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SOLUTIONS: BABASAHEB BHIMRAO AMBEDKAR UNIVERSITY, LUCKNOW INDIA


Making the grade


THE BABASAHEB Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU) in Lucknow is one of the premier Central Universities in India. Located in the state of Uttar Pradesh, the 250- acre university campus is developing fast and already boasts various facilities, including a health centre, library and sports facility. In tune with its pursuit


of excellence in education, the management decided to install an advanced PA system. To achieve this, Sun Infonet was bought on board as the PA system provider and Ravi Electronics was the local system integrator. As part of the upgrade, the auditorium required a PA system capable of delivering powerful yet controlled performance in any live situation. The university opted for Quest Audio’s three-way multipurpose 900W QM 215FRs as main


A leading Central University is benefitting from an advanced PA system, writes Tom Bradbury


[INSTALLED]


AUDIO  Allen & Heath ZED-428 mixer


 Camco Vortex 200V and Vortex 6 amps


 Nexo RS15 subs  Nexo PS15-R2 subs  Quest Audio QM 215FR speakers


 Quest Audio QM 12MP stage monitors


 Quest Audio MS 601 monitor speaker system


 Quest Audio QA 3004, QA 2004, QTA 6120 and QTA 1480 amplifiers


 Shure SM58, SM57 and CVG18 mics


 Shure SVX88 dual diversity receiver with SVX1 body pack transmitter


Nexo PS15-R2 and RS15 speakers have been installed


speakers, QM 12MP high- output stage monitors, and a wall-mounted 6.5in MS 601


monitor speaker system. Amplification is via Quest QA 3004s and QA 2004s for stage monitors. The green room features a QTA 6120 while a QTA 1480 has been installed in the waiting area. To complement the main


The PA system extends beyond the main auditorium


system and maximise sound coverage, Nexo PS15-R2 speakers were fitted on and under the balcony and powered by a Camco Vortex 200V. Nexo RS15s subwoofers were fitted under the stage and powered by a Camco Vortex 6 amplifier. Microphones come courtesy of Shure, with


the SM58 tailored for lead and backing vocals and the SM57 for instruments. In addition the SVX88 dual diversity receiver with SVX1 bodypack transmitter and SVX2 wireless handheld transmitter cover moving performance on the stage, while SRH840 headphones have been selected for control room monitoring of live performances. Additionally, Shure’s DFR22 2 x 2 audio processor controls feedback reduction and signal processing. The system is managed by a four-bus Allen & Heath


 Shure DFR22 audio processor


ZED-428 mixer, which handles processing and synchronisation. Vijay Sinha, product specialist at Sun Infonet, says: “The system sounds uniform and clean all around the auditorium, which is what we all expected. The Quest Q Motion speaker systems just add the cherry to the cake.” 


www.allen-heath.com www.camcoaudio.com www.nexo.fr www.questaudio.com.au www.shure.com www.suninfonet.net


60 May 2014


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