How does Line Array technology work?
The cylindrical wave
Line Array technology is basically an attempt to eliminate the cancellations that inevitably occur between the different transducers that configure a sound equipment. The ultimate goal is to achieve this by making a full sound equipment work as a single speaker.
The concept is based on the study of the directivity and the achievement of the "cylindrical wave", which has the ability to reach all spectators with the same quality and volume, regardless of where they are seated.
Forget about directivity issues!
Forget about poor acoustics!
Forget about dialogs being lost!
In a Line Array system, bass frequencies help each other thanks to the very small distance between them. So the more woofers we install the lower frequencies will the system deliver. On the other hand, high frequencies behave differently: each one will cover only the area they are meant to. This happens when using isophasic horns, a concept that is essential and is basically a horn that makes sure all the waves leaving the high freq. driver will reach the mouth of the horn at the same time.
The isophasic horn concept is essential. It is basically a special horn that makes sure all the waves leaving the high freq. driver will reach the mouth of the horn at the same time. So basically the whole audience listens to the exact same sound at the exact same volume.
- The directivity is perfectly controlled to achieve the cylindrical wave.
- Half the distance lost of dB compared to traditional horn-loaded speakers.
- Extraordinary enhancement of the channel separation effect.
- Huge improvement of the panoramic effect.
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