APG Debuts iX Range of Fixed Install Speakers

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APG debuted its new iX range of fixed installation speakers, which have a combination of drivers and a non-diffraction acoustic baffling that allows pure point source directivity. For some of the iX models, APG has created coaxial devices that have a physical alignment between low and high transducers. The iX line is made up of […]

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Genelec Launches New Two-Way Active Installation Loudspeaker

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Genelec has announced the availability of the new 4430 two-way active installation loudspeaker, the first model to incorporate the company’s Smart IP technology. Smart IP provides power and audio via a standard CAT cable. The 4430 is a compact design that accepts both Dante and AES67 IP audio streams. It derives power via both PoE […]

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Alcons Audio Intros Tiny Subwoofer, the BF121

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The BF121 is a subwoofer system featuring a single 12″ long-excursion woofer with double-spider suspension and 4″ voice-coil in a bass-reflex configuration. The direct-radiating woofer is mounted in a vented chamber, with large bass reflex port for excellent breathing capacity, increasing overall output while minimizing port-compression. The frequency range is tuned to a -3dB response […]

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Stealth and Harman Partner, Deliver Hidden JBL Conceal Series Loudspeakers

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Invisible loudspeaker developer Stealth Acoustics has announced a partnership with HARMAN Luxury Audio to co-develop and launch a new series of concealed loudspeakers for residential custom audio applications. The new JBL Conceal Series loudspeakers combine patented Stealth Acoustics invisible loudspeaker innovations with JBL acoustic design. The JBL Conceal Series loudspeakers utilize Stealth’s patented transducer implementation […]

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Martin Audio Ships WPS

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Martin Audio is already shipping its WPS, the fourth model in the Wavefront Precision optimized line array series. The Wavefront Precision architecture delivers improved coverage, consistency and control compared with standard line arrays, making the product series uniquely flexible, upgradeable and financially accessible. The latest addition to the Wavefront Precision range can achieve a peak […]

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PMC Debuts ci140 and ci140sub Slimline Loudspeakers

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The first two models of PMC’s new custom installation loudspeakers, the ci140 and ci140sub, debuted this week. Both are designed with a shallow depth for wall mounting and all models, apart from the ci140 and ci140sub, are also designed to be used in-wall. The use of one product for both in-wall and on-wall reduces the […]

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Stealth Acoustics StingRay Marine-Grade Speaker Debuts

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Stealth Acoustics has added to its StingRay range of outdoor high-fidelity speakers, with the launch of a new 8″ three-way model. Capable of withstanding the harshest environmental conditions, the new StingRay 83 is based on the design of Stealth’s LRX-83 invisible speaker and is aimed at residential, commercial and marine applications. Producing a deep bass […]

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What Are Microperf Grilles? Ask James Loudspeaker

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James Loudspeaker has introduced a microperf grille to the company’s Small Aperture architectural loudspeakers. The new grilles utilize smaller perforations and offer a less obtrusive, almost invisible presentation that nearly vanishes into any décor while providing nearly identical frequency response and dispersion to the original grilles. The new microperf grilles will come standard on all […]

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Yamaha VX Series Speaker Line Grows

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Yamaha has introduced the VX Series of loudspeakers, including the latest VXC2F and VXC8S in-ceiling models, and the latest version (3.0) of the Yamaha Commercial Installation Solutions Speaker Calculator (CISSCA) system design software. The expanding VX series is divided into three categories: VXC ceiling loudspeakers, VXS surface mount loudspeakers and VXL slimline, column, line array […]

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Vanco Adds Commercial Audio Products at InfoComm 2019

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Vanco International has announced the addition of a Single Channel Amplifier from their PulseAudio brand as well as a four-channel amplifier and Pendant speaker enclosures from its Beale Street Audio brand. The new products were designed to equip commercial and residential AV dealers with 70V- to 100V-compatible electronics and audio solutions that add sound to […]

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MSE Audio to Debut SoundTube TS81-EZ Tile Speaker at InfoComm

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MSE Audio’s SoundTube Entertainment group will announce the SoundTube TS81-EZ Drop-In Tile Speaker designed to fit within standard 2×2 ceiling tile systems. The TS81-EZ will debut in booth 6069 at InfoComm 2019. The TS81-EZ from SoundTube Entertainment is an 8-inch coaxial drop-in ceiling tile speaker featuring a built-in transformer that can be wired to 25-volt, […]

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Bose Professional Ships ArenaMatch Loudspeakers

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Bose Professional’s new ArenaMatch Utility loudspeakers for outdoor installations are now shipping. ArenaMatch loudspeaker systems offer a turnkey solution for entire outdoor sound installations and include both array and utility loudspeaker options. ArenaMatch arrays incorporate DeltaQ technology and make it easy to create durable and reliable outdoor loudspeaker arrays. Also now shipping, ArenaMatch Utility loudspeakers […]

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QSC Adds Surface-Mount Loudspeaker Without a Transformer to AcousticDesign Series

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Earlier today, QSC launched a transformer-less surface-mount speaker in the form of the AD-S6, a 6.5-inch two-way loudspeaker. As part of the AcousticDesign Series, this new loudspeaker is designed for foreground and background music (BGM/FGM) applications, as well as installations specifically requiring higher SPL foreground sound reinforcement. With a 105° conical DMT coverage and integrated […]

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Yamaha Debuts New Line of DXRmkII Powered Loudspeakers

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Yamaha today announced the DXRmkII series of powered loudspeakers — DXR15mkII, DXR12mkII, DXR10mkII and DXR8mkII. The DXRmkII models reach a higher SPL than the previous series, thanks to a larger, 1.75″ voice coil HF compression driver and precise amp tuning. To develop the larger and lighter HF driver, Yamaha collaborated once again with the company’s […]

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L-Acoustics ARCS Speaker Family for Rental Debuts

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The new L-Acoustics ARCS A15 and A10 systems and companion sub KS21 are for audiences from 50 to 5,000 in a compact format. With the launch of the new ARCS product range, L-Acoustics introduces a new charter agreement offering rental partners meeting the ARCS standard system requirements the opportunity to join the official L-Acoustics rental […]

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MSE Audio’s Three-Way Landscape Speaker from Rockustics, Cherry Bomb, Ships

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MSE Audio is now shipping the Rockustics Cherry Bomb. The Rockustics’ Cherry Bomb, featuring a patented three-way speaker, is a fully weather-proof, direct-burial speaker designed to blend into outdoor landscaping. The three-way design includes a 5” double-chamber, band-pass subwoofer, a 4” woofer and a 0.75” tweeter all in one compact housing. By including the subwoofer […]

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The IKEA & SONOS Partnership Will Debut First Set of Speakers Next Month

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The IKEA branded Symfonisk speakers will debut on April 9th according to Sonos. It’s expected to be a family of speakers aimed at the IKEA customer and will be sold via IKEA and online. But, what’s different is that they incorporate lighting, too. “Together with Sonos we wanted to combine our home furnishing knowledge with […]

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EAW Launches KF810P Installation Line Array

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Eastern Acoustic Works has launched the new KF810P installation line array, the latest model in the company’s KF800 series. As with other KF-series loudspeakers, the KF810P is a three-way system with broadband pattern control. Designed specifically for installed applications, it incorporates aesthetics offered in black or white, invisible wiring and concealed three-point rigging. A weather-rated […]

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New desono Conferencing Speakers Aimed at the Conference Room

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At ISE 2019 (Stand 3-B120), Biamp introduced its new desono line of conferencing speakers with an optional AMP-450BP backpack amplifier. The desono C-IC6 conferencing speakers incorporate design features like termination-free connections using standard category cables, a removable magnetic grill and acoustic performance designed for conference rooms. Accompanying the desono speakers is the optional PoE+ AMP-450BP amplifier that mounts  onto the back […]

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Biamp’s New desono Entry-Level Pendant Speakers Debut

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At ISE 2019, Biamp (in stand 3-B120) has announced two pendant style models in its new desono speaker family — the P6 and P6-SM — designed for retail, restaurants, casinos and virtually any application that requires background and foreground music or paging. The desono pendant series is mechanically steerable, providing a cost-efficient way to achieve […]

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Extron Ships Larger Two-Way SoundField Pendant Speaker

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Extron has announced the immediate availability of the Extron SF 26PT, a two-way pendant loudspeaker for program or music playback in high-ceiling and open-ceiling applications. Taking inspiration from modern pendant lighting, the SF 26PT joins the SF 3PT pendant speaker, with an architecturally clean, patent-pending design that complements the aesthetic of contemporary interiors. The SF […]

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Atlantic Technology Ships the 8600e LR Loudspeaker Series

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Atlantic Technology is now shipping the 8600e LR Loudspeakers. This all-new speaker design employed in the 8600e LR features internally braced non-resonant MDF cabinets housing seven new Atlantic Technology drivers configured in a D’Appolito/M-T-M array, four 8-inch fiberglass woofers, two 5.25-inch fiberglass mid-drivers and an advanced 1-inch aluminum/magnesium dome tweeter with a neodymium magnet structure. […]

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MSE Audio Launches Rockustics OneSub and DubSub

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MSE Audio just launched the Rockustics OneSub and DubSub subwoofers for outdoor audio experiences. The Rockustics OneSub and DubSub are designed with rock enclosures and built to withstand rain, frost, snow and ice. The OneSub is a stand-alone, passive subwoofer that requires a sub amplifier with an active crossover. The DubSub performs as a sub/sat […]

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Community Adds Compact Model to Its EN54-24 Certified R Series

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Community Professional Loudspeakers is pleased to announce it has completed EN54-24 certification for its R.35-3896-EN loudspeaker. The R.35-3896-EN is designed for indoor and outdoor use in applications including background and foreground music and announcement systems in corporate A/V, leisure centers, swimming pools, theaters, night clubs, shopping malls, stadiums, cruise ships, theme parks and factories. The […]

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Origin Acoustics New Seasons Bollard Outdoor Loudspeaker Debuts

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Origin Acoustics just launched the Seasons Bollard loudspeaker at CEDIA Expo. The Bollard tackles the challenge of producing bass response from individual outdoor speakers in a very attractive aesthetic. While large subwoofers are often buried in the ground the requirement to have the sub somewhat close to the mid/high frequency satellites can cause some design […]

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Klipsch Refreshes Reference Premiere Speakers

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Klipsch today announced the debut of its new Reference Premiere series speakers, now in their second generation. The Reference Premiere series speakers are available in 16 models­ in three finishes. The series uses what the company says is proprietary Tractrix horn technology to improve high-frequency response and extension, while enhancing imaging and dynamics. A Linear […]

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Stealth Upgrades Speakers with LRX85

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Invisible speaker company Stealth Acoustics will unveil the LRx85 invisible speaker system at CEDIA. A two panel solution for distributed audio, the new speaker is for home theaters and presentation spaces that require invisible sound — no visible speakers. The LRx85 uses Stealth’s proprietary FidelityGlass technology. The durable UV protected radiating panels ensure pleasing spacious […]

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Industry Veteran and Loudspeaker Designer Paul Hales Launches Theory Audio Design

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Paul Hales has announced the launch of Theory Audio Design (Theory), a manufacturer of loudspeakers and speaker controllers, which will make its debut at CEDIA Expo 2018 in San Diego, Calif. Theory loudspeaker models consist of three in-wall and four slender on-wall models, featuring dual 5-inch, 6-inch and 8-inch woofers. Theory offers two subwoofer models […]

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Savant to Intro New Audio Products at CEDIA

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Savant has expanded its entertainment offerings for custom integrators with new options for IP Music Servers and in-wall invisible speakers. The new Savant IP Audio Music Server works with Savant’s family of IP Audio products to create a whole-house entertainment system in any zone simply by accessing the network. The IP Audio Music Server features […]

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MSE Audio to Launch Premier Collection at CEDIA

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MSE Audio announces the Premier Collection PC1.5, PC3.5, PC9.5, PC33.5 and PC-Surround II, all available in white. The Premier Collection in white will debut in booth 5313 at CEDIA 2018 in San Diego, Calif.Phase Technology’s Premier Collection, originally in black, is now available in a second color combination of white, which is set to arrive in early 2019. […]

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Wisdom Audio to Showcase Sage Cinema Series in Luxury Private Theater at CEDIA 2018

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Wisdom Audio will demonstrate the benefits of Line Source loudspeaker design and the superior clarity and dynamics of the Sage Cinema series at CEDIA 2018. This 18-seat, three-row theater will feature a 9.4.6 Immersive audio presentation using a bi-amplified front stage of Wisdom Audio’s Sage Cinema Series Line 3, a Modular Line Source, in combination […]

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