Nov 1, 1997 12:00 PM
Loudspeaker: Meyer SoundThe HM-1 self-powered, two-way model from Meyer Sound handles 300 W totalpower and has a flat frequency response of 40 Hz to 20 kHz (-6 dB). Maximumoutput is 116 dB-SPL, with a coaxial 100 degrees coverage pattern. Featuresinclude active crossover, driver protection and frequency andphase-response alignment circuitry. The HM-1 accepts a unipolar 48 VDCpower source.
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Monitor console: MidasThe XL250 from Midas is a 20-bus unit providing up to nine stereo and 18 mono mixes, or combinations of the two, as well as a dedicated mix bus. A direct output on every input is included, controlled by its own rotary fader. TheXL250 features individual stereo switches with independent on-off andpre-post fader switching, mix groups with individual pan controls andauto-cancel solo and priority-add modes.
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Ceiling mounts: Chief ManufacturingChief Manufacturing's RPA series mounts for LCD and DLP projectors featurea quick projector disconnect and three different mounting methods. Unitsare equipped with roll, pitch and yaw adjustments, as well as acable-management system.
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Microphone: NeumannNeumann's TLM 103 large-diaphragm, transformerless condenser microphoneprovides a flat frequency response to 5 kHz, with a 4 dB presence boost inthe higher frequencies. The unit features 7 dBA self noise and a dynamicrange of 131 dB and handles acoustic signals up to 138 dB-SPL. The TLM 103is also available in stereo pairs.
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Projector: ElectrohomeElectrohome's VistaPro 2000 is a three-chip, DLP projector with 2,000 ANSIlumens of brightness and a contrast ratio of 150:1. Features includemenu-driven control software and a graphical user interface, with functionsaccessed either from the IR wired, built-in remote or via a computer.
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Troubleshooting kit: ForceThe 2854K FiberTracker from Force works with single-mode and multimodefibers, cables, splices and connectors. Optical faults are indicatedthrough the jacket or buffer of optical-fiber cables. The kit includes theportable, battery-operated model 2854T light source, model 2854R probe, a 3m single-mode ST-ST launch cable and portable battery charger.
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Loudspeakers: Eastern Acoustic WorksThe KF900 series from Eastern Acoustic Works includes the KF910 long-throw,high-frequency module, KF911 downfill high-frequency module, KF913medium-throw, downfill high-frequency module, KF920 mid-frequency moduleand KF930 low-frequency module. Also included is the MX9000 32-bit DSPhardware and software package.
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Digital reverberator: YamahaThe REV500 from Yamaha is equipped with 32-bit DSP and 20-bit A-D and D-Aoversampling converters. Sampling rate is 44.1 kHz, with 96 dB typicaldynamic range. Features include independent left and right channels,built-in snare drum and cross stick sound sources and a built-in effectsdemo. The REV500 also has a custom LCD display, dedicated rotary controlsand 100 preset and 100 user programs.
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Camera: CSI/SPECOCSI/SPECO's model CVC-340LC is a weatherproof outdoor camera built into anoutdoor light fixture, which includes a built-in motion sensor for lightingcontrol and a surface-mount, weatherproof electrical box. The 1/3 inch (8mm) CCD camera features internal synchronization and 380 lines ofresolution. A 12 VDC power supply is included.
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Microphone: Audio-TechnicaAudio-Technica's ATM23HE is a 600 V, hypercardioid snare drum microphonewith a frequency response of 70 Hz to 16 kHz. Open-circuit sensitivity is-53 dB (2.2 mV). Features include an internal shock mount and integralmicrophone clamp.
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Compressor: dbx Professional ProductsThe MC6 Mini-Comp tabletop model from dbx Professional Products is equippedwith dual-mode auto and true RMS power summing capabilities. Other featuresinclude balanced 1/4 inch (6 mm) TRS inputs and outputs, an output levelslider, line-instrument level switch and separate eight-stage LED meters.
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Power amplifiers: SamsonSamson's Servo 550 model produces 275 W per side into 4 V in stereo modeand 550 W in the mono bridged mode. Features include banana-plug outputs,1/4 inch (6 mm) balanced inputs and built-in over-current and overheatingprotection. The Servo 260 and Servo 170 produce 130 W and 85 W per sideinto 4 V, respectively. Both are equipped with 1/4 inch (6 mm) balancedinputs and unbalanced RCA-type input connectors.
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