Paul VI High School Stadium Sound System

Project Info

  • Construction Date

    April 2010

  • Category

    Athletic Venues, Stadiums

System Requirements

The Paul VI High School stadium did not have a permanently installed sound system, so for games, they set up portable loudspeakers.  They needed a permanent system that would cover the home stands, field, and visitor’s stands, all from the press box, as mounting on the poles would require breaking concrete and trenching.

System Design

Using EASE, an acoustical sound system modeling program, we created a 3D model of the stadium and placed the proposed loudspeakers on the press box.  After some aiming and tweaking, we were happy with the coverage and the system was approved and ordered.

With the R2s, we have great pattern control, exceptional low-frequency response and plenty of headroom which allows the system to be clear over crowd noise.

Featured Equipment
  • Community R2 loudspeakers (various models)
  • Crown CDi amplifiers
  • Shure SLX wireless microphones
  • Furman power conditioner/sequencer


The new stadium sound provides exceptional speech and music reinforcement and covers the entire stadium.  Announcements are clear over the crown noise, and music has a full-range sound.