Pro Audio Legends: An interview with Ralph Heinz of Renkus-Heinz

The success of Renkus-Heinz is a family affair, with three generations of the Heinz family, as well as a number of veteran employees of more than 20 years working together at the company’s headquarters in Foothill Ranch, CA, where the majority of the company’s products are still designed and manufactured in-house. Ralph Heinz joined the […]

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Metal and Mettle: The Rise and Rise of Mark Lewis

In just over 15 years, producer and guitarist Mark Lewis has run up one of the most enviable — and loudest — discographies in rock. He has tracked, mixed, produced, and/or mastered records for a spectrum of metal’s heaviest bands, including Trivium, Bury Your Dead, Whitechapel, Chimaira, Battlecross, Cannibal Corpse, Megadeth, The Black Dahlia Murder, […]

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PULSE 15 Bass Cab UPGRADE

‘My band has a replica of an Acoustic Amp 408 cabinet, it dates back to the seventies. The original speakers were a mix of types and brands, but basically these were 15” speakers rating at 75W each. The cab sounded great with our bass player’s vintage Ampeg Blueline SVT head and the Aguilar DB751 head. […]

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Gordon Kennedy on the Calling of Music and the Sound of Celestion

Songwriter and guitarist Gordon Kennedy has brought his family’s musical legacy to bear on an enviable and influential Nashville career. His father Jerry Kennedy was a legend in his own right, playing guitar and Dobro with superstars such as Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Roger Miller. Gordon has won two Grammys, the first being […]

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The Triple Cone Full Range LIVE Response Speaker

The F12M-150 Triple Cone is a new guitar speaker designed for use with profiling amps, modeling software, impulse responses, and the technology for emulating guitar amps and speaker cabinets. Digital tone-emulation technology is more popular than ever, and guitarists who use it require full-range, flat and accurate output. General-purpose pro audio speakers (as in powered […]

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Designing HF Horns on the Move with the Celestion Horn Wizard App

HornWizard is a mobile and desktop application, and a portal into Celestion’s powerful horn design software. It enables the user to test a basic concept design, using just a few parameters, to determine whether particular horn specification could work in practice. HornWizard has been developed to introduce systems engineers to Celestion’s horn design capabilities. In […]

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Axi2050 Axiperiodic Wideband Compression Driver

The new Axi2050 from Celestion is the latest and most sophisticated realization of Celestion’s mission to reproduce broad frequency ranges using a single driver, avoiding the sonic pitfalls inherent in crossovers. The Axi2050 applies this philosophy to the midrange and treble parts of the input signal, offering smooth reproduction of frequencies from 300Hz to 20kHz. […]

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The world’s first Full Range Live Response speaker

The F12-X200 is the world’s first Full Range LIVE Response guitar speaker. For guitar players who use modelling and profiling amps, a full range flat response loudspeaker is viewed as highly desirable for delivering the output of your emulated set-up in all its glory. While this can provide an impressive amount of detail and fidelity, […]

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