dB Technologies’ DVA M2M+M2S also known as DVA MINI, is 2015 best Line Array system, category Small Format, according to Pro Sound Web &Live Sound Readers’ Choice Award.
The winners were announced just before the opening of NAMM Show, the world’s largest trade-only event for the music products industry, which was held in Anaheim, California, from January 22nd to 25th 2015.
According to Readers’ Choice Awards organisers at Pro Sound Web Magazine, the participation of both manufacturers as well as audience proved exceptional, and the races in each category were close and competitive, owing to the overall strength of every product entered.
Running in the category “Small Format Line Array Systems, DVA MINI’s cutting-edge features seduced many of Pro Sound Readers. Small. Lightweight. Powerful. Flyable. Offering the same user-friendliness and sound quality of its DVA predecessors, the MINI series sets the new benchmark for high-end sound performance: its innovative Master+Slave design allows high SPL for an incredibly small weight.
Each unit of DVA MINI system is comprised of two line array modules, each with two 6.5” neodymium woofers and two 1” high-frequency compression drivers. M2M is the master module that contains exclusive dB Technologies’ Digipro G3 Amp technology that power both the M2M and M2S slave modules. The system achieves 126 dB SPL per unit. DVA MINI’s reinforced polypropylene cabinets are provided with an internal anti-vibration structure and features a new fast-lock mechanic design: users simply place one module below the other and slide it towards one side until it locks in place. Moreover, every DVA MINI module has a rear mechanic with incremental steps allowing different line array positioning angles.
An incredibly versatile system for both portable and permanent installation solutions.
The news of ProSound Web Readers Choice Award has been hailed enthusiastically both at dB Technologies’ Headquarters in Italy and at the manufacturer’s booth at NAMM Show.
Claudio Ottani, longtime head and beating heart of dB Technologies R&D Department, comments the news from his office in Crespellano, Bologna, where all dB Technologies products are invented, designed, engineered and produced. “This Pro Sound Web Readers Award is a validation of dB Technologies’ personal approach to innovation” he explains. “Our motto could be “design different!”. We create each component of our systems starting from users’ real needs, and dB Technologies’ strong investments in Research & Development allow us to create cutting edge solutions at affordable prices. At first, our products might be perceived as different, but users soon understand their potential and appreciate their innovative features.”
On the other side of the world, Sales and Marketing Director Giovanni Barbieri comments the news from dB Technologies booth at NAMM Show in Anaheim, US: “DVA MINI embodies our DNA. Our R&D department created a masterpiece, both for acoustic and mechanical features. A few months after its launch, DVA MINI is already receiving an outstanding feedback from international market, especially in relation to permanent installations.”
Product specialist Marco Cantalù concludes: “I’m happy but not surprised by DVA MINI’s success. dB Technologies is a pioneer in creating high-end while ultra-light polypropylene systems. DVA MINI is also extremely easy to mount and install. So light, so compact, and so well performing. That’s why DVA MINI is unique. “