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HMS-12 High Power Cinema Surround Loudspeaker

Unique ref.: meyer-sound-hms-12
Brand: Meyer Sound
Product family: Loudspeakers
Product group: Ultra Series
Date of publishing: 2019-04-25
Edition number: 1
Type: Object (single object)
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The HMS-12’s transducers include one 12-inch low-frequency, long-excursion cone driver and one 3-inch diaphragm high-frequency compression driver on a symmetrical, constant-directivity 100-degree horn.

Features & Benefits

  • Exceptional fidelity and extended high-frequency performance
  • Constant-Q horn yields uniform response throughout coverage area
  • Extraordinarily flat amplitude and phase responses for tonal accuracy
  • Seamless integration with Acheron screen channel loudspeakers
  • External DC power affords the flexibility of lengthy cable runs without conduits
  • Mounts on walls or ceilings with optional wall-mount brackets (fixed or adjustable), hinge bracket, U-bracket, or half-yoke


  • Cinemas and theaters
  • Screening rooms
  • Surround mixing for production and post production facilities
  • Immersive surround applications

The loudspeaker shall be a self-powered, full-range system with an onboard 2-channel amplifier and internal processing that shall include equalization, phase correction, signal division, and driver protection. Transducers shall include one 12-inch long-excursion cone driver and one 3-inch diaphragm compression driver. The crossover point shall be 840 Hz.

Performance specifications, measured at 1/3-octave resolution, for a typical production unit shall be: operating frequency range, 59 Hz to 18 kHz; phase response, 240 Hz to 18 kHz ±45 degrees; linear peak SPL, measured with pink noise, 126 dB at 1 meter, free field. Coverage shall be 100-degree horizontal by 100-degree vertical. The loudspeaker shall be equipped with a single Phoenix 5-pin male connector (two pins for DC power and three pins for balanced audio). Power requirements for the loudspeaker shall be a Meyer Sound MPS-488HP IntelligentDC power supply.

Components shall be mounted in a multi-ply hardwood enclosure with a black textured finish. The cabinet shall include rear attachment points for optional mounting. The grille shall be an acoustically transparent, detachable, black cloth-covered frame. Dimensions for the loudspeaker shall be 16.80 inches wide x 25.12 inches high x 9.78 inches deep (427 mm x 638 mm x 248 mm) without mounting bracket. Weight shall be 43 lbs (19.5 kg).

The loudspeaker shall be the Meyer Sound HMS-12

Keyword: Loudspeaker, Loudspeakers, Surround Loudspeaker, Surround Loudspeakers

Material main: Birch
Material secondary: Plywood
Designed in: United States
Manufactured in: United States

BIMobject Category: Electronics - Audio
Uniclass 1.4 Code: L76116
Uniclass 1.4 Description: Loudspeakers
Uniclass 2.0 Code: PR-75-06-49
Uniclass 2.0 Description: Loudspeakers
Uniclass 2015 Code: Pr_70_75_36_50
Uniclass 2015 Description: Loudspeakers
NBS Reference Code: 75-06-49
NBS Reference Description: Loudspeakers
CSI MasterFormat 2014 Code: 27 24 23
CSI MasterFormat 2014 Title: Audio-Video Devices
OmniClass Number: 23-37 15 29 11 13
OmniClass Title: Loudspeakers
This product is available in:
North America
  • United States

BIMobject SEEK Properties

Electronics - Audio

Name Value
Depth 9.78
Height 25.12
Width 16.8

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