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Clair Brothers Big, Little PA System Raises Spirits and Solves Under Balcony Sound Problems at Calvary Fellowship Church

In Audio, home_page, Install News, Uncategorized by Chris Hardin

The snow kept falling and falling. And falling. Reaching two feet, the weight of the snow was too much for the roof to bear at Calvary Fellowship. Ruptured pipes irreparably flooded the 1,100-seat sanctuary at a cost of over a million dollars in damage. “Luckily nobody was hurt,” says a thankful Lee Wiggins, head pastor at the church.

The renovation was major, and it changed the physical design of the space. Improvements were made at all levels, which rendered the budget to complete important final details relatively low. “Money was an issue but we all felt we still needed to offer our congregation the best possible worship experience, especially the level of quality of the audio production that delivers our sermons,” points out Pastor Lee. So, who got the call? “Clair Brothers, of course,” he says with a smile. “And it was the right decision.”

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Susan Morgan, Co-Owner of Morgan Sound, Passes Away

In Audio, home_page, Industry News, Uncategorized by Chris Hardin

It is with deep regret that A/V integrator Morgan Sound, Inc. of Lynnwood, Washington, announces the passing of co-owner, Susan Morgan, on July 25, 2018. She fought a fierce battle with Ovarian Cancer for four years, constantly managing her treatment and pushing her doctors for options that would save her life. “It was a duty that she, my wife Jody Adams, and I never set aside,” states Charlie Morgan, President of Morgan Sound and business partner of Susan. “I take comfort in knowing that we cared for her and stayed in her presence to the very end.”

In the early years of the company, Susan managed virtually all aspects of the day-to-day operations while her partner and then husband, Charlie Morgan, was touring with many national and international artists, and she continued to do so even after Charlie stopped touring, organizing and purchasing new inventory for both retail and live sound operations. Managing her own client list, of which there were many, her early adoption of the coming age of digital consoles positioned the company to post great gains when many of her church and sound clients began to switch over.

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The WalkaBout Drum

In Audio, Product Reviews by tfwm

The WalkaBout Drum By John Chevalier For the last 2 months I’ve had the opportunity to use The WalkaBout Drum. I would assume that your first question is; “Why are …

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Danley Does It All (Again) at Fayetteville First Baptist Church

In Audio, home_page, Install News, Uncategorized by Chris Hardin

Fayetteville First Baptist Church in Fayetteville, Georgia is aware of its strengths, even as it shifts to a more blended worship style. The goal is to engage the next generation so that they keep their roots firmly planted at FFBC without going so far as to make church an alien experience for the older generations who have been supporting the church their entire lives. Although it met the church’s needs when it went in fifteen years ago, the sanctuary’s sound reinforcement system was straining under the weight of the more contemporary demands placed upon it by the shift in service style. FFBC hired Gainesville, Georgia-based dB Integrations – the same company that had designed and installed the older system – to update its 500-seat sanctuary with a new Danley-based sound system that could simultaneously deliver excellent spoken-word intelligibility and exciting musicality.

“We did Fayetteville First Baptist Church’s previous sound reinforcement system when I first started at dB Integrations fifteen years ago,” said Neil Philpott, sales consultant at dB Integrations. “We designed that system for a multi-purpose room because, like many churches, they hoped to build a dedicated sanctuary. But that never ended up happening and so the ‘multi-purpose room’ became the permanent worship space.”

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