The Clair Brothers 12AM is the monitor of choicefor the world’s top entertainers. This portable,low-profile,high output stage monitoringspeaker deliversincredibleSPL, exceptional vocalreproduction, and unprecedentedlow frequencyreproduction from a small enclosure.Designedforbi-amplification and customprocessing (utilizingClair Brothers amplificationand processing),the12AM is in a class by itself. No other product canduplicate its combinationof performance, sizeand packaging.
The high frequency compression driver features a2” throat diameter (4” voice coil diameter), a puretitanium diaphragm, and a neodymiummagnetassembly. The driver is joined to proprietaryasymmetrical horn for exceptionalintelligibility.Acustom 12” cone transducer providesmid-bassand low frequency reproduction. The combinationof our professional high-output componentsdeliver exceptionalperformance and uniquedirectional characteristics.
Dual rear mounted EP-4 connectors (both male)allow the use of multiple cabinets from a singleamplifier. Low profile styling and flush mountedside handles provides great aesthetic appealand portability. The speaker grille is constructedof high grade 14 gauge perforated steel and isspecially treated to create a durable exteriorfinish.

Clair Brothers combines amplification, andproprietaryDSP processing in portable racks forall monitor systems.Custom cabling for systemsis available and can be pre-wired, labeled anddelivered in road cases.
As with all Clair Brothers products, the cabinet isconstructedof the finest Baltic birch and finishedwith a rugged exterior epoxy to withstand themost demandingconditions.


The loudspeaker shall be a two-way active system featuring a total of two drivers. The low frequency module containsone 12 in. driver capable of handling 300 watts of pink noise with a 6 dB crest factor for 8 hours (as per EIA RS-426-Astandard). The high frequency model contains a 2 in. exit, 4 in. voice coil diameter compression driver joined to aproprietary asymmetrical horn. The 2 in. driver is capable of handling 150 watts (1 kHz to 10 kHz) of pink noise with a 6dB crest factor for two hours (as per AES-1984 and ANSI S4.26-1984 standards). The signal processing is Clair Brothersproprietary data. The enclosure shall be constructed of 18mm, 13-ply Baltic birch and covered with a durable blackepoxy mastic finish. The dimensions shall be 13.94 in. high, 22.43 in. wide, and 18.00 in. deep. The system weight shallbe 68 lbs. (30.8kg). The loudspeaker shall be the Clair Brothers 12AM.

Audio Specifications

Loudspeaker Type Two-Way Active
Frequency Response (+/- 2dB) 50Hz–18kHz
Recommended Power Amplifier 1200W Peak @ 8 Ohms
Sensitivity (1 Watt @ 1 Meter) LF 102 dB SPL
HF 111 dB SPL
Maximum Output Peak 131 dB SPL
Drivers LF 12 in. (304.8mm)
HF 2 in. (50.8mm)
Nominal Impedance LF 8 Ohms
F 16 Ohms
Power Handling LF 300W Cont.
HF 150W Cont.
Dispersion Proprietary Asymmetrical
Input Connections Standard EP-4 Connectors (2 Male)

Mechanical Specifications

Enclosure Shell /18mm Baltic Birch
Finish /Black Epoxy Mastic
Grille Powder Coated Steel, Foam Backed
Dimensions Height 13.50 in. (342.9mm)
Width 8.93 in. (226.8mm)
Depth 8.67 in. (220.2mm)
Weight 18 lbs. (8.2kg)
Shipping Weight 21 lbs. (9.5kg)