AES 2003: Bag End Low-Profile D18E-AD, D12E-DA Loudspeaker Systems

Nov 4, 2003 12:00 PM, Editors

Polls


Mix Regional

The Mix Regional section for Mix's July 2014 issue focuses on Atlanta. Send us your studio news: updates, sessions, new rooms, club performances and installations. Let the Mix audience know what is going on! Send photos and descriptions to mixeditorial@nbmedia.com.

Bag End’s two new loudspeaker systems, the D18E-AD (suggested retail: $2,352) and the D12E-DA ($1,176; pictured), retain the same specifications—other than height—as the D18E-I and D12E-I, respectively.

The D18E-AD is only 15 inches high (126 pounds) and the D12E-DA (90 pounds) is just nine inches. Specifications for the D18E-AD enclosure include two 18-inch INFRA cones and 3-inch voice coil drives; impedance of 4 ohms nominal; power handling of 800 watts continuous (sine wave) and 800 watts instantaneous (peak); frequency response of 8 Hz to 95 Hz +-3 dB; sensitivity of 100 dB SPL @ 80 Hz (1W @ 1 m); and connectors include cinch 142 screw terminal and barrier strip. Specifications for D12E-DA enclosure are the same as the D18E-AD, except that it includes two 12-inch INRA cones; the same and power handling as the D18E-AD.

In other company news, although Bag End Loudspeaker Systems has offered its cabinets in a variety of custom finishes, black was the predominant color. Now, the company is offering the majority of its line of loudspeaker systems in white, as well as black, at no extra cost.

"We have been manufacturing white cabinets for years as a custom option at a small additional cost,” said James P. Wischmeyer, president of Bag End Loudspeaker Systems. "But the demand for white cabinets has gotten so strong that we reached the decision that it just made sense to offer white as a standard option. It may seem like a simple thing, but the modification of our production process required a considerable amount of planning and implementation.”

The company still offers all of its products in the basic finishes of black-textured catalyzed urethane finish or carpet, as well as continue to offer a number of optional custom finishes, including raw wood, hand-rubbed oiled birch and a variety of fine woods.

For more, visit www.bagend.com. For more sound reinforcement products, visit mixonline.com/live_sound_products/index.htm.






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

Newsletters

MixLine

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.