Berkeley, CA (April 3, 2017)—Meyer Sound has introduced two new additions to its LEO line—the LINA linear line array loudspeaker and companion 750-LFC low frequency control element. Meyer has given both a new designation of “very compact,” and with LINA measuring less than 21 inches and weighing 43 lbs., the appellation seems apt.
Despite its size and weight, LINA shares the same structural footprint as Meyer Sound's current MINA line array loudspeakers, so owners of MINA systems can add LINA to their existing inventory using the same rigging and mounting hardware. Inside, however, LINA has been outfitted with new drivers and an updated amplifier and signal processing package; compared to MINA, the newly designed class D amplifier is said to provide greater efficiency, and an upgraded power supply reportedly enables higher peak output.
The 3-inch HF compression driver incorporates a new magnet structure first used in the LEOPARD line array loudspeaker (LINA's next-larger sibling) with intention of providing reduced distortion. LINA also sports new internal venting and baffling, and on-board signal processing has been upgraded for more power.
The companion 750-LFC low-frequency control element has a frequency range of 36 Hz to 125 Hz, and houses a 15-inch, dual voice coil long excursion driver along with a two channel, open loop class D amplifier and signal processing. An integral pole mount receptacle pairs with LINA or ULTRASeries loudspeakers, while an optional rigging frame allows flying in LINA arrays without a transition grid.
Both new products are expected to ship June 1, 2017.