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MCG INSTALL SPECIAL: Q-SYS TO THE CORE

MCG INSTALL SPECIAL: Q-SYS TO THE CORE

One hero of the messaging and wayfinding PA systems in the MCG’s concourses and public areas, is Q-SYS. Few will be surprised to hear that Q-SYS was given the job of routing digital audio to and fro around the stadium but it also distinguished itself in many of its control roles. In this case, the
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April 16, 2020 Projects

MCG INSTALL SPECIAL: ROAR OF THE CROWD

MCG INSTALL SPECIAL: ROAR OF THE CROWD

It’s always been a paradox: some of the most expensive seats in a stadium are often the most disconnected from the atmosphere of the game. Sure, the catering might be amazing but often the atmosphere in corporate suites and function rooms is sterile.  A new feature of the MCG audio upgrade sees crowd atmosphere being
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April 16, 2020 Projects

MCG PA INSTALL SPECIAL: FEEDING THE BOWL

MCG PA INSTALL SPECIAL: FEEDING THE BOWL

Once through the turnstiles you’re part of the game day experience and the focus of all the fan-facing technology is about engagement and entertainment. Leading the charge is the prodigious d&b bowl PA. The line source bowl PA comprises 72 hangs. Each hang comprises various combinations of V- and Y-Series elements, and V Subs. Each loudspeaker element
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April 16, 2020 Projects

MCG PA INSTALL SPECIAL: HOW TO INSTALL A MASSIVE NEW D&B PA

MCG PA INSTALL SPECIAL: HOW TO INSTALL A MASSIVE NEW D&B PA

The MCG comprises two main grandstands (north and south), each an entirely different structure.  It was Rutledge AV’s task to attach the PA to the roof. The design went through a number of iterations in order to keep weight down, as well a refinement of the approach to allow Rutledge AV and its specialist sub-contractors
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April 16, 2020 Projects

GRANDE CENTRE POINT HOTEL ELEVATES THE LUXURY EXPERIENCE WITH HARMAN

GRANDE CENTRE POINT HOTEL ELEVATES THE LUXURY EXPERIENCE WITH HARMAN

Mahajak Development Co., Ltd., deploys cutting-edge audio and lighting solutions from JBL, Crown, Soundcraft, BSS and Martin in Thailand’s Grande Centre Point Hotel  AV integrator Mahajak Development Co., Ltd., recently deployed a wide range of class-leading HARMAN Professional Solutions audio and lighting systems in four of the Grande Centre Point Hotel’s facilities to create immersive
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April 16, 2020 Projects

OMAHA’S CHI HEALTH CENTER OUTFITTED WITH MEYER SOUND LEOPARD SYSTEM

OMAHA’S CHI HEALTH CENTER OUTFITTED WITH MEYER SOUND LEOPARD SYSTEM

A new Meyer Sound system based on LEOPARD line array loudspeakers is the keystone component of a complete audio upgrade for Omaha’s up to 18,300-seat CHI Health Center arena. Now equipped with the latest sound reinforcement technology, the venue offers an enhanced listening experience for a wide range of large-scale athletic, community and corporate events.
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April 16, 2020 Projects

SHOWTIME

SHOWTIME

Liverpool Catholic Club’s presentation theatre is something else. Text:/ Christopher Holder There are some big clubs out west. Few are bigger than the Liverpool Catholic Club. The club has completed some significant renovations and a new build. Part of that work is an extraordinary theatre/cinema space. The 275-cap raked room functions as a cinema once
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April 14, 2020 Projects

THE COLISEUM IS THE CUTTING EDGE

THE COLISEUM IS THE CUTTING EDGE

Immersive audio has just made the jump from the page to the stage. The brand new Sydney Coliseum Theatre has installed the first L-Acoustics L-ISA system in the southern hemisphere.  Text:/ Derek Powell The opening of the Sydney Coliseum Theatre in December last year is a landmark event for lots of reasons.  The new venue
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April 14, 2020 Projects

SHOWROOM SHOWCASE

SHOWROOM SHOWCASE

AV is at the heart of the new Mercedes-Benz retail corporate identity. But there were challenges in taking the concept to reality in a one of a kind luxury lifestyle precinct in Brisbane. Text:/ Derek PowellPhotos:/ Jason Smith Photography A gleaming new landmark now graces the Brisbane riverfront at Breakfast Creek. Created as a luxury lifestyle
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April 14, 2020 Projects

CUTTING EDGE: DESIGNING UTS CENTRAL

CUTTING EDGE: DESIGNING  UTS CENTRAL

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has a new city campus hub. We take a look behind the glass with an insider who helped create the advanced AV systems. Text:/ Derek Powell The start of the 2020 Academic Year has seen the full inauguration of UTS Central, a sparkling 17-storey glass tower that is the
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March 31, 2020 Projects