Hawaii Convention Center Opens to the sound of 196 Radian 512/2 12” Coaxial Ceiling Loudspeakers
May 16, 2016
1 min read
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 effusive in his praise of the Radian coaxial loudspeakers: “The loudspeakers we installed in the center needed to have the ability to project sound from a height of 33 feet and the Radians do that with ease.
The system was originally specified withanother brand that used a phenolic dome tweeter to reproduce the mid and high frequencies, but I strongly preferred the Radians in our application because of their clarity from that ceiling height. The Radians utilize a true 1” exit compression driver which gave us the articulation we required for clear reproduction of both speech and music. Another thing we like about the Radians is their conical dispersion pattern which provided us with uniform coverage in all planes.”
Rhema fitted the Radian 512/2’s into Atlas-Soundolier Q4712 ceiling cans along with the Radian 322/12 passive crossover networks and the Atlas-Soundolier HT-327 32 watt transformers. The entire facility is powered by Crown amplifiers and utilizes a Peavey Media Matrix control system.
Also in Articles
November 14, 2020
2 min read
In its August 2020 edition's Voice Coil magazine focuses once more on the new-generation of our LT Series of FEA optimized Planar Ribbon drivers. Vance Dickason's famous Test Bench characterizations are widely regarded in the audio industry as an accepted benchmark for independent speaker measurements, and he did indeed serve a generous dose of measurements for our LT2 Ribbon Transducer and corresponding waveguide. The full article and measurements are now available online in full! Read More
October 24, 2020
3 min read
Igor Levitsky is highly recognized in the audio industry for developing some of the best planar magnetic speaker and headphone drivers for some of the most reputed brands, focusing precisely on this type of technology. Igor worked with Radian Audio Engineering in the development of the latest generation LT Series of planar ribbon drivers, reflecting the latest manufacturing techniques and materials. Read More
September 20, 2020
4 min read
Read the Application Note about Radian's unique concept of using planar ribbon High-Frequency transducers in true coaxial drivers. Four models in the CR Series, ready to inspire you to design the latest in studio monitors, high-end home audio and immersive audio cinema rooms! Read More