New mixers and new active and passive moulded cabinets from Studiomaster.
Available in the UK, Studiomaster are showing their new compact range of portable mixing consoles and new range of active and passive moulded PA cabinets, with amazing performance / price characteristics. ClubXS, a price / spec competitive portable mixer series, aimed at gigging musicians, sub-mixing, small venue install, corporate and other enterprise applications is also debuted. Two models, the XS8 and XS10, feature onboard FX, integrated USB / SD card stereo media player, USB / SD card recording from main mix, Bluetooth connection for playback from mobile or media devices, 60 mm faders, balanced XLR outputs, control room output, two sends and a stereo return. All mic input channels have 3-band EQ, hi-pass filter and built in compressor. Line input channels feature 2-band EQ; all channels feature channel mute and two Aux controls. The XS8 has four mic and two stereo inputs, and the XS10, six mic and two stereo inputs. An internal super-quiet switched-mode power supply and phantom power on all mic inputs also feature.
DRIVE 12A is a 12 inch LF / 34 mm compression HF driver combination, and the DRIVE 15A a 15 inch LF / 34 mm compression HF driver combination; both models powered with 310W RMS (1200W peak) class-D amplification delivering 126 / 127dB max SPL respectively. The rear input / control panel includes mic and line inputs, 3-band EQ, and gain and level controls, with a balanced link output. 8Ω passive variants – the DRIVE 12 and 15 – are rated at 500W and 600W continuous program power (1000W / 1200W peak). All models are fitted with 35mm speaker pole connectors and five M10 flying points and recessed side and top carry handles.