EAW announced their new product – the MicroSub stage subwoofer, the latest offering in EAW‘s MicroWedge Series of stage monitor products.
The single-15″ enclosure is a high-quality, highvolume, ultra-versatile stage and small venue subwoofer, designed to address the unique environment of onstage low frequency demands – sonic territory that often goes ignored by stage monitor setups.
The MicroSub can be configured and interlocked in a huge range of different combinations – by itself, with other MicroSubs or with other MicroWedge units. Small pads and recesses are located on its sides, top and bottom.The loudspeaker is mounted at a 45-degree angle and that the cabinet height is exactly half of the cabinet width when the MicroSub is laid flat (features which facilitate a variety of arrangement options). Due to its small profile, it serves as an excellent side fill monitor, particularly in a club setting: the 13″ height allows the MicroSub to be used as a building block to achieve the optimum height for the top cabinets. It is versatile enough to fit in the monitor wedge line downstage or as an addition to many different types of stage monitor setups, understage and front-of-house.
For optimal performance, it is tuned at 35Hz, operating in the range from 27Hz to 150Hz. It features external DSP with one-way filter. Axial SPL Sensitivity is 92dB (LF – whole space) or 98dB (half space) at 27-150 Hz. Nominal input impedance is 8 Ohms LF, with minimum input impedance of 7.6 Ohms at 165Hz. The unit’s High Pass Filter is a 12db/octave Butterworth filter at 28Hz. Able to produce high sound pressure levels, the MicroSub has a calculated SPL Axial Output Limit of 122dB average/128dB peak (LF – whole space) or 128dB average/134dB peak (half space).
The EAW MicroWedge Series MicroSub stage subwoofer is available from August 2009.
For more information, please visit http://www.eaw.com/.