For the February 2020 edition of Voice Coil magazine, Vance Dickason characterizes a new Radian ferrite compression driver. The Test Bench focus on Radian's 835PB ferrite 1.4” aluminum diaphragm compression driver. After reviewing several of Radian’s neodymium series of compression drivers, Dickason characterized the 835PB and noted how this driver continues to have the expected rich feature set that is the hallmark of the company. Read More
In January 2019, Vance Dickason characterized the 475PB 1" compression driver from Radian Audio Engineering. This was the second ferrite motor compression driver from Radian to be featured in Test Bench, following the 745PB, covered in the December 2018 issue. The Radian 475PB has a similar set of features as Radian’s 745PB and includes a 1” throat diameter, a 134 mm × 19 mm ferrite magnet motor, a high-temperature 44.5 mm (1.7”) diameter polyimide voice coil former wound with copper-clad aluminum edge-wound ribbon wire voice coil, 50 W AES power handling above 800 Hz and 100 W program power handing. Read More
For the October 2017 Test Bench, Dickason characterizes the 745NEOBe, a pro sound 1.4” beryllium compression driver from Radian Audio. Radian, based in California, is a major player in the OEM loudspeaker component business, with more than three decades of success under its belt, now benefiting from new ownership, management team, and investment from Fortune Sound, Inc., led by Dwight Tobiano. For this Test Bench, Radian Audio sent its new beryllium diaphragm 745NEOBe compression driver, together with its 745NEO iteration using an aluminum diaphragm for comparison, which costs six times less. The test focuses on the Radian 745NEOBe, but Dickason provides interesting objective comparisons of both models. Read More
Radian offers high quality speaker components for the OEM market, excelling in diaphragm replacements, compression drivers and coaxial loudspeakers. Radian’s compression drivers, with both aluminum and beryllium diaphragms, are globally recognized as the highest performance HF drivers available. With an extended catalog of different sizes and exists to fit any application, all models offer a proven reliable design for long term operation, using a self-aligning diaphragm assembly that facilitates service in the field. Radian is able to accommodate extensive OEM options.
Radian Audio exhibited at the 2018 ALMA International Symposium and Expo in Las Vegas, January 6th and 7th. Radian's new lineup for 2018 included the world's first range of coaxial ribbon drivers and the new LT/LM series of ribbon products.
Honolulu, Hawaii. The Hawaiian Convention Center opened recently featuring an installation completed by Rhema Systems of Waipahu, Hawaii. The center is located at the intersection of Atkinson Street and Kalakaua Avenue and is the largest facility of its kind in the entire Hawaiian island chain. Audy Kimura, the audio consultant to the convention center was Read More
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Poll Sound, a leading audio installation and rental company in Utah, chose to use more than 230 Radian loudspeakers as a key part of the new 243,000-square-foot South Town Exposition Center in Sandy, Utah. A combination of Radian 508-2B 8” and 512-2BBK 12” coaxial ceiling loudspeakers are part of Read More
This was the first time Test Bench featured a product from the highly respected Radian Audio Engineering.Radian Audio Engineering was founded in 1988 by Dr. Richard Kontrimas.
FOR MARRIOTT WORLD RESORT UPGRADE ORANGE, CA, November 21, 2006 – Radian Audio Engineering, Inc. (radianaudio.com) , a manufacturer of professional speaker systems and components installed worldwide, announced that 120 of its award-winning 8- and 12-inch ceiling speakers have been installed in the Grand Ballroom at the Marriott World Resort in Orlando, FL. Under the Read More
MAJOR PLAYER IN $5.5 MILLION POST-KATRINA REMODELING ORANGE, CA, December 6, 2006 – Radian Audio Engineering, Inc. (radianaudio.com), a manufacturer of professional speaker systems and audio components installed worldwide, announced that more than 100 of its compression drivers and woofers have been installed at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans to replace the aging Altec-Lansing Read More
Lake Forest, CA (June 17, 2009) — Saddleback Church, located in southern Orange County, has upgraded the performance sound systems at two of the venues at its main campus with the addition of Radian Audio APEX 1200 and 1500 low-profile, two-way coaxial stage monitor speakers. Saddleback Church was founded in April 1980, when pastor Rick Read More
Nomad Sound Provides a Home for Radian Audio APEX Wedges Austin, TX — Nomad Sound, Inc. has added four Radian Audio APEX-1500 stage monitor speakers to its rental inventory. The new 15-inch wedges were acquired following evaluation during the South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX earlier this year, and bring to 16 the total Read More