SOUND SYSTEM PLANNING PART 2
THE INSTALLATION PROCESS

#nexolife   In the first part of our blog on Sound System Planning, we looked at the role and contribution of the design engineer.  In Part Two, we’d like to introduce Damian Orritt from DESIGN AV, a British integration company, who talks us through some of the realities of audio system installation. “The fact is … Continue reading “SOUND SYSTEM PLANNING PART 2”

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SOUND SYSTEM PLANNING PART 1 
DESIGNING FOR BARS, RESTAURANTS, VENUES

#nexolife   Specifying a sound system for your hospitality business is a daunting prospect, bearing virtually nothing in common with choosing hi fi or AV for use in your home.  Audio experts will warn you off so-called ‘consumer and prosumer brands’ because their components are not designed to cope with continuous everyday use in bars, … Continue reading “SOUND SYSTEM PLANNING PART 1 “

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“FROM NOSE TO TAIL”
PROVIDING DEDICATED SUPPORT FOR THE SPORTS ENVIRONMENT

“The main development focus for us has always been that, when customers have a budget, the best technical solution they can get is from NEXO.  This is how we keep winning contracts for stadia.  NEXO is not cheap but offers outstanding value for money: our creativity is concentrated on delivering benefits for our users.” In … Continue reading ““FROM NOSE TO TAIL””

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The ‘Accidental’ Best-Seller.
GEO S8 and the Waveguide Patent.

“Eric was almost jumping on the table because he realised we had something special”. Director of Engineering François Deffarges discusses NEXO’s Hyperbolic Reflector Waveguide ®.

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The Challenge of Horizontal Coverage.
A Patent on Configurable Directivity.

“Good developments are all about asking yourself the right questions. We could see a big advantage for our users to be able to have two different coverages from the one box”.

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What Separates NEXO From Other Systems.
Patenting the Directivity Phase Device.

“It’s a simple but extremely high-value invention. If NEXO had not patented the DPD, it would be in every line array on the market today.”

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Sub Standards.
Pioneering patents for sub-woofers.

In 2007, NEXO filed a new patent for RaySub technology and launched the RS15 and RS18, the first subs in the world to offer cardioid and omnidirectional pattern in a single cabinet.

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WARM WOOD VS PLASTIC PRACTICALITY.
DESIGN DECISIONS AT NEXO.

Joseph Carcopino, NEXO’s Director of R&D, lifts the lid on the tension between technological possibilities and industrial techniques, and how balancing the two affects the creative design process.

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Audio Networking.
Past, Present and Future.

Currently the options are AES/EBU, Ethersound and Dante, but NEXO’s Director of R&D Joseph Carcopino says that “in theory we can offer any network format that might come along in the future.”

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