LA3-VARI-xx Vari‑directional array

LA3-VARI-xx Vari‑directional array
  • Unmatched sound quality and speech intelligibility
  • Smart modular design, flush mountable
  • Sophisticated beam configuration with EASE support
  • Integrated ambient noise level sensor for AVC
  • Overview
    Frequency range2
    VARI‑B 130 Hz to 10 kHz (±3 dB)
    VARI‑BH 130 Hz to 18 kHz (±3 dB)
    Max SPL3 Continuous / peak
    VARI‑B 90 / 93 dB SPL (A‑weighed at 20 m)
    VARI‑B+E 90 / 93 dB SPL (A‑weighed at 32 m)
    VARI‑B+E+E 88 / 91 dB SPL (A‑weighed at 50 m)
    VARI‑BH 89 / 92 dB SPL (A‑weighed at 20 m)
    VARI‑BH+E 89 / 92 dB SPL (A‑weighed at 32 m)
    VARI‑BH+E+E 87 / 90 dB SPL (A‑weighed at 50 m)
    Coverage
    Horizontal (fixed)4 130° (-6 dB, avg. 1 to 4 kHz)
    Vertical (adjustable)5 Software configurable
    Maximum throw:
        VARI‑B(H) 20 m
        VARI‑B(H)+E 32 m
        VARI‑B(H)+E+E 50 m
    Transducers
    VARI‑B 4” Full Range (8 x 1 driver)
    VARI‑BH 4” Coaxial (8 x 1 driver)
    VARI‑E 4” Full Range (4 x 2 drivers)
    Input Line (2x)
    Input level nominal 0 dBV rms
    Input level maximum +20 dBV peak
    Type Transformer balanced
    Impedance (balanced) 7.8 kohm at 1 kHz
    Input 100 V (2x)
    Input level nominal +40 dBV rms
    Type Transformer balanced (floating input)
    Impedance (balanced) 1 Mohm at 1 kHz
    Power Amplifiers
    Power
        VARI‑B(H) 8 x 15 W (class‑D full bridge)
        VARI‑E 4 x 25 W (class‑D full bridge)
    Protection Thermal shutdown
    Current limiting
    Dynamic range6 >105 dB
    PSU
    Mains voltage 100 to 120 V / 200 to 240 V (auto switching)
    Power consumption @ Mains / 24 Vdc (22 V min, 36 V max)
        Power save
            VARI‑B(H) 13 / 4.5 W
            VARI‑B(H)+E 17 / 7 W
            VARI‑B(H)+E+E 19 / 9 W
        Idle
            VARI‑B(H) 18 / 8.5 W
            VARI‑B(H)+E 23 / 13 W
            VARI‑B(H)+E+E 28 / 17 W
        Max. (Noise, CF 6 dB)
            VARI‑B(H) 60 / 36 W
            VARI‑B(H)+E 97 / 75 W
            VARI‑B(H)+E+E 124 / 100 W
    Power factor According to EN61000‑3‑2, class A
    Mains inrush current <70 A (at 230 V)
    Protection Thermal shutdown
    Current limiting
    Under voltage lock‑out
    Signal processing5
        DSP 32‑bit floating point, 900 Mflops
        ADC / DAC 24‑bits S‑D, 128 x oversampling
        Sample rate 48 kHz
        Functions Pre‑delay (max. 21 s)
    Input‑delay (max. 2 x 10 s / 4 x 5 s)
    Equalizer and compensation filtering
    Compressor
    Volume
    AVC
    Control
        Network interface RS‑485 full duplex, auto‑switching 115k2, 57k6, 38k4, 19k2 baud, optically isolated
        Max. number of units7 126
        Surveillance General status
    Amplifier and load monitoring
    External pilot‑tone detection(20 kHz to 30 kHz, min. level -22 dBV)
    Built‑in ambient noise sensing microphone
    Thermal overload protection
        Failure relay Maskable conditions
            Contact 1 No failure = closed / Failure = open
                Rating Max. 24 V, 100 mA
            Contact 2 No failure = 10 k ohm / Failure = 20 k ohm
        Control voltage input 5 to 24 Vdc, optically isolated
    CobraNet
        Interface RJ‑45, Ethernet 100 Mbps
        Word length 16-/20-/24‑bit (set by transmitter)
        Sample rate 48 kHz
        Additional latency 1.33/2.67/5.33 ms (set by transmitter)
    Dimensions (H x W x D)
        VARI‑B(H) 1200 x 130 x 98 mm (47.2 x 5.1 x 3.8 in)
        VARI‑B(H)+E 2400 x 130 x 98 mm (94.5 x 5.1 x 3.8 in)
        VARI‑B(H)+E+E 3600 x 130 x 98 mm (141.7 x 5.1 x 3.8 in)
        Bracket 27 mm (1.1 in) additional depth, flat mounted
        VARI-CM 100 x 50 x 23 mm (3.9 x 2.0 x 0.9 in)
    Weight
        VARI‑B(H) 13.0 kg (28.7 lbs)
        VARI‑B(H)+E 24.7 kg (54.5 lbs)
        VARI‑B(H)+E+E 36.4 kg (80.3 lbs)
    Color
        Enclosure:    VARI‑B(H) and -E RAL9007 (gray aluminum)
        Grill:    VARI‑B(H) and -E RAL9006 (white aluminum)
    Operating temperature -25 °C to 55 °C (-13 °F to 131 °F)
    Storage and transport temperature -40 ºC to +70 ºC (-40 ºF to +158 ºF)
    Relative humidity <95 %

    Images

     
  • Certificates (3)
     
  • Documents (6)
     
  • Software & Support (2)
    Title Type Language
    EASE data package ZIP
    VARI-Control software ZIP
     
 

Product variants

LA3-VARI-B Osnovna jedinica niza var. smjera

Active vari‑directional array loudspeaker.

Commercial Type No.: LA3-VARI-B
Product No.: F.01U.354.642;F.01U.126.624

 
LA3-VARI-BH Osnovna jedinica niza var. smjera, koak.

Active vari‑directional array loudspeaker with coaxial drivers for improved high frequency response.

Commercial Type No.: LA3-VARI-BH
Product No.: F.01U.354.643;F.01U.126.625

 
 
LA3-VARI-E Jedinica proširenja niza var. smjera

Active vari‑directional array extension, to be used with a base unit to increase the coverage distance. A maximum of two extension units can be used with a base unit.

Commercial Type No.: LA3-VARI-E
Product No.: F.01U.354.644;F.01U.126.626

 

Accessories

LA3-VARI-CM VARI-DIRECTIONAL ARRAY, COBRANET MODULE

LA3-VARI-CM VARI-DIRECTIONAL ARRAY, COBRANET MODULE

CobraNet module for connecting the vari‑directional array to a CobraNet network. The module must be mounted inside the base unit.

Commercial Type No.: LA3-VARI-CM
Product No.: F.01U.354.646;F.01U.127.020

 
LA3-VARI-CS Vari-directional array configuration set

LA3-VARI-CS Vari-directional array configuration set

Configuration set for the vari‑directional array contents: USB to RS‑485 converter, USB cable (1.8 m) for connection to the PC USB port and RS-485 connection cable (5 m) for connection to the vari‑directional array.

Commercial Type No.: LA3-VARI-CS
Product No.: F.01U.126.627;F.01U.354.645