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HK Audio goes iPad with the new LUCAS NANO 608i compact PA system
HK Audio’s award-winning LUCAS NANO family of portable crossover PAs is expanding with another ground-breaking creation: LUCAS NANO 608i, the first high-end, all-in-one system with an iPad-enabled wireless mixer and Bluetooth technology built in.
The eight-channel digital mixer integrated into LUCAS NANO 608i's subwoofer can be controlled in two ways, either directly on the 608i itself using conventional knobs, or wirelessly via a free dedicated iPad app, which opens up a vast new world of professional wireless mixing options.
Signals are easily shaped with professional-grade features such as fully parametric ‘drawable’ EQs, compressors and high-quality reverb programs. All adjustments can be made in the more sophisticated ‘Expert Mode’ or in the intuitive ‘Easy Mode’, and then stored at will.
Weighing in at just 16.3kg, LUCAS NANO 608i’s chic looks and discreet profile couple with crystal clear response and superior full range sounds to make it the perfect PA for a huge variety of occasions and stages. What’s more, the system’s extraordinary flexibility means it can be deployed as a slim mono column, a classic stereo set-up or as a twin stereo system.
LUCAS NANO 608i is ideal for solo musicians, small groups and entertainers (who can use the app for iPad to mix their sound directly from the stage without having to go off and fiddle with the PA itself), for monitoring electronic drum kits, home use, and for DJs – who will lap up the system’s convenient streaming capabilities (courtesy of Bluetooth wireless technology).
Rüdiger Forse, HK Audio’s senior product manager, said: “LUCAS NANO 608i is hardware and software in perfect harmony. The app for iPad is so intuitive and valuable for every kind of performer, the way you can watch and touch your mix is going to revolutionise stages across the world.
“Plus, the 608i packs an astonishingly powerful sonic punch, despite its light weight and diminutive dimensions. Thanks to our pioneering multi-cell transformer and anti-resonance bracing technologies, this little giant delivers a rich, thick low-end response and superior top end, meaning LUCAS NANO 608i can be used to cover even large rooms with ease. This truly is the next generation of crossover PA.”
LUCAS NANO 608i is receiving its exclusive worldwide premiere at the 2016 NAMM show in Anaheim, California. To experience LUCAS NANO 608i in the flesh, visit the booth of Korg – HK Audio’s North American distributors – at Hall A Booth #6440.
21st January 2016
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