Terra Expands LuminSound Outdoor Lighting and Sound System

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Terra Expands LuminSound Outdoor Lighting and Sound System


Terra-LS10-outdoor-speaker-small.jpgLast year Terra introduced its LuminSound LS.32 outdoor LED lighting and sound bollard. Now Terra is introducing an audio only unit to the LuminSound series, the LS.10 using a modified version of the LS.32's audio section. This sound-only (no LED lighting) outdoor module matches the look of the upper section of the LS.32 bollard and is designed for use in both mixed (LS.32 with light/sound ability, plus LS.10 sound only modules) and audio only LS.10 installations.

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The LS.10 is a sealed, rotationally molded 10-inch tall cylinder with a tapered profile and a maximum 7-inch diameter. The LS.10 is rated for full outdoor exposure including UV, salt spray, and chlorine mist. It houses a Terra-built, weatherproof 5.25"/.75" co-axial loudspeaker driver mounted at a 35-degree up angle to enhance sound coverage. Its computer optimized internal crossover network includes a heavy-duty transformer providing 70 volt or 8 Ohm operation with a built-in selector switch (4, 8,16, 32 Watts or 8 Ohms) located behind the aluminum grille. The driver incorporates Terra's ACAD ceramic/aluminum alloy cone and MFCS fluid cooled spider-free technologies. Tech info on ACAD and MFCS is available at the Terra web site.

The LS.10 mounts at ground level, using a heavy-duty, 10-inch PVC pipe that's simply attached to the speaker and then buried in the ground. Like all Terra speakers, the LS.10 may be left exposed to the elements all year long. The audio section is intentionally uni-directional, as a major issue with residential and commercial outdoor speakers concerns keeping the sound from disturbing the neighbors. By using a directional design, random scattering of the sound field is dramatically reduced while maximum output is directed at the listening area.

The LS.10 will be available in green with a green grille as well as black, with available black, copper or natural aluminum color grilles to match the colors the of the LS.32 bollard for mixed lighting/sound systems.

The LS.10 will be sold individually and in packages comprised of six LS.10, one Terra partial burial AC.SUB and a dedicated Crown CDi 1000 DSP optimized power amplifier.

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• Read more small speaker news from HomeTheaterReview.com.
• See reviews in our Bookself and Small Speaker Review section.
• Learn more about the LuminSound LS. 32.

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