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Convention Centre - Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
Main Auditorium    - 2,000 seats
2 x Exhibition Halls
5 x large Meeting rooms
14 x Small meeting Rooms

Theatre Projects Consultants
Sisks
LSI Projects

The Project
On 6th February 2008 LSI Projects was awarded by the main contractor (Sisks) the Sound & Communications Contract for the newly built Dublin Convention Centre, reputedly now the largest and most modern high tech. Convention Centre in Europe.
LSI’s sub contract to the main contractor was for the Design, Supply, and Installation of the Sound and Communication systems for the entire Convention Centre which included, the Main Auditorium,
Exhibition Halls & Meeting Rooms.

Timescale
The project completion deadline date for LSI Projects from the date of contract award to handover to the client was 30 months which LSI achieved. Finishing on time and on budget LSI’s contract involved Systems Design, Equipment supply, Workshop building of Sound Racks, On – site installation, terminations, testing, commissioning and operator training

Facts & Figures
Design work commenced 6 months prior to the formal award of contract and continued intermittently throughout the contract accommodating various changes from the original consultant’s specification.
The Project from start to finish involved over 30,000 man hours between Design time, Rack building in LSI’s engineering workshop, on – site cable pulling/installation, cable terminations, systems testing and commissioning.

The Project from start to finish:
Man hours from start to finish:
Cable Installed:
Cable terminations:
Sound Racks built:

Facility Boxes
30 months
30,000
k250,000 + metres
k14,000
k34 x 42U
k14 x 18U
k200+



Following, is an example of what LSI Projects supplied and installed in the two Main Areas of the Convention Centre complex.

Main 2000 seat Auditorium

Equipment Installed::
d&b Q-series left, centre, right with flown cardioid sub-arrays each side.
d&b E-series used for fills, rear stalls, front and rear balcony delays.
d&b M-series monitors
d&b D6 & D12 amplification
d&b R70 for remote monitoring.
Digico SD7 FOH desk.
Digico SD8 Monitor & alternative FOH desk.
Brahler MSI-8 Interpretation system.
Clearcom Freespeak wireless comms.
Clearcom Wired Comms.
Clearcom Eclipse Matrix comms (used throughout all venues)
Toa VX-2000 FOH, stage and ROH paging.
Leitch video distribution. Composite & HD/SD SDI.
Sonifex audio distribution, summing amps and reference monitors

Infrastructure:
16 x 42U racks.
Extensive Fibre & data distribution.
Over 200 facility boxes.

Effects & Processing:
Tascam CD, MD and hard disc playback and record units
TC Electronic Reverb units
Klark Teknik EQ and Dynamics units.

The Liffey – Exhibition space
(This space cab be separated into two separate venues)

Equipment Installed:
d&b Q-series left, centre, right & side fills for main space and the larger of the split rooms.
d&b E-series used for delays or deployed “in the round” if required.
d&b T-series used for smaller of the split rooms.
d&b M-series monitors.
d&b D6 & D12 amplification.
d&b R70 for remote monitoring.
Digico SD8 Digital FOH desk.
Midas Venice 360 analogue FOH desk.
Sennheiser dual channel Infrared system.
Clearcom Freespeak wireless comms.
Clearcom Wired Comms.
Clearcom Eclipse matrix Comms (used throughout all venues)
Leitch video distribution. Composite & HD/SD SDI.
Sonifex audio distribution, summing amps and reference monitors.

Effects & Processing
Tascam CD, MD and hard disc playback and record units
TC Electronic Reverb units
Klark Teknik EQ and Dynamics units.

Infrastructure
4 x 42U racks.

 

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