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JBL Professional Issues PRX800 V2 Firmware

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• March 8, 2019
Harman’s JBL noted that its free PRX Connect App updates PRX800 firmware to provide users better first time experience, plus new tuning options. More details from JBL by Harman (www.jblpro.com and www.harman.com): NORTHRIDGE, Calif.—HARMAN Professional Solutions, the global leader in audio, video, lighting and control systems, announced JBL Professional’s free update to the PRX800 series […] Read More...
On-Stage UTC5500 Utility Cart

On-Stage UTC5500 Utility Cart

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• March 6, 2019
On-Stage, a division of The Music People, debuts its new UTC5500 Utility Cart, an update on the company’s popular UTC2200, featuring a slightly bigger frame and larger, all-terrain wheels. The 8” front wheels swivel and lock in any position and feature a heavy-duty tread. The rear wheels offer the same treading and measure in at […] Read More...

Yamaha CIS Expands VXC Speaker Lineup, Adds SWP2 Network Switches at ISE 2019

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• March 1, 2019
AMSTERDAM – In response to customer demand, Yamaha has expanded its multi-award winning Yamaha Commercial Installation Solutions (CIS) VXC loudspeaker line up to include the new VXC2F 2.5” full-range, low profile in-ceiling speaker and the new VXC8S subwoofer. More details from Yamaha (https://usa.yamaha.com/products/proaudio): Featuring a smart design with safety and faster installation in mind, the […] Read More...

Shure Axient Digital ADX Wireless Transmitters Globally Available

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• March 1, 2019
CHICAGO – On Feb. 26, 2019, Shure announced that its Axient Digital ADX series wireless transmitters are now widely available through all global resellers and distributors. More details from Shure (www.shure.com): As the new premier wireless solution in Shure’s portfolio, the ADX series offers enhanced features and form factors, including the ADX1 and ADX2 bodypack […] Read More...
SCx15a front

Carvin Amps and Audio Launch SCx Series

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• February 28, 2019
Carvin Amps and Audio announced its new line of SCx Series high-performance active loudspeaker solutions for small to mid-sized venues. The series includes a 12-inch, 15-inch and 18-inch active multi-purpose loudspeakers and subwoofer, with built-in 1,000 watts of power and Analog Devices DSP that promises to deliver optimum performance with ease. SCx Series loudspeakers are available now and ready to ship. Read More...
Focusrite’s free RedNet Control 2.3 application delivers Red 4Pre, Red 8Pre and Red 16Line interface control over Thunderbolt.

Focusrite’s RedNet Control Now Includes Support for Red Range Interfaces

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• February 27, 2019
Focusrite announced the release of its RedNet Control 2.3 free update. The new version unifies RedNet Control with configuration, status monitoring, metering and extended operational control of the Red 4Pre, Red 8Pre, Red 16Line – Focusrite’s range of audio interfaces. More details from Focusrite (www.pro.focusrite.com): Focusrite has released RedNet Control 2.3, a free update that […] Read More...

EAW Ships Next-Generation KF810P Installation Line Array

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• February 27, 2019
WHITINSVILLE, MA – Eastern Acoustic Works has launched the new KF810P installation line array, the latest model in the company’s KF800 series. More details from EAW (www.eaw.com): As with other KF-series loudspeakers, the KF810P is a three-way system with best-in-class output and true broadband pattern control. Designed specifically for installed applications, it incorporates clean aesthetics […] Read More...
RDNet Version 3.1

RCF RDNet Version 3.1

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• February 22, 2019
RCF’s RDNet version 3.1 gives users direct control of the onboard high-pass filter along with a new Shape Designer and a Bass Shaper function. The interface is newly enhanced for faster adjustments and is visually improved with high contrast colors and intuitive control for touch screen devices. RDNet 3.1 also takes control on the internal High-Pass filter on each cabinet, improving system flexibility and simplifying satellite-to-subwoofer phase alignment. New views like the single channel equalization views have also been added. RDNet 3.1 not only controls loudspeakers, it can also be paired with digital matrixes or amplifiers. Each device has onboard DSP to address specific presets or modifications of parameters, to a single object or group. A network user can change level, delay, EQ and other settings, including setting advanced subwoofer configurations. Read More...
Rivage 3.0 includes the new DaNSe plug-in

Yamaha Rivage PM Series Firmware V3.0 Now Available

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• February 18, 2019
Yamaha announced the availability of V3 firmware for Rivage PM Series Digital Audio Systems. The upgrade promises to give engineers more flexible operation along with faster setup and control. Highlights include a new noise-reduction DaNSe plug-in, improved routing choices (such as the ability to route MIX bus and MATRIX signals back to the input channels) and generally enhanced flexibility. Cascade connection via SUB IN is now possible, making higher input capacities available for large-scale applications. Other refinements make it easier to manage the many parameters available in the Rivage PM series. Read More...

Meyer Sound UPQ-D3 Point-Source Loudspeaker

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• February 18, 2019
Meyer Sound notes that the UPQ-D3, the latest addition to the UPQ family, offers the widest horizontal and vertical coverage in the series, with an 80° x 80° pattern. This series of speakers has also been updated with a new class D amplifier, new on-board signal processing for optimized frequency and phase response, and a […] Read More...

HK Audio Linear 3 Systems for Bands and DJs

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• February 15, 2019
HK Audio has released three Linear 3 system packages for bands and DJs, the L3 Compact Venue Pack, High Performance Pack and Bass Power Pack. The L3 High Performance Pack is pictured here, the others are pictured below. More details from HK Audio (www.hkaudio.com): The German pro audio manufacturer has had huge success with system […] Read More...

EM Acoustics HALO-B Medium Format Line Array

FOH Staff •
  • New Gear
• February 13, 2019
Designed for small-to-medium tours and venues, the new HALO-B is the third system in the HALO line array family, sitting between HALO-A and HALO-C in both physical size and overall system output. This two-way, reflex-loaded line array element features dual 8-inch LF drivers and four 1-inch HF drive units. It is built on the same “maximum headroom” design principles as the flagship HALO-A, to ensure consistent performance across all SPL levels and consistent horizontal dispersion patterns across the operating frequency band. Read More...

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