During the last nine years, Genelec (Booth 5968, Hall B) has created a line of highly successful Smart Active Monitoring™ (SAM™) products designed to adapt automatically and accurately to the acoustic environment in which they are employed. Genelec more recently introduced a new generation of SAM systems with two new compact two-way monitors: the 8320 (4-inch woofer, 0.75-inch metal dome tweeter, each powered by dedicated 50-Watt amplifiers) and 8330 (5-inch woofer, 0.75-inch metal dome tweeter, also powered by dedicated 50-Watt amplifiers); and a new complementary subwoofer: the 7350 (8-inch woofer, powered by a 150-Watt amplifier).
The 8320 and 8330 monitors feature Genelec’s Minimum Diffraction Enclosure™ (MDE™), made of recycled die-cast aluminium, as well as the advanced Directivity Control Waveguide™ (DCW™) technology. While the 8320 and 8330 monitors and the 7350 subwoofer are small in stature, they offer accurate, powerful monitoring and are part of the highly integrated software and hardware solutions developed by Genelec’s R&D team. With their floating-point DSP engines for signal processing and Genelec-designed Class D amplifiers, the SAM systems represent the forward thinking that makes Genelec the leading benchmark in audio monitoring for over 35 years.
Genelec’s SAM technology is an indispensable tool when dealing with the challenging realities of small room acoustics. SAM automatically optimizes and aligns each monitor for relative levels and time of flight, as well as the individual room response compensations. So, even if the monitors or the projects move between rooms, users can expect that SAM technology will achieve the highest level of consistency in monitoring by always providing a neutral sound stage imaging with low distortion.
The following Genelec Compact SAM packages are now available, with the following U.S. MSRP pricing:
- 8320 Stereo SAM $1799.00
- 8320.LSE Tri SAM (2 x 8320 +7350 subwoofer) $3195.00
- 8320.LSE Surround SAM (5 x 8320 + 7350 subwoofer) $5290.00
- 8330 Stereo SAM $2399.00
- 8330.LSE Triple SAM (2 x 8330 +7350 subwoofer) $3795.00
- Note: All packages include User Kit and Volume Control
For more information, please visit www.genelecusa.com/.