Alcons LR24 Pro-Ribbon Line-Array Nominated At Debut PIPA Awards

Alcons LR24 Pro-Ribbon Line-Array Nominated At Debut PIPA Awards

March, 2014

In the 15th year of the annual Musikmesse International Press Award (MIPA), a brand new ‘sister’ awards scheme has been announced which recognises excellence in the professional lighting and sound industry. One of the debut nominees is the Alcons Audio LR24 pro-ribbon line array.

As with the MIPA scheme for the musical instrument industry, voted for by over 100 magazines from across the globe, the Prolight+Sound International Press Awards (PIPA) will determine the best professional sound and lighting products of 2013/14.

The winners will be presented during the Prolight+Sound show in Frankfurt and, with MIPA claimed to be the ‘Grammies of the MI industry’, it is expected that PIPA will attain a similar status.

The Alcons LR24 has been nominated for a PIPA in the Concert Sound category, recognising the innovation which allows it to deliver the same SPL as equivalent products in the larger-format line array category, but with up to 90% less distortion.

Utilising the company’s pro-ribbon technology, LR24 sets a new benchmark in terms of SPL, projection control and sound quality. It features the purpose-designed RBN1402rsr, 2000W 14” pro-ribbon transducer, with independent measurement tests clearly showing the technical superiority of the product.

Alcons-LR24-PIPA-award“We are really pleased that the technical advance of LR24 has been recognised by being nominated for a PIPA, especially from so many publications from across the globe,” says Alcons co-founder Tom Back. “Prolight+Sound Frankfurt marks the official market introduction of the LR24 system, so being able to kick-off with this nomination will give it a definite head start.”

Visitors to Prolight+Sound 2014 will be able to hear for themselves why the LR24 has been nominated for a PIPA, with Alcons hosting off-site demonstrations of the product on the afternoons of Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th March. Reservations can be made or at the Alcons Prolight+Sound stand at Hall 8, G60.

The PIPA ceremony takes place in Hall 5.0 on Thursday 13th March at 6.30pm. More information can be found at

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