Peripheral system components
No audio system is complete without microphones, personal mixers, consoles and loudspeakers. Architectural Media Systems benefits from the other brands within the HARMAN Professional group - AKG, dbx, Soundcraft and JBL.
MICROPHONES / IN-EAR MONITORING
The HUB4000 Q reference HiQnet Ethernet interface enables the connection of up to eight AKG wireless microphone and in-ear monitoring devices to a HiQnet network. Supported devices include:
● DMS700 digital wireless microphone system
● WMS4000 wireless microphone system (discontinued)
● WMS4500 wireless microphone system
● IVM4 in-ear monitoring system (discontinued)
● IVM4500 in-ear monitoring system
Configuration and control of the HUB4000 Q and the cascaded wireless devices is available within HiQnet Audio Architect. Additional control is available from the AKG Wireless app, available from the Apple App Store.
Drawing on more than a decade of experience in the field of digital audio mixing, the Soundcraft Si Expression exploits some of the newest DSP, component technology and manufacturing techniques to deliver Soundcraft's most powerful cost effective digital console ever. In addition, the Si Performer takes mixing out of the dark with powerful digital audio mixing facilities married to a DMX 512 controller allowing for the first time the mixing console to also run the lighting rig.
Si Series consoles include:
● Si Expression Series
● Si Performer
The Si Expression and Si Performer can also be fitted with a 32x32 BSS Audio BLU link card for connecting directly to the dbx Personal Monitor Control system for example, and a 32x32 Audinate Dante card for connecting into a BSS Audio Soundweb London BLU-806 / BLU-326 system.
Now firmly established on riders and in performance venues around the world, the Soundcraft Vi6™ has been acclaimed as one of the most ergonomic, user-friendly and best-sounding large format digital console around. Audio quality is assured thanks to the integration of a proven DSP engine and algorithms from sister company STUDER, who's digital broadcast consoles like Vista™ and On-Air 3000™ are highly respected in national, state and independent broadcast studios and OB trucks throughout the world.
Vi Series consoles include:
PERSONAL MONITOR CONTROL
Musicians know they perform better when the monitor mix is dialed in perfectly. The dbx BLU link-capable Personal Monitor Control system avoids cryptic hand signals between performers and engineers by letting each musician control their own mix.
Personal Monitor Control system components include:
● PMC16 personal monitor controller
● TR1616 16x16 BLU link to analog converter
HIGH PERFORMANCE AMPLIFIERS
Inside and out, the new I-Tech HD is one of the most technologically advanced professional touring amplifiers on the market today. Building on the decades of innovation, invention, and insight Crown is known for, the I-Tech HD features five new patents – three on the power supply alone – giving you an amplifier that goes well beyond the expected. At the heart of the new I-Tech HD is the BSS Audio OMNIDRIVEHD processing engine. Four times faster than its predecessor and featuring linear phase FIR filters and LevelMAX™ limiters, OMNIDRIVEHD provides unmatched clarity and sonically pure signal processing.
I-Tech HD Series amplifiers include:
● I-Tech HD 2-channel Series
● I-Tech HD 4x3500
INSTALLED SOUND AMPLIFIERS
ComTech DriveCore is ideal for installations that require premium sound quality, multi-channel configurations, compact dimensions, and quite often zero ambient fan noise. Typical applications include boardrooms, video and teleconferencing, VIP suites in stadiums and arenas, and upscale restaurants and retail outlets to name just a few. Representing next generation technology available today, the ComTech DriveCore proves without a doubt that big things really do come in small packages.
Click here for more information on the ComTech DriveCore Series.
No matter where you go in this world, you’ll find JBL Installed Sound Speaker Systems at many of the most notable venues. With that kind of global perspective, JBL has come to respect the one indisputable truth of business: every customer is unique. JBL Installed Sound products offer a range of options without equal.
Applicable JBL loudspeakers for Architectural Media Systems are wide and varied but of note are the following:
● 8100 Series in-ceiling loudspeakers
● Control Contractor Series surface-mount, in-ceiling and in-wall loudspeakers
● AE Series permanent installation loudspeakers
● AE Compact Series permanent installation loudspeakers
● CBT Series passive column loudspeakers
● Control Contractor 50 Series surface-mount, subwoofer-satellite loudspeakers
● Control Contractor 60 Series pendant loudspeakers
● VRX Series line array loudspeakers
PERFORMANCE AUDIO SYSTEM SOFTWARE
JBL HiQnet Performance Manager is a software application designed to configure networked audio systems within performance venues such as theatre, house of worship, and corporate and other live sound events. It dramatically reduces design time, simplifies networking and automates control interface configuration. With considerable expert system design knowledge embedded directly into the software, Performance Manager cleverly disguises the complexity of system configuration and guides even the less-experienced user through the process so as to achieve a far more optimal result than would otherwise be possible.
PAGING AND COMMUNICATIONS
Harman’s IDX system is a seamless audio and visual information delivery solution that provides a highly flexible and scalable way to communicate important information to those trying to navigate complex spaces such as today’s airports, transit stations and other public spaces. Harman’s experience and expertise in audio, matched with Com-Net Software’s depth of experience and knowledge, bring to you a new and comprehensive approach to information delivery that has not been seen before.
Visit the IDX website for more information.