Amazingly powerful output and killer sound quality for its small size.
The QSC K10 punches above its weight class with unrivaled sound quality and solid workmanship that stands up to the rigors of professional use. Even more impressive is you get all this in a remarkably compact, lightweight and stylish enclosure for effortless handling and set up. Under the hood you'll find an efficient Class D power module that pumps out 1000 watts of clean, distortion-free sound with crisp highs and deep, rich lows.
With 90 degrees of coverage, the K10's woofer drives low frequencies down to 56Hz making it ideal for a wide range of applications including DJing or live reinforcement of instruments, especially in smaller venues. Paired with a K Series subwoofer there's not much this speaker can't handle. Equally comfortable as a stage monitor, the K10 enclosure has an angled side for use as a low-profile, horizontal wedge and a flat side for proper side-fill use.
QSC incorporates several proprietary DSP technologies into the K10, including Digital Extension and Excursion Processing (DEEP). DEEP allows K10 to deliver levels of low-frequency extension previously impossible in enclosures of this size. Another innovation is Intrinsic Correction, which uses dozens of spatially-averaged measurements mapped to the processor to deliver smooth and accurate reproduction across the entire sound field. Preventing amplifier clipping or overload is QSC's proprietary GuardRail technology, which monitors the input voltage and controls the amplifier output stage before the onset of clipping.
Connectivity & Monitoring
The back of the K10 features two XLR-combi inputs, each with its own level control. Both accommodate line-level inputs and one may be switched to microphone level sensitivity. Phono (RCA) input jacks are also included for connection of consumer electronics sources. Dual XLR outputs are provided for dual "loop-thru" XLR/M connectors and a single XLR jack is available as a summed output. All three input sources may be used at once and mixed via the two gain control knobs. In addition, user EQ controls are provided to select between different subwoofer settings. For installed applications, connecting a commonly available potentiometer to the unit's Euroblock connector allows the operator to have gain control from a remote location. Multiple K Series units can be daisy-chained together to one centralized control.
Suspension and Mounting
The K10 may be pole-mounted, suspended, or yoke-mounted. The K10 yoke accessory kit (not included) allows for either horizontal or vertical yoke mounting, providing a flexible means of attaching K Series loudspeakers to a building structure or truss. When suspended deployment is required, M10 threaded inserts support vertical or horizontal suspension, while the integral polemount socket accommodates 35 mm speaker poles for use on a speaker stand or over a sub. The pole socket is designed so that the speaker may be angled down 7.5 degrees in order to cover the audience while keeping acoustic energy off reflective walls and ceilings.
- Amplifier class:D
- Wattage:1000W continuous
- Frequency response:56Hz - 20kHz
- Coverage pattern:90° conical
- Max SPL:129 dB
- XLR:2 XLR/TRS
- XLR:2 XLR/TRS
- Cabinet material:ABS
For unrivaled quality and power in a small package, order a pair of K10s today.
K10 10" Powered PA Speaker Specifications:
- 1,000 watt, efficient and lightweight class-D power module
Lightweight (32 lb.)
Professional appearance and rugged construction
Directivity Matched Transition (DMT) and Intrinsic Correction DSP tuning for accurate, undistorted performance across the entire sound field
GuardRail technology discreetly protects the system from damaging overload
DEEP mode for enhanced low-frequency extension without a subwoofer
Locking IEC power cable
XLR and 1/4" connectors
Phone Mic/Line and Line inputs with Loop-thru connectors and independent level controls.
Phono (RCA) inputs
Three 2-way models”each with coverage pattern optimized to match the LF driver
Front mounted LED may be switched off or indicate "LIMIT" or AC Power On
Dual angle, 35 mm pole socket with Tilt-Direct allows the speaker to be angled down to put the energy on the audience instead of the back wall
1-3/4" voice-coil compression driver
High Pass Filter for use with subwoofers
1,000 watt subwoofer, efficient and light-weight Class D power module
Threaded pole socket for solid, secure pole mounting
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Comments about QSC K10 10" Powered PA Speaker:
If you've been looking for a rock-solid compact powered speaker with excellent bass response, look no further than the K10. I own one and use as a keyboard amplifier (one of two, so I get stereo sound). I pair it with a Yamaha MSR250, which is a very good speaker too, but in comparing the two, I prefer the sound of the K10, which surpasses the Yamaha in clarity and punch, especially in the bass response. And if I ever happen to need more bass, I switch to the DEEP setting, which rattles walls. Can't go wrong with QSC. And I would recommend getting the tote bag as well because you can never have too much protection.