Passive DJ Speakers

Passive DJ speakers are a great choice for the working DJ for hire, when combined with an external power amplifier these speaker units help to disperse sound evenly. Passive speakers are often preferred by DJs as they have much more flexibility of customisation and thus are great value for money without the onboard tech limitations of an active unit.

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  1. 12" Passive DJ Speaker - Max SP12 - 700W
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    £100.00
    12" Passive DJ Speaker - Max SP12 - 700W
    • 700W passive speaker for DJ use
    • 3-way design with bass ports
    • Integrated carry handles and corner protectors
    • Tophat for tripod mounting
    • 6.3mm Jack and bare wire clip terminals
    £100.00
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  2. Passive DJ Speakers - Vonyx SL6 6" Pair
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    £88.99
    Passive DJ Speakers - Vonyx SL6 6" Pair
    • 500W passive speakers
    • 2-way design with bass reflex ports
    • 6.3mm Jack or bare wire terminals to connect to an amplifier
    • 35mm tophat mounts to use them on speaker stands
    • Damping black felt material with metal grilles and carry handles
    £88.99
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  3. 8" Passive DJ Speakers Including Tripod Stands - Pair
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    £135.00
    8" Passive DJ Speakers Including Tripod Stands - Pair
    • Two passive speakers with maximum power out of 800W
    • Two speaker stands to raise speakers for more coverage of audio
    • Speakers are carpet-felt finished allowing for indoor and outdoor use
    • Full 3-way passive speaker set with powerful audio
    • Fully portable kit with folding stands and light speakers with carry handles
    £135.00
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  4. 12" Passive DJ Speakers - Max SP12 Pair - 1400W
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    £180.00
    12" Passive DJ Speakers - Max SP12 Pair - 1400W
    • 1400W passive speakers
    • 3-way design with a woofer, midrange driver and tweeter
    • Bass ports for deep and defined bass response
    • Equipped with carry handles and corner protectors for transport
    • Tophat for tripod mounting
    £180.00
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  5. Max 8" Passive DJ Speakers Pair
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    £120.00
    Max 8" Passive DJ Speakers Pair
    • Affordable & sturdy
    • Sleek, passive disco speakers pair
    • Great for mobile DJs, amplifier not included
    £120.00
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  6. Dual 15" Passive DJ Speakers - Max SP215 Pair
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    £419.00
    Dual 15" Passive DJ Speakers - Max SP215 Pair
    • Dual 15" drivers with bass ports for deep bass definition
    • 4000W power when connected to a suitable amplifier
    • Carry handles and protective corners for ease of transport
    • 3-way design with midrange driver and tweeters for precise audio reproduction
    • Cushion felt lining for a sleek finish
    £419.00
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  7. Vonyx SL8 8" Passive DJ PA Speaker Pair
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    £110.00
    Vonyx SL8 8" Passive DJ PA Speaker Pair
    • 100W RMS Power/200W Max Power/400W Peak Power (per speaker)
    • Vonyx SL8 Passive 8 inch Speaker pair
    • 2-Way Bass-Reflex design with trapezoid shape enclosure
    • 8 inch woofer and piezo horn tweeter for tight low end response and midrange clarity, with 1/4 inch (6.35mm) jack socket input and traditional spring terminals.
    • Classic wood and carpet design for durability, with recessed handles, 35mm top hat for pole mounting and large anti-slip feet
    £110.00
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  8. Max SP212 Dual 12" Passive DJ Speaker Pair
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    £289.00
    Max SP212 Dual 12" Passive DJ Speaker Pair
    • Full range 12 inch Dual woofer pair, bullet tweeter and midrange horn
    • Large woofer magnets
    • 2x Jack and 1x Clip terminal
    £289.00
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  9. Complete PA System with SP15 Passive DJ Speakers, Stands & Bag
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    £329.00
    Complete PA System with SP15 Passive DJ Speakers, Stands & Bag
    • Full range 15" woofer, bullet tweeter and horn
    • Large woofer magnet
    • 2x Jack and 1x Clip terminal
    £329.00
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  10. DJ Amplifier and Speaker Package - Max Dual 6" Speakers & SPL400 Amp
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    £199.00
    DJ Amplifier and Speaker Package - Max Dual 6" Speakers & SPL400 Amp
    • 400W DJ system perfect for home use or in small venues
    • Compact system making for easy portability
    • 2-way design with bass ports for precise sound
    • Speakers equipped with handles and plastic corner protectors
    • Cables included to connect devices like laptops and mixing desks
    £199.00
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  11. Dual 15" Passive DJ Speaker Pair with SPL2000 Amplifier
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    £549.00
    Dual 15" Passive DJ Speaker Pair with SPL2000 Amplifier
    • RCA inputs on amplifier to connect audio devices
    • 3-band equaliser (alter low, middle and high ends)
    • Connection port of jack and screw terminals to connect up kit
    • Bass ports on speakers for extra deep bass
    • Full 3-way range system of 2000W
    £549.00
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  12. DJ Speakers and Amp - Max Dual 8" Speaker & SPL700 Amplifier
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    £229.00
    DJ Speakers and Amp - Max Dual 8" Speaker & SPL700 Amplifier
    • 700W complete DJ PA system with speakers and amplifier
    • Dual 8" speakers with reflex ports for precise sound reproduction
    • 3-band equaliser to customise the frequency output
    • Multiple RCA inputs with an input selector switch
    • Carry handles and corner protectors for ease of transport
    £229.00
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  13. DJ Speakers and Amp Package - 12" Max Speakers - Stands - Cables
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    £349.00
    DJ Speakers and Amp Package - 12" Max Speakers - Stands - Cables
    • 700W DJ package
    • Amp provides control over each speaker separately
    • Top hat equipped to the speaker housings
    • Speaker stands with carry bag for easy transport
    • Complete system ready for instant setup
    £349.00
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  14. Vonyx 12" Passive DJ PA Speaker Pair
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    £219.00
    Vonyx 12" Passive DJ PA Speaker Pair
    • Pair of 12 inch, 2-way Passive Speakers
    • Ingressed side handles
    • Easy to transport. Connect the pair to an external amplifier.
    £219.00
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  15. Max SP15 15" Passive DJ Speaker Pair
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    £269.00
    Max SP15 15" Passive DJ Speaker Pair
    • Full range 15" woofer, bullet tweeter and midrange horn pair
    • Large woofer magnet
    • 2x Jack and 1x Clip terminal
    £269.00
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  16. Max Red 8" Passive DJ Speakers Pair
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    £135.00
    Max Red 8" Passive DJ Speakers Pair
    • RMS Power: 250W (per speaker)
    • Peak Power: 500W (per speaker)
    • Impedance: 8 Ohm (per speaker)
    £135.00
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  17. Max 10" Passive DJ Speakers Pair
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    £175.00
    Max 10" Passive DJ Speakers Pair
    • Full Range 10" Woofer, Bullet Tweeter and Midrange Horn pair
    • Road Ready Cabinet Finish
    • SPL of 95dB
    £175.00
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  18. DJ Amplifier & Speaker Package - Vonyx SL8 8" & SPL500 Amp
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    £190.00
    DJ Amplifier & Speaker Package - Vonyx SL8 8" & SPL500 Amp
    • Two channel DJ amplifier
    • Passive speaker pair with impressive power and full-range output
    • RCA inputs for connecting TVs, DVD or CD players and PCs
    • Included jack to RCA cable for connecting your smartphone or tablet
    • 500W maximum power output for small parties and events
    £190.00
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  19. DJ Amplifier & Speaker Package - Max SP212 Speakers & SPL2000 Amp
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    £429.00
    DJ Amplifier & Speaker Package - Max SP212 Speakers & SPL2000 Amp
    • Complete 2000W DJ package for medium-sized venues
    • 3-band equaliser to customise the sound
    • Dual 3-way 12" speakers for deep bass definition
    • Multiple RCA inputs to connect several devices to the system
    • Carry handles and plastic corner protectors for easy transportation
    £429.00
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  20. Vonyx SL10 10" Passive DJ PA Speaker Pair
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    £165.00
    Vonyx SL10 10" Passive DJ PA Speaker Pair
    • 150W RMS Power/250W Max Power (per speaker)
    • Passive speaker pair each with 2-way bass reflex integration and piezo horn for wide range frequency dispersion
    • 10 inch woofer provides a perfect amount of deep and well rounded bass, handling low ranges with ease
    • Tough carpet covering and metal grill for added protection to the cabinet and driver
    • 35mm base top hat for mounting on speaker stands enabling better sound placement within a venue
    £165.00
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  21. SoundLab 5 Way Tweeter System Pair
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    £91.99
    SoundLab 5 Way Tweeter System Pair
    • Compatible with a range of PA systems
    • Produces up to 300w of quality rich treble sounds
    • The wooden cabinet is finished in carpet
    • Comes in Black
    £91.99
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  22. DJ Amplifier and Speaker Package - 700W
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    £339.00
    DJ Amplifier and Speaker Package - 700W
    • Speakers with a power maximum of 1000W each (2000W as a pair) 
    • Amplifier maximum power of 700W
    • 3-band EQ on the amplifier to adjust Bass, Middle and Treble levels
    • Two-channel amp to control each speaker separately
    • Portable speaker kit with handles, corner protectors and top hats
    £339.00
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  23. RCL Add-on Tweeter Box Speaker Pair
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    £43.00
    RCL Add-on Tweeter Box Speaker Pair
    • RCL Add on Tweeter Box Piezo Speaker Pair
    • Weight (kg) 3
    • Dimension (mm) 496, 249, 130
    £43.00
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  24. Max Red 10" Passive DJ Speakers Pair
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    £145.00
    Max Red 10" Passive DJ Speakers Pair
    • RMS Power: 300W (per speaker)
    • Peak Power: 600W (per speaker)
    • Impedance: 8 Ohm (per speaker)
    £145.00
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Passive disco speakers such as the units featured here are easy to transport between venues due to their carry handles and in some cases wheels. Passive DJ speakers will not work on their own, please note that an external amplifier purchase is necessary to use these speakers effectively. The speakers that are larger in size (12-inch to 15-inch) are suitable for small to medium-sized live music venues and can be set up for use in minutes.

Buy Passive DJ Speakers

The passive DJ speakers available are built from strong, robust material and with a protective metal grille in front of the main speaker driver. This metal grille shields the woofer from potential accidents all while maintaining a sleek and stylish finish for the speaker itself. Many working DJs like to save space when on the job, we stock mixer-amplifiers elsewhere in the store which can be used to power your passive disco speakers and also fine-tune your final sound output.

This saves bringing along a mixer and amplifier separately, DJs already have a huge amount of gear to move around in their vehicles so reducing the workload is appreciated by many professionals. Some speakers are covered in a carpeted material, protecting the cabinet from accidental scuffs and scrapes that may occur during normal transit. Each speaker model has a unique set of capabilities, be sure to look at the item specifications upon the respective item pages for more details.

Passive Disco Speakers

Passive disco speakers remain an effective choice for the working DJ, even despite their active counterparts generally being a lot more popular in recent years. Often used in nightclubs and other nightlife hotspots, these speakers are often mounted to the walls when inside this type of venue. As mentioned, the ways you can utilise passive DJ speakers are numerous, hence their versatility during public usage.

A few amps nowadays have the basic 3 frequency bands connected to dials built into the front surface, allowing users to alter their sounds bass, middle and treble levels respectively. While not as involved as a fully-fledged mixer-amplifier, this is another reason why professionals prefer to use a passive system/power amplifier combination. Granting themselves full control of both the music selected and how well it will be heard by an audience.

Any DJ can customise, upgrade and improve their existing speakers by doing a little bit of DIY with a few new speaker components. Either repairing or replacing old components or beginning a full sound speaker home build, a passive system does not have inner amplifiers and other enclosed systems that could be knocked about during DIY. This makes these speakers modular and it is this freedom that sets it apart from the convenience of an active system.


Frequently Asked...

What is a passive DJ speaker?

Passive speakers are a versatile and popular choice amongst working DJs, producing high-quality sound reproduction. These speakers are not powered, which means they need to connect to an external amplifier with a speaker wire, and will not work on their own. They draw power from the amplifier, meaning they do not need to be connected to a mains power supply.


What are the benefits of passive DJ speakers?

Passive DJ speakers have several benefits. Firstly they tend to be significantly cheaper than active speakers, however you will need to factor in the extra cost of an amplifier. Another benefit is that passive speakers do not need to be plugged into the mains, they just need to connect to an amplifier with a speaker wire. This means they do not need to be close to a mains power source, which can make placement easier, without having to run long extensions. This is perfect for outdoor events and large indoor spaces. Passive speakers also tend to be lighter weight than active speakers, making transport and mounting easier.


How do you connect a passive DJ speaker?

A passive DJ speaker needs to connect to a compatible amplifier with a speaker wire to draw power. The speaker therefore does not need to be connected to a mains power supply directly. The amplifier then connects to your DJ mixer/controller, and your system is ready to use. Some DJs choose to purchase a mixer-amplifier which can both power the speakers and control the sound output, rather than getting each separately. This can save space and provide an easier set-up.


Do I need an amplifier for passive speakers?

Yes, an amplifier is needed to power passive speakers, otherwise the speakers will not work. Passive speakers can easily be connected to a suitable amplifier with speaker wires. Just ensure that your amplifier matches the speakers in terms of power and impedance to avoid damage to your equipment. This can be checked on the product specifications and our Electromarket team is happy to advise. It is also possible to connect a passive speaker to an active speaker, rather than to an amplifier, if purchased as a compatible pair.


What is the difference between passive and active DJ speakers?

The main difference between passive and active DJ speakers is that passive speakers require an amplifier to work, or they need to connect to a suitable active speaker. In comparison, an active speaker contains an in-built amplifier, so can connect straight to the mixer/controller. This difference also means that active speakers need to connect directly to the mains power supply, whereas passive speakers do not. Passive speakers just require a speaker wire to connect to an amplifier or active speaker. We provide a range of active/passive speaker pairs, which combine the benefits of both, and mean the passive unit can connect to the active unit, without the need for a separate amplifier.


What are the best passive DJ speakers?

The best passive DJ speakers will depend on your requirements, for instance; size, power and usage. Each speaker has different specifications, and will suit alternative needs. For instance a bedroom DJ would suit a compact pair of 250W speakers with a 2-way system, while a professional may choose a larger pair with 1000 watts of max power and a 3-way system. We provide a range of high-quality passive DJ speakers, featuring a robust and easy to transport design. Please contact our Electromarket team who will help you find the best passive speakers for your needs.


Can a passive speaker be powered by an active speaker?

Yes, a passive speaker can be powered by a suitable active speaker. The active speaker will need to have an output, and the speakers should be the same type to guarantee they are compatible. Once the passive and active speaker are connected with a speaker wire, the active speaker will power the passive unit. We provide a popular range of speaker pairs that include an active and passive speaker, which connect together easily for a powerful output.


What types of passive DJ speakers are available?

There are many types of passive DJ speaker available, each differing in size and power. Popular sizes of passive speaker range between 6 inches up to 15 inch main woofers, with max output power often varying between 100W to 1500W. Passive speakers usually have an inbuilt crossover network, with some featuring a two-way design with a separate woofer and tweeter. While others have a 3-way design, with a woofer, tweeter and midrange driver system for an enhanced output.