Foothill Ranch, CA [April 2009] – Deep in the heart of New York City’s Financial District,
two blocks from Wall Street, the newly refurbished Dubliner Irish pub opened its doors in
March, equipped with a compact Renkus-Heinz SYGMA SG Series distributed sound
system, installed by Starview Satellite Corporation of Flushing, NY.
The pub, housed in a Victorian era building and surrounded by cobbled streets, features three
dining areas and one large bar area. Quiet chatter and fine dining during weekday working
lunches is accompanied by low level background music from the sound system; evenings see
the place abuzz with city gossip and higher level music.
cabinets, tucked away under the wooden ceiling beams, serve each of the two
small dining areas. A further eight SGX41
s cover the larger dining area, while the bar area has
s, with each area augmented by a separate in-ceiling subwoofer.
features the same audiophile-quality coaxial driver as the hugely successful
ICONYX line of digitally steerable loudspeakers, combining a 4” woofer with a 1” soft dome
tweeter. Mounted in a vented wooden 6x7x6” (17.8x15.2x15.2cm) cabinet with metal grille, it’s
designed for applications requiring unobtrusive but high quality sound.
All amplification is via QSC ISA 800TI, ISA 500TI and ISA280 power amplifiers, with the bar
system bi-amped. Sound sources comprise an iPod, three video receivers and an external
, of Renkus-Heinz New York area representatives Cardone, Solomon &
“The owner was very specific about wanting a system with a really low
physical profile, good dispersion and being capable of effectively providing both low level
background and higher level foreground music. It’s not a nightclub environment and never
becomes loud, because the pub is all about fine dining, but it is located in the Wall Street area
and post-work there’s a slightly different ambience than during the fine dining lunchtime periods.
So the SGs’ versatility and range, as well as their very small size, makes them perfect for the