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LONDON, United Kingdom – In an introduction that builds upon the company’s global
reputation for wireless sound monitoring, HARMAN’s AKG has launched the IVM 4500 IEM
in-ear monitoring package at PLASA 2011, providing higher level audio quality
without compromising reference capability. Ideal for tour and installed sound, IVM
4500 caters to all needs of engineers with leading edge reference audio technology.
IVM 4500 IEM offers a highly diversified system, which includes high-end radio
electronic signals and a manual radio signal attenuator for more RF dynamic;
enhanced frequency setup to show the number of free channels and supported TV
channels and quick frequency change functions to support monitors, all within a
rugged housing and offerings of new bands: 1, 3, 4 and 9. Battery life for the IVM
receivers has been tested up to 10 hours.
Antenna diversity, with two matched antennas and a new reference radio electronic
design contribute to the stable signals of the receiver. IVM 4500’s audio quality
boasts a high-end and powerful headphone amplifier, ultra linear frequency response
and dual mode for individual mix. The quick frequency change functions support
monitor engineers throughout performances to make their projects easily adjustable.
“The AKG IVM 4500 IEM in-ear monitoring hardware sets a new standard in audio
quality and radio performance as we continue to provide engineers with the best and
highest functioning equipment available,” stated Wolfgang Fritz, product marketing
manager – tour sound, AKG. “With the launch of IVM 4500 IEM, AKG adds another
wireless system to the continually growing arsenal of wireless systems on the
market. It will truly be a groundbreaking system to the touring industry as the
search for the ultimate monitoring sound continues.”
Included in the IVM 4500 IEM system are the SPR 4500 IEM diversity receiver, which
automatically shows the number of free channels and supports TV channels with
pre-programmed preset frequencies; the SST 4500 IEM transmitter, which is adjustable
to 10, 20, 50 and 100 mW depending on country laws; and the IP 2 ear-channel
headphones, providing excellent acoustics and low impedance. The SPC 4500 antenna
combiner, the SRA 2 W directional antenna and the RA 4000 W omni-directional antenna
complete the package.
IVM 4500 IEM set will be available October 2011 at a suggested retail price of
€1,249; SST 4500 IEM, €689; SPR 4500 IEM, €599; SPC 4500 IEM, €749; and IP 2, €70.
For more information on IVM 4500 and AKG, please visit http://www.akg.com.