New York, NY (April 9, 2013)—L-Acoustics has released new LA Network Manager and LA4 and LA8 firmware updates. The full release pack with updated documentation is now available from the Download Center on its website.
The new firmware (V188.8.131.52) includes features such as making audio available within 9 seconds after power is turned on; output delay extended to 680 ms per channel; the LA8 comes with both LA8 and LA4 presets onboard; and the routing (input selection) for the output channels can be set from the preset parameters menu.
Meanwhile, the LA Network Manager 184.108.40.206 now includes compatibility with Windows 8; a new L-COM network engine “with fast detection of units and improved protocol of data transfer;” reportedly enhanced contour EQ, zoom factor with wide range and fine steps, and 8 IIR filters with Q factor up to 40; a universal firmware package and various bug fixes and improvements. The new Preset Library 3.0 sports a simplified preset structure and integration of various LA4 presets.