Has been used in numerous applications and demonstrated its ability to reproduce low-frequency transients at high continuous levels with very low distortion.
Since it began shipping in June 2012, the 1100-LFC low-frequency
ability to reproduce low-frequency transients at high continuous levels with
very low distortion. The 1100-LFC has supported massive live concerts as
part of the much-praised LEOT linear large-scale sound reinforcement system,
and was used to test the human response to extreme low frequencies in a
Mythbusters experiment. In December 2012, the 1100-LFC won a Pro Audio
Review PAR Excellence Award.
Most recently, the 1100-LFC has been specified for a forthcoming resident
Cirque du SoleilR production. This is the 1100-LFC's first Las Vegas
installation, featuring a MILOR, MICAR, and M'elodieR line array
loudspeaker-based sound system specified by sound designer Jonathan Deans.
Deans recalls the first time he heard the 1100-LFC: "I was standing about 15
feet away and, as the 1100-LFC gracefully reproduced the low frequencies, my
stomach and clothes jumped to the rhythm of the music. At both high and low
SPLs, instead of hearing the usual straining of components, I heard a very
musical sound with the dynamic depth of the instruments."
The 1100-LFC has also been added to Big Thrill Productions' inventory, and
has proven to be a perfect low-frequency companion to their M'elodie line
array loudspeaker systems in churches and small theatres.
"Some people might think the 1100-LFC is too powerful to go with M'elodies,
but we feel it's a great complement to a smaller line array," says Shaun
Bennett, vice president and COO of Big Thrill. "We've found that the
1100-LFC is more than just a sub. It generates feeling and energy without
George Relles of Eugene, Ore.-based George Relles Sound was one of the first
companies to deploy the 1100-LFC with a MICA system. "The 1100-LFC is highly
powerful," Relles says. "I never saw a limit light come on during the entire
summer, not even with acts like Slightly Stoopid."
Relles also appreciates its logistical benefits. "I need fewer boxes, and
that translates into less weight and truck space," he adds. "My trucks have
to stay under 26,000 lbs, and before [the 1100-LFC] there were times when I
needed a second truck. Now everything goes into one truck, and I have the
same-or even more-impact in the low frequencies."
A number of other rental companies have also added the 1100-LFC to their
rental inventory in recent months. These include Rock 'n' Road Audio of
Tucker, Ga., and Mid-Coast Sound of Nashville, Tenn., which used the
1100-LFC at a concert for the rap artist Wale, and as musical support for
Thunder over Louisville, North America's largest annual fireworks show.
ABOUT MEYER SOUND
Family owned and operated since 1979, Meyer Sound Laboratories, Inc. designs
and manufactures high-quality, self-powered sound reinforcement
loudspeakers, digital audio systems, active acoustic systems, cinema sound
systems, and sound measurement tools for the professional audio industry.
Founded by John and Helen Meyer, the company has grown to become a leading
worldwide supplier of systems for theatres, arenas, stadiums, theme parks,
convention centers, houses of worship, and touring concert sound rental
operations. Meyer Sound's main office and manufacturing facility are located
in Berkeley, California, with field offices and authorized distributors
located throughout the USA and around the world. Meyer Sound is a registered
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