Active Speakers

Active Speakers are now the most commonly found speaker system around, the simplistic plug and play design is helpful to many working professionals in the industry. Save space, time and effort by going the active route, you can link active PA speakers to other speakers to provide much more volume and therefore sound coverage.

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  1. Vonyx VSA15BT 15" Bluetooth Active PA Speaker
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    £279.00
    Vonyx VSA15BT 15" Bluetooth Active PA Speaker
    • High power speakers with 2 built-in amplifiers (LF amplifier and the HF amplifier) for great performance.
    • This active speaker produces 1000W of maximum output power from it's 15 inch speaker driver.
    • The built-in amp unit is also equipped with a Bluetooth receiver and USB port for MP3 playback
    • The VSA15BT active speaker is fitted with a 35mm top hat for tripod or pole mounting, projecting your tunes further around your venue.
    £279.00
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  2. Vonyx VPS152A 15" Active Party Speakers with Stands
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    £385.00
    Vonyx VPS152A 15" Active Party Speakers with Stands
    • 500W RMS Power/1000W Max Power
    • Incredibly powerful, all-in-one PA speaker system with stands, microphone and connection cables make for an easy plug and play music setup
    • Power output of 500W allows the 15 inch woofer to achieve an SPL of 128dB, making good volume for small to medium sized venues.
    • Bluetooth audio streaming available using the built-in receiver module for wireless music playback using a smartphone, tablet, laptop or other device
    • Switchable blue LED lights illuminate the driver cones for a party light-show like no other
    £385.00
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  3. Vonyx VPS082A 8" Active Speaker Set with Stands & Microphone
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    £170.00
    Vonyx VPS082A 8" Active Speaker Set with Stands & Microphone
    • 8" Active PA System including speaker stands and microphone
    • Great for smaller venues such as pubs and clubs
    • Multiple ways to connect and stream music including Bluetooth
    £170.00
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  4. Vonyx VPS122A 12" Active PA Party Speakers with Stands
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    £319.00
    Vonyx VPS122A 12" Active PA Party Speakers with Stands
    • 400W RMS Power/800W Max Power
    • Complete package providing you with the speakers, speakers stands and cables
    • Excellent bass response from 12" woofers
    • Wide dispersion tweeter providing precise and clear treble for great music and singing performance
    • Powerful built-in LED lighting
    £319.00
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  5. Active Foldback Monitor - Vonyx V205B
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    £97.99
    Active Foldback Monitor - Vonyx V205B
    • Bluetooth for wirelessly streaming audio
    • Microphone and Guitar input (XLR, 6.3mm jack)
    • 80W active speaker with 5" full range woofer
    • Two separate channels with gain control
    • MP3 player with USB input
    £97.99
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  6. Vonyx VPS102A 10" Active Party Speaker Set with Stands
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    £235.00
    Vonyx VPS102A 10" Active Party Speaker Set with Stands
    • 10" Active PA System with a microphone and speaker stands
    • Plug-in and play, very simple to use and the ideal size for bars and clubs
    • Onboard Bluetooth and many other ways to connect and stream your music
    £235.00
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  7. Column Array System - Vonyx VX1050BT Active Speaker Kit - 1150W
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    £699.00
    Column Array System - Vonyx VX1050BT Active Speaker Kit - 1150W
    • 1150W plug and play system (with two subwoofers, two top speakers)
    • Accessories included: speaker cables, mounting posts, wired microphone, speaker cover
    • Bluetooth connectivity for wireless streaming
    • MP3 player with USB and SD inputs
    • Stereo RCA line in and out and 6.5mm jack inputs
    £699.00
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  8. Fenton CSB15 15" Active PA Speaker
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    £179.00
    Fenton CSB15 15" Active PA Speaker
    • 400W RMS Power/800W Max Power
    • Powered speaker with 15 inch high efficiency woofer, and piezo horn for high to mid frequency range
    • Integrated high power amplifier supplies 400W continuous usage, up and running instantly
    • Dual microphone inputs with echo effect control for PA vocal applications, including karaoke and presentations
    • A sturdy build cabinet with metal grill for extra driver protection and side mounted handles for easy transport
    £179.00
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  9. Vonyx SPJ1200ABT 12" Bluetooth Active Speaker
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    £190.00
    Vonyx SPJ1200ABT 12" Bluetooth Active Speaker
    • 150W RMS Power/300W Max Power/600W Peak Power
    • Built in 300W RMS power amplifier and crossover system with 12 inch mid-low woofer and wide dispersion horn tweeter unit for a powerful and clear sound output
    • Strong and durable moulded ABS enclosure with large side handles, 35mm top hat mount with clamp for speaker pole fixing and built in wheels for ease of movement.
    • Integrated Bluetooth for wireless audio streaming allows connection from mobile phones or tablets for seamless music playback
    • Built in MP3 player with SD card and USB playback, featuring a large LCD display with track information, folder access and separate volume level control
    £190.00
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  10. Vonyx CVB215 15" Bluetooth Active Speaker
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    £319.00
    Vonyx CVB215 15" Bluetooth Active Speaker
    • Plug in and play 15 inch active speaker with on-board Bluetooth.
    • Easy to use with a huge degree of functionality, multiple ways to stream.
    • Recessed side handles for transportation simplicity, great for mobile DJs and house parties.
    • Stylish trapezoid enclosures and mesh grille.
    • Powerful built in amplifier, can be daisy chained another speaker for optimal performance.
    £319.00
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  11. 12" Active Speaker Kit with Stands & Microphones - Vonyx VPS122
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    £319.00
    12" Active Speaker Kit with Stands & Microphones - Vonyx VPS122
    • 800W Plug and play speaker set with speaker and mic stands 
    • Great for karaoke functions with dual microphone inputs
    • 5-band equalizer on the speaker acts as a built-in mixer
    • Additional microphone with stand and carry bag
    • Bluetooth connectivity available to wirelessly stream your music
    £319.00
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  12. Bluetooth Active PA Speakers Pair - Vonyx CVB215 Dual 15" 3200W
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    £549.00
    Bluetooth Active PA Speakers Pair - Vonyx CVB215 Dual 15" 3200W
    • Maximum power of 3200W over the speaker pair
    • Built-in Bluetooth receiver to wirelessly stream music
    • Dual 15" woofers with bass reflex ports
    • Integrated MP3 player to input USB sticks and SD cards
    • RCA line in/out can connect mixers, laptops or CD players
    £549.00
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  13. Vonyx VSA15 15" Active PA Speaker
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    £259.00
    Vonyx VSA15 15" Active PA Speaker
    • User friendly speaker with 2 built-in amplifiers great for bars and social clubs.
    • 1000W of maximum output power from the 15 inch driver.
    • Robust and highly portable
    • 35mm top hat for tripod or pole mounting, project your sounds further throughout your venue.
    £259.00
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  14. Vonyx SPJ-1200A 12" Active PA Speaker Pair & Stands
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    £359.00
    Vonyx SPJ-1200A 12" Active PA Speaker Pair & Stands
    • 2x Vonyx 178.027 12 Inch Active DJ Speaker 600W
    • 1x Vonyx 180.550 Speaker Stands with Bag
    • 2x PD 176.236 Male to Female XLR Cable 6m
    • 1x AV Link 109.575 3.5mm Stereo Jack to Twin RCA Phono Cable 1.2m
    £359.00
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  15. Vonyx VSA15 15" Active PA Speaker Pair
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    £459.00
    Vonyx VSA15 15" Active PA Speaker Pair
    • Superb, 15 inch pair of Active PA speakers each built with wheels and two amplifiers for enhanced sound quality.
    • Excellent for pubs, clubs, places of worship and venues of similar size.
    • Portable and durable with wired microphone and guitar inputs
    • Stylish design and mountable to speaker stands.
    £459.00
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  16. Vonyx VSA12BT 12" Bluetooth Active PA Speaker
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    £229.00
    Vonyx VSA12BT 12" Bluetooth Active PA Speaker
    • Excellent speaker with 2 built-in amplifiers great for bars and pubs.
    • 800W of maximum output power from the 12 inch driver.
    • Hard wearing and easily moved around
    • 35mm top hat for speaker stand mounting, project your sounds further throughout your venue.
    £229.00
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  17. Vonyx SPJ1500ABT 15" Bluetooth Active PA Speaker
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    £249.00
    Vonyx SPJ1500ABT 15" Bluetooth Active PA Speaker
    • 200W RMS Power/400W Max Power/800W Peak Power
    • Powerful 15 inch active speaker which features Bluetooth technology to make playing music so much easier
    • Built in MP3 player which is accessible via the USB and SD slots add to the functionality of this speaker
    • The durable impact resistant moulded lightweight enclosure is complemented with a tough metal grille that protects the woofer
    • Recessed handles and a 35mm tophat, means that this speaker is easily pole mounted or placed on a speaker stand
    £249.00
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  18. Vonyx VSA12 12" Active PA Speaker
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    £219.00
    Vonyx VSA12 12" Active PA Speaker
    • Excellent speaker with 2 built-in amplifiers great for pubs and clubs.
    • 800W of maximum output power from the 12 inch driver.
    • Sturdy and transport friendly
    • 35mm top hat for speaker stand mounting, project music further into your venue.
    £219.00
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  19. Vonyx VSA15 Active PA Speakers Pair with Stands
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    £519.00
    Vonyx VSA15 Active PA Speakers Pair with Stands
    • Modern pair of 15 inch, Bi-Amplified Active Speakers - 1000W
    • Including speaker stands with their very own bag and two 6m XLR cables
    • Great fit for small venues like social clubs, yoga halls, small pubs or noodle bars
    • Balanced and impressively clear master sound output.
    • Can be repurposed as stage monitors.
    £519.00
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  20. Vonyx VSA15BT 15" Bluetooth Active PA Speaker Pair
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    £509.00
    Vonyx VSA15BT 15" Bluetooth Active PA Speaker Pair
    • Excellent, 15 inch pair of Active PA speakers each built with Bluetooth and two amplifiers for enhanced sound quality.
    • Excellent for pubs, clubs, places of worship and venues of similar size.
    • Portable and durable with wired microphone and guitar inputs
    • Stylish design and mountable to speaker stands.
    £509.00
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  21. Skytec SP1500A 15" Active PA Speaker
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    £269.00
    Skytec SP1500A 15" Active PA Speaker
    • 400 watt RMS
    • 800 watt max
    • SPL @ 1W/1m (dB): 129
    £269.00
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  22. Vonyx SPJ-1200A 12" Active PA Speaker
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    £175.00
    Vonyx SPJ-1200A 12" Active PA Speaker
    • Built-in amplifier with crossover
    • 12" (300mm) extremely powerful mid-low woofer
    • Line and mic input with bass and treble controls
    £175.00
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  23. Skytec SP1200A 12" Active PA Speaker
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    £179.00
    Skytec SP1200A 12" Active PA Speaker
    • 300 watt RMS
    • 600 watt max
    • SPL @ 1W/1m (dB): 126
    £179.00
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  24. Vonyx VX1000BT 2.2 Powered Speaker and Subwoofer Set
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    £569.00
    Vonyx VX1000BT 2.2 Powered Speaker and Subwoofer Set
    • 500W RMS Power/1000W Max Power
    • A complete plug and play system, consisting of two subwoofers, two satellite speakers, speaker cables, mounting poles and a wired microphone
    • 100W Output power from each of the satellite speakers, combined with 400W output power from each of the subwoofers, gives this speaker set an impressive range
    • Integrated media player and Bluetooth technology allows
    • Also included with this powerful speaker system is speaker cables to connect the system together, two speaker poles to mount the satellite speakers, and a wired microphone
    £569.00
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Buy Active Speakers

Shopping for powered PA speakers can be a tall order in some cases, so we made this process easier than ever for our customers. For example, some speakers are mountable to speaker stands with a top hat and others are not. Lots of extra information detailing the speaker in question is found below the pictures on the respective product page.

As active speakers feature a built-in amplifier unit to draw power, you can save yourself the expense of needing a separate, standalone power amplifier. The biggest plus from a technical perspective is that you are ensured the built-in amplifier can deliver the full capabilities of the speaker system in question, generating the appropriate power relative to the size of the speaker driver and crossover network. This will almost guarantee you are getting the best quality signal level possible for the dynamic range of the speaker.

Active systems can be connected directly to an audio mixer and many also feature direct microphone inputs and mix controls so each signal can be used independently. Some have a guitar input for compatible instruments too, this is very helpful for singer/songwriter-type performers or duos. Some models also feature Bluetooth connectivity which allows you to wirelessly play your own music through the active speaker via a smart device.

Bluetooth Active PA Speakers

Bluetooth-powered PA speakers offers convenience and an easy solution for playing your music at volume using existing audio files or directly from a streaming service. You're almost certain to find the best budget active PA speakers here, our ever-popular Vonyx and Fenton speaker systems being the perfect choice for beginner DJs and parties. Features include Bluetooth and in some cases a built-in LED light show that can react to the tempo of your music, flashing in time with rhythms.

You can daisy chain signal passthrough to add additional speaker units to your setup line should you wish. You can also add an active subwoofer to the line if required to handle low-end frequencies, this allows the use of smaller sized main speakers as they won't be handling the heavier bass signal. The main speakers then effectively only deal with mid and high frequencies, taking the stress off of the inbuilt amplifier from needing to supply the higher current required for bass reproduction.


As mentioned, Active Systems cut the need for an external amplifier out of the equation and the powerful audio devices are great for a wide variety of functions and events. Active cabinets link directly to a mixing console and as a result, are now the most popular speakers on the market thanks to the simplicity of their plug and play design.

Powered PA speakers are a popular choice of speakers for mobile DJs, event hosts and functions. Built-in amplification allows the speaker to be connected to mixers and sound sources such as DJ Controllers directly, the speaker is a diverse and versatile piece of audio equipment. We stock 8, 10, 12 and 15 inch Bluetooth Active Speakers in a whole range of different styles for your consideration.

A 12-inch active system gives you a consistent and reliable sound for all situations, from mobile DJ work, to live music and front of house installations, they excel at producing a clean and focussed sound. 15-inch speakers are the most popular size of speaker driver for both professional working DJs and live bands. A 15-inch speaker system provides a deep bass response and clear midrange with the ability to handle much higher volume levels.

Should I get passive or active speakers?

Active units are far more common nowadays due to their simplicity of use, while an argument could be made for passive speakers they are becoming more and more home-focused. Active systems have their own amplifier and passive systems need an external amplifier to use them properly, which is sold separately. If offered the choice between the two most knowledgeable audiophiles will appreciate the active speaker a little more.

Passive speakers are usually sold in pairs with an amplifier packaged in as a PA kit, this will give you some connection options. However this will also take up extra space in both your vehicle and on stage, this portability is why active systems are so popular amongst working professionals. Take a look through our selection of complete PA systems and you can see all of the recommended items to enhance your final sound outputs.

In conclusion, it is clear to see why powered speakers are a frequent choice in the industry, combining simplicity with great results. Very simple to carry and move around and even easier to begin using the systems many features, to repeat, always be sure that your order is to your preferences. If you ever need advice the customer service team can assist you during their regular office hours which can be found on our contact page.


Frequently Asked...

What are active speakers?

An active speaker contains a built-in amplifier, which means you do not need an external amplifier to provide power. Instead they can be plugged in directly to the mains for simple plug-and-play use. In addition, they include in-built volume, and equalisation controls, and often have useful features such as mic and line inputs, Bluetooth connectivity and an MP3 player. Active speakers are widely used and are popular with DJs, event hosts and at a variety of functions. We provide a selection of high-quality active speakers, in various sizes and power ratings to suit your needs.


What are the advantages of active speakers?

The main advantage of active speakers is that they do not require connection to an external amplifier. This ensures an easier set-up process, and also means less equipment is required. As a result, less space is taken up on your stage and in your vehicle, perfect for mobile DJ’s and performers. In addition, you will achieve the best possible sound from your speaker, as the drivers, crossover and amplifier are designed to work together, and the ideal amount of power will be generated.


How do you set up an active speaker?

Active speakers are designed to be simple and quick to set-up, for plug-and-play use. As no separate amplifier is needed, the speaker just needs to be connected to the mains power supply with the power cable provided. It will then be ready for use. Most active speakers will include multiple inputs for you to connect your additional equipment, such as microphones. Active speakers can also easily be connected to a mixer or DJ controller if desired, typically with an XLR cable.


What types of active speakers are available?

Many types of active speakers are available, varying in power rating, size and functions to suit all needs. A range of size speakers are available, with larger speakers typically providing a more powerful performance. Common sizes include 8, 10, 12, and 15 inches. Each speaker will have an in-built crossover network and a 2-way or 3-way system, but our high end speakers also have a bi-amp configuration, providing an active crossover for the best possible sound. In addition, the in-built features will differ, with popular functions including; microphone inputs, mix controls, guitar input, Bluetooth technology and an integrated MP3 player. Some units also include eye-catching built-in LED light shows that react in time to the music.


Do you need an amplifier with an active speaker?

No, a separate amplifier is not needed with an active speaker. This is because an active speaker includes an integrated amplifier which powers the speaker. Therefore, you just need to plug the active speaker into a mains power supply and it is ready to go. In comparison, a passive speaker would require connection to an external amplifier.


Are active speakers better than passive speakers?

Active and passive speakers are both capable of producing high-quality sound. However, active speakers are increasingly seen as preferable because they do not require an external speaker. Their in-built amplifier means that the set-up process is simpler and less equipment is needed. The integrated amplifier is also guaranteed to generate the right amount of power for an optimal performance. In comparison a passive speaker needs to connect to a standalone amplifier which ideally should have a similar power and impedance rating. Although, on the other hand, passive speakers are typically significantly cheaper, and may be preferable if power outlets are limited, as they just need to connect to an amplifier with a speaker cable.


What is the best active speaker?

The best active speaker for you will depend on your desired usage, and the power and features needed. The size of speakers ranges considerably, usually starting at 8 inches and going up to 15 to suit different sized venues. The larger sizes are popular with live bands and working DJs, while compact speakers would be a more popular choice for karaoke in a smaller venue. Also consider the features that you would like in-built when selecting your speaker, such as Bluetooth technology, an MP3 player and a guitar input. For advice on the best active speakers for your needs please get in touch with our knowledgeable Electromarket team.


Can active speakers be connected together?

Yes, active speakers can be connected together if they have a line out, or multiple active speakers can be connected to a mixer. Each speaker would be individually powered by its own inbuilt amplifier. We have a range of popular pairs of active speakers that are ideal when one speaker would not provide enough power. By pairing speakers together you increase the overall volume levels and if desired you can usually operate the speakers in stereo mode.