Gymnasium Sound System

Designing a School Gymnasium sound system that is easy to operate, durable and delivers full range intelligible audio.

Design Goals

  • Interface will be intuitive and easy to operate.
  • Interface will remain compatible with any future components.
  • Input controls must not rely on software and will not require any maintenance or updates.
  • Components are built tough to withstand the conditions of a Gymnasium.

Product Selection

Input Devices

  • Octasound RABX2 – Bluetooth™ and aux input plate.
    • Intuitive and easy to operate. Plug in or pair a device and adjust volume.
    • Conductive plastic, metal shaft, sealed volume controls will not rust or oxidize.
    • Double anodized aluminum. Product markings are permanent and will not wear off.
    • Can be installed anywhere an input is required and up to 1000 ft away from amplifier.
  • Octasound RAMX2 – Mic and Aux input plate.
    • Intuitive design. Plug in aux (headphone) or Microphone and adjust volume.
    • Conductive plastic, metal shaft, sealed volume controls will not rust or oxidize.
    • Double anodized aluminum. Product markings are permanent and will not wear off.
    • Can be installed anywhere an input is required and up to 1000 ft away from amplifier.

Speakers

  • SP860A Octasound 360 x 180 Ceiling speaker.
    • SP860A speaker will easily provide full audio coverage for this environment.
    • Durable Impact resistant coating and grills.
  • OS2X12 Octasound Subwoofer
    • Dual woofer bipole design for clear, crisp and deep bass response.
    • Protects other speakers from damaging low frequencies.
    • Durable impact resistant coating and grills.

Amplifiers

  • 1 x 500 Watt Dual channel DSP amplifier.
    • Amplifier can be internally programmed or via front panel.
    • Maximum levels can be established for each channel to prevent over powering the loudspeakers
    • Crossover can be established to steer damaging lows away from the SP860A speakers and into the OS2X12 subwoofer.
    • Panel can be locked out so settings cannot be adjusted by end users.

Gymnasium Sound System