A-LINE ACOUSTICS EMMA 806
EMMA™ brings line-source speaker technology within budget for small to medium-sized venues seeking quality line array performance. Powered with Bang & Olufsen ICEpower™, enclosures may be combined, stacked or flown for powerful coverage of more than 250 feet. The two-way enclosures are loaded with specially matched 6.25-inch LF drivers and 6-inch HF ribbon drivers for smooth, accurate frequency response with 100-degree horizontal dispersion. Made in the U.S., these speakers are available with custom grilles and finishes. NAMM booth: #1867.
BAG END SELF POWERED SPEAKERS
A built-in self-powered option is now available on most Bag End loudspeaker systems. The Barrington, Ill., manufacturer of high-quality loudspeaker systems has been adding the option to more and more of its models since the development of its Minima One internal modular amplifier. The Minima One is a 1,000-watt, high-fidelity, high-efficiency amplifier that weighs just five pounds. Price: about $800. NAMM booth: #4378.
BARNETT ENGINEERING CUBE CLONE
Near-field cubular monitor specifically designed for vocal to instrumental translation during mixdown. 100W capability. Full range driver with 70 to 18k Hz linear response. Choice of colors as long as it is studio black! Three-year warranty. Satisfaction guaranteed. $189.99 per pair. Dealer inquiries welcomed.
E-MU PM5 PRECISION MONITOR
E-mu’s PM5 Precision Monitors feature a custom 40W/40W bi-amplified power section and world-class drivers to deliver hyper-accurate audio in a compact design. The PM5 also offers Current Mirroring Technology to ensure consistent peak performance and lower distortion, as well as overload protection circuitry to prevent damage to drivers. Price: $349.99. NAMM booth: #6940.
EAW NT SERIES LOUDSPEAKERS
EAW’s NT Series are the first loudspeakers to implement innovative Gunness Focusing DSP technology that dramatically improves performance, resulting in studio-like clarity. Unlike conventional DSP implementations, Gunness Focusing represents digital correction done properly: algorithms tailored exactly to fix-correctable loudspeaker anomalies. The NT Series are compact, self-powered two-way systems available in both 12-inch and 15-inch models with a choice of 60-degree or 90-degree HF beamwidths. Onboard amplification provides 1,000W for the LF and 500W for the HF. NAMM booth: #6698.
This 8-inch active subwoofer in a Laminar Spiral Enclosure features a 5.1 input panel and LF extension to 25 Hz. The 7050B is ideal for use with the Genelec 8020A 4-inch bi-amp monitor in stereo or surround applications or the 8030A 5-inch bi-amp monitor in stereo applications where wide-bandwidth, high-quality critical monitoring is required.
HOLLYWOOD SOUND SYSTEMS BBI NS1812
Custom BBI NS1812 subwoofer. See what Dre, Snoop, Stevie Wonder and others use to truly rock their world. Price: $2,200.
JBL PROFESSIONAL LSR4300 SERIES
Bringing revolutionary capabilities to computer-based project studios, post-production and broadcast facilities, JBL has introduced the LSR4300 Series studio monitors. With network intelligence and a new automated version of JBL Pro’s RMC™ Room Mode Correction system, the LSR4300 Series adds functionality to computer production systems while overcoming room-related problems that have plagued engineers and project studios. Price: $1,399/$1,699. NAMM booth: #7800.
JBL PROFESSIONAL VRX932LA
For smaller environments requiring line array performance without the long-throw characteristics of larger systems, the VRX932LA is a compact, 12-inch, two-way line array loudspeaker designed for use in arrays of up to six units. Each speaker has a 15-degree (nominal) vertical coverage angle. This means that a single enclosure or arrays comprising two or three speakers can provide practical vertical coverage. Price: $2,399. NAMM booth: #7800.
M&K SOUND CO. MPS-1611
M&K’s new small powered loudspeaker, the MPS-1611P, is a bi-amplified, 6.5-inch, two-way, precision, near- to mid-field monitor suitable for both stereo and multichannel applications, and usable as a stand-alone full-range monitor or with any of M&K Professional’s acclaimed powered subwoofers. Price: $1,199.
MOTION SOUND PRO-145
The PRO-145 is a portable, dual-rotor organ speaker with variable overdrive and adjustable speeds. Quiet operation is ideal for critical “upfront” recording. Price: $1,899. NAMM booth: #5274.
MOTION SOUND MS-1771
The MS-1771 is a full-size, dual-rotor speaker cabinet for organ. Quiet rotors are ideal for critical “upfront” organ recording. Price: $2,695. NAMM booth: #5274.
Featuring ribbon drivers, neodymium magnets and multiple rigging options, Peavey’s VersArray enclosures mark the company’s debut into the high-end line array market. VersArray Series enclosure modules use special bracket-and-pin flying hardware in a highly flexible rigging system, allowing full articulation of the top boxes. With this system, users can adjust two modules away from each other in 2.5-degree increments from 0 to 15 degrees, providing for a classic straight-line array configuration or a number of angling options. NAMM booth: #5740.
QSC HPR SERIES
There’s a QSC amplifier inside each HPR. Now you can get the legendary performance and reliability of QSC’s rackmount amplifiers built into a powered loudspeaker. The power module is designed with the same top-quality components and rigorous standards you expect from QSC, regarded as one of the world’s leading amplifier manufacturers. NAMM booth: #6750.
RIEKER ELECTRONICS RAD2 REMOTE ANGLE DISPLAY
The Rieker Electronics RAD2 Remote Angle Display with new rugged sensor options for remotely aligning line array systems. This handheld, battery-powered LCD is matched with one, two or four Rieker sensors, with ranges up to ±70 degrees. The unit can read one sensor (RAS) or two sensors (RAD) at the same time. Both sensor and display box use standard XLRs for easy connection. Price: $589.
The LS6593 compact line array design provides different options for vertical dispersion, allowing versatile system configuration for many applications. The LS6593S/LS6593A is based on a woofer line array mounted on a front panel with a coaxially positioned ribbon tweeter array. Comprising six 5.25-inch drivers, the woofer’s straight line array has extremely controlled vertical dispersion, while the tweeter’s 9x3-inch proprietary ribbon planar drivers have internally articulated driver elements, allowing wider vertical dispersion. NAMM booth: #5222.
TANNOY PRECISION IDP
In its Precision iDP™ (Interactive Digital Programming) monitors, the company combines Tannoy Dual Concentric™, WideBand™ and DSP technology, networking intelligence and Class-D digital amplifiers to produce a new level of performance and operation convenience in studio monitors. Built-in EQ capability lets users compensate for acoustic anomalies in the room and create the same reference sound irrespective of their placement, whether in a corner, against a wall or on top of a console. NAMM booth: #6840.
TAPCO T-15A ACTIVE LOUDSPEAKER
TAPCO’s new Thump T-15A is a 15-inch, two-way active loudspeaker that was co-developed and tuned exclusively by the revolutionary Mackie and EAW engineering teams. The TAPCO Thump T-15A features a mic/line input, 1-inch compression driver, 3-band EQ with sweepable midrange, optimized active system, high-SPL output and low distortion with 200 watts of continuous power. The TAPCO TH-15A is pole-mountable and can also be placed in a monitor position for extra versatility. NAMM booth: #6690.
VoiceSolo is a new range of near-field voice monitors optimized for live vocals, and allow for easy setup with conventional microphone stands and booms. The VoiceSolo range comprises the passive VSM-200P monitor ($275 MSRP), the active VSM-200 monitor ($420) and the active VSM-300 ($560) with advanced connectivity and personal mix controls. VoiceSolo monitors employ a custom-designed Tannoy ICT™ true-point source driver to reproduce voice in the most intelligible and natural way. NAMM booth: #6840.
TDL TECHNOLOGY TSMD-2 LINE ARRAY
Each speaker is a vertical line array with 10 3-inch drivers. Frequency response is 125 to 20k Hz, and the sensitivity is 97 dB (1W/1m). Closed-box design: 40.5x6.5x13 inches (HxWxD). Sold as a stereo pair. Price: $1,395.
WHARFEDALE PRO TITAN T12P
Designed for live sound applications, this 12-inch, two-way powered loudspeaker features a molded polyethylene enclosure, 250W/100W bi-amp power with mic/line input mixing and 13 M8 rigging points for safe flown applications. Price: $449. NAMM booth: #205B.