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Omnitronic ARM monitors put to the test

November 25th, 2015 Posted in OMNITRONIC, Product news, worth knowing Tags: ,

Our Omnitronic ARM-6.5 monitor has been put to the test by the German online magazine delamar.de.

The tester were surprised by the balanced frequency response, the high differentiation of the stereo panorama and the various possibilities of adjusting and correcting sound: “I wasn’t expecting that. The manufacturer (…) published a really good, for this price range even excellent studio monitor.”

The final result of the test is more than just good: The Omnitronic monitor was rated “an insider’s tip” for home recording.

ARM-Monitor

Read the full test in German here.

For more information about our ARM monitors, see here.

How to transmit audio signals over a long distance?

June 12th, 2013 Posted in OMNITRONIC, Product news Tags: ,

OMNITRONIC LH-120 Dual stereo extenderPassive CAT-5 Extender for Audio Signals

The OMNITRONIC LH-120 is a passive CAT-5 extender which allows transmission of two stereo audio signals over a single network cable (UTP/CAT-5 and higher) in a point-to-point connection. Used in pairs, the extender allows four coax audio cables to be replaced by a single CAT-5 cable up to a distance of 600 meters. Its compact design and easy installation makes the extender ideal for custom commercial and home audio systems, intercom systems, rental and staging systems and AV conference systems.

Suitable Devices

DVD players, audio receivers, audio amplifiers, audio mixers, audio matrix switches and other unbalanced line-level audio equipment.

OMNITRONIC LH-120 Dual stereo extender OMNITRONIC LH-120 Dual stereo extender

OMNITRONIC LH-120 Dual stereo extender

 

Information on hearing loss

March 14th, 2013 Posted in OMNITRONIC, worth knowing Tags: , ,

More and more young people suffer from hearing loss of 25 decibel or more, mainly caused by loud music from portable MP3 and CD players or discotheques.

Everybody operating amplification systems should know to what sound pressure levels he exposes his or the audience’s hearing. As an average levels between 75 and 105 dB(A) in the discotheque or 95 and 115 dB(A) at a rock concert are reached. Individual peaks can exceed the pain level at 130 dB(A). Such levels are typical for motor chainsaws or jack hammers.

 

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Prolight+sound is over

For four days, you had the possibility to take a look at our novelties at the prolight+sound in Frankfurt. As one of the 2,388 exhibitors out of 55 countries, we regard this event as one of the most important within the industry. From March 21st to 24th more than 110,000 visitors out of 120 countries visited the fair and thus gave it a very special flair.

Basis for the fair’s success have not only been the trade and business professionals. On the last day, the fair opened its doors for consumers. These consumers also played an essential part considering the satisfaction of the exhibitors and of the organizers.

Those of you who couldn’t pay us a visit at our stand at prolight+sound now have the opportunity to look back. Back to our Eurolite, Futurelight and Omnitronic novelties, which we a very proud of – not only because of the overwhelming feedback. In four videos members of our staff present and explain, what’s new in our assortment:

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Overview on subwoofer types

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The human ear is mainly adapted to the frequency range where speech is transmitted. Frequencies below this frequency range are less noted although the same physical level is present. In practice, this effect requires higher bass power e. g. by more powerful subwoofers, more subs or a mixture of both. As speakers generally have a low efficiency comparable to a halogen lamp, manufacturers try to achieve the highest efficiency by optimized housing shapes. But not every housing shape is suitable for every event location and audience. The following article should help to find the suitable subwoofer type.

1. Introduction

The loudspeaker celebrates its 150th anniversary based on the invention of the telephone by Philipp Reis in the year 1861. Already in the year 1878, the electro-dynamic loudspeaker was patented. This kind of loudspeaker is still built into most speaker-systems today.

If such a loudspeaker is operated without housing, an acoustic short-circuit is produced because the sound waves produced by both membrane sides are eliminated by each other. The volume is clearly reduced, especially the lower frequencies. A pragmatic use is not possible like this so that diverse types of loudspeaker housings for different applications were developed. Read more »