AV Asia Pacific Magazine

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LEAP OF FAITH: CHURCH AV ANATOMY

LEAP OF FAITH: CHURCH AV ANATOMY

The anatomy of a modern church AV installation. Text:/ Christopher Holder It’s easy to forget just how much those pioneering parishioners gave up 100+ years ago. The cavernous Victorian/Edwardian churches were perfect for organ music and congregational singing, and they were expensive – huge, bricks ’n’ mortar investments — with money raised by locals who believed
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December 6, 2018 Projects

PERFECT PITCH

PERFECT PITCH

Marketing agency rescues its meeting and presentation spaces with Savant control and switching. Text:/ Christopher Holder So much depends on the pitch. Dozens of man hours go into a kick-arse marketing campaign but for the client to hit the Go button, the pitch needs to fire imaginations. In other words, tens or hundreds of thousands
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November 29, 2018 Projects

THE SIBYL CENTRE INSTALLED WITH D&B T-SERIES

THE SIBYL CENTRE INSTALLED WITH D&B T-SERIES

THE VENUE Women’s College is located in the Sydney suburb of Camperdown. The boarding campus caters for up to 290 students, most of whom are from Sydney University, as well as affiliate students who come in to use the facilities for tutorials, programs and other academic services. Recently, Women’s College decided to build a new
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November 1, 2018 Projects

PINBALL WHIZZING: SPATIAL THEATRE AUDIO

PINBALL WHIZZING: SPATIAL THEATRE AUDIO

Immersive audio is making headway into musical theatre. Musical theatre would seem ripe for the immersive audio picking. Productions are often holed up in cranky old theatres for months on end, where acoustics aren’t always great, and sound designers are always looking for an edge. Astro Spatial Audio is a package that takes care of
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September 25, 2018 Projects, Technology

L-ISA: FRENCH REVOLUTION

L-ISA: FRENCH REVOLUTION

L-Acoustics pioneered the last major reinvention of the PA, now it’s confident it can do it all again. Text:/ Mark Davie L-ISA isn’t even technically on the market yet, and Guillame Le Nost, L-Acoustics’ Director of R&D on L-ISA, is already referring to stereo PA deployments as “the way it used to be”, “traditional”, and
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September 25, 2018 Projects, Technology

WELL OILED MACHINE

WELL OILED MACHINE

No expense spared, one-off event in the UAE.  Text:/ Christopher Holder The UAE celebrates its National Day (when a bunch of Gulf States unified to create the UAE) with a variety of cultural events, military parades, and unimaginable quantities of fireworks. A formal VIP presentation at the most recent 46th National Day last December switched
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September 25, 2018 Projects, Technology

CAPITAL WORKS

CAPITAL WORKS

Text:/ Mark Davie When technician Mickey Levis had to find a new PA for Bendigo’s Capital Theatre, he did a full dress rehearsal. The Capital Theatre was built in 1873, as a masonic hall, when the big Corinthian columns and Octastyle porticos of the Renaissance Revival were in vogue. The cement rendered building is ornate,
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September 25, 2018 Projects

MONDOPAD TICKS ALL THE BOXES

MONDOPAD TICKS ALL THE BOXES

The conferencing, meeting and collaboration capabilities of a public sector entity have been given a significant shot in the arm thanks to a new boardroom, featuring two Infocus Mondopads. Tasked with creating a large interactive meeting space, the Infrastructure Manager seized the opportunity to turbocharge the organisation’s capabilities after an enforced move from one level
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September 25, 2018 Projects

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

University of Newcastle’s Great Hall gets a great big AV makeover. Photos:/ Jason Smith Photography UON had high hopes of shifting the AV of its ’70s-built Great Hall into a totally new gear. In its brief to AV consultant, Indesign Technologies, the technology makeover would significantly improve the Great Hall’s audio and video quality and
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September 25, 2018 Projects

POWERSOFT AMPS INSTALLED IN MONASH UNIVERSITY LTB

POWERSOFT AMPS INSTALLED IN MONASH UNIVERSITY LTB

First established in 1958, 20km south-east of Melbourne, Monash University’s Clayton campus has recently undergone an extensive transformation of its Learning and Teaching building – with 65 formal and 60 informal newly equipped learning spaces spread over almost 30,000sqm providing a truly forward-thinking, innovative environment for campus teaching. Designed to free the minds of the
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September 17, 2018 Projects