D.A.S. Audio in Chicago community church

New Life Community Church is one very active non-denominational Christian church

11 April 2012

USA - With 14 campuses in and around the city of Chicago and 25 weekend worship services each Sunday, New Life Community Church is one very active non-denominational Christian church. Until recently, their Midway Campus sanctuary faced a number of speech intelligibility and related challenges with their sound reinforcement system. The situation is now resolved-thanks in large part to the new sound system consisting of Variant Series installation line array loudspeakers from D.A.S. Audio.

West Chester, OH-based Troubadour Solutions, an A/V design / build firm with a focus on churches and associated Christian venues, was contracted to design and install the new sound reinforcement setup at the church's Midway Campus. Dr. Scott Weaver, owner and chief designer of Troubadour Solutions, discussed the challenges of the project and his reasons for deploying 14 D.A.S. Audio Variant loudspeakers.

"The Midway Campus sanctuary is a very challenging space," Dr. Weaver explained. "This is a very wide, but shallow room. The sanctuary measures roughly 130ft wide by 82ft deep-with a 22ft ceiling. The space uses moveable seating for approximately 700 worshippers. While there is some acoustical treatment on the walls as well as some baffles in the ceiling area, this is a rather live environment due to the ceramic tile floor."

Dr. Weaver continued, "The stage / altar area is positioned along the width of the room and, hence, the loudspeaker system needed to provide broad horizontal coverage, but with very controlled throw so as to minimize the chance of acoustic reflections coming off the rear wall. After evaluating a number of systems, we determined that D.A.S. Audio's Variant 25A powered mid-high line array elements were the right tool for the job."

The loudspeaker arrangement in the Midway Campus sanctuary consists of three - left, center, right -loudspeaker line arrays, each with four Variant 25A elements.

(Jim Evans)

 

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