Thunder Audio Installs Geo S8 In Ohio Mega Church
In 1994, 25 people got together in the back room of a Chinese restaurant and laid the plans for what has become the Cedar Creek Church. Today, the main venue of this ministry (which also has two satellite locations) is described as a 'mega-church' and boasts better production facilities than many professional theatres.
Built from new, the main sanctuary of Perrysburg's CedarCreek Church seats 1500, the chapel seats 250, and the South Atrium can provide overflow seating for another 250. The site also houses a college, high school, junior classrooms and ministries.
Tom Hejnicki from Thunder Audio Inc./Thunder Production Group project-managed the installation, with input from Prodigy Music. "There are always challenges with any installation, the most prevalent two being time and budget. We had 15 calendar days to complete the installation at Perrysburg, for example, making it a point to work around other trades in order to cooperate as a team."
"The comprehensive product line of Yamaha Commercial Audio Systems including the NEXO line array has allowed us to streamline the installations and deliver high-quality productions at an affordable price point."
The installation at Cedar Creek's Main Campus in Perrysburg, Ohio, is based around a NEXO GEO S805 with CD18 subs and PS10 delay. A 48x24 fiber optic system is used for all signal and data. "The ability to run 64 bi-directional channels of audio, control data, HD video, DMX, and Ethernet all in the space of a 1" trade size conduit is paramount to the installation success."