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Quality Concert and Recorded Audio. Newark Delaware

David Muddiman - Audio Engineer

302-239-7278 Home
302-593-2621 Cell



Equipment List:
Loudspeakers by Meyer Sound Labs, consoles by APB-Dynasonics, dynamics by BSS.
All owned By David Muddiman unless otherwise stated.
MSL-4 Stacked on 650-R2

Main Speakers
Loudspeakers by Meyer Sound Labs used for main throw, inner and outer main sidefills, or stage sideills, and drum monitors

Full Sized Loudspeakers:
8) Meyer MSL-4 -- with dollyboards and cabinet covers
135 dB Max RMS and 141 dB Max Peak at one meter. Narrow coverage

Compact Loudspeakers
2) Meyer UPA-1P -- with road cases and speaker pole package)
127 dB Max RMS and 133 dB Max Peak at one meter. Wide coverage

Note: The Meyer UPA-1P has the same components as the Meyer UM listed in "Vocal Monitors".
Either model can be used for either job.

Miniature Loudspeakers
2) Meyer UPM-1P -- with cabinet covers and speaker pole package
6) Meyer UPM-1-- with roadcases and mounting brackets for downstage
117 dB Max RMS and 123 dB Max Peak at one meter. Wide coverage

Sub-Woofers:
4) Meyer 650-R2 -- with cabinet covers
130 dB Max RMS and 136 dB Max Peak at one meter

2) Meyer USW-1P -- with cabinet covers
129 dB Max RMS and 135 dB Max Peak at one meter


Meyer MSL-4


Meyer UPA-1P


Meyer 650-R2

Vocal Monitors
Meyer UMs were the world's first stage monitor

8) Meyer Ultra Monitors -- with road cases
(UM-1P and UM-100P)

130 dB Max RMS and 136 dB Max Peak at one meter

Note: The Meyer UPA-1P has the same components as the Meyer UPA listed in "Compact Speakers".
Either model can be used for either job.


Meyer Ultra Monitors
Drum Monitor
Several Options

OPTION 1) Drums, vocals & full band from an MSL-4 speaker with a USW-1P sub-woofer
Standard Configuration as of Nov 2009 (two available)

OPTION 2) Drums, vocals, etc with a Meyer MSL-4 and no sub

OPTION 3) Vocal mix with a wedge shaped UM monitor or trapazoid shaped UPA-1P

OPTION 4) USW sub with modest mix in UM or UPA. Historically the original drum monitor.

OPTION 5) Drums, vocals & full band from an MSL-4 speaker with a 650-R2 sub-woofer

Pictured is the Standard (option 1) prepared for Steven Adler original drummer for Guns'n'Roses

Meyer Galileo with Compass Software Meyer Galileo Loudspeaker Management
Now with two units for Front Of House, monitors, or channel inserts
One in the "SIM Rack" and the other in the "Monitor Rack"

Control Software
EitherNet based Compass Control Software for the Macintosh Computer

6 x 16 Matrix Mixer and Level Control
6 Inputs with gain, balanced line level, Headroom +26.2 dBu
16 Outputs with gain, balanced line level, Headroom +26.2 dBu

Equalization
6) 5-Band Parametric EQ, and 3-way TruShape EQ, and HP/LP filters on inputs
16) 10-Band Parametric EQ, and 4-way TruShape EQ, and HP/LP filters on outputs

Delay
Accurate to .01 Milliseconds on all inputs and outputs independently

Additional Correction
Atmospheric distance compensation, Loudspeaker array compensation, and polarity

Control Software
Meyer Compass. Often used on a Mac Laptop through Cysco Ethernet/WiFi router

Meyer SIM3
High-Resolution Acoustic Measurement Device
David Muddiman is fully factory trained and with SIM3 certification.

Meyer SIM3 Nov 2005 Version (fully updated) Interfaces with Meyer Galileo and Line Switcher [ Learn More ]

1400 Band resolution measurements of THD, Freq response, and phase shift measured for:

1- Room Response without correction
2- Corrective equalization
3- Resulting Room response after Correction

12 zones can be aligned without rewiring, before and during the show.

1) Meyer SIM3 Line Switcher in Monitor EQ Rack
1) Meyer SIM3 Line Switcher in SIM Rack for aligning other PA systems

Meyer SIM3 Microphone - DPA 4006 specially selected for uniform sensitivity
(+/- .25 dB 25mv)

Rackmounted LCD/Keyboard/mouse

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Amp Rack
With a stargrounded power distribution

Frontfill Processor
One Meyer P1-A Processor for EQ, Alignment, and Protection

Frontfill Amplifier
One Crest 7001 Professional Amplifier
850 Watts / channel into 2 ohms
Frequency response: 1 Hz to 50K Hz

Subwoofer Processors
Two (or four) Meyer B2-A Processor for Crossover, Alignment, and Protection

Subwoofer Amplifiers
Two (or up to three) Crest 7001 Professional Amplifiers
850 Watts / channel into 2 ohms
Frequency response: 1 Hz to 50K Hz


The Crest 7001
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Electrical Power
Better operation and better grounding,
featuring mostly 240 Volt power amps

Power Distribution by Amp Factory

240 Volt, 100 Amp,
with 100 feet of 4 conductor 6 AWG wire cable

Connects with
Bare Wire or "Tails"
Grounded Range Plug (NEMA 14-50)
"California" Generator Connector

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50 Amp California Connector
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NEMA 14-50 Grounded Range
Front Of House Mixing Consoles
Full featured or simple and compact

1) APB-Dynasonics Spectra T-32
32 mono channels, and 4 stereo channels
4 band parametric EQ with dialable shelf option
8 VCAs and one master VCA, VCA mutes plus 4 group mutes
Separate L-C-R and Mono mixed from each channel
4 main, 4 matrix, and 10 aux active balanced drive outputs
1 transformer isolated output for press or video
With optional EZ-Tilt

Note: In small rooms, one of the two small ProMon listed under "Consoles for Monitor Mix" can be used at FOH while the other is used for monitors.

FOH Insert and FX rack
With Furman Power Conditioner

Four stereo digital effects.
3) Roland DEP-5 (each mono in and stereo out)
1) Alesis MidiVerb4 (2 channels in and stereo out)

Dynamic compressors, 12 channels total
3) BSS DPR404 Quad Compressor/De-Essers

Gating, 12 channels total
3) BSS DPR504 Quad Gate with parametric trigger EQ

APB Line Mixer -- for Laptops and Effects returns
(4 mic channels, 4 stereo channels)

APB ProMon photo st_MonitorBoard.jpg Consoles for Monitor Mix Position
Interfacing BSS dynamics, the Galileo loudspeaker processor(s) and ten 31band EQs for inserts, etc.

2) APB-Dynasonics ProMon Monitor consoles
16 mono channels each,
2 mono mixes, and 8 stereo mixes,
18 active balanced drive outputs
These two consoles can be linked for 32 inputs and 18 output mixes

Note: In small rooms, one of these two small monitor consoles can be used at FOH while the other is used for monitors.

Monitor Insert Rack
With Furman Power Conditioner

Gating, 12 channels total
3) BSS DPR504 Quad Gate with parametric trigger EQ

AKG C414 XLS photo

Type 85 FET DI Box photo DIType85FET.jpg

Microphones and Other Inputs
37 microphones and 9 Direct Inputs (DIs)

2) Beyer M88, dynamic for bass drum (or vocals)
4) Sennheiser MD421 (II), dynamic for drum toms, horns, electric guitar, or vocals
2) AKG C414 XLS, condensor for acoustic instruments, percussion, vocals, overhead, etc.
2) AKG C451 B, condensor for acoustic instruments or percussion
5) Shure sm81, condensor for cymbals and acoustic instruments
7) Shure sm57, dynamic for drums and instruments
6) Shure sm58, dynamic for vocals
1) Shure sm58 U series wireless G band

2) Cable Factory Passive Direct Boxes with Lundahl transformers
3) Countryman Type 85 FET Active Direct Boxes
2) BSS Active DI with transformer balanced Line Drive
2) DOD passive Direct Boxes

Complete compliment of stands (20) and LP drum claws (11),
Snakes: 32 x 10 split 130ft, 16 x 4 100ft

[Image soon] Band Engineer (BE) Rack
Bringing David Muddiman's recognizable effects use to any PA system

Effects Processing
1) Roland DEP-5 (mono in and stereo out)
1) Alesis MidiVerb4 (2 channels in and stereo out)

[Image soon] Artistic EQ rack for monitors, inserts, etc.
For alignment of any PA, or to allow a visiting engineer to adjust EQ other than SIM3 optimum.

Equalizers
Ten Channels of dBX 31 band graphic EQ
Meyer SIM3 Line Switcher

EXTRA
Optional Extra Equipment
Not part of the Standard Configuration

Additional Consoles:
2) Allen-Heath 16ch Mixwizard 16:2 redesigned by David Muddiman, grounding rebuilt by Nick Green
1) Alesis 4 mono + 4 stereo channel console -- in road case
1) Sunn 8 channel powered mixer (currently not available)

Additional Dynamic Processors (add to FOH or Monitors)
4) Drawmer MX40 Quad Gates with tunable trigger and Punchgate option (16ch total)
3) Drawmer 201 dual gate (6ch total)

Additional Full Range Speakers:
1) EAW FR-153 3-way loudspeakers
2) Starground 2-way loudspeakers

Additional Monitor Speakers:
2) Starground 2-Way 15" wedge shaped monitors
1) Starground 2-Way 12" wedge shaped monitor

Additional Microphones:
2) MXR 993, condensor for cymbals and acoustic instruments
1) EV RE-15, dynamic multi-purpose
3) Additional Shure Mics

Lighting Equipment
Often at no extra charge !

David Muddiman is not a professional lighting operator or designer. However, very basic lighting is available when your event risks being in the dark. Starground can find you an associate to provide professional lighting.

2) Light Poles
8) Colored lights 4 to each pole
2) Halogen floodlights
1) Light Control Box

Of Course, you also get David Muddiman, with his Education and Experience, and now many associates in sound, lighting, projection, crew and volunteering.



Starground Audio is a sound company seriously dedicated to providing the best audio quality possible, through the best experience, training and premium quality equipment.

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