What is line array?

Line Array

A line array is a loudspeaker system that is made up of a number of loudspeaker elements coupled together in a line segment to create a near-line source of sound. The distance between adjacent drivers is close enough that they constructively interfere with each other to send sound waves farther than traditional horn-loaded loudspeakers, and with a more evenly distributed sound output pattern.

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Line Array - Design and Rigging
... Large-format line arrays are designed for large venues or outdoor festivals ... Mid-format line arrays are typically two or three way and use 10 or 12 inch low-frequency drivers ... systems employ narrower boxes at the top or wider boxes at the bottom of the array ...
Telecine Hardware - Line Array CCD
... In a charge-coupled device Line Array CCD telecine, a “white” light is shone through the exposed film image into a prism, which separates out the image into the three primary ... Spirit 1 Datacine and uses both 2K and 4k line array CCDs ...

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