Capella Bangkok Hotel creates an ambiance of luxury with HARMAN Professional solutions
To ensure a premium guest experience with crystal‐clear audio, professional lighting and sound for events, seamless video connectivity for meetings and a comprehensive central control system, Country Group Development collaborated with Mahajak Development to equip its Capella Bangkok hotel with a suite of HARMAN Professional networked AV, lighting and control solutions.
“We were responsible for the audio, visual, lighting and control systems design for the ballroom, specialty function rooms and four areas of the background music system,” said Eric Wong, AV Consultant of Katakan Consulting Co., Ltd., as reported by Mahajak.“
“We are proud to be a part of the organization installing the audio system for Capella Bangkok Hotel,” added Pongsakorn Kanchanachayphoom, Project Director, Mahajak Development Co. Ltd.
In the main lobby and corridors are JBL Control 14CT and Control 47CT ceiling speakers, and using JBL Control 226CT, 45C/T and 19CST in‐ceiling speakers In areas with high ceilings. Weather‐ resistant JBL Control 88M and Control 29‐1AV outdoor loudspeakers cover the garden area, while MS610 waterproof marine speakers provide audio for the spa area.
The ballroom and specialty function rooms have JBL Control 16CT, 45CT, 226C/T, 19CST and 328C in‐ceiling speakers. JBL EON612 with PRX818LF subwoofer systems are for larger events. Crown CDi 2|300, XTi 6002, CT 8150 and XFMR‐8 amplifiers power the speakers. One Soundcraft LX7ii mixing console completes the system.
Lighting for the stage uses Martin RUSH PAR 2 RGBW Zoom fixtures, using a Martin Ether2DMX8 router.
Mahajak equipped the hotel’s control center with a range of HARMAN control solutions‐ an MXD‐1001‐L touch panel provides comprehensive routing for AV signals throughout the facility, the AMX TPC‐IPAD app provides remote control capabilities via Apple iPad, a BSS BLU‐ 100 Signal Processor in the control center provides signal distribution to each floor’s audio system via BLU Link digital audio networking, while BSS BLU‐10 and EC‐4BV wall‐mounted controllers allow staﬀ to easily adjust volume and configure audio zones remotely. Crown CDi 4|300 amplifiers power each floor’s speakers and a Soundcraft LX7ii analog mixing console provides advanced mixing capabilities.