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Topgolf audio solutions

Having successfully improved the audio set up of TopGolf Watford, the team were set to work transforming the audio of both the Chigwell and Surrey sites.

Here is a run-down of the solution for Topgolf Chigwell, which was split into 8 zones detailed as follows:

Loudspeaker Allocation

Zone 1, Main Area – 7 x Ecler Audeo 106 loudspeakers in white run at 30w each at 100v line will be installed, 6 under the bulk head around the bar and 1 above the door to the basement. 8 x Ecler Arqis 106 loudspeakers in white run at 120w each at 8ohm will be installed above the reception area for sound reinforcement.

Zone 2
, Ground floor Bays – 13 x Ecler Audeo 106 loudspeakers in black run at 30w each at 100v line will be installed, bays 1-9 will have a separate volume control.

Zone 3, 1st floor Bays – 14 x Ecler Audeo 106 loudspeakers in black run at 30w each at 100v line will be installed, bays 46-55 will have a separate volume control.

Zone 4, Tee Room – 4 x LD System loudspeakers will remain but will be incorporated into the new system and will have a separate volume/source zone control as well as local input plate. The existing Sky box audio will be incorporated into the system.

Zone 5, Outside Front – 4 of the 6 existing JBL speakers will be relocated to the outdoor area at the front of the building replacing the existing 2 loudspeakers.

Zone 6, Toilets – 3 x Ecler IC6 ceiling mounted loudspeakers will be installed to replace the existing units, 1 in each of the toilets and 1 in the toilet corridor.

Zone 7, Offices/Maintenance – 3 x Ecler IC6 ceiling mounted loudspeakers will be installed to replace the existing units, 1 in each of the offices, as well as 1 x Ecler Audeo 106 loudspeaker in black will be installed in the Maintenance area.

Zone 8, Small Seating Area to the Left of the Door – 2 x Ecler Audeo 106 loudspeaker in white will be installed in the area to the left as you walk in the main doors.

 

The existing Speaker cabling will be utilised but new 1.5mm Quartex high grade speaker cabling will be installed where needed. The existing 2 x Cloud VTX4120 power amplifiers will remain and be used for the 8 new Ecler Arqis 106 loudspeakers in Zone 1. The ageing Cloud Z4 Mixer will be removed and replaced with a Cloud Z8 Mk4 Mixer and Cloud PM8 8 Zone Paging Mic as well as the following 6 new Power Amplifiers:


Amplifier Allocation

Zone 1 – 2 x existing Cloud VTX4120 power amplifiers will remain for 8 x Arqis 106 loudspeakers, 1 x Ecler HSA300 100v Power Amplifier will be installed for the 7 x Ecler Audeo 106 loudspeakers.

Zone 2 – 1 x Ecler HZA4-120F 100v Power Amplifier will be installed for the 13 x Ecler Audeo 106 loudspeakers.

Zone 3 – 1 x Ecler HZA4-120F 100v Power Amplifier will be installed for the 14 x Ecler Audeo 106 loudspeakers.

Zone 4 – 1 x Ecler eLPA2-350 Power Amplifier will be installed for the existing 4 x LD Systems loudspeakers.

Zone 5 – 1 x Ecler HSA300 100v Power Amplifier will be installed for the existing 4 x JBL loudspeakers.

Zone 6, 7, 8 – 1 x Ecler eGPA4-150 Power Amplifier will be installed for the 5 x Ecler IC6 and 3 x Ecler Audeo 106 loudspeakers.

 

Source Allocation

The Cloud Z8 has 6 line input channels which will be allocated as follows:

  1. Sky Box
  2. Tee Room Sky Box
  3. Radio
  4. DJ/Aux input (Switchable)
  5. Music Server
  6. Tee Room remote input

 

37 x Ecler AUDEO 106

Designed by Giugiaro. 2 way full range ABS speaker cabinet. IP 54. 6.5″ woofer and 25mm soft dome tweeter. 50W RMS / 8 ohms. 100V line power taps: 30/15/10/7W. Wall bracket included. Available in black or white.

8 x Ecler Arqis 106

2-way wooden loudspeaker cabinet with a compact format, stylish aesthetics, excellent sound quality and long term reliability. 120W RMS @ 8Ω, 6.5″ woofer and 1″ HF tweeter. The included wall bracket allows for pan and tilt adjustment, and requires a single screw for fastening. Available in black or white.

1 x Cloud Z8 MK4

Eight zone mono mixer featuring 6 music inputs with gain controls, 2 local mic inputs, paging mic input, 8 remote facility inputs, and 8 output zones.

1 x Cloud PM8

  • Individual and multiple zone selection
  • Definable zone groups with group selection
  • Pre-announcement chime with internal chime sounder
  • TALK and CALL ALL buttons
  • BUSY L.E.D.
  • Configurable two-layer announcement priority system
  • Auto-zone reset after announcement
  • Zone disable function

1 x Cloud RSL6

Remote music source and level control plate, available in black or white.