American Audio Introduces SenSeries Speakers
American Audio’s multifunctional new range of SenSeries speakers consists of the Sense 8, Sense 12 and Sense 15 Speakers, along with the Sense 15B and Sense 18B Subwoofers. Representing the finest in German design and engineering, the SenSeries Speakers have passive crossovers that are fine-tuned for optimum acoustics and excellent dynamics and have been developed using complex frequency curves and delays.
The SenSeries’ HF cabinets feature a 40-degree monitor cut and an asymmetric layout which utilise a proprietary rotatable horn design with a wide-dispersion range that brings crisp-sounding audio to the far reaches of any venue. The cabinets are also well protected on the front by powder-coated full metal grilles supported by shock-absorbing acoustic foam backing. They are finished in industrial-quality black structure paint for a completely professional look.
The Sense 8 Speaker, the smallest in the series, has an 8-inch American Audio PA850 woofer with a 50mm voicecoil and a 1-inch compression-driver tweeter with a 44mm voicecoil mounted on a 90- by 60-degree CD horn. It is capable of handling 175W continuous, 350W program and 700W peak power, and its recommended input power is 100–250W @ 8Ohm. The Sense 8 Speaker measures 250 x 436 x 230 and weighs 10kg.
The Sense 12 Speaker features a 12-inch American Audio PA1575 woofer with a 75mm voicecoil and a 1-inch compression-driver tweeter with a 44mm voicecoil mounted on a 75- by 50-degree CD horn. It handles 350W continuous, 700W program and 1,400W peak power and has a recommended input power of 250–500W @ 8Ohm. The Sense 12 Speaker measures 360 x 640 x 325mm and weighs 18kg.
The largest of the SenSeries cabinets, the Sense 15 boasts a 15-inch American Audio PA1575 woofer with a 75mm voicecoil and a 1-inch compression-driver tweeter with a 44mm voicecoil mounted on a 75- by 50-degree CD horn. It’s capable of handling 400W continuous, 800W program and 1,600W peak power and has a recommended input power is 300–600W at 8Ohm. The Sense 15 Speaker measures 430mm x 678mm x 370mm and weighs 22kg.
Subwoofers, of course, make all the difference in any truly professional audio installation, and the high-efficiency Sense 15B and Sense 18B Subwoofers are definitely up to the task.
The Sense 15B Subwoofer contains a 15-inch American Audio PA15000 woofer with a 100mm voicecoil that’s sure to get any room bumping and thumping. Power handling on the Sense 15B is 450W continuous, 900W program and 1,800W peak, and its recommended input power is 300–600 W @ 8Ohm. It measures 430mm x 550mm x 550mm and weighs 26.5kg.
The Sense 18B Subwoofer features an 18-inch American Audio PA 18000 woofer for monstrous bass sound that thunders with low-end definition. This awesome subwoofer can handle 600W continuous, 1,200W program and 2,400W peak power, and its recommended input power is 400–800 W @ 8Ohm. The Sense 18B Subwoofer measures 520mm x 650mm x 600mm and weighs 33kg.