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New lighting systems and sound equipment installed at Canterbury College

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article image The Canterbury College Events Centre

The new Events Centre at the Canterbury College in Waterford has been completely fitted out with new sound, lighting and audio visual systems to meet the needs of their music and sports initiatives.

Canterbury College is an independent co-educational day school affiliated with the Anglican Church of Australia. The campus is located on 32 hectares in Waterford, between Beenleigh and Loganlea in Queensland.

Designed to seat 2000, the new Canterbury Events Centre measures 75m x 45m with a stage size of about 24m x 12m plus wing space and side of stage areas.

The building itself is a BER funded project whilst the sound, lighting, audio visual and curtain systems have been funded by the College via fundraising along with some government funding. Performance Lighting & Sound Pty Ltd led by Managing Director, Noel Martin supplied and installed all the technical gear.

Sound systems installed at the Events Centre: 

  • JBL VRX900 Series self powered line array consisting of eight VRX932LAP and four VRX918SP subs
  • VRX 932 unpowered versions plus powered 932 mid high boxes and two 918 powered subs
  • Three JBL AE Compact AC29/95 boxes for rear delay powered by a Crown XLS2500 amplifier
  • dbx 4800 digital audio processor
  • Lexicon MX300 digital effects unit
  • Two JBL EON510 boxes and two EON515 boxes for foldback
  • Soundcraft LX7 MkII console for audio control
  • Wide selection of Shure microphones
  • Jands Ezicom 4 Channel Master Station with seven Ezicom Beltpacks

Lighting fixtures installed at the Events Centre: 

  • 30 Spotlight Combi 1200w PCs with barndoors
  • 18 Spotlight Combi 1200w Fresnels with barndoors
  • Four ETC Source Four Zoom Profiles for gobo projection
  • ETC Smartfade ML for powerful lighting control
  • WM patch and wall mounted Jands dimmers

Noel also used Jands curtain track and motor systems at the Canterbury College project as he had successfully done in earlier BER projects. The Jands curtain track and motor systems at Canterbury consist of two large tracks almost 22 metres wide for FOH I/M tabs.

A comprehensive range of lighting systems as well as sound and staging equipment from leading global brands is available from Jands


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