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DECEMBER 2012 $6.95 VOL. 21 ISSUE 12

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Analog Way is pleased to announce it has moved to new headquarters in Antony, near Paris, France. This move occurs in a context of strong development and marks an important new step in Analog Way’s expansion. Making a joyful noise— exploring the new d&b sound installation at Living Hope Church

New d&b sound installation at Living Hope Church


sound system at a church is really only a tool to help us do what we do. -ˆ˜}°Ê*À>Þ°Ê/i>V…°Ê̽ÃʍÕÃÌÊ̅>ÌÊ this new d&b audiotechnik sound system allows us to do all of that so much better than anything else we’ve used.” For worship pastor David Lewis and the rest of Living Hope Church in Piperton, Tennessee, it was essential to create a worship space that would enhance their services and create an atmosphere for passionate praise, “This sound system uncompromisingly allows us to serve our community and focus on the ministry.” The congregation at Living Hope Church has been together since 2006. Without a building of their own, most of the events were held in school cafeterias and gymnasiums. This year, Living Hope was finally able to create their own space. After years in acoustically challenging venues, the church understood that sound


had to be one of the focus features of their new building. They hired Elite Multimedia of Memphis, Tennessee, to Vœ˜ÃՏÌÊ œ˜Ê ̅iÊ «ÀœiVÌÊ >˜`Ê acoustically design the main sanctuary. A fan style room with stadium seating, Elite Multimedia’s BJ Shaver designed Living Hope’s worship space with d&b loudspeakers in mind. Wade Russell, lead systems integra̜Àʜ˜Ê̅iÊ«ÀœiVÌ]ÊiÝ«>ˆ˜i`Ê that the church “Wanted high quality. Consistency was very important. Consistency with a sound system ensures that everyone will have a full experience every time, no matter where they sit. d&b was the only company for ̅iʍœL°»Ê Though working on a budget, the church decided on d&b T10 loudspeakers for the main sanctuary array, six per side. d&b 4S loudspeakers were used as frontfills, while one E12 loudspeaker was installed as center downfill. Elite was also able to suggest the E15

subwoofers to maintain low frequency in the space. A combination of d&b D6 and D12 amplifiers, including built-in processing, completed the sanctuary’s system. Russell explains that from the rigging of the system to the wʘ>ÊÜ՘`ÊV…iVŽ]Ê̅iÊ«ÀœiVÌÊ came together seamlessly. “We understood early on that sound was a key element to ̅ˆÃÊ«ÀœiVÌÆ»Êi܈Ã]Ê>ÃÊÜiÊ>ÃÊ many members of the young, tech-savv y congregation, wanted the best. “After hearing a few different loudspeakers, d&b audiotechnik stood light years ahead of the rest. We are thrilled with how it has turned out.”

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Ashly Audio appoints industry veteran Anthony Errigo to newly created director of marketing position. Outline S.r.l. and U.S. subsidiary, Outline North America, LLC, have entered into an agreement with Production Resource Group (PRG), one of the largest production services companies in North America.

Worxaudio Technologies loudspeakers were recently deployed at First Baptist Church of Lenoir, NC. Church management wanted the new A/V system to have the versatility to handle a wide range of services and the occasional music program. Their previous sound system suffered from poor speech intelligibility, phasing issues, and inconsistent dispersion. The church deployed a new sound system drawn from the catalog of Greensboro, NC-based WorxAudio Technologies.

December 2012

Technologies for Worship Article  
Technologies for Worship Article  

Technologies for Worship Article, Dec 2012