Meyer Sound's UPJ-1P compact VariO loudspeaker has been selected toreceive an EDDY Award as Sound Product of the Year, according to theeditors of Entertainment Design magazine. Regarding the UPJ-1P,the panel of judges, which is comprised of internationally renownedsound designers, commented that the new compact loudspeaker "fills inthe gap between line arrays and single boxes” and “soundsvery musical."
Introduced earlier this year, the UPJ-1P is a powerful yet compactself-powered loudspeaker incorporating a 10-inch low-mid driver and a3-inch-diaphragm (0.75-inch exit) compression driver mounted on afield-rotatable 50°x80° horn. The rotatable horn, coupledwith the UPJ-1P’s various rigging options, provides mounting,flying and arraying flexibility.
The EDDY awards will be formally presented during ceremoniesscheduled for June 18, 2004, in New York City, which coincide with theBroadway Sound Master Classes.