At 2009 InfoComm in Orlando, Tannoy highlighted recent additions to its VQ Series of loudspeakers; specifically, three new PSW (Point Source Waveguide) horn formats and a new 15-inch subwoofer module.
The three horn enclosures have been designed to cater for a range of typical applications and offer some industry standard dispersion patterns, namely 40 degree (conical), 60- x 40- and 90- x 50-degree (in vertical position).
These VQ MH (mid/high) horn enclosures can be used in conjunction with the existing VQ products such as the VQ MB, as well as the new VS 15DR sub enclosure, or connected and flown in pairs or larger, tightly packed arrays to offer class-leading full range, wide dispersion coverage.
The new 40-degree conical and 60- x 40-degree horn formats will also be made availabe in the VQ DF down-firing enclosures, to add further flexibility to the existing VQ 85DF (80- x 50-degree dispersion).
Tannoy’s Director of Business Development Graham Hendry explains, “After launching the VQ Series last year, we always planned to expand the range of tools available to the systems designer. This new phase of VQ comes in the form of three new PSW ( patent pending) horn formats and a new 15-inch sub module. The three horn enclosures have been designed to cater for a wide range of typical applications and offer some industry standard dispersion patterns, namely 40-degree (conical), 60- x 40- and 90- x 50-degree (in vertical position).
The modular design approach allows the system designer to create seamless and very predictable arrays which are ‘tight packed’ to avoid any unsightly spaces between cabinets; or they can be used singly as part of large distributed systems.
The new VS 15DR provides an alternative solution to the existing VQ MB (mid-bass) module, in this case utilizing a single direct radiating 15-inch driver which delivers a different level of low frequency performance. Multiple bass enclosures can be stacked together to improve vertical pattern control at low frequencies.
There will also be new DF ‘down-firing’ enclosures with 40- x 40-degree and 60- x 40-degree dispersion patterns, to accompany the existing VQ 85DF and further expand the range of tools available within the VQ Series.
New VQ Series Products:
VNET (active DSP, networkable) versions of these products are also planned – more details will be available soon.
(Be sure to visit PSW’s 2009 InfoComm New Product Gallery.)