PA & Live Sound news
- 01/29/16Hot news
Alesis brings Transactive VU to light
Alesis has introduced Transactive VU, a LED-lit version of their Transactive portable sound system.
- 01/25/16Hot news
Speaker specifications explained - Part 6
In this final installment regarding speaker specs, I'll address distortion. It's interesting to understand why it's a spec that's seldom specified by speaker manufacturers, unlike with amps, which always include it.
- 01/24/16Hot news
[NAMM] M-Audio introduces the Power Station
M-Audio has announced the introduction of their Power Station portable AC/battery-powered sound system.
- 01/23/16Hot news
[NAMM] Mackie presents SRM1550 subwoofer
Mackie extends its SRM Portable Series with the 1200W SRM1550, a 15" Subwoofer with built-in DSP.
- 01/21/16Hot news
[NAMM] PreSonus introduces ULT Series
PreSonus introduces ULT, a new series of active loudspeakers with three models including a subwoofer.
- 01/12/16Hot news
Speaker specifications explained - Part 5
Knowing how much power a speaker can handle doesn't tell you anything about how much SPL it can deliver.
- 01/05/16Hot news
Speaker specifications explained - Part 4
The notion of power is always highlighted by manufacturers and users alike. It seems to have a sort of exceptional seduction power, to the point that its actual importance gets diluted in the mental image that the general public has of it. So it's only wise to be cautious in this regard, especially considering that test conditions among manufact...
- 12/22/15Hot news
Speaker specifications explained - Part 3
There's no way to get around impedance when looking at speaker specs. Its rating is important to avoid frying up your amp, but also because the small details of an impedance curve reveal a lot about the performance of a speaker.
- 12/15/15Hot news
Speaker specifications explained - Part 2
The directivity of a speaker is an important characteristic when defining the size of the listening zone, and it determines how the frequencies will balance, depending on the position of the listener.
- 12/10/15Hot news
Peavey releases Dark Matter speaker enclosures
Peavey Electronics has released its new Dark Matter speaker enclosures, featuring Peavey's new DSP-equipped power section.