Don Quixotes Sound & Light System
NEW SOUND and SYSTEM text. (2/2012)
Allen & Heath GL-2400 32x4x2x1 mixing desk; 4 stereo returns, 2 extra mono microphone preamps,7x4 matrix submixer, 6 pre/post switchable auxiliary sends. Channel strips include switchable phantom power, polarity, pad and 75hz. HPF. Switchable channel strip EQ's include LF and HF shelving and two 1.5 octave bell-curve quasi-parametric sweepable MF filters.
24x4 main snake, 12 channel sub-snake. 24 input splitter snake. (We use 22 channels to console, 2 channels for stereo mains return. 4 aux. returns for monitors. (Aux. returns feature parallel TRS 1/4” and XLR jacks)
4 monitor mixes, sent from FOH console. 31 band graphic EQ w/variable HPF/LPF and limiters per send. 4 channels of 475 watt (RMS) QSC amplification; 2 Yamaha 2-way 15”/1” wedges, 2 E/V 2-way 15”/1” wedges. Drum monitor cabinet is 2-way, 15”/2” loaded with EV and Reinkus/Heinz drivers. Monitor amps feature safety limiters, monitor cabs feature HF limiters.
Main loudspeaker system:
6 E/V Eliminator I loudspeakers. 2-way, 15”/1” with HF protectors. (Flown array)
True stereo, with QSC Powerlight amplification; 3.4kw. power output and safety limiters.
1 twin 18” neodymium subwoofer, bridged mono Crest Tour Series amplification; 2.0 kw power output. (Sub is center-stage floor mounted, under stage skirt)
5.4kilowatt total power allows system to easily generate 118Db plus at the mix position. (30hz. to 18khz. freq. response)
DBX 1/3 rd octave main EQ. Ashly electronic crossover.
2 main L+R compressor channels with VCA followed clip-limiters.
6 add'l compressors for channel/sub-group insertion. (2 with VCA followed clip-limiters and noise gate/expanders, 4 w/standard clip limiters-all feature switchable side-chain HPF)
Fuhrman 3-band parametric EQ for channel/sub-group insertion.
ADA digital delay unit.
Yamaha REV -500 reverb/delay unit
4 1/3 rd octave EQ's with variable limiters for monitors.
1 add'l insertable 1/3 rd octave EQ with variable limiter and variable HPF/LPF.
Leviton 2-scene 32 channel DMX controller with programmable chase functions. 17 lighting instruments total, 75 watt PAR spots (Type A pre-focus) above stage, 3 Fresnel PAR flood wash instruments in auditorium.