Tampa, FL (April 25, 2007)–The St. Pete Times Forum opened in 1996, and since then, it’s hosted home games for the NHL’S Tampa Bay Lightning, as well as the Tampa Bay Storm. Recently taking to the ice to check out the new audio system were (l-r) Charlie Lawson, Audio Director, Audio Visual Innovations (AVI); Michael Cooley, Sound Engineer, St. Pete Times Forum; Dan Palmer, National Sales Manager, L-Acoustic; and Michael Reeves, Sales Director, Dolby Laboratories’ Live Sound Group.The multipurpose arena is also a regular venue for concerts by major music artists, NBA, USF Basketball and NCAA Tournament games. With all that going on, it’s no surprise that the venue had Tampa-based AVI recently update its sound reinforcement system.
Part of that upgrade included the installation of two wirelessly controlled Dolby Lake Processors to manage the venue’s new flown multi-zoned L-Acoustic speaker setup. The Dolby Lake Processors provide equalization, delay and other digital processing of the zoned speaker system, which is installed in six high frequency/mid-range arrays with separate low frequency hangs supplemented by down fill speakers suspended below the scoreboard.
Dolby Labs/Professional Live Sound