23.09.09

K-Array targets ME with Palladium demo

AUTHOR: Inavate

K-Array has demonstrated its range of products at Dubai’s Palladium in a bid to push into the Middle East pro audio market.

The demonstration was orchestrated by the company’s Middle East distributor, Sennheiser UK and supported by UAE partner for K-Array, AMB.

"K-Array produces a wide range of unique products representing a new breed of cutting edge loudspeaker technologies and embracing a new era of slim stylish audio solutions, which are very relevant to this emerging market," explained Nigel Miller, AMB’s general manager.

Amongst products on display were the Redline Systems: the KR-100s, consisting of a 12" sub-woofer and a single unit of top section; and the KR-200s, consisting of an 18" sub-woofer and two units of top section.

The company chose to highlight its slim line array, comprising the KS-4 sub-woofer and KH-4 mid/high element, which it said could generate SPLs of up to 139dB. It said the most significant part of the system was its 16cm deep size.

"We were very interested to find out how this sound system would perform in the Palladium, especially when it was pushed to the limit," said Raymond Gaspar, general manager of The Palladium. "I was very pleased that the main auditorium’s acoustics ensured that a true interpretation of the sound was produced."

"It was important that we had the right venue to showcase the full range of K-Array products," explained Sennheiser Middle East’s business area manager, Mig Cardamone. "We were especially grateful to the Palladium team for their warm hospitality, whilst partner AMB lent its technical skills to ensure that all the systems performed faultlessly.

"Many of the attendees commented on how impressive the clarity and power were for such compact solutions; much of the interest came from system integrators who face increasingly demanding architectural challenges when it comes to discrete speaker positioning in confined spaces, whilst also ensuring the highest audio quality."