WE ROUND UP 11 OF THE BEST PA SYSTEMS FOR FITNESS INSTRUCTORS, INCLUDING BLUETOOTH SPEAKERS AND ALL-IN-ONE PA SPEAKERS
This is a selection of the best PA systems for fitness instructors that we feel are ideal for all the gym bunnies, spin class instructors, zumba class instructors and yoga instructors out there. We should say that there's no one rule for choosing a set of PA speakers for fitness instructors or for gym use, but there are a few things you should be looking for. If you want to use a set of PA speakers for zumba class, yoga or spin class, or even a single speaker you'll need a PA speaker with at least two connections: one for your headset and one for your music to play through. You may also want something that can stream Bluetooth audio whilst giving a gym class, or be able to live stream fitness classes online. So with that in mind, we've also included a range of Bluetooth speakers for fitness instructors too. These days, you may even want to offer people a class from your balcony during this weird period we're in now. So we've made sure each speaker is quite powerful. With this selection of PA systems and PA speakers for fitness instructors, you have the best chance of ensuring everyone can hear you. In summary, we think these speakers are the best PA systems for fitness instructors:
Alto Uber PA Rechargeable Bluetooth Speaker
Wharfedale Pro PSX112 Active Loudspeaker
Alto Truesonic TS310 Powered Loudspeaker
Yamaha Stagepas 600BT Bluetooth Portable PA System
RCF ART 315-A Mk4 Active 2-Way Speaker
TOURTECH PSM5 Portable Active PA Monitor Speaker
Bose S1 Pro PA System with Battery Pack
RCF Evox 5 Compact Portable PA System
QSC K8.2 Active PA Loudspeaker
Bose L1 Compact Active PA System
JBL Professional EON One Compact PA Speaker
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1. ALTO UBER PA RECHARGEABLE BLUETOOTH SPEAKER
First up we have the Alto Uber PA Rechargeable Bluetooth Speaker. Which is probably the most portable PA speaker for fitness instructors in this list. You have 50 watts of power pumping out of a 6.5" woofer and 2" tweeter, so it's loud enough for your zumba classes, clear enough for yoga classes and one of the best options for those who run fitness classes of around 30-50 people. Here's the really cool thing though; you have two Line/Mic channels with XLR/1/4” combo inputs. So you can hook up a microphone/wireless headset as well as a line-level device to communicate with your students. This is also one of the best Bluetooth speakers for fitness instructors as you can stream audio wirelessly from any Bluetooth enabled device. This means you can just hook up your Smartphone anywhere in the vicinity and start the class. There's even a USB charging port for your phone, tablet or other USB device. Finally, the built-in rechargeable battery provides up to 50 hours of use making it the best portable PA speaker for fitness instructors who need to set up quickly.
2. WHARFEDALE PRO PSX112 ACTIVE LOUDSPEAKER
Next up we have the Wharfedale Pro PSX112 Active Loudspeaker. This extremely budget-friendly PA speaker is a perfect option for fitness instructors. It's also one of the best cheap PA speakers for fitness instructors at just £150. We think this is a great option for mobile fitness instructors as you have everything you need to take a class in one convenient box. It's active, so there's no need for an external mixer and the 90-degree x 60-degree waveguide means you get consistent coverage and smooth dispersion when taking advantage of the 128dB SPL. The separate mic and line inputs cater to headset mics as well as an audio source like an iPod or smartphone - you'll just need a jack adapter for your Aux cable. Finally, the 15kg weight means you're not struggling when transporting it to your classes.
3. ALTO TRUESONIC TS310 POWERED LOUDSPEAKER
If you need a lot of power and you're perhaps instructing fitness classes of around 50-100 people or even outside, then the Alto Truesonic TS310 Powered Loudspeaker is perfect. This is one of the best PA systems for fitness instructors as you have 2000 watts of power - that's festival level volume, in case you didn't know! You also have a range of connectivity options for your microphone and music source. This is one of the best PA speakers for fitness instructors as it has been made for travel and portable use. The lightweight cabinet design ensures set up and transportation is a breeze. It's also ideal for a range of static applications too as you have the ability to pole-mount the speaker or install it permanently via bracket or flown using the integrated M10 suspension points. The ability to control your sound via the integrated 2-channel mixer and dual combi inputs with independent level controls is a great feature that makes set up a lot easier.
4. YAMAHA STAGEPAS 600BT BLUETOOTH PORTABLE PA SYSTEM
When you need an all in one PA system for fitness classes that you can also use within a variety of environments, we will always recommend the Yamaha Stagepas 600BT Bluetooth Portable PA System. The cool thing about this PA system is the fact you get two speakers and a custom-built mixer that slots into one of the speakers for ease of transport. There's also built-in Bluetooth functionality, so you can stream music wirelessly when you need to. You have 680 watts at your disposal, as well as a 10 channel mixer - ideal for when you're taking classes outside and you need multiple channels for music and speakers/instructors. You get two 10" speakers included, so you can get a fantastic stereo sound whether you pole mount them or fly them on the walls. The Bluetooth functionality also works at up to 33 feet away, which is perfect for a range of environments. If you need a bigger set up, this is the perfect PA system for fitness instructors who need a range of connectivity options.
5. RCF ART 315-A MK4 ACTIVE 2-WAY SPEAKER
The RCF ART 315-A Mk4 is an 800 watt, 2-way speaker that provides no fuss set up and quick and easy sound for those who need it quickly. You have 800 watts at your disposal, so it's loud enough for larger venues and outdoor fitness applications, whilst the 17kg weight makes it easy to transport. Again, this is very simple to operate with 2 XLR connections and a Jack input - so you will need an adapter for your AUX cable. The single volume control also allows you to control the sound quickly and easily. Aside from its ease of use, we think it's one of the best PA systems for fitness instructors because of the wide coverage. You get a 90 degree horizontal coverage and a 60 degree vertical coverage. This means that everyone will hear what you're saying/shouting/ whilst motivating the whole room or outside environment.
6. TOURTECH PSM5 PORTABLE ACTIVE PA MONITOR SPEAKER
If you need something small, lightweight, inexpensive but still powerful enough to get people motivated, then the TOURTECH PSM5 Portable Active PA Monitor Speaker is ideal. This is easily one of the best PA systems for fitness instructors and one of the best portable PA speakers for zumba class, yoga class and spin class instructors. The lightweight, compact design ensures you can take it everywhere with you whilst the 120 watts of power ensures you'll be heard. You also have a very simple, yet impressive interface with 2 x combi inputs and 2 x aux inputs, so you're ready for microphones, wirelesss headset systems, smartphones and tablets. At just over £100, it's also one of the best cheap PA speakers for fitness instructors too.
7. BOSE S1 PRO PA SYSTEM WITH BATTERY PACK
The Bose S1 Pro PA System with Battery Pack is a perfect portable PA speaker for fitness instructors, providing that reliable Bose sound quality and 6 hours of use thanks to a rechargeable lithium-ion battery. This is a great option for those fitness instructors out there who need to be able to position their speaker in a variety of angles, but still enjoy high-quality sound. This speaker has actually been designed for multi positioning, ensuring a quality sound in all positions. In fact, there are four dedicated positions with their own sound setups including Elevated Surface, Tilt-Back, Monitor Mod and Speaker Stand. You also have a wide variety of connectivity options including Bluetooth streaming. So you're completely ready for all applications and set up in seconds. You can actually charge the battery while using it, ideal for getting ready for your next class.
8. RCF EVOX 5 COMPACT PORTABLE PA SYSTEM
A small-array PA system is an ideal PA speaker solution for fitness instructors. This all-in-one PA speaker as it gives you all the power you need, providing a sound pattern that ensures everyone can hear what you're saying clearly and still enjoy the music. This RCF Evox 5 Compact Portable PA System is packed with 800 watts of power and offers 120 x 30 degrees slightly tilted pattern control so everyone is going to hear what they need to. This is as portable as they come, and extremely durable thanks to the rugged construction and aluminium speaker grille. It's under 20KG too, so you're not going to break your back transporting it and it can be set up and broken down in seconds. Furthermore, the top speaker slots into the base for easy transport. XLR and jack connections provide all the connectivity you need for your microphone/headset and some music.
9. QSC K8.2 ACTIVE PA LOUDSPEAKER
Time and time again the QSC K8.2 Active PA Loudspeaker makes our best PA speakers lists thanks to the sheer amount of power available in such a small package. You get 2000 watts of power pumping out of a travel-friendly 8" speaker. You have 2 x combi inputs for jack and XLR connectivity as well as a stereo 3.5mm TRS input for your music. So you're covered on all fronts. One of the key features, aside from the very portable construction is the ingenious preset section. This preset section is loaded with settings designed for specific applications such as Stage Monitor, Dance Music, Musical Instrument Amplification, Hand-held Microphone and more. So with the likes of Dance Music selected for example, you get all the power of your music specifically designed to bring out the best in your motivational dance music. Your class will love it!
10. BOSE L1 COMPACT ACTIVE PA SYSTEM
Next up we have the incredible Bose L1 Compact Active PA System. This is one of the lightest line array systems available, weighing in at a mere 13.15kg making it VERY portable indeed. The entire system is easily set up and broken down in seconds. There are no speaker cables, stands or extra subs needed. The cool thing about this line array system, and one of the reasons we think its one of the best PA speaker systems for fitness instructors is the fact you can use it in two unique set up positions. You can have it extended with 1 199.39cm height or collapsed with 41.91cm height. This makes it easy to tailor the system depending on the room. The integrated mixer is easy to use and has one microphone XLR input on channel 1 whereas channel 2 has one instrument input, one RCA stereo input and one 0.31 cm stereo input. Nearly 180 degrees of horizontal sound coverage ensures you'll be heard everywhere!
11. JBL PROFESSIONAL EON ONE COMPACT PA SPEAKER
Last but not least we have the JBL Professional EON One Compact PA Speaker. This incredible all-in-one PA speaker provides all you need for your fitness class. You have a whopping 112dB output so all styles of music can be catered for. You also get a full-featured 4-channel mixer built-in, complete with two XLR/TRS combo jacks, a 1/4 hi-Z guitar input (should you need it), and one 1/8" aux input for your music. Oh and there's also Bluetooth connectivity so you can stream wirelessly when you need to. It weighs just 17.6 pounds (8 kg), has a swappable rechargeable battery that provides up to 12 hours of play-time as well as 2 x USB 3.0 ports which allow high-speed charging of external devices. This is a very useful, versatile speaker that fitness instructors will really get the use out of whether you need a PA speaker system for yoga, zumba, spin class, martial arts - you name it!