Two-Way Complex Conic Loudspeaker Systems

PN/PNX Series loudspeaker systems integrate the entire signal chain - from line level to listener - into a compact, two-way system.

Renkus-Heinz engineering begins with the highest quality components: advanced transducers developed with the world’s leading manufacturers, no-compromise analog and digital electronics, and our unique Complex Conic horns. From there, our proprietary design process creates the most transparent, uncolored systems available.

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Reference Quality, Unparalleled Versatility

Self-powered PowerNet PN and non-powered PNX Series loudspeakers unite advanced technology and application-driven engineering to bring live sound closer to the ultimate reference point: reality. Cutting edge driver technology and unique innovations such as our Complex Conic Horns deliver natural sounding music and intelligible speech.

Advanced options like intelligent onboard amplification and RHAON - the Renkus-Heinz Audio Operations Network - help you build sophisticated sound systems that are easy to use. Wherever audiences and operators demand superior performance and ease of use, PN/PNX loudspeakers are the choice for transparent, reference quality performance.

All PN and PNX series loudspeakers are handcrafted especially for you in our Foothill Ranch, California facility. Numerous custom options are available.

The PN82 features dual 8-inch Heavy-Duty Woofers and a 1-inch HF tweeter.

PN82 PowerNet Self-Powered Loudspeakers
Integrated PN-1 Class A/B amplifier with loudspeaker-specific signal processing and protection.

PNX82 Non-Powered Loudspeakers
Built-in crossover eliminates the need for a separate electronic crossover and bi-amplification. Weather resistant models are available.

PN81R RHAON Empowered Loudspeakers
Self-powered PN82R cabinets include RHAON (Renkus-Heinz Audio Operations Network) for flexible digital signal distribution, loudspeaker management and control.

Key Features

• Reference Quality, High-level
Accurate full-range 60 Hz to 18 kHz; 127 dB peak SPL performance from surprisingly compact loudspeakers.

• Exclusive Complex Conic Horn Design
Provides constant beamwidth/directivity without the problems of conventional rectangular horns; offers superior pattern bandwidth, low distortion and more natural sound; can be rotated 90° within the cabinet for wide or deep listening spaces.

• Choice of Coverage Patterns
Choose between 90° by 60° and 120° by 60° coverage.

• Choice of Finishes
PN and PNX Series loudspeakers are available in black, white or custom colors. Weather-resistant models are available.

PN-1/PN-1R PowerNet Amplifiers
The PN-1, the heart of PowerNet performance, is a new kind of intelligent electronics system. It combines low-feedback Class A/B amplification and comprehensive signal processing into a single compact unit. Crossovers and parametric EQ are integrated into the signal path. Loudspeaker specific processing senses when output levels are about to damage the system and limits them to safe levels.

The PN-1R adds RHAON, the Renkus-Heinz Audio Operations Network. RHAON empowers you with full control over digital audio distribution, loudspeaker specific DSP and remote control/ monitoring - all using standard Ethernet hardware and cable.

The PN-1R offers dual analog inputs, dual CobraNet inputs and an AES3id serial input. Onboard DSP includes eight bands of parametric EQ, high and low shelving filters, delay and input level control, and is easily configured using RHAON software. Critical operating parameters such as signal clipping, amplifier output voltage and current, and temperature are continually monitored with automatic alert functions.

If you need a versatile reference quality 2-way system, order the PNX82 or the PN82. If you need Ethernet-based audio operations networking, order the RHAON empowered PN82R


• Virtually any application where size is a critical issue and reference quality sonic performance is required.

Permanent Installations
• Ideal for many side and front fill applications; mounts inconspicuously on walls or ceilings, stage lips, under balconies, etc.
• High quality speech and music systems, surround sound systems, conference room systems, etc.

Portable Applications
• A/V rentals; portable sound systems for performing artists and lecturers, small bands, choral groups, etc.

Technical Information

Sensitivity: PN82
1.4 Volt for RPO
1.0 Volt for RPO
Max SPL: PN82
125 dB peak
Dispersion: All Models90° H x 60° V & 120° H x 60° V
Freq. Response: All Models60 Hz to 18 kHz
HF Driver: All Models1" SSD1803-8 driver, 8 Ohms; 40 W RMS, 80 W Pgm
LF Driver: All ModelsDual 8” model SSL8-4 woofers, 175 W RMS @ 8 Ohms, 350 W Pgm (each woofer)
Enclosure: All ModelsMulti-ply hardwood, perforated metal grille
Power: PN82
115 V AC or 230 V AC, 50/60 Hz
Connectors: PN82
Looping Neutrik 4-pin SpeakOn style connectors
Finish: All ModelsBlack, White or Natural (unfinished) paint
Custom color optional
Weather resistant optional (TuffTex (black only) or Fiberglass (custom colors available))
Hardware Options: All Models12-point Universal Mounting Hardware (Metric M6 threads)
U-bracket attachment points
Tripod socket
PN Weather Resistant Kit
Aeroquip Flytrack
Dimensions: All Models28 1/2" H x 10 3/4" W x 11 1/2" D
(72.4 cm x 27.3 cm x 29.2 cm)
Weight: PN82
55 Lbs (24.9 kg) Net
Stout Grand Central Relies on Renkus-Heinz
Stout Grand Central Relies on Renkus-Heinz

New York, NY | February, 2017 - "The sound quality of the PNX82 is just sensational. We get compliments all the time on how great the music sounds, everywhere in the building." - John Paturno, Starview Satellite

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New Orleans | July, 2016 - "The whole idea of a museum of this scale is to have spaces that are constantly changing, with new exhibits coming in. We needed a very flexible audio system with a lot of control that could be reconfigured for a multitude of uses." - Rob Pourciau, JBA Consulting Engineers

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New York, NY | March, 2016 - "We're fortunate to be very busy, and it's great to know we've got systems we can count on, day in and day out. Our Renkus-Heinz systems are well-built and dependable, and they sound great. They really take our sound to a whole other level." - Bill Taylor, Taylor Productions

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Sochi, Russia | February, 2014 - "It was a great pleasure to work with the Renkus-Heinz system. I've heard many good things about their patented wave guides, but this was my first experience using their products on a large-scale project, and it was awesome. I've had so many great comments about the sound quality, from the athletes, from the spectators, and even from the heads of the Olympic Committee." -- Vladislav Azarov, Avallon Ltd.

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