For 2018 Alto Professional has released not one, but two new series’ of PA speakers!
The new TS3 and TX2 range of active speakers refresh the much acclaimed and popular TS2 and TX ranges released in 2016.
With Portable & professional sound as the goal; these active loudspeakers are available in a variety of sizes, both the TS3 and TX2 range come in 8, 10, 12 and 15 inch configurations.
These new editions are based on a proven formula of powerful, sturdy and lightweight design.
The TS3 professional loudspeakers are the solution for a wide range of sound reinforcement applications. With the 2-way TS315 model, you get 2000 watts total (1000w RMS) power, spread across two custom engineered class-D amplifiers with plenty of capacity.
The speakers benefit from passive cooling, meaning with no fans inside. This design choice increases reliability and performance.
The transducers have been re-designed by Alto ensuring that these active speakers are able to deliver, without any compromise or restrictions.
At their price point the TS3 speakers achieve a level of excellence the put makes them a perfect example of the kind of ‘bang for buck’ that’s available these days.
These speakers feature the same solid industrial design as their predecessors; some would say that aesthetically it’s hard to tell the difference! The utilitarian speakers are lightweight yet rugged; with sturdy handles making these speakers easy to lift, with a plethora of mounting and placement possibilities, thanks to the built-in suspension points.
The controls are intuitive and have bolder and clearer fonts and graphics on them; making the speakers easier to set up, in dark or cramped venues, or if one is unfamiliar with the Alto TS range.
If you’re looking to refresh your tired PA system, or wanting to get serious with your live sound setup then Alto have got you covered in the Professional TS3 series!
The TS3 speaker series feature a built-in 2-channel mixer with two balanced combo XLR/¼-inch TRS inputs as well as an XLR link output, there are two volume controls and a contour switch that allows you to apply a small amount of EQ if needed. Also on the rear is the IEC power input a power on/off switch, and ground-lift switch. The speakers include an integrated transducer overdrive protector which works to prevent you from overloading the system and eliminates distortion when your signal gets too hot. There is also a clip limiter LED that lets you know visually when you’re levels are too loud.
For the budget-conscious, Alto offer the TX2 series,more suited to smaller-scale sound reinforcement, with TX215 pushing out 600 Watts Peak (300w RMS).
With cues taken from the hugely successful Truesonic Series, the TX2 Series delivers powerful acoustic performance. The horn has been re-designing and now provides a wider radiation angle for perfect audience coverage. The larger models feature neodymium magnets on the voice coils, delivering a more precise and powerful sound.
The TX2 features design cues from the TS3’s and are great-looking speakers, they too benefit from a minimalist design with a full-length grille. The pole mount on these units mean these speakers can be used as front-of-house or wedge configuration. A reliable tool for any performance, if you want to augment your setup or are just getting a PA together, the TX2 is a great option.