Supercharged snowmobile engines issue high pitched screams at 130 dB, pushed to piston-pummeling extremes as they tear around the track, 600cc, heavily modified machines running race fuel… It‘s LOUD. The crowd is nearly as noisy, loving every minute of it. Being heard above all this is easier said than done. And then there‘s the mud, the slush, the dirt… That‘s why making live sound reinforcement happen on the WPSA (World Power Sports Association) Racing Sno-X snowmobile and ATV tours–as seen on the Speed Channel and ESPN–requires some seriously tough loudspeakers. Enter Electro-Voice… more
Archive of the Large Venue Category
In December 2007, Emirates Airlines began flying directly from Houston, TX to Dubai. To help celebrate this historic event, a lavish route launch party was held in the Grand Lobby of Sarofim Hall in Houston‘s $100M Hobby Center for Performing Arts, the gem of Houston‘s Theater District. A sweeping modern design that rises to a six-story faÁade of glass and steel, the lobby has become one of the most sought-after reception venues in the city. more
Audio Logic Systems, of Bloomington, Minn., recently completed an outstanding Electro-Voice audio installation in the brand new 650-seat worship facility at Plymouth Covenant Church (Plymouth, Minn.). The all-EV system features Xi series loudspeaker arrays, CPS amplifiers, NetMax processing, and REV wireless microphones. more
Landmark Audio of Lakeland, Florida recently designed and installed a high-performance, budget-friendly Electro-Voice loudspeaker system solution for Volusia County Baptist Church in Orange City, near Orlando, Florida.
Randy Whitworth of Landmark Audio described the installation: “This is a growing church that recently built a new sanctuary and wanted to upgrade their sound system accordingly. This new room is twice as big as the old one, seating around 1100 people, and they needed sound reinforcement that balanced reverberation control with plenty of power. We modeled everything in EASE, and originally spec‘d loudspeakers coupled with acoustic treatments for the side walls and rear of the room. more
Engineered Audio Rentals is using a winning combination of the latest high-performance, compact sound solutions from Electro-Voice to address the most demanding corporate applications. Through years of supporting a variety of staged events, EAR recognizes the many benefits of the consolidated tool base offered by the EV product line. Built around EV‘s versatile Phoenix PX1122M and PX1152M two-way loudspeakers and Tour Grade TG-7 microprocessor-controlled, class-H amplifiers running IRIS-Net software, EAR‘s latest system designs are as streamlined as they are powerful. more
Under the leadership of Dr. James Adams, St. Stephen Baptist Church, Memphis, Tenn., relocated their entire campus, building a brand new sanctuary, gymnasium, and office complex to meet the needs of their growing congregation. Among the church‘s primary objectives were the expansion of their DVD ministry and the installation of an upgraded sound reinforcement system to support their dynamic gospel band and choir. more
The Rio Vista Recreation Center in the City of Peoria, Arizona, is a stunning new complex that combines modern architecture with state-of-the-art AV technology. The site blends so seamlessly into the surrounding landscape, and offers such a high-level of user-friendliness, that it was recently recognized with a major architectural award from the COAA (Construction Owner‘s Association of America). more
The Electro-Voice DC-One digital loudspeaker system controller sets new benchmarks for performance and ease of use.
Winter NAMM, Anaheim, CA, January 17, 2008: Based on a two-in-six topology, the DC-One is designed primarily for users of small- to medium-sized sound systems in both mobile and installed applications. While the unit is an all-new development based on a powerful SHARC processor, it is 100% compatible with all settings from other Electro-Voice signal processors, including the Dx38–the best choice for achieving maximum performance with an EV loudspeaker system. more
Liberty Acoustic & Services, a leading Dubai-based A/V System Integrator/Designer, recently completed a powerhouse Electro-Voice sound installation at the Ratsky club in the Ramada Continental Hotel in Deira, Dubai.
Liberty installed four EV Xi-1152/64 ceiling-mounted mains (two vertical, two horizontal) with four PX2181 subs, all powered by three CP4000S and one CP3000S amps and processed by three Dx38‘s. Four powered SxA250‘s act as stage monitors; four more serve as fills for the rear of the room. more
One of Britain’s favorite alternative rock bands, the Verve has just triumphed at London’s newest and biggest concert venue, the O2 Arena, using a substantial EV line array sound system to deliver their singular style, which encompasses everything from soaring psychedelic rock anthems to acoustic-driven songs.
One of the most influential alt-rock acts of the last decade, The Verve had its biggest hits in 1996/7, most notably ‘Bittersweet Symphony‘. Somewhat prone to breaking up and reforming, this tour marks the band‘s latest reunion, playing clubs across the UK before stepping up to six arena shows. more