By Business AreasHK Audio2024-02-08T09:53:37+01:00
POLAR, HK Audio’s new column systems, are an all-in-one sound reinforcement solution tailor-made for discerning musicians, DJs, entertainers, business speakers, schools and churches.
POLAR punches well above its weight, particularly when compared to rival offerings in its class: the system packs a mighty punch, serving up big, bold sound that ranges deep into bass territory, and its impressive feature set boasts – among other things – a four-channel mixer and Bluetooth 5.0.
Featuring three multifunctional fullrange models and a powerful subwoofer, the elegant SONAR line of speakers provides a wide range of effective solutions for the most diverse applications.
These enclosures can serve as a remarkably portable PA for speech reinforcement, as professional stage monitors and as an assertive sound system for bands.
The made-in-Germany quality of PREMIUM PR:O is noticeable in every detail. Featuring top-drawer components and advanced DSP technology in resonance-resistant, roadworthy wood enclosures, these speakers deliver the outstanding audio performance their ’premium’ name suggests.
With more than 150,000 units sold this past decade, the comprehensive PREMIUM PR:O range of passive and powered loudspeakers
has raised the bar for modular, musician-friendly sound systems in Europe.
The PREMIUM PR:O series of passive cabinets consists of six fullrange models: the PR:O 8, PR:O 10 X, PR:O 12, PR:O 12 M, PR:O 15, and PR:O 15 X, and two subwoofers, the PR:O 210 S and the PR:O 18 S. Constructed the tried-and-true way with real wood and featuring a classic timeless design, these cabinets offer made-in-Germany quality and deliver excellent live music performance. Equipped with M8 rigging points, the fullrange models are easy to fly and therefore suitable even for acoustically challenging custom installations. They also render speech with amazing clarity.
With MOVE 8, HK Audio is expanding the PREMIUM PR:O series with a battery-powered multifunctional loudspeaker that offers all musicians, singer-songwriters, presenters and entertainers professional sound in a compact format and at the same time maximum flexibility when no power socket is available. Thanks to innovative features such as remote control via app and the ‘Hot Swap’ function, which allows uninterrupted battery replacement without the use of tools, MOVE 8 delivers virtually endless sound enjoyment for any party, moderation or presentation.
HK Audio LINEAR 3active speaker cabinets deliver guaranteed top-notch sound for bands and DJs in every scenario. Easy-to-use, rear-mounted controls provide convenient access to presets that shape the response to deliver excellent results in every situation, even without a sound tech on hand.
Plenty of headroom, ample power handling, painstakingly matched premium-quality components, robust construction.
Professional wood cabinets, premium components and innovative technologies make LINEAR 5 the loudest speaker line in its class.
A wide selection of fullrange and long throw solutions,passive and powered models and bespoke controller-driven amps furnishes everything professional bands and PA providers need to get the job done, day in and day out.
What’s more, every option is a premium-quality, flexible and remarkably affordable solution – all made in Germany.
The next logical step in the development of the established and popular LINEAR 5 series. More power with less weight, more compact dimensions, remote controllable DSP technology and cardioid-presets take day-to-day tasks to a new level. Robust wooden cabinets, new multi-function and full-range mid/high units, new subwoofers and extensive accessories for transport and weather protection, rigging and mounting, makes LINEAR 5 MK II a reliable made in Germany workhorse for performers and rental companies.
LINEAR 7 is the most advanced range in HK Audio’s industry-leading, made-in-Germany LINEAR series, boasting the range’s most powerful and functional feature set to date. What really sets LINEAR 7 apart as the live tool of choice for pro bands, DJs and PA providers is its state-of-the-art Ethernet-controlled DSP technology, which can even be used to control other LINEAR series speakers using LINEAR 7’s integrated DSP out.
A welcome addition to the diversified LINEAR family, LINEAR 9 is the new flagship line of enclosures engineered to satisfy professional users’ discriminating demands. The feature set common to all LINEAR 9 models certainly attests to that professional pedigree with high-performance speakers, custom-engineered horns and acoustic transformers, PU-coated birch-multiplex housings, powerful class-D amplifiers, latest generation DSP-driven controllers, and universal network connectivity.
The LINEAR 9 line’s crown jewel, the LINEAR 9 210 LTA, is an ultra-efficient and responsive audio tool. This advanced constant-curvature, point-source speaker delivers remarkable SPL with plenty of power and punch to rise to very demanding acoustic challenges.
ELEMENTS is the first system to combine the benefits of modern line-array technology with the convenience of ultra compact portable PAs.
Discerning musicians, rental companies, DJs, installers and presenters at corporate events are sure to love this system’s look of understated elegance, not to mention its stellar performance.
LINEAR SUBS are system subwoofers that work perfectly with the mid-high units of the LINEAR 3 and LINEAR 5 series.
The system subwoofers all have a stereo input, so in addition to the half-stack or full-stack they can also be used as a 2.1 system or mono-summing sub-cluster.
HK Audio DSP CONTROL allows remote control of all network-enabled HK Audio speakers, from stage monitors to complete PAs, via Mac and PC. The functions of the powerful DSPs, such as volume, EQing, limiting, delay and polarity, are accessible from anywhere at any time.
HK Audio’s COSMO line array system combines state-of-the-art audio quality with ingeniously simple handling, utmost utility and remarkable economy to provide an extremely flexible, easily configurable PA for professionals.
CONTOUR X series’ hard-wearing housings are built to withstand the rigors of the road and deliver years and years of reliable service on the touring circuit.
The solid birch multiplex enclosures are certainly tough enough. Painstakingly crafted at the HK Audio joinery in St. Wendel, Germany, they come with an extremely rugged PU finish and a steel front grille treated with an anticorrosive coating.
The C-series models are highly efficient subwoofer for professional live applications. they are optimized for use with the HK Audio COSMO and CONTOUR X series.
Lab.Gruppen PLM+ and Powersoft X series high-performance power amps are recommended for use with the C SUB Series. Special filter sets are also available for these controller-driven amps if you wish to configure cardioid or end-fire setups.
CADIS (“Compact Adaptive Installation System“) is a line array system for installations. For applications such as stadiums, theatres or sports and multipurpose halls, it represents a powerful solution package with a particularly interesting price/performance ratio.
With the new SI SERIES („System Integrator“) HK Audio has unveiled a family of speakers tailored to meet the needs of today’s installation market. In cooperation with planners and installers, the products were made fit for practical use with both technical/normative relevant features and a variety of installation options and detailed solutions.
VORTIS is a line of high-performance loudspeakers designed for sophisticated indoor install applications. VORTIS is particularly suitable for applications where the highest demands are placed on sound quality and power handling within a fixed installation. In demanding environments, more than 40 colors are available for visual adaptation, so that interior design or monument conservation regulations can also be implemented “ex works”.
VORTIS 2 is particularly well-suited for applications requiring standards-compliant (voice) alarming as well as high-quality music and speech reinforcement. With this in mind, all models have been certified according to EN 54-24:2008 (type B – outdoor use). Optionally, all VORTIS 2 models are available in an outdoor-suitable IP 55 variant (protected against dust ingress and water jet from a nozzle).
FINEO the new installation standard for the “daily business” of professional indoor fixed installations. The comprehensive speaker series, developed based on feedback from installation professionals with many years of experience, is uncomplicated to use, offers excellent sound quality and is easy to integrate. FINEO offers robust and durable design (certified ball impact-proof according to German DIN 18032-3) and clever, versatile mounting accessories with an interesting price-performance ratio.
The INSTALLATION LINE is the classic product family for installations from HK Audio. Loudspeakers that have been tried and tested over decades and installed tens of thousands of times underline the well-known quality standard of these products. The ceiling- and wall-mounted of the IL series are used whenever powerful components with high sound quality and a particularly interesting price/performance ratio are required as part of an installation project.