|At Integrated Systems Europe 2011 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and at Prolight+Sound Show 2011, Frankfurt/Main a few weeks later, Tannoy and Lab.gruppen exhibited alongside each other with the brand new Tannoy loudspeaker range.The VX Series had its international debut in Amsterdam, the full line-up of new cabinets on display included examples of the self-powered variant VXP Series, boasting newly developed integrated Lab.gruppen amplification. The first demo of the the VX and VXP series takes place at InfoComm11 in Orlando, Florida, demo room 204C.
The new range heralds a number of advances in Tannoy’s core offering to the pro sound reinforcement market as well as marking the dawn of a ground-breaking collaboration with Lab.gruppen on the self-powered line – the first product of its type to feature both Tannoy and Lab.gruppen technologies.
Tannoy designed the VX Series to push louspeaker technology further than, setting new benchmarks in versatility and acoustic excellence. With an expanded range of enclosures and transducer compliments, the VX Series combines next-generation Dual Concentric driver technology with smart new cabinet designs, enhanced build quality, and carefully thought-out functionality. In addition to an extensive passive range, self-powered variants will be available with integrated Lab.gruppen amplification. The product of tour-honed design experience, the world renowned manufacturer’s reliable amplifier platforms complement the acoustic design of Tannoy loudspeakers.
Also on show were the latest developments in Tannoy’s award-winning QFlex beam-steering array range. These features deliver more resolute safety and monitoring facilities, making it even more compliant in any life safety or mass notification environment. In addition QFlex has been weatherised for outdoor or harsh environments without compromising on the product’s sleek aesthetic, making it suited for large scale transport hub applications such as within airport terminals and major train stations.
Tannoy also exhibited their range of in-ceiling products including the new CVS 8, as well as the DVS Series, a brand new range of stylish surface mount loudspeakers designed with the hotel, bar and restaurant sector in mind.
On the power and loudspeaker management front, Lab.gruppen exhibited their C Series range of installation-dedicated power amplifiers and the industry renowned tour sound product including FP+ Series and the PLM Series of Powered Loudspeaker Management systems (featuring onboard Lake Processing).