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Pictured here are three of the 218 Subwoofers in a central cardioid configuration, with FBT Modus line arrays on each side. Pacific West Sound of Bakersfield, CA installed the subs within a Los Angeles-area church.

Kennedy Loudspeakers 3000W Concert Subwoofer

Frank Hammel
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Kennedy Loudspeakers' 3000W Concert Subwoofer incorporates two 460mm (18 inch) B&C low frequency drivers in a front-loaded, ultra-large vent configuration. The deep cabinet is designed to combine extended low frequency bandwidth with low frontal height. Equipped with curved handles and a perforated steel grill, the subwoofer can be used in ground-stacked or single-suspended applications.

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Clear-Com ICON Solutions

Clear-Com ICON Connectivity Solutions

Trevor Roberts
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Clear-Com’s new ICON Connectivity Solutions, a collection of communications products that link local or geographically distributed intercom systems over Ethernet/IP networks and/or optical fiber, promises to serve as a reliable, high performance, scalable and cost-effective communications solution on common infrastructures. "ICON" stands for “Intercom CONnectivity Solutions."

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Cerwin Vegas P1500X Speaker

Cerwin-Vega P-series

Trevor Roberts
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Cerwin-Vega’s P-Series, promising high levels of power, bass, and clarity for DJs, solo acts, ensembles, bands, presenters and others, includes the P1500X (with 1500W peak power, 15" low-frequency driver, 1.75" high-frequency driver, and built-in 3-channel mixer; pictured here) and the P1800X sub-woofer (with 2000W peak power and 18" low-frequency driver).

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Aphex Audio Xciter App Update

Trevor Roberts
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Aphex updated the company’s Audio Xciter app for the Android platform of smartphones and tablets, giving Android users the ability to listen to WAV, M4A, WMA and AAC files with sample rates from 8kHz all the way to 48kHz. Additionally, MP3 files are now supported at bit rates of 96 kbps to 320 kbps.

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Bose RoomMatch RMS218

Bose RMS218 Subwoofer

FOH Staff
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Bose Professional expands its RoomMatch array line with the RMS218 module that extends system response down to 25 Hz. The Baltic-birch plywood enclosure has two LF18 18-inch high-excursion, 4.5-inch voice coil, neodymium-magnet woofers in a V-baffle design with a large center port. An optional kit allows for suspended array applications. Rated frequency response is 30 Hz to 200 Hz (±3 dB); continuous power handling is 2,500 watts with 141 dB peak SPL’s.

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Audiotechnik al-8 Compact Line Array System

VUE Audiotechnik al-8 Compact Line Array System

Trevor Roberts
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VUE Audiotechnik’s new al-8 Compact Line Array System makes use of two 8-inch woofers flanking four 4-inch Neodymium mid drivers and a central pair of 1-inch exit, neodymium compression drivers with beryllium diaphragms.  The al-8 follows Vue’s al-4 subcompact line array system. It has been in beta test, was previewed at InfoComm 2013, and is expected to be available this fall.

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