Orbital is a major supplier of sound and communication systems & design solutions for the theatre, live event, conference, exhibition, visitor attraction, film and television industries.
With operations serving the North American, European and Far Eastern markets, the company provides professional audio solutions for sale or rental to clients in any part of the globe, coupled to outstanding levels of technical support more >
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… and Nemesis at Battersea Arts Centre
Getting BAC under control
One of the UK's most influential theatre complexes, London's multi-space Battersea Arts Centre (BAC), suffered a fire during March 2015 that severely damaged its Grand Hall – the venue's largest performance space – resulting in a re-think of the centre's various rooms.
Orbital Sound stepped in quickly to help with the supply of ex-rental sound equipment to replace some of the damaged kit, with the venue subsequently requiring a dual-redundancy audio playback and control system.
BAC's Technical Manager, Matt O'Leary, specified a Nemesis-based rack system, with Orbital Sound supplying two Apple Mac Mini computers running QLab software, controlled via a Nemesis CCS-2 Computer Controlled Switch, together with a Nemesis AD16SW 16-Channel ADAT switchover unit.
The system includes a Nemesis 8-Button Remote, with all the Nemesis devices control linked and triggered via the remote. Two RME Fireface 802 interfaces complete the system, which was supplied ready-to-go in an 8U flight-cased rack for deployment where required around the venue, with the dual-redundant design providing peace of mind in the event of a computer failure.
Following the fire, which
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