The DaVinci Group to Debut Ultra-Thin, Single-Point Stereo Speaker


The DaVinci Group (TDG) has created an all-new architectural in-ceiling speaker optimized for shallow-depth mounting situations that will incorporate the company’s proprietary STT Stereo Tweeter Technology. The NFS-61-5CMSTT claims to deliver single-point stereo sonic performance that rival other companies normal depth models — and does it in a thin speaker that is less than 50 […]

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Origin Acoustics Intros Seasons LSLA Landscape Line Array for Outdoor Audio Systems


Origin Acoustics just introduced the Seasons LSLA Landscape Line Array, that features four 3.5” woofers in line-source configuration for heightened listening clarity and output with minimal intrusion to the surround neighbors. In 2015, Origin Acoustics introduced the Seasons Landscape Collection featuring 4” and 6” satellite speakers that camouflage themselves as outdoor lighting with three different […]

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Origin Acoustics Launches 4.1 In-Ceiling Multi-Finish Speaker System


Origin Acoustics today announced the Director Multi-Finish 4.1 Speaker System, including four D38 in-ceiling recessed satellite speakers and one ICSUB6 in-ceiling subwoofer. The new Director Multi-finish 4.1 In-ceiling Speaker System is a turnkey solution for both designers and integration dealers. The D38, in-ceiling recessed lighting sized speakers were designed and finely tuned to perform in […]

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AcoustaScape Landscape Audio by Origin Acoustics


Origin Acoustics just announced their new outdoor brand, AcoustaScape Landscape Audio. The first offering, the AS41 Hi-Fi Landscape Audio System in the series includes four Satellite Speakers and one In-Ground Subwoofer. The AcoustaScape AS41 System brings stunning surround sound to the backyard with four 4” camouflage enclosed satellite speakers and a bass-boosting 8” in-ground subwoofer, […]

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Pioneer’s XPRS Series of Active, Wooden Enclosure Speakers Feature Powersoft Class D Amps


Pioneer Pro Audio’s new XPRS Series of high-powered active speakers that integrate Powersoft amplifiers. The XPRS Series comprises the XPRS15 and XPRS12 — both two-way full-range speakers, and the XPRS215S dual 15-inch subwoofer. All three enclosures feature 15mm birch plywood construction for a dynamic sound. The XPRS15/12 has a 15/12-inch ferrite LF driver, a 1.75-inch […]

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One Systems to Debut Hybrid Speakers at ISE


The One Systems Hybrid loudspeaker series is making its debut at ISE. The series has effectively merged the company’s direct-weather loudspeakers with One Systems’ marine-grade features. The new line of direct weather loudspeakers features 304-grade stainless steel covered in a new poly coating that prevents against corrosion like marine-grade stainless. This translates into products capable […]

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RCF Launches the HDL50-A Three-Way Active Line Array


RCF’s D-Line has grown with the addition of the large format HDL50-A. The most powerful in the series, the HDL50-A is an active three-way line array module, designed specifically for large events — both indoors and outdoors. Equipped with two 12” woofers, four symmetrical 6.5″ mid-ranges and two 2” drivers, it includes a built in 4400-watt […]

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K-array Ships Three New Speakers


K-array’s KU26 compact subwoofers, integrated with one 6” Neodymium transducer and one 6” passive radiator, are now shipping. With a frequency range of 45Hz to 300Hz, the KU26 is a companion for the K-array Lyzard, Vyper and Tornado speakers. Its Neodymium transducer has a double voice coil (16 Ω + 16 Ω) for selectable impedance settings allowing […]

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Bose Professional Updates Panaray 802 and 402 Loudspeakers as Series IV


Bose Professional announced updates to its Panaray 802 and Panaray 402 sound-reinforcement loudspeakers, as well as a name change to the Panaray “Series IV” models. Introduced originally 25 years ago, the Panaray 802 and 402 loudspeakers achieved what Bose calls “an iconic status among A/V system integrators, design consultants and installers.” The Series IV models […]

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Genelec Debuts 1236 Smart Active Monitoring Main Monitor System


Genelec recently debuted the new 1236 Smart Active Monitoring (SAM) Main Monitor System and its individually calibrated 3U-high Remote Amplifier Module (RAM-XL) in a large format, flush-mounted main monitoring system. The new design is based on the high-efficiency proprietary double-18-inch bass driver design of Genelec’s 1036. The 1236’s frequency response extends from 17 Hz to […]

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Audience Debuts ClairAudient 1+1-V2 Loudspeaker And Introduces 1+1-V2 “+ Kit” Options


Audience today announced the introduction of its ClairAudient 1+1-V2 loudspeaker, incorporating upgraded drivers to deliver what the company says is even greater sonic realism than the original version of the 1+1. In addition, an available “+ kit” takes the 1+1-V2 and steps up the performance. The ClairAudient 1+1-V2 is a bi-pole (front- and rear-radiating) design that delivers surprisingly expansive […]

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PreSonus Intros R65 and R80 Active AMT Monitors


PreSonus’ new R80 active studio monitor speakers offer a custom Air Motion Transformer (AMT) tweeter, which delivers fast transient response to provide exceptionally detailed resolution. These biamped monitors feature Class D power amplifiers, with 100W RMS driving the woofer and 50W RMS driving the AMT tweeter, making them some of the most powerful monitor speakers […]

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PreSonus’ Eris E44 and E66 MTM Monitors Provide Ultra-Wide Imaging


PreSonus’ new Eris E44 and E66 two-way active MTM studio monitors claim to deliver an expanded frequency range and the widest stereo field in their class, due to their nested Midwoofer-Tweeter-Midwoofer (MTM, also known as “D’Appolito”) design. The result is a more consistent listening experience on- and off-axis. The E44 and E66 nested MTM configuration […]

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Beale Street Audio Unveils Its Slimmest In-Wall Speakers


Beale Street Audio says it’s raising the bar of architectural audio expectations once again with the unveiling of its super-slim, two-way in-ceiling/in-wall, full range “Pancake” speakers that measures only two and three quarter inches deep. Ideal for the European market and in cities or other places where ceiling or wall depth can present installation challenges, […]

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Mackie Extends CR Series Monitor Line with Two New Bluetooth Streaming Models


Mackie today introduces two new models to its CR Series Multimedia Monitor line- the CR4BT and CR5BT. Both new models feature Bluetooth music streaming from any capable device, adding source flexibility perfect for auditioning comparison tracks or simply enjoying multimedia. The new CR4BT and CR5BT join the CR3 and CR4, all designed to bridge the […]

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Origin Acoustics Celebrates One-Year with Aluminum Domination


Launching the industry’s first ever in-wall and in-ceiling aluminum speakers, Origin Acoustics says that they actually get better sound from them than using MDF or plastic ever did. Founder Jeremy Burkhardt addressed all the attendees of first press conference held here at CEDIA Expo 2015 in Dallas, by explaining that, even though many industry pundits […]

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AtlasIED Launches New FAP Strategy III Series of In-Ceiling Speakers


AtlasIED has announced the release of the new FAP Strategy III Series ceiling loudspeakers. Their big push with them is something they are calling Safety First Mounting System (SFMS) and they claim that it prevents mounting tab damage during installation. The damage is caused by over torqueing during the installation process. This excessive torque can […]

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The DaVinci Group Launches Upgraded In-Ceiling Speakers


The DaVinci Group will launch a series of updated in-ceiling speakers under its Vanguard Dynamics brand. The new models are part of its popular Edgeless Design Series and represent a what they describe as a significant upgrade over previous versions of the same speaker models. The updated product series includes three new 6½-inch models: the […]

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Proficient Launches Dealer-Focused Product and Brand Announcements at CEDIA 2015


At this week’s CEDIA Expo in Dallas, Core Brands will debut Proficient Signature architectural speakers and a revamp of its existing Proficient Protege speaker line. This will create new opportunities for installing dealers while staying within the Proficient brand. The Proficient Signature portfolio of ten architectural speakers builds on the success Proficient achieved with its […]

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Wisdom Audio Intros SAGE CINEMA SERIES Loudspeakers at CEDIA


Targeting high-end media rooms and private cinemas, Wisdom Audio is introducing an entire new range of models dedicated to hidden installations behind projection screens and fabric walls. Following up on the Wisdom Series LS3i & LS4i Line Source models for private cinemas, the Sage Cinema Series consists of five models — three Line Sources and […]

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Christie Extends Vive LA Series Loudspeaker Lineup with LA2 Line Array and LA3S-3ohm Speakers


Christie today extended its Christie Vive Audio solution with the introduction of the LA2 premium screen channel loudspeaker and the LA3S 3-ohm premium surround channel loudspeaker. Both products are expected to be available in November. The LA2 Line Array completes the family of LA (Line Array) speakers for use in screen channel applications by completing […]

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Bryston Launches Model T Cinema Reference In-wall Loudspeaker


Bryston today introduced its Model T Cinema “reference” home theater in-wall loudspeaker. By leveraging the design of the Model T floor-standing loudspeaker, Bryston has developed an architectural speaker system for dedicated home theater rooms. In order to achieve the desired performance goals from an in-wall speaker system, Bryston is using seven drivers in a three-way […]

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Tannoy Claims New Retrofit Adapter Kit Cuts Installation Time and Costs


TANNOY has introduced new CMS & CVS Retrofit Adapter Kits to speed up installation of TANNOY ceiling loudspeakers inside existing back-cans from third party manufacturers or, in other scenarios, utilizing existing ceiling cutouts that were sized for other loudspeakers. By using the Retrofit Kits, installation contractors can change to TANNOY while minimizing additional installation time […]

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RCF Debuts New VMAX Series of Passive Speakers


RCF is shipping its new lineup of passive solutions designed for the live sound market. The VMAX Series offers dedicated models with focused horn directivity designed for both portable and permanent situations where high SPL and long-term durability are primary specs. The VMAX Series includes a 6”, 10” and 15” (all two-way cabinets), a dual […]

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Fohhn Adds LX-60 and LX-61 Compact Line Arrays to LINEA LX loudspeaker Range


Fohhn Audio has announced the release of two new models in its LINEA LX range of compact line array systems. The Linea LX-60 and LX-61. The compact LX-60 is specially designed for installation applications in more challenging acoustic environments. The 200-watt, two-way system is equipped with four 4″ high performance low-mid drivers (arranged in a […]

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Bowers & Wilkins Launches Three New Installation Speakers


Bowers & Wilkins announced three additions to its range of custom installation speakers. The new CCM Cinema 7 in-ceiling speaker and CWM Cinema 7 in-wall speaker get their high performance thanks to the application of Bowers & Wilkins core acoustic technologies. While the new CCM632 offers discreet musical fidelity, clever new fixings now make installation […]

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Extron Ships the SM 28 Fast Installing, Two-Way Surface Mount Speaker


Extron has started shipping the SM 28 SpeedMount Surface Mount Speaker, a two-way speaker with a patent pending, concealed wall mounting system. This 8 ohm speaker features an 8″ (20.3 cm) woofer with dual tuned ports and a 1.1″ (2.8 cm) tweeter. The SM 28 provides a frequency range from 59 Hz to 22 kHz, […]

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Bose Expands Portable P.A. Offerings with F1 Model 812 Flexible Array Loudspeaker and F1 Subwoofer


Bose Professional has expanded its portable P.A. offerings with the introduction of the F1 Model 812 Flexible Array Loudspeaker and F1 Subwoofer. Designed to serve a broader set of applications than L1 systems, the F1 Model 812 lets users optimize sound by creating up to four different vertical coverage patterns. With the F1 system, sound […]

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