๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น RCF ART 935 A


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$2,354

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RCF ART935A DETAILS

The RCF ART 935-A is the most powerful speaker in its class with 2100W peak output onboard.

Designed to deliver stellar audio performance and versatility for intensive audio applications, the 15" RCF ART 935-A is a highly flexible, easy to use, 2100W powered PA speaker for today's working musicians, singer/songwriters, mobile DJs, and other sound providers. The speaker works in a variety of orientations and configurations for use as a main PA or stage monitor. When used as a main speaker, a pair of ART 935-A's is well equipped to cover an audience of up to 300.

A push button on the back of the speaker allows you to physically switch between three preset modes: Linear, for standard applications; Boost, which provides loudness equalization for background music played at low volumes; and Stage, for using the speaker as a stage monitor. The ART 935-A employs True Resistive Waveguide technology, which incorporates several refinements of the transducers and the vented port design to create a resonance-free signal that reduces high-frequency distortion. The speaker also utilizes Bass Motion Control (BMC), which bypasses the need for a high-pass filter and instead uses an advanced woofer excursion management feature that can handle the lowest audible frequencies without affecting the woofer stability, with extended linearity and better sound integrity.

A single combo XLR-1/4" connector can accept both unbalanced and balanced signals. There is also an XLR Thru-Output for daisy-chaining to additional speakers or other audio equipment. The highly efficient 2100W Class-D bi-amplifier delivers 1400W to the 15" woofer and 700W to the 3" titanium/neodymium compression driver, which provide full-range audio (45 Hz to 20 kHz) with a sound pressure level powerful enough to ensure the entire audience can hear your performance. The ART 935-A includes a power cord.

Features:

  • Up to 133 dB sound pressure level
  • 2100W Class-D bi-amplification
  • 45 Hz to 20 kHz linear frequency response
  • 3" Titanium/Neodymium compression driver
  • 15" woofer
  • FiRPHASE zero degrees phase technology
  • Bass Motion Control woofer excursion management

Preset Selector

  • LINEAR: This preset is recommended for all regular applications of the speaker
  • BOOST: This preset creates a loudness equalization recommended for background music applications when the system plays at a low level
  • STAGE: This preset is recommended when the speaker is used as a stage monitor

Power that Moves

  • With 2100W of power, the 2-channel ART 9 Class-D amplifier is 50% more powerful than previous models, able to manage extremely high sound pressure levels with an ultrafast attack, realistic transient response, and very low heat loss
  • ART 9 is very energy-efficient, so there is no need for a cooling fan-the amplifier is attached to a solid aluminum heat exchanger in the back of the unit-with no moving parts. Being physically connected with the internal frame, the amplifier is firm and solid within the cabinet. The input circuit features a new low-distortion design with an advanced safety limiter, maintaining the true character of the input signal at all levels
  • All ART 9 amplifiers are designed according to EN62368-1 for maximum safety and present a Switch Mode Power Supply section joining high-efficiency with minimum weight

M-Brace Cabinet Design

  • The sleek cabinet uses a special polypropylene composite material with a radically new construction concept
  • The grille cover is heavy-duty steel protecting both transducers and vented ports
  • The purpose-designed M-brace connects the four internal sides of the cabinet and amplifier, preventing any deformation for a completely inert body, with augmented acoustical damping even at maximum volume settings
  • It also performs as a reinforcement structure, for greater resistance to mechanical stress

Bass Motion Control

  • When searching for an extended bass with enhanced performance, RCF engineers found a way to remove the high-pass filter, replacing it with a forward-thinking approach. Introducing BMC (Bass Motion Control), the newly advanced woofer excursion management feature.
  • ART 9 with BMC can handle the lowest audible frequencies without affecting the woofer stability, with extended linearity and better sound integrity.
  • The BMC method works by creating a complete map of the dynamic behavior of the woofer, to generate a custom algorithm that only limits over-excursions. This gives total freedom of signal reproduction to the transducer.
  • When high-pass filters normally protect the woofer motion from becoming destructive, but change the phase behavior, the BMC algorithm breaks conventional rule. In combination with FiRPHASE technology, ART 9 has a level of DSP audio performance never achieved in this range of speakers.

FiRPHASE

  • The design of the FIR filter for this specific purpose starts from an accurate measurement of the loudspeaker phase.
  • FiRPHASE algorithm uses this measurement and adapts the loudspeaker's phase without touching the amplitude equalization. The heart of the advanced technique used by FiRPHASE is a recursive method (least-squares method) combined with a proprietary algorithm that calculates the best FIR filter coefficients set in according to amplitude and phase constraints.
  • The algorithm corrects phase and amplitude (if necessary) by considering the weak points of the transducers and the resonances or cancellations due to the cabinet of the loudspeaker.
  • This technique allows a deep control of phase at the mid-low frequency with relatively small filters, reaching a higher resolution than that one as theory suggests.

True Resistive Waveguide

  • The True Resistive Waveguide is the result of several refinements in both the transducers' and the vented ports' design with Finite Element Analysis, and constant measurement in RCF anechoic chambers
  • Thanks to FiRPHASE technology, the new shape, and the placement of the ports, the speaker now acts as a single ideal source for a perfect sound image.
  • Acoustically, the TRW waveguide mimics a resonance-free pure resistive load reducing the high-frequency distortion of a classic horn. With its asymmetrical sound shaping, the coverage angle of the waveguide provides constant directivity to the entire listening area and improved stereo panorama.

Remarkable Transducers

  • Compression Driver: The ND840 Compression Driver in pure Titanium with a 3" voice coil allows a crossover point at only 700 Hz. This allows a better impulse response, fast decay, and superior efficiency. Lightweight and powerful, RCF neodymium drivers are a reference in performance and reliability.
  • Woofer: The low-frequency transducer is a high-power 15" woofer with a 3" voice coil that delivers tight, punchy bass. Reproduction of the mid-bass frequencies is accurate, transparent, and free from distortion.

Specs:

  • Configuration: Active 2-Way
  • Enclosure Type: Bass-Reflex Loudspeaker/Floor Monitor
  • Total Power Capacity: 2100 W
  • Amplifier Power Rating: LF: 1400 W Peak, HF: 700 W Peak
  • Amplifier Class: Class-D
  • HF Driver: 1 x 1.4" / 35.6 mm Titanium Compression Driver
  • HF Voice Coil: 3" / 76.2 mm
  • MF Driver: None
  • LF Driver: 1 x 15" / 381 mm Woofer
  • LF Voice Coil: 3" / 76.2 mm
  • Magnet: Neodymium
  • Frequency Response: 45 Hz to 20 kHz
  • Maximum SPL: 133 dB (Peak)
  • Coverage Angle: 100ยฐ H x 60ยฐ V
  • Protections: RMS, Signal Limiter, Thermal
  • Audio I/O: 1 x Combo XLR-1/4" TRS Female Balanced/Unbalanced Input, 1 x XLR 3-Pin Male Thru/Output
  • Network I/O: None
  • USB: None
  • Wireless Connectivity: None
  • Crossover: 700 Hz (Internal)
  • EQ: None
  • Parametric EQ: None
  • Semi-Parametric EQ: None
  • Dynamic Processing: Soft Limiter
  • Alignment Delay: None
  • Phase Adjustment: None
  • Digital Signal Processing: FIR Filter, Venue Settings
  • AC Input Power: Universal: 100 to 120 VAC, 60 Hz
  • AC Power Connector: 1 x IEC Input (Locking)
  • Power Consumption: 300 W
  • Mounting: 2 x M10 Fly Point (Top), 1 x M10 Fly Point (Each Side), 1 x 1.38" / 35 mm Pole Socket (Bottom)
  • Handles: 1 x Top, 1 x Each Side
  • Cooling: Convection, Heat Sink
  • Construction Material: Composite, Stainless Steel Grille
  • Dimensions: 28.2 x 16.3 x 16.1" / 716.3 x 414 x 408.9 mm
  • Weight: 53.4 lb / 24.2 kg
  • Country of Origin: Italy

The RCF ART 935-A Active PA Speaker is the definition of performance.

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