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AUTHOR: Inavate

Hurrairah bin Sohail talks with the integrators responsible for providing the recently opened Hotel Jen Orchard Gateway in Singapore with its AV systems.

Located in close proximity to Singapore’s Orchard Road, Hotel Jen Orchardgateway is a new facility on the site of an old hotel. Owners have completely overhauled the venue and new premises were built from the ground up.

In early 2014, Bizplanet Solution was brought in to handle the AV requirements for Hotel Jen Orchardgateway and hotel opened its doors to the public in September 2014.

The audio system for Hotel Jen Orchardgateway is based around a core of Electro-Voice speakers and DSPs connected through CobraNet DSPs connected through CobraNet.

The main control room is situated at the back of the house on level 9. It houses the CobraNet switch which is connected to the audio systems across the hotel facilities via ?ber. The rack also houses an Electro-Voice N8000 digital matrix, an Electro-Voice AO-1 output module and an Electro-Voice PA2250T ampli?er.

Interestingly, a Frostbite Scarlett 18i 20 digital mixer can be found. Lye explains its inclusion: “The Frostbite is an excellent professional grade mixer that gives Hotel Jen Orchardgateway great control over their audio. With the ability to accept 18 inputs and handle 20 outputs the mixer is also extremely ?exible and scalable.”

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