Professional Sound - October 2017 - Page 37

Restaurant stage with d&b audiotechnik 24S-Ds Vey says that working with St-Laurent and his team at Pays de la Sagouine has been a very positive experience. “They are all professionals and understand very well what is in- volved in a project of this size,” he shares. “They were great with communication on details that we needed and very flexible and accommodating during the installation process. Their techs were on hand during the whole install, which made running cables and finding things really easy, considering how well they know their venues.” He also tips his hat again to d&b audiotechnik Canada, noting that Corbin visited the venue after the install to see and hear the systems and ensure the results were meeting everyone’s expectations. To that end, both Vey and St-Laurent say that the attraction’s techs and operators have enjoyed their experiences mixing on the new systems. “Overall, the comments have been great,” Vey states. “The technicians feel more confident with these systems and have commented on how very little tweaking is required to get a nice-sounding mix. One person said they just had to recall their show file and turn it up; the system was very plug-and-play.” Thanks to its ongoing relevance and popularity coupled with an injection of funding from the governments of Canada and New Brunswick, proj- ects are currently underway to ensure the stories and overall experience of Pays de la Sagouine – particularly the fan-favourite performances of Viola Léger as Maillet’s title character – will carry on years into the future. And thanks to some rel- atively small but nonetheless cleverly designed audio systems in some of its main venues, that experience can be better delivered for the present as well. Andrew King is the Editor-in-Chief of Professional Sound. New Meets Old The new system components for Pays de la Sagouine’s restaurant and island stages. Island Stages Restaurant Stage 1 x Soundcraft Vi1 48 x 16 Console 8 x d&b audiotechnik Yi8 Weather Resistant Loudspeaker (4 per stage, 2 per side) 2 x d&b audiotechnik 24S-D Dipole Point Source Speakers 8 x d&b audiotechnik Yi12 Weather Resistant Loudspeaker (4 per stage, 2 per side) 4 x d&b audiotechnik B6 Subwoofers 2 x d&b audiotechnik Yi10P Install Loudspeaker 4 x d&b audiotechnik E6 Fill Speakers 6 x d&b audiotechnik B6 Subwoofers (shared between stages as needed) 1 x d&b audiotechnik D30 Amplifier 2 x d&b audiotechnik D30 Amplifiers 1 x d&b audiotechnik D10 Amplifier PROFESSIONAL SOUND • 37