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Installation Showcase: June 2010

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The Aztec Theater
San Antonio, TX
Consultant and/or Installer
SDR SPECIALTIES
Challenge
Accommodate the historical status of the theater, originally built in 1926, with a compact, efficient, and unobtrusive installation.
Equipment Highlights
Middle Atlantic racks; Extron video/audio distribution amps; Yorkville YSM2P studio monitors; an Aphex Dominator 720 peak limiter; a Crestron CP2E control processor; an Extron ISS 506 switcher, and a Tascam DV-DO1U video player.

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Saddle River Day School
Saddle River, NJ
Consultant and/or Installer
BOULEVARD PRO
Challenge
Upgrading the existing 250-seat performance space/ auditorium in Alford Hall.
Equipment Highlights
Yamaha LS9-16 digital audio console with MY8-AD96-CA and MLA8 cards; two Yamaha Installation Series IF2112 speakers for front of house PA and two IF2108 speakers for monitors; five Shure MX202b and two Shure MX418 microphones; ten Audio-Technica lav wireless systems; a QSC cx404 amplifier for FOH and monitors.

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Indianapolis Marion County Superior Courts
Indianapolis, IN
Consultant and/or Installer
ESCO COMMUNICATIONS
Challenge
Automate the courtroom AV system with equipment that could be housed in a compact equipment rack.
Equipment Highlights
A Lectrosonics DM812 Digital Automatic Matrix Mixer configured to accommodate six microphones, line level input from the audiovisual system, and audio playback from the court reporting system; Lectrosonics interface modules enable users to make adjustments using a Crestron wireless control system; audio is controlled via RS-232 from the touchpanel at the judge’s station.

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Just George’s Sports Bar
Kill Devil Hills, NC
Consultant and/or Installer
FIDELITY SOUND REINFORCEMENT
Challenge
Provide each booth with control of AV content; add control for bar video displays.
Equipment Highlights
Twelve Xantech LM110RP Smartpad3 single-gang keypad controllers and Xantech CSPLCD64 commercial touchscreen display for control of 10 52-inch LCD flat-panel displays.

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Coolray Field
Gwinnett County, GA
Consultant and/or Installer
BAKER AUDIO
Challenge
To deliver a functional, yet cost-effective audio system for the new 10,000-seat stadium.
Equipment Highlights
An exploded array of sixteen Danley SH-100s; three Community R-series long-throw loudspeakers, one R2-52Z, and two R1-66s for outfield picnic area; a 32-channel Yamaha digital LS9 console; QSC Basis DSP; QSC CX-series.

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Christ the King Lutheran Church
Largo, FL
Consultant and/or Installer
AMERICAN AUDIO VISUAL
Challenge
Integrate an audio system for the new Christian Ministry Center’s 36 x 36-foot performance stage housed in a space divisible into three smaller rooms.
Equipment Highlights
A JBL PA system comprised of nine JBL VRX928LA cabinets flown in three 3-cabinet arrays. Two JBL SRX728S subs, JBL AC16 loudspeakers for fills; JBL EON 315 portable PA systems; eight Crown XTi Series amps; a dbx ZonePRO 1260m processor.

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Radford University
Radford, VA
Consultant and/or Installer
GALLAHER AND ASSOCIATES
Challenge
Design an audio system that could create an NBA-level environment for the renovated 5,000-seat Dedmon Center arena.
Equipment Highlights
Twenty-two Community SLS920 three-way full-range loudspeakers for the main seating area and adjacent volleyball courts, with eight i215LVS dual 15-inch subwoofers and six i2W8 two-way boxes for front fill; new LED video scoreboards, broadcast capabilities, and Crestron control round out the system.

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National World War II Museum
New Orleans, LA
Consultant and/or Installer
ELECTROSONIC
Challenge
AV design for the immersive 4D cinema film attraction, “Beyond All Boundaries,” in the 250-seat Solomon Victory Theater.
Equipment Highlights
Three Christie Roadster S+20K DLP projectors edge-blended to create visuals on a 115- x 28-foot curved scrim; five Christie DS+10KM projectors are used to create edge-butted images for the second concentric screen 20-feet upstage; a Christie Roadster HD10K-M projects onto three small panels that rise up out of the pit in front of the scrim; plasma monitors are driven by eight Electrosonic MS9500GL MPEG2 HD video players. “Beyond All Boundaries” is sourced from five Electrosonic ES9600 dual-channel JPEG-2000 players.

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Silverspot Cinema
Naples, FL
Consultant and/or Installer
CINEMA EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES
Challenge
Design an upscale boutique theatre with 11 screening rooms, each with the capacity to hold 100 patrons.
Equipment Highlights
Three screening rooms feature Harkness Perlux 220 screens designed for 3D presentations. The other eight screening rooms feature Harkness’ Matt Plus white screens.

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Saint Stephen Catholic Church
Milwaukee, WI
Consultant and/or Installer
SCOTT RIEDEL & ASSOCIATES; DSH AUDIO VISIONS
Challenge
Implement a console-free sound system that delivers consistent, intelligible music and voice across multiple rooms in multiple configurations in a 1,000-plus-seat sanctuary.
Equipment Highlights
Mic lines go straight to the open-architecture SymNet DSP units; two SymNet 8x8 Express Cobra units and one SymNet 12x4 Express Cobra interconnect via an ethernet switch to provide coordinated routing. A Symetrix 581E distribution amplifier feeds two 250W Electro-Voice CPS-8.5 amplifiers in the nave; six EV EVH1152/64 and two EVH1152/94 large format full-range loudspeakers cover most of the nave, with 14 EV EVID 6.2T compact surface mount loudspeakers supplementing under ceilings and in the narthex; 20 EV C8.2 coax ceiling speakers cover the fellowship hall.

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