September 2019 Newsletter

BOXING TOURNAMENT

A staple on the ULTRA event calender is the boxing event held at the Wynberg Military Sports Center. With Damascus promotions at the helm, an update on the technical requirements was requested. A 9m x 9m box truss was suspended over the ring, providing both a visual centerpiece and a practical solution to position show and broadcast lighting and video screens. Power was supplied by an ULTRA 3 phase generator, and distributed throughout the venue according to show, broadcast and catering requirements.

BRANDS THAT RECENTLY TRUSTED ULTRA WITH THEIR EVENTS

CONFERENCE

Ultra Events was proud to once again be involved in the GenRe annual conference, this year held at the Vineyard Hotel and Conference centre. The 2 day conference opened with welcome and introductions after which the room dividers were closed, creating 3 presentation areas with a variety of speakers presenting. Each room had a Christie LHD700 projector and a Roland V60HD to handle all the visual content. while JBL Prx612 speakers, Soundcraft mixers, and Shure wireless microphones took care of the audio solution. On the 2nd day all 3 rooms merged into one large room to end of the conference with a bang.

EDM DANCE EVENT

ULTRA Events was extremely excited to be at the helm of the technical production for the Spilt Milk edm dance event that was held in Paarden Eiland. A D&B audio solution was chosen based on the modelling and prediction software that maximized the design options. The final solution, based on the prediction software, consisted of D&B V8 mid-high speakers and B22 sub woofers, with 4 x J Infra subwoofer extending the low frequency response of the system. A 6mm LED video wall was used behind the DJ incorporating a Christie 14K Roadster projector completing the 3d visual effect. A number of Robe Pointes, 600 LED washes and Martin 101 lighting fixtures were used along with 40 Martin Sceptrons to tie the lighting and visual content together.

 

NEW TOYS TO SHOUT ABOUT

THOUGHTS FROM RAVING FANS

With the immense successes of the Shure QLX-D range of wireless microphone systems ULTRA upped their current inventory with more receivers, transmitters and antennae distribution systems. The 24bit digital audio & wide frequency response capture the sound as clearly & accurately as it was produced. Confidentiality is ensured via AES-256 advanced encryption that generates a randomized key for each use.
  1. EDM Dance event – it truly was incredible, what a clean and super punchy sound it has. Massive respect to you and your team on a perfect show – Richard
  2. Good morning – Thanks to yourself and your crew for this weekend, Love love loved it – Sven
  3. Morning, and congratulations on a great show -Johnathan

LIVE CONCERT

Cape Town audiences caught the magic of India’s Fabulous Four when YouTube sensation SANAM, returned by popular demand for a concert in the city. The group started their SA tour at Emperors Palace, Johannesburg and moved to Grand West Casino, Cape Town and ended off at Suncoast Casino, Durban. The band rose to fame after composing renditions of classic Bollywood hit songs that they had grown up listening to & uploading them to YouTube. Some of their most viewed clips are performed in a variety of languages such as Hindi, English, Spanish & more. One of their biggest hits, Main Hoon, was featured in the Hollywood blockbuster, The Amazing Spiderman 2. Their music video for Gulabi Aankhen has a staggering 111 million views alone. ULTRA was enlisted to supply & support a 3.9mm resolution led video screen solution on stage for the Cape Town leg of the tour.

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