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Martin Audio Of London

Martin Audio enjoys an international reputation for supplying award winning, Patent protected professional loudspeaker systems across the spectrum of live sound and installation applications.

We have a large inventory of Martin Audio products, however, we also have close working relations with several local audio hire companies, this enables us to provide competitive prices on the latest systems from brands such as L'acoustics, Nexo & D&B Audiotechnik.

The products listed below are a few of our most popular items kept in stock, but please do get in touch for a full inventory of our audio equipment.


MARTIN AUDIO CONCERT SPEAKERS

 
Wavefront W8VDQ 

The Martin Audio W8VDQ combines line array and differential dispersion technologies to provide an advanced solution to the requirement of even coverage over wide angles and throw distances. Short throw horizontal dispersion is 120º, narrowing to 100º as throw increases. Perfect for those medium sized venues where a wide dispersion is required.
Output: 131dB continuous, 137dB peak

A very smooth sounding cabinet throughout the frequency spectrum.
 

Impulse i18 VLF Subwoofers

After extensive testing of several of today's leading manufacturers subwoofer designs, we took the unanimous decision to stock the formidable Impulse i18 BMS driven single 18" reflex subwoofers. 

They have a frequency range of 30Hz to 100Hz  ±3db and an SPL output of 130db continuous and 136db peak!

Powered by a powersoft K10, these really generate some serious pressure.

 

F1MH & F2B

The F1MH / F2B combo from Martin Audio is renown for its ability to deliver incredibly high SPL levels over large areas. It can be rigged quickly to deliver outstanding power and performance, in much smaller configurations than was previously possible. 

Audience experience is enhanced by true musicality, warmth and intelligibility - even at very high volume. This system really excels at live open air events & large theatres/clubs.

The perfect system for that real concert experience! 

1 Stack a side with subs will cope with audiences up to 600

2 Stacks a side with subs will cope with audiences up to 1200


MARTIN AUDIO BLACKLINE SERIES

 

X15+ Mid-top Speaker

The Blackline X15+ is a very high-output, wide-bandwidth, two-way system. It boasts the highest output of the Blackline range of speakers.
They can be used in passive mode with just one amplifier channel, or engage the active crossover switch on the rear to run in Bi-Amp mode to get the most out of the system. An incredibly loud yet still Hi-Fi & articulate mid-top speaker. When flown with Martins official flying yokes, we have used these for audiences of up to 400 people which is impressive for a box of this size.

 

X12+  Mid-top Speaker

The Blackline X12+ is a high-power, high-output, two-way system equally suited to portable live sound applications and fixed installations. 

Like the X15+ they can be used in passive mode with just one amplifier channel, or engage the active crossover switch on the rear to run in Bi-Amp mode to get the most out of the system. A very Hi-Fi sounding mid-top speaker that still packs a punch. They are also much smaller & lighter than the X15+.

 

X8  Mid-top Speaker

The Blackline X8 is an ultra-compact passive two-way system with an 8” (200mm)/2” (50mm) voice coil LF driver and a 1” (25mm) HF driver mounted on a 90° x 50° horn which can be easily rotated for horizontal or vertical orientation, depending on venue requirements. Its very small size gives no indication of its high output capability.
Perfect for small stages as foldback monitors, or as discrete speakers for a conference. Very versatile.

 

SX212  Subwoofer

With twin high-efficiency 12" (300mm)/3" (75mm) voice coil long-throw bass drivers and optimally-sized reflex ports to minimise air noise, the SX212 is the perfect sub-bass where low frequency extension and impact is required from a very compact, unobtrusive, low-profile enclosure.

A very punchy and accurate bass delivery with a surprising amount of depth. Our favorite sounding subwoofers! Perfect for Pubs and smaller venues.


XTA DIGITAL SPEAKER PROCESSING

 

XTA DP448 & DP226

As the demands placed on professional audio systems continue to steadily increase, so must the technology be advanced to maintain the expected quality and useability. Based on a completely new processing platform, running at a native sample rate of 96kHz, the 4 Series set a new standard in terms of performance, flexibility, and ease of use.


POWER AMPLIFIERS

 

Powersoft K series

Powersofts K Series is the flagship of their technologies, ranking in the "Top Class" amplification of the global pro audio market. Offering various power ratings in 6 models ranging from 2 x 2400 W/ch @ 4 Ω to 2 x 9000 W/ch @ 2 Ω, still maintaining the 1 unit size, the K series represents a new milestone of switch mode amplification providing incredible power with the lowest weight and highest efficiency.

 

Powersoft M Series

The M Series represents a superb value from a premium brand with unparalleled efficiency, good for the environment and easy on the power bill. The size and weight is an absolute minimum thanks to the 1 U standard and the reduced depth of the equipment. M Series models are available in 4 channel - providing up to 1250 W/ch on 4 ohm - and two channels - offering up to 1500 W/ch on 4 ohm.

 

Lab.Gruppen FP+ Series

To achieve the extreme power-to-size ratio in the FP+ Series, LAB GRUPPEN engineers refined and upgraded two proprietary technologies: the regulated switch-mode power supply (R.SMPS™) and the patented Class TD™ output stage. Both are incorporated in all four FP+ Series amplifiers. Working together, this new generation of proprietary circuits produces more power from a smaller package while at the same time maintaining LAB GRUPPEN’s peerless reputation for sonic excellence.

ALLEN & HEATH MIXING CONSOLES

 

GLD-80

The GLD-80 is a user-friendly, cost effective and scalable live digital mixing system, conceptually based on the hugely successful digital iLive series. Plug n’ play I/O expanders make it easy to build systems with up to 48 mic inputs, supported by a full suite of apps, software and personal monitoring solutions.

At the heart of the system is the GLD-80 mixer, providing 48 input processing channels, 8 stereo FX returns fed by our acclaimed FX emulations, 30 configurable buses, 20 mix processing channels, and DSP power to provide full processing without compromise.

 

QU-16

Now in a feature-packed new Chrome Edition, Qu-16 reshapes digital mixing, combining innovative design and exceptional functionality to create a superb professional mixing experience. Bristling with all the features you’d expect from a top of the range digital console and incorporating technologies pioneered on the GLD and iLive digital mixing systems, Qu-16 has the power and pedigree to deliver class-leading audio performance.

Qu series features include multitrack recording direct to USB, Automatic Mic Mixing, ProFactory mic presets, plus an ever growing ecosystem of apps, accessories and remote I/O.

 

AR2412 & AR84 Digital Stage Boxes

AR2412 is a 48kHz, 24 XLR input, 12 XLR output AudioRack, compatible with GLD, Qu and SQ mixers.

Adding an AR2412 to your system lets you position some or all of your I/O up to 100m from the mixer, connected over a single Cat5 cable running Allen & Heath’s dSNAKE protocol.

dSNAKE provides control to the remote preamp, and all mic preamps are scene recallable. AR2412 also includes a Monitor port for connection to ME-1 personal mixers, and an Expander port for daisy chaining to an AR84 or AB168.

 

ZED-10
Allen and Heath expand their popular Zed Range with this compact 10 channel mixer. It features 4 mic pres, 3 band EQ (with sweepable mids) two auxes and a USB interface to record stereo tracks to your computer.

A quality little desk that will handle a basic live gig or function, backed up by Allen & Heaths excellent reliability and sound quality, why compromise?


WIRELESS MICROPHONES

Sennheiser G4 E100 

The fourth generation evolution wireless series makes professional wireless technology even more simple, flexible and reliable. For musicians, filmmakers, convention speakers and for use in the auditorium.

Handheld or Headset microphones available.

Range with the active antennas can cover upto 300m outdoors.

Operating in the licenced channel 38 (GB) frequency range.

Shure BLX24/SM58 & BLX88/SM58

Wireless Vocal System from Shure with SM58, an industry-standard, highly versatile cardioid dynamic vocal microphone, tailored to deliver warm and clear vocal reproduction. 

A more cost effective alternative to the flagship Sennheisers.

Range suited to pubs, clubs and small stages.

Operating in the licenced Channel 38 (GB) frequency range.


DJ DECKS & MIXERS

 

Pioneer NXS2

Meet the next generation multi-player that opens doors to performances beyond your wildest dreams. The highly evolved CDJ-2000NXS2 includes advanced features, including 4-deck Beat Sync, Slip Mode and Hot Cue Auto Load.  

Only available for dry hire to trusted clients & venues, or hire in a package with a technician.


MICROPHONES - D.I BOXES - STANDS - CABLES

 

Sennheiser

E935 Cardioid Vocal Mic 
E906 Instrument Mic 
E602 Kick Drum Mic 
E604 Tom Tom Mic
MD421 Mk11 Instrument Mic 
MD431 Mk11 Broadcast Mic 


Shure

SM58 Vocal Mic 
SM57 Instrument Mic 
Beta 91A Boundary Mic 
Beta 52A Kick Drum Mic 
Beta 57A Instrument Mic 


Rode & AKG

Rode Nt5 Matched Pairs 

Rode S1 Condenser Vocal Mic 

AKG C747 Mini Shotgun Mic 

AKG C1000b Condenser Mic 

AKG C2000b Condenser Mic 

D.I Boxes

BSS AR-133 Active D.I Box 
Orchid Electronics Dual Active D.I Box 
EMO 520 Passive D.I Box 
Darkglass B7K Bass D.I 


Cables

5m XLR Cable 
7.5m XLR Cable 
10m XLR Cable 
7.5m NL2 Speaker Cable 
15m NL2 Speaker Cable 
15m NL4 Speaker Cable 

We have huge stocks of cables, comprising of XLR's, Speakons, Studio Looms, Insert looms, Instrument cables, Cat5e reels, BNC antenna cables. Far to many to list, but we will most likely have what you need - If we dont? we can make it for you!

Stands

Tall Boom Mic Stand 

Short Boom Mic Stand 

Pair of light weight K&M speaker stands

Pair of heavy duty K&M Wind up speaker stands 

Pair of Manfrotto Very heavy duty 3.5m winch stands 

We also stock flying frames to suspend our speakers from trussing.



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