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KS Audio CPA 12

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• May 6, 2009
A 120° nearfield dispersion and a 60° farfield dispersion at the same time from the same horn? That is what KS Audio is claiming to have achieved with the new CPA 12, a self-powered two-way for use on small to medium sized gigs and installs.

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Wireworks SPEN and SPE5 Loudspeaker Cords

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• May 6, 2009
Wireworks SPEN and SPE5 loudspeaker cables are designed specifically for use with Meyer Sound’s MM-4 and MM-4XP speakers respectively. SPEN cords can also be employed anytime small, secure speaker cords are required. SPEN cords are designed for use with Meyer Sound’s MM-4 speakers and use 2-pole EN3 water-resistant connectors.

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Heil Sound PR 20 UT

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• May 5, 2009
Heil Sound has introduced the PR 20 UT (Utility), a low-cost version of the PR 20. Specifications and performance characteristics are identical to the PR 20: wide frequency range, the ability to handle +140 dB SPL, -35 dB of rear rejection and natural articulation. The difference is a stripped down packaging scheme, putting the UT in the price range of any musician, recordist or sound company. The PR 20 UT microphone is suitable for live vocal and instrument applications. MSRP: $115.

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RackTools 3.5 Updated to Save Users Time

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• May 1, 2009
RackTools 3.5, the free layout and specification software package that includes all products from Middle Atlantic, has been updated to save users time. The changes include new shapes for user-defined components and additional drawing export flexibility.

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Neumann Multi-channel Digital Microphone Interface

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• May 1, 2009
The DMI-8, an eight-channel version of the digital microphone interface, is now available from Neumann, which is designed to simplify setup for studio or live PA systems. The eight-channel version also offers AES 42 to EBU conversion, the ability to synchronize the mics without a sample rate converter, automatic word clock or AES 11 synchronization, an ability to handle sample rates from 44.1 kHz to 192 kHz and control and storage of the settings via Mac or PC. (The DMI-8 is pictured here with a Mac.)

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Danley SH-64 Loudspeaker

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• May 1, 2009
Danley Sound Labs’ SH-64 is designed as a standalone system for applications requiring high-SPL and low distortion. Danley said the SH-64 incorporates nine drivers in a single horn enclosure. Comprising four 15-inch woofers, four 4-inch mid-frequency drivers and a single 1.4-inch high frequency driver in a new enclosure, Danley touts the SH-64’s fidelity, low-frequency pattern control and magnitude/phase response.

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WorxAudio Technologies X115-P Subwoofer

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• May 1, 2009
WorxAudio Technologies’ self-powered TrueLine Series X115-P bass extension system, compact enough to fit in with flown array clusters in fixed installations, has a single 15-inch high excursion transducer and is well suited to high-energy clubs, theme park effects, houses of worship, musical theater and other applications.

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Da-Cappo DA12 Hardwired Earset Microphone

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• May 1, 2009
Hosa Technology introduces the Da-Cappo DA12 Hardwired Earset Microphone, designed for use where the interfacing wireless microphone system remains constant. The DA12 Hardwired Earset Microphone offers the same performance attributes of the original DA12, but without the worry about misplacing the cable and adaptor.

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Astatic 1600VP Variable Pattern Mic

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• May 1, 2009
Astatic says its 1600VP is the first continuously-variable pattern condenser hanging microphone system with remote polar control and an anti-rotational positioning mount. The variable polar pattern with remote control allows the user to adjust the shape of the pick-up pattern to provide the best gain before feedback from a remote location using the mic cable.

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New Options for Bag End Double 12 Subwoofers

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• May 1, 2009
Bag End’s double 12-inch subwoofer is available in both a passive installation version (Model D12-E-I) and a powered version (Model PD12-E-I) featuring Bag End’s built-in modular Minima One amplifier. These 12-inch subwoofers can be either installed or used as portable units.

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AKG LC Condenser Microphone

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• April 7, 2009
Designed for a wide range of applications ranging from vocals and live sound to recording and studio use,  AKG LC features an XLR connector module with 24-carat gold plated pins for optimized connectivity, as well as resistance to corrosion and humidity. Additionally, the LC features a spring steel wire-mesh grill for extreme ruggedness offering reliable control of pops and wind noise while an artist is on stage.

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BSS Break-Out Box

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• April 7, 2009
BSS Audio’s newest break-out box, the BLU-BOB, has eight analog audio outputs on standard terminal block connectors and a 256-channel digital audio bus. DIP switches on the rear of the BLU-BOB device give users a way to select consecutive channels, in groups of eight, from the digital audio bus. Multiple BLU-BOB devices can be configured to receive the same or different eight channel ranges. The BLU-BOB devices are powered by an external 24VDC power supply. Two versions are available— the BLU-BOB1, a half rack width, desk- or wall-mounted version, and the BLU-BOB2, a 19” single-rack version with mounting ears for equipment racks.

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