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JM-1PArrayable Loudspeaker


JM-1P

Redefining Point Source Systems

Extremely Tight Pattern Control

The technology of the JM-1P provides a versatility few other loudspeakers can match. The new horn design combined with Meyer Sound's patented REM ribbon emulation manifold, yields extremely tight pattern control.

Pattern Control for Low Distortion

Very little interaction between horns, and single cabinets or pairs of cabinets can be deployed to deliver coverage only to desired areas, resulting in minimal reflections off of walls and other surfaces, or interactions with other parts of the sound system.

Both Corporate and Sports Venue Applications

JM-1P is an excellent tool for corporate AV applications desiring a sound system that is simple to set up and use, yet impressively clean and powerful, as well as for distributed systems in sports venues where strict control of dispersion is required.

Proprietary Meyer Sound Technology

The JM-1P arrayable loudspeaker combines Meyer Sound's famed clarity of sound and robust, self-powered performance with our latest breakthroughs in horn design, rigging and loudspeaker control to produce an extremely easy-to-use, highly versatile arrayable loudspeaker system powerful enough to act as a main system, but flexible enough to serve in any number of supporting roles whether horizontal or vertical, flown or stacked.


Technology Designed for Horizontal Control

Tight Packing for Clean Sightlines

Constructed of premium birch plywood, the durable JM-1P enclosure is coated with a black textured, hard-shell finish.

Provides Fill for Larger Systems

While the JM-1P provides an outstanding main system in small to medium venues, it is also an excellent choice to provide center or sidefill support in larger systems. With its precisely controlled horn coverage, it is easy to position the JM-1P to provide clear sound to areas not fully reached by the main system, while minimizing unwanted interactions and room reflections.

Galileo Presets for Quick Setup

The JM-1P's rigging and precise coverage do most of the work, but we've developed preset snapshots in Compass control software for Galileo for some of the most common scenarios, in which the JM-1P is used as a main system stacked on top of 700-HP subwoofers.

Customizable Trapezoidal Cabinet

The JM-1P’s durable trapezoidal enclosure has a textured, hard-shell black finish. A hex-stamped, steel grille with acoustical black mesh protects the unit's drivers. Other options include weather protection and custom color finishes for fixed installations and applications with specific cosmetic requirements.

    

Tight Packing for Clean Sightlines

Constructed of premium birch plywood, the durable JM-1P enclosure is coated with a black textured, hard-shell finish.

 

Provides Fill for Larger Systems

While the JM-1P provides an outstanding main system in small to medium venues, it is also an excellent choice to provide center or sidefill support in larger systems. With its precisely controlled horn coverage, it is easy to position the JM-1P to provide clear sound to areas not fully reached by the main system, while minimizing unwanted interactions and room reflections.

 

Galileo Presets for Quick Setup

The JM-1P's rigging and precise coverage do most of the work, but we've developed preset snapshots in Compass control software for Galileo for some of the most common scenarios, in which the JM-1P is used as a main system stacked on top of 700-HP subwoofers.

 

Customizable Trapezoidal Cabinet

The JM-1P’s durable trapezoidal enclosure has a textured, hard-shell black finish. A hex-stamped, steel grille with acoustical black mesh protects the unit's drivers. Other options include weather protection and custom color finishes for fixed installations and applications with specific cosmetic requirements.

 

Solutions

JM-1P in use

PLACES OF WORSHIP

We're delighted that the Meyer Sound system gives us the headroom, clarity, and punch to involve the whole congregation in not only our music but our pastor's teaching as well. What comes through is clearly intelligible and absolutely natural. Many PAs give voices a boxy, amplified characteristic, but with the JM-1Ps it sounds like he's standing right in front of you.

Dean BaileyTechnical Director for Highland Park Baptist Church

LIVE PERFORMANCE SPACES

The JM-1P system really has exceeded all expectations. There's not a bad seat for sound anywhere... I'm surprised by how many people stop, shake my hand, say how great it sounded, and tell me they'll be back again

Royce FarrisCEO, DeVille Enterprises, Inc.


The Self-Powered Advantage

Meyer Sound has been pioneering self-powered loudspeakers for professional installations and touring since 1995. We’ve committed to self-powered systems because we know they deliver unrivaled clarity, reliable performance, value, and ease of use.

If you’ve been thinking about investing in a self-powered system, you’ve come to the right place.

John Meyer

First, a Little History...

The story of self-powered loudspeakers is in many ways the story of Meyer Sound itself.

In the 1970s, sound reinforcement technology was inconsistent science at best, and at worst, led to show-ending failures. A young John Meyer, designing loudspeakers for San Francisco’s McCune Sound Service, wanted to bring quality and reliability to sound systems, and he knew the answer lay in self-powered loudspeakers. In 1979 Meyer founded his own speaker company; early Meyer Sound innovations include the iconic HD-1 self-powered studio monitor launched in 1989.

Today Meyer Sound offers a full range of self-powered sound reinforcement products. Meyer Sound systems can be found on tour with artists ranging from Ed Sheeran to Metallica, on Broadway and London’s West End, and in performance venues from the San Francisco Opera to the Vienna Philharmonic   not to mention sports stadiums, cruise ships, and houses of worship around the world.

HD-1

Why Self-Powered?

Self-powered loudspeakers offer several advantages over their passive counterparts when it comes to fidelity, reliability, and simplicity. The great part is, you’ll start to reap the benefits of a self-powered system before you even power up.

Ease of deployment: System set-up is so much easier when you have fewer components and fewer cables to worry about being miswired. Since self-powered loudspeakers incorporate amplification, you’ll never have to deal with matching speakers to amplifiers or connecting components. You don’t have to worry about calibration of gain and crossover setting which means more time focusing on the show. Eliminating amp racks doesn’t just streamline system deployment, it streamlines your inventory   whether you’re a rental house or a road warrior. And when you consider that the average amp rack weighs nearly 300 pounds and takes up four feet of truck space, the efficiencies get even clearer. Let alone when you want to fly the amplifier racks to get closer to the speakers, often requiring more rigging points and more motors.

Predictable, reliable operation: Internal amplification is closely matched to drivers. Because individual components have been optimized during manufacturing, you can expect consistent sound from show to show. Built-in, factory-optimized protection circuitry provides extra assurance without degrading signal quality. And, when you have less equipment, you have less risk of failure.

ULTRA X-40

Better frequency and phase response: Because self-powered loudspeakers incorporate sophisticated processing, they are calibrated to exhibit optimal response curves in key performance parameters. Active crossovers are more precise, sophisticated designs, and bi-amped systems are time aligned, eliminating phase issues. The result? Accurate sound throughout the speaker’s range, at any volume level.

Unparalleled clarity: In, self-powered floor monitors internal amplifiers are precision-matched to drivers, delivering optimal power at all times for cleaner sound. And because amps are built into loudspeaker cabinets, there’s no need for long lengths of connecting cable, which can become prone to distortion and signal loss.

Tighter transients: Since self-powered loudspeakers have very short internal cables, amps inside can more effectively dampen driver mechanical motion, which leads to better sonic accuracy and tighter, crisper transients. (And, there’s none of the loss in levels and signal quality inherent over long cable distances.)

Certified Safe: Nothing matters more than the safety of your staff and customers. Because self-powered loudspeakers incorporate amplification, they must undergo rigorous testing by Underwriters Laboratories and other international organizations to ensure they operate safely and guard against the risk of fire, electric shock, and inadequate structural design. Enjoy peace of mind knowing Meyer Sound powered products are certified by FCC, UL, CSA, CE, and CEE   the most stringent agencies in the business.

The Problems with Passive

What about passive loudspeakers? At first glance, passive systems may seem like a bargain. But we already know that passive systems require more components and accessories than powered systems. Sonically, they exhibit potential for signal loss over distances, and it is very hard to ensure consistent, optimal sound and volume as amplifiers have many variables to consider when being matched to loudspeakers, such as cable lengths and gauge as well as the number of speakers connected to the amplifier.

Passive systems are often touted as easy to service. But because powered loudspeakers are so complex to design and build, self-powered loudspeakers usually represent the top innovations from leading manufacturers   better quality translates to better reliability, which means fewer maintenance issues in the long run.

At face value, passive systems might seem less expensive and easier to maintain. But once you start adding in amps, cables, and other components   not to mention increased transport and labor costs   you’ll find that those savings just don’t add up to a better value.

Step Up to a Self-Powered System

Once you recognize all of the advantages inherent in self-powered loudspeaker systems, it’s easy to understand why the world’s top venues and productions rely on them to deliver consistently stunning sound.


JM-1P Accessories

JM-1P SINGLE FACE DOWN COVER
FDC-JM-1P
JM-1P SINGLE FACE DOWN COVERPart Number: 79.202.087.01
JM-1P SINGLE PULL OVER COVER
PC-JM
Pullover cover for a single JM-1P standing up on a MDB-JM1 dolly boardPart Number: 79.202.035.01
M1D 0.4m LOOP AC CORD 2.5mm CE
CBL-PWRCN-LOOP
PowerCON looping cable for JM-1P, M'elodie, MINA, and M1Ds - 2.5 sq mm, 0.35 m long, CEPart Number: 28.115.032.02
M1D 15″ LOOP AC CORD,12GA,SJOOW,UL/CSA
CBL-PWRCN-LOOP
PowerCON looping cable for JM-1P, M'elodie, MINA, and M1Ds - 12 gauge, 15" long, ULPart Number: 28.115.032.01
MDB-JM1 DOLLY BOARD, PINNABLE
MDB-JM1
dolly board - used to transport a single JM-1P, pinnablePart Number: 40.202.033.01
MPA-JM1 PICK UP PLATE KIT
MPA-JM1
pickup array plate for hanging up to four JM-1Ps arrayed horizontallyPart Number: 40.202.053.01
MTG-JM1 TOP GRID KIT
MTG-JM1
TOP grid - allows up to 6 JM-1Ps to be flown verticallyPart Number: 40.202.054.01
PWRCN LOOP CA,1.0M,SJTO-H07RN,13GA US/CE
CBL-PWRCN-LOOP
PowerCON looping cable for Leopard, JM-1P, M'elodie, MINA and M1Ds 13 gauge, 1m long UL/ CEPart Number: 28.115.032.03
UPQ-1P EYE BOLT KIT
EBK-UPQ-JM-1P
M10 eye bolt kit - used for JM-1P and UPQ rigging frames for a single cabinetPart Number: 40.185.013.01