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Harman Pro InfoComm 2018 Booths Features JBL, AMX BSS by Harman

The Harman Pro InfoComm 2018 booths featured audio solutions from JBL, AMX and BSS by Harman in the signal management and subwoofer subcategories.

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The Harman Pro InfoComm 2018 booths featured brands like JBL Pro, AMX and BSS by Harman and their new products is to address some of the hottest product categories in commercial electronics.

Loudspeaker Solution

Providing the audio market with new speakers for small- and mid-size venues, and rental and installed applications, JBL Professional showed the VTX A8 line array and B18 subwoofer.

“We created the VTX A8 loudspeaker and B18 subwoofer to meet the diverse sound reinforcement needs of production companies, rental houses, theaters and houses of worship, and for anyone needing front fills, side arrays or other auxiliary support for large-scale VTX systems,” says George Georgaillis, solutions manager, tour audio and performing arts, Harman Professional Solutions.

“Both the VTX A8 and the B18 were engineered from the ground up to provide big-system JBL sound in flexible, compact systems.”

The VTX A8 employs JBL transducers, along with the company’s latest high-frequency waveguide to enable the speaker to produce 110-degrees of horizontal coverage.

JBL says the companion B18 subwoofer utilizes a single 18-inch woofer augment JBL Pro speaker systems to deliver extension below 30Hz.

Click here to view a slideshow of Harman Pro InfoComm offerings

Signal Management

In the AMX area of the Harman Pro InfoComm booth, the brand highlighted its VPX series of signal management products.

Paul Hand, senior product manager, Harman Professional, says the new VPX series is designed to handle the latest AV signals while helping businesses to affordably update their electronics systems.

“It is really intended for a cost-effective investment that has really feature-rich capabilities such as 4K at 60Hz 4:4:4 [chroma subsampling] scaling in a couple different versions,” says Hand.

“There is a 4×1 and 7×1 [versions]. Both have simultaneous HDMI and HDBaseT outputs with receivers on the HDBaseT powered by the HDBaseT output.”

In addition, as part of the Harman Pro InfoComm booths over on the BSS by Harman area, Paul Krizon, corporate solutions manager, Harman Professional, pointed out the latest solution from the BSS by Harman is the DCP-555.

This product he explained offers DSP audio capabilities to environments such as conference rooms and meeting spaces.

Additional DCP-555 options:

  • Template-based configuration allows users to easily reconfigure rooms without reprogramming
  • Web server interface connects to any device on the same network
  • Four simultaneous bi-directional voice-over-IP (VoIP) connections
  • A full array of digital and analog audio inputs and outputs
  • AES67 compatibility, and USB connectivity for connections such as microphones and computers
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