South Windsor High School Impresses with “Mighty” Audio System Powered by Renkus-Heinz
” When you have a problematic logistical environment for mounting, and bothersome room acoustics, you know Renkus-Heinz is going to get the job done while sounding remarkable,” Kuhl said. “And thats what we got as an outcome. It sounds absolutely marvelous in there now.”
Kuhl stated those difficulties led him to Renkus-Heinz, a brand that he says “sounds great in any environment.”
South Windsor High School, the home of the Bobcats in South Windsor, Connecticut, recently upgraded its 660-seat theater on campus with a pro audio system that guarantees every efficiency roars with crystal clear audio. And at the heart of the system are solutions from Renkus-Heinz.
” The previous audio system in the center had extremely little directionality in the vertical plane which triggered intelligibility problems,” said Bobby Kuhl, President and Senior Audio Engineer at KJR Engineering, the audio consultant on the job. “If you struck a snare drum on stage it returned to you simply as loud. It wasnt pretty. Further, there was a challenging installing environment around the stage. We truly just had a couple of specific areas where we could set up the loudspeakers.”
The installation consists of 2 Renkus-Heinz ICLive XL modules in varieties on both sides of the stage to cover most of the space. 2 Renkus-Heinz ICLX118S subwoofers are set up in a main flown position above the stage in a cardioid end-fire arrangement, reducing the energy of the subs on phase while still providing deep and powerful sub-bass to the rest of the space.
Both the ICLive XL and ICLX118S are part of the ICLive X Series from Renkus-Heinz. The series is the culmination of more than a years of experience in steerable line ranges and the current development of the medium-format, steerable line range in the Renkus-Heinz line. The ICLive X provides all the benefits of Renkus-Heinz steerable technology, enabling sound to be digitally positioned precisely where you want it: on the audience.
3 Renkus-Heinz CX62 two-way Complex Conic loudspeakers are also installed to supply total coverage in the front couple of rows of the theater. Complex Conic consistent directivity waveguide design is another proprietary, innovative Renkus-Heinz development that makes sure consistent protection across an area.
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Don Gamsjager, president of DNR Laboratories– the integrator of the system, agreed with Kuhl on all accounts.
Kuhl said he has confidence the system will perform in every scenario thanks to Renkus-Heinz advanced technology and the hands-on support supplied by the company.
The system uses Audinates Dante for audio-over-IP connection throughout the area and connects to a QSC Q-SYS Core 110F for audio distribution, in addition to both AV-over-IP native and third-party control over the entire system. A QSC CXD4.5 Q amplifier powers the CX62 front fills.
” The support from Renkus-Heinz actually is second to none,” he stated. “This isnt like what you see with other makers where they just deliver you product. Renkus-Heinz exists to support you every action of the way. And the result is symphonic. I am blown away by the SPL of the PA, the coverage and the actual vibrant variety. Every seat receives the same efficiency. Its a rich, warm noise that is both impressive and magnificent from a little cabinet. I understand we will be specifying these in more jobs going forward.”
Jereme Martineau, Director of Choral Studies and Theater Management at South Windsor High School, stated the space will be utilized for lots of occasions, from conferences where speech intelligibility will be key to outstanding musical performances.
” I cant wait for students to return so we can hear real efficiencies in here,” Martineau stated. This system is going to bring that occasion to another level.
” Joe Fustolo from Renkus-Heinz came out to commission the system specifically for the space and when he was done the noise was simply amazing,” Kuhl said. “Everyone who hears this system is super satisfied.”
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” When you have a bothersome logistical environment for mounting, and troublesome space acoustics, you understand Renkus-Heinz is going to get the job done while sounding fantastic,” Kuhl stated. Both the ICLive XL and ICLX118S are part of the ICLive X Series from Renkus-Heinz. The series is the culmination of more than a decade of experience in steerable line arrays and the newest advancement of the medium-format, steerable line range in the Renkus-Heinz line. The ICLive X offers all the benefits of Renkus-Heinz steerable innovation, permitting for sound to be digitally located specifically where you want it: on the audience.
” The assistance from Renkus-Heinz truly is second to none,” he stated.