AUDIOFOCUS ARES 8 offers all the benefits of real line array respecting all WST criteria. Dual 8’’ Faital Pro handles low-mid frequency range while a 1,4’’ exit compression driver coupled to a waveguide provides smooth top end.


With this compact and lightweight cabinet a single operator is capable to set up individually the system of 8 elements only in ten minutes due to smart and handy rigging.

– ARES 8 is available in “Plug & Play” version with 4 preset, DSP and amplifier from Powersoft.
– For more accurate needs, a fine tuning version is equipped with an RS485 interface module working with the Armonia software also from Powersoft.
– A Bi-amp version is available with Powersoft set up and amplifiers.
– ARES 8 line array system is listed in Ease Focus database.

Key Features

  • Multi-functional FOH system
  • For audiences of 200-5000 people
  • True cylindrical dedicated wavefront
  • Sidefill/Outfill for large stages
  • Scalable up to 24 elements
  • Active/Bi-amp/Fine tuning versions


Tech Specs

Drivers 2 x 8″” LF/MF & 1 x 1,4″” Neo driver – 1 x 3″” HF voice coil & Titanium diaphragm
Frequency range 70 Hz – 19,5 kHz
Power capacity (Wrms) Peak power Wrms: 420 W (LF) / 100 W (HF)
Peak power: 540 W (LF) / 200 W (HF)
Impedance 4Ω LF – 8Ω HF (bi-amped)
Dispersion (h x v) 110° x 7,5°(average)
Sensitivity 1W / 1m 98 dB (low) – 110 dB (high)
SPL max / 1m Bi-amped: 132 dB
Active: 133 dB
Rigging angles Linear & Logarithmic
Qty of angles 20 x 0,5°steps
Dimensions (h x w x d) 250 x 645 x 400 mm (including pins)
Weight Bi-amped: 29 kg
Active: 30 kg
Finish High resistant Polyurea coating
Material First grade birch plywood 15 & 24 mm
Compatible Powersoft, Ease Focus & Armonia
Accessories Rigging frame, Over-hat, T-Yoke, protective cover, flight-cases