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Articles March-April 2021

Step Inside the All New Mondosonic Studio

The all new Mondosonic Studio, located in Ottapalam, Kerela, is a custom Music Production Facility and Studio. With Recording Equipment, Workflows..... read more

Bishwadeep Conceptualizes Sound Design in the Box

Having spent most of his career in Song and Music Recording, Bishwadeep Dipak Chatterjee was constantly toying with the idea of getting involved in designing sound for films..... read more

Celto Acoustique

Established in 2011, CELTO Acoustique is a premium manufacturer of professional audio products for the events and install industry. Founder, owner and CEO - Arthur Felix first displayed his entrepreneurial skills at the age of 14 when he built..... read more

Acoustically OdBle

With Vijay Benegal and Mujeeb Dadarkar

Vijay Benegal and Mujeeb Dadarkar have between them more than 4 decades of extensive experience in the audio industry in India. They have done it all, from recording and mixing for ad films, to doing live sound for renowned artistes..... read more

All About Music, the Marantz Story

In conversation with Joel Sietsem and Alankara Santhana

Marantz has established a strong foundation in the industry with their High fidelity audio systems since the 1970s. Marantz designs products that have intricate detail..... read more

Acoustic and Audio System Design for Small Rooms - PART 6

By - Rahul Sarma, CEO, Menura Acoustic Labs in collaboration with Sound Wizard

We started this series with the definition of a small room, and went on to discuss wave interactions. We continued onto sound isolation, absorption and diffusion in parts 2 and 3. Parts 4 and 5 covered system design goals and finally how to optimize a system..... read more

Studio Showcase

If you had a sign above every Studio door saying ‘This studio is a Musical Instrument’ it would make such a different approach to recording.” - Brian Eno..... read more

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Ahuja Introduces SMS-450 Series: Smart Stage Monitors

Ahuja introduces a new range of smart stage monitors for theater, auditorium and other stage applications. Available in both passive (SMS-450) and active (SMS-450P) configurations, these elegant and compact 2-Way Loudspeakers are powered with a single 38.1cm (15”) LF Speaker and 2.54cm (1”) throat HF Compression Horn Driver.

With 400W power rating, SMS-450 comes as an optimally angled enclosure for effective floor monitoring in various indoor & outdoor applications. The system is housed in an acoustically treated Bass Reflex enclosure made of 18mm board in durable paint finish.

SMS-450P on the other hand is a professional self-powered Stage Monitor Loudspeaker which has built-in Bi-Amplifier for LF and HF driver separately. Well engineered design with cross-over frequency of 2.5 KHz and best in the segment Filter Slope of 24dB per octave makes it an ideal loud-speaker system for professional sound reinforcement requirements. SMS-450P is equipped with an on-board mixer having 1 x Balanced Mic (XLR) / Line Input selectable through a push switch and 1 x Line Input that can be used for receiving balanced MONO signal through jack or unbalanced STEREO signal source through dual RCA. On output front, SMS-450P has a facility of balanced output (Switchable either as a Loop through output of Input-1 or a mix output of Input-1 and 2) to link another SMS-450P or for recording on a computer, record player.

The smart design allows them to be used as an F-O-H or side-fills speakers also in variety of professional sound applications. Adaptor is also provided at the bottom for stand mount applications. In addition, ergonomically designed handles allow ease of mobility and transportation.

Ultra-modern design powered by the most truthful components and backed by AHUJA reliability, makes SMS-450 and SMS-450P the most suitable options for professional stage monitoring applications.

Key Specifications: SMS-450

Power Rating 400W RMS/800W Program
Configuration 2-Way
Frequency Response 45-18,000Hz
Max. Rated SPL 124 dB
Nominal Impedance 8 ohms
Input Connectors 2 X Speakon

Key Specifications: SMS-450P

Power Rating LF: 350W RMS at 1% THD, HF: 50W RMS at 1% THD
Configuration Bi-amplified
Frequency Response 50-20,000Hz
S/N Ratio 60 dB
Tone Controls Bass: ±5dB at 100Hz, Treble: ±5dB at 10kHz 8 ohms