Road-Worthy Gear: New Sound Reinforcement Products, May 2011Mix magazine new sound reinforcement products column in the May 2011 issue of Mix magazine live sound products section article 5/01/2011 5:00 AM Eastern
Electro-Voice Live X
These portable loudspeakers comprise three powered and four passive models. The powered full-range loudspeakers (ELX112P 12-inch/two-way; ELX115P 15-inch/two-way) and ELX118P 18-inch sub are optimized for use with the integrated, high-efficiency 1,000W and 700W Class-D amplifiers. Both systems may be pole-mounted or stacked. The four passive configurations (ELX112 12-inch/two-way, ELX115 15-inch/two-way, ELX215 dual-15-inch/two-way and ELX118 18-inch sub) can be used with a wide range of amplifiers.
The KF200NT module features a 10-inch woofer with 2.5-inch voice coil; a coaxial mid-high driver comprising 8-inch cone MF with 2-inch voice coil; and 1.75-inch voice coil compression driver powered by a 1,500W amp. Features include EAW Focusing™ processing, software-accessible DSP and the U-Net™ network. The KF2000NT can be either portable or installed; accessories include trim plates that hide handles, adjustable U-brackets, quick-release flytrack segments and adjustable legs for use as a stage monitor.
Based on the Lab.gruppen PLM 20000Q platform and designed for use with Turbosound’s Flashline touring loudspeaker system, the 20000DP provides four discrete output channels (each 4,400W @ 4 ohms) and Lake Processor modules. Turbosound’s Flashline and Flex Array preset libraries make full use of the processing’s FIR capabilities. Audinate’s Dante™ provides sample-accurate, low-latency audio distribution over Ethernet.