The Live Sound International (LSI) Loudspeaker Demo a.k.a., "The Ultimate Audio Experience" is coming to the Worship Facilities Expo (WFX) in Dallas this October, presenting the unique opportunity to listen to, evaluate, and compare 26 top professional loudspeaker systems in a controlled listening environment.
The event, which is free to attend, has attracted more than 3,500 attendees over the past several years. It will be held in an exhibit hall (Hall C) in conjunction with WFX at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in downtown Dallas on October 10-12. (Register here.)
Note that a special kick-off demo session will be held on Tuesday evening (October 10, beginning at 6 pm) for audio professionals and church sound personnel who may not be able to attend the daytime sessions.
This year's format will feature demo sessions for both portable and compact loudspeaker systems hosted in one area. (Compact systems are larger-format, flown loudspeakers. Portable systems are smaller-format, ground-based loudspeakers.)
During each demo session, the systems are fed identical music tracks. Listeners can evaluate what they hear and also observe each system's scale, components and other important details, in addition to getting further technical details and pricing information from qualified representatives of each company participating in the demo.
Also note that manufacturers will present 20-minute individual demo sessions, highlighting and further explaining their own systems and technology.
Participating loudspeaker companies include:
Adamson Systems Engineering
Technology sponsors for the event include:
Yamaha (console and stage boxes)
Lectrosonics (wireless systems)
Rational Acoustics (system measurement and level monitoring)
Audinate (Dante networking)
Link (system interconnect)
Don't miss this rare chance to gain a wealth of insight regarding loudspeakers and sound systems in a single informative, productive and time-efficient event.
The schedule for Dallas:
Tuesday, October 10
6 pm All Compact & Portable Systems
Wednesday, October 11
10 am All Compact Systems
11 am Adamson Demo Session
11:20 am Community Demo Session
11:40 am Clair Brothers Demo Session
Noon All Portable Systems
1 pm K-array Demo Session
1:20 pm D.A.S. Audio Demo Session
1:40 pm All Compact Systems
2:40 pm Renkus-Heinz Demo Session
3 pm Electro-Voice Demo Session
3:20 pm All Portable Systems
4:20 pm Martin Audio Demo Session
4:40 pm TW Audio Demo Session
5 pm All Compact Systems
Thursday, October 12
9 am All Compact Systems
10 am RCF Demo Session
10:20 am All Portable Systems
11:20 pm dBTechnologies Demo Session
11:40 pm All Compact Systems
12:40 pm Yamaha/NEXO Demo Session
1 pm Tannoy/Turbosound Demo Session
1:20 pm All Portable & Compact Systems
This free event is open to all show attendees. Registration for the LSI loudspeaker demo (and WFX) is available here. And be sure to check out the site dedicated to the demo livesound-demo.com for further details.