Acoustic Image Announces the Doubleshot Speaker Cabinet
After unveiling the Upshot two years ago, Acoustic Image has expanded their speaker cabinet line with the Doubleshot. The cab is described as “the world’s lightest 2×10” and features two opposing side-firing woofers with a single five-inch midrange driver. Housed in a compact enclosure, the unit weighs just 15 pounds.
“Doubleshot’s design takes full advantage of physics to maximize volume and breadth of frequency range, “ Acoustic Image Founder and Designer Rick Jones explains. “What’s more, the 180-degree sidefiring configuration, plus the added frontfiring wave of the midrange driver, result in true omnidirectional sound. The soundstage is huge, giving it a ‘coming from everywhere’ sound.”
Acoustic Image is also offering the Doubleshot in a combo form with three options of their 600-watt Clarus amplifier: the SL with one channel and no effects, the SL-R with one channel plus effects, and the SL-2 with two channels and no effects.
The Doubleshot cabinet will be available with a street price of $599, while the combo deal with a Clarus head ranges from $1,299 to $1,499. It will be shipping in September with all pre-order sales being reduced by $100.
Acoustic Image DoubleShot Cabinet Features:
|Designed for acoustic and electric instruments including bass, guitar and keyboards|
|Compact, highly portable, cylindrical shape fits in a backpack for transport|
|12 inches diameter, 11 inches wide, 15 pounds, small enough to fit in airline overhead storage bin or under seat|
|Two 10-inch broad frequency range custom side-firing drivers; One 5-inch forward firing midrange driver with level switch|
|Two-way asymmetric crossover|
|Omnidirectional sound fills the bandstand and venue|
|Bumpers allow compact amp head to mount on cabinet|
|Rated at 4 ohms, 600W|