New Sound Reinforcement Products

Jun 1, 2001 12:00 PM


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Engineered Sound UHF Wireless Systems from Audio-Technica ( provide high performance, flexibility and simple operation. Two receivers and two transmitters offer true diversity operation, with 100 switch-selectable frequencies in the UHF TV Channel 57-59 bands (728-741 MHz). Transmitters include the ESW-T211 UHF UniPak body pack ($450) and the ESW-T214 UHF handheld mic/transmitter ($500). New receivers are the ESW-R220 dual-receiver ($1,450), with two independent receivers, and the rack-mountable ESW-R210 ($875). Up to 12 channels can be used simultaneously in multichannel applications, and receivers include antenna combiner/divider distro systems and XLR balanced and ¼-inch unbalanced audio outputs.
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Meyer Sound Labs ( is now shipping M3D, a line array system based on a 2-way, self-powered, 20×54×30.5-inch (H×W×D) enclosure. The cabinet face has two 15-inch woofers flanking a CQ horn (fed by two 4-inch diaphragm, 1.5-inch throat compression drivers), with a second pair of rear-firing 15s adding to the LF punch. The onboard amps provide a total of 4,500 watts (1,125 watts RMS/channel) with class AB/H complementary power MOSFET output stages for a maximum peak SPL of 145 dB, and the electronics offer an automatic voltage selection that functions at any voltage from 95 to 125 and 208 to 235 VAC. Specs include a free-field frequency response of 42 Hz to 16 kHz, ±4 dB, with an operating frequency range of 35 Hz to 18 kHz. The 390-pound cabinet is built of multiply Finnish birch, with a protective steel grille and QuickFly rigging frame with integral CamLinks , rear connecting bars and captive quick-release pins.
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Tannoy ( has announced the PowerDual iQ10, a dual-concentric mid-/high-drive unit with a 60°×40° dispersion pattern. Developed in conjunction with Funktion-One's Tony Andrews — a leading UK designer — the PowerDual iQ10 is suitable for live and fixed installation applications, where intelligibility of speech and music are of prime importance. Crossover functions and EQ are provided by the Tannoy TDX2 controller, which also provides crossover and EQ functions for other Tannoy speaker combinations, available via presets; the TDX2 can be updated via a PC and its RS-232 interface.
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Shure ( debuts new subminiature lavalier mics. The WL50 omni condenser has a 20-20k Hz frequency response and is supplied with mesh caps that provide two EQ curves: a mild 4dB boost from 8-18 kHz or +10 dB centered at 12 kHz. The WL50 is available in white, black and beige (the latter two available in a reduced-sensitivity version) and is supplied with a magnet mount, a swiveling lapel clip, dual-tie clip and pin mount. The provided TA4F cable connector is compatible with all Shure wireless transmitters; WL50s may also be ordered with unterminated cables. Price range: $286 to $340.
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Future Sonics ( has upgraded its Ear Monitors® brand of “in-ear-type” custom earphones with new drivers. The new, full-range MG4 driver (designed for use with custom ear molds) is engineered for increased output, improved dynamics and outstanding sound quality. The MG4 driver is now standard in new Ear Monitors brand custom earphones and may be used to replace existing drivers. Ear Monitors can also be used to upgrade any existing in-ear monitoring system that uses a standard ⅛-inch stereo plug connection. Price: $798.
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Electro Voice's ( RACE (Realtime Acoustic Cluster Editor) software can display the complete frequency and phase response of an entire audio system, including loudspeaker processors, power amps and speakers, on a PC in real time. RACE allows users to test and analyze different system settings offline and configure multiple different presets during pre-production or rehearsals. During online operation, the PC connects to the D×38 controller via the RS-232 interface. The software is included with the purchase of the D×38 controller or RACE software, and several loudspeaker files can be downloaded at
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Ashly Audio ( announces the Protea 4.24C Digital Crossover/System Processor, a fully programmable 4-in/8-out, 24-bit digital processor, providing a comprehensive crossover, EQ, limiter, delay and gain control functions for simple and complex loudspeaker systems. Factory and user presets are editable via a front panel 2×20 character interface, Protea PC software (for storing/recalling multiple system configurations) or MIDI commands. Each input offers four configurable parametric/shelving EQs, time delay and gain control; a variety of crossover and filter slopes are available. Connections include XLR I/Os, RS-232 (front panel) and MIDI In/Out.
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