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For the past 60 years or so, speaker systems have had such an obvious design flaw, it's a wonder that we've all put up with it...... Because the Vertical coverage pattern is symmetrical, equal energy is directed above and below the center axis. Yet the audience, without exception, is all below the center axis line, on the floor, not on the ceiling.

Wright Directed Coverage speakers direct the sound down to the audience, not up on the walls and ceiling. This has a 2 fold advantage:

1. More energy is sent to the listeners so it is more efficient.

2. Less reverberation is caused by sending energy to reflecting surfaces of walls and ceiling.

This makes all other speakers obsolete.


DIRECTED COVERAGE

In spite of the fact that nearly everything about sound system design was discovered prior to 1948, a few developments took longer.

New magnet materials (Neodymium), better voice coil materials, and MUCH better amplifier designs and components plus digital audio technology. But the basic design of drivers, speakers & horns has not really changed very much.

The concept of "constant directivity" had not occurred to these original designers. It was introduced in 1975 by ElectroVoice and various versions have been made by nearly every manufacturer since.

Until now, Directed Coverage had also remained undiscovered. When you look at the problem, it is hard to understand why no one realized that all the audience is on the floor, not on the ceiling. This simple shifting downward of the pattern shape solves all of the aiming problems of conventional horns

 Old style symmetrical horn aimed at middle row:

Fails to cover back row at all.

 

 Old style symmetrical horn aimed at back row:

Fails to cover front row.

Too much splatter on walls and ceiling.

 

 Wright "Directed Coverage" horn aimed at back row:

Covers all rows evenly.

Minimal splatter on walls and ceiling.

Directs The Sound Where You Want It

Conventional horns are typically 40° vertical, but since half of this is above the center axis, they are really only 20° of useable vertical coverage. Because WRIGHT DC horns are directed downward, they have a full 40° of useable vertical coverage. This means more sound to the audience.


D12 . . . List Price $439.00 - each

12" two-way directed coverage system

  • LF Speaker:  12" transducer
  • HF Driver: 1" throat, bolt on

The D12 12" two-way compact speaker is a favorite for most general music and speech applications. Its 12" two-way design produces limited low frequencies in a transportable enclosure.

  • Single strap handle
  • 2 1/4" plus 2 Speakon input connectors
  • Rear access for HF diaphragm replacement

 Applications

  • Front of house
  • Mid / high pack when used with subwoofer
  • Full range instrument stage monitor
 
Model Frequency Range Sensitivity (1w/1m) Nominal
Coverage
Power
Handling
Max
SPL
Nominal
Impedance
Dimensions
(HxWxD)
Weight
D-12 45Hz to 20kHz 98 dB 90°x40° directed down 300 W 132 dB 8 ohms 27.75" x 16" x 14" 32 lbs

D15 . . . List Price $488.00 - each

15" two-way directed coverage system

  • LF Speaker:  15" transducer
  • HF Driver: 1" throat, bolt on

The D15 15" two-way compact speaker is a favorite for most general music and speech applications. Its 15" two-way design produces extended low frequencies in a transportable enclosure.

  • Dual recessed handles
  • 2 1/4" plus 2 Speakon input connectors
  • Rear access for HF diaphragm replacement

Applications

  • Front of house
  • Mid / high pack when used with subwoofer
  • Full range instrument stage monitor
 
Model Frequency Range Sensitivity (1w/1m) Nominal
Coverage
Power
Handling
Max
SPL
Nominal
Impedance
Dimensions
(HxWxD)
Weight
D-15 39Hz to 20kHz 101 dB 90°x40° directed down 400 W 131 dB 8 ohms 30.5" x 18.5" x 15" 42 lbs