VUE Audiotechnik a-8 Compact Full Range System - Single Speaker


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  • The a-8 is a compact two-way system that combine a system-optimized neodymium LF cone driver with a precision-engineered, aluminum-domed, neodymium compression driver. The compression driver is coupled to a 70 x 55 degree horn that can be rotated for ideal dispersion in both vertical and horizontal orientations. System specific crossover networks are carefully tailored for each driver and cabinet combination. The resulting synergy of transducers, horn and crossover ensures that the a-8 achieves an exceptional balance of output and definition throughout their respective frequency ranges.

    The a-8 features a unique five-sided enclosure for easy use in vertical or horizontal orientations. Handles and an integrated pole mount system make portable use on stands or atop subwoofers a breeze, while integrated hanging points provide flexible flying options. And thanks to their consistent and predictable coverage, either model works equally well alone or as part of larger, multi-cabinet arrays in more sophisticated applications. Arrays can be horizontal or stacked.

    Every component in the a-Class range is manufactured to VUE Audiotechnik’s exacting specifications to deliver a smooth and accurate frequency response at maximum SPLs.

    All a-Class cabinets are manufactured to strict ISO compliances to ensure exceptional sonic performance and years of reliable service. Ultra-rigid, multi-ply cross-grain laminated birch construction and extensive interior bracing ensure absolute rigidity. All wood surfaces are protected by a rugged, waterproof polyurethane textured finish, while the cabinet front features a protective steel grill with a water resistant powder coating.


    • 8 neodymium LF driver with 2.5 (64 mm) voice coil and 16 mm winding
    • 1 neodymium HF compression driver with 1.4 (36 mm) voice coil and 1 (25 mm) exit
    • 70º x 55º coverage (rotatable horn)
    • 75 Hz – 20 kHz frequency response
    • Max long term output 124 dB SPL
    • HF protection circuit integrated into asymmetrical passive network
    • Multi-ply, cross-grain laminated birch construction
    • Pentagon shape for easy use in FOH or monitor configurations
    • Integrated fly points, handles, and pole mount system
  • Model a-8 
    Description  Wide coverage full-range loudspeaker for
    portable or installed use
    Acoustic Data
    Frequency Response  (+-3dB) 75 Hz – 20 kHz
    Frequency Range (-10dB) 62 Hz – 20 kHz
    Efficiency (1 W/1 m) 93 dB
    Power Handling Long Term 300 watts rms
    Power Handling Program 600 watts rms
    Max Peak SPL (band limited pink
    noise 6 dB crest factor)
    124 dB SPL
    Max SPL Long Term (AVG SPL @1M
    before protection band limited pink noise)
    118 dB SPL
    Coverage Horizontal   70 degrees – 6 dB
    Coverage Vertical 55 degrees – 6 dB
    Transducer Data
    LF Driver Description 8 , paper cone, cloth surround, neo, 2.5   (64 mm) voice coil,
    16 mm winding, 8 mm gap height,
    HF Driver Description 1.4 (36 mm) voice coil, 1 (25 mm)exit,NdFe-magnet
    Impedance  8 Ohms
    Connectors 2x Neutrik NL-4 Speakcon
    Cabinet Material 15-30 mm cross-laminated birch plywood
    Cabinet Surface 6 layer polymer textured finish
    Handles 2 Recessed
    Features  Alu stand support (Ø 36 mm)
    Dimensions (H x W x D) 18.11 x 11.26 x 10.79 in
    460 x 286 x 274 mm
    Weight 22.9 lbs 10.4 kg
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