Touring 3-way 12″ bi-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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ARES 12 is a bi-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 AUDIOFOCUS SCiO WebUI control software and dedicated presets for our A-series amplifiers enable perfect matching between the system and the audience. Powersoft amplifiers are also supported, with dedicated Armonia presets. 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.


  • Main PA for audiences of 2,000 – 20,000
  • True cylindrical wavefront
  • Scalable up to 24 elements
  • Bi-amplified
  • Audiofocus SCiO WebUI software

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 max (1)144 dB
ProcessingDedicated AUDIOFOCUS SCiO and Powersoft Armonia 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 AES/peakLF: 1200/4800 W
MF: 160/640 W
HF: 80/320 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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Gll • 22.9 Mo • 06/01/2022