Tannoy introduced the new VSX Series line of subwoofers at InfoComm 2012 in Las Vegas, developed to augment the recently launched VX Series and VXP Series line of full-range loudspeakers.
The new VSX Series initially includes five passive models, with powered versions to follow later this year.
Three models are band-pass configuration: VSX 8.2BP, VSX 10BP and VSX 12.2BP, while two are direct-radiating devices: VSX 15DR and VSX 18DR. All models have a compact volume and footprint relative to their driver complement and performance capabilities.
The VSX Series also heralds the introduction of Tannoy’s EMT (Excursion Management Technology) on the VSX 8.2BP, VSX 10BP and VSX 12.2BP, which optimizes tonal balance and harmonic output through precisely engineered enclosure geometry and innovative transducer design.
All models are housed in rugged, durable birch ply enclosures, with ergonomic Integrip carry handles and integrated, recessed termination panels with NL4 Speakon and barrier strip connections for ease-of-install. The Speakon connectors are angled and recessed into the cabinet, allowing for flush-mounting to a wall, floor or ceiling irrespective of connection.
VSX Series subwoofers can easily be coupled with VX Series and VXP Series for portable PA applications due to an integrated pole-mount recess and the optional VTH pole mount, eliminating the need for tripods.
All enclosures are available in a black or white durable paint finish, with Weather Protected (WP) optional specification available on the VSX 15DR and VSX 18DR – featuring Line-X coating, weatherized transducers, Airnet-lined grilles and stainless steel fixings and hardware.
Tannoy will be supporting the launch of the new range with the introduction of a new software tool to facilitate the design of cardioid, steered and end-fire subwoofer arrays using its range of subwoofers – including the new VSX models. This will be made available to download for free from the Tannoy website.