Ocean Way Audio Introduces Pro2A Near/Midfield Audio Monitor

Ocean Way Audio has introduced the Pro2A, a compact two-way near/midfield audio monitor that delivers sound quality expected from a much larger speaker system.

Ocean Way, headed by engineer/producer Allen Sides, designed the new speaker with a curvilinear aluminum-cone bass/midrange driver that crosses over to the tweeter at a higher frequency than in other compact two-way monitors. This allows greater distortion-free dynamic range, efficiency and SPL capabilities and a uniform frequency response of 35Hz to 25kHz.

Allen Sides

Allen Sides

The design allows for flexibility of placement in the room with a uniform frequency response of 35Hz to 25kHz and 110dB maximum SPL. Rear-panel room response controls allows users to optimize the speaker for the specific acoustic environment. The system is tri-amplified with 250-watt bi-amplification, which provides analog plus digital inputs accepting 24-bit/192kHz data streams.

The Pro2A’s cabinet benefits from time alignment, reduced baffle reflections and materials designed to minimize low-frequency resonance, resulting in solid bass, superior imaging and a broad sweet spot. Its port is optimized to increase the woofer’s low-frequency extension and SPL capacity.

The Pro2A’s HF driver is a high-definition silk fabric dome type with superior mechanical linearity. The geometrically reinforced aluminum-cone LF driver has a vented cast-aluminum chassis for optimal strength and low compression. Combined with the cabinet, the system offers minimal reflection, high resolution and low listening fatigue over the complete audio spectrum.

Each monitor is 13.5 x 16.25 x 17.5-inches in size and weighs 45 pounds (20Kg).

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