Renowned Peabody Conservatory Chooses Genelec 8260A and 8250A Active Monitors to Tame Challenging Surround Control Room
â€” Multi-purpose control room at the world-famous Peabody Conservatory had been plagued by uneven sonic response, but the 8260Aâ€™s ability to calibrate itself to accommodate any room design proved to be the perfect solution â€”
Johns Hopkins Universityâ€™s Peabody Conservatory, which has educated some of the worldâ€™s finest musicians and whose curriculum also has an extensive professional audio training component, recently purchased and installed an entire new 5.1 surround monitoring system from Genelec, the pioneer in Active Monitoring technology for three decades.
The new system consists of an L-C-R array of three Genelec 8260A Tri-Amplified DSP Monitors, and a rear pair of 8250A Bi-Amplified DSP Monitors. Both models feature Genelecâ€™s proprietary AutoCalâ„¢ automated calibration, Genelec Loudspeaker Manager (GLMâ„¢) control network, advanced Genelec Directivity Control Waveguideâ„¢ (DCWâ„¢) and MDEâ„¢ (Minimum Diffraction Enclosureâ„¢). All five monitors are mounted on stands surrounding more