hm-108A Compact High Definition Stage Monitor System



Subject to the same “No Compromises” design philosophy behind our flagship h-Class systems, the new hm-108A leverages VUE’s most advanced technologies to deliver exceptional output and definition from a very compact and highly durable package.

From their precision transducers with cutting-edge diaphragm and suspension components to the internal VUEDrive Systems Engine, all aspects of the hm-108a work in perfect harmony to deliver unparalleled output and fidelity for the most demanding fold-back applications.

Rugged and Purposeful Enclosure Design

The precision-engineered transducers are housed in a rugged and extremely low-profile enclosure that ensures clear sight lines from the audience (or camera) to performers,  while providing a large sweet spot for talent–whether directly over the monitor or downstage.

Durability is ensured thanks to a rugged, 12-step DuraCoat LX finish and a heavily braced, powder coated grill capable of surviving the most dramatic lean-ins, stomps, or occasional “axe” bludgeoning.

Road Tested and Stage Ready

Thoughtful cabinet design ensures that the hm monitors offer minimal visual intrusion between audience and performer.  Their uniquely low profile ensures that coveted sight lines are preserved for set designers and video producers alike, while also reducing required truck space when it’s time to pack up and go.

The hm-108A monitor offers exceptionally clean and wide dynamic range – allowing monitor engineers to place solos or vocals in the front of the mix, exactly where they belong.

Finally, the hm-108A  benefits from sophisticated DSP via the internal VUEDrive Systems Engine. This ensures minimal reflections and optimal tuning to avoid the typical hurdles that plague less sophisticated monitor systems.  Thanks to Michael Adams’ real-world perspective, hm monitors arrive from the factory fully ready to rock, with minimal tweaking.

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  • TV Broadcast
  • Symphonic Fold-back
  • Theatrical sound reinforcement
  • Portable and installed audio-visual systems
  • Themed entertainment venues
  • Houses of Worship


  • Wide 70º x 40º coverage
  • Neodymium HF compression driver with Truextent® beryllium diaphragm for exceptional high-frequency clarity and output
  • Integrated internal VUEDrive System Engine equipped with 64-bit digital processor and tons of fanless amplifier horsepower and universal mains operation (85V to 260V) Optimized coverage for real-world stage monitoring use
  • Analogue, AES/EBU and Dante inputs along with build in Ethernet network switch for loop-though audio on networking. Full network monitoring and control via SystemVUE software.
  • Very low-profile and rugged birch ply-hardwood enclosure with 12-layer coating Dura-Coat LX finish provides clear sight lines and years of reliable service


DESCRIPTION Single 8-inch Wide Coverage Monitor System
Frequency Response (+- 2.5 dB) 75 Hz to 21 kHz
Frequency Range (-10dB) 50Hz – 26 kHz
Sensitivity (1W/1m) 94 dB SPL
Max Peak SPL 122 dB SPL Long Term band limited pink noise 6 dB crest factor
Max SPL Long Term 116 dB SPL (AVG SPL @1M before protection band limited pink noise)131 dB SPL Music Program Transient Peak
Coverage Horizontal 70 degrees – 6 dB
Coverage Vertical 45 degrees – 6dB
Amplifier Power (Long Term Sine Wave before protection) LF: 275 watts rmsHF: 40 watts rms
Amplifier Power ( AVG Burst@ 1% THD) LF: 600 watts rmsHF: 300 watts rms
Amplifier Protection Input limiter, short circuit protection, DC protection of output, under & over voltage protection, intelligent mains fuse protection, power stage overload protection, temperature protection of transformers and heat-sinks
Operational Voltage Universal Mains, 85-268V (dual voltage auto selection). UREC™ power supply integrated amplifier modules provides universal mains operation for 120 V and 230 V, eliminating the need for market specific self-powered loudspeakers and related reliability issues.
THD+N (typical) < 0.05 % (20 Hz – 20 kHz, 3 dB below rated power)
DSP 96k Hz sample rate, mixed-mode 64-bit digital processing, 120 dB dynamic range, less than 600 microseconds latency
Network Ethernet / IP DHCP (or fixed IP) for remote monitoring and control
LF Driver Description 8-inch driver 3-in voice coil
HF Driver Description 1-inch exit 34 mm voice coil, Pure Truextent® beryllium diaphragm
Inputs Female XLR input with male XLR loop output for both Analog input and AES EBU digital input (default digital AES channel 1, channel 2 selectable remotely via software). If clock is present system uses AES digital input. System will fall back on analog input if clock is not present. Dante Network Audio Streams via ethernet (software Selectable).
Cabinet Material Multi-ply wood birch hardwood
Cabinet Surface 12 Step Dura-Coat LX
Dimensions (H x W x D) 11.41 x 18.81 x 11.40 in (289.8 x 478.0 x 289.5 mm)
Weight Net: 40.6 lbs (1.8.41 kg) / Shipped: N/A

Dimensional Drawing



Cutting Edge Transducers

VUE-Be-4inch-IMG_0596-2-insertIt all begins at their core, where the hm monitors combine on precision-engineered, 8-inch LF transducers with a horn-loaded compression driver that features VUE’s revolutionary Truextent® beryllium diaphragm. Thanks to beryllium’s extremely high stiffness-to-mass ratio, this unique compression driver delivers dramatically more HF definition, intelligibility, and output than more conventional aluminum or titanium-based designs. Both drivers feature massive voice coils and magnet assemblies designed to minimize power compression while ensuring consistent fidelity and feedback stability right up to maximum output.

Systems Engine

Powerful Amplification and DSP

The hm-108A monitor has a built-in fully integrated electro-acoustic system that includes the internal VUEDrive Systems Engine, processor/amplifier that provides more than enough “oomph”.

Networking Capabilities are Standard

network-dig-02The V4 Systems Engine provides networking and remote management capabilities as standard. There’s no need for additional cards or retrofitting.  Right out of the box, users can easily assemble expanded networks and use the intuitive SystemVUE software (Mac and Windows) for remote monitoring and control of each element or device on that network. And, since VUE’s network technology relies on standard IP protocols, setup is a breeze.


SystemVUE Networking


systemVUE-Ease_MACBOOK Think of SystemVUE Software as command central for the SystemVUE network. Elegantly simple, and deceptively powerful, SystemVUE software combines system and device-level control and monitoring capabilities with a highly intuitive user interface that's fully compatible with both Macintosh OSX and Windows operating systems.
SystemVUE software's browser window shows every VUE device connected to the network

SystemVUE software's browser window shows every VUE device connected to the network

Most importantly, SystemVUE software was designed with significant input from installers and system integrators. So unlike other applications that were developed from the perspective of the DSP or electronics engineer, SystemVUE software takes a practical, real world approach and puts the most critical functions right up front and within easy reach. systemVUE-h15

The unit control window in the SystemVUE software enables easy set-up, optimization and monitoring