Genelec 1238CF Tri-amplified DSP Monitoring System

Genelec 1238CF Tri-amplified DSP Monitoring System

Genelec 1238CF Tri-amplified DSP Monitoring System

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Genelec 1238CF Tri-amplified DSP Monitoring System

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Product Highlights

  • Suited for Recording & Mastering Suites
  • Direct Control Waveguide Technology
  • Excellent Stereo Imaging
  • Accurate Off & On Axis Frequency Balance
  • Tri-Amplified Power Distribution
  • Free-Standing or Flush Wall Mount Design
  • Active DSP Circuitry
  • GLM Software Controlled
  • Versatile Crossover Controls
  • Ideal with Genelec 8200/7200 Series
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  • 1Description

The Genelec 1238CF Tri-amplified DSP Monitoring System is a single, full-range active speaker cabinet intended to provide flat, mid-field monitoring in professional recording studios, feature film studios, mastering suites and post production studios alike. The Genelec 1238CF's tri-amplified design yields extensive DSP (Digital Signal Processing) and flexible control with Genelec's Loudspeaker Manager software (GLM). Easily network the 1238CF with additional Genelec monitors such as the 8200/7200 series. The speaker is also optimized for use with single or multiple subwoofers in mid-sized control rooms.

Genelec's proprietary Directivity Control Waveguide (DCW) technology is credited for its accurate and detailed stereo imaging and balanced frequency response at both on and off axis. Versatile crossover controls allow for precise matching of the loudspeaker system to different acoustic conditions. The speaker's cabinet is designed with easy access release hinges, making amplifier maintenance easy. Its painted MDF construction is heavily braced to eliminate resonance and structural noise.

Compact three-way DSP monitoring with tri-amplified design
Compatible with proprietary Genelec Loudspeaker Manager (GLM) control software
Can be combined with Genelec 8200/7200 Series products in the same control network
Optimized for systems utilizing one or multiple subwoofers in medium sized control rooms and suited for music recording studios, film and video post-production and general broadcasting monitoring as well as for mastering suites.
Performs well as a free-standing monitor and flush mounted into the control room wall (must properly ventilated)
The Directivity Control Waveguide (DCW) Technology developed by Genelec provides excellent stereo imaging and frequency balance even in difficult acoustic environments.
Versatile crossover controls allow for precise matching of the loudspeaker system to different acoustic conditions
Amplifier unit is mounted into the enclosure with vibration isolators which also act as quick release hinges making maintenance operations very easy and straightforward
Constructed of painted MDF, which is heavily braced to eliminate structural resonances
In the Box
Genelec 1238CF Tri-amplified DSP Monitoring System
  • 2 Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    System Specifications
    Filter Lower cut-off frequency, -3 dB: < / - 55Hz
    Upper cut-off frequency, -3 dB: > / - 20kHz
    Frequency Response 57Hz - 20kHz (± 2.0dB)
    SPL Maximum short term sine wave acoustic output on axis in half space, averaged from 100Hz to 3kHz: @ 1m > 117 dB SPL
    Maximum long term RMS acoustic output in same conditions with IEC weighted noise (limited by driver unit protection circuit: @ 1m > 107dB SPL
    Maximum peak acoustic output per pair with music material: @ 2m > 124dB
    Noise Self generated noise level in half space at 1 m on axis (A-weighted): < / - 15dB
    THD Harmonic distortion at 90dB SPL at 1m on axis
    Freq: 60 - 100Hz > 100Hz
    < 1 %
    < 0.5 %
    Drivers Bass: 8" (210mm) cone x2
    Mid-range: 5" (125mm) cone
    Treble: 1" (25mm) metal dome
    All drivers are magnetically shielded
    Power Bass amplifier short term output power: 150W at 4 Ohm load
    Mid-range amplifier short term output power: 120W at 8 Ohm load
    Treble amplifier short term output power: 120W at 8 Ohm load

    Long term output power is limited by driver unit protection circuitry
    Slew Rate 80 V/us
    THD Amplifier system THD at nominal output: < 0.05 %
    Signal to Noise Ratio Bass: >/- 100dB
    Mid-range: >/- 100dB
    Treble: >/- 100dB
    Power Supply Mains voltage: 100/200 or 115/230V
    Mains voltage operating range: -10 to +6%
    Power consumption (average):
    Idle: 23VA
    Full Output: 330VA
    Connectors Digital signal input connector: XLR female 110k Ohm, AES/EBU Single Wire or Dual Wire
    Digital signal output / Thru connector: XLR male 110k Ohm, AES/EBU Single Wire or Dual Wire
    Analog signal input connector: XLR female, balanced 10k Ohm, pin 1 gnd, pin 2 +, pin 3 -
    Digital Audio Resolution Word length: 16 - 24 Bits
    Sample rate: 32 - 192kHz
    Control Interface Type: Proprietary GLM network
    Connection: 2x RJ45, CAT5 cables
    Calibration System calibration: AutoCal, GLM manual, Stand-alone
    Crossover Bass/Mid: 420Hz
    Mid/Treble: 2.8kHz
    GLM Software frequency response adjustment:
    Notch filters: 4 LF and 2 HF
    Shelving filters: 2 LF and 2HF
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 18.50 x 24 x 10.11" (610 x 470 x 257mm)
    Weight 93 lb (42kg)

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