First shipments of the Ultra-X80 are expected in early 2025

USA - At InfoComm, Meyer Sound will unveil Ultra‑X80, a versatile point source loudspeaker that draws on both the acoustic lineage of the Ultra family, and technology innovations behind the Panther large-format linear line array loudspeaker to provide ‘unprecedented precision, power, and clarity in a compact, simple-to-deploy package’.

The Ultra-X80’s focus on frequency response, phase coherence, and fidelity enables it to pair with products in the Meyer Sound ecosystem, for seamless sound at any scale.

“With Ultra-X80, we are providing extraordinary power-to-size performance along with the kind of flexibility and simplicity of deployment that make a point source loudspeaker so versatile,” says Andy Davies, Meyer Sound’s director of product & services.

“With our Ultra family, we’ve proven where we can take our acoustic innovations, and with Panther, we’ve shown that we can scale and deliver incredible power in a compact footprint. Ultra-X80 represents the best of both worlds; it’s truly in a class all its own.”

Ultra-X80 is an evolution of the Ultra family’s concentric-driver design, which couples two 12-inch neodymium-magnet cone drivers to a rotatable 95 x 40° waveguide coupled to a 4-inch high-frequency compression driver.

The ULTRA-X80 leverages Meyer Sound’s ultralight Class D amplifier technology to deliver a total linear peak output of 141 dB SPL in a cabinet weighing just 130 lb (59 kg). The result is a point source loudspeaker capable of providing the power, clarity, and performance of multiple line array loudspeakers in a single box, says Meyer.

“There are many high-SPL applications in the market where two, three, or four-box arrays have been stop-gap solutions because traditional point source products just couldn’t deliver the coverage and power needed,” says Davies. “Ultra-X80 offers a much simpler, more cost-effective way of approaching those scenarios, without compromising on performance.”

“From live events to installs, this family of point source loudspeakers will provide customers with a way to reimagine solutions for a wide range of applications,” says John McMahon, senior vice president of Meyer Sound. “It’s more than just a new loudspeaker - it opens up all sorts of possibilities for the ultra-powerful, Ultra family.”

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