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Martin Audio CDD-LIVE12B 12" Two Way Powered System Portable Loudspeaker 2500W

Martin Audio CDD-LIVE12B 12" Two Way Powered System Portable Loudspeaker 2500W

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Martin Audio CDD-LIVE12B 12" Two Way Powered System Portable Loudspeaker 2500W

The CDD-LIVE 12 is a high-performance, self-powered system designed for professional applications that require high output levels and exceptional fidelity from a very compact enclosure. With a peak output capability of 128dB at 1 metre, it is the ideal solution for a multitude of premium stand-alone and distributed sound reinforcement requirements — from touring, theatre and portable live sound, to concert hall and HoW installations, AV events and stage monitor use.

Featuring a high-specification 12” (300mm) LF/1” (25mm) exit HF Coaxial Differential Dispersion driver, it delivers more consistent audience coverage than a conventional system with a fixed X° x Y° coverage pattern and has wide 110° horizontal coverage close-up. The innovative CDD technology also achieves ‘point source’ summation of the LF and HF sections — eliminating off-axis variations in frequency response associated with non-coaxial designs.

A self-powered system, the CDD-LIVE 12 incorporates a two-channel Class D amplifier, DSP and Dante™ digital audio networking — simplifying set-up, enhancing control and eliminating amplifier racks. The onboard amplifier delivers 2000W LF + 500W HF peak output to the drivers, and its switched-mode power supply auto-ranges to global mains voltages from 100 to 240V 50/60Hz.

DSP functions — including parametric EQ, delay, muting, gain and preset selection — can be controlled over Ethernet from a PC or Windows® tablet via intuitive VU-NET™ proprietary software.

For simple set-ups, ‘plug-and-play’ presets — as well as a user-defined preset — can be selected on the rear panel, instead of using computer control. As an alternative to its analogue inputs, the CDD- LIVE 12 is Dante enabled for digital audio distribution and control over a single CAT5 cable to maintain audio quality however long the cable run.

The CDD-LIVE 12 is incredibly versatile. Its multi-angle enclosure can be used in either horizontal or vertical orientation, with rotation of the driver easily accomplished by removing the screw-free, protective grille. The tour-grade enclosure is constructed from multi-laminate plywood and finished in a hard-wearing polyurea coating. Integral fittings include a top-hat for pole mounting and multiple M8 inserts for attachment to a wall-bracket, yoke or universal bracket with a wide range of up and down tilt angles.



  • Compact, self-powered two-way system
  • Coaxial Differential Dispersion™ technology
  • Onboard Class D amplification and DSP
  • Dante™ Digital Audio networking
  • Global mains operation with Power Factor Correction
  • User-rotatable CDD™ driver
  • Vertical and horizontal mounting options
  • Tour-grade, multi-angle plywood enclosure
  • IP24 rating option with rain cowl
  • Comprehensive mounting accessories


  • Live sound reinforcement
  • Theatre sound
  • Corporate AV events
  • Fixed installations in concert halls, ballrooms and HoW
  • Stage monitor and infill
  • Bars and clubs



TYPE:  Compact, Coaxial Differential Dispersion powered two-way system

FREQUENCY RESPONSE (1):        62Hz – 20kHz ±3dB, -10dB @ 50Hz


LF: 12” (300mm)/2.5” (63.5mm) voice coil, long excursion, shared ferrite motor system with HF

HF: 1” (25mm) exit/1.7” (44mm) voice coil, polyimide dome compression driver

INPUT SENSITIVITY:           -30dBu for 100dB SPL

MAXIMUM SPL (2):           122dB continuous / 128dB peak

DISPERSION:           110˚-60˚ horizontal, 60˚ vertical (user-rotatable)

CROSSOVER:           1.5kHz Active LR8 with low latency HF FIR equalisation Balance presets for pole mount/ pole mount with sub/ stage monitor


CONNECTORS:        Female XLR input, male XLR link output, Dante Audio Neutrik® Ethercon

ANALOGUE INPUT IMPEDANCE:            20 kΩ balanced to ground

MAXIMUM ANALOGUE INPUT LEVEL:  24.6 Vpp (+21dBu), over voltage protected


Multi-channel DSP, programmable via TCP/IP using VU-Net software

PEQ/shelving filters

Up to 48dB/Oct HPF

Low latency HF FIR filters

Up to 200ms input delay

Pre-set selection via rear panel switch


CONNECTORS:        2xNeutrik® Ethercon




2 channel switch-mode, class D,

Bridged Tied Load + 1 channel switch-mode, class D


2500W total

2000W LF, 500W HF


COOLING:     External convection cooled, with internal fan

MAXIMUM AMBIENT TEMPERATURE: 40°C (104°F) for full output


TYPE:  Switch mode, fixed frequency with PFC

AC INPUT OPERATING RANGE:   85 – 265V ~ AC, 50 - 60Hz

POWER FACTOR:    > 0.98


MAINS CONNECTOR:        Neutrik® Powercon True1


ENCLOSURE:            Extensively braced multi-laminate plywood.

FINISH:          Textured black PU coating.

PROTECTIVE GRILLE:         HEX perforated mild steel with protective zinc plating and black powder coat finish. Backed with black grille cloth.


Top hat for pole mounting

15 x M8 mounting points

Two side pocket handles

Optional weather protection cowl

IP RATING:   IP24 factory option available


(W) 359mm x (H) 580mm x (D) 373mm

(W) 14.13in x (H) 22.83in x (D) 14.69in

WEIGHT:       28kg (61.6lbs) excluding Transit cover

ACCESSORIES:         Transit Cover Optional wall, yoke and universal brackets


Echotone Music LLC is an experienced E-commerce Audio Visual Equipment dealer since 1998.  We take pride in selling Pro Audio gear for musicians, sound engineers, production companies and broadcast applications.   

Shipping -Pro packed & shipped  USPS, UPS or Freight Service. Contact us & pay for 2 day air upgrade on any unit. We are working hard to get your product ( built if needed), processed &  shipped. Processing times vary, 2-30  days

Returns/Refunds- If there is truly a manufacturing defect a return tag will be provided. Otherwise customer pays for return shipping. Returned items must be sealed/unopened to qualify for a full refund. Refunds are for the Item cost only. Gear returned with out all its original packaging, & accessories or shows signs of wear, is subject to an additional service fee. This item is now used and it would be unfair to resell to another customer as new. 

What products can not be returned? - Clearance items, Custom Builds, Road Cases, DT12 items, items identified as non-returnable, discontinued items, used or NOS items,  electronic software downloads, demo gear, computers, vacuum tubes, earbuds, harmonicas raw-frame speakers, turntable cartridges, fog fluid

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