Martin Audio CDD-LIVE12 Powered Coaxial Loudspeaker

MSRP: $1,995.00

$1,995.00

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CDD-LIVE 12 | Compact, Coaxial Differential Dispersion Powered 2-way System

The CDD-LIVE 12 is a high-performance, self-powered system designed for professional applications that require high output levels and exceptional fidelity from a very compact enclosure. With a peak output capability of 128dB at 1 metre, it is the ideal solution for a multitude of premium stand-alone and distributed sound reinforcement requirements — from touring, theatre and portable live sound, to concert hall and HoW installations, AV events and stage monitor use.

Features

  • Compact, self-powered two-way system
  • Coaxial Differential Dispersion™ technology
  • Onboard Class D amplification and DSP
  • Dante™ Digital Audio networking
  • Global mains operation with Power Factor Correction
  • User-rotatable CDD™ driver
  • Vertical and horizontal mounting options
  • Tour-grade, multi-angle plywood enclosure
  • IP24 rating option with rain cowl
  • Comprehensive mounting accessories

Applications

  • Live sound reinforcement
  • Theatre sound
  • Corporate AV events
  • Fixed installations in concert halls, ballrooms and HoW
  • Stage monitor and infill
  • Bars and clubs

Featuring a high-specification 12” (300mm) LF/1” (25mm) exit HF Coaxial Differential Dispersion driver, it delivers more consistent audience coverage than a conventional system with a fixed X° x Y° coverage pattern and has wide 110° horizontal coverage close-up. The innovative CDD technology also achieves ‘point source’ summation of the LF and HF sections — eliminating off-axis variations in frequency response associated with non-coaxial designs.

A self-powered system, the CDD-LIVE 12 incorporates a two-channel Class D amplifier, DSP and Dante™ digital audio networking — simplifying set-up, enhancing control and eliminating amplifier racks. The onboard amplifier delivers 2000W LF + 500W HF peak output to the drivers, and its switched-mode power supply auto-ranges to global mains voltages from 100 to 240V 50/60Hz.

DSP functions — including parametric EQ, delay, muting, gain and preset selection — can be controlled over Ethernet from a PC or Windows® tablet via intuitive VU-NET™ proprietary software.

For simple set-ups, ‘plug-and-play’ presets — as well as a user-defined preset — can be selected on the rear panel, instead of using computer control. As an alternative to its analogue inputs, the CDD- LIVE 12 is Dante enabled for digital audio distribution and control over a single CAT5 cable to maintain audio quality however long the cable run.

The CDD-LIVE 12 is incredibly versatile. Its multi-angle enclosure can be used in either horizontal or vertical orientation, with rotation of the driver easily accomplished by removing the screw-free, protective grille. The tour-grade enclosure is constructed from multi-laminate plywood and finished in a hard-wearing polyurea coating. Integral fittings include a top-hat for pole mounting and multiple M8 inserts for attachment to a wall-bracket, yoke or universal bracket with a wide range of up and down tilt angles.

 

Acoustics
TYPECompact, Coaxial Differential Dispersion powered two-way system
FREQUENCY
RESPONSE (1)
62Hz – 20kHz ±3dB, -10dB @ 50Hz
DRIVERLF: 12” (300mm)/2.5” (63.5mm) voice coil, long excursion, shared ferrite motor system with HF
HF: 1” (25mm) exit/1.7” (44mm) voice coil, polyimide dome compression driver
INPUT SENSITIVITY-30dBu for 100dB SPL
MAXIMUM SPL (2)122dB continuous / 128dB peak
DISPERSION110˚-60˚ horizontal, 60˚ vertical (user-rotatable)
CROSSOVER1.5kHz Active LR8 with low latency HF FIR equalisation
Balance presets for pole mount/ pole mount with sub/ stage monitor

 

Module
Audio input
CONNECTORSFemale XLR input, male XLR link output, Dante Audio Neutrik® Ethercon
ANALOGUE INPUT IMPEDANCE20 kΩ balanced to ground
MAXIMUM ANALOGUE INPUT LEVEL24.6 Vpp (+21dBu), over voltage protected
Internal ProcessingMulti-channel DSP, programmable via TCP/IP using VU-Net software
PEQ/shelving filters
Up to 48dB/Oct HPF
Low latency HF FIR filters
Up to 200ms input delay
Pre-set selection via rear panel switch
Network
CONNECTORS2xNeutrik® Ethercon
PROTOCOLTCP/IP and UDP/IP
Amplifier
TYPE2 channel switch-mode, class D,
Bridged Tied Load + 1 channel switch-mode, class D
PEAK OUTPUT POWER2500W total
2000W LF, 500W HF
AVERAGE EFFICIENCY89%
COOLINGExternal convection cooled, with internal fan
MAXIMUM AMBIENT TEMPERATURE40°C (104°F) for full output
Power Supply
TYPESwitch mode, fixed frequency with PFC
AC INPUT OPERATING RANGE85 – 265V ~ AC, 50 – 60Hz
POWER FACTOR> 0.98
NOMINAL POWER CONSUMPTION160W
MAINS CONNECTORNeutrik® Powercon True1
Mechanical
ENCLOSUREExtensively braced multi-laminate plywood.
FINISHTextured black PU coating.
PROTECTIVE GRILLEHEX perforated mild steel with protective zinc plating and black powder
coat finish. Backed with black grille cloth.
FITTINGSTop hat for pole mounting
15 x M8 mounting points
Two side pocket handles
Optional weather protection cowl
IP RATINGIP24 factory option available
DIMENSIONS(W) 359mm x (H) 580mm x (D) 373mm
(W) 14.13in x (H) 22.83in x (D) 14.69in
WEIGHT28kg (61.6lbs) excluding Transit cover
ACCESSORIESTransit Cover
Optional wall, yoke and universal brackets

Weight61.6 lbs
Dimensions14.13 x 22.83 x 14.69 in

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