Brighton, UK (April 27, 2015) -- Barefaced Audio believe they have achieved a new level of sonic accuracy for live musicians with their FR800 high resolution active loudspeaker.
Loudspeakers that let musicians hear the real sound of their instrument Founder and Chief Engineer Alex Claber talked to us about their design goals: "When you notice that 'full range flat response' loudspeakers all sound different to each other you realise that achieving 'FRFR' alone does not result in sonic accuracy. During the development of the FR800 we placed equal importance on optimising the transient, polar, dynamic response as well as the frequency response. Doing this removes the inherent sound of the loudspeaker, letting you really hear your instrument."
The target audience for the FR800 is all musicians who want studio quality reproduction of their signal chain in live music environments, whether using guitar amp/FX/cab modelling, playing acoustic instruments, bass or keys.
Combining a true 800W RMS power module with their unique 12XN550 low/mid driver and high definition neo HF unit results in 127dB max SPL, ample for all but the loudest bands or largest stages. Despite this very high output the FR800 weighs only 15kg. The programmable audiophile quality digital signal processor optimises the response for everything from 42Hz-16kHz flatness to tailored curves which flatter acoustic or electric guitars.
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