Atlantic City, NJ (April 5, 2004)–Clair Brothers Systems (Lititz, PA) has just completed the installation of a new JBL VerTec Series line array system at the Mississippi Ballroom of the Showboat Casino in Atlantic City. The new system, used onsite for the casino’s major shows, conventions and concerts, comprises 12 VT4888 midsize line array enclosures and 12 VT4881 subwoofers, all powered by Crown MA5002 Macrotech amplifiers. Clair Brothers’ proprietary wedges and drum monitors and side-fills featuring JBL Professional component transducers round out the loudspeaker contingent.
“The proven acoustical performance of VerTec has allowed Clair Brothers and the Showboat Casino to construct arrays that are ideal for this application,” said Ted Leamy , director of engineered sound marketing, JBL Professional. “We are very pleased to partner with Clair Brothers to provide them with the components that help maintain the incredibly high standards they’ve set for themselves. We’re equally pleased to see Clair providing the Showboat with a loudspeaker system that will perform optimally and continually deliver a return on their investment and many hours of high-quality entertainment for their customers.”
“In the bid process we went through,” stated Jim Devenney, installation manager at Clair Brothers Systems, “The client stipulated VerTec in their equipment list. They had tried them as a rental before and liked the coverage and vocal articulation that the VerTec line has become known for.”
Owned by the Harrah’s Group, the Showboat Casino has received numerous magazine awards for “Best Casino” in Atlantic City and has a reputation for putting on shows with high production values in a Mardi Gras style.