Facility to be used as a performing arts center in addition to worship services.
A recent renovation made the HOW more acoustically reflective.
By Steve Harvey. Houses of worship may share timeless insights, but their audio systems are increasingly expected to be modern by congregations used to hearing quality audio everywhere else in their lives. With that in mind, we look at choir miking and how different HOWs are approaching consoles, PA systems, acoustic treatments, IEM mixing and more.
More than two-dozen large panels were used to counter reverb and echo in the sanctuary.
By Al Fernald. Choir microphones don’t automatically grab your attention—if anything, they’re meant to blend into the scenery—but they’re crucial for bringing a group of voices to worshipers, whether via the house PA system, recordings or broadcasts.
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Regional audio company Crownstar Technologies conquered acoustical issues inside the highly reverberent St. Paul's Church in Abu Dhabi.
The Salvation Army Temple in Atlanta recently upgraded its audio system, ditching a 20-year-old PA in the process. In its place is a new Nexo Geo S12 line array system, installed by Wirebox Media (Smyna, GA), which also spec’d a plethora of Yamaha gear.
New Covenant Christian Ministries recently worked with dB Integrations of Gainesville, Georgia to update its audio system with a variety of new mixers from Allen & Heath covering FOH, broadcast and personal monitoring.
The First United Methodist Church of Lake Wales recently upgraded the audio system in its near-70 year old building with a new Renkus-Heinz PA designed and installed by Lakeland, FL AV systems integrator MABE.
By Steve Harvey. The successful completion of the FCC's Incentive Auction earlier this year set the countdown clock ticking for wireless mic operators, who must vacate the 600 MHz band by July, 2020. But as a panel of RF experts on opening day of the convention stressed, some wireless equipment users will be losing access in their regions much earlier.
The First Baptist Church in Natchez, MS may be as old as the State of Mississippi itself, but its current home was built in 1984. Recently the church replaced its audio system—also from that era—with Renkus-Heinz IC32-24-RN digitally steerable line arrays provided by regional audio house, MS Audio.
Nashville-based Spectrum Sound recently updated its inventory with the addition of six new DiGiCo SD12 mixing consoles and four additional SD-Racks. These come in addition to the four S21, six SD10 and dozen SD9 consoles, as well as 15 SD-Racks and eight D-Racks that the audio provider already owns.