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90 Years of Innovation

TANNOY is perhaps most renowned for developing the first true point-source transducer the Dual Concentric driver. First developed in 1947, the technology has been subject to constant evolution and refinement over successive decades, taking advantage of new materials, manufacturing methods and acoustic research.

TANNOY Dual Concentric Driver Technology

Dual Concentric Driver Technology

TANNOY is renowned for developing the first true point-source transducer the Dual Concentric driver. First developed in 1947, the technology has been subject to constant evolution and refinement over successive decades, taking advantage of new materials, manufacturing methods and ongoing acoustic research.
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TANNOY Dual Concentric Compression Driver

Dual Concentric Compression Driver

The MF/HF transducer loads into a large & proprietary designed common horn. There is a huge advantage here in comparison to acoustic sources hitherto used with horns which consist of an HF compression driver and a separate midrange compression driver, each with its own horn.
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ICT Driver Technology

The point-source configuration of the TANNOY ICT driver’s mid-bass and tweeter sections ensures a wide and controlled dispersion for optimum coverage. By utilising a wireless electromagnetic tweeter that does not require a crossover and cannot be burned out from heavy or abusive use, this drive unit addresses the two most common component failures experienced in background music and sound reinforcement systems – the tweeter and the crossover.
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TANNOY Ogive Phase Plug

Ogive Phase Plug

The term Ogive refers to the mathematical definition of the streamlined, ‘rocket cone’ shaped phase plug in the centre of the waveguide assembly, whose function is to ensure that energy continues to be delivered through the waveguide in the highest frequency ranges.
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TANNOY Omnimagnet Technology

Omnimagnet Technology

In a completely new interpretation of TANNOY’s proprietary point-source drive unit design philosophy, the revolutionary Omnimagnet design makes use of a single shared magnet assembly to drive both the high frequency and low frequency voice coils, ensuring much closer physical alignment and improved coherence.
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TANNOY Q-Centric Waveguide

Q-Centric Waveguide

The Q-Centric Waveguide provides the best of both worlds – true point source combined with a new horn design, resulting in less unwanted shading effects and optimised horizontal dispersion.
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TANNOY Torus Ogive Waveguide

Torus Ogive Waveguide

The Torus Ogive’s shallower profile and more aggressive flare rate allows rapid expansion of the acoustic wavefront through the mouth of the bass driver.
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TANNOY High Frequency Torus Dome

High Frequency Torus Dome

The high frequency Torus dome is an integral part of the high frequency diaphragm in the latest iteration of the Dual Concentric. The term Torus refers to the special donut shape of the HF diaphragm.
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TANNOY FAST: Innovative Passive Crossover Design

FAST: Innovative Passive Crossover Design

An innovative new passive crossover network design, coupled with transducer technology adapted from QFlex, gives VLS Series loudspeaker products unique acoustic performance benefits not previously seen in a passive product of this type.
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TANNOY Beam Engine

Beam Engine

The intuitive BeamEngine GUI is a Windows based program that enables a system designer to specify a target area and then generate a steering algorithm tailored for optimum coverage of that area.
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