Ashly Audio (booth 3-C100) is expanding its product line with the introduction at ISE 2020 of two new loudspeaker lines designed for system integrators — AW Series on-wall loudspeakers and IS Series dual-impedance column loudspeakers joined by the new SP subwoofer.
“One request we heard over and over as we reinvented our product line was the need for a more complete solution – a solution including speakers,” said Noel Larson, vice president of marketing and business development at Ashly Audio. “We didn’t take this on lightly. We worked with a focused purpose and intent to ensure our speakers accentuated our amplifier, mixer amp, and processor offerings. The result is something we are incredibly proud of. We can’t wait to show off our work at ISE.”
The AW Series is designed to provide on-wall options for installations where intelligibility of both speech and music are a priority. The line incorporates the company’s Protēa and AquaControl DSP and are equipped with a unique DOC crossover intended to reduce off-axis deviation in sound pressure levels to <9 dB, providing a wider “sweet spot” as well as full bass, crisp treble and an accurate midrange. AW loudspeakers are IP rated, making them suitable for patios, balconies, and many other under-eave applications.
IS Series column loudspeakers provide added flexibility by operating at 8 or 32 ohms, making them effective for simple applications or allowing larger numbers to be used in distributed installations – up to 32 IS loudspeakers can be run off a single Ashly PEMA or CA amplifier. The IS Series is designed to deliver more precise vertical dispersion and consistent sound The SP-12.1P subwoofer provides an extended low end and offers a portable “system-on-a-stick” configuration option. levels from front to back.
When combined with Ashly amps and processors that incorporate Protēa or AquaControl DSP, the loudspeakers are stated to provide an even wider frequency range with improved audio intelligibility.