New Sound Reinforcement Products

Aug 1, 2001 12:00 PM


Education Guide

Mix is gearing up to present its longstanding annual Audio Education Guide in its November 2014 issue. Want to have your school listed in the directory, or do you need to update your current directory listing? Add an image, program description, or a logo to your listing! Get your school in the Mix Education Guide 2014.


Ashly Audio's ( Powerflex 6250 power amp is a high-speed MOSFET switching design that's up to 5x more efficient than conventional Class-A or -AB amps. The Powerflex 6250 delivers 150 watts @ 8 ohms (250W RMS @ 4 ohms) through six independent channels. Channels can be bridged in pairs, and 3/4/5-channel configurations are possible. For higher power output, up to three pairs of two channels can be bridged together. Additional features include 25- and 70-volt operation, switchable HP filter on each input, input module with level controls on the rear panel, XLR, ¼-inch and Euroblock input connections, five-way binding post outputs and a quiet 2-speed fan. Price: $2,069.


The Smart Power 4×4 Metered Power Conditioner and Light Module from Applied Research and Technology ( features an RFI Surge and Spike Protection System, plus a front panel VU meter to monitor input voltage. Four of the eight AC outputs on the rear panel are 1.25 inches apart, accommodating wide power cables and multiple wallwart devices; the unit has a power capacity of 1,800 watts. Additional features include an on/off power switch, a separate on/off light switch, two dimmable, shock-mounted light posts and a front panel circuit breaker reset switch. Retail: $159.


Community Professional Loudspeakers ( offers the XLT525 three-way trapezoidal loudspeaker, a full-range, bass reflex enclosure with a 50-18k Hz frequency response and a maximum output of 131dB SPL. The XLT525's high sensitivity (98dB SPL @ 1W/1m) suits it for use with amps ranging from 1,200 W to 1,800 W @ 4 ohms. The 42-inch cabinet has dual 15-inch, Ferrofluid-cooled woofers, a 6.5-inch cone mid and an UC-1 1-inch HF driver on a 90×40° horn. Improved IntelliSense protection circuitry and PowerMeter LED indicators ensure peak performance without risk of damage. Front- and rear-mounted PowerMeter LEDs flash green, yellow and red to indicate signal presence and protection modes. Constructed from internally braced sandwich-core plywood, the XLT525's black-carpeted enclosure features corner protectors, recessed bar handles, 5/16-18 rigging points and a 16-gauge steel grille. A rear input panel has a professional-grade interlocking connector, dual ¼-inch jacks and a 2-position HF level switch. Price: $999.


The LPC (Live Performance Console) from Harrison ( will be available in a fully digital version, the LPC-Digital. Designed for live performance mixing, both the digitally controlled analog LPC and the all-digital LPC-Digital feature compact, ergonomically designed control surfaces with 40 multi-layered, motorized channel faders and 16 remote moving faders, and automated motorized pots. Remote from the console control surface, the audio processing rack connects via conventional copper or fiber-optic cable. Harrison's proprietary IKIS software provides complete storage and recall capability for up to 10,000 “scene stores.”


Symetrix ( has introduced the SymNet modular audio mixing, routing and processing system for installation applications. Three rackmount hardware units provide 32-bit DSP-based processing and audio I/O, while control software configures the connections among SymNet hardware units via the 64-channel SymLink interface. SymNet Designer, a Windows-based control application, provides “drag-and-drop” control over audio processing modules, including AGC-levelers, voice processors, SPL computers, crossovers, limiters, gates and delays. SymNet Designer also offers mixing and routing modules for mono, stereo and LCR configurations, plus auto-mixers and matrices with crosspoint volume control. Additional features include signal generators, meters, input selectors and a waveform monitor. All presets may be stored on non-volatile flash RAM.

Acceptable Use Policy
blog comments powered by Disqus

Mix Books

Modern Recording and Mixing

This 2-DVD set will show you how the best in the music industry set up a studio to make world-class records. Regardless of what gear you are using, the information you'll find here will allow you to take advantage of decades of expert knowledge. Order now $39.95

Mastering Cubase 4

Electronic Musician magazine and Thomson Course Technology PTR have joined forces again to create the second volume in their Personal Studio Series, Mastering Steinberg's Cubase(tm). Edited and produced by the staff of Electronic Musician, this special issue is not only a must-read for users of Cubase(tm) software, but it also delivers essential information for anyone recording/producing music in a personal-studio. Order now $12.95



Delivered straight to your inbox every other week, MixLine takes you straight into the studio, with new product announcements, industry news, upcoming events, recent recording/post projects and much more. Click here to read the latest edition; sign up here.

MixLine Live

Delivered straight to your inbox every other week, MixLine Live takes you on the road with today's hottest tours, new sound reinforcement professional products, recent installs, industry news and much more. Click here to read the latest edition; sign up here.

[an error occurred while processing this directive]

The Wire, a virtual press conference offering postings of the latest gear and music news, direct from the source. Visit the The Wire for the latest press postings.