Adding another staple to the Las Vegas bar, restaurant and nightclub scene, systems integration firm R2W designed and installed a complete JBL loudspeaker system at Fine Entertainment's recently constructed PBR Rock Bar to support all audio from background restaurant music to televised sporting events and live rock concerts.
The 1,100-capacity venue, located in the Miracle Mile complex at the Las Vegas Planet Hollywood Hotel, combines a rock and roll atmosphere with a nightclub, American grill, more than 100 high-definition televisions and a mechanical bull to offer patrons a Vegas experience like no other. In addition, the PBR Rock Bar's main dining hall transforms into a stage for live performances after dark.
R2W installed 21 JBL AM7212/95 12-inch full-range 2-way loudspeakers, five ASB6125 high-power dual subwoofers, eight AC28/26 2-way loudspeakers and four Control 24CT 2-way ceiling speakers for the 13,000 square-foot dining/bar area, along with 15 JBL Control 28T-60 2-high-output speakers for the 3,000-square foot outdoor patio area.
The PBR Rock Bar, which is licensed under the Professional Bullriders Association, also features BSS Soundweb London BLU-160, BLU-120 and BLU-8 for multi-zone control and signal distribution.
“Having worked with JBL loudspeakers for years, we have a lot of experience with the brand and these particular models. We are aware of the excellent cost-to-performance ratio that comes with JBL,” stated David Starck, system engineer for the Las Vegas-based R2W. “Combining multiple series of loudspeakers from JBL, we supplied the Rock Bar with a system that easily transforms from the restaurant setting to a live sound hot spot.”
“We needed really high SPL levels for this install and the JBL speakers were perfect,” said Kevin Ruschmann, project manager, R2W. “We chose the high-powered JBL system and it turned out very nicely. Everything sounds great in the Rock Bar.”
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