Wharfedale Intros New Line of Home Speakers

British-owned Wharfedale will launch three new product lines at CEDIA: the Jade 3 loudspeakers, the Jade Subwoofers and a value-priced Diamond 10 Series loudspeakers. Wharfedale’s Jade 3 loudspeakers (list at $1,499 – $1,799 per pair depending on finish) combine furniture-grade construction and finishes with the company’s latest acoustic engineering and materials technologies. They’re available in […]

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HARMAN’s JBL Intros EON 206P Portable PA System

HARMAN’s JBL Professional is introducing the EON 206P Portable PA system and billing it as an all-in-one powered system that’s aimed at small band/solo acts, coffeehouses, clubs, schools, worship events, meetings/seminars, presentations, health clubs and more. The JBL EON 206P features a pair of 6.5 inch passive loudspeakers, each featuring a 6.5-inch woofer and a […]

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Triad Speakers, Inc. Unveils New Speaker for Dolby Atmos Sound

Triad Speakers today announced a new home theater speaker developed to deliver captivating, multi-dimensional sound with Dolby Atmos. Triad’s Bronze LR-H is an in-room loudspeaker that utilizes a traditional D’Appolito design (two front-firing drivers with a tweeter located in between). Integrated into the enclosure is a Dolby-enabled height channel comprised of an up-firing top driver […]

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Bay Audio Expands Live-Wall Lineup with LW1210 Invisible Loudspeaker

Bay Audio has announced the introduction of a new invisible Live-Wall speaker model, the LW1210. The Live-Wall line now include three invisible models — the LW1218 and LW1210 loudspeakers along with the LWSub invisible subwoofer. Bay Audio’s Live-Wall invisible speakers have established a performance and engineering standard for this growing category of architectural loudspeakers. Bay […]

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Procella Audio Adds New Price and Size Categories with P5 Speaker and P12 Active Subwoofer

Procella Audio announced today that initial shipments of two new loudspeakers will take place in September 2014. The P5 is a compact, high-output two-way design that features a pro audio 5.25 inch woofer and a one inch high-frequency pro compression driver mounted on a Procella-designed constant directivity waveguide for high output levels and what they […]

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Terra Introduces New CA Series Flush Mount All-Climate Speakers

Terra is introducing a brand new CA series of flush mount, all-climate speakers at CEDIA Expo in Denver this year. The new bezel-free design utilizes edge-to-edge powder coated aluminum micro-perforated grilles, which makes them less visually obtrusive once installed. Terra says the series’ crossover networks has been upgraded and enhanced to significantly improve sound quality […]

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Extron Intros SpeedMount Ceiling Speaker System

Extron just launched the CS 123T SpeedMount Ceiling Speaker System, a patented low profile, plenum rated two-piece speaker system that offers a wide 165° conical dispersion for flexibility in speaker spacing. The system is designed for applications where high intelligibility and maximum coverage is desired in paging applications and low ceiling installations. The innovative system […]

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Mackie Launches “Affordable” Creative Reference Speaker Line

Mackie just launched its Creative Reference Multimedia Monitor Series, which the company says is an “affordable” version of a studio-quality speaker. The series includes two models — the CR3 and CR4 — with 3-inch or 4-inch woofers and 3/4-inch silk-dome tweeters. CR monitors are housed in all-wood cabinets and include custom-tuned rear ports. Unique to […]

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Terra Increases Output Capability of Its 70-Volt AC and LS Series Speakers

Terra is modifying its 70-volt offerings by making available upgraded, higher output transformers for the AC and LS Series. The new transformers double the voltage settings over the previously available units. Terra says that this results in a noticeable increase in sound level. The updated transformers utilize high iron content cores to dramatically reduce the […]

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Triad Speakers Adds InRoom and OnWall Bronze SlimSubs to Lineup

Triad Speakers today announced the addition of both an InRoom and OnWall Bronze to its SlimSub line. Standing upright, the compact InRoom Bronze SlimSub is just 4.3 inches deep, taking up almost no floor space.  When laid down (requiring just 5.1 inches of height clearance), the speaker becomes a down-firing subwoofer that can be hidden […]

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Mackie Ships 1000-Watt Loudspeaker Systems

Mackie is shipping the re-designed SRM450 and SRM350 High-Definition Portable Powered Loudspeakers. Both are 1000-watt amp platform designs and feature some custom audio tools that Mackie says simplify setup and produce results not found in any other speakers at this price. Choose between four application-specific speaker modes, each re-voicing the SRM to sound its best […]

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AmpliVox Intros Duo Tandem Line Array Soundbar

AmpliVox Sound Systems just introduced a new two-module configuration of its Line Array Soundbar system, a two-piece design of the Duo Tandem Line Array Soundbar. Presenters can both position the rack-mounted speaker module of the system to face the audience and also position the amplifier module with its controls at the presenter’s fingertips. AmpliVox designed […]

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Martin Audio Intros DD12 Speaker System

Martin Audio calls its new DD12 a multi-purpose two-way loudspeaker system. It combines onboard networking, DSP and Class D amplification with transducers and Differential Dispersion horn technology. (Differential Dispersion technology, the company claims, delivers more consistent audience coverage than systems with X° x  Y° horns, providing more throw to the rear to distribute sound evenly […]

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HARMAN’s JBL Professional Adds New Control 45C/T

Adding to its Control Contractor Series, HARMAN’s JBL Professional has introduced the Control 45C/T coaxial ceiling loudspeaker, a two-way, 5.25-inch loudspeaker that offers what JBL says is “extremely consistent” 120-degree broadband pattern control featuring the company’s Radiation Boundary Integrator (RBI) technology. The Control 45C/T is an in-ceiling professional loudspeaker designed for environments that can benefit […]

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HARMAN’s JBL Pro AWC159 and AWC15LF Loudspeakers Deliver Weatherproof Sound

HARMAN’s JBL Professional is introducing the AWC159 and AWC15LF compact all-weather loudspeakers. The AWC159 is a compact, 15-inch, two-way coaxial loudspeaker with compression-driver high frequency, wide 90×90-degree coverage and 500 watts power handling. The AWC15LF, with 500 watts power handling, is a 15-inch low-frequency loudspeaker designed for outdoor applications where additional low frequency is required. […]

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Atlas Sound Announces Flyable Line Array

Atlas Sound has announced the release of its Atlas A-Line Acoustics AL123A-B and AL218A-B network configurable, flyable line array speaker and subwoofer. These new speakers are designed to provide high intelligibility and high output sound for large format installations including arenas, theaters, houses of worship and auditoriums. The AL123A-B is a three-way line array speaker […]

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L-ACOUSTICS Introduces K2 and PANFLEX Technology at InfoComm

L-ACOUSTICS’ new K2 line source array loudspeaker system featuring PANFLEX technology will make its U.S. debut at InfoComm. The replacement to L-ACOUSTICS’ V-DOSC system, K2 offers K1 performance in a rescaled package. It’s being aimed at both the installation and touring markets. The primary system components include: K2 full-range element with PANFLEX horizontal steering, operating […]

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Mackie Extends SRM Professional Line with Two New Dual-Woofer Designs

Today Mackie launched two new additions to the SRM family of powered loudspeakers — the SRM750 1600W Dual 15-inch High-Definition Powered Loudspeaker and the SRM2850 1600W Dual 18-inch Powered Subwoofer. Both new models include a 1600-watt amp platform paired with custom transducers housed within professional-grade, internally-braced all-wood cabinets. The new Mackie SRM750 and SRM2850 will […]

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Aurora Multimedia Ships Ceiling Tile Speaker

Aurora Multimedia is now shipping the SKR-22T Ceiling Tile Speaker. This new speaker fits in a standard 2×2-foot Drop Ceiling Tile format and is only 2.2″ thick. The ultra light weight speaker is 25 watts RMS at 4 ohm. It also comes in a 70v/100v version (SKR-22T-XFR). Both models also fit in a 60×60-centimeter opening […]

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HARMAN’s JBL Intros High Humidity Grilles for Control 10 Series Ceiling Speaker

HARMAN’s JBL Professional is introducing the MTC-14WG and MTC-16WG high-humidity grilles for its Control 10 Series ceiling speakers. These grilles fit JBL’s Control 12C/T, Control 14C/T, and Control 16C/T, as well as Control 26C and 26CT. Made of an aluminum alloy material that does not rust and finished in a durable powder-coat, these grilles can […]

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JBL’s CBT 70J-1 Column Loudspeaker, CBT 70JE-1 Extension Box Earn THX Approval

HARMAN’s JBL Professional announced this week  that its CBT 70J-1 column loudspeaker and CBT 70JE-1 extension box are now THX approved, allowing the inclusion of the CBT 70J-1 loudspeakers in THX-certified theaters. The CBT 70J-1 is a high-power, two-way line array system consisting of 16 high-frequency drivers and four high-power low-frequency drivers, all in a […]

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KEF Updates Blade and Blade Two

British loudspeaker manufacturer KEF has announced two additions of its flagship speaker line: the Blade Two and the Reference. At the heart of the Blade Two system is KEF’s signature Uni-Q ‘point source’ driver array — a 25-millimeter vented aluminium dome tweeter placed at the exact acoustic center of a 125-millimeter midrange driver, providing direction-agnostic […]

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RCF Intros ART 745-A Two-Way 4″ Horn

RCF’s latest addition to the ART series is the ART 745-A two-way powered speaker integrated with a 4″ compression driver and a 15″ neodymium woofer (with 3.5” voice coil). Meant to be used with a 1400-watt peak amplifier, the speaker includes crossover, equalization, phase alignment, soft limiting and speaker protection The rear panel input/output configuration […]

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Harbinger Introduces New VâRi Series Powered Loudspeakers

Harbinger Pro Audio has debuted the VâRi Series of portable powered loudspeakers that includes two models to meet a wide range of users and applications, from bands and musical performance to DJs, karaoke and presentations. The V2115 is a 15-inch, two-way loudspeaker system that packs 600 watts of power with Class-D amplification. The V2112 offers […]

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Mackie Thump Series Now Shipping

Mackie is now shipping its Thump Series Powered Loudspeakers spec’d at 1000 watts of power. The Thump12 and Thump15 improve upon the low end original Thump loved by DJs and musicians, while the new Thump18S subwoofer is for for improving low end in a PA system. Thump features include crossovers, transducer time alignment and a […]

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Jeremy Burkhardt Is Back

Controversial Jeremy Burkhardt is back… he will officially launch his new audio brand at CEDIA 2014 in Denver. The new company is called Origin Acoustics and the website shows now only a logo that is unmistakably Burkhardt’s bearded profile in silhouette. Supposedly the new company is working on a product portfolio of home theater speakers, […]

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Bay Audio Intros PTM+ Home Theater Solution With Custom On-Site Tuning

Bay Audio has introduced the PTM+ home theater solution, which pairs loudspeaker technology with collaborative specification and onsite factory tuning — what the company says are two critical stages of the theater design and build process. The Bay Audio PTM+ lineup is fully customizable to accommodate each installation since Bay Audio’s factory-trained personnel would be […]

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Community Completes New Loudspeaker Test Facility

Community has opened a new indoor test facility at its factory in Chester, Pennsylvania USA. Designed by Charlie Hughes of Excelsior Audio and operated by Senior Measurement Technician, Hadi Sumoro, the new test facility enables loudspeaker measurements with unprecedented accuracy and precision. With its indoor location, the new facility makes it possible to control temperature […]

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Mackie Thump Series Gets Huge Power Boost

Mackie this week launched the all-new Thump Series Powered Loudspeakers with over 1000 watts of power per speaker. The Thump Powered Loudspeakers feature precision crossovers, transducer time alignment and a 3-band EQ with a sweepable mid. With flexible mounting options, combo mic/line inputs and a great wedge angle, Thump full-range loudspeakers provide the application flexibility […]

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Mackie Launches SRM450 and SRM350 1000W Portable Speakers

Mackie has announced new portable speakers, the SRM450 and SRM350 models, which are spec’d at 1000 watts with custom drivers. Featuring two new audio tools, these new SRM speakers can simplify setup and produce results that Mackie claims simply not found in any other speakers at this price. You can choose between four application-specific speaker […]

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Adamson Launches Energia E12/E218 Touring Packages

Adamson Systems has announced brand new E12/E218 touring packages aimed at the rental and staging markets that need system flexibility and fast setup/teardown. Adamson Systems has created three speaker system configurations for users to use as a guideline when creating a custom sound reinforcement solution. The Compact Set, consisting of 16 E12 and 8 E218, […]

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Sonance Ships New Visual Performance Series VP80R

Sonance has finally shipped the long-awaited VP80R Visual Performance Series entry-level one-piece round and square in-wall speaker. Designed using a micro-trim grille that makes the speaker flush with the wall, the VP80R is actually a round speaker that can be finished with either a round or square grille-adapter, depending on the decor of the home […]

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