On Point Audio announces auspicious entries into the powered loudspeaker market with the introduction of its innovative new systems, the OPA-10 Active, a 10 inch two-way system; the OPA-15 Active, a 15-inch two-way system; and the OPA-Sub Active, an 18-inch subwoofer system. These new models combine state-of-the-art Powersoft amplifiers and DSP, premium-grade, concert-class transducers and strong, flexible, yet compact enclosures.
These models and the rest of the On Point Audio product range will be exhibited at prolight+sound 2011 in Frankfurt, Germany in Halle 8.0 booth # J70 C from April 6th through April 9th, 2011.
The OPA-10 Active is a 10-inch two-way system with a tour-grade 13-ply birch plywood enclosure coated with On Point Audio’s PowerCoatTM rugged, roadworthy finish. Its heavy-duty components including 10-inch cast-frame woofer with a 3-inch voice coil, medium-format compression driver and 90o x 40 o horn deliver pristine sound and extraordinarily high output for its size. Thanks to its rotatable horn and built in M10 inserts, it can be flown horizontally or vertically. OPA-10 Active’s Powersoft amplifier delivers 1,000 watts peak HF and 1,000 watts peak LF power to ensure good headroom and excellent transient response.
The OPA-15 Active is a 15-inch two-way system featuring On Point Audio’s exclusive Narrow-ProfileTM woofer. This 15-inch woofer features a powerful 4-inch voice coil, a unique surround and frame that enable it to fit in a 14-inch / 355.6 mm wide chassis; the width of the OPA-15 Active is only 14.7 in / 373.38 mm – making it smaller than most 12-inch systems! Its built-in Powersoft amp delivers 1,000 watts HF and 1,000 watts LF and its DSP is perfectly-matched to the drivers and enclosure. The OPA-15 Active is equipped with a High-Q 60 x 40 horn with enough muscle to project sound to the back of large listening areas. OPA-15 Active’s injection-molded enclosure has built-in M10 fly points, a stand mount plus its can be used as a floor monitor too.
The compact lightweight (88 lb / 40 kg) OPA-Sub Active features an 18-inch woofer with large-format 4-inch voice coil. Its built-in Powersoft amp delivers 2,000 watts of peak power for high-impact bass. The OPA-Sub Active features heavy-duty lockable casters for easy moving and it comes with a height-adjustable mounting pole for suspension of full-range systems. The enclosure feature 13-ply birch plywood construction and is coated with On Point Audio’s PowerCoatTM
rugged, roadworthy finish. When paired with an OPA-10 Active or OPA-15 Active, adding the OPA-Sub Active creates a 4,000 watt tri-amped, DSP controlled sound system with full-band response, high output and lots of flexibility for the user.
“We designed the OPA Active series from the ground up to perform in real world, live sound environments where high output and pristine sound are required,” says On Point President, Doug MacCallum. “With their high-performance drivers, built-in Powersoft amplification and digital signal processing, we feel that musicians, club sound engineers and DJ’s will appreciate the high-performance, concert-class professional speakers that On Point Audio offers.
About On Point Audio: Founded by experienced audio industry professionals, On Point Audio is a new company that was created to develop and manufacture premium-quality, leading-edge loudspeaker systems for live performance and high-quality music playback systems. Using proprietary transducers, sophisticated electronics, premier construction and user-friendly features, On Point Audio’s systems deliver unmatched long-term performance and value for professional customers. For more information visit www.onpointaudio.com. On Point Audio, Inc. is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee – Music City USA.