ALLEN & HEATH SELECTED FOR NEW SAUDI ARABIAN UNIVERSITY INSTALLATION

Allen & Heath mixing consoles have been installed throughout the new Princess Noura bint AbdulRahman University for Women in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

​Supplied by CAP France BAT with the support of Allen & Heath distributor PAXT Pro Audio Engineering, the audio installation encompasses the University’s Convention Centre including a 2800 capacity theatre, a smaller 1400 capacity theatre, a rehearsal/multi-purpose theatre, and ten seminar rooms.

 

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The University was officially opened by Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah less than three years after laying the first foundation stone. The major building project covers 8 million square metres, and includes administration buildings, 13 faculties, a 700-bed student hospital, laboratories, research centres and a residential area including accommodation for students and staff. The capacity of the university is around 26,000 students.

The two larger theatres feature a total of four iDR-48 MixRacks and four iLive-T112 Control Surfaces to manage FOH and monitors, whilst the Black Box rehearsal theatre contains an iDR-32 MixRack with iLive-T80 Control Surface. Additionally, ZED-14 analogue stereo USB mixers are installed in each of the seminar rooms to mix wireless,goose-neck mics and programme audio sources.