Sin City recently welcomed its newest and largest nightlife destination, Club PURE, at Caesar's Palace, complete with wall-to-wall Turbosound loudspeakers. The 36,000-square-foot club, which opened on New Year's Eve, features four distinctly different nightlife areas, each with its own Turbosound audio system. The install at PURE was completed by Scott Fisher, owner of The Wave Sound in Las Vegas.
Founded in 1992, The Wave Sound specializes in pro audio rentals, as well as high-profile design/build installations like PURE. Other recent projects include BiKiNiS Beach & Dance Club at the Rio Hotel and Coyote Ugly at New York-New York.
The club itself presented a challenging environment for Fisher. An abundance of glass and other hard surfaces made for a very reflective environment. The club's open floor plan also provided additional acoustical challenges.
Turbosound loudspeakers were chosen for the install due to their high quality and outstanding performance in adverse conditions.
The main dance floor at PURE is a rectangular room flanked on two sides by raised VIP platforms. There are eight Turbosound TQ-315 loudspeakers, four Turbosound TQ-425 dual 15-inch subwoofers, and two Turbosound TSW-718 dual 18-inch subwoofers covering the dance floor. In addition, Turbosound manufactured six custom tweeter clusters with four drivers each that hang over the dance floor. The custom tweeters were chosen for the dance floor based on an existing audio system design and were produced in eight short weeks.
"Overall the coverage is very even on the dance floor. There are no dead spots," said Fisher. An additional four Turbosound TQ-308 loudspeakers cover the VIP platforms. Fisher also utilized this space to hide the subs within the cavities of one of the platforms. The steel frame and concrete top deck platforms had to be re-engineered to get the subs in there since construction had already begun in that area of the building.
Surrounding the main dance floor are two more Turbosound TQ-308s, eight Turbosound TCS-59s and three Turbosound TQ-115 subwoofers. This placement was done so the perimeter of the room was not off-axis. Next to the main room is the glass elevator where that there are four Turbosound TQ-308 loudspeakers and one Turbosound TQ-115 subwoofer. The elevator system pipes in whatever is playing on the main dance floor.