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BIC RtR 1530 15" 3-Way Tower Speaker

Brand:|Model: RtR 1530|Part # 303-422
If you insist on the deepest loudest bass, the top-selling BIC RTR 1530 15" 3-way tower speaker is the best choice for your system. It offers an amazing combination of high volume, great fidelity, and an unmatchable price.
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  • Heavy duty 15" woofer provides massive bass without a subwoofer
  • 4" midrange and 2-1/2" tweeter round out the full spectrum of sound
  • Classic sounding large box speakers provide authoritative music reproduction
  • Sold Individually
  • 5-year limited warranty

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BIC RtR 1530 15" 3-Way Tower Speaker

The BIC RtR 1530 15" 3-way tower speaker is an exceptional value, priced at about the same as 8" or 10" woofer tower models from most other brands. A massive 3/4" thick MDF vented cabinet houses the 1530's heavy-duty 15" woofer, which features a high temperature voice coil for extremely deep bass you can feel. The Ferrofluid cooled tweeter combines with a precision-engineered midrange driver to recreate smooth vocals and clean highs, for extended range and greater output.  Built-in power protection ensures long life and guards against damage caused by amplifier faults. Sold individually. 5 year parts and labor.
5 year parts and labor.

Specifications: • Recommended power: 10-325 watts • Frequency response: 33-19,000 Hz (±3 dB) • Sensitivity: 90 dB @ 1W/m • Impedance: 8 ohms • Dimensions: 39" H x 17" W x 11" D.


Product Specifications
  • Input Rating8 ohm
  • Woofer Diameter15"
  • Configuration3-way
  • ColorBlack
BIC RtR 1530 15" 3-Way Tower Speaker
  • BrandBIC America
  • ModelRtR 1530
  • Part Number303-422
  • UPC729305001931
  • Product CategoryFloor-Standing & Tower Speakers
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (43 Reviews)
  • Weight61 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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BIC RtR 1530 15" 3-Way Tower Speaker
BIC RtR 1530 15" 3-Way Tower Speaker is rated 4.6977 out of 5 by 43.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good price Perfect 3 way 15"I bought this about 2 weeks ago and am so happy that I did. I've been make a lot of research for 15" sub. some brand such as Pyle, Tecnicho pro, podium, and yes they do provide 15" sub speaker. But they claim that minimum 500 watts to 1000 watts each speaker box. I don't have that type of amp to provide the power those speakers require to pushed. And also I do not think they are good brand reliable to keep for long term used. The RTR1530 for my opinion this is mid grade speakers. But you can look at the speakers market. Does any brand providing 15" sub. No, none of them do. Now they go on maximum is 8" or 6.5" for bass. Or if you are a basshead you have to buy another unit call Powered "Subwoofer". Some name brand such as JBL, Yamaha....yes they do provide 15" subwoofer. But look at the price they list. Cost you an arm & leg to pay even not include it the high end amp cost. So if you look for mid grade classic stereo sound. The RTR1530 is perfect fit for your wallet and your personal need. Today they talk about the 24 bit/192khz. The CD sounds max only provide 16 bit/41.4khz. And where the 24 bit/192khz come from? base on what standard they can get that type of hi number. For my music collection most base on CD or old casett record. Those music they were"born" before the "24 bit/192khz" show up. So if you look for playing old day Rock, Pop or classic love song. RTR1530 will be perfect price and long term collection for your need. Sorry for my English.....
Date published: 2014-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from They made me cry.This purchase may well be my favorite this year. I purchased a pair (and remember, they're sold separately) and hooked them up to a Pioneer receiver that I bought off craigslist. I used a mini-stereo to RCA converter cable with my iPod to see how the components would sound together. The first piece of music I played was Gustav Holst's Jupiter - the Bringer of Jollity (from The Planets Suite). Holst wrote the suite for a double orchestra, so I was expecting a full, rich sound, and even my high expectations were inadequate. I heard things in the music that I've never heard before, and I've been to the symphony to listen to it three times. And that wasn't cranked, it was medium volume but the sound, the rumble of tubas, basses and kettle drums, the twinkling of bells, the supple caresses of strings and the giddy blasts of brass were just alive.Also, Meghan Trainor's All About that Bass sounds pretty lively.Anywho, Parts Express pricing was excellent, shipping was swift and the items arrived in perfect condition. What more can I ask for?
Date published: 2014-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Move Over Cerwyn Vega!I just hooked these bad puppies up and boy howdy are they ever nice!Replaced a pair of CW RE-130's and these monsters just fit the bill.If your looking for BIG sound at an affordable price, these are theee deal!
Date published: 2014-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BIC RtR 1530 15'' 3-WAYlove this speaker!! For the price and sound its awesome. I host Halloween party's and this works great for my needs.
Date published: 2014-10-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great speakersJust got my new speakers. I'm no professional but they sound great.
Date published: 2014-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Look Nowhere ElseFor the money, nothing comes close. Nothing. The only marginal problem for the 1530 is the tweeter, but PE can fix you up with a DC28F-8. Maybe 20 minutes to install. Weirdly good sound for the cash, and I have two sets of famous speakers. PE will take care of you. I know from experience.
Date published: 2013-08-19
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BIC RtR 1530 15" 3-Way Tower Speaker

How are these significantly different than the  BIC RtR-EV15 15" Biampable Floor Speaker ?  the "biampable" (whatever that is) is almost twice as much.  I just bought a Yamaha receiver and it's sitting in a box, waiting for me to get some speakers.  

Asked by: Poster
The differences between the two are pretty vast, the only similarity really is the woofer and cabinet size. The drivers are all different with the RtR-EV15 using higher quality components (and likely better crossovers). Bi-ampable simply means these are wired in a way that allow you to have an amplifier powering the woofers and a separate amp powering the mids/tweeters.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-01-09

I would like to be able to hook up my ipod to two of these speakers, is there any kind of compact device that i could use to do this? i was thinking something that would sit ontop of one of the speakers

Asked by: Drummer111
You will need an amplifier between the ipod and the speakers. We have many options that will work for this, something like the Sherwood stereo receiver would be a good option.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-11-03

If I was going to run 2 or 3 of these speakers and then potentially a few basic home speakers from a stereo system what kind of power source would I need?

Asked by: CRD10
This requires a bit more information in order to proceed. Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, or 800-338-0531 x1.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-08-11

I'm just trying to hook my computer/ipod/ phone up to one of these what would I need to be able to do this? Will I need an amplifier or could I just use an Aux cord?

Asked by: Dinomanic
You will need an amplifier for this application. We have many options that will work, something like the Sherwood RX-4105 will be a great choice.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-07-17

I'm looking for a "pair" of 1980s RTR Tower Speaker Cabnets.Bottom-1 12" Passive, next 1 12" Woofer, then 1 6" Mid, then 1 3" Tweeter, then on "top" of the Cabnet, another 3" Tweeter.On the Lower Back of the Cabnets were Two Crossover Knobs. Please Help!

Asked by: RickJ41
Unfortunately this is something that will only be available from BIC directly, or possibly the used market.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2014-07-08

I grew up listening to Realistic Mach 1's.  Then I bought a pair of Mach 2's and 3's.  At one time I had the 1's and 2's on a four channel that was adequate in power.  Are you familiar with the Realistic Mach line and would four of these compare to them?

Asked by: Theymademusicafter1979
Unfortunately nobody here will be able to directly compare these speakers to each other. The BIC towers are among our best sellers and will likely out perform the Mach models for bass response and power handling simply due to their overall size, however clarity and detail will be very subjective.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-01-22
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