HALO-C fitted in The Forum30 May 2014
Autograph Sales & Installations recently upgraded the audio system at The Forum, a 1600 seat former cinema restored by Bath City Church.
The Forum is Bath’s biggest venue and the third largest seated auditorium in the south west of England.
Autograph Sales & Installations were awarded the contract to design and supply a new loudspeaker system, amplifiers, mixing console and cabling.
The new HALO-C compact line array system from EM Acoustics was chosen for the venue, which is the same system that was recently installed in London’s Royal Albert Hall.
Powered by Lab.gruppen PLM amplifiers, the system is connected via Dante with an SD9 digital console from DiGiCo at FOH.
Autograph project manager Chris Austin, explains: “Like most rooms originally designed to deliver sound to a large audience without amplification, The Forum presented real challenges when designing and installing a sound reinforcement system.”
“Fortunately we’ve worked in numerous locations of this kind previously, and we found HALO-C to be the perfect choice for the project, and not just because of its outstanding acoustic performance – its small size allows a powerful system to be very unobtrusive, and its accuracy allowed us to achieve a very tightly-defined coverage right across the stalls. It is also remarkably cost-effective, as up to sixteen cabinets can be powered from a single amplifier.”