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Chiayo Challenger 1000 Portable PA System

A portable PA that is perfectly suited for gatherings up to 200 ppl(outdoors/small halls, etc). Set up in either a temp/permanent install. Various optional extras are available such as a CD/MP3 player. System advertised here is basic unit + corded mic.
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Product Name: Chiayo Challenger 1000 Portable PA System
Product Code: CHG U0OR
Brand: Chiayo
Chiayo Challenger 1000 Portable PA System
RRP AUD $1,599.00
You Save AUD $300.00
Our Price AUD $1,299.00

Chiayo Challenger 1000 Portable Sound System

The Challenger (basic unit) is a 120 Watt RMS (150 Watt peak) portable PA system with a built in rechargeable battery. It is lightweight and has a good looking aluminium extrusion chassis, built in trolley, handle and wheels for easy transportation, voice priority, audio link, smart charge circuit, 3-way speaker system etc.

The Challenger 1000 series is a muiti-function, multi-purpose, all-in-one compact and powerful portable sound system. It comes as a basic unit as shown here (with a hand-held corded microphone only) but various optional extras can be added to it such as a CD player Digital Recorder Player / additional wireless microphones (Hand-held, Lapel, Headworn).

The speaker system consists of a 10" full range speaker with a high frequency tweeter.

This unit is powered by a switch mode 90-260V AC power supply and two heavy duty, maintenance-free lead-acid rechargeble batteries. The whole system can be operated on either AC or on the in-built batteries.

The Challenger advertised here is sold as a single unit with a hand-held corded microphone and carry case/cover only (The illustration above is only to show the front and back of the single unit and is an example of a unit with all the extra's installed). There are many options available for the Challenger such as the addition of wireless microphones, CD players, recorders, etc. The easiest way to get a price for the options you want is to click on the following link and tell us what you want/what you want to do with the challenger

To obtain a quote, click on the following link to email us: CHIAYO ENQUIRIES

The Challenger can work as a single unit or be expanded to a large network of amplified speakers for crowds of up to 5000 or more using wireless repeaters. Most commonly, its used as eithger a single unit or as a stereo pair. The second speaker can be purchased as either a pasive speaker (which is driven soley by the main unit - i.e. it has no amplifier built in itself) or as a second active speaker which has its own amplifier built in. The Passive option will be cheaper and the active option will be louder.


Challenger 1000 system Features
  • 90 - 260V AC switch mode power supply.
  • Rugged and light weight Aluminum enclosure.
  • 10" full range speaker with high frequency tweeter.
  • 24-32V DC supply from two built-in maintenance-free 12V/4.5AH lead acid type rechargeable batteries.
  • Up to Four UHF wireless-microphone receiver modules can be installed.
  • One XLR/Phone combo connector for wired microphone input.
  • Outputs: LINE OUT, ACTIVE OUT.
  • Controls : MIC IN Vol, Tape, Line Vol, Bass, Treble, Master Vol,
  • Line in and out RCA jack.
  • Improved 2-step charging circuitries.
  • Voice Priority circuitry.
  • Integrated preamplifier, mixer and amplifier circuitry.
  • Individual volume control for wired and wireless microphones.
  • Audio Link Master/Slave circuitry.
  • Integrated retractable 2-stage trolley and wheels.
  • Additional Accessories available:
    • see list below
  • The CD player can be remotely operated from both front and rear of Challenger 1000.
  • Anti-scrape bumper on the front downside edge is designed to avoid any scratches or marks during transportation.
  • External speaker connection with Speaker OUT.
  • Battery charging status indicator.
  • Tripod mountable with ST-50(standard)/ ST-51(wind-up)
Audio Link:

Audio link allows the inter-connection of the Challenger 1000 unit (always in MASTER mode) with up to 20 SLAVE units to set up a large network of amplified speakers. To do this, the MASTER unit (which contains all the standard audio sources such as wireless mic, wired mic, CD, etc) is connected to the SLAVE unit via the ACTIVE OUT connector. The ACTIVE OUT of the SLAVE is then connected to the ACTIVE IN of the next SLAVE and so on if more SLAVE units are required.

Different options available for the Challenger 1000:

The following accesories can be installed in the Challenger unit. Please ask our sales staff for a quote today (Ph: 07 3369 6003 / click on the following email link: Chiayo )
  • CD/MP3 player
  • digital MP3 recording device with USB/SD port and remote control
  • wireless HAND-HELD microphone/s (up to 4 max)
  • wireless LAPEL microphone/s (up to 4 max)
  • wireless HEAD-WORN microphone/s (up to 4 max)
  • extension speaker/s (passive/powered)
  • wireless repeater/s
  • Speaker Stand
  • Dust Cover (comes shipped with every unit, free of charge)
  • a "Sportspak" extension horn speaker package with stands that make the Challenger the perfect portable PA for outdoor carnivals, festivals, fetes and sports days
  • plug-in corded microphone (max 1 per unit)

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Chiayo Challenger 1000 Portable P.A. System

Output Power 120W ( RMS ) / 4ohm load - 150 W (peak)

Speaker System 10" full range with tweeter

T.H.D < 0.5 %

Audio Inputs Mic in (XLR/jack combo), Line in (rca)

Audio Output Line out (rca), Active out, EXT SPKR

Power Supply 90 - 260 V(150W) switching power supply

Rechargeable Battery Type 2 x 12 V / 4.5 AH batteries

Operating Life 3 hours for music, >6 hours for speech

Charging Time approx 10 hours

Dimension(mm) 500(H) x 350(W) x 300()D

Weight(kg) 21

Approval CE

Module Type SDR-6116m, SDR-6216m, SDR-216M

Frequency Response 50Hz-20KHz ± 3dB

Antenna Built in

Warranty 3 years on unit, 3 months on battery (+1 year for optional CD Player).