11 February 2013
Come along at 2pm or 4pm (repeat) for this demo session, run by Jimmy Den Ouden from CX.
The demonstration is designed to show a range of composite PA systems from various manufacturer. A brief fact sheet will be supplied detailing brands, model numbers and other short-form information.
Each system will be introduced using a standard dynamic vocal mic. This should give some representation of live vocal rendition across the various systems, or at least a starting point from which to form your opinion.
All systems will be run with pink noise to a level of 91dBA. Level calibration and measurement will be done live at the start of the demonstration. SPL will be measured with an NTI ML-1 analyser and Mini-SPL reference mic.
Playback will be via Macbook Pro output to a Roland UA-25 USB audio interface, linked to a Soundcraft Si Compact console. A Marantz DV-4610 DVD player will be connected via AES to the console as a backup playback. Each system will be driven from a mix send output. Stereo sources will be summed and sent to the various systems in mono. Systems have been setup as deemed appropriate by their representatives, and we expect to see relatively standard factory tuning parameters applied.
A selection of musical tracks has been chosen for playback on each system, each track with a different purpose in mind. See the listening notes attached for details. All tracks have been captured direct from CD in WAV format, and will be played out with no processing or compression applied other than level matching. Tracks have been matched in level as closely as possible for consistent presentation, the exception being the final two tracks which will be played at a higher levels.
PERTH 14 Feb
ADELAIDE 18 Feb
MELBOURNE 20 Feb
CANBERRA 22 Feb
CHATSWOOD 25 Feb
BRISBANE 27 Feb
|Exhibitor||Brand||Model||Configuration||Max SPL||Nominal Coverage||Frequency Response|
|Meyer Sound||Meyer Sound||UPQ-1P||15″ LF + 4″ HF with 1.5″ exit||136dB @ 1m||100H x 60V||60Hz-16kHz +/- 4dB|
|Meyer Sound||Galileo 408||Loudspeaker Management system 4 in 8 out, 24 bit 96kHz conversion||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Meyer Sound||500-HP||Dual 12″ LF drivers with ceramic magnets||135dB @1m||360 degrees for single unit||26Hz -130Hz +/- 4dB|
|PAVT||EAW||JF-10||10″ LF + 1.75″ HF with 1″ exit||120dB Average||Conical 100 degrees||63Hz – 22kHz Operating Range|
|EAW||SB150zP||Single 15″ LF||121dB Average (whole space)||360H x 360V||34Hz – 145Hz (whole space)|
|EAW||UX8800||Digital Signal Processor 4 in 8 out, 48 bit 96kHz digital engine||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|Powersoft||M50Q||Amp, 4x 750W @ 8 ohms||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|JANDS||JBL||VP7215/95DPC||15″ LF + 4″ HF voicecoil with 1.5″ exit||135dB Peak||90H x 50V||60Hz – 18kHz +/- 6dB|
|JBL||VPSB7118DP||Single 18 Differnetial Drive LF||129db Peak||39Hz – 145Hz +/- 3dB|
|Galactic Music||LAX||FP12+||12″ LF + 75mm voicecoil HF with 1.4″ exit||123dB cont||60H v 40V||50Hz – 18kHz +/- 3dB|
|LAX||AT218B||Dual 18″ LF drivers||133dB cont||40Hz – 150Hz +/- 3dB|
|KV2||KV2||EX12||12″ LF + 3″ NPVD Diaphragm HF||127dB cont||80H x 40V||55Hz – 22kHz +/- 3dB|
|KV2||EX1.8||Single 18″ LF drivers||131dB cont||30Hz-125Hz +/-3dB|
|Amber Technology||Vue Audiotechnic||H15W||15″ LF + 4″ HF voicecoil, beryllium diaphragm||121dB long term||100H v 50V||42Hz – 21kHz +/- 1.5dB|
|Vue Audiotechnic||HS-28||Dual 18″ LF drivers||127dB long term||360H x 360V||35Hz – 80Hz +/- 1.5dB|