JBL Professional announced that it supplied JC Productions (Sparks, Nev.) with PD Series loudspeakers for a design/build project at local Summit Christian Church.
Scott Schmidt, owner of JC Productions, was hired by the church to work on the project, which involved designing and outfitting a completely new structure. The church building will accommodate contemporary music services featuring national acts, as well as host dramatic productions, banquets and meetings.
“Based on input from Pastor Steve Bond and Pastor Steve Denney, we knew we needed high-SPL capability with good coverage and wanted to avoid spilling of low-frequency energy back to the stage area,” said Schmidt. “We chose the JBL PD Series because they are horn-loaded and gave us good, tight pattern control and allowed us to focus the energy to the seating area as opposed to splashing the walls.”
After conducting an EASE Acoustic Modeling session, the results confirmed the use of PD Series speakers, specifically five PD 5322/64s with clusters of two mounted above the stage left and right and the fifth one flown about two-thirds of the way back pointing at the sound booth, which is located in the rear balcony. Mounted under the two clusters are four PD 5122s. In addition, the two PD 5125 subs are flown from roof trusses. The system is filled out with JBL MS28s, mounted on the wings and used as downfill speakers.
“In Northern Nevada, it is becoming more common for churches to engage in such a diverse range of activities and to need a sound system that can meet those demands,” said Schmidt. “JBL and Jim Mathews from Plus Four Marketing in Concord, California, have always provided great service and support, and when the job is done, the listening experience is what you knew it would be.”
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