Delivering incredible power and performance, IC² is truly the most flexible loudspeaker available today.
Just one IC² can deliver as many as four individually controllable beams of sound. Array multiple IC² and you have a truly steerable line array - all dead hung from a single point.
Combining the advantages of point source design with the control and flexibility of digitally steered array technology, IC² digitally steerable loudspeaker modules and arrays offer an elegant and innovative solution to the most challenging acoustical problems. Individual driver control delivers unequalled vertical pattern control for maximum intelligibility. IC² beams can be steered up or down while the stack or array remains vertical.
Powerful and versatile, the IC² system's four 8-inch low frequency Neodymium transducers and four 1-inch throat Titanium Nitride coated HF drivers deliver powerful sound levels that belie their compact size. Whether employed individually as a stand-alone high-performance loudspeaker, ground stacked as a small array, or flown in larger, multi-cabinet arrays for even more output and greater control, IC² is an ideal solution for everything from delivering intelligible speech and cutting through crowd noise to shaking the rafters at rock concerts.
Point Source Clarity • Line Array Power
IC2 loudspeaker systems are both powerful and versatile. As a stand alone loudspeaker, the IC2 will deliver over 100 dB SPL of audiophile quality audio at 100 feet.
Digitally controlled, the output of an IC2 can be delivered as a single, well controlled, vertical beam as tight as 10 degrees or as wide as 80 degrees. The beam center can be aimed over a 60 degree vertical range, up or down by 30 degrees. Horizontal dispersion is a consistent 120 degrees.
The IC2 output can also be designed into 2, 3 or even 4 sonic beams, each having its own acoustic center and each individually shaped and aimed - all adjustable from a remote computer over a simple Ethernet connection.
When combined with other IC2 loudspeakers in a vertical stack, IC2 becomes a powerful digitally steerable line array system whose output can be precisely shaped and aimed digitally without altering the straight line configuration of the array. Conventional line arrays are aimed by changing the array’s shape into a curve or “J” configuration - shapes that are more difficult to fly and aim, occupy more space and often interfere with sightlines. IC2 arrays always stand or hang straight and tall, while providing precise control over the array’s output. Up to 20 IC2 array modules and IC212S subwoofers can be flown in a single powerful array.
• Digitally Steerable Array Technology
Steerable by +/- 30 degrees, "dead" hang the system and adjust the aiming from the RHAON control software.
• Variable Beamwidth Control
Adjustable vertical opening angle from 10 to 80 degrees per beam, even from a single cabinet. With multiple cabinets deploy beams as tight as 5 degrees for maximum control.
• Variable Acoustic Center
Place the acoustic center anywhere within the array, or for multiple beams choose multiple acoustic centers to best suit the application.
Integral DSP controlled, 8-channel Class D digital amplifiers provide 60 Hz to 20 kHz performance.
A single cabinet can deliver up to 131dB Peak SPL, over 100dB Peak at 30 meters - add even higher levels from multi-cabinet arrays.
Use as a stand-alone loudspeaker or as a line array module in ground stacked or flown line arrays.
• Advanced Transducers
Audiophile quality transducers with Neodymium magnets provide outstanding performance, reduce weight.
Garden Grove, CA | April, 2017 - "Renkus-Heinz steering technology forced me to change the way I do my designs. The IC2 is quite powerful, the sound is very clear, and with its precise beam-steering, we were able to cover everything with just two stacks and a total of four speakers. With a traditional approach, we might have needed 25 speakers—a lot more moving parts. Steering technology allowed me to keep it simple at St. Columban's, and the results have been exceptional." - David Lusk, AudioVideo Technologies, Inc.
San Juan Capistrano, CA | October, 2016 - Since opening its doors in 1980, The coach House has established itself as a landmark of the Southern California music scene. As founder Gary Folgner observes, Southern Orange County was a much different place 36 years ago. "There weren't a lot of places for live music, and we were filling a need," Folgner says.Read More
Maotai, China | July, 2016 - "The installation is fully ready for all major networking protocols – Dante, AVB and Cobranet, which means in the future it can be extended in whichever way the owner requires. Almost any possible future network transport protocol can be connected to the existing system. Put simply, the theater is a working demonstration of the principle behind AES67. If future products need to be added or if a broadcasting system, for example, needs to be integrated, then the architecture will be able to support any transport protocols that are required." - Lu Cheng, TICO Digital Group.Read More
Joplin, MO | June, 2016 - "The IC² made a lot more sense in terms of the nature of the space.The ability to create multiple beams in the RHAON II software, and to vary and aim those beams to reinforce the sound where it needs to be while avoiding hard surfaces like the walls and balcony facing, enabled us to provide consistent coverage to every part of the auditorium." - Ryan Zemke, AVL Systems DesignRead More
San Juan Capistrano, CA | August, 2015 - For more than 30 years, legendary venue The Coach House Concert Theatre in San Juan Capistrano has hosted an ongoing roster of regional and international artists. Until recently, the 480-seat hall has also struggled with a notoriously poor sounding room. As ESP Management's Brian English explains, the room's acoustical challenges have been legendary.Read More
Marquette, Michigan | July, 2015 - "What a system! No matter where you sit in the house, you get excellent sound, not just good sound." - Eric Smith, NMU Director of Broadcast and Audio Visual ServicesRead More
Moscow, Russia | July, 2015 - "The Renkus-Heinz IC2 system was the ideal choice for this venue. Because of the hall's low ceiling, hanging a line array would have been impractical. With the ICONYX steered beam technology, we were able to ground stack the system at the sides of the stage and still aim and focus the sound precisely on the audience, minimizing reflections from the walls and other surfaces." - Sergey Vashchenko, AvallonRead More
Hollywood, CA | April, 2015 - Universal Studios Hollywood's hottest new attraction, "Despicable Me Minion Mayhem," is an immersive 3D experience that includes motion, sights, and surround sound courtesy of Renkus-Heinz Iconyx IC2 digitally steered line array loudspeakers.Read More
Newport News, VA | February, 2015 - "We needed a high performance, high fidelity, system that could deliver intelligible speech in a highly reverberant space. The IC² system gave us the pattern control of a digitally steered array, but with the full range musicality and output power of a point-source array." - Tom Beaudry, Onyx AudioVisualRead More
Grove City, OH | December, 2014 - "They demonstrated the beam steering by putting us up in the balcony with the IC² cabinet on stage. We could hear it just fine. Then he opens his laptop and says, ‘Watch this,' and steers the speaker digitally so it's hitting us directly upstairs. All of a sudden, boom, there it was, with unbelievable clarity. I looked at my front of house engineer and we both said, ‘That's the one.' It was the coolest thing." - Matt Groves, Grove City ChurchRead More
Long Beach, CA | February, 2014 - "The IC2 delivers such even sound pressure level from front to back. When we did the demo, it was set up at the far end of the arena and shot down the long way. You could walk the whole space, cover the floor, and keep it a solid 98 db SPL from one side to the other." - Andy Batwinas, ElectrosonicsRead More