Intellivox DSX500

Active Beam Shaping Self Powered Column Loudspeaker Array

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The Intellivox-DSX500 is the flagship of the slim line Intellivox DSX range. With an acoustic length in excess of 4 m the Intellivox-DSX500 not only offers long throw capability but also greater control at lower frequencies. A single Intellivox-DSX500 is capable of covering an area up to 70 m while maintaining an even sound pressure level. The twenty eight, custom designed, 4” loudspeakers and eight 1 " dome tweeters are driven by a sixteen channel class-D amplifier, powered by a sophisticated switched mode power supply, all of which combine to ensure years of reliable operation. The loudspeakers themselves are arranged in accordance with our patented algorithm.

The dome tweeters in the DSX units not only improve the horizontal coverage at high frequencies but also enhance the subjective sound quality of the system for both speech and music.

An extensive set of surveillance functions have also been implemented to meet the stringent demands of typical Voice Alarm (life safety) applications.

The unit can be controlled using our proprietary WinControl software which offers user friendly control of the beam steering parameters, audio processing and surveillance features. The increased low-mid frequency control offered by the array makes the Intellivox-DSX500  suitable for easy and unobtrusive implementation in very large, highly reverberant and architecturally sensitive environments. The low frequency response of the system can be easily extended using a JBL sub woofer system.

 

Features

  • Superb Speech Intelligibility
  • Slim Unobtrusive Design
  • Extended Frequency Response - up to 18kHz
  • Higher Fidelity
  • Wide Horizontal Dispersion
  • Vertical Beam Shaping (DDS Technology)
  • 32-bit floating point DSP
  • Control of Vertical Beam Shaping
  • Dual Line Inputs
  • Volume Control
  • Delay (up to 20 seconds)
  • 8 band parametric EQ
  • 8 user definable, password protected presets on board (recallable through third party control devices)
  • AVC (Automatic Volume Control) via build-in ambient mic.
  • Upgradeable firmware
  • Network Ready
  • Integral Surveillance
  • Simulation via DDA, Catt-Acoustic, Odeon and EASE4.3
 

Applications

  • Transport Hubs
  • Large Places of Worship
  • Lecture Halls and Theatres
  • Large Conference Facilities
  • Atriums
  • Museums
 

Options

  • External Ambient Noise and Temperature Sensor
  • Input section with 1 x 0dBV and 1 x 100V
  • Input section with 2 x 100V
  • Full range of mounting accessories
  • Color matching service

Downloads

  Version Language Size Uploaded
Data Sheets
Intellivox DSX500 Datasheet
updated: Apr 29, 2019
    1.23 MB Apr 29, 2019
Manuals
Intellivox 115 - 500 Installation Manual
updated: Oct 31, 2019
    5.51 MB Oct 31, 2019
Brochures
Intellivox Brochure
updated: Oct 03, 2019
    23 MB Oct 03, 2019
Full Line 2015 Catalog
updated: Jan 11, 2020
    11.7 MB Jan 11, 2020
Commercial Sound Full Line 2015 Catalog
updated: Oct 21, 2019
    2.02 MB Oct 21, 2019
CAD Drawings
Standard Series Drawings PDF
updated: Oct 18, 2019
    2.37 MB Oct 18, 2019
Standard Series Drawings DWG
updated: Oct 18, 2019
    3.98 MB Oct 18, 2019
Bim Objects
Intellivox BIM Files
updated: Oct 18, 2019
    4.17 MB Oct 18, 2019
Software
DDA (Digital Directivity Analysis)
version 5.1 (License free), updated: Apr 20, 2020
5.1 (License free)     207 MB Apr 20, 2020
AXYS Bridge Preference Pane
updated: Feb 24, 2020
    137 KB Feb 24, 2020
WinControl with RAPID DDS™
version 2p96, updated: Feb 10, 2020
2p96     56.3 MB Feb 10, 2020
SketchUp plug-in
version 2019, updated: Feb 10, 2020
2019     746 KB Feb 10, 2020
Intellivox Network Control Software
updated: Feb 10, 2020
    137 KB Feb 10, 2020
Ease Data
Intellivox EASE GLL
updated: Oct 31, 2019
    5.43 MB Oct 31, 2019
Intellivox EASE DLL
updated: Oct 18, 2019
    3.78 MB Oct 18, 2019
DDA Library Installer
updated: Oct 31, 2019
    1.95 MB Oct 31, 2019
DDA Library Installer
updated: Oct 31, 2019
    1.95 MB Oct 31, 2019
Install Guides
Install Manual DC/DS/DSH/DSX 115 - 500
updated: Apr 29, 2019
    5.51 MB Apr 29, 2019
Accessories
Intellivox Accessories
updated: Oct 03, 2019
    2.35 MB Oct 03, 2019

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Specifications

Maximum SPL (1m) Continuous : 96 dBSPL (A-weighed at 30 m)
Peak : 99 dBSPL (A-weighed at 30 m)
Drivers 28 x 4” full range
8 x 1” horn loaded dome tweeter
Enclosure stainless steel (AISI 304) with epoxy coating
Color Enclosure and grill : RAL 9010 (white)
Speaker baffle : RAL 9011 (black)
Optional Accessories Multiple optional accessories available. Please see spec sheet or your local dealer for more info.

Accessories

JBL Intellivox Software | Understanding Intellivox Aiming Technologies and Software Types
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Aiming Technology
Speakers
Software
DDC™
Digital Directivity Control™ provides beam-STEERING, based on aiming parameters.
DC models
WinControl – Allows you to set the DDC beam-STEERING settings. This same software communicates with and uploads the settings to the speaker(s)

DDS™
Complex Digital Directivity Synthesis™ provides complex room coverage via beam-SHAPING. The shaping algorithm is based on a model of the room or listening space, resulting in consistent SPL and consistent frequency response from place to place within the listening space.
DS & DSX models
FOR LESS COMPLEX LISTENING SPACES:
WinControl™ – RAPID DDS™ (which is built into WinControl) selects the right DDS™ settings based on basic room and usage parameters. This same software then uploads the setting file to the speaker(s) by pressing “Apply”.

FOR MORE COMPLEX LISTENING SPACES:
DDA™ (Digital Directivity Analysis™) for modeling a listening space and computing DDS beam-SHAPING algorithms. Plus, WinControl™ for uploading the settings file to the speaker(s).
 
Software Systems
Speakers
WinControl™
  • Directly controls DDC™-driven products for: 1) aiming axis, 2) opening angle, and 3) focus distance. 
  • It is also used to set other audio parameters, including 8 parametric EQ bands, delay, AVC (automatic volume control) functions, volume level, surveillance related parameters, pilot tone detection, priority switching, 8 full presets, and more. 
  • Enables the upload of DDA™-calculated DDS™ directivity files to the speakers. 
  • RAPID DDS™ allows creation of DDS™ files to speakers without having to use DDA™.
DC, DS and DSX Models

DDA™
  • Integrates geometric modeling, direct sound prediction, statistical room acoustic prediction, graphic visualization, radiation pattern optimization and generation of output filter files.
  • The file is transferred to WinControl™ for uploading to the DSP-units of the speakers.
DDA supports all products (DC, DS and DSX) but you can only export beam SHAPING settings for DS and DSX.


 



 



 



 

 

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Active Beam Shaping Self Powered Column Loudspeaker Array