dbx by HARMAN Launches Dante and BLU link Compatible DriveRack VENU360 Models at Winter NAMM 2016

January 21, 2016

ANAHEIM, California – dbx by HARMAN is showcasing expanded offerings for its DriveRack VENU360 Loudspeaker Management System at Winter NAMM 2016. Dante and BLU link™ enabled versions of the VENU360 extend the versatility of the best-selling VENU360 product family.

The Dante compatible VENU360D and BLU link compatible VENU360B units open the VENU360 to a whole new world of live and installed sound systems, including networked systems that want to add a stage or a room to an existing design. The VENU360 provides all the processing and flexibility needed between the mixer and amplifiers to optimize and protect your loudspeakers. With the latest advancements in dbx’s proprietary AutoEQ™ and AFS™ algorithms, additional input channels, Ethernet control via an Android,® iOS,® Mac,® or Windows® device, and updated wizards, the DriveRack VENU360 continues the DriveRack legacy of great-sounding, powerful, and affordable loudspeaker management processors, for a whole new generation.

“We’re very excited to expand our best-selling DriveRack family with the addition of the VENU360B BLU link and VENU360D Dante versions,” said Noel Larson, Director of Marketing, Signal Processing, at Harman Professional. “The VENU360 has been a tremendous success and almost immediately we had requests for BLU link and Dante enabled versions of the product. We are proud to introduce the next level of DriveRack.”

With an RTA Mic “listening” to the room, the updated DriveRack VENU360 AutoEQ algorithm sets speaker levels and room EQ automatically in a matter of seconds using sine sweeps. This means room adjustments can now be made very quickly, without subjecting an audience to lengthy broadcasts of pink noise.

And of course, nothing turns audiences away like annoying and potentially painful audio feedback. To counter this, dbx engineers have improved their already-stellar Advanced Feedback Suppression algorithm. The DriveRack VENU360 “listens” for and anticipates feedback and automatically removes it before it even has a chance, while never altering your sound.

More information on the dbx VENU360D and VENU360B can be found at http://dbxpro.com/en-US/products/driverack-venu360-d and http://dbxpro.com/en-US/products/driverack-venu360-b.

HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions and connected services. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. The Company's software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 28,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $6.4 billion during the 12 months

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