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Cinema 21 Installs Southeast Asia's First Christie Vive Audio Cinema Solution in Jakarta
Posted on Wednesday, May 13, 2015
JAKARTA, Indonesia – (May 13, 2015) — Christie®, the global leader in visual displays and audio technologies, is proud to announce that Cinema 21, the largest movie theater chain in Indonesia, has installed the first Christie Vive Audio™ cinema sound system in its state-of-the-art Auditorium 2 at Epicentrum XXI complex located in Central Jakarta to provide the best possible cinematic experience for its movie-goers.
The 302-seat auditorium, which features a 14-meter screen and plush seating for maximum comfort, is the preferred venue for premieres and gala screenings in the Indonesian capital. The Vive Audio system installed has been configured to meet the requirements of the Dolby® Atmos™ sound technology system. Cinema 21 becomes the first movie theater chain in Southeast Asia to be equipped with Christie’s cutting-edge cinema audio solution which utilizes ribbon driver speakers and Class D amplifiers.
Besides offering truly rich, dynamic and detailed sound, the innovative Christie Vive Audio system unlocks the full potential of the DCI digital cinema audio format and is compatible with the leading immersive and surround audio formats in the market. It consists of wall and ceiling surround speakers that use unique ribbon driver technology in a line array design, purpose-built for cinema environments.
The installation in Auditorium 2 was undertaken by Christie’s Indonesian partner, PT Megatech Engineering, and comprises close to 50 Christie Vive Audio speakers of varying combinations. These include LA3 screen channel speakers, LA3C speakers for ceiling surrounds, LA4S speakers for wall surround effects, S215 subwoofers (for full range frequency response), as well as S218 for Low Frequency Effects (subwoofers) channels. The end result is highly immersive cinema sound known for delivering exceptional power and performance.
“We’ve been working with Christie for almost a decade and have always been very impressed with the company’s constant technological and groundbreaking advancements in digital cinema. We have benefited much working with Christie’s technical team from the Vive Audio installation and are very pleased to once again bring the latest cinema technologies to the audiences in Indonesia,” commented Rudy Susanto, president, PT Megatech Engineering.
Besides the immersive aural experience brought about by Christie Vive Audio, audiences can enjoy the most brilliant and high resolution visuals offered by the Christie CP4230 4K DLP® Digital Cin