COMMUNITY TWO-WAY SYSTEM
The MVP37 from Community Professional Loudspeakers (www.loudspeakers.net) is a full-range, two-way loudspeaker built expressly for club systems and stand-alone P.A. applications. Part of the MVP Series, the MVP37 has dual 15-inch woofers and a one-piece 90°×40° FiberGlas horn section housing Community's new proprietary LM20 compression driver. The bass-ported design has a 60-16k Hz frequency response, 97dB SPL (1W/1M) sensitivity, and power handling rating of 400 watts RMS, 1,000W program. Constructed using internally braced MDF board, the 86-pound cabinet measures 43×18×19 inches (H×W×D). Additional features include ¼-inch inputs, recessed steel handles, rigging points, a 16-gauge steel grille and a stand socket.
CREST COMPACT MIXER
Crest Audio (www.crestaudio.com) offers the XRM monitor mixer, a compact 10-rackspace package providing up to 12 independent mono mixes or up to six stereo mixes for stereo “in-ear” monitoring systems. Featuring 12 mono and four stereo inputs, all with mic preamps and individual 48-volt phantom power switches, the XRM includes a 20-input mic splitter system with individual ground-lift switches. Additional features include 4-band EQ on all input channels, highpass filters on the 12 mix bus outs, channel and bus inserts, and XLR outputs.
The Intelli-Q Real-Time System Optimizer from Belgian distributor Apex (www.apex-audio.be) is a digital problem-solver to maximize the performance of any P.A., stage monitor or in-ear system. Intelli-Q has two identical channels — dual mono or stereo linked — each featuring graphic, parametric and shelving EQ, high/lowpass filters; dual-band compressor; output limiter and variable delay. Users can draw EQ curves freehand, and store and instantly recall scenes/parameter setups. Intelli-Q software supports remote control of up to 16 units from any hard-wired or radio-remote PC. The hardware includes a pink-noise generator and phantom-powered mic input for the system's onscreen, 30-band spectrum analyzer.
SM PRO AUDIO DI/LINE MIXER
SM Pro Audio (www.smproaudio.com) announces the DI8 8-channel, direct-injection box/stereo line mixer. Each of the DI8's inputs provides unbalanced-to-balanced conversion with a -10dB pad and ground-lift switch, plus volume and pan controls for each channel's feed to the stereo mix bus. Suitable for onstage keyboard or electronic drum submixing, or as a project studio submixer, the DI8 may be linked with multiple DI8 units to a single stereo output. Price: $399.