You liked the sound of AW 5.2 and AW 8.2…Now hear the + versions
A lot of smaller wall mount speakers in distributed systems never get to challenging sound levels.
We assumed that would be the case with our popular AW 8.2T and AW 5.2T. But their sound quality is so good and their dispersion so complete that they were getting cranked up in bars, brew houses and clubs where mid-level SPLs from a distributed system came in handy.
So we redesigned the AW 8.2T and AW 5.2T into the new AW 8.2T+ and AW 5.2T+ with beefier transformers. Nobody talks much about the transformers inside their 70-100V speakers (they’re hidden and they are “background” speakers after all). We are proud to.
AW 8.2T+ and AW 5.2T+ use audio-grade laminations.
All windings use heavy, high-insulated wire.
Cores are grain-oriented steel.
What’s the benefit? Higher power handling with minimal insertion loss — as low as wall mount speakers costing twice as much. That leads to almost TWICE the power, and increased SPL without additional distortion.
AW 8.2T+ and AW 5.2T+ can be trusted in applications where a distributed system needs more output (think bar during happy hour…or when home team football is up on the screens.
Wider sweet spot with Directivity Optimized Crossover
We designed our AW Series to meet or match the performance of more expensive on-wall speakers… yet at a price point that can contribute to a winning bid — and a satisfied customer. Here’s how.
For this type of speaker, music and speech are equally important. Both rely on a large “sweet spot” and off-axis intelligibility. Many speakers strive only for ON-axis frequency response and pay too little attention to OFF-axis system response.
Directivity Optimization, a new, proprietary approach to crossover design, significantly improves vertical axis response. More listeners on the extreme left and right can hear the spoken word better. Music in a restaurant or bar is more immersive and less directional. DOC avoids the lock-step “studio monitor” configuration that is less than optimal for longer-throw applications and creates a noticeably wider sweet spot that is perfect for speech throughout a room, patio or bar area.
Custom DSP processing further improves AW performance.
While AW speakers provide ample performance on their own, Ashly’s powerful, easy-to-use Protēa and AquaControl™ DSP systems give you the opportunity to apply advanced EQ, FIRs, further X-over refinements, and delay to AW speakers, providing a wider, flatter frequency response across the coverage angle. These free downloadable presets give Ashly DSP processor units and processor-equipped amps the ability to realize the best possible sound without needing to manually adjust for any frequency response anomalies that might otherwise produce less than optimal results.
An integral part of the overall Ashly eco-system solution.
The world doesn’t need another brand of ordinary wall-mount speakers. That’s why we developed a line with unique features and performance. Now you can spec an all-Ashly system with quality speakers that make beautiful music with our amplifiers and processors that feature Protēa and AquaControl™…and of course a range of wall controllers.
One order. One delivery. One satisfied customer!
The AW Series mounts are as special as the speakers themselves. Designed to provide precise and repeatable horizontal and vertical adjustment, without fear of stripping and “sagging”. No more climbing a ladder to readjust. Installation made simple and secure.