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Bose Now Shipping RoomMatch Utility RMU208 Small-Format Loudspeaker

The Bose RoomMatch Utility RMU208 small-format sound-reinforcement loudspeaker.

Bose Professional Systems Division in Framingham, Mass., is now shipping the RoomMatch Utility RMU208 small-format sound-reinforcement loudspeaker (price TBA). The RMU208 is designed for use in high-quality foreground music, under-balcony, zone fill and vocal-range floor monitor applications in performing arts centers, civic auditoriums, houses of worship, secondary education and college auditoriums, dance clubs, hospitality and more.

The loudspeaker features a single Bose EMB2 compression driver (with 2-inch voice coil) to provide mid/high-frequency voicing similar to the RoomMatch full-range array modules. The EMB2 driver features a patented phase plug that lowers distortion and allows the use of a lower crossover frequency to improve vocal sound quality.

Dual Bose LF8 8-inch woofers (with 2-inch, extended-excursion voice coils) promise full-range output down to 80 Hz (+/-3 dB), and a 90x 60-degree constant-directivity high-frequency horn is siad to provide wide, even coverage and may be rotated 90 degrees in the enclosure.

The RMU208’s Quasi-3-way passive crossover with separate filters for each transducer provides uniform frequency and polar response; the 80 to 16,000Hz frequency response and 126 dB maximum peak SPL allow for use in high-performance system designs. Long-term continuous power handling is 400 watts and peak power handling is 1,600 W.

The enclosure is constructed of baltic birch plywood with a 2-part polyurethane coating to resist scratches and scuffs. The multi-angle cabinet design allows for flexible use in varied applications, and the system includes a U-bracket and four additional M8 threaded inserts on the enclosure’s rear surface provide additional mounting flexibility.

The new RoomMatch Utility RMU208 small-format loudspeaker can be powered by Bose PowerMatch amplifiers, or any professional amplifier with the appropriate power rating.

The RMU208 loudspeaker is now available through authorized Bose dealers.

Find more information about the Bose RMU208.