P.Audio and Dynatech power Nashik’s Big Bang!
INDIA: Comprising over 100 arcade and video games, along with bowling alleys, cricketing lanes, a laser tag area, an augmented reality zone and a fully-fledged restaurant and bar called 31st Street Bar and Café, Big Bang! is the largest comprehensive sports and entertainment centre in the Indian city of Nashik. The audio and lighting infrastructure at Big Bang! has been designed and commissioned by Mumbai-based systems integrator Integrated System Design (ISD), with the equipment provided by Sonotone's Mumbai dealer, Dev Electronics.
‘Our initial meetings with the head of Sankalp group, Devendra Joshi and CEO Ashish Ghelani gave us a clear insight into their ambitious vision for the venue, and since they were so clear about what they wanted, it became easy for us to specify the right solution,’ explained Roystton N, director of ISD shares. ‘It is fulfilling to see that our planning and efforts have been fruitful.’
‘The guys at Integrated System Design were the only ones who truly understood the amazing potential that Big Bang! stood for, and we’re glad that we chose to work with them,’ added Mr Ghelani. ‘The work that they’ve done with the audio and lighting system here is fantastic, and it’s given us the flexibility and the dependability we need to confidently assert that Big Bang! can capably reinforce any large scale party or gig, like a new year’s eve celebration, even better than most nightclubs could.’
On the lower level main gaming zone, the loudspeaker setup comprises ten P.Audio XT10 loudspeakers along with four custom subwoofers, each loaded with a single 18-inch P.Audio driver. The bowling alley area is equipped with a pair of P.Audio XT8 loudspeakers and one custom 18-inch subwoofer. The entire loudspeaker setup is powered through Dynatech power amplifiers with processing and management from a pair of Dynatech DPA360s. The loudspeaker setup in the augmented reality area comprises a pair of XT10 loudspeakers with a single custom 18-inch subwoofer, powered through Dynatech amplifiers with processing from a Dynatech DPA260 loudspeaker management system.
This design has been replicated in several other areas including the gaming zone and laser tag area, with Dynatech HP8 passive enclosures used as an alternative to the XT series speakers. The venue’s dedicated party room has been outfitted with a pair of Mackie SRM450 active cabinets and a custom P.Audio subwoofer, while the 31st Street venue now features two custom 18-inch P.Audio subs with six HP8s providing coverage. Dynatech DPA260 loudspeaker management systems are used in each area except the main gaming zone to provide signal processing and management.