PlanterSpeakers Introduces The Metropolitan

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PlanterSpeakers just announced the launch of its new Metropolitan model featuring a modern design using a marine-grade waterproof shell, 8” of planting depth and Smart Pot USA drainage bags. And, it’s available in any custom color. These are weatherproof speakers and can be fitted with 90° or 180° projection and use braced construction and teak legs. Its three-way speaker system […]

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Control4 Debuts Triad Garden Array Outdoor Audio Solution

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Control4 Corporation just showed the new Triad Garden Array outdoor speakers, a family of all-weather, landscape speakers that include a satellite speaker (GA4 SAT) and subwoofer (GA10 SUB) designed to be placed throughout flower beds or around the yard to blanket outdoor spaces. Each of the GA4 SAT speakers includes a Triad-exclusive, 4.5-inch Ultra-Broad Dispersion (UBD) driver. Through a […]

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HARMAN Professional Solutions Debuts JBL VTX A12 Line Array Loudspeaker

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HARMAN Professional Solutions today introduced JBL by HARMAN VTX A12 line array loudspeakers, a completely redesigned solution for mid- to large-size touring productions and high-end fixed installations. Featuring entirely new and proprietary transducer and high-frequency waveguide designs, innovations in the rigging and suspension hardware, and refinements to the physical aspects of the cabinet, JBL VTX A12 addresses the most important needs […]

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Harman JBL Intros EON ONE PRO Rechargeable Portable PA

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HARMAN Professional Solutions today unveiled the JBL EON ONE PRO rechargeable portable personal linear-array PA. The EON ONE Pro combines the sound quality of a professional system with the convenience and portability of a self-contained, battery-powered solution. Featuring Bluetooth audio, a seven-channel mixer and a rechargeable lithium battery that lasts six hours, EON ONE Pro is designed for portable and rental applications […]

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K-array Launches Mastif Line of Speakers for Live Events

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K-array just launched new speaker/monitors in a line called Mastif, the KM312, KM312P, KM112 and KM11P. The monitors feature an asymmetrical 100° by 30° horn granting performers the possibility to select a wide or narrow sound emission. And with a strong stainless steel grill and sturdy birch wood chassis, these monitors are built to withstand any […]

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Meyer Sound’s LEO Family Grows with LINA and 750-LFC

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Meyer Sound‘s LEO family of linear sound reinforcement systems has been expanded with the addition of the new LINA, a compact linear line array loudspeaker and companion 750-LFC, a compact low frequency control element. The self-powered LINA loudspeaker measures only 20.27 inches (515 mm) wide and weighs in at 43 lbs. (19.5 kg). Also, because LINA shares the […]

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Adamson Expands S-SERIES and Introduces New IS-SERIES Line Arrays

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Adamson Systems Engineering added the S10n line array cabinet to its S-SERIES and has introduced the integration-focused IS-SERIES family of loudspeakers this week. The S10n is a narrow-dispersion version of the S10 two-way, full-range line array cabinet. Having identical specs to the S10, the S10n has an 80° x 10° (H x V) dispersion pattern for applications with tighter horizontal […]

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Intelligibility and Acoustics: A Conflict Resolved?

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It’s the Law The astonishing thing about the laws of physics and the mathematically derived acoustical parameters that govern sound reproduction is that, despite considerable effort by many well meaning or at least well motivated individuals and manufacturers over the last 150+ years, they simply haven’t changed, and, just in case you think there is […]

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ATC Ships C3C Ver.3 Center Channel Speaker

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ATC Loudspeakers just started shipping their new C3C Ver.3 Center Channel Speaker, matched to the Hi-Fi Series SCM7 and SCM11 loudspeakers for home theater rooms. The C3C driver systems feature ATC’s SH25-76 dual-suspension tweeter, designed and built in-house. The tweeter’s 15,000 gauss (1.5 tesla) neodymium magnet has a black heat-treated top plate, which dissipates heat away from the voice […]

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James Loudspeaker Redesigns QXC Mounting System Making Upside-Down Ceiling Installations Easier

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James Loudspeaker has redesigned the mounting system for their QXC series of architectural speakers, making it dramatically easier for integrators to secure them in place.  The new QXC loudspeakers utilize a lightweight aluminum frame with semi-circular clamps that attach to the ceiling or wall surface using stainless steel hardware. Once the frame has been secured with speaker mounting screws in […]

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Electro-Voice Shows the X1-212/90 Compact Line-Array at ISE

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  The new X-Line Advance family of line-array loudspeakers from Electro-Voice includes the X1-212/90, a compact 12” vertical line-array loudspeaker system that is ideal for small- and mid-sized applications including houses of worship, local/regional rental companies, corporate events, clubs and entertainment venues. Though it is approximately a third smaller in size than systems typically used in these environments, Electro-Voice says […]

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SpeakerCraft AIM Series 2 In-Wall LCR Speaker Line Ships

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SpeakerCraft from Core Brands today announced that its two new AIM Series 2 in-wall left-center-right (LCR) speakers, the AIM LCR5 FIVE Series 2 and the AIM LCR5 TWO Series 2, are now shipping worldwide. Both AIM Series 2 In-Wall LCR speakers employ the all-new Arrayed Point Source (APS) Tweeter Module, which incorporates three pivoting tweeters […]

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Yamaha Debuts Small Install Speakers

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Yamaha has launched the VXS1ML and VXS3S at ISE. Part of Yamaha’s Commercial Installation Solutions (CIS) range, the speakers are designed for background music applications in restaurants, retail outlets, hotel lobbies and other situations where loudspeakers need to be heard but not seen. Measuring 62x62x82mm and weighing just 0.16kg, the VXS1ML mini satellite Lo-Z (8-ohms) speaker features a major innovation […]

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SpeakerCraft Debuts Dolby Atmos Enabled In-Wall Height Speaker at ISE

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SpeakerCraft has what they are claiming is the world’s first Dolby Atmos enabled in-wall height speaker, the AIM Series 2 ATX100, at ISE 2017. The SpeakerCraft ATX100 reflects sound off the ceiling to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead, to bring entertainment alive for the audience. The ATX100 is the architectural in-wall solution to the traditional floor-standing […]

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Bowers & Wilkins Debuts CI800 Series Diamond

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The new CI800 Series Diamond includes three new models that feature Diamond dome tweeters and Continuum and Aerofoil cone. They are part of their custom installation range for the home.This range of in-wall and in-ceiling speakers features transducer technologies that include Diamond dome tweeters, Continuum midrange drivers and Aerofoil bass cones. Originally developed for the 800 Series Diamond, […]

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K-array Intros Compact Full-Range Speaker Line Called Domino

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K-array’s new full-range speaker line, Domino. These compact stainless steel speakers with plug and play capabilities do not require presets and can be driven by any amplifier making them the perfect solution for applications from intimate restaurants to live concert settings. The new line consists of three speakers: the KF26, the KF210 and the KF212. The KF26 is […]

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SpeakerCraft Adds Streaming Services to Its Multi-Room Audio Platform

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SpeakerCraft from Core Brands today announced a major update to its multi-room audio software that adds streaming audio services, a new streamlined user interface, and a dynamic zone grouping feature. The introduction was made at ISE 2017 in Amsterdam. The software’s new built-in streaming services include Spotify, TuneIn, Pandora and other popular Internet radio services. […]

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HARMAN Pro’s JBL Brand Debuts All-Weather Speaker Series With Ultra-Compact AWC62 Loudspeaker

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HARMAN Professional Solutions today announced the JBL AWC62 all-weather two-way coaxial loudspeaker, the latest addition to the JBL AW and AWC Series speakers. Like all AWC speakers, the AWC62 incorporates a coaxial driver and the AWC62 offers a consistent 110° coverage with high output in a cabinet that measures just 10.2 x 10.2 x 10.1 […]

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L-Acoustics Unveils Syva Segment Source at ISE 2017

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L-Acoustics has announced the launch of Syva, a new format, high power speaker system featuring six medium-frequency and three high-frequency speakers in a sleek J-shaped progressive curvature format. The groundbreaking transducer arrangement, called segment source, produces an H/V 140° x 26° (+5/-21°) directivity pattern that is optimized for exceptional surface coverage and 115 feet (35 […]

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Wisdom Audio to Introduce Architecture-Friendly In-Ceiling Loudspeakers at ISE 2017

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Wisdom Audio today announced the first in-ceiling loudspeaker as part of its Sage loudspeaker series. Targeting high-performance entertainment audio applications where architectural design aesthetics are important, the Sage Series ICS7a in-ceiling loudspeakers is designed as a multi-channel solution in a media room or overhead channels in an immersive home theater. Wisdom Audio will showcase the […]

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Renkus-Heinz Introduces New T Series Loudspeakers

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Renkus-Heinz just introduced the new T Series of professional loudspeakers for installed and live sound applications. The next generation of the company’s TRX Series, the T Series is designed for installed sound applications, including houses of worship, performing arts centers, transportation hubs, museums and other public spaces. The all-new T Series incorporates redesigned HF and […]

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Renkus-Heinz Introduces New C Series Loudspeakers

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Renkus-Heinz introduced the new C Series of professional loudspeakers for installed sound applications today. The C Series is designed for permanent installed applications and are being promoted as a “cost-effective” solution for theaters and performing arts spaces, houses of worship, multi-use venues, public spaces and any project where quality sound, high performance and superior pattern […]

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PreSonus Ships ULT10 Long-Throw Loudspeaker

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PreSonus is shipping the ULT10, the newest model in the company’s ULT line of active loudspeakers. ULT full-range loudspeakers combine the widest horizontal dispersion of any loudspeaker in their class with a focused vertical dispersion for an ultra-long throw. The result is even coverage throughout the space, enabling the audience to hear clearly wherever they […]

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Extron Introduces New SoundField XD Two-Way Ceiling Speaker

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Extron introduced new SoundField XD model SF 26CT, a 6.5″ two-way ceiling speaker featuring an 8″ (20.3 cm) deep composite backcan for use in plenum rated ceiling environments. The driver complement includes a 6.5″ (16.5 cm) woofer coupled to a 3/4″ (1.9 cm) ferrofluid-cooled dome tweeter. With a UL 2043 listed composite speaker enclosure, the […]

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The DaVinci Group Launches Signature Series

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The DaVinci Group (TDG) has started shipping the new Signature Series line of speakers. After a series of design revisions (since the CEDIA 2016 launch), the two models shipping are the IWLCR-66 and the IWS-210. Because of the physical dimensions (26”x17”), each model in the Signature Series features a one-piece, steel frame, an integrated MDF […]

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James Loudspeaker Introduces the FXA Series of Angled Baffled Architectural Loudspeakers

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James Loudspeaker has introduced the FXA Series angled baffle architectural series speakers for in-ceiling and in-wall applications. All FXA Series speakers feature a discreet edge detail that they say appears virtually flush once installed. Within this new lineup, two choices of tweeters are available. Models with a single beryllium tweeter, used for the ultimate in […]

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Bose Professional Ships ShowMatch DeltaQ Array Loudspeakers

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Bose Professional is now shipping new ShowMatch DeltaQ array loudspeakers for both installation and portable applications, with field-changeable waveguides that help provide the best possible sound quality throughout the audience area. ShowMatch DeltaQ arrays provide significant advantages over conventional line array loudspeakers. DeltaQ array technology improves sound quality and vocal clarity by providing selectable coverage […]

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James Loudspeaker Intros the Omni Series Landscape Speaker

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James Loudspeaker has introduced the Omni48AT landscape satellite speaker and the Omni89AT satellite/subwoofer package. Both are made from marine-grade powder coated aluminum enclosures. The James Loudspeaker Omni48AT is designed to deliver 360-degrees of sound from a single location. Utilizing four coaxially mounted 0.75-inch aluminum dome tweeters over proprietary high-excursion 4-inch woofers mated to a crossover […]

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Klipsch Takes on SONOS with New Stream Wireless Multi-Room System Using DTS Play-Fi

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Klipsch announced today the new Klipsch Stream Wireless Multi-Room Audio System — clearly aimed at the SONOS. Expanding into the wireless multi-room audio segment, Klipsch Stream distributes audio wirelessly from streaming internet sources, locally stored content and traditional audio sources. The Klipsch Stream app, available on iOS and Android, provides users control of all their […]

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Atlantic Technology Now Shipping its Flagship FS5 Front-Stage Soundbar for Large TVs

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Atlantic Technology has begun dealer shipments of its new model FS5 Front Stage loudspeaker system. The Atlantic Technology FS5 contains all three front-channel theater speakers in a single enclosure. Its attractive piano-gloss cabinet is 50 inches wide but only 3 inches deep so it can be wall-mounted using built-in keyhole brackets, placed on a shelf […]

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