ARES 12

ARES 12

Touring 3-way 12″ quad-amp line array

 
TransducersLF: 2 x 12’’ / MF: 8 x 3’’ / HF: 2 x 1.75’’
DispersionHorizontal 110°
SPL peak / 1m (measured)144 dB
Weight62kg / 136.68lbs
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Description

ARES 12 is a quad-amplified 3-way touring system created for medium and large-scale concerts, theatre shows and other sound reinforcement scenarios where outstanding audio quality matters.

ARES 12 features dual 12” speakers for LF, eight 3” drivers delivering outstanding MF and two 1” HF exit compression drivers coupled to a waveguide for smooth top-end performance.

Intuitive AF Manager software enables perfect matching between the system and the audience, with precise beam steering to tame reflections in the venue.

ARES 12 is built with pride in Belgium and coated in tough, weather-resistant polyurea to safeguard your investment. The cabinet front is protected by a rigid metal grill, backed by acoustically transparent foam.

Features

  • Main PA for audiences of 2,000 – 20,000
  • True cylindrical wavefront
  • Scalable up to 24 elements
  • Quad-amplified
  • AF Network Manager control / monitoring software
  • Analog and AES inputs

Technical specifications

Description3-way active amplified full-range line array element
Transducers LF: 2 x 12’’
MF: 8 x 3’’
HF: 2 x 1.75’’
Frequency range (-6dB)45Hz-19kHz
Nominal directivity (-6dB)Horizontal 110°

Vertical: depends on the number of elements and array curvature.

SPL peak (1)144 dB
ProcessingDedicated AUDIOFOCUS and Armonia/Powersoft presets
Rigging20 different inter-cabinet angle positions, from 0 to 14°
Connectors2 × 8-point speakON
Nominal ImpedanceLF: 16 Ohm
MF: 16 Ohm
HF: 16 Ohm
Watt RMS/peakLF: 2400/4800 W
MF: 320/640 W
HF: 160/320 W
Dimensions (H x W x D)370 x 1170 x 620 mm
14,56 x 46,06 x 24,40 inches
Weight62kg / 136,68lbs
FinishHighly resistant black polyurea coating

CabinetHigh grade birch plywood

(1) Peak level measured at 1 m under free field conditions using pink noise with crest factor 5

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