Community Covers University of South Florida
University of South Florida recently added powerful sound systems for three of the campus' sporting facilities: a 4500-seat baseball stadium, a 1500-seat softball stadium, and a 750-seat soccer stadium. Community WET and R-Series were the loudspeakers of choice, selected for their coverage and performance in addition to their all-weather durability.
The baseball stadium is covered by eight W2-2W8 dual 8-inch systems, along with two R1-66Z loudspeakers and two R.5-SUB subwoofers. Over at the softball stadium, five W2-2W8's are installed, along with a pair of R1-66Z's and two R.5-SUB subwoofers. Four R.5-99Z loudspeakers were also installed for the Baseball and Softball batting cages. Audio for the soccer facility is handled by four R1-66Z loudspeakers and four more R.5-99Z systems.
ENTASYS Helps Bridge Traditional and Contemporary
Beginning with a small handful of neighbors in 1942, St Mark's Lutheran Church in Wilmington, Delaware has grown over the years to more than 500 members that include a diverse mix of young and old. To accommodate this diversity the church offers two different services every Sunday, one traditional and one more contemporary.
The church's original sanctuary was largely destroyed by fire several years ago, prompting a long-term renovation process that recently included the design and installation of a new, modern sound system. Since the contemporary service features live musicians, loudspeaker placement was a challenge. The typical loudspeaker location behind the altar with live instruments could be a major feedback risk. To address this challenge the design opted for a pair of ENTASYS high-performance full-range column line arrays. The consistent, focused coverage ENTASYS provides enabled the loudspeakers to be positioned far closer to the congregation than would be possible for most other systems.
The ENTASYS columns were mounted right at the front of the pews. The initial impression was that mounting the loudspeakers so close to the congregation would not be ideal. The ENTASYS created a pattern that projected great coverage to the back of the room while delivering manageable volume to the front pews. The congregation is extremely happy with the system; it's helped immensely with spoken word intelligibility for the sermons and has done wonders for the live music.
Community Commands Sound at West Point
Visitors to Johnson Stadium at Doubleday Field in West Point, NY - home to the Army's Black Knights baseball team - are sure to be impressed by the recent renovations to the historic venue. Located in the heart of this renowned United States Military campus, the stadium boasts stunning views of the nearby Hudson River and the scenic campus. The recent stadium remodeling project, intended to improve the stadium's technology without altering its architecture, included the installation of a new scoreboard and video display, a state-of-the-art press box, and new stadium-wide sound system featuring Community R-Series.
The new system includes R.25 and R.5 two-way, full-range weather-resistant loudspeakers, in the available black colored exterior to coordinate with the Black Knights color scheme. The loudspeakers are pole-mounted approximately 30 feet high and the tight cluster design allows sound to be directed at the baseline stands, backstop and surrounding areas, as well as the field. Wide coverage loudspeakers were chosen because the projection patterns included the concession stands, ticket booths and bullpens to keep attendees feeling a part of the game no matter where they were.
West Point is in a unique geographical location on the Hudson River which mixes both salt and fresh water. That combination can be quite challenging when designing a system that you expect to last for years to come. The Community R-Series are designed to withstand the elements. And the power and sound quality is what one would expect when attending a United States Army event.
InfoComm June 13-15, 2012 Las Vegas Convention Center Las Vegas, NV Booth # C9127 Demo Room # N111 www.infocommshow.org
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Community Manufacturers' Training Sessions at InfoComm 2012 Don’t miss Community’s Manufacturers’ Training Sessions “Designing Outdoor Sound Systems” and “Line Source Theory and Application: Choices, Choices” at InfoComm on Thursday, June 14. Each class qualifies for One-Half Renewal Unit Credit across all certifications. People interested in attending these classes can register online HERE.
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Thursday, June 14 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Session ID # MT25 Community Professional Loudspeakers - Designing Outdoor Sound Systems - This session will address the unique factors to be considered when designing and installing outdoor sound systems.
Thursday, June 14 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Session ID # MT35 Community Professional Loudspeakers - Line Source Theory and Application: Choices, Choices. Understanding line-source physics, interpreting how they're implemented within various loudspeaker array elements and how they affect your selection of an appropriate loudspeaker system.