ArrayProcessing

The optional ArrayProcessing function within the ArrayCalc simulation software V8 incorporates powerful filter algorithms that calculate and optimize the sonic performance of a d&b line array over an entire listening area. ArrayProcessing ensures that every member of the audience benefits from the same remarkable quality of sound by enhancing the spectral consistency, with a defined level distribution, to achieve a consistent tonal balance for each listener. The optimization intensifies the clarity and tonal balance of the J-Series, V-Series or Y-Series line array solutions; taking existing d&b systems to dizzying heights. ArrayProcessing also applies a target frequency response to different loudspeaker columns, giving each array the same sonic character and coherence, regardless of Series, column length and splay settings. All of this is achieved with a software update, available to download from the ArrayCalc page below.

How does ArrayProcessing work?

How does ArrayProcessing work?

The ArrayProcessing function applies powerful filter algorithms to optimize the tonal (spectral) and level (spatial) performance of a line array column over the audience area defined by its mechanical vertical coverage angle. Within the d&b ArrayCalc simulation software, spectral and level performance targets over the listening areas can be defined while specific level drops or offsets can be applied to certain areas, to assign reduced level zones. ArrayProcessing applies a combination of FIR and IIR filters to each individual cabinet in an array to achieve the targeted performance, with an additional latency of only 5.9 ms. This significantly improves the linearity of the response over distance as well as seamlessly correcting for air absorption. In addition, ArrayProcessing employs the same frequency response targets for all d&b line arrays, to ensure all systems share a common tonality. This provides consistent sonic results regardless of array length or splay settings. The resulting coverage is enhanced with spectral consistency and defined level distribution, achieving more linear dispersion and total system directivity to cover longer distances or steep listening areas effectively.

Videos

Videos

Downloads

Downloads

Название Язык Дата Размер
AN161 ArrayProcessing on tour Английский 18.03.2016 46 KB
ArrayCalc Beta X10.0.1 (Mac) International 04.12.2017 64 MB
ArrayCalc Beta X10.0.1 (Win) International 04.12.2017 57 MB
ArrayCalc Beta X10.00.01 Release notes International 05.12.2017 36 KB
ArrayCalc V9.4.3 Mac International 26.10.2017 63 MB
ArrayCalc V9.4.3 Release notes International 26.10.2017 101 KB
ArrayCalc V9.4.3 Win International 26.10.2017 56 MB
Software Newsletter 2016-10 International 30.09.2016 2 MB
Software Newsletter 2017-04 International 14.06.2017 924 KB
Software Newsletter 2017-12 International 04.12.2017 1,015 KB

Documentation

Documentation