India’s ABR Cinemas Gets Big JBL Upgrade — AV.technology
Digital Sound System deploys cutting-edge JBL Professional cinema audio solutions to create immersive AV experiences at ABR Cinemas The Next: Gudivada
To deliver immersive, dynamic sound in three theatres, sound integrators Digital Sound System equipped ABR Cinemas The Next: Gudivada with class-leading JBL Professional cinema audio systems.
ABR Cinemas The Next is a world-class multiplex located in historic Gudivada. With three luxurious theatres, ABR Cinemas is one of Andhra Pradesh’s premier cinemas. To create a more immersive AV experience with even, balanced coverage, ABR Cinemas recently decided to upgrade its ageing audio systems. ABR Cinemas hired sound integrators Digital Sound System to install three cutting-edge HARMAN Professional Solutions cinema audio systems featuring class-leading JBL loudspeakers, Crown amplifiers and Dolby Atmos processors.
“We are proud to have been associated with HARMAN Professional Solutions and all of the products recently installed at ABR Cinemas,” said Dariya Hussain Syed of Digital Sound System. “The JBL Professional 4732 loudspeakers and 4642A subwoofers have delivered exceptional audio results. We received the products promptly and the technical support from HARMAN Professional Solutions helped us complete the installation on time.”
Digital Sound System equipped the Audi 3 theater with an immersive 32-channel Dolby Atmos solution powered by a Dolby Atmos Cinema Processor CP850 and Dolby Atmos Interface DAC3202. To deliver crystal-clear sound, Digital Sound System installed JBL 5732 ScreenArray loudspeakers in left, centre and right positions. To provide additional low-frequency support, Digital Sound System selected powerful JBL 4642A dual-driver subwoofers and JBL 4641 subwoofers. Digital Sound System mounted JBL 9310, 9300, and JBL 8320 cinema surround loudspeakers on the walls and ceiling to ensure consistent coverage throughout the theatre. The system is powered by Crown DSi 4000, DSi 2000 and XLC 2500 amplifiers.
In the Audi 2 theatre, Digital Sound System installed a complete 7.1 cinema audio system featuring JBL 4732 ScreenArray loudspeakers in the left, centre and right positions. Digital Sound System selected JBL 4642A dual-driver subwoofers to deliver smooth bass response and JBL 8320 compact cinema surround loudspeakers to ensure balanced sound in every seat. The system is powered by Crown DSi 4000 and DSi 2000 amplifiers and controlled using a state-of-the-art JBL CPi2000 cinema processor.
Digital Sound System installed a compact 7.1 cinema audio system in the Audi 1 theatre, featuring JBL 3732 ScreenArray loudspeakers in the left, centre and right positions. The system is enhanced with a JBL 4642A dual-driver subwoofer for low-end support and JBL 8320 compact cinema surround loudspeakers for comprehensive coverage. The system is powered by Crown DSi 4000 and DSi 2000 amplifiers. A JBL CPi2000 cinema processor offers complete control over the system.
“We recently had JBL Professional products installed at ABR Cinemas in Gudivada,” said Ramakrishna Anil Kumar Pechetti, CEO, ABR Cinemas. “The sound quality and product performance have been very good. Working with the HARMAN Professional Solutions team has also been a great experience, as everyone was highly professional and ensured timely delivery of the project. I’d recommend JBL Professional products for future upgrades at any branch of ABR Cinemas.”
“With a forward-looking approach and a focus on quality, ABR Cinemas wanted to offer a world-class cinema experience for guests in Gudivada, Andhra Pradesh,” said Aditya Todi, Senior Director of Sales and Marketing, HARMAN Professional Solutions, India and SAARC. “We’re glad to have been part of this journey with them.”