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Benedum Center TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

TABLE OF CONTENTS (click on link) CONTACT INFORMATION

FIRE & PYROTECHNICS

AUDITORIUM INFORMATION

CONSOLE LOCATIONS

Seat Count

Stage Managers Console

Seating Chart

Road Console Placement

Technical Holds LOCATION / APPROACH / ACCESS LOADING DOCKS Main Dock Stage Roll Door Dock Small Loading Dock STAGE SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions Construction Rigging

WARDROBE & LAUNDRY DRESSING ROOMS Location Capacity REHEARSAL STUDIOS GREEN ROOM STAGE RISERS / TABLES / PODIUMS / CHAIRS CHAIN MOTORS / PERSONNEL LIFTS / LADDERS ORCHESTRA PIT

Soft Goods Inventory

Capacity

Line Sets

Dimensions

ELECTRICS Control and Dimming

Equipment Pianos

Company Switch

DANCE EQUIPMENT

DMX and Transfer

FOGGERS

Lighting Inventory

PROJECTION SYSTEM

Repertory Plot Accessories Dimmer Schedule SOUND Main system Inventory Communication ClearCom Paging/Program Radio Frequency Coordination Policy

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WIRELESS INTERNET

BENEDUM CENTER CONTACT INFORMATION Theater Address:

719 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Offices, General: Ticketing:

412-456-2600 412-456-6666 (public)

The Benedum Center is a Union house. Union contract is with I.A.T.S.E., Local #3.

AUDITORIUM INFORMATION SEAT COUNT Orchestra Level: Grand Circle (Orchestra Pit), upstage Rows AA, BB, CC (Orchestra Pit), downstage Rows DD, EE, FF Orchestra

48 69 1264

Balcony Level: Directors Circle First Tier Second Tier Total Seats

300 574 634 2889

Benedum Center is in compliance with the ADA Act and provides hearing devices for Patrons with hearing disabilities. The system is infrared.

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SEATING CHART Benedum Center Orchestra Level

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SEATING CHART Benedum Center Balcony Level

TECHNICAL HOLDS The Orchestra Pit and Orchestra Center rows U,V,W rows 101-116 are released for sale by our Production Department after advancing technical needs.

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LOCATION/APPROACH/ ACCESS The Benedum Center is located in Downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Front of house/auditorium is on Seventh Street Stage right, stage roll door is on Penn Avenue Back of house/main loading dock is located on Penn Avenue at Eighth Street/Tito Way Small loading dock is on Tito Way Stage Door is located stage left at 719 Liberty Avenue and is under 24-hour guard service For navigational search tools, use 801 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh PA 15222. At 801 Penn Avenue, make an immediate LEFT turn into the one-way alley called TITO WAY.

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LOADING DOCKS MAIN DOCK Location:

Upstage, approximately center

Door dimensions:

7'-4" w x 13'-0" h Dock floor is 1'-2" from street surface

Dock floor size:

10' w x 20' l

Dock to stage floor:

5'-6"

Trucks:

two, one per side

Shore power:

Not available

Cable pass:

Upstage, (1) left and (1) right Doors are 12" x 12"

Loading ramps:

(2) ramps on the dock 3' x 12'

Loading Dock is located on Eighth Street/Tito Way between Penn and Liberty Avenues behind the stage house. This is a one-way street from Penn Avenue towards Liberty Avenue. It is a ‘dog house’ type dock, added on to the back of the facility. Multiple vehicles may require City of Pittsburgh permits and police assistance. Material Lift Location:

Main dock (downstage of dock) The lift drops 5'-6" to reach the stage floor Lift platform is also 10' w x 20' l

STAGE ROLL DOOR DOCK Penn Avenue sidewalk, near Eighth Street/Tito Way Location: Upstage, stage right Door Dimensions:

9'-8" h x 8'-8" w

Dock to Stage floor:

4’

Ramp:

6’-9" w x 20’ l

SMALL LOADING DOCK Located behind the facility Dock is not stage level Typical uses are dry ice, CO2 delivery, and other building users Material Lift Hydraulic Lift 3’ x 5’ from street level to freight elevator level

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STAGE SPECIFICATIONS DIMENSIONS Height of grid:

81'-11"

Height of proscenium:

34'-2 1/2"

Height of fly galleries:

42'-0"

Width of proscenium:

55'-5 1/2"

Depth of stage (from curtain line):

75'-7 1/2"

Depth of stage (to elevator at dock):

65'-5"

Width of stage house:

142'-5"

Width of stage house (center to SL):

71'-1"

Width of stage house (center to SR):

71'-4"

Width of stage house (center to SR rail):

66'-8"

Apron from curtain line:

6'-0"

Apron from curtain line (including pit):

25'-2"

Curtain line at CL to balcony rail:

58'-0"

Curtain line at CL to box boom:

87'-0"

Orchestra pit capacity:

Full Pit = 65 musicians

Orchestra pit depth: Auditorium floor to stage deck:

Half Pit = 30 musicians 8' 10" 40"

CONSTRUCTION End grain fir floated on neoprene donuts Stage is black $10 lag fee/per hole

RIGGING Mechanical counterweight system is on the stage right wall (95) counterweight sets – 1500 lb. capacity (linesets 90 – 95 are double purchase) Single pipe battens are 70'-0" (low trim is 4'-6") House curtain (wine velour - vertical rising)

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SOFT GOODS INVENTORY Blue & white cyclorama:

70' x 40'

(10) black borders:

70' x 20'

(10) pair - black legs:

12' x 40'

(1)

black drop:

70' x 40'

(1)

black scrim:

70' x 40'

(1)

white scrim:

70' x 40'

(1)

blue scrim:

70' x 40'

(2)

black travelers (2 pieces each):

39' x 35'

(1)

house valence (wine):

70' x 15'

LINE SETS 1 ACT 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 BEAM 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33

0'-0" 0'-9" 1'-4" 1'-10" 2'-4" 2'-10" 3'-4" 3'-10" 4'-4" 4'-10" 5'-4" 5'-10" 6'-4" 6'-10" 7'-4" 7'-10" 8'-4" 8' 10" 9'-4" 9'-10" to 10'-2" 10'-4" 10'-10" 11'-4" 11'-10" 12'-4" 12'-10" 13'-4" 13'-10" 14' 4" 14'-10" 15'-4" 15'-10" 16'-4" 16'-10" 17'-5"

34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 BEAM 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66

17'-10" 18'-5" 18'-10" 19'-5" 19'-10" 20'-4" 20'-10" 21'-4" 21'-10" 22'-4" 22'-10" 23'-4" 24'-2" 24'-10" 25'-7" 26'-4" 26'-8" to 27'-1" 27'-6" 28'-3" 29'-0" 29'-9" 30'-6" 31'-3" 32'-0" 32'-9" 33'-6" 34'-3" 35'-0" 35'-9" 36'-6" 37'-3" 37'-10" 38'-5" 38'-11"

67 68 69 70 71 72 73 BEAM 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 BEAM 95

39'-5" 39'-11" 40'-5" 40'-11" 41'-5" 41'-11" 42'-5" 42'-10" to 43'-2" 43'-5" 43'-11" 44'-5" 44'-11" 45'-5" 45'-11" 46'-5" 46'-10" 47'-5" 47'-11" 48'-6" 49'-3" 50'-0" 50'-9" 51'-6" 53'-0" 53'-9" 54'-10" 56'-5" 57'-2" 57'-10" 58'-6" to 58'-10" 59'-11/2"

Catwalk

68'-9"

Back Wall

74'-8" BACK TO TOP

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ELECTRICS CONTROL AND DIMMING ETC EOS console (software version1.9.6) with two universes of DMX Colortran D192 racks: 2.4K Colortran D192 racks :

6K

COMPANY SWITCH (3) 400 amp 208v 3-phase switches, tails only Stage left on the fly floor at 42' elevated, 75' from center (1) 400amp 208v 3-phase, mid stage left on the deck cams or tails The above distro can be routed to be in use on deck or on the fly floor, Not in both locations (1) 200amp 208v 3-phase, up stage right cams or tails

DMX AND TRANSFER PANEL Benedum uses two universes to drive its dimmer racks DMX input access points are located DSL and in the lighting booth DMX is all 5 pin Front of house intercept panel at +42', stage left fly floor Circuits:

1 – 178 & 533 – 548

INSTRUMENT INVENTORY Watt

Quantity

Gel frame size

Colortran 15°–35° zoom ellipsoidals

1000w

(228)

7.25"

Selecon 5°–13° zoom ellipsoidals (in Cove)

1000w

(32)

9.75"

ETC 15°–35° zoom ellipsoidals (in Box Booms)

575w

(18) per side

7.25"

ETC 15°–35° zoom ellipsoidals (on Balcony Rail) 575w

(24)

7.25"

8" 2K Colortran Fresnels

(24)

10"

L&E PAR 64 parcans (70 medium, 15 wide, 15 narrow)

1000w

(100)

10"

Colortran far cycs (3 color/6 lamp)

1000w

(20)

10" x 13"

L&E PAR 56 striplights (3 color/12 lamp)

500w

(20)

7.25"

Strong super trouper followspots 2000w

(4)

REPERTORY PLOT The Benedum Center does not maintain a repertory plot.

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ACCESSORIES Template holders Iris kits Barn doors (10) 50lb boom bases Ladders Rovers

DIMMER SCHEDULE Length

Cove Box BM SL/HR 50 amp Box BM SR/HL 50 amp Balcony Rail 50 amp Proscenium SL Proscenium SR Proscenium #1 Pipe 50 amp Proscenium #2 Pipe 50 amp 1PS 53'-0" 1PM 73'-0" 1PL 100'-0" 2PS 73'-0" 2PM 100'-0" 2PL 100'-0" 3PS 80'-0" 3PL 100'-0" 4PS 80'-0" 4PL 100'-0" 5PS 80'-0" 5PL 80'-0" 6PS 110'-0" 6PL 110'-0" 7PS 100'-0" 7PL 110'-0" 8PS 80'-0" 8PL 100'-0" 9PS 110'-0" 9PL 110'-0"

# Circuits

Circuit #

40 18 1 18 1 24 4 24 24 12 5 12 5 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12 12

1 through 40 41 through 58 533 59 through 76 534 77 through 100 535 through 538 101 through 124 125 through 148 149 through 163 539 through 543 164 through 178 544 through 548 251 through 262 263 through 274 275 through 286 287 through 298 299 through 310 311 through 322 323 through 334 335 through 346 347 through 358 359 through 370 371 through 382 383 through 394 395 through 406 407 through 418 419 through 430 431 through 442 443 through 454 455 through 466 467 through 478 479 through 490

Line Set

From Fire Curtain

3

2'-3"

11

6'-10"

22

13'-0"

32

18'-0"

48

26'-6"

56

33'-0"

70

42'-0"

86

51'-6"

92

57'-0"

continued‌

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Dimmer Schedule (continued) Length

SL LAD 1 SL LAD 2 SL LAD 3 SL LAD 4 SL LAD 5 SL LAD 6 SL 50 AMP SR LAD 1 SR LAD 2 SR LAD 3 SR LAD 4 SR LAD 5 SR LAD 6 SR 50 AMP PIT TRAP DSL 50 amp DSR 50 amp USR 50 amp USL 50 amp

34'-0" 34'-0" 34'-0" 34'-0" 34'-0" 34'-0" 34'-0" 34'-0" 34'-0" 34'-0" 34'-0" 34'-0"

# Circuits

Circuit #

6 6 6 6 6 6 3 6 6 6 6 6 6 3 16 4 5 3 5 3 6 3 6 3

179 185 191 197 203 209 549 215 221 227 233 239 245 552 491 529 507 555 512 558 517 561 523 564

through through through through through through through through through through through through through through through through through through through through through through through through

184 190 196 202 208 214 551 220 226 232 238 244 250 554 506 532 511 557 516 560 522 563 528 566

Line Set

From Fire Curtain

4 11 27 42 57 75

3'-0" 8'-0" 16'-0" 23'-0" 34'-0" 45'-0"

5 15 28 44 62 77

4'-0" 9'-0" 16'-0" 24'-0" 37'-0" 46'-0"

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SOUND The speaker system consists of two clusters (an upper and a lower) sub woofers and a two-zone under balcony delay system and a left and right flown concert system. Not all of the system is up at any given time.

MAIN SYSTEM Main House Cluster Comprised of two clusters designed to provide complete coverage throughout the seating area Contains:

(9) large format, coaxial, constant directivity horns, a mid-bass array of (4) 18" woofers. The loudspeakers are manufactured by Frazier Loudspeakers

Left & Right Systems (2) 15-element Meyer M’elodie arrays with (4) Meyer 700HP sub Meyer Galileo’s provide control of left and right arrays, and the house cluster Monitoring We do not have an onstage monitor desk; if onstage mix is required, we can arrange through a local vendor. Front of House Main console:

Midas XL-4

Outboard processing:

Lexicon 70, 80, 90, 91 comp/limiters, gates. BSS: 402's, 504's 402's, 504's, 901ii's

Playback:

Denon CD players; computer playback

Notes: If more than one machine of any playback variety is required, all audio is transferred to a hard drive and played back via a digital audio workstation, i.e. PC

INVENTORY Microphones AKG: 460, 480, 414, 408, 409. Shure: Beta 57 & 58, SM57 & 58, SM91. Sennheiser: 441, 421, MKE2, MKE102 Schoeps Colette Series Countryman, Radial, and Klark-Teknik DI’s Sound / Chain Motors

(4) half ton chain motors are dedicated to the proscenium for speaker rigging **Please advance for further information**

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COMMUNICATION ClearCom

ClearCom MS-808 Telex BTR-800, TR-825

Paging/Program

Distributed through out the dressing rooms and the support building

Radio Frequency Coordination Policy Use of Radio Frequency (RF) Equipment by Visiting Productions and Prior Frequency Coordination 1 In an effort to ensure all events and users are able to avoid radio frequency (RF) interference with production and venue related RF equipment, it is required without exception that ALL RF transmission equipment to be brought into or onto venue property by any visiting production, except that listed in the “RF Transmission Equipment Exception List”, be coordinated with the Benedum Center Audio Department at least (1) week prior to load in. 2 All visiting production’s RF transmission equipment shall comply with all pertinent Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules and regulations in effect at the time of load in and for the duration of the production. The Benedum Center reserves the right to examine and test the visiting production’s RF transmission equipment at any time it is scheduled to be used on venue property to insure conformity with manufacturer’s performance specifications, compliance with FCC technical requirements, to determine interference potential, and/or to determine suspect interference. 3 Under no circumstances will the Benedum Center permit, authorize or otherwise tolerate the operation of any transmission equipment which has as its primary purpose to jam or otherwise restrict the operation of cellular/PCS or pager services in the frequency range of 698MHz - 2000MHz (2GHz). 4 Failure to coordinate the visiting production’s RF transmission equipment with the venue prior to load in may result in the delay of, or forbiddance to use the RF equipment. The Benedum Center reserves the right to take such action as it believes reasonably necessary in order to prevent operation of said equipment until the coordination and/or interference issues can be resolved, or to secure the transmission equipment until it can be removed from the venue. 5 For the purposes of prior coordination, the visiting production shall provide the following detailed RF transmission equipment information to the Benedum Center Audio Department at least (1) week prior to load in: a) Contact name and mobile telephone number and/or e-mail address of individual responsible for visiting production’s RF transmission equipment b) The manufacturer, model, specific frequency bandsplit(s) or pre-programmed frequencies (if applicable) of each piece of RF transmission equipment to be operated on venue property by the production c) Quantities of each item in paragraph 4a d) If RF transmission equipment is capable of variable RF power output, proposed power level for use on venue property must be indicated for each piece of RF transmission equipment e) Posed frequencies for use as a result of any pre-determined frequency band plan BACK TO TOP Benedum Center Technical Specifications Revised April 2011 Page 13 of 20

Radio Frequency Coordination Policy (continued)

6 Partial list of RF transmission equipment subject to prior coordination: - Two-way radios operating in any frequency range, including 800MHz ESMR (Nextel) and conventional trunking radios - Wireless microphones operating in any frequency range - Wireless in-ear-monitors (IEM) operating in any frequency range - Wireless intercom operating in any frequency range - Wireless cueing and/or interruptible foldback (IFB) operating in any frequency range - Assisted listening systems operating in any frequency range - Wireless video systems operating in any frequency range - Wireless programmable logic controllers (PLC) operating in any frequency range - Wireless data modems operating in any frequency range - Wireless automation control operating in any frequency range - Wireless lighting and DMX control operating in any frequency range - Wireless control of any type operating in any frequency range - Wireless access point/router (WAP / Wi-Fi) operating in any frequency range - Bi-directional amplifiers/systems for ESMR (Nextel)/cellular/PCS services - Microwave ovens - Any RF device operating in any frequency range not listed in “RF Transmission Equipment Exception List� 7 Any visiting production RF transmission equipment operating in the following frequency ranges are subject to prior coordination: - 100kHz - 806MHz - 896MHz - 901MHz - 902MHz - 930MHz - 935MHz - 940MHz - 944MHz - 952MHz - 2400MHz - 2485MHz (2.4GHz - 2.485GHz) - 5030MHz - 5350MHz (5.03GHz - 5.35GHz) - 5470MHz - 5830MHz (5.47GHz - 5.83GHz) 8 RF Transmission Equipment Exception List: - Cellular (700/800/850MHz) and PCS (1700/1800/1900/2100MHz) [subscriber] phones - Wi-Fi wireless client devices, such as computers and PDAs 9 A template can be provided upon request to submit visiting production RF transmission equipment to the Benedum Center Audio Department. Information sheets already composed by visiting production may be submitted so long as it contains the complete information as detailed in paragraph 5. 10 RF Equipment information, as well as any inquiry regarding this policy or the information to be provided must be submitted to the Benedum Center Audio Department at: evans@pgharts.org FAX: 412-456-2647 (attention Chris Evans) BACK TO TOP Benedum Center Technical Specifications Revised April 2011 Page 14 of 20

PYROTECHNICS & FIRE All facilities must apply for live flame (any open flame in a public space) or Pyrotechnic permits with the City of Pittsburgh Fire Bureau. Please advance with the Production Department.

CONSOLE LOCATIONS STAGE MANAGERS CONSOLE/VIDEO SUPPORT Location:

Downstage right

Equipped with: Clear Com High resolution color video image Infrared black & white (see in the dark) image Cue Light system LED Infrared emitter is located on the rail Audio monitor

ROAD CONSOLE PLACEMENT Location:

Front of house Orchestra Center, main floor Rows U,V,W are removed in 4' increments x 8' deep, no greater than 24' (a +2' insert can be added on the inside dimensions) These rows are always held by our Ticketing Department and released by our Production Department as each show is advanced.

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WARDROBE / LAUNDRY WARDROBE & WIG ROOMS Entry level (1 each) Stage level (1 each) Equipped with racks, shelves and water

LAUNDRY/WORKROOM

LAUNDRY ROOM

Basement level Equipment: (3) washers (3) dryers Steamers Irons and boards Rolling racks available Wardrobe rooms have running water Freight elevator capable of handling 6'-9" x 6'-2" wardrobe crate

DRESSING ROOMS (13) Dressing rooms, (4) Chorus rooms All rooms have lights, mirrors, chairs, sinks, toilets and showers

DRESSING ROOMS Stage level Room

Capacity

A B C D E F G H J K L M N

1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 2 2 4 4 2 26

Total

WIG ROOM

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CHORUS ROOMS Basement level (one level below stage) Room

Capacity

1 2

20 12

Entry level (one level above stage) Room

Capacity

3 4

27 33

REHEARSAL STUDIOS STUDIO A Dimensions:

58'-7" x 56'-3"

Type:

Sprung floor

Location:

2nd floor, accessible to freight elevator

Equipped with: Ballet barres, mirrors and a balcony viewing area

STUDIO B Dimensions:

58'-7" x 57'-3"

Type:

Sprung floor

Location:

4th Floor, accessible to freight elevator

Equipped with: Ballet barres and mirrors

STUDIO C Dimensions: Location:

23'-11" x 18'-10" 3rd Floor

Studios may be rented for storage

GREEN ROOM Located at the stage door entrance This room will comfortably accommodate small groups for meet and greets.

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STAGE RISERS / TABLES / PODIUMS / CHAIRS RISERS

Dimensions

(8) Wenger risers

4' x 8' x 8"

(8) Wenger risers

4' x 8' x 16"

(8) Wenger risers

4' x 8' x 24"

(4) Wenger risers

4' x 6' x 8"

(4) Wenger risers

4' x 6 'x 16"

(4) Wenger risers

4' x 6' x 24"

TABLES 8' x 2'-6" 6' x 2'-6" 4' x 2'-6" (2)

Matching Podiums

(30) Mity lite chairs for miscellaneous use (6)

Battery powered music stand lights

CHAIN MOTORS / PERSONNEL LIFTS / LADDERS (16) CM inverted one ton chain motors (4)

CM inverted half ton chain motors

(3)

Controllers

(20) Motor stands for grid use* (1)

A-frame ladder:

28'

Assortment of fiberglass ladders:

multiple sizes

(1)

Skyjack:

30'

(1)

JLG:

42'

Man lifts must drop and roll with outriggers in place. The Benedum Center does not underhang inverted motors below the grid.

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ORCHESTRA PIT Capacity:

Full Pit = 65 musicians (approx) Half Pit = 30 musicians (approx)

Pit depth:

8'-10" Fully adjustable for height requirements

Equipment:

Conductors rostrum and platform (150) Wenger single lip metal music stands Music stand clip lights (150) Wenger black orchestra posture chairs (6) metal adjustable bass stools

PIANOS (1) 9' Steinway model D with padded bench (1) 7' Steinway model B with padded bench (2) Steinway uprights (1) FOH piano, balcony level

DANCE EQUIPMENT Marley dance floor (black) Floor taping tool

FOGGERS (2) Aqua foggers 3300

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PROJECTION SYSTEM NORELCO AA II WITH POTTS PLATTER TRANSPORT Projection:

1.85:1 2.35:1 Anamorphic (Cinemascope)

Reproduction: Optical mono Optical Dolby stereo (with surround) 4-track magnetic Expandable to Dolby spectral recording capabilities

70 MM Projection:

2.2:1

Reproduction: 6-track magnetic conventional (left, center, right surround) 6-track magnetic Dolby encoded (left, center, right surround) Expandable to full 6-track Schneider lenses with perspective correction JBL Sound main channels, constant directivity

WIRELESS INTERNET Wireless internet access is available throughout stage, dressing rooms and rehearsal studios Our Cisco based system is pass code protected Dressing Rooms F and L have hard line access

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