Professional-audio distributor Rock centrum has completed a major indoor and outdoor installation in the Slovakian city of Martin. The company was approached by the city's major and a panel of architects to create a fitting audio system for a new pedestrian area and the glass-sided Millenium building within it.
The open-air space is dominated by ten translucent columns that project a light and sound show into the central square. An Allen and Heath GR1 three-output analog zone mixer routes audio to the columns, which contain five Crown XLS-series amplifiers and ten Tannoy i8 AW all-weather speakers. Delays are provided by a Digitech Studio Quad4 multi-effects processor.
Beyond the columns, the pedestrian area is overlooked by the Millenium bar. The building is divided into four independent zones, each fed by an output from an Allen and Heath GR05 four-output zone mixer. Other audio equipment installed in the Millenium by Rock centrum includes Crown XLS amplifiers, Martin Audio C516 ceiling speakers and a CS265P subbass system, and dbx compressors and limiters.