St. Philip AME

Completed in 2007, this large expansion includes a gymnasium, class and exercise rooms, with office, dining and meeting facilities and features a ballroom-sized three-section multi-purpose Fellowship Hall with a prominent stage.

In addition to a number of local audio and video systems in areas such as the boardroom, dance studio, aerobics room and gymnasium, the Fellowship Hall incorporates a live performance system utilizing flown JBL speakers and sub-woofers driven by QSC amplifiers with dbx processing and a large-format Soundcraft console, as well as a high-quality distributed system with room combining that boasts high-bandwidth co-axial ceiling speakers by Atlas driven by QSC amplifiers and Peavey Nion processing being controlled by Crestron wired and wireless touch screens.The Fellowship Hall video system incorporates three custom Draper projection screens with images coming from Panasonic high-output projectors following Kramer and Extron video processing, permitting the operator to route a single video input, be it from a computer, Panasonic DVD, or Denon VHS player, to any or all three screens, or have three independent images simultaneously. The Crestron touch-screen system simplifies user control of the extensive video capabilities.

A recording and audio/video distribution system with Soundcraft console, Panasonic DVD-R and CD-R, and Pico-Macom video processing and distribution enables the operators to capture audio and video from either playback sources or live from the consoles and high-definition broadcast-grade Panasonic portable cameras and distribute it both to recording medium and through-out the facilities’ LG plasma network.