspeaker is not
connected to active
AC power
Loudspeaker power
switch is in the ‘OFF’
position
Input level is set to
minimum setting
Main volume is set to
minimum setting
Audio source is not
active, volume is set
too low, or poor
connection
Loudspeaker is not
connected to active
AC power
Loudspeaker power
switch is in the ‘OFF’
position
AC power source
voltage is too low or
high
Loudspeaker fuse is
blown
Loudspeaker
protection
Solution
Verify the loudspeaker is indeed connected to an active AC power source.
Various outlets may need to be switched ‘on’. Use a lamp as another way to be
sure the AC power source is active.
Verify that the power switch on the back of the loudspeaker is ‘ON’.
Set the input level to a setting where sound can be heard.
Set the volume level to a setting where sound can be heard.
 Use the Signal indicator on the back of the loudspeaker to verify an audio
signal is indeed present.
 Verify that the audio equipment is turned ‘ON’ and set to output an audio
signal at a volume level above minimum.
 Verify the cable connection from the audio source output to the loudspeaker
input is correct.
 Audio mixers may have a MUTE or LOOP switch that may need to be
disengaged.
 Microphones that require phantom power must be used with an external
power source.
Verify the loudspeaker is indeed connected to an active AC power source.
Various outlets may need to be switched ‘ON’. Use a lamp as another way to be
sure the AC power source is active.
Verify that the power switch on the back of the loudspeaker is ‘ON’.
Verify if the AC power source is too low or too high. The loudspeaker will
protect itself if the AC power source is 10% lower or 10% higher than the
loudspeaker’s intended voltage setting.
Disconnect all power connections and inspect and replace, if necessary, the
fuse located on the rear of the loudspeaker. See Specifications for fuse
information.
self-  Avoid placing the loudspeaker near a heat source or under direct sun light.
 Avoid using an audio source with clipped and/or distorted input signal.
 Verify the limiter indicators are not always on and if so, lower the input and
volume levels until the limiter indicator is ‘OFF’.
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Troubleshooting (continued)
Bad Sound
Equipment
settings  Check the meters on the external mixing console to ensure that the signal is
are not set properly
not being clipped by the mixer, if the levels from the mixer are too hot
causing distortion
correct the gain structure of the console; first by lowering the pre-amplifier
trim (input sensitivity), if this does not lower the signal level sufficiently then
lower the channel fader, and if the level is still too hot then lower the master
bus (but most likely a clipped input is the source of the distortion). It is
important to check every active input channel on the console to ensure that
each input trim is set correctly for each source.
 If the signal sources are plugged directly into the P1500X make sure that the
input level knobs are not turned up too high. If the signal indicator LED is
turning RED on any channel that means the input on that channel is clipping
and the input level needs to be lowered. It is also possible that the source
level will need to be lowered. If distortion is still audible after lowering the
source level and input level knob then lower the master volume knob on the
P1500X.
 Check that the audio source and/or mixer do not have excessive bass or
treble added to the mix, overdriven EQ’s can clip causing audible distortion.
Bad cable connections Verify that all connections are good. Verify the connectors are clean and free of
any residue build-up. Verify the insulation jacket on all cables has not been torn
or crushed.
Rattling Sounds
Be sure the rattling sounds do not come from the caster wheels (subwoofer
only), loudspeaker stands or any furniture or fixtures located near the system.
Bad AC mains cable Avoid using an AC power source that is connected to a light dimmer. Use an AC
location
filter box or use a different AC circuit.
Avoid routing the audio signal cables along other power cables, transformers
and signal cables to prevent interference.
Ground loop ‘hum’
Turn all volume and input levels to the minimum setting to verify there is no
‘hum’ coming from the connected audio equipment. If the ‘hum’ is still present,
than remove all audio cable connections and if the ‘hum’ disappears than there
is a potential ground loop problem. Ground lifting the signal cable (with a direct
box or coupling transformer) is the safest way to eliminate ground loops within
sound setups. Plug all audio equipment AC power connections into the same
outlet which shares a common ground (make sure the outlet is capable of
supporting the equipment to avoid overloading the circuit). Verify that the
distance between AC power source and common ground is as short as possible.
Equipment ‘hiss’
Use a balanced connection (instead of an unbalanced connection) to take
advantage of the best noise rejection.
Plug all audio equipment AC power connections into the same outlet which
shares a common ground (make sure the outlet is capable of supporting the
equipment to avoid overloading the circuit).
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Specifications
System Type:
Frequency Range (-10 dB):
Frequency Response (±3 dB):
Nominal Coverage (-6 dB):
Maximum SPL(1) @ 1m:
Amplifier Type:
Amplifier Rating:
Low Frequency Driver:
High Frequency Driver:
Connectors:
Impedance:
Indicators:
Enclosure:
Grille:
Mounting & Suspension:
Operating Temperature:
Dimensions (H x W x D):
Weight:
Shipping Dimensions (H x W x D):
Shipping Weight:
Fuse (5mm x 20mm):
Amplifier Service Part Number:
P1500X
Active 2-way full-range, bass reflex
49.8 Hz – 23.5 kHz
55.0 Hz – 20.5 kHz
90° Horizontal, 65° Vertical
134 dB
Class D
1500 Watts Dynamic
500 Watts Continuous
15”
1¾” diaphragm, 1” exit
CH 1&2 - Neutrik™ XLR/TRS inputs,
CH3 Dual ¼” TS
THRU 1&2 - XLR, MIX - XLR
CH 1&2 – 20 kΩ, CH3 – 10 kΩ
Signal/Clip, Power, Limiter, Protect
Polymer cabinet, flush waveguide
18 gauge, perforated steel
7.5° or flat, 35mm pole socket
4 x M10 suspension, 2 x M10 pull-back
-20° to 55°C
27.5” x 17.0” x 13.5”
(699mm x 432mm x 343mm)
53.0 lbs (24.0 kg)
32.0” x 21.5” x 18.5”
(813mm x 546mm x 470mm)
60.5 lbs (27.4 kg)
T8A/250V (120V version)
T4A/250V (240V version)
AMPP00012
P1800SX
Active Subwoofer, bass reflex
31.5 Hz – 272.0 Hz
38.0 Hz – 183.0 Hz
not applicable
136 dB
Class D
2000 Watts Dynamic
650 Watts Continuous
18”
not applicable
CH 1&2 - Neutrik™ XLR/TRS inputs
THRU 1&2 - XLR, LINK - XLR
CH 1&2 – 20 kΩ
Signal/Clip, Power, Limiter, Protect
18mm reinforced wood cabinet
18 gauge, perforated steel
35mm pole socket
-20° to 55°C
24.25” x 20.0” x 24.5”
(616mm x 508mm x 622mm)
84.0 lbs (38.1 kg) with casters
77.0 lbs (34.9 kg) without casters
27.25” x 22.0” x 26.5”
(692mm x 559mm x 673mm)
93.5 lbs (42.4 kg)
T8A/250V (120V version)
T4A/250V (240V version)
AMPP00013
(1)
Maximum SPL. In accordance with industry standard practice the Maximum SPL is calculated based upon the following equation: Peak
Transducer Sensitivity (dB) + Dynamic Amplifier Power (dB). The amplifier power measurement was performed with the limiter protection circuits
engaged. Full range loudspeakers are measured in full space and subwoofers are measured in half space.
Package Contents
P1500X
Active Loudspeaker
Manual
Power Cord (2M, 10Amps)
Spare Fuse (inside fuse holder)
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P1800SX
Active Subwoofer
Manual
Power Cord (2M, 15Amps)
Spare Fuse (inside fuse holder)
Casters with mounting hardware
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Care and Maintenance
Before any cleaning or maintenance, be sure the loudspeaker is unplugged, turned off, and that all cables are removed.
Be sure to avoid any moisture coming into the openings of the speaker.
The loudspeaker can be maintained cosmetically using a dry cloth. Avoid using cleaning chemicals as they may harm the
finish of the loudspeaker. A direct burst of air should be avoided and may harm the drivers as well as assisting debris
into the enclosure.
When storing the loudspeaker, be sure it is above ground to avoid accidental flooding and excess dust build-up. It is
suggested to cover the loudspeaker while it is placed in storage or being transported.
Appendix A – Cable Connections
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Warranty
Thank you for choosing one of Gibson Pro Audio’s brands (Stanton, KRK, or Cerwin Vega!).
Your satisfaction is extremely important to us. We proudly stand behind the quality of our work and appreciate that you
put your trust in us. Registering your merchandise will help us guarantee that you are kept up to date on our latest
advances.
To Register Merchandise Purchased from an Authorized Gibson Pro Audio Dealer in the U.S.:
Please go to: http://www.gibson.com and register online.
Or you may send your warranty card to:
Gibson Customer Service
309 Plus Park Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37217
If you have any questions you may contact customer service at:
1-800-4GIBSON (1-800-444-2766)
e-mail: service@gibson.com
FOR MERCHANDISE PURCHASED FROM AN AUTHORIZED GIBSON PRO AUDIO DISTRIBUTOR OUTSIDE OF THE US, PLEASE
CONTACT THE DISTRIBUTOR FROM WHOM YOU PURCHASED YOUR MERCHANDISE FOR TO REGISTER YOUR WARRANTY
AND FOR HANDLING AND RESOLUTION OF ALL WARRANTY-RELATED ISSUES.
Gibson Pro Audio Warranty
If at any time your Gibson Pro Audio product (which includes Stanton, KRK, or Cerwin Vega! brands) malfunctions as a
result of faulty materials or workmanship, Gibson Pro Audio or one of Gibson Pro Audio’s Authorized Service Centers in
the US will repair the defect(s) or replace the merchandise, as it deems appropriate at its sole discretion.
Warranty Period (from date of Purchase as listed on the Bill of Sale):
Stanton
One (1) year for all Stanton products.
KRK
Three (3) years from all studio monitors.
One (1) year all headphones, computer audio devices, including room correction devices.
Cerwin Vega!
Five (5) years for all passive speaker systems.
Three (3) years for all active speaker systems.
Three (3) years for all mixers.
Gibson will warrant all replacement parts and repairs for ninety (90) days from the date of original shipment.
In the unlikely event that your merchandise is destroyed, lost or damaged beyond repair while in the possession of
Gibson or one of Gibson Pro Audio’s Authorized Service Centers for repair, Gibson will replace that merchandise with
one of the same or most similar style of a value not in excess of the original purchase price of your merchandise. Any
insurance covering the merchandise, including but not limited to collector's value insurance, must be carried by owner
at owner's expense.
For the fastest and safest merchandise return, please use the original shipping carton and packaging materials. Gibson
cannot be responsible for any damages incurred during the shipping process due to poor or inadequate packing.
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THIS WARRANTY IS EXTENDED TO THE ORIGINAL RETAIL PURCHASER ONLY AND MAY NOT BE TRANSFERRED OR
ASSIGNED TO SUBSEQUENT OWNERS. IN ORDER TO VALIDATE YOUR WARRANTY, AND AS A CONDITION PRECEDENT TO
WARRANTY COVERAGE HEREUNDER, YOU MUST REGISTER YOUR WARRANTY WITHIN FIFTEEN (15) DAYS FOLLOWING
THE ORIGINAL DATE OF PURCHASE.YOUR PROOF OF PURCHASE OR SALES RECEIPT MUST ACCOMPANY ALL REQUESTS
FOR WARRANTY COVERAGE.
This warranty is subject to the following limitations:
THIS WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER
1. Any merchandise that has been altered or modified in any way or upon which the serial number has been tampered
with or altered.
2. Any merchandise whose warranty card has been altered or upon which false information has been given.
3. Any merchandise that has been damaged due to misuse, negligence, or improper operation.
4. Any merchandise that has been damaged by accident, flood, fire, lightening, or other acts of God.
5. Shipping damage of any kind.
6. Any merchandise that has been subjected to extremes of humidity or temperature.
7. Any merchandise that has been purchased from an unauthorized dealer, or upon which unauthorized repair or service
has been performed.
GIBSON MAKES NO OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTY OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER. ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING
WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, EXCEEDING THE SPECIFIC PROVISIONS
OF THIS WARRANTY ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED AND EXCLUDED FROM THIS WARRANTY. SOME STATES AND/OR
COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES SO THAT THE ABOVE MAY NOT
APPLY TO YOU.
GIBSON SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR OTHER SIMILAR DAMAGES
SUFFERED BY THE PURCHASER OR ANY THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF
PROFITS OR BUSINESS OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE MERCHANDISE, WHETHER IN
CONTRACT OR IN TORT, EVEN IF GIBSON OR ITS AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY
OF SUCH DAMAGES, AND GIBSON SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY EXPENSES, CLAIMS, OR SUITS ARISING OUT OF OR
RELATING TO ANY OF THE FOREGOING.
FOR MERCHANDISE PURCHASED FROM AN AUTHORIZED GIBSON PRO AUDIO DISTRIBUTOR OUTSIDE OF THE US, PLEASE
CONTACT THE DISTRIBUTOR FROM WHOM YOU PURCHASED YOUR MERCHANDISE FOR THE HANDLING AND
RESOLUTION OF ALL WARRANTY ISSUES. FOR THESE PURCHASES, THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED WARRANTY IS NOT
APPLICABLE.
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How to Obtain Warranty Service
Warranty Service outside the United States:
To initiate a warranty repair, please contact the Authorized Gibson Pro Audio distributor from whom you purchased
your merchandise, and follow the distributor’s return/warranty policy.
Warranty Service for Merchandise Purchased from an Authorized Gibson Pro Audio Dealer in the U.S:
In the event of malfunction of your Gibson Pro Audio merchandise, the Dealer or Owner must call Customer Service @
1-800-4GIBSON (1-800-444-2766) and obtain a Return Authorization number from the customer service agent. No
merchandise may be returned to Gibson without such prior Return Authorization, and the Return Authorization number
must be written on the outside of the shipping package. The Customer Service agent will provide the address and
additional shipping instructions. Owner must ship the merchandise, freight, and insurance pre-paid to the address
provided by the customer service representative. Only Authorized Gibson Pro Audio Service Centers may perform
warranty service and any service performed by unauthorized persons will void this warranty. Gibson disclaims liability
for defects or damage caused by services performed by unauthorized persons or non-warranty service not performed by
Gibson or an Authorized Gibson Pro Audio Service Center.
When contacting Gibson, you must include a complete written description of the malfunction of the merchandise. If
non-warranty work is required or recommended, a quotation will be issued and must be approved by you before any
non-warranty work is commenced. You should consider quotations obtained for non-warranty work immediately and
advise the Authorized Gibson Pro Audio Service Center or Gibson of your wishes. You are not required to purchase nonwarranty work in order to obtain service on materials covered by this warranty. Following its inspection of merchandise
upon its arrival, Gibson or the Authorized Gibson Pro Audio Service Center will advise you or your dealer of the
approximate date of completion. The repaired merchandise or part will be returned to you or your dealer, freight collect
insured.
No representative or other person is authorized to assume for Gibson any liability except as stated in this warranty. This
warranty gives you specific rights which vary from state to state or from country to country.
For further information, write:
Customer Service Dept.,
Gibson Customer Service
309 Plus Park Blvd.
Nashville, TN 37217
Or call:
1-800-4GIBSON
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P1500X and P1800SX REV B © 2012 CERWIN-VEGA
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