AES E-Library

AES E-Library

High Frequency Components for High Output Articulated Line Arrays

Document Thumbnail

The narrow vertical pattern achieved by line arrays has prompted much interest in the method for many forms of sound reinforcement in recent years. The live sound segment of the audio community has used horns and compression drivers for sound reinforcement for several decades. To adopt a line array philosophy, to meet the demands of high level sound reinforcement, requires an approach that allows for the creation of a line source from the output of compression drivers. Additionally it is desired that the line array take on different vertical patterns dependant upon use. This requires the solution to allow for the array to be articulated. Outlined in this work is a waveguide/compression driver combination that is compact and simple in approach and highly suited for articulated arrays.

AES Convention: Paper Number:
Publication Date:

Click to purchase paper as a non-member or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!

This paper costs $33 for non-members and is free for AES members and E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!

AES - Audio Engineering Society