Martin Audio W8lm Mini Line Array Syracuse NY

The W8LM system, which can be purchased in Syracuse now, has very tight vertical dispersion and can be trimmed so that virtually all the energy is focused where you want it, on the listeners.

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Martin Audio W8lm Mini Line Array

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Source: PRO AV Magazine
Publication date: February 1, 2008

By Mark Waker

Principal, Balanced Input, North Attleboro, Mass. Balanced Input is a consulting/contracting firm focused on audio and video solutions for corporate, commercial, education, and entertainment uses.

MY PICK: Martin Audio W8LM mini line array module

WHAT I LIKE ABOUT IT: I love the sound and the fact that the package is so well thought out. Being 12-ohm modules, I can run up to six cabinets per channel if necessary. They can be used passive or bi-amped, are very efficient, and go low enough so that we only need subs for high level music/video applications. The W8LM system has very tight vertical dispersion and can be trimmed so that virtually all the energy is focused where you want it, on the listeners.

WHAT I WOULD CHANGE: The angle adjustment system relies on good old elbow grease, so trimming the rig is a two-man operation. A foam-wrapped pry bar works well but looks so low-tech. Also, the handles could be deeper, and they are a little pricey.

WHERE I USED IT: We used these at live outdoor events during dedication ceremonies at Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H.

MY RESULTS: Following a dreadful hailstorm that damaged the planned venue, the dinner ceremonies were moved to a large tent (120 feet by 60 feet). A stage was placed midway down the long wall and dining tables were crammed in almost every inch under the tent.

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